Thursday, December 1, 2011

Kanye West Positioned Top By Nominating For 7 Grammy Awards

Last year, Eminempositioned in high with 10 Grammy nominations including Album of the Year for Recovery, and Best Rap Song for “Love the Way You Lie”. 
Kanye West Positioned Top By Nominating For 7 Grammy Awards
This year, Kanye West positioned in high with 7 Grammy nominations after releasing both his 5th solo album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and his Watch the Throne collaboration with Jay-Z. For this reason, the Chicago rapper/producer was already a favorite to win big in 2012.

Find out the additional hip-hop/R&B nominations below:

Best Rap Album
>>> Jay-Z and Kanye West - "Watch the Throne"
>>> Lil Wayne- "Tha Carter IV"
>>> Lupe Fiasco - "Lasers"
>>> Nicki Minaj- "Pink Friday"
>>> Kanye West- "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
>>> Beyoncé and Andre 3000 - "Party"
>>> DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne - "I'm On One"
>>> Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey - "I Need a Doctor"
>>> Rihanna and Drake - "What's My Name?"
>>> Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne - "Motivation"
>>> Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie - "All Of The Lights"

Best R&B Album
>>> Chris Brown- "F.A.M.E."
>>> El DeBarge- "Second Chance"
>>> R. Kelly- "Love Letter"
>>> Ledisi- "Pieces of Me"
>>> Kelly Price - "Kelly"

Best Rap Performance
>>> Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes - "Look at Me Now"
>>> Jay-Z and Kanye West - "Otis"
>>> Lupe Fiasco- "The Show Goes On"
>>> Nicki Minaj and Drake - "Moment 4 Life"
>>> Wiz Khalifa- "Black And Yellow"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
>>> Eric Benet- "Sometimes I Cry"
>>> Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona - "Fool for You"
>>> R. Kelly- "Radio Message"
>>> Raphael Saadiq- "Good Man"
>>> Betty Wright and the Roots - "Surrender"