Kanye West gets 7 Grammy nominations

December 1, 2011 9:57:57 AM PST
Chicago's own Kanye West scored seven Grammy nominations, the most of any artist, including song of the year.

Other contenders include Lady Gaga performed during the special announcing the nominations. She has a chance to win for album of the year and pop vocal album.

Rihanna is also up for album of the year and pop album for "Loud."

Nicki Minaj competes with the band Perry and Bon Iver for best new artist.

Bruno Mars and Adele are both up for album of the year, record of the year and song of the year.

The Grammy Awards are presented on Feb. 12 in Los Angeles.