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2011 Grammy nominees announced

The 2011 Grammy nominees were announced live from the Nokia Club during a star-studded concert which aired on CBS. Veteran and comeback lyrical master, Eminem, led the pack with ten nods for the evening.

Katy Perry

Miranda Lambert, Katy Perry and Justin Bieber rocked out to the announcement of the 2011 Grammy nominees during the live Grammy nominee concert hosted by LL Cool J. The concert aired on CBS and included presenters Selena Gomez, Stevie Wonder and Craig Ferguson.

Eminem proved he’s still a force to be reckoned with, garnering ten Grammy nominations including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Bruno Mars was hot on Eminem’s heels with a whopping seven nods followed closely by Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and country breakout stars Lady Antebellum with six nominations.

Justin Bieber is hot off of his American Music Awards win, earning Grammy nods for Best New Artist and Pop Album of the Year for My World 2.0. Will it be Bieber’s world when the Grammy winners are announced February 13? It’s anybody’s guess. Check out the rest of the 2011 Grammy nominees dominating some of the hottest categories.

The 2011 Grammy nominees

Record of the Year

Nothin’ on You
– B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem Featuring Rihanna
F*** YOU – Cee Lo Green
Empire State of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Need You Know – Lady Antebellum

Album of the Year

The Suburbs – Arcade Fire
Recovery – Eminem
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

Song of the Year

Beg Steal or Borrow
 – Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs
F*** You – Cee Lo Green
The House that Built Me – Miranda Lambert
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem Featuring Rihanna
Need You Know – Lady Antebellum

Best New Artist
Justin Bieber
Florence and the Machine
Mumford and Sons
Esperanza Spalding

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

King of Anything
 – Sara Bareilles
Halo (Live) Beyonce
Chasing Pirates – Norah Jones
Bad Romance – Lady Gaga
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Haven’t Met You Yet
 – Michael Buble
This is It – Michael Jackson
Whataya Want from Me – Adam Lambert
Just the Way You Are – Bruno Mars
Half of my Heart – John Mayer

Best Pop Vocal Album

My World 2.0
 – Justin Bieber
I Dreamed a Dream – Susan Boyle
The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
Battle Studies – John Mayer
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

Best Rap Album

The Adventures of Bobby Ray
 – B.o.B
Thank me Later – Drake
Recovery – Eminem
The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
How I got Over– The Roots

Best Rap Song

Empire State of Mind
– Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Love the Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna
Not Afraid – Eminem
Nothin’ on You – B.o.B & Bruno Mars
On to the Next One – Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz

Best Rap Album

The Adventures of Bobby Ray
– B.o.B
Thank Me Later – Drake
Recovery – Eminem
The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
How I Got Over – The Roots

Best Female Country Vocal Performance

 – Jewel
The House That Built Me – Miranda Lambert
Swingin– LeAnn Rimes
Temporary Home – Carrie Underwood
I’d Love to be Your Last– Gretchen Wilson

Best Male Country Vocal Performance

– Jamey Johnson
Cryin For Me – Toby Keith
Turning Home – David Nail
Til Summer Comes Around – Keith Urban
Gettin You Home – Chris Young

Best Country Performance by a Duo or Group

 – Zac Brown Band
Elizabeth – Dailey & Vincent
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
Little White Church– Little Big Town
Where Rainbows Never Die – The SteelDrivers

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