2011 Grammy Nominees: Awards Nods For Adele, Bruno Mars and Kanye West

The nominees for the 2011 Grammy Awards were announced on CBS Wednesday night.

Adele, the British singer, will compete for six nominations. Photo: esthersmayspross/ Flickr

Adele, the British soul singer, has a huge list of nominations. She will compete for Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.

Bruno Mars will also try to get Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Kanye West was nominated in seven categories for the music industry’s top awards, to be given out February 12. His and Jay-Z’s song “Otis” was nominated for Best Rap Performance, among the tracks from Nicki Minaj & Drake; Lupe Fiasco; Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes; and Wiz Khalifa. West’s song “All of the Lights” will compete against “Otis” for Best Rap Song. West, overall, had seven nominations.

The rockers Mumford & Sons will struggle for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song.

Pop mainstays Lady Gaga and Rihanna will compete up for Album of the Year, however, Rihanna also has nods for Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and Best Rap Song.

Amy Winehouse, who died this summer, got a nomination for her collaboration with Tony Bennett.

So, here are some nominations from the full list:

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)

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

Best Pop Solo Performance:

  • “Someone Like You” — Adele
  • “Yoü And I” — Lady Gaga
  • “Grenade” — Bruno Mars
  • “Firework” — Katy Perry
  • “F***in’ Perfect” — Pink

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 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 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 New Artist:

  • The Band Perry
  • Bon Iver
  • J. Cole
  • Nicki Minaj
  • Skrillex

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 Traditional R&B Performance:

  • “Sometimes I Cry” — Eric Benét
  • “Fool For You” — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
  • “Radio Message” — R. Kelly
  • “Good Man” — Raphael Saadiq
  • “Surrender” — Betty Wright & The Roots

Best R&B Album:

  • F.A.M.E.— Chris Brown
  • Second Chance — El DeBarge
  • Love Letter — R. Kelly
  • Pieces Of Me— Ledisi
  • Kelly— Kelly Price

Best Blues Album:

  • Low Country Blues — Gregg Allman
  • Roadside Attractions— Marcia Ball
  • Man In Motion— Warren Haynes
  • The Reflection — Keb’Mo’
  • Revelator— Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album:

  • Barton Hollow— The Civil Wars
  • I’ll Never Get Out Of This World Alive— Steve Earle
  • Helplessness Blues— Fleet Foxes
  • Ukulele Songs— Eddie Vedder
  • The Harrow & The Harvest— Gillian Welch

Best Country Solo Performance:

  • “Dirt Road Anthem” — Jason Aldean
  • “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” — Martina McBride
  • “Honey Bee” — Blake Shelton
  • “Mean” — Taylor Swift
  • “Mama’s Song” — Carrie Underwood. [Via Huff Post and Grammy.org]
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