The 2011 Grammy Awards nominations were announced last night via a telecast from Club Nokia in Los Angeles. You can see a video from that event along with the full list of nominees below. There are some expected names and well some more expected names.

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It was a very exciting night for the music industry as the nominations for music’s big night were announced. Some of my favorites made the cut, did yours?

And here are your Grammy Awards nominees 2011!

Album of the Year
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Eminem – Recovery
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Lady Gaga – The Fame Monster
Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

Record of the Year
B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – Nothin’ on You
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – Love the Way You Lie
Cee Lo Green – F*ck You
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

Best New Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Florence & the Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding

Song of the Year
Ray LaMontagne – Beg Steal or Borrow
Cee Lo Green – F*ck You
Miranda Lambert – The House That Built Me
Eminem (featuring Rihanna) – Love the Way You Lie
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals
Glee cast – Don’t Stop Believin’ (Regionals Version)
Maroon 5 – Misery
Paramore – The Only Exception
Sade – Babyfather
Train – Hey, Soul Sister (Live)

Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals
B.o.B, Eminem and Hayley Williams – Airplanes II
Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck and Oumou Sangare – Imagine
Elton John & Leon Russell – If It Wasn’t For Bad
Lady Gaga and Beyoncé – Telephone
Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg – California Gurls

Best Dance Recording
Goldfrapp – Rocket
La Roux – In For The Kill
Lady Gaga – Dance in the Dark
Rihanna – Only Girl (In the World)
Robyn – Dancing on My Own

Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals
Arcade Fire – Ready To Start
Jeff Beck and Joss Stone – I Put a Spell on You
The Black Keys – Tighten Up
Kings of Leon – Radioactive
Muse – Resistance

Best Hard Rock Performance
Alice in Chains – A Looking in View
Ozzy Osbourne – Let Me Hear You Scream
Soundgarden – Black Rain
Stone Temple Pilots – Between the Lines
Them Crooked Vultures – New Fang

Best Rock Song
Neil Young – Angry World
Mumford & Sons – Little Lion Man
Kings of Leon – Radioactive
Muse – Resistance
The Black Keys – Tighten Up

Best Alternative Music Album
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Band of Horses – Infinite Arms
The Black Keys – Brothers
Broken Bells – Broken Bells
Vampire Weekend – Contra

Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals
Chris Brown and Tank – Take My Time
Chuck Brown, Jill Scott and Marcus Miller – Love
Ronald Isley and Aretha Franklin – You’ve Got a Friend
John Legend and the Roots – Shine
Sade – Soldier of Love

Best Contemporary R&B Album
Chris Brown – Graffiti
R. Kelly – Untitled
Ryan Leslie – Transition
Janelle Monáe – The ArchAndroid
Usher – Raymond v. Raymond

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – Nothin’ on You
Chris Brown, Tyga and Kevin McCall – Deuces
Eminem and Rihanna – Love the Way You Lie
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind
John Legend, the Roots, Melanie Fiona and Common – Wake Up! Everybody

Best Rap Song
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys – Empire State of Mind
Eminem and Rihanna – Love the Way You Lie
Eminem – ‘Not Afraid’
B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – Nothin’ on You
Jay-Z and Swizz Beatz – On to the Next One

Best Rap Album
B.o.B – The Adventures of Bobby Ray
Drake – Thank Me Later
Eminem – Recovery
Jay-Z – The Blueprint 3
The Roots – How I Got Over

Best Country Collaboration With Vocals
Dierks Bentley, Miranda Lambert and Jamey Johnson – Bad Angel
Dierks Bentley, Del McCoury and the Punch Brothers – Pride (In the Name of Love)
Zac Brown Band and Alan Jackson – As She’s Walking Away
Blake Shelton and Trace Adkins – Hillbilly Bone
Marty Stuart and Connie Smith – I Run to You

Best Country Song
George Strait – The Breath You Take
Zac Brown Band – Free
Miranda Lambert – The House That Built Me
Gretchen Wilson – ‘I’d Love To Be Your Last
The Band Perry – I Die Young
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now

Best Country Album
Dierks Bentley – Up on the Ridge
Zac Brown Band – You Get What You Give
Jamey Johnson – The Guitar Song
Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
Miranda Lambert – Revolution

Best Americana Album
Rosanne Cash – The List
Los Lobos – Tin Can Trust
Willie Nelson – Country Music
Robert Plant – Band of Joy
Mavis Staples – You Are Not Alone

Best Traditional Blues Album
James Cotton – Giant
Cyndi Lauper – Memphis Blues
Charlie Musselwhite – The Well
Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith – Joined at the Hip
Jimmie Vaughan – Plays Blues, Ballads & Favorites

There you have it those who made the cut for the 2011 Grammy Award nominations. You can find out who takes home the award on February 13th.

Let me know what you think of the list. I for one am very please with all of Eminem’s nods he rocks!

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