The nominees for the 2011 Grammy Awards were announced live on CBS on Wednesday night.
Adele, the smash hit British retro soul singer, had a huge evening, earning nods for Song of the Year, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.
Kanye West scored nods for both his solo work and his collaboration with Jay-z. The pair's song "Otis" was nominated for Best Rap Performance, where it will go up against tracks from Nicki Minaj & Drake; Lupe Fiasco; Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes; and Wiz Khalifa. West's song "All of the Lights" will compete against "Otis" for Best Rap Song. West, overall, had seven nominations, leading the pack.
Folk rockers Mumford & Sons were nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rock Performance, and Best Rock Song.
Indie singer-songwriter Bon Iver received recognition in the categories for Song of the Year, »
- Jordan Zakarin
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