The nominees for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards were announced Wednesday Night. CBS broadcasted live from Nokia Club at L.A. “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” on primetime.
“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.”
Among the nominated artists are Eminem, who tops the list with 10 nominations, Bruno Mars got seven while Jay- Z, Lady Antebellum, and Lady Gaga are next on list with six nominations each. 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.
The 53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Feb. 13, 2011, at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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Source: GRAMMY Awards official web site.