Eminem, Bruno Mars Bag Highest Grammy Nominations For 2011

December 3rd, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
eminem-recovery2Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS aired the special episode where the Grammy Nominations for 2011 were announced and Eminem has emerged at the top of the list with a whopping 10 nominations. Slim Shady has also bagged some of the most coveted nominations that includes the Best Album and Record of the Year.

The artist with the second highest tally of nominations is Bruno Mars who has bagged 7. The ‘The Way You Are’ singer spoke about the nominations and said that he was in complete disbelief. He said that he had struggled so hard to make a living out music and the fact that he has been nominated for a Grammy makes him feel incredible. Some of the other big names in the list of nominees are Lady Gaga, Lady Antebellum and Jay Z with 6 Grammy nominations each.

Rap sensation B.o.B has also bagged 5 Grammy Nominations for 2011. He spoke about some of the special moments in his career that included opening for Eminem and Jay Z and also performing for US President Barack Obama at the National Gen44 Summit. He also said that the release of his debut album B.o.B Presents: The Adventures of Bobby Ray’ was something he cherished.

The biggest slice of the cake has, however, been taken away by Eminem with his chart topping album ‘Recovery’. The hit single ‘Love The Way You Lie’ which also features Rihanna has been nominated for the song and record of the year. The album has been a personal one for the rapper as he has talked about his abusive relationship with his wife and it also marks his ‘recovery’ from prescription drug addiction. Another strong contender for the record of the year is the Jay Z feat Alicia Keys song ‘Empire State Of Mind’.

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