Nominees of the 54th Grammy Awards

http://gossip.whyfame.com/files/2011/12/grammy_awards_2012.jpgLike every year the Grammy Awards back to the current music to publicize the candidates of each category to get the deserved or not award the year. As always, the Academy wants to leave us with all the intrigue and potential pools, some candidates sure of winning with a little original video presentation with little intrigue.

Like every year the Staples Center in Los Angeles (California) will receive a host of singers and bands, both nominated for guests, one of the most important music worldwide.

This time the event will be February 12 and will broadcast CBS Television.

Here are the nominees for this year's most significant categories:


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" - Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"The Cave" - Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
"Grenade" - Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
"Holocene" - Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
"Rolling In The Deep" - Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

Best New Artist

The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj


Best Pop Solo Performance

"Someone Like You" - Adele
"Yoü And I" - Lady Gaga
"Grenade" - Bruno Bars
"Firework" - Katy Perry
"... Perfect" - Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

"Body And Soul" - Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse
"Dearest" - The Black Keys
"Paradise" - Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks" - Foster the People
"Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Pop Instrumental Album

"Wish Upon A Star" - Jenny Oaks Baker
"E Kahe Malie" - Daniel Ho
"The Road From Memphis" - Booker T. Jones
"Hello Tomorrow" - Dave Koz
"Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!" - Brian Setzer

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 Dance Recording

"Raise Your Weapon" - Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech
"Barbra Streisand" - Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" - David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" - Robyn
"Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" - Skrillex
"Save The World" - Swedish House Mafia

Best Dance/Electronica Album

"Zonoscope" - Cut/Copy
"4x4=12" - Deadmau5
"Nothing But The Beat" - David Guetta
"Body Talk, Pt. 3" - Robyn
"Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" - Skrillex


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

"Duets II" - Tony Bennett & Various Artists
"The Gift" - Susan Boyle
"In Concert On Broadway" - Harry Connick Jr.
"Music Is Better Than Words" - Seth MacFarlane
"What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman" - Barbra Streisand


Best Rock Performance

"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - Coldplay
"Down By The Water" - The Decemberists
"Walk" - Foo Fighters
"The Cave" - Mumford & Sons
"Lotus Flower" - Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
"On The Backs Of Angels" - Dream Theater
"White Limo" - Foo Fighters
"Curl Of The Burl" - Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" - Megadeth
"Blood In My Eyes" - Sum 41

Best Rock Song

"The Cave" - Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
"Down By The Water" - Colin Meloy, songwriter (The Decemberists)
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
"Lotus Flower" - Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)
"Walk" - Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)
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 Alternative Music Album

"Bon Iver" - Bon Iver
"Codes And Keys" - Death Cab For Cutie
"Torches" - Foster The People
"Circuital" - My Morning Jacket
"The King of Limbs" - Radiohead


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" - Beyoncé & André 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" - Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"Black And Yellow" - Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa)
"I Need A Doctor" - Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey, songwriters (Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey)
"Look At Me Now" - Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters (Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
"Otis" - Shawn Carter & Kanye West, songwriters (James Brown, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Roy Hammond, J. Roach, Kirk Robinson & Harry Woods, songwriters) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
"The Show Goes On" - Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, songwriters (Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci & Eric Judy, songwriters) (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 


Best Short Form Music Video

"Rolling In The Deep" - Adele; Sam Brown, video director; Hannah Chandler, video producer
"Yes I Know" - Memory Tapes; Eric Epstein, video director; Eric Epstein, video producer
"All Is Not Lost" - OK Go; Itamar Kubovy, Damian Kulash Jr & Trish Sie, video directors; Shirley Moyers, video producer
"Lotus Flower" - Radiohead; Garth Jennings, video director; Garth Jennings, video producer
"First Of The Year (Equinox)" - Skrillex; Tony Truand, video director; Noah Klein, video producer
"Perform This Way" - "Weird Al" Yankovic; "Weird Al" Yankovic, video director; Cisco Newman, video producer

Best Long Form Music Video

"I Am...World Tour" - Beyoncé; Ed Burke, Frank Gatson Jr. & Beyoncé Knowles, video directors; Beyoncé Knowles & Camille Yorrick, video producers
"Foo Fighters: Back And Forth" - Foo Fighters; James Moll, video director; James Moll & Nigel Sinclair, video producers
"Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon" - Kings Of Leon; Stephen C. Mitchell, video director; Casey McGrath, video producer
"Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest" - A Tribe Called Quest; Michael Rapaport, video director; Robert Benavides, Debra Koffler, Eric Matthies, Frank Mele, Edward Parks & A Tribe Called Quest, video producers
"Nine Types Of Light" - TV On The Radio; Tunde Adebimpe, video director; Michelle An & Braj, video producers

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