Rihanna Thankful for Grammy Award Nominations

The 'Talk That Talk' singer says her year keeps on getting better, after being nominated for four awards at the industry event yesterday.

Rihanna has congratulated those shortlisted for the Grammy Awards 2011 at last night's nominations ceremony in Los Angeles (30th November).

The 'You Da One' singer's fifth album 'Loud' was nominated for both Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album while single 'What's My Name?' is up for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration.

Rihanna has also been nominated alongside Kanye West, Kid Cudi and Fergie in the Song of the Year category for their collaborative single 'All Of The Lights'.

"#GRAMMYS2012 5 nominations!!! This year keeps getting better and better!" Rihanna tweeted after the event. "#LOUD up 4 Album of the year is so #MAJAH"

"#GRAMMYS2012 Congratulations to all the other nominees!"

The 'Cheers' singer's performance of 'We Found Love' at the O2 Arena in London last night was streamed live at the Grammys ceremony, which also featured performances from Lady Gaga and Usher.

Rihanna released her sixth studio album 'Talk That Talk' last week, which went straight to the top of the UK Album Chart.