Entries in Grammy's (5)


Top Grammy Nominees Announced in TV Special

GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The nominees in the four major categories for the 2012 Grammy Awards were announced during a TV special on CBS Wednesday night. The Grammys will be held on February 12 in Los Angeles. Here are the nominees in those categories:

Album of the Year
21, Adele
Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Bruno Mars
Loud, Rihanna

Record of the Year
Rolling in the Deep, Adele
Holocene, Bon Iver
Grenade, Bruno Mars
The Cave, Mumford & Sons
Firework, Katy Perry

Song of the Year
All of the Lights, Kanye West
The Cave, Mumford & Sons
Grenade, Bruno Mars
Holocene, Bon Iver
Rolling in the Deep, Adele

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

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First Batch of Performers Announced for Grammy Awards

Photo Courtesy - Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- Arcade Fire, Eminem, Cee Lo Green, Lady Gaga, Miranda Lambert and Katy Perry are among the first group of acts announced as performers at this year's Grammy Awards.  All are nominated in various categories.

Arcade Fire and Lambert will take the Grammy stage for the first time ever, while the other acts have all performed in past years on music's biggest night.

The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 13 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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The Ramones to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Grammys

Photo Courtesy - Rhino/Wea(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) -- The Ramones are getting some respect from the folks who hand out the Grammys.  The band will be among other recipients, including Dolly Parton and Julie Andrews, honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award during Grammy week.

The award will be given during a special, invitation-only ceremony on Saturday, Feb. 12.  A formal acknowledgment of the award will be announced during the actual Grammy award ceremony on Sunday, Feb. 13 which will air on CBS at 8 p.m. ET. 

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Grammy Nominations Announced; Eminem Leads with 10

Photo Courtesy - Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The Recording Academy has given Eminem a leading 10 nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out Feb. 13, live on CBS.

The rapper also known as Marshall Mathers received nominations in the top categories of Album of the Year for his CD Recovery, and Record and Song of the Year for "Love the Way You Lie," his number one hit with Rihanna.  Eminem was also well-represented in the rap categories, receiving additional nominations for Best Rap Song, Best Rap Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration and more. 

Eminem wasn't present for the CBS special The Grammy Nominations Concert Live, which aired Wednesday night and revealed the nominations in five categories.  However, Bruno Mars was front and center on the show, and received the second-most nominations this year, with seven.  Among his nods were in the categories of Record of the Year for his hit with B.o.B, "Nothin' on You," Song of the Year, for co-writing Cee-Lo Green's viral hit "Forget You," and Producer of the Year, Non-Classical.

Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga and Jay-Z all received six nominations each.  Jay-Z's collaboration with Alicia Keys on "Empire State of Mind" earned him a nod in the Record of the Year category, while Lady Gaga was nominated in the Album of the Year category for The Fame Monster.  Lady Antebellum were present in both the pop and country categories, including Record and Song of the Year for "Need You Now."

Other multiple nominees included rapper B.o.B., R&B star John Legend and rock legend Jeff Beck, who got five each, and rockers The Black Keys, rapper Drake, singer Cee-Lo Green, Katy Perry, Rihanna, hip-hop group The Roots and country star Zac Brown, all of whom received four nods.

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Grammy Nominations to Be Announced During TV Special

Photo Courtesy - Gabriel Bouys/AFP/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) -- The nominations for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards will be announced Wednesday night during The Grammy Nominations Concert Live, a one-hour special airing on CBS at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

The special will be hosted by LL Cool J, with performers that include likely nominees Train, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Bruno Mars, rapper B.o.B. and country star Miranda Lambert.  Presenters, who'll be announcing the nominations in various categories, include 25-time Grammy winner Stevie Wonder, rocker Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters, Paramore singer Hayley Williams, and singer/actress Selena Gomez.

Only a few of the more than 100 Grammy categories will be revealed during the telecast.  The period of eligibility for this edition of the Grammy awards runs from Sept. 1, 2009 to Sept. 30, 2010.

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