Buzz Bites (12/1/11): Kanye West Scores 7 Grammy Nominations

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+ Kanye West topped the 54th Annual Grammy nominations, earning seven. Adele, Foo Fighters and Bruno Mars each received six nods, followed by five apiece for Lil Wayne and Skrillex. Congrats, and check out the complete list of Grammy nominees. (MTV News)

+ The Grammy nominations were broadcast live last night and featured several performances. Watch Lady Gaga open the show and check out her duet with Sugarland. (Neon Limelight)

+ The Grammy nominations concert also included Jason Aldean and Ludacris‘ unexpected country/rap mashup of “Dirt Road Anthem.” And Rihanna pretaped a ”We Found Love” performance from London. (Rap-Up)

+ Barbara Walters added Katy Perry to her Top 10 Most Fascinating People Of 2011 list. Catch their interview on Dec. 14 on ABC. (Neon Limelight)

+ Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong and wife Adrienne are urging folks to go green this holiday season. Check out their spot for National Resources Defense Council’s “Green Gifts Guide.” (MTV News)