Eminem, who is enjoying a comeback in the music industry after many years of struggle to overcome his drug addiction, received most of the nominations on Wednesday at the 53rd Grammy awards gala, competing in 10 categories.
Eminem was nominated in three main categories – “Album of the Year”, “Song of the year” and “Single of the year”. The American musician has been nominated for seven other rap-related categories.
Artists who have received the many nominations in key categories include R & B star Bruno Mars, nominated in seven categories, while Jay-Z, Lady Gaga and country group Lady Antebellum received six nominations each.
The winners of the 109 categories will be announced at the gala to be held in Los Angeles on February 13.
Here is the list of nominations for the main categories at the 2011 edition of the Grammy awards:
Record of the Year: “Nothin’ on You,” B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars; “Love the Way You Lie,” Eminem featuring Rihanna; “(Expletive) You,” Cee Lo Green; “Empire State of Mind,” Jay-Z and Alicia Keys; “Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum.
Album of the Year: “The Suburbs,” Arcade Fire; “Recovery,” Eminem; “Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum; “The Fame Monster,” Lady GaGa; “Teenage Dream,” Katy Perry.
Song of the Year: “Beg Steal or Borrow,” Ray LaMontagne, songwriter (performed by Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs); “(Expletive) You,” Cee Lo Green, Philip Lawrence and Bruno Mars, songwriters (Cee Lo Green); “The House That Built Me,” Tom Douglas and Allen Shamblin, songwriters (Miranda Lambert); “Love the Way You Lie,” Alexander Grant, Holly Hafferman and Marshall Mathers, songwriters (Eminem featuring Rihanna); “Need You Now,” Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum).
New Artist: Justin Bieber, Drake, Florence & The Machine, Mumford & Sons, Esperanza Spalding.
Pop Vocal Album: “My World 2.0,” Justin Bieber; “I Dreamed a Dream,” Susan Boyle; “The Fame Monster,” Lady GaGa; “Battle Studies, John Mayer; “Teenage Dream,” Katy Perry.
Rock Album: “Emotion and Commotion,” Jeff Beck; “The Resistance,” Muse; “Backspacer,” Pearl Jam; “Mojo,” Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers; “Le Noise,” Neil Young.
R’n’B Album: “The Love and War Masterpeace,” Raheem DeVaughn; “Back To Me,” Fantasia; “Another Round,” Jaheim; “Wake Up!” John Legend and The Roots; “Still Standing,” Monica.
Rap Album: “The Adventures of Bobby Ray,” B.o.B; “Thank Me Later,” Drake; “Recovery,” Eminem; “The Blueprint 3,” Jay-Z; “How I Got Over,” The Roots.
Country Album: “Up On The Ridge,” Dierks Bentley; “You Get What You Give,” Zac Brown Band; “The Guitar Song,” Jamey Johnson; “Need You Now,” Lady Antebellum; “Revolution,” Miranda Lambert.
Latin Pop Album: “Poquita Ropa,” Ricardo Arjona; “Alex Cuba,” Alex Cuba; “Boleto De Entrada,” Kany Garcia; “Paraiso Express,” Alejandro Sanz; “Otra Cosa,” Julieta Venegas.
Contemporary Jazz Album: “The Stanley Clarke Band,” The Stanley Clarke Band; “Never Can Say Goodbye,” Joey DeFrancesco; “Now Is The Time,” Jeff Lorber Fusion; “To The One,” John McLaughlin; “Backatown,” Trombone Shorty.
Classical Album: “Bruckner: Symphonies No. 3 and 4,” Mariss Jansons, conductor (performed by the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra); “Daugherty: Metropolis Symphony; Deus Ex Machina,” Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Terrence Wilson; Nashville Symphony Orchestra); “Steven Mackey: Dreamhouse,” Gil Rose, conductor (Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Synergy Vocals); “Sacrificium,” Giovanni Antonini, conductor (Il Giardino Armonico); “Verdi: Requiem,” Riccardo Muti, conductor (Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Borodina, Barbara Frittoli and Mario Zeffiri; Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Chicago Symphony Chorus).