Kelly Clarkson, seen performing during the Pop Music Festival 2012 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on June 23, 2012, was nominated for record of the year and song of the year for "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)."
Wally DeBaker of Gotye arrives at the 26th Annual ARIA Awards 2012 at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on November 29, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. Gotye's "Somebody That I Used To Know" is up for record of the year.
The band fun. performs during the 2012 MTV European Music Awards show at the Festhalle in Frankfurt, central Germany. Fun. is among the six nominees with a leading six nods for the 55th annual Grammy Awards.
Dan Auerbach, lead singer of The Black Keys, performs at Spike TV's Video Game Awards in Culver City, Calif. Dan Auerbach received one nomination as a producer and the band got five nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards.
Chris Martin and Will Champion of Coldplay perform during the closing ceremony oof the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Sept. 9, 2012, in London. Coldplay's "Mylo Xyloto," is a nominee for best rock album.
Trey Songz, left, and Lupe Fiasco perform at the MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, June 5, 2011, in Los Angeles. Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1" is a nominee for best rap album.
Miranda Lambert performs during the celebration of Loretta Lynn's 50th Opry Anniversary at The Grand Ole Opry on Sept. 25, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Her "Four The Record" was nominated for best country album.