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Grammy Nominees 2014

Announcing the 2014 Grammy Award Nominations

The Grammy Awards aren't until January, but the official nominations have been announced! The Grammy Nominations Concert Live revealed who's up for the biggest awards in music. There are lots of artists on the list who have been making a splash all year, like Justin Timberlake, Kanye West, Katy Perry, and Robin Thicke. I'm also happy to see up-and-comers like Lorde, Kendrick Lamar, and Imagine Dragons score nominations.

The show will air Jan. 26, and you can see the full nomination list when you keep reading.

SONG OF THE YEAR
"Give Me a Reason," Pink featuring Nate Ruess
"Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Royals," Lorde
"Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

RECORD OF THE YEAR
"Get Lucky," Daft Punk featuring Pharrell
"Radioactive," Imagine Dragons
"Royals," Lorde
"Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Blessed Unrest, Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories, Daft Punk
good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kendrick Lamar
The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Red, Taylor Swift

BEST NEW ARTIST
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
"Brave," Sara Bareilles
"Royals," Lorde
"When I Was Your Man," Bruno Mars
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Mirrors," Justin Timberlake

BEST POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR A GROUP
"Get Lucky," Daft Punk featuring Pharrell
"Just Give Me a Reason," Pink featuring Nate Ruess
"Stay," Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
"Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Steppin' Out, Herb Alpert
The Beat, Boney James
HandPicked, Earl Klugh
Summer Horns, Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, and Richard Elliot
Hacienda, Jeff Lorber Fusion

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Paradise, Lana Del Rey
Pure Heroine, Lorde
Unorthodox Jukebox, Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines, Robin Thicke
The 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake

BEST DANCE RECORDING
"Need U (100%)," Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK
"Sweet Nothing," Calvin Harris featuring Florence Welch
"Atmosphere," Kaskade
"This Is What It Feels Like," Armin van Buuren featuring Trevor Guthrie
"Clarity," Zedd featuring Foxes

BEST ELECTRONICA/DANCE ALBUM
Random Access Memories, Daft Punk
Settle, Disclosure
18 Months, Calvin Harris
Atmosphere, Kaskade
A Color Map of the Sun, Pretty Lights

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
Viva Duets, Tony Bennett
To Be Loved, Michael Bublé
The Standards, Gloria Estefan
CeeLo's Magic Moment, CeeLo Green
Now, Dionne Warwick

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
"Radioactive," Imagine Dragons
"Always Alright," Alabama Shakes
"The Stars (Are Out Tonight)," David Bowie
"Kashmir [Live]," Led Zeppelin
"My God Is the Sun," Queens of the Stone Age
"I'm Shakin'," Jack White

BEST HARD ROCK OR METAL PERFORMANCE
"T.N.T.," Anthrax
"God Is Dead?," Black Sabbath
"The Enemy Inside," Dream Theater
"In Due Time," Killswitch Engage
"Room 24," Volbeat featuring King Diamond

BEST ROCK SONG
"Ain't Messin 'Round," Gary Clark Jr.
"Cut Me Some Slack," Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear
"Doom and Gloom," The Rolling Stones
"God Is Dead?," Black Sabbath
"Panic Station," Muse

BEST ROCK ALBUM
13, Black Sabbath
The Next Day, David Bowie
Mechanical Bull, Kings of Leon
Celebration Day, Led Zeppelin
. . . Like Clockwork, Queens of the Stone Age
Psychedelic Pill, Neil Young with Crazy Horse

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You, Neko Case
Trouble Will Find Me, The National
Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails
Lonerism, Tame Impala
Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
"Love and War," Tamar Braxton
"Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton
"Nakamarra," Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip
"How Many Drinks?," Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar
"Something," Snarky Puppy featuring Lalah Hathaway

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
"Please Come Home," Gary Clark Jr.
"Get It Right," Fantasia
"Quiet Fire," Maysa
"Hey Laura," Gregory Porter
"Yesterday," Ryan Shaw

BEST R&B SONG
"Love and War," Tamar Braxton
"Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton
"Only One," PJ Morton featuring Stevie Wonder
"Pusher Love Girl," Justin Timberlake
"Without Me," Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland and Missy Elliot

BEST R&B ALBUM
R&B Divas, Faith Evans
Girl on Fire, Alicia Keys
Love in the Future, John Legend
Better, Chrisette Michele
Three Kings, TGT

