Kanye West’s hit single “All of the Lights” is earning him the title of nominations leader for next year’s Grammy Awards. The rap superstar leads all artists going into February’s ceremony with seven nods. ”

All of the Lights” is up for Song of the Year, as well as Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, and Best Rap Song. Kanye’s hit solo album, “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy” is also up for Best Rap Album, where it will take on his joint effort with Jay-Z, “Watch The Throne.”

Rap diva Nicki Minaj, is also in contention for several awards. She’s a contender for Best New Artist, while her debut album, “Pink Friday,” will look to take home Best Rap Album. Nicki’s hit single “Moment 4 Life” is also up for Best Rap Performance.

Lady Gaga opens the Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! in Los Angeles. She closed the show as well, taking the stage with Sugarland to sing You and I.

Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson announces song-of-the-year nominees at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!

Country meets rap as Ludacris joins Jason Aldean for his performance at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! Here are all the photos from the concert and list of Grammy Nominations…

R&B superstar Chris Brown will look to make the 54th Grammy Awards a big night as well. His latest record, “F.A.M.E.,” earned a nomination for Best R&B Album, while his hit single “Look At Me Now” is in contention for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. Other artists nominated for Grammys include Beyonce, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, Lupe Fiasco, and Wiz Khalifa.

The nominees for next year’s Grammy Awards were revealed during CBS’ “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live.” The special ceremony featured performances from Ludacris, Usher, Lady Gaga, The Band Perry and Jason Aldean. To find out who the big winners will be at the 54th Grammy Awards, tune in to CBS Sunday, February 12th at 8:00 p.m. Eastern.

Here are some of the nominees for the 54th Grammy Awards:

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”
Bon Iver – “Holocene”
Bruno Mars – “Grenade”
Mumford & Sons – “The Cave”
Katy Perry – “Firework”

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Adele – “21”
Foo Fighters – “Wasting Light”
Lady Gaga – “Born This Way”
Bruno Mars – “Doo-Wops & Hooligans”
Rihanna – “Loud”

SONG OF THE YEAR
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, Fergie – “All of the Lights”
Mumford & Sons – “The Cave”
Bruno Mars – “Grenade”
Bon Iver – “Holocene”
Adele – “Rolling in the Deep”

BEST NEW ARTIST
The Band Perry
Bon Iver
J. Cole
Nicki Minaj
Skrillex

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”
Ledisi – “Pieces of Me”
Kelly Price & Stokley – “Not My Daddy”
Corinne Bailey Rae – “Is This Love”
Charlie Wilson – “You Are”

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
Eric Benet – “Sometimes I Cry”
Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona – “Fool For You”
R. Kelly – “Radio Message”
Raphael Saadiq – “Good Man”
Betty Wright & The Roots – “Surrender”

BEST R&B SONG
Marsha Ambrosius – “Far Away”
Cee Lo Green & Melanie Fiona – “Fool For You”
Kelly Price & Stokley – “Not My Daddy”
Ledisi – “Pieces of Me”
Charlie Wilson – “You Are”

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, Busta Rhymes – “Look At Me Now”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”
Lupe Fiasco – “The Show Goes On”
Nicki Minaj & Drake – “Moment 4 Life”
Wiz Khalifa – “Black and Yellow”

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
Beyonce & Andre 3000 – “Party”
DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross, Lil Wayne – “I’m On One”
Dr. Dre, Eminem, Skylar Grey – “I Need A Doctor”
Rihanna, Drake – “What’s My Name”
Kelly Rowland, Lil Wayne – “Motivation”
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, Fergie – “All of the Lights”

BEST RAP SONG
Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi, Fergie – “All of the Lights”
Wiz Khalifa – “Black and Yellow”
Dr. Dre, Eminem, Skylar Grey – “I Need A Doctor”
Chris Brown, Lil Wayne, Busta Rhymes – “Look At Me Now”
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Otis”

BEST RAP ALBUM
Jay-Z & Kanye West – “Watch The Throne”
Lil Wayne – “Tha Carter Four”
Lupe Fiasco – “Lasers”
Nicki Minaj – “Pink Friday”
Kanye West – “My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy”

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