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2011 Grammy Nominations

The Grammys tried a new tactic tonight and tipped some of this year's nominations in a televised concert. The rest of the nominees are here.

Song Of The Year
All Of The Lights - Kanye West
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Grenade - Bruno Mars
Holocene - Bon Iver
Rolling In The Deep - Adele

Record Of The Year
Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Holocene - Bon Iver
Grenade - Bruno Mars
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Firework - Katy Perry

Album Of The Year
21 - Adele
Wasting Light - Foo Fighters
Born This Way - Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans - Bruno Mars
Loud by Rihanna.

Best New Artist
Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj

NOTE: Perhaps like some of you, the Best New Artist nominees are mostly unknown to me. I've heard of that young Skrillex fellow from an evening spent trying to understand what dubstep is. (I still don't.) Perhaps yesterday's timely post from Gawker will help: The Old Person's Guide To Skrillex.

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