Grammy Awards 2012 Nominees Are






The nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards 2012 were announced on Wednesday night in Los Angeles , winners will be announced on February 12,2012.The Grammy Awards Ceremony to be held on Feb 12 at Staples Centre in Los Angeles and the list of nominees are:



ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
  • 21->Adele
  • Wasting Light-> Foo Fighters
  • Born This Way-> Lady Gaga
  • Doo-Wops & Hooligans –> Bruno Mars
  • Loud –> Rihanna


BEST NEW ARTIST:
  • The Band Perry
  • Bon Iver
  • J.Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex
Best Blues Album
  • Gregg Allman -> Low Country Blues
  •  Marcia Ball -> Roadside Attractions
  •  Warren Haynes -> Man In Motion
  • Keb Mo -> The Reflection
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band -> Revelator
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
  • The Cave
  • Grenade
  • Holocene
  • Rolling in the Deep
Best New Artist
  • The Band Perry
  • Bon Iver
  • J. Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex
BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM:
  • 21 ->Adele
  • The Lady Killer –> Cee Lo Green
  • Born This Way – >Lady Gaga
  • Doo-Wops & Hooligans –> Bruno Mars
  • Loud- >Rihanna


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  • Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - >Body and Soul
  •  The Black Keys - >Dearest
  •  Coldplay - >Paradise
  •  Foster The People ->Pumped Up Kicks
  •  Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera - >Moves Like Jagger

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 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 Rap/Sung Collaboration
  •  Beyonce and Andre 3000 -> Party
  • DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne -> I'm On One
  •  Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey -> I Need a Doctor
  • Rihanna and Drake -> What's My Name?
  • Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne -> Motivation
  • Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie -> All Of The Lights

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 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 RAP ALBUM:
  • Watch The Throne – >Jay-Z and Kanye West
  • Tha Carter IV –> Lil Wayne
  • Lasers –> Lupe Fiasco
  • Pink Friday –> Nicki Minaj
  • My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy –> Kanye West
Best Country Song
  • Thompson Square -> Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not
  • Blake Shelton - >God Gave Me You
  • Trace Adkins - >Just Fishin' 
  •  Taylor Swift ->Mean
  • Vince Gill - >Threaten Me With Heaven
  • Kenny Chesney (featuring Grace Potter) ->You and Tequila

And the list goes on and on but since all the categories cannot be put here therefore I have not included all of them but Kanye West leads the award list nominees with seven nominations in various categories while British singer Adele with six nominations in categories including Song of the year, Record of the year and  Album of the year.There are total 78 categories going for the grammy awards 2012 and I did my best to include the most important categories, please do write some comments on the categories which can be included.