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Thursday, 1 December 2011

Complete List of Nominees for the 54th Annual Grammy Awards

Would you rather roll in the deep or watch the throne?
It looks as though the top dogs for this years Grammy Awards, airing Feb. 12, are Adele and Kanye West (both for his work with Jay-Z on Watch the Throne and his latest album Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy).
But there are so many more artists up for awards! Seriously, a lot! And in case you didn't get all the deets on the nominees, we compiled the full list for you right here...

Album of the Year
21, Adele
Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Bruno Mars
Loud, Rihanna

Record of the Year
"Rolling in the Deep," Adele
"Holocene," Bon Iver
"Grenade," Bruno Mars
"The Cave," Mumford & Sons
"Firework," Katy Perry

Song of the Year
 "All of the Lights," Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie (Writer: Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West)
"The Cave," Mumford & Sons (Writers: Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford and Country Winston)
"Grenade," Bruno Mars (Writers: Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars and Andrew Wyatt)
"Holocene," Bon Iver (Writer: Justin Vernon)
"Rolling in the Deep," Adele (Writers: Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth)

Best New Artist
Nicki Minaj
Bon Iver
The Band Perry
J. Cole

Best Female Pop Solo Performance
"Someone Like You," Adele
"You and I," Lady Gaga
"Grenade," Bruno Mars
"Firework," Katy Perry
"F--kin' Perfect," Pink

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
"Body and Soul," Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse
"Dearest," The Black Keys
"Paradise," Coldplay
"Pumped Up Kicks," Foster The People
"Moves Like Jagger," Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera

Best Pop Instrumental Album
"Wish Upon a Star," Jenny Oaks Baker
"E Kahe Malie," Daniel Ho
"The Road From Memphis," Booker T. Jones
"Hello Tomorrow," Dave Koz
"Setzer Goes Instru-MENTAL!," Brian Setzer

Best Pop Vocal Album
21, Adele
The Lady Killer, Cee Lo Green
Born This Way, Lady Gaga
Doo-Wops & Hooligans, Bruno Mars
Loud, Rihanna

Best Dance Recording
"Raise Your Weapon," Deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech
"Barbra Streisand," Duck Sauce
"Sunshine," David Guetta and Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend," Robyn
"Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites," Skrillex
"Save the World," Swedish House Mafia

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Zonoscope, Cut/Copy
4x4=12, Deadmau5
Nothing But the Beat, David Guetta
Body Talk, Pt. 3, Robyn
Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites, Skrillex

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Duets II, Tony Bennett and Various Artists
The Gift, Susan Boyle
In Concert on Broadway, Harry Connick Jr.
Music Is Better Than Words, Seth MacFarlane
What Matters Most: Barbra Streisand Sings the Lyrics of Alan and Marilyn Bergman, Barbra Streisand

Best Rock Performance
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall," Coldplay
"Down By the Water," The Decemberists
"Walk," Foo Fighters
"The Cave," Mumford & Sons
"Lotus Flower," Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
"On the Backs of Angels," Dream Theater
"White Limo," Foo Fighters
"Curl of the Burl," Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1," Megadeth
"Blood in My Eyes," Sum 41

Best Rock Song
"The Cave," Mumford & Sons (Writers: Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford and Country Winston)
"Down by the Water," The Decemberists (Writer: Colin Meloy)
"Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall," Coldplay (Writers: Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion and Chris Martin)
"Lotus Flower," Radiohead (Writers: Colin Greenwood, Jonny Greenwood, Ed O'Brien, Phil Selway and Thom Yorke)
"Walk," Foo Fighters (Writers: Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album
Rock 'n' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul, Jeff Beck
Wasting Light, Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown, Kings of Leon
I'm With You, Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love, Wilco

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

Best R&B Performance
"Far Away," Marsha Ambrosius
"Pieces of Me," Ledisi
"Not My Daddy," Kelly Price and Stokely
"Is This Love," Corinne Bailey Rae
"You Are," Charlie Wilson

