Sunday, February 13, 2011

Grammy Awards 2011 : Pictures and video

As award season comes to a close, the GRAMMY Awards is set to go out with a bang adding even more big names to its super star-infested roster.
Just last night announced that Bob Dylan would join the performance list and would be performing with Mumford & Sons and the Avett Brothers in a special salute to acoustic music.
Also last night, it was announced that Dr.Dre would join the line-up in his first live television performance in more than a decade. He will join Eminem for collaboration with Maroon 5 front man Adam Levine!
Zac Brown, Eva Longoria, Jennifer Lopez and Ricky Martin, Clay Matthews, Matthew Morrison, Ryan Sea crest, Jason Segel, Keith Urban and have just been added to the list of presenters!
The new additions are set to join previously announced nominees and performers – Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Jennifer Hudson, Martina McBride, Usher, Jaden Smith, Justin Bieber, B.o.B, Bruno Mars, Gwyneth Paltrow, Cee Lo Green, Drake and Rihanna, Jamie Foxx, Jewel, Miley Cyrus and others.
Nominees for tonight’s GRAMMY Awards are as follows:
Album of the Year
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Eminem – Recovery
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Lady Gaga – The Fame Monster
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

Record of the Year

B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – “Nothin’ on You”
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – “Love the Way You Lie”
Cee Lo Green – “F*** You”
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”

Best New Artist

Justin Bieber
Florence & the Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding

Song of the Year

Ray LaMontagne – “Beg Steal or Borrow”
Cee Lo Green – “F— You”
Miranda Lambert – “The House That Built Me”
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – “Love the Way You Lie”
Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

“Glee” cast – “Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)”
Maroon 5 – “Misery”
Paramore – “The Only Exception”
Sade – “Babyfather”
Train – “Hey, Soul Sister (Live)”

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals

B.o.B, Eminem and Hayley Williams – “Airplanes II”
Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck and Oumou Sangare – “Imagine”
Elton John & Leon Russell – “If It Wasn’t For Bad”
Lady Gaga and Beyoncé – “Telephone”
Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg – “California Gurls”

Best Dance Recording

Goldfrapp – “Rocket”
La Roux – “In For The Kill”
Lady Gaga – “Dance in the Dark”
Rihanna – “Only Girl (In the World)”
Robyn – “Dancing on My Own”

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals

Arcade Fire – “Ready to Start”
Jeff Beck and Joss Stone – “I Put a Spell on You”
The Black Keys – “Tighten Up”
Kings of Leon – “Radioactive”
Muse – “Resistance”
+ Get more Grammy nominees after the jump.

Best Hard Rock Performance

Alice in Chains – “A Looking in View”
Ozzy Osbourne – “Let Me Hear You Scream”
Soundgarden – “Black Rain”
Stone Temple Pilots – “Between the Lines”
Them Crooked Vultures – “New Fang”

Best Rock Song

Neil Young – “Angry World”
Mumford & Sons – “Little Lion Man”
Kings of Leon – “Radioactive”
Muse – “Resistance”
The Black Keys – “Tighten Up”

Best Alternative Music Album

Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
The Black Keys – Brothers
Broken Bells – Broken Bells
Vampire Weekend – Contra

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

Chris Brown and Tank – “Take My Time”
Chuck Brown, Jill Scott and Marcus Miller – “Love”
Ronald Isley and Aretha Franklin – “You’ve Got a Friend”
John Legend and the Roots – “Shine”
Sade – “Soldier of Love”

Best Contemporary R&B Album

Chris Brown – Graffiti
R. Kelly – Untitled
Ryan Leslie – Transition
Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid
Usher – Raymond v. Raymond

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – “Nothin’ on You”
Chris Brown, Tyga and Kevin McCall – “Deuces”
Eminem and Rihanna – “Love the Way You Lie”
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
John Legend, the Roots, Melanie Fiona and Common – “Wake Up! Everybody”

Best Rap Song

Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – “Empire State of Mind”
Eminem and Rihanna – “Love the Way You Lie”
Eminem – “Not Afraid”
B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – “Nothin’ on You”
Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz – “On to the Next One”

Best Rap Album

B.o.B – The Adventures of Bobby Ray
Drake – Thank Me Later
Eminem – Recovery
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
The Roots – How I Got Over

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals

Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson – “Bad Angel”
Dierks Bentley, Del McCoury and the Punch Brothers – “Pride (In the Name of Love)”
Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson – “As She’s Walking Away”
Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins – “Hillbilly Bone”
Marty Stuart and Connie Smith – “I Run to You”

Best Country Song

George Strait – “The Breath You Take”
Zac Brown Band – “Free”
Miranda Lambert – “The House That Built Me”
Gretchen Wilson – “I’d Love To Be Your Last”
The Band Perry – “If I Die Young”
Lady Antebellum – “Need You Now”

Best Country Album

Dierks Bentley – Up on the Ridge
Zac Brown Band – You Get What You Give
Jamey Johnson – The Guitar Song
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Miranda Lambert – Revolution

Best Americana Album

Rosanne Cash – The List
Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust
Willie Nelson – Country Music
Robert Plant – Band of Joy
Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone

Best Traditional Blues Album

James Cotton – Giant
Cyndi Lauper – Memphis Blues
Charlie Musselwhite The Well
Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith – Joined at the Hip
Jimmie Vaughan – Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites


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