2012 Grammy Award Winners List and Nominees

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The 54th annual Grammys Awards are underway at  L.A.’s Staples Center  , and even before the televised show begins, the Recording Academy was busy announcing 2012 Grammy award winners in several categories. In the live pre-telecast ceremony, approximately 70 out of the 78 winners are announced before the show itself, where winners in the major categories will be revealed.

*Red Carpet Arrivals*

Adele, Bruno Mars, are Kanye West are expected to the be the big winners at the 2012 Grammy Award.  Jennifer Hudson will be performing a tribute to the iconic singer Whitney Hudson (watch here), who lost her life on the eve of the biggest night in music.

*2012 Grammy Award Nominations*

2012 Grammy Winners List

ALBUM OF THE YEAR: 21, Adele

RECORD OF THE YEAR: Rolling In The Deep”, Adele

SONG OF THE YEAR: “Rolling In The Deep”, Adele

BEST NEW ARTIST: Bon Iver

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE: “Someone Like You”, Adele

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM: 21, Adele

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE: “Body And Soul”, Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse

BEST SHORT FORM MUSIC VIDEO: “Rolling in the Deep”, Adele

BEST LONG FORM MUSIC VIDEO: “Foo Fighters: Back and Forth”, Foo Fighters

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA: Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA: The King’s Speech

BEST DANCE RECORDING: “Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites”, Skrillex

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONICA ALBUM: Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites, Skrillex

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM: Duets II, Tony Bennett & Various Artists

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE: “Walk”, Foo Fighters

BEST ROCK SONG: “Walk”, Foo Fighters

BEST HARD ROCK/METAL PERFORMANCE: “White Limo”, Foo Fighters

BEST ROCK ALBUM: Wasting Light, Foo Fighters

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM: Bon Iver, Bon Iver

BEST R&B ALBUM: F.A.M.E., Chris Brown

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE: “Is This Love”, Corinne Bailey Rae

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE: “Fool For You”, Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona

BEST R&B SONG: “Fool for You”, Cee Lo Green and Jack Splash

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION: “All Of The Lights”, Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE: “Otis”, Jay-Z & Kanye West

BEST RAP SONG: “All of the Lights”, Jeff Ghasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter, Kanye West

BEST RAP ALBUM: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM: Own The Night, Lady Antebellum

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE: “Mean”, Taylor Swift

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE: “Barton Hollow”, The Civil Wars

BEST COUNTRY SONG: “Mean”, Taylor Swift

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM: Ramble At The Ryman, Levon Helm

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM: Paper Airplane, Alison Krauss and Union Station

BEST BLUES ALBUM: Revelator, Tedeschi Trucks Band

BEST FOLK ALBUM: Barton Hollow, The Civil Wars

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO: “500 Miles High”, Chick Corea

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM: The Mosaic Project, Terri Lyne Carrington and Various Artists

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM: The Good Feeling, Christian McBride Big Band

JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM: Forever, Corea, Clarke and White

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM: If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t), Betty White

BEST CHILDREN’S ALBUM: All About Bullies… Big and Small, Various Artists

BEST MUSIC THEATER ALBUM: The Book of Mormon

BEST COMEDY ALBUM: Hilarious, Louis C.K.

BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM: Rebirth of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM: Tassili, Tinariwen

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL: Paul Epworth





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