Best Traditional R&B Performance
"Sometimes I Cry," Eric Benet
"Fool for You," Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona
"Radio Message," R. Kelly
"Good Man," Raphael Saadiq
"Surrender," Betty Wright and The Roots

Best R&B Song
"Far Away," Marsha Ambrosius (Writers: Marsha Ambrosius, Sterling Simms and Justin Smith)
"Fool for You," Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona (Writers: Cee Lo Green and Jack Splash)
"Not My Daddy," Kelly Price and Stockley (Writer: Kelly Price)
"Pieces of Me," Ledisi (Writers: Charles Harmon, Claude Kelly and Ledisi Young
"You Are," Charlie Wilson (Writers: Dennis Bettis, Carl M. Days Jr., Wirlie Morris, Charlie Wilson and Mahin Wilson)

Best R&B Album
F.A.M.E, Chris Brown
Second Chance, El DeBarge
Love Letter, R. Kelly
Pieces of Me, Ledisi
Kelly, Kelly Price

Best Rap Performance
"Look at Me Now," Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes
"Otis," Kanye West and Jay-Z
"The Show Goes On," Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life," Nicki Minaj and Drake
"Black and Yellow," Wiz Khalifa

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Party," Beyoncè and Andrè 3000
"I'm on One," DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne
"I Need a Doctor," Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey
"What's My Name," Rihanna and Drake
"Motivation," Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne
"All of the Lights," Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie

Best Rap Song
"All of the Lights," Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie (Writers: Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter and Kanye West)
"Black and Yellow," Wiz Khalifa (Writers: Mikkel Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen and Cameron Thomaz)
"I Need a Doctor," Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey (Writers: Andre Young, Marshall MAthers III, Alexander Grant and Skylar Grey
"Look at Me Now," Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes (Writers: Jean Baptiste, Chris Brown, Ryan Buendia, Trevor Smith, Dwayne Carther Jr., and Wesley Pentz)
"Otis," Kanye West and Jay-Z (Writers: Shawn Carter and Kanye West)
"The Show Goes On," Lupe Fiasco (Writers: Dustin William Brower, Jonathon Keith Brown, Daniel Johnson, Kane and Wasalu Muhammad Jaco)

Best Rap Album
Watch the Throne, Jay-Z and Kanye West
Tha Carter IV, Lil Wayne
Lasers, Lupe Fiasco
Pink Friday, Nicki Minaj
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, Kanye West

Best Country Solo Performance
"Dirt Road Anthem," Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It," Martina McBride
"Honey Bee," Blake Shelton
"Mean," Taylor Swift
"Mama's Song," Carrie Underwood

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
"Don't You Wanna Stay," Jason Aldean and Kelly Clarkson
"You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter
"Barton Hollow," The Civil Wars
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not," Thompson Square

Best Country Song
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not," Thompson Square (Writers: Jim Collins and David Lee Murphy)
"God Gave Me You," Blake Shelton (Writers: Dave Barnes)
"Just Fishin'," Trace Adkins (Writers: Casey Beathard, Money Criswell and Ed Hill)
"Mean," Taylor Swift (Writers: Taylor Swift)
"Threaten Me With Heaven," Vince Gill (Writers: Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley and Dillon O'Brian)
"You and Tequila," Kenny Chesney and Grace Potter (Writers: Matraca Berg and Deana Carter)

Best Country Album
My Kinda Party, Jason Aldean
Chief, Eric Church
Own the Night, Lady Antebellum
Red River Blue, Blake Shelton
Here for a Good Time, George Strait
Speak Now, Taylor Swift

Best New Age Album
Northern Seas, Al Conti
Gaia, Michael Brant DeMaria
Wind, Rock, Sea and Flame, Peter Kater
What's It All About, Pat Metheny
Instrumental Oasis, Vol. 6, Zamora

