Thursday, December 1, 2011

The Grammy Family (2012 Grammy Nominees)


The 2012 Grammy Awards Show will be held February 12, 2012. We all know that this show is not a strong representation of what's the best music out there especially in the hiphop category, Kanye West managed to ring up 7 nominations yet none of them fall under the category of "Album of the Year" however Watch the Throne and My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy both received nominations for "Rap Album of the Year" Here's a list of nominations, really no surprises or cause for excitement here.


Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep – Adele
Holocene – Bon Iver
Grenade – Bruno Mars
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Firework – Katy Perry

Album Of The Year
21 – Adele
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
Loud – Rihanna

Song Of The Year
All Of The Lights – Kanye West
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Grenade – Bruno Mars
Holocene – Bon Iver
Rolling In The Deep – Adele

Best New Artist
Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

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 Rap/Sung Collaboration
Party – BeyoncĂ© & AndrĂ© 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 Song
All Of The Lights – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie
Black And Yellow – Wiz Khalifa
I Need A Doctor – Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
Look At Me Now – Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
Otis – Jay-Z & Kanye West
The Show Goes On – Lupe Fiasco

Best Rap Album
Watch The Throne – Jay-Z & Kanye West
Tha Carter IV – Lil Wayne
Lasers – Lupe Fiasco
Pink Friday – Nicki Minaj
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West

Full list @ grammy.com/nomimees

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