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Here are the nominations for the 54th Grammy Awards in the major categories, as well as pop, dance, rock, R&B, rap, country, roots and production.

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

Record of the Year
Adele "Rolling In The Deep"
Bon Iver "Holocene"
Bruno Mars "Grenade"
Mumford & Sons "The Cave"
Katy Perry "Firework"

Best New Artist
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

Song of the Year
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie "All of the Lights" »Mumford & Sons "The Cave"
Bruno Mars "Grenade"
Bon Iver "Holocene"
Adele "Rolling In The Deep"

Best Pop Solo Performance
Adele "Someone Like You"
Lady Gaga "Yoü and I"
Bruno Mars "Grenade"
Katy Perry "Firework"
Pink "F***in' Perfect"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse "Body and Soul"
The Black Keys "Dearest"
Coldplay "Paradise"
Foster The People "Pumped Up Kicks"
Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera "Moves Like Jagger"

Best Pop Vocal Album
21 Adele
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 & Various Artists
The Gift Susan Boyle
In Concert On Broadway Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words Seth MacFarlane
What Matters Most Barbra Streisand Sings The Lyrics Of Alan And Marilyn Bergman Barbra Streisand

Best Dance Recording
deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech "Raise Your Weapon"
Duck Sauce "Barbra Streisand"
David Guetta and Avicii "Sunshine"
Robyn "Call Your Girlfriend"
Skrillex "Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites"
Swedish House Mafia "Save The World"

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Zonoscope Cut/Copy
4x4=12 Deadmau5
Nothing But The Beat David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3 Robyn
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprite" Skrillex

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" Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
"Down By The Water" Colin Meloy, songwriter (The Decemberists)
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
"Lotus Flower" Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway & Thom Yorke, songwriters (Radiohead)
"Walk" Foo Fighters, songwriters (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 R&B Performance
"Far Away" Marsha Ambrosius
"Pieces Of Me" Ledisi
"Not My Daddy" Kelly Price & Stokley
"Is This Love" Corinne Bailey Rae
"You Are" Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Eric Benet "Sometimes I Cry"
Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona "Fool for You"
R. Kelly "Radio Message"
Raphael Saadiq "Good Man"
Betty Wright and the Roots "Surrender"

Best R&B Song
"Far Away" Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms & Justin Smith, songwriters (Marsha Ambrosius)
"Fool For You" Cee Lo Green & Jack Splash, songwriters (Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona)
"Not My Daddy" Kelly Price, songwriter (Kelly Price & Stokley)
"Pieces Of Me" Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly & Ledisi Young, songwriters (Ledisi)
"You Are" Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days, Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson & Mahin Wilson, songwriters (Charlie Wilson)

Best R&B Album
Chris Brown F.A.M.E.
El DeBarge Second Chance
R. Kelly Love Letter
Ledisi Pieces of Me
Kelly Price Kelly

Best Rap Album
Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV
Lupe Fiasco Lasers
Nicki Minaj Pink Friday
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Beyoncé and Andre 3000 "Party"
DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne "I'm On One"
Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey "I Need a Doctor"
Rihanna and Drake "What's My Name?"
Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne "Motivation"
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie "All Of The Lights"

Best Rap Performance
Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes "Look at Me Now"
Jay-Z and Kanye West "Otis"
Lupe Fiasco "The Show Goes On"
Nicki Minaj and Drake "Moment 4 Life"
Wiz Khalifa "Black And Yellow"

Best Rap Song
"All Of The Lights" Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"Black And Yellow" Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa)
"I Need A Doctor" Andre Young, Marshall Mathers III, Alexander Grant & Skylar Grey, songwriters (Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey)
"Look At Me Now" Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carter, Jr. & Wesley Pentz, songwriters (Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes)
"Otis" Shawn Carter & Kanye West, songwriters (James Brown, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Roy Hammond, J. Roach, Kirk Robinson & Harry Woods, songwriters) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
"The Show Goes On" Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane & Wasalu Muhammad Jaco, songwriters (Isaac Brock, Dann Gallucci & Eric Judy, songwriters) (Lupe Fiasco)

Best Country Solo Performance
Jason Aldean "Dirt Road Anthem"
Martina McBride "I'm Gonna Love You Through It"
Blake Shelton "Honey Bee"
Taylor Swift "Mean"
Carrie Underwood "Mama's Song"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
"Don't You Wanna Stay" Jason Aldean With Kelly Clarkson
"You And Tequila" Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter
"Barton Hollow" The Civil Wars
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" Thompson Square

Best Country Song
Thompson Square "Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not"
Blake Shelton "God Gave Me You"
Trace Adkins "Just Fishin' "
Taylor Swift "Mean"
Vince Gill "Threaten Me With Heaven"
Kenny Chesney (featuring Grace Potter) "You and Tequila"

Best Country Album
My Kinda Party Jason Aldean
Chief Eric Church
Own The Night Lady Antebellum
Red River Blue Blake Shelton
Here For A Good Time George Strait
Speak Now Taylor Swift

Best Americana Album
Linda Chorney Emotional Jukebox
Ry Cooder Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down
Emmylou Harris Hard Bargain
Levon Helm Ramble At The Ryman
Lucinda Williams Blessed

Best Blues Album
Gregg Allman Low Country Blues
Marcia Ball Roadside Attractions
Warren Haynes Man In Motion
Keb' Mo' The Reflection
Tedeschi Trucks Band Revelator

Best Folk Album
The Civil Wars Barton Hollow
Steve Earle I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive
Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues
Eddie Vedder Ukulele Songs
Gillian Welch The Harrow & The Harvest

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Danger Mouse
Paul Epworth
The Smeezingtons
Ryan Tedder
Butch Vig

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
"Cinema" (Skrillex Remix) Sonny Moore, remixer (Benny Benassi)
"Collide" (Afrojack Remix) Afrojack, remixer (Leona Lewis)
"End Of Line" (Photek Remix) Photek, remixer (Daft Punk)
"Only Girl (In The World)" (Rosabel Club Mix) Abel Aguilera & Ralphi Rosario, remixers (Rihanna)
"Rope" (Deadmau5 Mix) Deadmau5, remixer (Foo Fighters)

For the full list of nominees, go the Recording Academy’s official site here.

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