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
"All or Nothing At All," Randy Brecker
"You Are My Sunshine," Ron Carter
"500 Miles High," Chick Corea
"Work," Fred Hersch
"Sonnymoon for Two," Sonny Rollins

Best Jazz Vocal Album
'Round Midnight, Karrin Allyson
The Mosaic Project, Terri Lyne Carrington and Various Artists
The Gate, Kurt Elling
American Road, Tierney Sutton
The Music of Randy Newman, Roseanna Vitro

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Bond: The Paris Sessions, Gerald Clayton
Forever, Corea, Clarke and White
Alone at the Vanguard, Fred Hersch
Bird Songs, Joe Lovano/Us Five
Road Shows Vol. 2, Sonny Rollins
Timeline, Yellowjackets

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
The Jazz Ballad Song Book, Randy Brecker With DR Big Band
The Good Feeling, Christian McBride Big Band
40 Acres and a Burro, Arturo O'Farrill and the Aftro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Legacy, Gerald Wilson Orchestra
Alma Adentro: The Puerto Rican Songbook, Miguel Zenón

Best Gospel/Contemporary Christian Music Performance
"Do Everything," Steven Curtis Chapman
"Alive (Mary Magdalene)," Natalie Grant
"Your Love," Brandon Heath
"Jesus," Le'Andria Johnson
"I Life My Hands," Chris Tomlin

Best Gospel Song
"Hello Fear," Kirk Franklin (Writer: Kirk Franklin)
"Sitting With Me," Mary Mary (Writers: Erica Campbell, Tina Campbell, Gerald Haddon and Tammi Haddon)
"Spiritual," Donald Lawrence and Co. and Blanche McAllister-Dykes (Writer: Donald Lawrence)
"Trust Me," Richard Smallwood and Vision (Writer: Richard Smallwood)
"Window," Canton Jones (Writer: Canton Jones)

Best Contemporary Christian Music Song
"Blessings," Laura Story (Writer: Laura Story)
"Hold Me," Jamie Grace and Tobymac (Writers: Jamie Grace Harper, Toby McKeehan and Christopher Stevens)
"I Life My Hands," Chris Tomlin (Writers: Louie Giglio, Matt Maher and Chris Tomlin)
"Strong Enough," Matthew West (Writer: Matthew West)
"Your Love," Brandon Heath (Writers: Brandon Heath and Jason Ingram)

Best Gospel Album
The Love Album, Kim Burrell
The Journey, Andraé Crouch
Hello Fear, Kirk Franklin
Something Big, Mary Mary
Angel and Chanelle Deluxe Edition, Trin-I-Tee 5:7

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Ghosts Upon the Earth, Gungor
Leaving Eden, Brandon Heath
The Great Awakening, Leeland
What If We Were Real, Mandisa
Black and White, Royal Tailor
And If Our God Is for Us..., Chris Tomlin

Best Latin Pop, Rock, Or Urban Album
Entren Los Que Quieran, Calle 13
Entre La Ciudad Y El Mar, Gustavo Galindo
Nuestra, La Vida Bohème
Not So Commercial, Los Amigos Invisibles
Drama Y Luz, Maná

Best Regional Mexican Or Tejano Album
Bicentenario, Pepe Aguilar
Orale, Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
Amor A La Musica, Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle
Eres Un Farsante, Paquita La Del Barrio
Huevos Rancheros, Joan Sebastian

Best Banda Or Norteño Album
Estare Mejor, El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario
Intocable 2011, Intocable
Los Tigres Del Norte and Friends, Los Tigres Del Norte
El Árbol, Los Tucanes De Tijuana
No Vengo A Ver Si Puedo...Si Por Que Puedo Vengo, Michael Salgado

Best Tropical Latin Album
Homenaje A Los Rumberos, Edwin Bonilla
The Last Mambo, Cachao
Mongorama, José Rizo's Mongorama

