ALBUM OF THE YEAR NOMINEES Adele, 21 The Foo Fighters, Wasting Light Lady Gaga, Born This Way Bruno Mars, Doo-Wops and Hooligans Rihanna, Loud. The Five Types Of Albums That Get Nominated For The Album Of The Year Grammy. The Grammys are hardly the indicator of what music was critically adored in a particular year. Grammy Awards 2012 nominations list December 1, 2011 / 9:52 AM / CBS/AP Nicki Minaj and LL Cool J speak at the Grammy Nominations Concert on Nov. 30, 2011, in Los Angeles. The Grammys usually only rewarded slow-burning albums in the year they actually blew up, hence Nevermind being odds on for success the year later. ... 2012 is the only pre-2019 year to have two albums … by: Patrick Lyons January 23, 2020.

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Adele Wins Album of the Year, Owns 2012 Grammys Singer makes victorious return to the spotlight after throat surgery, earning a standing ovation and six Grammys. Nothing marks success in a musician's career quite like a Grammy Award — especially the most coveted statue in the race, album of the year.
Three years ago, Bruno Mars' "24K Magic" won album of the year, but Metacritic critics put it dead last among the five albums nominated.

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With the eligibility period ending in two months, we take an early look at contenders for Grammy album of the year and best new artists, including Frank … The most nominated album at the 2006 Grammy Awards, "How to Dismantle an Atomic Bomb" took home eight of the trophies it was up for, including Album of the Year. Except… the album wasn’t even nominated.

… Feb. 12, 2012— -- Record of the Year: "Rolling in the Deep," Adele Song of the Year… This year, however, Mumford & Sons have their highest-ever Grammy profile: six nods, including Album of the Year for Babel. archive-John-Mitchell 02/13/2012 Adele Wins Big at Grammy Awards Adele nabbed six trophies at 54th Annual Grammy Awards.