At last night’s GRAMMY Nominee Announcement Ceremony, we learned the list of nominees for the 2012 GRAMMY Awards, and also saw exciting performances by some of the biggest names in the music business, many of whom were also nominees! Click through to see some highlights from the nominees list and check out their music–including some free MP3 downloads.


Record of the YearRolling in the Deep

Song of the Year – “Rolling in the Deep”

Best Pop Solo Performance – “Someone Like You”

Best Pop Vocal Album21

Best Short Form Music Video – “Rolling in the Deep”

Bon Iver

Record of the YearHolocene

Song of the YearHolocene

Best New Artist

Best Alternative music AlbumBon Iver

℗ 2011 Jagjaguwar

Mumford & Sons

Record of the YearThe Cave

Song of the Year – “The Cave”

Best Rock Performance – “The Cave”

Best Rock Song – “The Cave”

See Mumford & Sons’ Discover performance!

Katy Perry

Record of the YearFirework

Best Pop Solo Performance – “Firework”

Foo Fighters

Album of the Year – Wasting Light

Best Rock Performance – “Walk”

Best Hard Rock/ Metal Performance – White Limo

Best Rock Song – “Walk”

Best Rock Album – Wasting Light

Best Longform Music Video – “Back and Forth”

Foster the People

Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance – “Pumped Up Kicks”

Best Alternative Music Album – Torches

Get a free Foster the People remix as part of our RCRD LBL Essentials series!

For a full listing of GRAMMY nominees head over to the GRAMMYs website.

Check out the rest of our GRAMMYs coverage!

Artists: Adele, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Katy Perry

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