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Berzerk," Eminem
"Tom Ford," Jay Z
"Swimming Pools (Drank)," Kendrick Lamar
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

BEST RAP OR SUNG COLLABORATION
"Power Trip," J. Cole featuring Miguel
"Part II (On the Run)," Jay Z featuring Beyoncé
"Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
"Now or Never," Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige
"Remember You," Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd

BEST RAP SONG
"F*ckin' Problems," ASAP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz, and Kendrick Lamar
"Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
"New Slaves," Kanye West
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

BEST RAP ALBUM
Nothing Was the Same, Drake
Magna Carta Holy Grail, Jay Z
good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kendrick Lamar
Yeezus, Kanye West
The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Love and War, Tamar Braxton
Side Effects of You, Fantasia
One: In the Chamber, Salaam Remi
Unapologetic, Rihanna
New York: A Love Story, Mack Wilds

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
"I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice
"I Want Crazy," Hunter Hayes
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker
"Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton

BEST COUNTRY DUO OR GROUP PERFORMANCE
"From This Valley," The Civil Wars
"Don't Rush," Kelly Clarkson
"Your Side of the Bed," Little Big Town
"You Can't Make Old Friends," Kenny Rogers

BEST COUNTRY SONG
"Begin Again," Taylor Swift
"I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice
"Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert
"Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves
"Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Night Train, Jason Aldean
Two Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGraw
Same Trailer Different Park, Kacey Musgraves
Based on a True Story . . . , Blake Shelton
Red, Taylor Swift

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM
Lux, Brian Eno
Illumination, Peter Kater
Final Call, Kitaro
Awakening the Fire, R. Carlos Nakai and Will Clipman
Love's River, Laura Sullivan

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
"Don't Run," Terence Blanchard, soloist
"Song For Maura," Paquito D'Rivera, soloist
"Song Without Words #4: Duet," Fred Hersch, soloist
"Stadium Jazz," Donny McCaslin, soloist
"Orbits," Wayne Shorter, soloist

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
The World According to Andy Bey, Andy Bey
Attachments, Lorraine Feather
Liquid Spirit, Gregory Porter
WomanChild, Cécile McLorin Salvant
After Blue, Tierney Sutton

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Guided Tour, The New Gary Burton Quartet
Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue, Terri Lyne Carrington
Life Forum, Gerald Clayton
Pushing the World Away, Kenny Garrett
Out Here, Christian McBride Trio

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
Brooklyn Babylon, Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Night in Calisia, Randy Brecker, Włodek Pawlik Trio, and Kalisz Philharmonic
Wild Beauty, Brussels Jazz Orchestra featuring Joe Lovano
March Sublime, Alan Ferber
Intrada, Dave Slonaker Big Band

BEST GOSPEL OR CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE
"Break Every Chain [Live]," Tasha Cobbs
"Hurricane," Natalie Grant
"Lord, I Need You," Matt Maher
"Overcomer," Mandisa
"If He Did It Before . . . Same God [Live]," Tye Tribbett

BEST GOSPEL SONG
"Have Your Way," Deitrick Haddon
"If He Did It Before . . . Same God [Live]," Tye Tribbett
"If I Believe," Charlie Wilson
"A Little More Jesus," Erica Campbell
"Still," Percy Bady featuring Lowell Pye

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG
"Hurricane," Natalie Grant
"Love Take Me Over," Steven Curtis Chapman
"Overcomer," Mandisa
"Speak Life," Tobymac
"Whom Shall I Fear (God of Angel Armies)," Chris Tomlin

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM
Grace [Live], Tasha Cobbs
Best For Last: 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1, Donald Lawrence
Best Days Yet, Bishop Paul S. Morton
God Chaser [Live], William Murphy
Greater Than [Live], Tye Tribbett

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
We Won't Be Shaken, Building 429
All the People Said Amen [Live], Matt Maher
Overcomer, Mandisa
Your Grace Finds Me [Live], Matt Redman
Burning Lights, Chris Tomlin

BEST LATIN POP, ROCK OR URBAN ALBUM
El Objeto Antes Llamado Disco, Café Tacvba
Ojo Por Ojo, El Tri
Chances, Illya Kuryaki and the Valderramas
Treinta Días, La Santa Cecilia
Repeat After Me, Los Amigos Invisibles

