Record of the Year

  • Nothin' On You - B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars (Track from The Adventures of Bobby Ray)
  • Love the Way You Lie - Eminem featuring Rihanna (Track from Recovery)
  • F*** You - Cee Lo Green
  • Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z & Alicia Keys (Track from The Blueprint 3)
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum (Track from Need You Now)

Album of the Year

  • The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
  • Recovery - Eminem
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum
  • The Fame Monster - Lady Gaga
  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

Song of the Year

  • Beg Steal or Borrow - Ray LaMontagne (Track from God Willin' & the Creek Don't Rise)
  • F*** You - Cee Lo Green
  • The House That Built Me - Miranda Lambert (Track from Revolution)
  • Love the Way You Lie - Eminem featuring Rihanna (Track from Recovery)
  • Need You Now - Lady Antebellum (Track from Need You Now)

Best New Artist

  • Justin Bieber
  • Drake
  • Florence & the Machine
  • Mumford & Sons
  • Esperanza Spalding

Best Female Pop Vocal Performance

  • King of Anything - Sara Bareilles (Track from Kaleidoscope Heart)
  • Halo (Live) - Beyonce (Track from I Am... Yours: An Intimate Performance at Wynn Las Vegas)
  • Chasing Pirates - Norah Jones (Track from The Fall)
  • Bad Romance - Lady Gaga (Track from The Fame Monster)
  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry (Track from Teenage Dream)

Best Male Pop Vocal Performance

  • Haven't Met You Yet - Michael Buble (Track from Crazy Love)
  • This Is It - Michael Jackson (Track from This Is It)
  • Whataya Want From Me - Adam Lambert (Track from For Your Entertainment)
  • Just the Way You Are - Bruno Mars
  • Half of My Heart - John Mayer (Track from Battle Studies)

Best Pop Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals

  • Don't Stop Believin' - Glee Cast (Track from Journey to Regionals)
  • Misery - Maroon 5 (Track from Hands All Over)
  • The Only Exception - Paramore (Track from Brand New Eyes)
  • Babyfather - Sade (Track from Soldier of Love)
  • Hey, Soul Sister - Train

Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

  • Airplanes, Part II - B.o.B., Eminem, Hayley Williams (Track from The Adventures of Bobby Ray)
  • Imagine - Herbie Hancock, Pink, India.Arie, Seal, Konono No. 1, Jeff Beck, Oumou Sangare (Track from The Imagine Project)
  • If It Wasn't For Bad - Elton John, Leon Russell
  • Telephone - Lady Gaga, Beyonce (Track from The Fame Monster)
  • California Gurls - Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg (Track from Teenage Dream)

Best Pop Instrumental Performance

  • Flow - Laurie Anderson (Track from Homeland)
  • Nessun Dorma - Jeff Beck (Track from Emotion & Commotion)
  • No Mystery - Stanley Clarke (Track from The Stanley Clarke Band)
  • Orchestral Intro - Gorillaz (Track from Plastic Beach)
  • Sleepwalk - The Brian Setzer Orchestra (Track from Don't Mess With A Big Band)

Best Pop Instrumental Album

  • Pushing the Envelope - Gerald Albright
  • Take Your Pick - Larry Carlton & Tak Matsumoto
  • Heart and Soul - Kenny G
  • Singularity - Robby Krieger
  • Everything Is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway - Kirk Whalum

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • My World 2.0 - Justin Bieber
  • I Dreamed A Dream - Susan Boyle
  • The Fame Monster - Lady Gaga
  • Battle Studies - John Mayer
  • Teenage Dream - Katy Perry

Best Dance Recording

  • Rocket - Goldfrapp (Track from Head First)
  • In for the Kill - La Roux (Track from La Roux)
  • Dance in the Dark - Lady Gaga (Track from The Fame Monster)
  • Only Girl (In the World) - Rihanna
  • Dancing On My Own - Robyn (Track from Body Talk Pt. 1)

Best Electronic/Dance Album

  • These Hopeful Machines - BT
  • Further - The Chemical Brothers
  • Head First - Goldfrapp
  • Black Light - Groove Armada
  • La Roux - La Roux

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Crazy Love - Michael Buble
  • The Greatest Love Songs Of All Time - Barry Manilow
  • Let It Be Me: Mathis in Nashville - Johnny Mathis
  • Fly Me To The MoonThe Great American Songbook: Vol. V - Rod Stewart
  • Love Is The Answer - Barbra Streisand

Best Solo Rock Vocal Performance

  • Run Back To Your Side - Eric Clapton (Track from Clapton)
  • Crossroads - John Mayer (Track from Battle Studies)
  • Helter Skelter - Paul McCartney (Track from Good Evening New York City)
  • Silver Rider - Robert Plant (Track from Band Of Joy)
  • Angry World - Neil Young (Track from Le Noise)

Best Rock Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals

  • Ready to Start - Arcade Fire (Track from The Suburbs)
  • I Put A Spell On You - Jeff Beck, Joss Stone (Track from Emotion & Commotion)
  • Tighten Up - The Black Keys (Track from Brothers)
  • Radioactive - Kings of Leon
  • Resistance - Muse (Track from The Resistance)

