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2013 Grammy Nominations: Frank Ocean, Black Keys, Kanye West and Fun Lead The Pack

 

Nominees for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced in Los Angeles tonight during a live special that aired on CBS. Hosted by LL Cool J and Taylor Swift, the show featured performances from the likes of fun., Maroon 5, Ne-Yo and more. The 2013 Grammys will be broadcast on CBS February 10th at 8/7c.

This year’s nominations were dominated by a few big names: The Black Keys‘ Dan Auerbach,fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West top the nominations with six each; the Black Keys, Chick Corea and Miguel each garner five nods; and producer Jeff Bhasker, mastering engineer Bob Ludwig and Nas are each up for four awards.

 

Here’s a (mostly) complete list of the 2013 Grammy Nominations!

RECORD OF THE YEAR
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”
fun., “We Are Young”
Gotye, “Somebody I Used To Know”
Frank Ocean, “Thinkin Bout You”
Taylor Swift, “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Black Keys, El Camino
fun., Some Nights
Mumford & SonsBabel
Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
Jack WhiteBlunderbuss

BEST NEW ARTIST
Alabama Shakes
fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean
SONG OF THE YEAR
Ed Sheeran, “The A Team”
Miguel, “Adorn”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”
fun., “We Are Young”

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
Adele, “Set Fire To The Rain (Live)”
Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”
Carly Rae Jepsen, “Call Me Maybe”
Katy Perry, “Wide Awake”
Rihanna, “Where Have You Been”

BEST POP/DUO PERFORMANCE
Florence + The Machine, “Shake It Out”
fun., “We Are Young”
Gotye, “Somebody I Used To Know”
LMFAO, “Sexy And I Know It”
Maroon 5, “Payphone”

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Kelly Clarkson, Stronger
Florence + The MachineCeremonials
fun., Some Nights
Maroon 5Overexposed
P!nkThe Truth About Love

BEST DANCE RECORDING
Avicii, “Levels”
Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo, “Let’s Go”
Skrillex, “Bangarang”
Swedish House Mafia, “Don’t You Worry Child”
Al Walser, “I Can’t Live Without You”

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
Alabama Shakes, “Hold On”
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Coldplay, “Charlie Brown”
Mumford & Sons, “I Will Wait”
Bruce Springsteen, “We Take Care Of Our Own”

BEST ROCK SONG
Jack White, “Freedom At 21?
Mumford & Sons, “I Will Wait”
The Black Keys, “Lonely Boy”
Muse, “Madness”
Bruce Springsteen, “We Take Care Of Our Own”

BEST ROCK ALBUM
The Black Keys, El Camino
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
Muse, The 2nd Law
Bruce Springsteen, Wrecking Ball
Jack White, Blunderbuss

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel…
Bjork, Biophilia
Gotye, Making Mirrors
M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
Tom Waits, Bad As Me

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
Estelle, “Thank You”
Robert Glasper Experiment, “Gonna Be Alright”
Luke James, “I Want You”
Miguel, “Adorn”
Usher, “Climax”

BEST R&B SONG
Miguel, “Adorn”
Tamia, “Beautiful Surprise”
Trey Songz, “Heart Attack”
Anthony Hamilton, “Pray For Me”
Elle Varner, “Perfectly Imperfect”

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Chris Brown, Fortune
Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream
Frank Ocean, Channel Orange

BEST R&B ALBUM
Robert Glasper Experiment, Black Radio
Anthony Hamilton, Back To Love
R. Kelly, Write Me Back
Tamia, Beautiful Surprise
Tyrese, Open Invitation

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
Drake feat. Lil Wayne, “HYFR”
Jay-Z and Kanye West, “N****** In Paris”
Nas, “Daughters”
Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha-T & 2 Chainz, “Mercy”
Young Jeezy feat. Jay-Z & Andre 3000, “I Do”

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
Flo Rida feat. Sia, “Wild Ones”
Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream, “No Church In The Wild”
John Legend feat. Ludacris, “Tonight”
Nas feat. Amy Winehouse, “Cherry Wine”
Rihanna feat. Jay-Z, “Talk That Talk”

BEST RAP SONG
Nas, “Daughters”
Wale feat. Miguel, “Lotus Flower Bomb”
Kanye West, “Mercy”
Drake, “The Motto”
Jay-Z & Kanye West, “N***** In Paris”
Snoop Dogg feat. Bruno Mars, “Young, Wild & Free”

BEST RAP ALBUM
Drake, Take Care
Lupe Fiasco, Food & Liquor II
Nas, Life Is Good
The Roots, Undun
Rick Ross, God Forgives, I Don’t
2 Chainz, Based On A T.R.U. Story

For a complete list of ALL of the nominees in ALL EIGHTY-ONE (!!!) categories, head on over toGrammy.com.

 

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