Grammy Nominees for 2012 Announced

Last night, the nominees for the 54th annual Grammy Awards were revealed. Select nominations were highlighted at the seemingly new tradition of the Grammys' Announcement Concert. There were some nice surprises in there as well as the mainstream regulars. Full list of nominees can be found here. Below is a list of songs and acts that have been played on WYEP. The results will air on the 54th Annual Grammy Awards show airing Feb 12 (on CBS)

:: PARTIAL LIST OF 2012 GRAMMY NOMINEES ::

1. Record Of The Year
"Rolling In The Deep" by Adele // from: 21
"Holocene" by Bon Iver // from: Bon Iver
"The Cave" by Mumford & Sons // from: Track from: Sigh No More

2. Album Of The Year
21 - Adele
Wasting Light - Foo Fighters

3. Song Of The Year (SONGWRITING)
"The Cave" by Mumford & Sons
"Holocene" by Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
"Rolling In The Deep" by Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)

4. Best New Artist
Bon Iver

5. Best Pop Solo Performance
Someone Like You - Adele // from: 21

6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Body And Soul - Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse // from: Duets II
Dearest - The Black Keys // from: Rave On Buddy Holly
Paradise - Coldplay // from: Mylo Xyloto
Pumped Up Kicks - Foster The People // from: Torches

7. Best Pop Instrumental Album
The Road From Memphis - Booker T. Jones
Setzer Goes Instru-Mental! - Brian Setzer

8. Best Pop Vocal Album
21 - Adele
The Lady Killer - Cee Lo Green

11. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II - Tony Bennett & Various Artists

12. Best Rock Performance (Songs)
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall - Coldplay
Down By The Water - The Decemberists
Walk - Foo Fighters
The Cave - Mumford & Sons
Lotus Flower - Radiohead

13. Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance (Songs)
White Limo - Foo Fighters // from: Wasting Light

14. Best Rock Song (songwriting)
The Cave - Mumford & Sons // from Sigh No More
Down By The Water - Colin Meloy (The Decemberists) // from: The King Is Dead
Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall - Coldplay
Lotus Flower - Radiohead
Walk - Foo Fighters

15. Best Rock Album
Wasting Light - Foo Fighters
I'm With You - Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love - Wilco

16. Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver - Bon Iver
Codes And Keys - Death Cab For Cutie
Torches - Foster The People
Circuital - My Morning Jacket
The King Of Limbs - Radiohead

17. Best R&B Performance
Is This Love - Corinne Bailey Rae // from: The Love EP

18. Best Traditional R&B Performance
Good Man - Raphael Saadiq // from: Stone Rollin'

26. Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Barton Hollow - The Civil Wars // from: Barton Hollow

39. Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album
Not So Commercial - Los Amigos Invisibles

43. Best Americana Album
Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down - Ry Cooder
Hard Bargain - Emmylou Harris
Ramble At The Ryman - Levon Helm
Blessed - Lucinda Williams

44. Best Bluegrass Album
Paper Airplane - Alison Krauss & Union Station
Reason And Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter & Jim Lauderdale - Jim Lauderdale
Rare Bird Alert - Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers
Old Memories: The Songs Of Bill Monroe - The Del McCoury Band
A Mother's Prayer - Ralph Stanley
Sleep With One Eye Open - Chris Thile & Michael Daves

45. Best Blues Album
Low Country Blues - Gregg Allman
Roadside Attractions - Marcia Ball
Man In Motion - Warren Haynes
The Reflection - Keb Mo
Revelator - Tedeschi Trucks Band

46. Best Folk Album
Barton Hollow - The Civil Wars
I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive - Steve Earle
Helplessness Blues - Fleet Foxes
Ukulele Songs - Eddie Vedder
The Harrow & The Harvest - Gillian Welch

48. Best Reggae Album
Revelation Pt 1: The Root Of Life - Stephen Marley
Wild And Free - Ziggy Marley

49. Best World Music Album
Africa For Africa - Femi Kuti
Songs From A Zulu Farm - Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Tassili - Tinariwen

55. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
Tron Legacy - Daft Punk, composers

56. Best Song Written For Visual Media
So Long (From Winnie The Pooh) - Zooey Deschanel, songwriter (Zooey Deschanel & M. Ward)
from: Winnie The Pooh

57. Best Instrumental Composition
Béla Fleck & Howard Levy, composers (Béla Fleck & The Flecktones) Track from: Rocket Science

60. Best Recording Package
Scenes From The Suburbs - Vincent Morisset, art director (Arcade Fire)

61. Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
- The King Of Limbs - Donald Twain & Zachariah Wildwood, art directors (Radiohead)
- The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story - Dave Bett & Michelle Holme, art directors (Bruce Springsteen)
25 Years - James Spindler, art director (Sting)

62. Best Album Notes
The Bang Years 1966-1968 - Neil Diamond, album notes writer (Neil Diamond)
[Columbia/Legacy]

63. Best Historical Album
- Band On The Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection - Deluxe Edition)
Paul McCartney, compilation producer; Sam Okell & Steve Rooke, mastering engineers (Paul McCartney & Wings)
- Young Man With The Big Beat: The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Masters
Ernst Mikael Jorgensen, compilation producer; Vic Anesini, mastering engineer (Elvis Presley)

64. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
- Follow Me Down
Brandon Bell & Gary Paczosa, engineers; Sangwook "Sunny" Nam & Doug Sax, mastering engineers (Sarah Jarosz)
- The Harrow & The Harvest
Matt Andrews, engineer; Stephen Marcussen, mastering engineer (Gillian Welch)
- Paper Airplane
Mike Shipley, engineer; Brad Blackwood, mastering engineer (Alison Krauss & Union Station)

65. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
- Danger Mouse:
Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi Present Rome (A)
Meyrin Fields EP (Broken Bells) (S)

- Paul Epworth:
Call It What You Want (Foster The People) (T)
I Would Do Anything For You (Foster The People) (T)
I'll Be Waiting (Adele) (T)
Life On The Nickel (Foster The People) (T)
No One's Gonna Love You (Cee-Lo Green) (S)
Rolling In The Deep (Adele) (T)

- Ryan Tedder:
Rumour Has It (Adele) (T)

- Butch Vig:
Wasting Light (Foo Fighters) (A)

77. Best Short Form Music Video
- Rolling In The Deep - Adele
Sam Brown, video director; Hannah Chandler, video producer
- All Is Not Lost - OK Go
Itamar Kubovy, Damian Kulash Jr & Trish Sie, video directors; Shirley Moyers, video producer
- Lotus Flower - Radiohead
Garth Jennings, video director; Garth Jennings, video producer

78. Best Long Form Music Video
-Foo Fighters: Back And Forth
- Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels Of A Tribe Called Quest
A Tribe Called Quest
Michael Rapaport, video director; Robert Benavides, Debra Koffler, Eric Matthies, Frank Mele, Edward Parks & A Tribe Called Quest, video producers
- Nine Types Of Light
TV On The Radio
Tunde Adebimpe, video director; Michelle An & Braj, video producers

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