Grammy Award nominees announced

The ladies ruled the Grammy nominations! In a live nationally televised broadcast December 2, the 52nd Grammy Award nominees were announced. Rapper LL Cool J revealed the nominations in several categories and Nick Jonas & the Administration premiered their first world performance. The Black Eyed Peas, Sugarland and Maxwell also performed during the one-hour special.

Beyonce and her Single Ladies rock the GrammysAs for
highlights? Beyonce tops the list with 10 noms and Taylor Swift followed by
eight.

As industry insiders hold their breath, rest assured the event’s organizers will ensure Kanye West is not on stage to present an award to reprise the diss demonstrated at the MTV Video Music
Awards.

Grammy Award Nominees:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

BeyonceI Am… Sasha Fierce
Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.

Lady GagaThe Fame

Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King

Taylor Swift – Fearless

RECORD OF THE YEAR

Beyonce – Halo

Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling

Kings of Leon – Use Somebody

Lady Gaga – Poker Face

Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me

SONG OF THE YEAR

Beyonce – Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)

Lady Gaga – Poker Face

Maxwell – Pretty Wings

Kings of Leon – Use Somebody

Lady Gaga Poker FaceTaylor Swift – You
Belong With Me

BEST POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling

Bon Jovi – We Weren’t Born to Follow

The Fray – Never Say Never

Daryl Hall & John OatesSara Smile

MGMT – Kids

BEST RAP SOLO PERFORMANCE

Drake – Best I Ever Had

Eminem – Beautiful

Jay-Z – D.O.A. (Death of Auto-Tune)

Kid Cudi – Day ‘N’ Nite

Mos Def – Casa Bey

BEST COUNTRY PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Brooks & Dunn – Cowgirls Don’t Cry

Zac Brown Band – Chicken Fried

Lady Antebellum – I Run To You

Rascal Flatts – Here Comes Goodbye

Sugarland – It Happens

BEST ROCK ALBUM

AC/DC – Black Ice

Eric Clapton & Steve Winwood – Live From Madison Square Garden

Green Day – 21st Century Breakdown

Dave Matthews Band – Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King

U2 rocks the GrammysU2 – No Line on the Horizon

BEST NEW ARTIST

Zac Brown Band

Keri Hilson

MGMT

Silversun Pickups

The Ting Tings

BEST FEMALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Adele – Hometown Glory

Beyonce – Halo

Katy Perry – Hot N Cold

Pink – Sober

Taylor Swift – You Belong With Me

BEST MALE POP VOCAL PERFORMANCE

John Legend – This Time

Maxwell – Love You

Jason Mraz – Make It Mine

Seal – If You Don’t Know Me By Now

Stevie Wonder – All About the Love Again

BEST POP COLLABORATION WITH VOCALS

Rosanne Cash & Bruce Springsteen – Sea of Heartbreak

Ciara & Justin Timberlake – Love Sex Magic

Jason Mraz & Colbie Caillat – Lucky

Willie Nelson & Norah Jones – Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Taylor Swift & Colbie Caillat – Breathe

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

Black Eyed Peas – The E.N.D.

Colbie Caillat – Breakthrough

Kelly Clarkson – All I Ever Wanted

The Fray – The Fray

Pink – Funhouse

BEST DANCE RECORDING

Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow

David Guetta & Kelly Rowland – When Love Takes Over

Lady Gaga – Poker Face

MadonnaCelebration

Britney Spears WomanizerBritney Spears
Womanizer

BEST FEMALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Beyonce – Single Ladies (Put a Ring On It)

Melanie Fiona – It Kills Me

Lalah Hathaway – That Was Then

Ledisi – Goin’ Thru Changes

Jazmine Sullivan – Lions, Tigers & Bears

BEST MALE R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Anthony Hamilton – The Point of It All

Maxwell – Pretty Wings

Musiq Soulchild – Sobeautiful

Pleasure P – Under

Charlie Wilson – There Goes My Baby

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR GROUP WITH VOCALS

Jamie Foxx & T-Pain – Blame It

India.Arie & Musiq Soulchild – Chocolate High

Musiq Soulchild & Mary J. Blige – Ifuleave

Robert Randolph & The Clark Sisters – Higher Ground

Calvin Richardson & Ann Nesby – Love Has Finally Come At Last

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B VOCAL PERFORMANCE

Beyonce – At Last

Anthony Hamilton – Soul Music

Boney James & Quinn – Don’t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight

Ann Nesby – Sow Love

Calvin Richardson – Woman Gotta Have It

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