2012 GRAMMY AWARD NOMINEES

February 8, 2012, 5:10 pmYahoo!7 Music

With Beyonce and Paul Simon both left completely out of the mix, underdog Bon Iver scoring more nominations than Lady Gaga, and Kanye West leading the pack, anything could happen at this year's Grammy Awards.

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Watch: The 2012 Grammy Award Nominees

We round up a cool 30 of the 78 award categories announced for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards. The event will be held on February 12 this year in the US, and screened on February 13 in Australia. Start warming your seats, as the Grammy's is always anything but a dull night.

The Nominees Are...

Album of the Year

Twenty-One - Adele (WINNER)

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 (WINNER)

"Holocene" - Bon Iver
"Grenade" - Bruno Mars
"The Cave" - Mumford & Sons

"Firework" - Katy Perry

Song of the Year

"Rolling in the Deep" - Adele (WINNER)

"All of the Lights" - Kanye West
"The Cave" - Mumford & Sons
"Grenade" - Bruno Mars

"Holocene" - Bon Iver


Taylor Swift in the press room at the 2011 Grammy Awards. Credit: Danny Clinch

Best New Artist

Bon Iver (WINNER)

The Band Perry
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Skrillex

Best Pop Solo Performance

"Someone Like You" - Adele (WINNER)

"You And I" - Lady Gaga
"Grenade" - Bruno Mars
"Firework" - Katy Perry

"F**in' Perfect" - Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

"Body and Soul" - Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse (WINNER)

"Dearest" - The Black Keys
"Paradise" - Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks" - Foster the People vote this choice

"Moves Like Jagger" - Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera

Best Pop Vocal Album

Twenty-One - Adele (WINNER)

The Lady Killer - Cee Lo Green
Born This Way - Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans - Bruno Mars

Loud - Rihanna

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Duets II - Tony Bennett (WINNER)

The Gift - Susan Boyle
In Concert on Broadway - Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words - Seth MacFarlane

What Matters Most - Barbra Streisand

Best Dance Recording

"Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites" - Skrillex (WINNER)

"Raise Your Weapon" - Deadmau5
"Barbra Streisand" - Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" - David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" - Robyn

"Save The World" - Swedish House Mafia

David Guetta in the press room at the 2011 Grammy Awards. Credit: Danny Clinch

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites - Skrillex (WINNER)

Zonoscope - Cut Copy
Four Times Four Equals Twelve - Deadmau5
Nothing But the Beat - David Guetta

Body Talk, Pt. Three - Robyn


Best Rock Performance

"Walk" - Foo Fighters (WINNER)

"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - Coldplay
"Down By The Water" - The Decemberists
"The Cave" - Mumford & Sons

"Lotus Flower" - Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

"White Limo" - Foo Fighters (WINNER)

"On The Back Of Angels" - Dream Theater
"Curl of the Burl" - Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" - Megadeth

"Blood In My Eyes" - Sum 41

Best Rock Song

"Walk" - Foo Fighters (WINNER)

"The Cave" - Mumford & Sons
"Down By The Water" - The Decemberists
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" - Coldplay

"Lotus Flower" - Radiohead


Best Rock Album

Wasting Light - Foo Fighters (WINNER)

Rock 'n' Roll Party - Jeff Beck
Come Around Sundown - Kings of Leon
I'm With You - Red Hot Chili Peppers

The Whole Love - Wilco

Green Day in the press room at the 2011 Grammy Awards. Credit: Danny Clinch

Best Alternative Album

Bon Iver - Bon Iver (WINNER)

Codes and Keys - Death Cab for Cutie
Torches - Foster the People
Circuital - My Morning Jacket

The King of Limbs - Radiohead

Best R&B Performance

"Is This Love" - Corinne Bailey Rae (WINNER)

"Far Away" - Marsha Ambrosius
"Pieces of Me" - Ledisi
"Not My Daddy" - Kelly Price and Stokley

"You Are" - Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

"Fool For You" - Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona (WINNER)

"Sometimes I Cry" - Eric Benet
"Radio Message" - R. Kelly
"Good Man" - Raphael Saadiq

"Surrender" - Betty Wright and The Roots

Best R&B Song

"Fool For You" - Cee Lo Green (WINNER)

"Far Away" - Marsha Ambrosius
"Not My Daddy" - Kelly Price
"Pieces of Me" - Ledisi

"You Are" - Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Album

F.A.M.E. - Chris Brown (WINNER)

Second Chance - El DeBarge
Love Letter - R. Kelly
Pieces of Me - Ledisi

Kelly - Kelly Price

Best Rap Performance

"Otis" - Jay-Z & Kanye West (WINNER)

"Look At Me Now" - Chris Brown
"The Show Goes On" - Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life" - Nicki Minaj & Drake

"Black and Yellow" - Wiz Khalifa

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

"All of the Lights" - Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, & Fergie (WINNER)

"Party" - Beyonce & Andre 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


Jay Z in the press room at the 2011 Grammy Awards. Credit: Danny Clinch

Best Rap Song

"All of the Lights" - Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie (WINNER)

"Black and Yellow" - Wiz Khalifa
"I Need A Doctor" - Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
"Look At Me Now" - Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
"Otis" - Jay-Z & Kanye West

"The Show Goes On" - Lupe Fiasco

Rap Album

My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy - Kanye West (WINNER)

Watch the Throne - Jay-Z & Kanye West
Tha Carter IV - Lil Wayne
Lasers - Lupe Fiasco

Pink Friday - Nicki Minaj


Best Country Solo Performance

"Mean" - Taylor Swift (WINNER)

"Dirt Road Anthem" - Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" - Martina McBride
"Honey Bee" - Blake Shelton

"Mama's Song" - Carrie Underwood

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

"Barton Hollow" - The Civil Wars (WINNER)

"Don't You Wanna Stay" - Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
"You and Tequila" - Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter

"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" - Thompson Square

Best Country Song

"Mean" - Taylor Swift (WINNER)

"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not" - Thompson Square
"God Gave Me You" - Blake Shelton
"Just Fishin'" - Trace Adkins
"Threaten Me with Heaven" - Vince Gill

"You and Tequila" - Kenny Chesney feat. Grace Potter

Best Country Album

Own the Night - Lady Antebellum (WINNER)

My Kinda Party - Jason Aldean
Chief - Eric Church
Red River Blue - Blake Shelton
Here for a Good Time - George Strait

Speak Now - Taylor Swift

Best Short Form Music Video

"Rolling in the Deep" - Adele (WINNER)

"Yes I Know" - Memory Tapes
"All Is Not Lost" - OK Go
"Lotus Flower" - Radiohead
"First of the Year" - Skrillex
"Perform This Way" - Weird Al Yankovic

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