Grammy Awards 2012: Foo Fighters Leading Rock Section With Six Nomination

The highest award for world’s musician, Grammy Awards, coming annually and next year when it will be the 54th, our attention will be paid for that.

On November 30, 2011 was finally revealed nominees of the big event, with a total of 78 awards will be given through the night, one for Paul McCartney as MusiCares Person of the Year; given two days before.

And whose rockers up for nominations? Well, no denying for Foo Fighters as a big Rock ‘n Roll act. Overall, the band got six nominations, including one general category: Album of the Year. The other artist who had much nods were Kanye West (7) and Adele (6).

Here are the full list of nominations in Rock Field and any other nominations where a band was listed.

Album of the Year:
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Dearest – The Black Keys
Paradise – Coldplay
Pumped Up Kicks – Foster the People

Best Rock Performance:
Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall – Coldplay
Down by the Water – The Decemberists
Walk – Foo Fighters
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance:
On the Backs of Angels – Dream Theater
White Limo – Foo Fighters
Curl of the Burl – Mastodon
Public Enemy No. 1 – Megadeth
Blood in My Eyes – Sum 41

Best Rock Song:
The Cave – Mumford & Sons
Down by the Water – The Decemberists
Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall – Coldplay
Lotus Flower – Radiohead
Walk – Foo Fighters

Best Rock Album:
Rock ‘n’ Roll Party (Honoring Les Paul) – Jeff Beck
Wasting Light – Foo Fighters
Come Around Sundown – Kings of Leon
I’m with You – Red Hot Chili Peppers
The Whole Love – Wilco

Best Alternative Music Album:
Bon Iver – Bon Iver
Codes and Keys – Death Cab For Cutie
Torches – Foster the People
Circuital – My Morning Jacket
The King of Limbs – Radiohead

Best Recording Package:
Chickenfoot III – Chickenfoot
Scenes from The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Best Boxed/Special Limited Edition:
The King Of Limbs – Radiohead
The Promise: The Darkness on the Edge of Town Story – Bruce Springsteen

Producer of the Year (Non Classical):
Paul Epworth (prod. for Foster The People, Cee-Lo Green, Adele)
Butch Vig (prod. for Foo Fighters)

Best Remixed Recording:
Rope – Deadmau5 Mix, originally by Foo Fighters

Best Short Form Music Video:
Lotus Flower – Radiohead

Best Long Form Music Video:
Foo Fighters: Back And Forth – Foo Fighters
Talihina Sky: The Story Of Kings Of Leon – Kings Of Leon

The 54th annual Grammy Awards will be held on Staples Center, Los Angeles on February 12, 2012.
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