Thursday, December 2, 2010

Bieber, Drake, Arcade Fire nab Grammy nomination

Canadian teen-pop sensation Justin Bieber has his first Grammy nomination, while compatriots Arcade Fire and Drake also nabbed high-profile nods for the annual music awards thump Wednesday.

Bieber and Drake will features off for best new artist, competing with Florence and the Machine, Mumford and Sons and Esperenza Spalding. It's one of four nominations for Drake, who's also up for best rap album.

And Arcade Fire is up for album of the year arguably the top prize to be handed out at the Feb. 13 show. The Montreal rockers will compete with four of the biggest acts of the past year: Eminem, Lady Gaga, Lady Antebellum and Katy Perry.

They were also nominated for best astound performance by a duo or group with vocals and best alternative music album. The nominations were announced Wednesday night during an hour-long special on CBS from Club Nokia in Los Angeles.


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