2011 Hip Hop Grammy Nominees

Here are the nominees for the 2011 Grammy Awards (in the categories we care about) and my predictions in italic.

Album Of The Year
Recovery – Eminem
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum
The Fame Monster – Lady Gaga
Teenage Dream – Katy Perry
The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

Record Of The Year
Empire State Of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna
Fuck You – Cee-Lo Green
B.o.B & Bruno Mars – Nothin’ On You
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Best Rap Album
The Blueprint 3 – Jay-Z
Thank Me Later – Drake
Recovery – Eminem
How I Got Over – The Roots
The Adventures Of Bobby Ray – B.o.B

Best Rap Song
Empire State Of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
On To The Next One — Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna
Not Afraid – Eminem
Nothin’ On You – B.o.B & Bruno Mars

Best Rap Solo Performance
Over – Drake
Not Afraid – Eminem
How Low – Ludacris
I’m Back – T.I.
Power – Kanye West

Best New Artist
Justin Bieber
Drake
Florence + The Machine
Mumford & Sons
Esperanza Spalding

Song Of The Year
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna
Fuck You – Cee-Lo Green
The House That Built Me – Miranda Lambert
Beg, Steal Or Borrow – Ray Lamontagne
Need You Now – Lady Antebellum

Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
Fancy – Drake, T.I. & Swizz Beatz
On To The Next One – Jay-Z & Swizz Beatz
My Chick Bad – Ludacris & Nicki Minaj
Shutterbugg – Big Boi & Cutty
Lose My Mind – Young Jeezy & Plies

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Nothin’ On You – B.o.B & Bruno Mars
Deuces – Chris Brown, Tyga & Kevin Mccall
Love The Way You Lie – Eminem & Rihanna
Empire State Of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Wake Up Everybody – John Legend & The Roots feat. Melanie Fiona & Common

Best Urban/Alternative Performance
Little One – Bilal
Fuck You – Cee-Lo Green
Tightrope – Janelle Monáe & Big Boi
Still – Eric Roberson
Orion – Carolyn Malachi

3 thoughts on “2011 Hip Hop Grammy Nominees

  1. was big boi’s album not eligible or something? katy perry gets nominated for album of the year? :S and em for that matter,

    Album Of The Year
    The Suburbs – Arcade Fire

    Record Of The Year
    Fuck You – Cee-Lo Green

    Best Rap Album
    How I Got Over – The Roots

    Best Rap Song
    Empire State Of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

    Best Rap Solo Performance
    Power – Kanye West

    Best New Artist
    anyone but bieber

    Song Of The Year
    Fuck You – Cee-Lo Green

    Best Rap Performance By A Duo Or Group
    Shutterbugg – Big Boi & Cutty

    Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
    Empire State Of Mind – Jay-Z & Alicia Keys

    Best Urban/Alternative Performance
    Tightrope – Janelle Monáe & Big Boi

  2. Yeah its for albums released from sept 2009 to sept 2010.

  3. big boi dropped his in july though?

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