The 2011 Grammy Nominations have been announced! Eminem leads the pack with 10 nominations at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards. But our women aren’t doing so bad! Rihanna scored 6 nods, while Alicia Keys and Fantasia have 3 nominations. Monica, Sade, Janelle Monae and Beyonce are all up for two awards, while Jazmine Sullivan and Nicki Minaj each received 1 nod.

Music’s biggest night will air live from L.A.’s Staples Center on Sunday, Feb. 13, at 8 p.m. on CBS.


Album of the Year

Recovery – Eminem

The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga

Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Record of the Year

“Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna

“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B & Bruno Mars

“F**k You” – Cee Lo Green

“Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum

Song of the Year

“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna

“F**k You”- Cee Lo Green

“The House That Built Me” – Miranda Lambert

“Beg, Steal, or Borrow” – Ray LaMontagne

“Need You Now” – Lady Antebellum

Best New Artist


Esperanza Spalding

Justin Bieber

Florence + the Machine

Mumford & Sons


Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

“Holding You Down (Goin’ in Circles)” – Jazmine Sullivan

“Everything to Me” – Monica

“Bittersweet” – Fantasia

“Gone Already” – Faith Evans

“Tired” – Kelly Price

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

“There Goes My Baby” – Usher

“We’re Still Friends” – Musiq Soulchild

“Second Chance” – El DeBarge

“Finding My Way Back” – Jaheim

“Why Would You Stay” – Kem

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

“Shine” – John Legend & The Roots

“Soldier of Love” – Sade

“Love” – Chuck Brown, Jill Scott, and Marcus Miller

“Take My Time” – Chris Brown & Tank

“You’ve Got a Friend” – Ronald Isley & Aretha Franklin

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

“Hang On in There” – John Legend & The Roots

“When a Woman Loves” – R. Kelly

“You’re So Amazing” – Calvin Richardson

“In Between” – Ryan Shaw

“Go (Live)” – Betty Wright

Best R&B Song

“Bittersweet” – Fantasia

“Shine” – John Legend & The Roots

“Find My Way Back” – Jaheim

“Second Chance” – El DeBarge

“Why Would You Stay” – Kem

Best R&B Album

Wake Up! – John Legend & The Roots

Still Standing – Monica

The Love & War Masterpeace – Raheem DeVaughn

Back to Me – Fantasia

Another Round – Jaheim

Best Contemporary R&B Album

The ArchAndroid – Janelle Monáe

Raymond v. Raymond – Usher

Graffiti – Chris Brown

Untitled – R. Kelly

Transition – Ryan Leslie


Best Pop Vocal Album

The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga

Teenage Dream – Katy Perry

My World 2.0 – Justin Bieber

I Dreamed a Dream – Susan Boyle

Battle Studies – John Mayer

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

“Babyfather” – Sade

“Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)” – “Glee”

Cast “Misery” – Maroon 5

“The Only Exception” – Paramore

“Hey, Soul Sister (Live)” – Train

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

Beyoncé – “Halo (Live)”

Norah Jones – “Chasing Pirates”

Lady Gaga – “Bad Romance”

Katy Perry – “Teenage Dream”

Sara Bareilles – “King of Anything”

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

Michael Jackson – “This Is It”

Bruno Mars – “Just the Way You Are”

Michael Bublé – “Haven’t Met You Yet”

Adam Lambert – “Whataya Want From Me”

John Mayer – “Half of My Heart”

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

“Telephone” — Lady Gaga & Beyoncé

“California Gurls” — Katy Perry & Snoop Dogg

“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


Best Rap Solo Performance

“Over” – Drake

“Not Afraid” – Eminem

“How Low” – Ludacris

“I’m Back” – T.I.

“POWER” – Kanye West

Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group

“Shutterbugg” – Big Boi & Cutty

“Fancy” – Drake, T.I. & Swizz Beatz

“On to the Next One” – Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz

“My Chick Bad” – Ludacris & Nicki Minaj

“Lose My Mind” – Young Jeezy & Plies

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna

“Empire State of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars

“Deuces” – Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall

“Wake Up! Everybody” – John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common

Best Rap Song

“Empire State Of Mind” – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

“On to the Next One” — Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz

“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna

“Not Afraid” – Eminem

“Nothin’ on You” – B.o.B & Bruno Mars

Best Rap Album

The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z

Thank Me Later – Drake

The Adventures of Bobby Ray – B.o.B

Recovery – Eminem

How I Got Over – The Roots


Best Short Form Music Video

“Love the Way You Lie” – Eminem & Rihanna

“F**k You” – Cee Lo Green

“Bad Romance” – Lady Gaga

“Ain’t No Grave/The Johnny Cash Project” – Johnny Cash

“Stylo” – Gorillaz, Mos Def, and Bobby Womack

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

“Tightrope” – Janelle Monáe & Big Boi

“Little One” – Bilal

“F**k You” – Cee Lo Green

“Orion” – Carolyn Malachi

“Still” – Eric Roberson

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

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