Arcade Fire Nominated For Album Of The Year Grammy

By Scott Lapatine / December 1, 2010

Eminem received ten nominations, Bruno Mars got eight, and good job to Arcade Fire, who will lose Album Of The Year to one of these LPs:

  • Eminem – Recovery
  • Lady Antebellum – Need You Now
  • Lady Gaga – The Fame Monster
  • Katy Perry – Teenage Dream

Other biggies:

Record Of The Year

  • B.o.B (featuring Bruno Mars) – “Nothin’ 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
  • Drake
  • Florence & the Machine
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Esperanza Spalding

AF also got nods for Best Rock Performance By A Duo Or Group With Vocals (for “Ready To Start”) and Best Alternative Music Album.

More nominees (Gorillaz! Robyn! Will Sheff!) here. The 53rd annual ceremony will air on CBS 2/13/11.

UPDATE: Win’s statement…

“We are very proud of the record we made and feel incredibly blessed that so many people have gotten it! For those of you who don’t understand how gambling works, if something is 100 to 1 odds and you put down 10 dollars, you win 1000 dollars… I’m just saying.”