Grammy Awards 2012: le nominations

Sono state rese note le nomination per l’edizione 2012 dei Grammy Awards. La serata, considerata come l’equivalente musicale della notte degli Oscar, andrà in scena il prossimo 12 Febbraio dallo Staples Center di Los Angeles. Boom di nomination per Adele e Kanye West, oltre che per l’ormai onnipresente Rhianna. Per quanto riguarda la musica rock, buone le speranze di vincere una statuetta per i Foo Fighters, in gara in ben sei categorie. Ecco le nominations nelle principali categorie:

Record of the Year

“Rolling In The Deep” – Adele
“Holocene” – Bon Iver
“Grenade” – Bruno Mars
“The Cave” – Mumford & Sons
“Firework” – Katy Perry

Album of the Year

21 – Adele
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Born This Way – Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
Loud – Rihanna

Song of the Year

“All of the Lights” – Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie
“The Cave” – Mumford & Sons
“Grenade” – Bruno Mars
“Holocene” – Bon Iver
“Rolling in the Deep” – Adele

Best Rock Performance

Coldplay – “Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall”
The Decemberists – “Down By the Water”
Foo Fighters – “Walk”
Mumford & Sons – “The Cave”
Radiohead – “Lotus Flower”

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

Dream Theater – On The Backs Of Angels
Foo Fighters – White Limo
Mastodon – Curl Of The Burl
Megadeth – Public Enemy No. 1
Sum 41 – Blood In My Eyes

Best Rock Song

“The Cave” (Mumford & Sons)
“Down By The Water” (Decemberists)
“Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall” (Coldplay)
“Lotus Flower” (Radiohead)
“Walk” (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album

Jeff Beck – Rock ‘n’ Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul)
Foo Fighters – Wasting Light
Kings Of Leon – Come Around Sundown
Red Hot Chili Peppers – I’m With You
Wilco – The Whole Love

Best Alternative Music Album

Bon Iver — Bon Iver
Death Cab For Cutie — Codes and Keys
Foster the People — Torches
My Morning Jacket — Circuital
Radiohead — The King of Limbs

Best New Artist

The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele – “Someone Like You”
Lady Gaga – You & I
Katy Perry – Firework
Bruno Mars – Grenade
P!nk – F**kin’ Perfect

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Tony Bennett Featuring Amy Winehouse – “Body And Soul”
The Black Keys – “Dearest”
Coldplay – “Paradise”
Foster The People – “Pumped Up Kicks”
Maroon 5 Featuring Christina Aguilera – “Moves Like Jagger”

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Jenny Oaks Baker – Wish Upon a Star
Daniel Ho – E Kahe Malie
Booker T. Jones – The Road from Memphis
Dave Koz – Hello Tomorrow
Brian Setzer – Setzer Goes Instru-Mental!

Best Pop Vocal Album

Adele – 21
Cee Lo Green – The Lady Killer
Lady Gaga – Born This Way
Bruno Mars – Doo-Wops & Hooligans
Rihanna – Loud

Best Dance Recording

Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech – “Raise Your Weapon”
Duck Sauce – “Barbra Streisand”
David Guetta & Avicii – “Sunshine”
Robyn – “Call Your Girlfriend”
Skrillex – “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”
Swedish House Mafia – “Save the World”

Best Dance/Electronica Album

Cut Copy — Zonoscope
Deadmau5 — 4×4=12
David Guetta — Nothing But the Beat
Robyn — Body Talk Pt. 3
Skrillex — Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Tony Bennett & Various Artists – Duets II
Susan Boyle – The Gift
Harry Connick Jr. – In Concert On Broadway
Seth MacFarlane – Music Is Better Than Words
Barbra Streisand – What Matters Most – Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman

Best R&B Performance

Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”
Ledisi – “Pieces Of Me”
Kelly Price & Stokley – “Not My Daddy”
Corinne Bailey Rae – “Is This Love”
Charlie Wilson – “You Are”