Bruno Mars and Adele bagged six nominations Grammy Awards

Bruno Mars
Bruno Mars

This time, world musicians will again compete for the most prestigious awards in the music industry, Grammy Awards in February. The nominees had been announced officially on Wednesday, November 30, 2011.

As quoted from page Reuters, rapper Kanye West successfully bought up seven nominations, including Best Rap Album category. But it seems more directed the spotlight on two young singers, namely Adele and Bruno Mars.

Bruno Mars and Adele bagged six nominations Grammy Awards, including the three most prestigious nominations, namely Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year. Bruno Mars won the nomination thanks to his hits titled 'Grenade' and his album titled 'Doo-Waps & Hooligans'.

"I am very pleased the album is recognized in this way. I am still trying to familiarize with this award. Very difficult for me because Adele and Kanye West amazing. The fact that my album was nominated in one category is amazing," says Bruno Mars.

The entry of Adele in the ranks of nominees is also not surprising considering her album titled '21 'sold to over 12 million copies in worldwide. Even so, not yet certain whether Adele who recently underwent throat surgery will be featured in the Grammy Awards event.


Behind Adele and Bruno Mars following the alternative rock band, Foo Fighters who bagged six nominations. While rappers Lil Wayne and newcomer Skrillex each got five nominations.

The names of nominees was announced in a concert that was held in Los Angeles. The concert featured a number of musicians, like Lady Gaga, Usher, and The Band Perry. For the 78 category winners will be announced in the event the Grammy Awards to be held in Los Angeles, 12 February 2012.

Here are some nominees in the event the 54th Grammy Awards:
Album of the Year
- '21 '- Adele
- 'Wasting Light'-Foo Fighters
- 'Born This Way'-Lady Gaga
- 'Doo-Waps & Hooligans' - Bruno Mars
- 'Loud' - Rihanna
Record of the Year
- 'Rolling in the Deep' - Adele
- 'Holocene' - Bon Iver
- 'Grenade' - Bruno Mars
- 'The Cave' - Mumford & Sons
- 'Firework' - Katy Perry
Best New Artist
- The Band Perry
- Bon Iver
- J. Cole
- Nicki Minaj
- Skrillex
Song of the Year (for songwriters)
- 'All of the Lights' - a songwriter, Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter, Kanye West (Kanye West, Rihanna feat, Kid Cudi and Fergie)
- 'The Cave' - a songwriter, Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
- 'Grenade' - a songwriter, Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Phillip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars, Andrew Wyatt (Bruno Mars)
- 'Holocene' - a songwriter, Justin Vernon (Bon Iver)
- 'Rolling in the Deep' - a songwriter, Adele Adkins, Paul Epworth (Adele)
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 Rock Album
- 'Rock' N 'Roll Party honoring Les Paul' - Jeff Beck
- 'Wasting Light' - Foo Fighters
- 'Come Around Sundown' - Kings of Leon
- 'I'm With You' - Red Hot Chilli Peppers
- 'The Whole Love' - Wilco
Best Rap Album
- 'Watch The Throne' - Jay-Z and Kanye West
- 'Tha Carter IV' - Lil Wayne
- 'Lasers' - Lupe Fiasco
- 'Pink Friday' - Nicki Minaj
- 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy' - Kanye West
Best Alternative Music Album
- 'Bon Iver' - Bon Iver
- 'Codes and Keys' - Death Cab For Cutie
- 'Torches' - Foster The People
- 'Circuital' - My Morning Jacket
- 'The King of Limbs' - Radiohead