2011 Grammy Award Nominees Announced

December 3rd, 2010
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The 2011 Grammy Award Nominees were announced this past Wednesday, with Eminem leading the pack with a total of 10 nominations across categories including Best Album, Song of the Year and Record of the Year.  Check out the full rundown after the jump.

Bruno Mars serves as a distant second to Em’s first place position with a total of 7 nominations, with Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum and Lady Gaga bringing up the rear with six nominations each.

Several other artists including John Legend and B.o.B. will enter the the awards ceremony with five nominations each.

The 53rd annual Grammy Awards will air February 13, 2011. Check out the full list of nominees below:

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 Borrom” – Ray LaMontagne
  • “Forget You” – Cee Lo
  • “The House That Built Me” – Miranda Lambert
  • “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem feat. Rihanna
  • “Need You Know” – Lady Antebellum

Record of the Year:

  • “Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem feat. Rihanna
  • “Nothin’ On You” – Bruno Mars
  • “Forget You” – Cee Lo
  • “Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys
  • “Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum

Best New Artist:

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Florence + The Machine
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Esperanza Spalding

Best Country Album:

  • Up On The Ridge – Dierks Bentley
  • You Get What You Give – Zac Brown Band
  • The Guitar Song – Jamey Johnson
  • Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
  • Revolution – Miranda Lambert

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 Contemporary R&B Album:

  • Graffiti – Chris Brown
  • Untitled – R. Kelly
  • Transition – Ryan Leslie
  • The ArchAndroid – Janelle Monáe
  • Raymond V Raymond – Usher

Best Pop Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:

  • “Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)” – Glee Cast
  • “Misery” – Maroon 5
  • “The Only Exception” – Paramore
  • “Babyfather” – Sade
  • “Hey, Soul Sister (Live)” – Train

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals:

  • “Airplanes II” – B.o.B, Eminem & Hayley Williams
  • “Imagine” – Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck & Oumou Sangare
  • “If It Wasn’t For Bad” – Elton John & Leon Russell
  • “Telephone” – Lady Gaga & Beyoncé
  • “California Gurls” – Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg

Best Dance Recording:

  • “Rocket” – Goldfrapp
  • “In For The Kill” – La Roux
  • “Dance In The Dark” – Lady Gaga
  • “Only Girl (In The World)” – Rihanna
  • “Dancing On My Own” – Robyn

Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals:

  • “Ready To Start” – Arcade Fire
  • “I Put A Spell On You” – Jeff Beck & Joss Stone
  • “Tighten Up” – The Black Keys
  • “Radioactive” – Kings Of Leon
  • “Resistance” – Muse
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