2012 Grammy nominations – have you heard the latest from Bruno Mars, Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, The Band Perry, Skrillex, and J. Cole?

  • Kanye West received the most nominations
  • Adele and Bruno Mars dominated the big awards
  • Adele received six nominations for her album “21,” which included the ubiquitous hit “Rolling in the Deep.”
  • Bruno Mars also received six nominations, three for “Grenade,” his song about unrequited love, and three for the album “Doo-Wops and Hooligans.”
  • Foo Fighters also received six nominations for the album “Wasting Light,” and the most popular song off that record, “Walk,” was nominated for best rock song.
      • All three of those albums are up for Album of the Year and will compete against two albums by flamboyant pop divas:
      • “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
      • “Loud” by Rihanna
  • Nominees for Record of the Year (best single)
      • “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
      • “Grenade” by Mr. Bruno
      • “Holocene” by Bon Iver
      • “The Cave” by the folk group Mumford & Sons
      • “Firework” by Katy Perry.
  • Bon Iver is nominated for Best New Artist, along with the country trio The Band Perry, the electronic musician Skrillex and the young rappers J. Cole and Nicki Minaj.

via NY Times

 

The full 2012 Grammy nomination list

2012 Grammy nominations – have you heard the latest from Bruno Mars, Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, The Band Perry, Skrillex, and J. Cole?

  • Kanye West received the most nominations
  • Adele and Bruno Mars dominated the big awards
  • Adele received six nominations for her album “21,” which included the ubiquitous hit “Rolling in the Deep.”
  • Bruno Mars also received six nominations, three for “Grenade,” his song about unrequited love, and three for the album “Doo-Wops and Hooligans.”
  • Foo Fighters also received six nominations for the album “Wasting Light,” and the most popular song off that record, “Walk,” was nominated for best rock song.
      • All three of those albums are up for Album of the Year and will compete against two albums by flamboyant pop divas:
      • “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga
      • “Loud” by Rihanna
  • Nominees for Record of the Year (best single)
      • “Rolling in the Deep” by Adele
      • “Grenade” by Mr. Bruno
      • “Holocene” by Bon Iver
      • “The Cave” by the folk group Mumford & Sons
      • “Firework” by Katy Perry.
  • Bon Iver is nominated for Best New Artist, along with the country trio The Band Perry, the electronic musician Skrillex and the young rappers J. Cole and Nicki Minaj.

via NY Times

 

The full 2012 Grammy nomination list

Grand Opening – Island Cinema at Fashion Island in Newport Beach

**Grand Opening Event on Dec 13 at 7pm, screening of Young Adult with a follow-up celebration at True Food Kitchen**

I’m super excited about a new theater opening right-close by at Fashion Island. Check out the design/architecture:

  • Astonishing projection and sound to stimulate your senses.
  • Premium leather seats with extra leg room, and screening rooms for 21 & over.
  • A unique café offering beer & wine, coffee, gelato, and artisan sandwiches.
And, the full poster from the Fashion Island website..