Eminem, Jay-Z, & More Kill The Grammy Nominations

The Grammy nominations were announced last night. Find out how many awards your favorite YBF celebs are up for when you read on…

Eminem secured ten Grammy nominations, making him the most nominated artist this year. Some of the Grammy’s he’s up for include song/record of the year, album of the year, and best rap song.  And at the other end of the spectrum, Kanye only nabbed up 1 and it’s for Best Solo Rap Performance for "Power".  Very interesting.  But it may be because the Grammy deadline was in September .  Who knows.

Newcomer Bruno Mars picked up seven Grammy nods.  Hope he’s not locked up that night. Jay-Z follows closely behind with six and B.O.B. and John Legend each have five. Drake is nominated for two awards for best new artist and best rap album.  And Beyonce grabbed up 2 nods–1 for Best Pop Vocal Performance for her Live version of "Halo" and 1 for "Telephone" with Lady Gaga

Newbie Janelle Monae‘s "Tightrope" was recognized in Best Urban/Alternative Performance and Sade received two nods.  Yay!  Rihanna grabbed 4–3 of which are due to her featurette on Em’s "Love The Way You Lie". the other is Best Dance Recording for "Only Girl".

Here’s the nominees for record of the year:

» B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – "Nothin’ on You"
» Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – "Love the Way You Lie"
» Cee Lo Green – "F— You"
» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – "Empire State of Mind"
» Lady Antebellum – "Need You Now"

One of the closest races is for the best rap song. The nominees are:

» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – "Empire State of Mind"
» Eminem and Rihanna – "Love the Way You Lie"
» Eminem – "Not Afraid"
» B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – "Nothin’ on You"
» Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz – "On to the Next One"


Another close race is for best rap/sung collaboration and the nominees are:

» B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – "Nothin’ on You"
» Chris Brown, Tyga and Kevin McCall – "Deuces"
» Eminem and Rihanna – "Love the Way You Lie"
» Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – "Empire State of Mind"
» John Legend, the Roots, Melanie Fiona and Common – "Wake Up! Everybody"


The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards take place February 13, 2011.  Here’s the complete list of nominees at the Grammy official site.


In other music news:

Kanye West also holds the #1 album on two charts. My Beautiful Dark Twister Fantasy is currently atop the Billboard 200 and R&B Album Charts. This is his 4th consecutive #1 album on the Billboard 200 and 5th consecutive on the R&B charts. His latest project sold 496,000 in it’s first week. 

Congrats Yeezy!


The Randomness:

1.  Exes Eva & Tony Parker wine and dine together post-dovorce filings.  Hmmm.  Story

Source: http://theybf.com/2010/12/02/eminem-jay-z-more-kill-the-grammy-nominations

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