Best Hard Rock Performance

  • A Looking In View - Alice in Chains
  • Let Me Hear You Scream - Ozzy Osbourne (Track from Scream)
  • Black Rain - Soundgarden (Track from Telephantasm)
  • Between the Lines - Stone Temple Pilots (Track from Stone Temple Pilots)
  • New Fang - Them Crooked Vultures (Track from Them Crooked Vultures)

Best Metal Performance

  • El Dorado - Iron Maiden (Track from The Final Frontier)
  • Let the Guilt Go - Korn (Track from Korn III: Remember Who You Are)
  • In Your Words - Lamb of God (Track from Wrath)
  • Sudden Death - Megadeath
  • World Painted Blood - Slayer (Track from World Painted Blood)

Best Rock Instrumental Performance

  • Hammerhead - Jeff Beck (Track from Emotion & Commotion)
  • Black Mud - The Black Keys (Track from Brothers)
  • Do The Murray - Los Lobos (Track from Tin Can Trust)
  • Kundalini Bonfire - Dave Matthews Band (Track from Live in Las Vegas)
  • The Deathless Horsie - Dweezil Zappa (Track from The Return of the Son Of…)

Best Rock Song

  • Angry World - Neil Young (Track from Le Noise)
  • Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons (Track from Sigh No More)
  • Radioactive - Kings of Leon
  • Resistance - Muse (Track from The Resistance)
  • Tighten Up - The Black Keys (Track from Brothers)

Best Rock Album

  • Emotion & Commotion - Jeff Beck
  • The Resistance - Muse
  • Backspacer - Pearl Jam
  • Mojo - Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers
  • Le Noise - Neil Young

Best Alternative Music Album

  • The Suburbs - Arcade Fire
  • Infinite Arms - Band of Horses
  • Brothers - The Black Keys
  • Broken Bells - Broken Bells
  • Contra - Vampire Weekend

Best Female R&B Vocal Performance

  • Gone Already - Faith Evans
  • Bittersweet - Fantasia (Track from Back to Me)
  • Everything to Me - Monica (Track from Still Standing)
  • Tired - Kelly Price
  • Holding You Down (Going in Circles) - Jazmine Sullivan

Best Male R&B Vocal Performance

  • Second Chance - El DeBarge
  • Finding My Way Back - Jaheim (Track from Another Round)
  • Why Would You Stay - Kem
  • We're Still Friends - Kirk Whalum, Musiq Soulchild (Track from Everything Is Everything)
  • There Goes My Baby - Usher (Track from Raymond V Raymond)

Best R&B Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocals

  • Love - Chuck Brown, Jill Scott, Marcus Miller (Track from We Got This)
  • Take My Time - Chris Brown & Tank (Track from Graffiti)
  • You've Got A Friend - Ronald Isley & Aretha Franklin
  • Shine - John Legend & The Roots (Track from Wake Up!)
  • Soldier of Love - Sade (Track from Soldier of Love)

Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance

  • When A Woman Loves - R. Kelly
  • Hang On In There - John Legend & The Roots (Track from Wake Up!)
  • You're So Amazing - Calvin Richardson
  • In Between - Ryan Shaw (Track from In Between)
  • Go (Live) - Betty Wright

Best Urban/Alternative Performance

  • Little One - Bilal (Track from Airtight's Revenge)
  • F*** You - Cee Lo Green
  • Orion - Carolyn Malachi
  • Tightrope - Janelle Monae & Big Boi (Track from The ArchAndroid)
  • Still - Eric Roberson

Best R&B Song

  • Bittersweet - Fantasia (Track from Back to Me)
  • Finding My Way Back - Jaheim (Track from Another Round)
  • Second Chance - El DeBarge
  • Shine - John Legend & The Roots (Track from Wake Up!)
  • Why Would You Stay - Kem

Best R&B Album

  • The Love and War Masterpeace - Raheem DeVaughn
  • Back to Me - Fantasia
  • Another Round - Jaheim
  • Wake Up! - John Legend & The Roots
  • Still Standing - Monica

Best Contemporary R&B Album

  • Graffiti - Chris Brown
  • Untitled - R. Kelly
  • Transition - Ryan Leslie
  • The ArchAndroid - Janelle Monae
  • Raymond V Raymond - Usher

Best Rap Solo Performance

  • Over - Drake (Track from Thank Me Later)
  • Not Afraid - Eminem (Track from Recovery)
  • How Low - Ludacris (Track from Battle of the Sexes)
  • I'm Back - T.I.
  • Power - Kanye West

Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group

  • Shutterbug - Big Boi, Bosko, Cutty & Mouche (Track from Sir Lucious Left Foot…The Son of Chico Dusty)
  • Fancy - Drake, T.I., Swizz Beatz (Track from Thank Me Later)
  • On To The Next One - Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz (Track from The Blueprint 3)
  • My Chick Bad - Ludacris &Nicki Minaj (Track from Battle of the Sexes)
  • Lose My Mind - Young Jeezy & Piles

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

  • Nothin' On You - B.o.B & Bruno Mars (Track from The Adventures of Bobby Ray)
  • Deuces - Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin McCall
  • Love The Way You Lie - Eminem and Rihanna (Track from Recovery)
  • Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z & Alicia Keys (Track from The Blueprint 3)
  • Wake Up Everybody - John Legend, The Roots, Melanie Fiona & Common