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The Grammys, in 2011, suck as status quo.

Yes! Playing it safe again, Grammys! I mean most of the nominees are OBVIOUSLY talented, but no one on this list is going to throw you for a twist. I don't want to hate on Adele because she is indeed amazing...but she's the NPR-listening Mom's drug of choice, who rocks out to her while driving in the minivan Thursday mornings. such as this!

 Album Of The Year:
Wasting Light— Foo Fighters
Born This Way— Lady Gaga <- HAS DECENT SHOT
Doo-Wops & Hooligans — Bruno Mars <- AND YET YOU CAN'T NOMINATE OH LAND
Loud — Rihanna
Record Of The Year:
"Rolling In The Deep" — Adele < I'M PREDICTING AN ADELE SWEEP
"Holocene" — Bon Iver
"Grenade" — Bruno Mars <- NO
"The Cave" — Mumford & Sons <- CLOSE SECOND
"Firework" — Katy Perry <- WILL WE EVER BE FREE OF THIS
Best New Artist:
The Band Perry
Bon Iver <- NOT NEW
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj <- MY VOTE
Skrillex <- LOL
Song Of The Year:
"All Of The Lights" — Jeff Bhasker, Malik Jones, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters
(Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)
"The Cave" — Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford & Country Winston, songwriters (Mumford & Sons) <- MY PICK WHO DOESN'T LOVE THIS SONG
"Grenade" — Brody Brown, Claude Kelly, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Bruno Mars & Andrew Wyatt,
songwriters (Bruno Mars)
"Holocene" — Justin Vernon, songwriter (Bon Iver)
"Rolling In The Deep" — Adele Adkins & Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele) <- OTHER PICK, LET'S BE REAL
Best Pop Solo Performance
"Someone Like You" — Adele <- GAG BUT OK
"Yoü And I" — Lady Gaga <- this is a REALLY good song
"Grenade" — Bruno Mars <- no
"Firework" — Katy Perry <- No
"F***in' Perfect" — Pink <- NO
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
"Body And Soul" — Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse <- RIP, I'D ALMOST SAY YES BECAUSE SHE IS INDEED DEAD
"Dearest" — The Black Keys
"Paradise" — Coldplay <- NEXT SHOT
"Pumped Up Kicks" — Foster The People <- GOOD, BUT OVERPLAYED SONG
"Moves Like Jagger" — Maroon 5 & Christina Aguilera <- LET ME GO BARF IN A TRASH CAN
Best Dance Recording:
"Raise Your Weapon" — Deadmau5 & Greta Svabo Bech 
"Barbra Streisand" — Duck Sauce
"Sunshine" — David Guetta & Avicii
"Call Your Girlfriend" — Robyn <- SHOULD WIN NO IF ANDS OR BUTS
"Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites" — Skrillex <- NO
"Save The World" — Swedish House Mafia
Best Rock Performance:
"Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall" — Coldplay <- PEOPLE LOVE COLDPLAY
"Down By The Water" — The Decemberists
"Walk" — Foo Fighters
"The Cave" — Mumford & Sons <- mmph
"Lotus Flower" — Radiohead
Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance:
"On The Backs Of Angels" — Dream Theater
"White Limo" — Foo Fighters <- ez pz
"Curl Of The Burl"— Mastodon
"Public Enemy No. 1" — Megadeth
"Blood In My Eyes"— Sum 41 <- ?????
Best Rock Album:
Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul— Jeff Beck
Wasting Light— Foo Fighters <- probably
Come Around Sundown— Kings Of Leon <- nah
I'm With You— Red Hot Chili Peppers <- LOL
The Whole Love— Wilco <- SAFE SECOND CHOICE
Best Alternative Music Album
Bon Iver— Bon Iver  <- A BIT OF A DARE
Codes And Keys— Death Cab For Cutie
Torches— Foster The People <- WAS REALLY GOOD
Circuital — My Morning Jacket
The King Of Limbs— Radiohead <-  ALSO SAFE
Best Traditional R&B Performance:
"Sometimes I Cry" — Eric Benét
"Fool For You" — Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona
"Radio Message" — R. Kelly
"Surrender" — Betty Wright & The Roots
Best R&B Album:
F.A.M.E.— Chris Brown
Second Chance — El DeBarge
Love Letter — R. Kelly
Pieces Of Me— Ledisi
Kelly— Kelly Price
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
"Party" — Beyoncé & André 3000 <- BEYONCEEEEE
"I'm On One" — DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross & Lil Wayne
"I Need A Doctor" — Dr. Dre, Eminem & Skylar Grey
"What's My Name?" — Rihanna & Drake <- ANNOYING
"Motivation" — Kelly Rowland & Lil Wayne
"All Of The Lights" — Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie
Best Rap Performance:
"Look At Me Now" — Chris Brown, Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes
"Otis" — Jay-Z & Kanye West
"The Show Goes On" — Lupe Fiasco
"Moment 4 Life" — Nicki Minaj & Drake
"Black And Yellow" — Wiz Khalifa <- KIND OF OLD BUT WHATEVER
Best Country Solo Performance:
"Dirt Road Anthem" — Jason Aldean
"I'm Gonna Love You Through It" — Martina McBride
"Honey Bee" — Blake Shelton
"Mama's Song" — Carrie Underwood
Best Country Song:
"Are You Gonna Kiss Me Or Not" — Jim Collins & David Lee Murphy, songwriters (Thompson Square)
"God Gave Me You" — Dave Barnes, songwriter (Blake Shelton)
"Just Fishin'" — Casey Beathard, Monty Criswell & Ed Hill, songwriters (Trace Adkins)
"Mean" — Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift) <- BANJO
"Threaten Me With Heaven" — Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Will Owsley & Dillon O'Brian, songwriters (Vince Gill)
"You And Tequila" — Matraca Berg & Deana Carter, songwriters (Kenny Chesney Featuring Grace Potter)
Best Americana Album:
Emotional Jukebox— Linda Chorney
Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down— Ry Cooder
Hard Bargain— Emmylou Harris <- LOVE HER HAIR
Ramble At The Ryman— Levon Helm
Blessed— Lucinda Williams <- YEP PEOPLE WOULDN'T SHUT UP ABOUT IT
Best Blues Album:
Low Country Blues — Gregg Allman
Roadside Attractions— Marcia Ball
Man In Motion— Warren Haynes
The Reflection — Keb'Mo' <- HE WINS BASED ON HIS NAME
Revelator— Tedeschi Trucks Band
Best Folk Album:
Barton Hollow— The Civil Wars
I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive— Steve Earle
Helplessness Blues— Fleet Foxes
Ukulele Songs— Eddie Vedder
The Harrow & The Harvest— Gillian Welch <- TIME IS THE REVELATOR, BITCH


  1. Yesterday, if you had told me that in December 2011, Sum41 would be nominated for best hard rock/metal album, I would have locked you in Arkam Asylum.

    Aside from that, it seems nothing exciting is in rock and metal categories.

  2. i have the lyrics to "fat lip" still memorized.....why

  3. The album of the year is "The Tomb Awaits" by Entrails.


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