Eminem makes his mark in Grammy nominations

Eminem’s “Recovery” was made complete as the Recording Academy nominated the resurgent rapper for 10 awards, including the biggest prizes: album, song, and record of the year.

Eminem’s “Recovery” was made complete as the Recording Academy nominated the resurgent rapper for 10 awards, including the biggest prizes: album, song, and record of the year.

Bruno Mars was not far behind with seven nominations, and Lady Antebellum, Jay-Z and Lady Gaga all had six each.

Other key nominees included Cee Lo: His profane but profound (Expletive) You was nominated for record and song of the year.

Justin Bieber was among the nominees for best new artist.

The nominations were announced as part of the Grammy’s hour-long nominations special from Club Nokia in Los Angeles, aired live on CBS.

Grammy Awards 2011 list of main nominations:

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 Borrow’ - Ray LaMontagne

‘Forget You’ - Cee Lo Green

‘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 and 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’n’B Album:

Graffiti - Chris Brown

Untitled - R. Kelly

Transition - Ryan Leslie

The ArchAndroid - Janelle Monae

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 & Beyonce Knowles

‘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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