BEST LATIN POP ALBUM
Faith, Hope y Amor, Frankie J
Viajero Frecuente, Ricardo Montaner
Vida, Draco Rosa
Syntek, Aleks Syntek
12 Historias, Tommy Torres

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN OR TEJANO ALBUM
El Free, Banda Los Recoditos
En Peligro de Extinción, Intocable
A Mi Manera, Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
Romeo y Su Nieta, Paquita La Del Barrio
13 Celebrando el 13, Joan Sebastian

BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM
3.0, Marc Anthony
Como Te Voy a Olvidar, Los Angeles Azules
Pacific Mambo Orchestra, Pacific Mambo Orchestra
Sergio George Presents Salsa Giants, Various Artists
Corazón Profund, Carlos Vives

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Old Yellow Moon, Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell
Love Has Come For You, Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
Buddy and Jim, Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
One True Vine, Mavis Staples
Songbook, Allen Toussaint

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM
It's Just a Road, The Boxcars
Brothers of the Highway, Dailey & Vincent
This World Oft Can Be, Della Mae
Three Chords and the Truth, James King
The Streets of Baltimore, Del McCoury Band

BEST BLUES ALBUM
Remembering Little Walter, Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia, and James Harman
Cotton Mouth Man, James Cotton
Get Up!, Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite
Seesaw, Beth Hart and Joe Bonamassa
Down in Louisiana, Bobby Rush

BEST FOLK ALBUM
My Favorite Picture of You, Guy Clark
Sweetheart of the Sun, The Greencards
Build Me Up From Bones, Sarah Jarosz
The Ash & Clay, The Milk Carton Kids
They All Played For Us: Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration, various artists; Chris Strachwitz, producer

BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM
The Life & Times of . . . the Hot 8 Brass Band, Hot 8 Brass Band
Hula Ku'i, Kahulanui
Le Fou, Zachary Richard
Dockside Sessions, Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Apache Blessing & Crown Dance Songs, Joe Tohonnie Jr.

BEST REGGAE ALBUM
One Love, One Life, Beres Hammond
Ziggy Marley in Concert, Ziggy Marley
The Messiah, Sizzla
Reggae Connection, Sly & Robbie and the Jam Masters
Reincarnated, Snoop Lion

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Savor Flamenco, Gipsy Kings
No Place For My Dream, Femi Kuti
Live: Singing For Peace Around the World, Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The Living Room Sessions Part 2, Ravi Shankar

BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM
Blue Clouds, Elizabeth Mitchell and You Are My Flower
The Mighty Sky, Beth Nielsen Chapman
Recess, Justin Roberts
Singing Our Way Through: Songs For the World's Bravest Kids, Alastair Moock & Friends
Throw a Penny in the Wishing Well, Jennifer Gasoi

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM
America Again: Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't, Stephen Colbert
Carrie and Me, Carol Burnett
Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls, David Sedaris
Still Foolin' 'Em, Billy Crystal
The Storm King, Pete Seeger

BEST COMEDY ALBUM
Calm Down Gurrl, Kathy Griffin
I'm Here to Help, Craig Ferguson
A Little Unprofessional, Ron White
Live, Tig Notaro
That's What I'm Talkin' About, Bob Saget

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Kinky Boots
Matilda: The Musical
Motown: The Musical

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Django Unchained
The Great Gatsby [Deluxe Edition]
Les Misérables [Deluxe Edition]
Muscle Shoals
Sound City: Real to Reel

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Argo, Alexandre Desplat, composer
The Great Gatsby, Craig Armstrong, composer
Life of Pi, Mychael Danna, composer
Lincoln, John Williams, composer
Skyfall, Thomas Newman, composer
Zero Dark Thirty, Alexandre Desplat, composer

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
"Atlas" from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion, and Chris Martin, songwriters (Coldplay)
"Silver Lining" from Silver Linings Playbook, Diane Warren, songwriter (Jessie J)
"Skyfall" from Skyfall, Adele Adkins and Paul Epworth, songwriters (Adele)
"We Both Know" from Safe Haven, Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw, songwriters (Colbie Caillat featuring Gavin DeGraw)
"Young And Beautiful" from The Great Gatsby, Lana Del Rey and Rick Nowels, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
"You've Got Time" from Orange Is the New Black, Regina Spektor, songwriter (Regina Spektor)

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