Eminem’s recovery has been made complete as the US Recording Academy nominated the resurgent rapper for 10 Grammy awards, including the biggest prizes of album, song and record of the year.
Bruno Mars was not far behind with seven nominations, while Lady Antebellum, Jay-Z and Lady Gaga all had six each.
Other key nominees included Cee Lo Green, whose Forget You (alternatively titled F*** You) was nominated for record and song of the year.
Justin Bieber was among the nominees for best new artist.
The nominations were announced as part of the Grammy’s hour-long nominations special from Club Nokia in Los Angeles, aired live on CBS.