The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards

The beleaguered record industry couldn’t have been happier about the return to the spotlight in 2010 of rapper Eminem, the biggest-selling artist of the new millennium, and heaped upon him a field-leading 10 Grammy Award nominations for his “Recovery” album, including nods in all three top categories of album, record and song of the year.

Behind him, Bruno Mars got 7 and Jay-Z, Lady Antebellum and Lady Gaga each received six nominations.

The 53rd annual Grammy Awards ceremony will air Sunday, Feb. 13 (8/7c) on CBS.

Among the nominees:

Album of the Year:
Arcade Fire, The Suburbs
Eminem, Recovery
Lady Antebellum, Need You Now
Lady Gaga, The Fame Monster
Katy Perry, Teenage Dream

Record of the Year:
B.o.B. featuring Bruno Mars, “Nothing on You”
Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
Cee Lo Green, “F— You”
Jay-Z and Alicia Keys, “Empire State of Mind”
Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”

Song of the Year:
Ray LaMontagne, “Beg Steal or Borrow”
Cee Lo Green, “F— You”
Miranda Lambert, “The House That Built Me”
Eminem featuring Rihanna, “Love the Way You Lie”
Lady Antebellum, “Need You Now”

Best New Artist:
Justin Bieber
Florence & the Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spauldin

Best R&B Album
Raheem DeVaugn, “The Love & War Masterpeace”
Fanatasia, “Back To Me”
Jaheim,Another Round
John Legend & The Roots,”Wake Up!”
Monica, “Still Standing”

Best Female Country Performance:
Jewel, “Satisfied”
Miranda Lambert, “The House That Built Me”
LeAnn Rimes, “Swingin”
Carrie Underwood, “Temporary Home”
Gretchen Wilson, “I’d Love to Be Your Last”


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