2011 Grammy Noms will likely celebrate the "Ladys"

Tomorrow night on CBS, nominations will be announced for the 2011 Grammy Awards. It's no doubt going to be a big year for Eminem, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, and a slew of collaborations, but there are some dark horses that could grab some recognition as well (like Miranda Lambert and Florence + the Machine).


Check out my predictions for the four main categories below (I'll share my own top choices for the year in a separate, upcoming blog):

Best New Artist:
The Script
Drake
Justin Bieber
Bruno Mars
Florence + The Machine


Other possibilities: Adam Lambert, LaRoux, Mumford & Sons, Jason DeRulo, B.O.B., Taio Cruz, V.V. Brown, Orianthi, Susan Boyle, Kid Cudi, Ke$ha, and Kris Allen


Song of the Year (goes to the songwriter):
Bad Romance (Lady Gaga)
Need You Now (Lady Antebellum)
The House that Built Me (Miranda Lambert)
Empire State of Mind (Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys)
Love the Way You Lie (Eminem feat. Rihanna)


Other possibilities: Little Lion Man (Mumford & Sons), Breakeven (The Script), Airplanes (B.O.B. feat. Haley Williams), Haven't Met You Yet (Michael Buble), Teenage Dream (Katy Perry), Nothing On You (B.O.B. feat. Bruno Mars), Hey Soul Sister (Train), F*ck You (Cee-Lo Green), Dog Days are Over (Florence & the Machine), Just the Way You Are (Bruno Mars), and Telephone (Lady Gaga feat. Beyonce)

Record of the Year (goes to the artist):
Bad Romance (Lady Gaga)
Need You Now (Lady Antebellum)
Teenage Dream (Katy Perry)
Love the Way You Lie (Eminem feat. Rihanna)
Dog Days are Over (Florence & the Machine)


Other possibilities: The House that Built Me (Miranda Lambert), Empire State of Mind (Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys), Breakeven (The Script), Airplanes (B.O.B. feat. Haley Williams), Haven't Met You Yet (Michael Buble), Nothing On You (B.O.B. feat. Bruno Mars), Hey Soul Sister (Train), F*ck You (Cee-Lo Green), O.M.G. (Usher feat. Will.I.Am.), I Like It (Enrique Iglesias feat. Pitbull), Not Afraid (Eminem), and Telephone (Lady Gaga feat. Beyonce)


Album of the Year:
Recovery (Eminem)
Soldier of Love (Sade)
The Fame Monster (Lady Gaga)
Need You Now (Lady Antebellum)
Brothers (The Black Keys)

Other possibilities: The Blueprint 3 (Jay-Z), Live at the Troubadour (James Taylor and Carole King), Band of Joy (Robert Plant), and Revolution (Miranda Lambert)


UPDATE: Click HERE to see the actual nominees.

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