AdeleHaving revealed the esteemed artists in the running for the top prizes in music, the 2012 Grammy Nominations Concert took place in Los Angeles, California on Wednesday night (November 30).

Held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE, the LL Cool J hosted ceremony saw Kanye West top the pack with seven chances at Grammy glory while British singer Adele scored six nominations in categories including Song of the Year, Record of the Year and the grand prize of Album of the Year for her heralded disc “21”.

Other top nominees lining the 78 categories going into the 2012 Grammy awards include Lady Gaga, Foo Fighters, Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.