The nominees in the top categories for the 54th annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday night in Los Angeles, with Kanye West leading the pack of award contenders for 2012 with seven nominations. Adele and Bruno Mars follow close on  with six nods apiece.

West received nominations for his album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, and for his collaboration with Jay-Z, Watch the Throne.

Among the six awards both Adele and Bruno Mars are nominated for are three big categories that include album, song and record of the year.

Veterans like the Foo Fighters have snagged themselves six nods, while rapper Lil Wayne has five nominations.

The winners will be announced during a ceremony on Feb. 12.

Here is the full list of nominees:

Album of the Year

-- Adele - 21

-- Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

-- Lady Gaga - Born This Way

-- Bruno Mars - Doo-Wops & Hooligans

-- Rihanna - Loud

Record of the Year

-- Adele - Rolling In The Deep

-- Bon Iver - Holocene

-- Bruno Mars - Grenade

-- Mumford & Sons - The Cave

-- Katy Perry - Firework

Best New Artist

-- The Band Perry

-- Bon Iver

-- J. Cole

-- Nicki Minaj

-- Skrillex

Song of the Year

-- Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie - All of the Lights » Mumford & Sons - The Cave

-- Bruno Mars - Grenade

-- Bon Iver - Holocene

-- Adele - Rolling In The Deep

Best Pop Solo Performance

-- Adele - Someone Like You

-- Lady Gaga - Yoü and I

-- Bruno Mars - Grenade

-- Katy Perry - Firework

-- Pink - F***in' Perfect

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

-- Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - Body and Soul

-- The Black Keys - Dearest

-- Coldplay - Paradise

-- Foster The People - Pumped Up Kicks

-- Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera - Moves Like Jagger

Best Dance Recording

-- deadmau5 and Greta Svabo Bech - Raise Your Weapon

-- Duck Sauce - Barbra Streisand

-- David Guetta and Avicii - Sunshine

-- Robyn - Call Your Girlfriend

-- Skrillex - Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites

-- Swedish House Mafia - Save The World

Best Rock Performance

-- Coldplay - Every Teardrop Is a Waterfall

-- The Decemberists - Down By the Water

-- Foo Fighters - Walk

-- Mumford & Sons - The Cave

-- Radiohead - Lotus Flower

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

-- Dream Theater - On The Backs of Angels

-- Foo Fighters - White Limo

-- Mastodon - Curl of the Burl

-- Megadeth - Public Enemy No. 1

-- Sum 41 - Blood In My Eyes

Best Rock Album

-- Jeff Beck - Rock 'N' Roll Party Honoring Les Paul

-- Foo Fighters - Wasting Light

-- Kings of Leon - Come Around Sundown

-- Red Hot Chili Peppers - I'm With You

-- Wilco - The Whole Love

Best Alternative Music Album

-- Bon Iver - Bon Iver

-- Death Cab for Cutie - Codes and Keys

-- Foster the People - Torches

-- My Morning Jacket - Circuital

-- Radiohead - The King Of Limbs

Best Traditional R&B Performance

-- Eric Benet - Sometimes I Cry

-- Cee Lo Green and Melanie Fiona - Fool for You

-- R. Kelly - Radio Message

-- Raphael Saadiq - Good Man

-- Betty Wright and the Roots - Surrender

Best R&B Album

-- Chris Brown - F.A.M.E.

-- El DeBarge - Second Chance

-- R. Kelly - Love Letter

-- Ledisi - Pieces of Me

-- Kelly Price - Kelly

Best Rap Album

-- Jay-Z and Kanye West - Watch the Throne

-- Lil Wayne - Tha Carter IV

-- Lupe Fiasco - Lasers

-- Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday

-- Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

-- Beyoncé and Andre 3000 - Party

-- DJ Khaled, Drake, Rick Ross and Lil Wayne - I'm On One

-- Dr. Dre, Eminem and Skylar Grey - I Need a Doctor

-- Rihanna and Drake - What's My Name?

-- Kelly Rowland and Lil Wayne - Motivation

-- Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie - All Of The Lights

Best Rap Performance

-- Chris Brown, Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes - Look at Me Now

-- Jay-Z and Kanye West - Otis

-- Lupe Fiasco - The Show Goes On

-- Nicki Minaj and Drake - Moment 4 Life

-- Wiz Khalifa - Black And Yellow

Best Country Solo Performance

-- Jason Aldean - Dirt Road Anthem

-- Martina McBride - I'm Gonna Love You Through It

-- Blake Shelton - Honey Bee

-- Taylor Swift - Mean

-- Carrie Underwood - Mama's Song

Best Country Song

-- Thompson Square - Are You Gonna Kiss Me or Not

-- Blake Shelton - God Gave Me You

-- Trace Adkins - Just Fishin'

-- Taylor Swift - Mean

-- Vince Gill - Threaten Me With Heaven

-- Kenny Chesney (featuring Grace Potter) - You and Tequila

Best Americana Album

-- Linda Chorney - Emotional Jukebox

-- Ry Cooder - Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down

-- Emmylou Harris - Hard Bargain

-- Levon Helm - Ramble At The Ryman

-- Lucinda Williams - Blessed

Best Blues Album

-- Gregg Allman - Low Country Blues

-- Marcia Ball - Roadside Attractions

-- Warren Haynes - Man In Motion

-- Keb' Mo' - The Reflection

-- Tedeschi Trucks Band - Revelator

Best Folk Album

-- The Civil Wars - Barton Hollow

-- Steve Earle - I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive

-- Fleet Foxes - Helplessness Blues

-- Eddie Vedder - Ukulele Songs

-- Gillian Welch - The Harrow & The Harvest