Eminem leads the pack with a whopping 10 nominations thanks to his latest album, Recovery. Bruno Mars follows with 7 nominations. Next comes Lady Antebellum, Jay-Z and Lady Gaga with 6 each. John Legend and B.o.B have five. Meanwhile rapper Drake, Rihanna, Cee Lo Green, Katy Perry, and Alex Da Kid have all picked up 4 nominations. Justin Bieber, Usher and Janelle Monáe are each up for 2 awards.
It was recently announced that this year's show would feature quite a few “special performances”. Among this year's unique collaborations is five-time GRAMMY winner Usher who is set to appear with his protégé Justin Bieber, along with Jaden Smith (Will Smith’s son). In addition, B.o.B, Bruno Mars, and Janelle Monáe — who are up for 14 Grammy nominations collectively — will perform together for the first time!
Who will take home the coveted Album of The Year award? Who else are you hoping to see perform? Here are some of our favorites who helped make the soundtrack for our 2010!
FRIENDS & FAMILY CIRCLE’S FIVE FAVE GRAMMY TRACKS
- B.o.B. Featuring Bruno Mars - Nothin’ On You
- Eminem Featuring Rihanna - Love The Way You Lie
- Lady Antebellum - Need You Now
- Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
- Paramore - The Only Exception