Nicki Minaj, Band Perry get best new artist nods
Country trio the Band Perry and colorful rap queen Nicki Minaj are among the acts nominated for a best new artist Grammy.
The nominations were announced on Wednesday as part of the Recording Academy's annual nominations concert from Los Angeles. Other nominees include Bon Iver, rapper J. Cole and dubstep artist Skrillex.
Folkie singer-songwriter Iver already has two other nominations on the night. He got song and record of the year bids for "Holocene."
Other nominees on the evening include Adele, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry, Kanye West and Bruno Mars.
Nekesa Mumbi Moody is the AP's music editor. Follow her at http://www.twitter.com/nekesamumbi
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