Wednesday, December 5, 2012

The 55th Annual Grammy Award Nominations

Album of the Year
Black Keys "El Camino"
Fun. "Some Nights"
Mumford & Sons "Babel"
Frank Ocean "Channel Orange"
Jack White "Blunderbuss"

Record of the Year
Black Keys "Lonely Boy"
Kelly Clarkson "Stronger"
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae "We Are Young"
Gotye feat. Kimbra "Somebody That I Used to Know"
Frank Ocean "Thinkin Bout You"
Taylor Swift "We Are Never Getting Back Together"

Song of the Year
Ed Sheeran "The A Team"
Miguel "Adorn"
Carly Rae Jepson and Josh Ramsay "Call Me Maybe"
J├Ârgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi "Stronger (Kelly Clarkson)
Fun. "We Are Young"

Best New Artist
Alabama Shakes
Fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele "Set Fire to the Rain (Live)"
Kelly Clarkson "Stronger"
Carly Rae Jepson "Call Me Maybe"
Katy Perry "Wide Awake"
Rihanna "Where Have You Been"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Florence + The Machine "Shake it Out"
Fun. feat. Janelle Monae "We Are Young"
Gotye feat. Kimbra "Somebody That I Used to Know"
LMFAO "Sexy and I Know It"
Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa "Payphone"

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kelly Clarkson "Stronger"
Florence + The Machine "Ceremonials"
Fun. "Some Nights"
Maroon 5 "Overexposed"
P!nk "The Truth About Love"

Best Dance Recording
Avicii "Levels"
Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo "Let's Go"
Skrillex feat. Sirah "Bangarang"
Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin "Don't You Worry Child"
Al Walser "I Can't Live Without You"

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Steve Aoki "Wonderland"
The Chemical Brothers "Don't Think"
Deadmau5 ">Album Title Goes Here<"
Kaskade "Fire & Ice"
Skrillex "Bangarang"

Best Rock Performance
Alabama Shakes "Hold On"
Black Keys "Lonely Boy"
Coldplay "Charlie Brown"
Mumford & Sons "I Will Wait"
Bruce Springsteen "We Take Care Of Our Own"

Best Rock Song
Jack White "Freedom at 21"
Mumford & Sons "I Will Wait"
Black Keys "Lonely Boy"
Muse "Madness"
Bruce Springsteen "We Take Care of Our Own"

Best Rock Album
Black Keys "El Camino"
Coldplay "Mylo Xyloto"
Muse "The 2nd Law"
Bruce Springsteen "Wrecking Ball"
Jack White "Blunderbuss"

Best Alternative Album
Fiona Apple "The Idler Wheel..."
Bjork "Biophilia"
Gotye "Making Mirrors"
M83 "Hurry Up, Were Dreaming"
Tom Waits "Bad As Me"

Best R&B Performance
Estelle "Thank You"
Robert Glasper feat. Ledisi "Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B)
Luke James "I Want You"
Miguel "Adorn"
Usher "Climax"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Anita Baker "Lately"
Beyonce "Love On Top"
Melanie Fiona "Wrong Side of a Love Song"
Gregory Porter "Real Good Hands"
SWV "If Only You Knew"

Best R&B Song
Miguel "Adorn"
Tamia "Beautiful Surprise"
Trey Songz "Heart Attack"
Anthony Hamilton "Pray for Me"
Elle Varner "Refill"

Best R&B Album
Robert Glasper Experiment "Black Radio"
Anthony Hamilton "Back to Love"
R. Kelly "Write Me Back"
Tamia "Beautiful Surprise"
Tyrese "Open Invitation"

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Chris Brown "Fortune"
Miguel "Kaleidiscope Dream"
Frank Ocean "Channel Orange"

Best Rap Performance
Drake feat. Lil Wayne "HYFR"
Jay-Z and Kanye West "Niggas in Paris"
Nas "Daughters"
Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz "Mercy"
Young Jeezy feat. Andre 3000 and Jay-Z "I Do"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Flo Rida feat. Sia "Wild Ones"
Jay-Z and Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean and The-Dream "No Church in the Wild"
John Legend feat. Ludacris "Tonight (Best I Ever Had)"
Nas feat. Amy Winehouse "Cherry Wine"
Rihanna feat. Jay-Z "Talk That Talk"

Best Rap Song
Nas "Daughters"
Wale feat. Miguel "Lotus Flower Bomb"
Kanye West, etc. "Mercy"
Drake feat. Lil Wayne "The Motto"
Jay-Z and Kanye "Niggas in Paris"
Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg "Young, Wild & Free"

Best Rap Album
Drake "Take Care"
Lupe Fiasco "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Part I"
Nas "Life is Good"
The Roots "undun"
Rick Ross "God Forgives...I Don't"
2 Chainz "Based on a T.R.U. Story"

Best Country Solo Performance
Dierks Bentley "Home"
Eric Chruch "Springsteen"
Ronnie Dunn "Cost of Livin"
Hunter Hayes "Wanted"
Blake Shelton "Over"
Carrie Underwood "Blown Away"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Eli Young Band "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
Little Big Town "Pontoon"
Taylor Swift and The Civil Wars "Safe & Sound"
The Time Jumpers "On the Outskirts of Town"
Don Williams feat. Alison Krauss "I Just Come Here For the Music"

Best Country Song
Carrie Underwood "Blown Away"
Ronnie Dunn "Cost of Livin'"
Eli Young Band "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"
Alan Jackson "So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore"
Eric Church "Springsteen"

Best Country Album
Zac Brown Band "Uncaged"
Hunter Hayes "Hunter Hayes"
Jamey Johnson "Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran"
Miranda Lambert "Four the Record"
The Time Jumpers "The Time Jumpers"

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