In a sea of fabricated pop groups and auto-tuned garbage, the Foo Fighters will be representin' at the 2012 Grammy Awards to illustrate to the youth of America what talent looks like.  The band is up for a number of potential trophies including Album of the Year at the 54th annual Grammy Awards.

Other categories for which they are nominated include Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song for their single ‘Walk’ and Best Rock Album 'Wasting Light'.  Another notable nominee in the Best Rock Album category includes the Red Hot Chili Peppers ‘I’m With You’.  There are other awards that they are up for as well which you will find listed below, yo:

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance:

‘On The Backs of Angels’ — Dream Theater

‘White Limo’ — Foo Fighters

‘Curl Of The Burl’ — Mastodon

‘Public Enemy No. 1′ — Megadeth

‘Blood In My Eyes’— Sum 41

Best Rock Performance:

‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall’ — Coldplay

‘Down By The Water’ — The Decemberists

‘Walk’ — Foo Fighters

‘The Cave’ — Mumford & Sons

‘Lotus Flower’ — Radiohead

Best Rock Album:

‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Party Honoring Les Paul’ — Jeff Beck

‘Wasting Light’ — Foo Fighters

‘Come Around Sundown’ — Kings Of Leon

‘I’m With You’ — Red Hot Chili Peppers

‘The Whole Love’ — Wilco

Best Rock Song

‘The Cave’ — Mumford & Sons

‘Down By The Water’ — The Decemberists

‘Every Teardrop Is A Waterfall ’ — Coldplay

‘Lotus Flower’ — Radiohead

‘Walk’ — Foo Fighters

Album of The Year:

‘21’ — Adele

‘Wasting Light’ — Foo Fighters

‘Born This Way’ — Lady Gaga

‘Doo-Wops & Hooligans’ — Bruno Mars

‘Loud’ — Rihanna

Best Long Form Video

‘I Am…World Tour’ — Beyonce

‘Foo Fighters: Back and Forth’ — Foo Fighters

‘Talihina Sky: The Story of Kings of Leon’ — Kings of Leon

‘Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest’ — A Tribe Called Quest

‘Nine Types of Light’ — TV On The Radio


The 54th annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live Feb. 12 on CBS.