The Grammy Awards 2012 Nominations
Adele, Lady Gaga, Bruno Mars and Rihanna are among nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Find out what they're nominated for on Capital FM.
The singer scored an impressive six nods at this year's Grammy nominations and will compete for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Short Form Music Video for her number one single 'Rolling In The Deep', Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for second LP '21' and Best Solo Pop Performance for 'Someone Like You'.
2. Lady Gaga
The Mother Monster is up for three awards at next year's ceremony with second album 'Born This Way' competing for both Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album and hit single 'You & I' nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance.
3. Kanye West
The 'Gold Digger' rapper received the most nominations of the night, scoring seven in total between his solo material and collaborative album with Jay-Z. 'All Of The Lights' is up for Song of the Year, Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration while Kanye's album 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' is in contention for Best Rap Album. Joint album 'Watch The Throne' with Jay-Z is also up for Best Rap Album while their single 'Otis' has been nominated for both Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song.
4. Katy Perry
'Teenage Dream' singer Katy has scored a double nomination for her hit single 'Firework'. The empowering pop song is up for both Record of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance. "I am so proud of my little Firework," Katy tweeted after the ceremony.
The 'We Found Love' singer received several nods at this year's nominations ceremony including Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for fifth LP 'Loud' and Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for her featured performance on Kanye West's 'All Of The Lights'. Rihanna will also compete against herself in the latter category thanks to her duet with Drake on 'What's My Name?'
6. Nicki Minaj
Nicki Minaj walked away from this year's nominations ceremony with three nods in total. The 'Super Bass' rapper is up for Album of the Year for her debut 'Pink Friday', Best Rap Performance for her Drake collaboration 'Moment For Life' as well as Best New Artist.
7. Bruno Mars
The 'Marry You' singer picked up nominations in five categories for next year's Grammy Awards. Bruno's debut album 'Doo-Wops & Hooligans' is up for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album while hit single 'Grenade' is in contention for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.