Best Americana Album
Emotional Jukebox, Linda Chorney
Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down, Ry Cooder
Hard Bargain, Emmylou Harris
Ramble at the Ryman, Levon Helm
Blessed, Lucinda Williams

Best Bluegrass Album
Paper Airplane, Alison Krauss and Union Station
Reason and Rhyme: Bluegrass Songs By Robert Hunter and 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 and Michael Daves

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

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 and the Harvest, Gillian Welch

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Can't Sit Down, C.J. Chenier
Wao Akua: The Forest of The Gods, George Kahumoku Jr.
Rebirth of New Orleans, Rebirth Brass Band
Grand Isle, Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys
Not Just Another Polka, Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra

Best Reggae Album
Harlem-Kingston Express Live!, Monty Alexander
Reggae Knights, Israel Vibration
Revelation Part 1: The Root of Life, Stephen Marley
Wild and Free, Ziggy Marley
Summer in Kingston, Shaggy

Best World Music Album
 AfroCubism, AfroCubism
Africa For Africa, Femi Kuti
Songs From a Zulu Farm, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Tassili, Tinariwen

Best Children's Album
All About Bullies...Big and Small, Various Artists
Are We There Yet?, the Papa Hugs Band
Fitness Rock and Roll, Miss Amy
GulfAlive, the Banana Plant
I Love: Tom T. Hall's Songs of Fox Hollow, Various Artists

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books and Story Telling)
Bossypants, Tina Fey
Fab Fan Memories: The Beatles Bond, Various Artists
Hamlet (William Shakespeare), Dan Donohue and Various Artists
If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't), Betty White
The Mark of Zorro, Val Kilmer and Cast

Best Comedy Album
Alpocalypse, "Weird Al" Yankovic
Finest Hour, Patton Oswalt
Hilarious, Louis C.K.
Kathy Griffin: 50 and Not Pregnant, Kathy Griffin
Turtleneck and Chain, the Lonely Island

Best Musical Theater Album
Anything Goes, Sutton Foster and Joel Grey
The Book of Mormon, Josh Gad and Andrew Rannells
How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, John Larroquette and Daniel Radcliffe

Best Compilation Sountrack For Visual Media
Boardwalk Empire: Volume 1, Varous Artists
Burlesque, Christina Aguilera
Glee: The Music, Volume 4, Glee cast
Tangled, Various Artists
True Blood: Volume 3, Various Artists

Best Score Sountrack For Visual Media
Black Swan, Clint Mansell
Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2, Alexandre Desplat
The King's Speech, Alexandre Desplat
The Shrine, Ryan Shore
Tron: Legacy, Daft Punk

Best Song Written For Visual Media
"Born to Be Somebody," from Never Say Never, Justin Bieber (Writer: Diane Warren)
"Christmastime Is Killing Us," from Family Guy, Danny Smith, Ron Jones and Seth MacFarlane (Writers: Danny Smith, Ron Jones and Seth MacFarlane)
"I See the Light," from Tangled, Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi (Writers: Alan Menken and Glenn Slater)
"So Long," from Winnie The Pooh, Zooey Deschanel and M. Ward (Writer: Zooey Deschanel)
"Where the River Goes," from Footloose, Zac Brown (Writers: Zac Brown, Wyatt Durrette, Drew Pearson and Anne Preven)
"You Haven't Seen the Last of Me," from Burlesque, Cher (Writer: Diane Warren)

Best Instrumental Composition
"Falling Men," John Hollenbeck
"Hunting Wabbits 3 (Get Off My Lawn)," Gordon Goodwin
"I Talk To The Trees," Randy Brecker
"Life In Eleven," Béla Fleck and Howard Levy
"Timeline," Russell Ferrante

Best Instrumental Arrangement
"All or Nothing at All," Peter Jensen
"In The Beginning," Clare Fischer
"Nasty Dance," Bob Brookmeyer
"Rhapsody in Blue," Gordon Goodwin
"Song Without Words," Carlos Franzetti

Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)
"Ao Mar," Vince Mendoza
"Moon Over Bourbon Street," Rob Mathes
"On Broadway," Kevin Axt, Ray Brinker, Trey Henry, Christian Jacob and Tierney Sutton
"Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)," Jorge Calandrelli
"The Windmills of Your Mind," William A. Ross

Best Recording Package
"Chickenfoot III," Todd Gallopo
"Good Luck and True Love," Sarah Dodds and Shauna Dodds
"Rivers and Homes," Jonathan Dagan
"Scenes From the Suburbs," Vincent Morisset
"Watch the Throne," Virgil Abloh

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package
The King of Limbs, Donald Twait and Zachariah Wildwood
The Promise: The Darkness On the Edge of Town Story, Dave Bett and Michelle Holme
25th Anniversary Music Box, Matt Taylor and Ellen Wakayama
25 Years, James Spindler
Wingless Angels- Deluxe Edition, David Gorman

Best Album Notes
The Bang Years 1966-1968, Neil Diamond
The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang of Country Music, Ted Olson and Tony Russell
Complete Mythology, Ken Shipley
Hear Me Howling!: Blues, Ballads and Byond as Recorded By the San francisco Bay by Chris Strachwitz in the 1960s, Adam Machado
The Music City Story: Street Corner Doo Wop, Raw R&B And Soulful Sounds From Berkeley, California 1950-75, Alec Palao

Best Historical Album
Band on the Run (Paul McCartney Archive Collection, Deluxe Edition), Paul McCartney, Sam Okell and Steve Rooke
The Bristol Sessions, 1927-1928: The Big Bang of Country Music, Christopher C. King, Chris Zwarg and Ted Olsonn
Complete Mythology, Tom Lunt, Rob Sevier, Jeff Lipton and Ken Shipley
Hear Me Howling! Blues, Ballads and Byond as Recorded By the San Francisco Bay by Chris Strachwitz in the 1960s, Chris Strachwitz and Mike Cogan
Young Man With the Big Beat: The Complete '56 Elvis Presley Masters, Ernst Mikael Jorgensen and Vic Anesini

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Follow Me Down, Brandon Bell, Gary Paczosa, Sangwook "Sunny" Nam and Doug Sax
The Harrow and the Harvest, Matt Andrews and Stephen Marcussen
Music Is Better Than Words, Rich Breen, Frank Filipetti and Bob Ludwig
The Next Right Thing, Kevin Killen, Brendan Muldowney, John Shyloski and John Shyloski
Paper Airplane, Mike Shipley and Brad Blackwood

Producer Of the Year, Non-Classical
Danger Mouse
Paul Epworth
The Smeezingtons
Ryan Tedder
Butch Vig

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
"Cinema (Skrillex Remix)," Sonny Moore
"Collide (Afrojack Remix)," Afrojack
"End of Line (Photek Remix)," Photek
"Only Girl (In the World) (Rosabel Club Mix)," Abel Aguilera and Ralphi Rosario
"Rope (Deadmau5 Mix)," Deadmau5

Best Surround Sound Album
An Evening With Dave Grusin, Various Artists
Grace For Drowning, Steven Wilson
Kind, Lindberg Lyd
Layla And Other Assorted Love Songs (Super Deluxe Edition), Derek and The Dominos
Spohr: String Sextet in C Major, Op. 140 and Nonet in F Major, Op. 31, Camerata Freden

Best Engineered Album, Classical
Aldridge: Elmer Gantry, Byeong-Joon Hwang, John Newton, Jesse Lewis
Glazunov: Complete Concertos, Richard King
Mackey: Lonely Motel- Music From Slide, Tom Lazarus, Bill Maylone and Joe Lambert
Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 and 4, Arne Akselberg
Weinberg: Symphony No. 3 and Suite No. 4 From "The Golden Key," Torbjörn Samuelsson

