The biggest night in music is coming, earlier tonight the full nominees for the 2012 Grammy Awards were unveiled. Kanye West leads with seven nominations, including “Song of the Year” for “All of the Lights.” Adele and Bruno Mars follow up with six nominations each, while Lil’ Wayne receives five nods. Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, and Drake round out with four nominations each. For the full list in all genres, head over here.
Make sure to tune in and catch the 54th Annual Grammy Awards live from Los Angeles on February 12, 2012.
Read the full list in the main categories after the jump….
The Grammys paid tribute to the pioneers of hip-hop during tonight’s “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!”. Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five are the newly inductees to GRAMMY Hall of Fame. Common, LL Cool J, Lupe Fiasco joined Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel, and Scorpio for a special one-time performance of “The Message.”
The road to the the 54th Annual Grammy Awards begins tonight. Many of past and present stars appeared at “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!” kickoff tonight in Los Angeles. Above, Rihanna performs her #1 hit, “We Found Love,” which was pre-taped earlier from her concert in London. Catch the 54th Annual Grammy Awards airing live on February 12, 2012.
Christmas is only 25 days away, and Justin Bieber gets into the holiday spirit in “All I Want For Christmas.” The festive video is a remake on Mariah Carey’s classic Christmas ode. Watch as the two superstars shut down Macys for one big shopping spree. Fans can find the collab off Justin’s Under the Mistletoe holiday album.
Back in March, Shady 2.0 gathered for a special show at Detroit’s Royal Oak Music Theatre. Most of the footage that hit the internet shortly after wasn’t the best, so here’s some great high-quality footage of Eminem, Slaughterhouse and Yelawolf performing “2.0 Boys.”
T.I. and Tiny introduces us to their family in The Family Hustle, the couple’s new VH1 reality show. Watch as T.I. reflects on the time missed while serving jail time, while Tiny holds down the household taking care of their six children. The first episode titled God, Family, Hustle isavailable above, premiering on television Monday at 9 p.m.
Only 26 days away until Christmas, and Play Cloths releases their holiday mixtape in support of the new 2011 collection. One of the new songs off the tape features the Re-Up Gang and Odd Future. Download the full mixtape here.
New Music: Pusha T Feat. Hodgy Beats, Liva Don & Tyler, The Creator – “Ooh” (prod. by Tyler, The Creator)
At the Bowery Ballroom, Bobby Ray brought out Grand Hustle CEO T.I. and one of ATL’s current most wanted rappers 2 Chainz for a surprise performance of “Spend It.” It’s hard to believe that this is the best footage of B.o.B. and T.I. from last night. C’mon people!
The BX’s Kid Daytona linked up with Action Bronson for a new cut from his forthcoming release, The Interlude II. Producer Sixth Sense does a great job of creating a backdrop that makes you feel like the guys are actually spitting from somewhere far off. (spotted at SmokingSection)
New Music: The Kid Daytona Feat. Action Bronson “Ivory Coast Crime Scene”