The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Lead Nominations
The Grammys: Adele, Kanye West Lead Nominations

Bruno Mars Up for Biggest Awards; Bon Iver & Skrillex Huge Surprises

MAJOR NOMINEES LIST

Album Of The Year:

"21" -- Adele
"Wasting Light" -- Foo Fighters
"Born This Way" -- Lady Gaga
"Doo-Wops & Hooligans" -- Bruno Mars
"Loud" -- Rihanna

Record Of The Year:

"Rolling In The Deep" -- Adele
"Holocene" -- Bon Iver
"Grenade" -- Bruno Mars
"The Cave" -- Mumford & Sons
"Firework" -- Katy Perry

Song Of The Year:

"All Of The Lights" -- Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters
(Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"The Cave" -- Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
"Grenade" -- Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt,
songwriters (Bruno Mars)
"Holocene" -- Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
"Rolling In The Deep" -- Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

Best New Artist:

The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

Best Pop Solo Performance:

"Someone Like You" -- Adele
"Yoü And I" -- Lady Gaga
"Grenade" -- Bruno Mars
"Firework" -- Katy Perry
"F***in' Perfect" -- Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

"Body And Soul" -- Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
"Dearest" -- The Black Keys
"Paradise" -- Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks" -- Foster The People
"Moves Like Jagger" -- Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Dance Recording:

"Raise Your Weapon" -- Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
"Barbra Streisand" -- Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" -- David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" -- Robyn
"Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" -- Skrillex
"Save The World" -- Swedish House Mafia

Best Rock Performance:

"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" -- Coldplay
"Down By The Water" -- The Decemberists
"Walk" -- Foo Fighters
"The Cave" -- Mumford & Sons
"Lotus Flower" -- Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance:

"On The Backs Of Angels" - Dream Theater
"White Limo" - Foo Fighters
"Curl Of The Burl" - Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" - Megadeth
"Blood In My Eyes" - Sum 41

Best Rock Album:

"Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul" - Jeff Beck
"Wasting Light" - Foo Fighters
"Come Around Sundown" - Kings Of Leon
"I'm With You" - Red Hot Chili Peppers
"The Whole Love" - Wilco

Best Alternative Music Album:

"Bon Iver" - Bon Iver
"Codes And Keys" - Death Cab For Cutie
"Torches" - Foster The People
"Circuital" - My Morning Jacket
"The King Of Limbs" - Radiohead

Best Traditional R&B Performance:

"Sometimes I Cry" - Eric Benét
"Fool For You" - Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
"Radio Message" - R. Kelly
"Good Man" - Raphael Saadiq
"Surrender" - Betty Wright & The Roots

Best R&B Album:

"F.A.M.E." - Chris Brown
"Second Chance" - El DeBarge
"Love Letter" - R. Kelly
"Pieces Of Me" - Ledisi
"Kelly" - Kelly Price

Best Rap Album:

"Lasers" -- Lupe Fiasco
"Watch the Throne" -- Jay-Z and Kanye West
"Pink Friday" -- Nicki Minaj
"Tha Carter IV" -- Lil Wayne
"My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy" -- Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

"Party" - Beyoncé & André 3000
"I'm On One" - DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
"I Need A Doctor" - Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
"What's My Name?" - Rihanna & Drake
"Motivation" - Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
"All Of The Lights" - Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

Best Rap Performance:

"Look At Me Now" - Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
"Otis" - Jay-Z & Kanye West
"The Show Goes On" - Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life" - Nicki Minaj & Drake
"Black And Yellow" - Wiz Khalifa

Best Country Album
"My Kinda Party" -- Jason Aldean
"Chief" -- Eric Church
"Own The Night" -- Lady Antenellum
"Red River Blue" -- Blake Shelton
"Here For A Good Time" -- George Strait
"Speak Now" -- Taylor Swift

Best Country Solo Performance:

"Dirt Road Anthem" - Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" - Martina McBride
"Honey Bee" - Blake Shelton
"Mean" - Taylor Swift
"Mama's Song" - Carrie Underwood

Best Country Song

"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" - Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)
"God Gave Me You" - Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)
"Just Fishin'" - Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
"Mean" - Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
"Threaten Me With Heaven" - Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O'Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)
"You And Tequila" - Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)

Best Americana Album:

"Emotional Jukebox" - Linda Chorney
"Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down" - Ry Cooder
"Hard Bargain" - Emmylou Harris
"Ramble At The Ryman" - Levon Helm
"Blessed" - Lucinda Williams

Best Blues Album:

"Low Country Blues" - Gregg Allman
"Roadside Attractions" - Marcia Ball
"Man In Motion" - Warren Haynes
"The Reflection" - Keb' Mo'
"Revelator" - Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album:

"Barton Hollow" - The Civil Wars
"I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive" - Steve Earle
"Helplessness Blues" - Fleet Foxes
"Ukulele Songs" - Eddie Vedder
"The Harrow & The Harvest" - Gillian Welch

Best Bluegrass Album
"Paper Airplane" -- Alison Krauss & Union Station
"Reason & Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter and Jim Lauderdale" -- Jim Lauderdale
"Rare Bird Alert" -- Steve Martin & The Steep Canyon Rangers
"Old Memories: The Songs of Bill Monroe" -- The Del McCoury Band
"A Mother's Prayer" -- Ralph Stanley
"Sleep With One Eye Open" -- Chris Thile & Michael Daves

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