2012 Grammy Nominees: Adele, Rihanna & More Battle It Out

Thu, December 1, 2011 7:30am EDT by 61 Comments
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It’s an all-out Grammys cat fight! Check out the full list of 2012 Grammy nominees here.

The 2012 Grammy Awards are more than two months away, and aside from the omnipresent Kanye West, it looks like Feb. 12 is going to be a ladies’ night, as some of the music industry’s finest females are leading the pack with the most nominations. Adele, the reigning queen of emotions, snagged a whopping six nods, with fellow super stars Lady Gaga and Rihanna not too far behind.

Here’s a taste of who’ll be fighting for the gold at this year’s Grammy Awards:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
21- Adele
Wasting Light- Foo Fighters
Born This Way- Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans – Bruno Mars
Loud – Rihanna

BEST NEW ARTIST:
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J.Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

SONG OF THE YEAR:
“All of the Lights”
“The Cave”
“Grenade”
“Holocene”
“Rolling in the Deep”

RECORD OF THE YEAR:
Rolling in the Deep – Adele
Holocene – Bon Iver
Grenade – Bruno Mars
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Firework – Katy Perry

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 R&B ALBUM
F.A.M.E. – Chris Brown
Second Chance – El DeBarge
Love Letter – R. Kelly
Pieces of Me – Ledisi
Kelly – Kelly Price

Click here to see the COMPLETE list of 2012 Grammy nominees!