Bruno Mars and Eminem
is the man to beat at the 2011 Grammy Awards as he walked away with 10 nominations announced yesterday at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live event.

The rap star's nominations included Album of the Year for 'Recovery' and his song featuring Rihanna 'Love the Way You Lie' was nominated for both Song of the Year and Record of the Year.

Bruno Mars was the second highest nominee with seven nominations. Lady Gaga, Jay-Z and Lady Antebellum all walked away with six nominations. Best New Artist nominees include Justin Bieber and Drake.

Michael Jackson is also nominated for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the song 'This Is It'.

But surprisingly absent from the nominations list was Ke$ha who wasn't even nominated for Best New Artist.