Best Producer of the Year, Classical
Blanton Alspaugh
Manfred Eicher
David Frost
Peter Rutenberg
Judith Sherman

Best Orchestral Performance
"Bowen: Symphonies Nos. 1 and 2," BBC Philharmonic
"Brahms: Symphony No. 4," Los Angeles Philharmonic
"Haydn: Symphonies 104, 88, and 101," Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra
"Henze: Symphonies Nos. 3-5," Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
"Martinu: The 6 Symphonies," BBC Symphony Orchestra

Best Opera Recording
"Adams: Doctor Atomic," Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus
"Britten: Billy Budd," London Philharmonic Orchestra; Glyndebourne Chorus
"Rautavaara: Kaivos," Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra; Kaivos Chrous
"Verdi: La Traviata," Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus
"Vivaldi: Ercole Sul Termodonte," Europa Galante; Coro Da Camera Santa Cecilia Di Borgo San Lorenzo

Best Choral Performance
"Beyond All Mortal Dreams: American A Cappella," Choir Of Trinity College Cambridge
"Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem, Op. 45," Justin Blackwell, Scott Allen Jarrett, Paul Max Tipton and Teresa Wakim; Professional Choral Institute and Seraphic Fire)
"Kind," Nidaros String Quartet; Ensemble 96
"Light and Gold," Christopher Glynn and Hila Plitmann; The King's Singers, Laudibus, Pavao Quartet and The Eric Whiteacre Singers)
"The Natural World of Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen," Ars Nova Copenhagen

Best Small Ensemble Performance
"Frank: Hilos," Gabriela Lena Frank; ALIAS Chamber Ensemble
"The Kingdoms of Castille," Richard Savino; El Mundo
"Mackey: Lonely Motel—Music From Slide," Rinde Eckert and Steven Mackey; Eighth Blackbird
"A Seraphic Fire Christmas," Patrick Dupré Quigley; Seraphic Fire
"Sound The Bells!" the Bay Brass

Best Classical Instrumental Solo
"Chinese Recorder Concertos: East Meets West," Michala Petri (Copenhagen Philharmonic)
"Rachmaninov: Piano Concerto No. 2 In C Minor, Op. 18; Rhapsody On A Theme of Paganini," Claudio Abbado (Mahler Chamber Orchestra)
"Rachmaninov: Piano Concertos Nos. 3 and 4," Antonio Pappano (London Symphony Orchestra)
"Schwantner: Concerto For Percussion and Orchestra," Christopher Lamb (Nashville Symphony)
"Winging It- Piano Music of John Corigliano," Ursula Oppens

Best Classical Vocal Solo
"Diva Divo," Joyce DiDonato
"Grieg/Thommessen: Veslemøy Synsk," Marianne Beate Kielland
"Handel: Cleopatra," Natalie Dessay
"Purcell: O Solitude," Andreas Scholl
"Three Baroque Tenors," Ian Bostridge

Best Contemporary Classical Composition
"Aldridge, Robert: Elmer Gantry," Robert Aldridge and Herschel Garfein
"Crumb, George: The Ghosts of Alhambra," George Crumb
"Friedman, Jefferson: String Quartet No. 3," Jefferson Friedman
"Mackey, Steven: Lonely Motel- Music From Slide," Steven Mackey
"Ruders, Poul: Piano Concerto No. 2," Poul Ruders

Best Short Form Music Video
"Rolling in the Deep," Adele
"Yes I Know," Memory Tapes
"All Is Not Lost," OK Go
"Lotus Flower," Radiohead
"First of the Year (Equinox)," Skrillex
"Perform This Way," "Weird Al" Yankovic

Best Long Form Music Video
"I Am...World Tour," Beyoncé
"Foo Fighters: Back And Forth," Foo Fighters
"Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon," Kings of Leon
"Beats, Rhymes and Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest," A Tribe Called Quest
"Nine Types of Light," TV On The Radio

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