Eminem is Back!  – Nominations for the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards:

Eminem topped the nominations with 10; Bruno Mars garnered seven; and Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum, and Lady Gaga each earned six nods. Jeff Beck, B.o.B, David Frost, Philip Lawrence, and John Legend received five each; and Alex Da Kid, the Black Keys, Drake, Cee Lo Green, Ari Levine, Katy Perry, Rihanna, the Roots, Dirk Sobotka, and Zac Brown each earned four nominations.
“This year’s nominations are a true reflection of an exceptional and talented community of music makers that embody some of the highest levels of excellence and artistry in their respective fields,” said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.

“It is most gratifying to see the GRAMMY Awards process once again produce a broad cross section of diverse and impressive nominees across multiple genres. Coupled with the third year of our primetime nominations special, the road to Music’s Biggest Night, the 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards in February, is off to an exciting start.”

At the Grammy nominations night, sexy pop princess Katy Perry, dressed in a metallic confection.

Dave Grohl of The Foo Fighters and actress/singer Selena Gomez attend GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! at Club Nokia
Singer Hayley Williams of Paramore poses in press room during GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! at Club Nokia

Here are the nominations in the four General Field categories:

Record Of The Year:
“Nothin’ On You,” B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
“Love The Way You Lie,” Eminem Featuring Rihanna
“F*** You,” Cee Lo Green
“Empire State Of Mind,” Jay-Z & 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 (Ray LaMontagne And The Pariah Dogs)

“F*** You,” Cee Lo Green, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Cee Lo Green)

“The House That Built Me,” Tom Douglas & Allen Shamblin, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

“Love The Way You Lie,” Alexander Grant, Skylar Grey & Marshall Mathers, songwriters (Eminem Featuring Rihanna)

“Need You Now,” Dave Haywood, Josh Kear, Charles Kelley & Hillary Scott, songwriters (Lady Antebellum)

Best New Artist:
Justin Bieber
Florence & The Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding

The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Feb. 13, 2011, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.