CBS Hosts Grammy 2011 Nominations Concert

CBS hosted the Grammy Nominations Concert on Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 10 p.m. live from the Nokia Theatre in L.A.

Hosted by two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J and featured performances by Lady Gaga, Jason Aldean, Ludacris, Rihanna, Sugarland, The Band Perry, and Usher, the one-hour nominations concert was packed with entertainment.

Nominations in categories such as Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, and Album of the Year were announced. However, viewers will have to wait to find out the winners when the 54th annual Grammy Award show airs on Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. on CBS.

Lady Gaga kicked off the show with her new single Marry the Night. Dressed in a black blazer with knee-high boots and “skull” make-up, Lady Gaga certainly pumped up the crowd with her high-energy performance. Lady Gaga and Sugarland also paired up to end the show by singing Lady Gaga’s smash hit, You and I. Rihanna performed her new single We Found Love via video at her concert all the way from London at the O2 arena, while Ludacris and Jason Aldean paired up and sang Dirt Road Anthem.

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Don’t forget to check out music’s biggest night of year when the Grammy Award show airs in February. For now, check out some of the nominees below. For a full list of nominees that include best Pop Solo Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Rock Performance, and many more go to www.grammy.com/nominees

 Record of the Year

 Adele– Rolling in the Deep

 Bon Iver– Holocene

 Bruno Mars– Grenade

 Mumford & Sons– The Cave

 Katy Perry– Firework

 

 Song of the Year

Kanye West– All of the Lights

 Mumford & Sons– The Cave

 Bruno Mars– Grenade

 Bon Iver– Holocene

 Adele– Rolling in the Deep

 

 Best New Artist

The Band Perry

 Bon Iver

 J. Cole

 Nicki Minaj

 Skrillex

 

 Album of the Year

Adele– 21

 Foo Fighters– Wasting Light

 Lady Gaga– Born This Way

 Bruno Mars– Doo Wops & Hooligans

 Rihanna– Loud

 

 

 

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