2013 Grammy Nominations Announced

2013 grammy nominations announced

The 2013 Grammy nominations have been announced. Kanye West, Jay-ZDan Auerbach of the Black Keys, Frank Ocean, Mumford and Fun received six nominations each. Kim Kardashian had better start looking for a dress for the Grammy Awards! My question: where’s Justin Bieber? Nicki Minaj? Here’s a list of nominations in key categories:

Album of the year

  • El Camino, The Black Keys
  • Some Nights, fun.
  • Babel, Mumford & Sons
  • Channel Orange, Frank Ocean
  • Blunderbuss, Jack White

Record of the year

  • Lonely Boy, The Black Keys
  • Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Kelly Clarkson
  • We Are Young, fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • Thinkin Bout You, Frank Ocean
  • We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together, Taylor Swift

Song of the year (goes to writer)

  • The A Team (performed by Ed Sheeran)
  • Adorn (performed by Miguel)
  • Call Me Maybe (performed by Carly Rae Jepsen)
  • Stronger (performed by Kelly Clarkson)
  • We Are Young (performed by fun. featuring Janelle Monáe)

Best new artist

  • Alabama Shakes
  • fun.
  • Hunter Hayes
  • The Lumineers
  • Frank Ocean

See more nominations after the break: click on the More link below the thumbnails!



Pop solo performance

  • Set Fire to the Rain (Live), Adele
  • Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You), Kelly Clarkson
  • Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen
  • Wide Awake, Katy Perry
  • Where Have You Been, Rihanna

Pop duo/group performance

  • Shake It Out, Florence & The Machine
  • We Are Young, fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • Somebody That I Used to Know, Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • Sexy and I Know It, LMFAO
  • Payphone, Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa

Pop vocal album

  • Stronger, Kelly Clarkson
  • Ceremonials, Florence & The Machine
  • Some Nights, fun.
  • Overexposed, Maroon 5
  • The Truth About Love, Pink

Dance recording

  • Let’s Go, Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo
  • Bangarang, Skrillex featuring Sirah
  • Don’t You Worry Child, Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin
  • I Can’t Live Without You, Al Walser

Dance/electronica album

  • Wonderland, Steve Aoki
  • Don’t Think, The Chemical Brothers
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  • Fire & Ice, Kaskade
  • Bangarang, Skrillex

Traditional pop vocal album

  • Christmas, Michael Bublé
  • A Holiday Carole, Carole King
  • Kisses on the Bottom, Paul McCartney

Rock performance

  • Hold On, Alabama Shakes
  • Lonely Boy, The Black Keys
  • Charlie Brown, Coldplay
  • I Will Wait, Mumford & Sons
  • We Take Care of Our Own, Bruce Springsteen

Hard rock/metal performance

  • I’m Alive, Anthrax
  • Love Bites (So Do I), Halestorm
  • Blood Brothers, Iron Maiden
  • Ghost Walking, Lamb of God
  • No Reflection, Marilyn Manson
  • Whose Life (Is It Anyways?), Megadeth

Rock song (goes to writer)

  • Freedom at 21 (performed by Jack White)
  • I Will Wait (performed by Mumford & Sons)
  • Lonely Boy (performed by the Black Keys)
  • Madness (performed by Muse)
  • We Take Care of Our Own (performed by Bruce Springsteen)

Rock album

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

Alternative album

  • The Idler Wheel Is Wiser …, Fiona Apple
  • Biophilia, Björk
  • Making Mirrors, Gotye
  • Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming, M83
  • Bad As Me, Tom Waits

R&B song(goes to writer)

  • Adorn (performed by Miguel)
  • Beautiful Surprise (performed by Tamia)
  • Heart Attack (performed by Trey Songz)
  • Pray for Me (performed by Anthony Hamilton)
  • Refill (performed by Elle Varner)

Traditional R&B performance

  • Lately, Anita Baker
  • Love on Top, Beyonce
  • Wrong Side of a Love Song, Melanie Fiona
  • Real Good Hands, Gregory Porter
  • If Only You Knew, SWV

R&B performance

  • Thank You, Estelle
  • Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.), Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi
  • I Want You, Luke James
  • Adorn, Miguel
  • Climax, Usher

R&B song (goes to writer)

  • Adorn (performed by Miguel)
  • Beautiful Surprise (performed by Tamia)
  • Heart Attack (performed by Trey Songz)
  • Pray for Me (performed by Anthony Hamilton)
  • Refill (performed by Elle Varner)

R&B album

  • Black Radio, Robert Glasper Experiment
  • Back to Love, Anthony Hamilton
  • Write Me Back, R. Kelly
  • Beautiful Surprise, Tamia
  • Open Invitation, Tyrese

Urban contemporary album

  • Fortune, Chris Brown
  • Kaleidoscope Dream, Miguel
  • Channel Orange, Frank Ocean

Rap performance

  • HYFR, Drake featuring Lil’ Wayne
  • N—– In Paris, Jay-Z and Kanye West
  • Daughters, Nas
  • Mercy, Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz
  • I Do, Young Jeezy featuring Jay-Z and André 3000

Rap/sung collaboration

  • Wild Ones, Flo Rida featuring Sia
  • No Church in the Wild, Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean and The-Dream
  • Tonight (Best You Ever Had), John Legend featuring Ludacris
  • Cherry Wine, Nas featuring Amy Winehouse
  • Talk That Talk, Rihanna featuring Jay-Z

Rap song (goes to writer)

  • Daughters (performed by Nas)
  • Lotus Flower Bomb (performed by Wale featuring Miguel)
  • Mercy (performed by Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz)
  • The Motto (performed by Drake featuring Lil’ Wayne)
  • N—– In Paris (performed by Jay-Z and Kanye West)
  • Young, Wild & Free (performed by Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars)

Rap album

  • Take Care, Drake
  • Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1, Lupe Fiasco
  • Life Is Good, Nas
  • Undun, The Roots
  • God Forgives, I Don’t, Rick Ross
  • Based on a T.R.U. Story, 2 Chainz

Country solo performance

  • Home, Dierks Bentley
  • Springsteen, Eric Church
  • Cost of Livin’, Ronnie Dunn
  • Wanted, Hunter Hayes
  • Over, Blake Shelton
  • Blown Away, Carrie Underwood

Country duo/group performance

  • Even If It Breaks Your Heart, Eli Young Band
  • Pontoon, Little Big Town
  • Safe & Sound, Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars
  • On the Outskirts of Town, The Time Jumpers
  • I Just Come Here for the Music, Don Williams featuring Alison Krauss

Country song (goes to writer)

  • Blown Away (performed Carrie Underwood)
  • Cost Of Livin’ (performed by Ronnie Dunn)
  • Even If It Breaks Your Heart (performed by Eli Young Band)
  • So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore (performed by Alan Jackson)
  • Springsteen (performed by Eric Church)

Country album

  • Uncaged, Zac Brown Band
  • Hunter Hayes, Hunter Hayes
  • Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran, Jamey Johnson
  • Four the Record, Miranda Lambert
  • The Time Jumpers, The Time Jumpers