(Order the 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album here.)
Universal Republic Records and The Recording Academy's GRAMMY Recordings have partnered to release the 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album and give one lucky GRAMMY fan an opportunity to attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2013. The album features hits from more than 20 chart-topping artists across various genres.
The 18th edition of the best-selling collection includes songs from GRAMMY categories representing nominees for Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Country Album, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance. Artists featured on the collection are Adele, Jason Aldean with Kelly Clarkson, the Band Perry, Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse, the Black Keys, Bon Iver, Eric Church, Coldplay, J. Cole, Foo Fighters, Foster The People, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Maroon 5 featuring Christina Aguilera, Bruno Mars, Nicki Minaj, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry, Rihanna featuring Drake, Skrillex, Blake Shelton, and Taylor Swift.
Additionally, in conjunction with the 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album, Universal Republic Records and The Recording Academy will give a lucky music fan an opportunity to attend the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2013. Each 2012 GRAMMY Nominees album purchased in stores or online will include a special game piece featuring a unique entry code for the 2013 GRAMMY Ticket Game. To participate, the code must be entered at www.grammy.com/grammyticketgame for a chance to win a trip for two to the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2013. The second-place winner will receive a GRAMMY Awards T-shirt and the third-place winner will receive an official GRAMMY Awards poster.
The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the MusiCares Foundation and the GRAMMY Foundation — two charitable organizations established by The Recording Academy.
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The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Sunday, Feb. 12 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). For breaking news and exclusive content, visit The Academy's social networks on Facebook and Twitter, and on YouTube.