Kanye West and Adele Lead Nominations for 54th Annual Grammy Awards
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Kanye receives seven nods including Song of the Year, while Adele gets six including the coveted Album of the Year and Record of the Year.

AceShowbiz - Nomination list for the upcoming 54th annual Grammy Awards is unveiled soon after the live nominees concert has been wrapped up. It's revealed that rap mogul %cKanye West% and pop singing sensation %cAdele% dominate the pack by grabbing a total of seven and six nods respectively.

Kanye receives the nods in such categories as Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Album. In the two categories mentioned last, the "All of the Lights" hitmaker scores double nominations through his solo work and collaboration with %cJay-Z%.

Although Adele falls short of leading the list, the British singing sensation gets her nods in the most coveted spots like Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. She's additionally up for Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

The other musicians who land multiple nods include %cFoo Fighters% and %cBruno Mars% who are tied with Adele with six nominations. Rap mogul %cLil Wayne% and newbie %cSkrillex% trail behind them with five, while %cNicki Minaj%, %cMumford & Sons%, %cRadiohead%, %cRihanna% and %cBon Iver% get four.

Starting with the live concert, the road to "Music's Biggest Night" will culminate with the celebration of the 54th annual Grammy Awards. It will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Partial nominees are in the following list, and the full one can be obtained on Grammy official site.

Record of the Year:

  • "Rolling in the Deep" - %cAdele%
  • "Holcene" - %cBon Iver%
  • "Grenade" - %cBruno Mars%
  • "The Cave" - %cMumford & Sons%
  • "Firework" - %cKaty Perry%
Album of the Year: Song of the Year:
  • "Rolling in the Deep" - %cAdele%
  • "Holcene" - %cBon Iver%
  • "Grenade" - %cBruno Mars%
  • "The Cave" - %cMumford & Sons%
  • "All of the Lights" - %cKanye West% ft. %cRihanna% and %cKid Cudi%
Best New Artist:
  • %cSkillex%
  • %cBon Iver%
  • %cThe Band Perry%
  • %cNicki Minaj%
  • %cJ. Cole%
Best Pop Solo Performance:
  • "Someone Like You" - %cAdele%
  • "You and I" - %cLady GaGa%
  • "Firework" - %cKaty Perry%
  • "Grenade" - %cBruno Mars%
  • "F**kin' Perfect" - %cPink%
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
  • "Body and Soul" - %cTony Bennett% ft. %cAmy Winehouse%
  • "Dearest" - %cThe Black Keys%
  • "Paradise" - %cColdplay%
  • "Pumped Up Kicks" - %cFoster the People%
  • "Moves Like Jagger" - %cMaroon 5% ft. %cChristina Aguilera%
Best Pop Vocal Album: Best Alternative Music Album: Best R&B Album: Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
  • "Party" - %cBeyonce Knowles% ft. Andre 3000 (%cAndre Benjamin%)
  • "I'm on One" - %cDJ Khaled% ft. %cRick Ross%, %cDrake% and %cLil Wayne%
  • "I Need a Doctor" - %cDr. Dre% ft. %cEminem% and %cSkylar Grey%
  • "What's My Name?" - %cRihanna% ft. %cDrake%
  • "Motivation" - %cKelly Rowland% ft. %cLil Wayne%
  • "All of the Lights" - %cKanye West% ft. %cRihanna%, %cKid Cudi% and Fergie (%cStacy Ferguson%)
Best Rap Song:
  • "All of the Lights" - %cKanye West% ft. %cRihanna%, %cKid Cudi% and Fergie (%cStacy Ferguson%)
  • "Black and Yellow" - %cWiz Khalifa%
  • "I Need a Doctor" - %cDr. Dre% ft. %cEminem% and %cSkylar Grey%
  • "Look at Me Now" - %cChris Brown% ft. %cBusta Rhymes% and %cLil Wayne%
  • "Otis" - %cJay-Z% and %cKanye West%
  • "The Show Goes On" - %cLupe Fiasco%
Best Rap Album: Best Country Album:

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