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Music Monday: 2012 Grammy Nominee Playlist

Now hear this! These Grammy-worthy tunes pack some powerful beats. (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock)

You may have missed it due to playing post-Thanksgiving catch-up (not to mention squeezing in workouts, holiday shopping and more!), but the 2012 Grammy nominees were announced last Wednesday evening. To honor the best of the best from this year's music scene before the big awards show on February 12, download these tracks—from a wide variety of music genres—that are perfect for your workout playlist.

  • "Rolling in the Deep," Adele (Record of the Year)
  • "Yeah 3X," Chris Brown (Best R&B Album)
  • "Every Teardop is a Waterfall," Coldplay (Best Rock Performance)
  • "Only Girl (in the World)," Rihanna (Album of the Year)
  • "Radioactive," Kings of Leon (Best Rock Album)
  • "Otis," Kanye West and Jay-Z, featuring Otis Redding (Best Rap Song)
  • "Pumped Up Kicks," Foster the People (Best Pop Duo, Group Performance)
  • "Love I've Found in You," Lady Antebellum (Best Country Album)
  • "All of the Lights," Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi and Fergie (Song of the Year, Best Rap/ Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Song)
  • "Dance, Dance, Dance," Red Hot Chili Peppers (Best Rock Album)
  • "Moves Like Jagger," Maroon 5 and Christina Aguilera (Best Pop Duo, Group Performance)
  • "Marry the Night," Lady Gaga (Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album)
  • "Call Your Girlfriend," Robyn (Best Dance Recording)
  • "Better Than Revenge," Taylor Swift (Best Country Album)
  • "Grenade," Bruno Mars (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Performance

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Now tell us: Who do you think most deserves a Grammy this year?