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Earlier tonight, the nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced. Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Kanye West among others lead the pack of nominations with 6 each. Also, Frank is notably nominated for Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, and Album Of The Year. The award show will take place on February 10th at 8 P.M. on CBS. Check out more for the nominees after the jump.
2013 Grammy Awards Nominations:
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
Best New Artist:
Alabama Shakes
FUN.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean
Song Of The Year:
“The A Team” — Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)
“Adorn” — Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
“Call Me Maybe” — Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi,
songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)
“We Are Young” — Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (FUN. Featuring
Janelle Monáe)
Best 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
Best 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 & Wiz Khalifa
Best 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
Best 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
Best Rock Album:
“El Camino” — The Black Keys
“Mylo Xyloto” — Coldplay
“The 2nd Law” — Muse
“Wrecking Ball” — Bruce Springsteen
“Blunderbuss” — Jack White
Best Rock Song:
“Freedom at 21″ — Jack White
“I Will Wait” — Mumford & Sons
“Lonely Boy” — The Black Keys
“Madness” — Muse
“We Take Care of Our Own” — Bruce Springsteen
Best Alternative Music Album
The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes
Will Ever Do — Fiona Apple
Biophilia — Björk
Making Mirrors — Gotye
Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming — M83
Bad As Me — Tom Waits
Best Dance/Electronica Album:
“Wonderland” — Steve Aoki
“Don’t Think” — The Chemical Brothers
“> Album Title Goes Here <” — Deadmau5
“Fire & Ice” — Kaskade
“Bangarang” — Skrillex
Best 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
Best Urban Contemporary Album
“Fortune” — Chris Brown
“Kaleidoscope Dream” — Miguel
“Channel Orange” — Frank Ocean
Best R&B Album:
“Black Radio” — Robert Glasper Experiment
“Back To Love” — Anthony Hamilton
“Write Me Back” — R. Kelly
“Beautiful Surprise” — Tamia
“Open Invitation” — Tyrese
Best R&B Song:
“Adorn” — Miguel
“Beautiful Surprise” — Tamia
“Heart Attack” — Trey Songz
“Pray for Me” — Anthony Hamilton
“Refill” — Elle Varner
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
“Wild Ones” — Flo Rida Featuring Sia
“No Church In The Wild” — Jay–Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The–Dream
“Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” — John Legend Featuring Ludacris
“Cherry Wine” — Nas Featuring Amy Winehouse
“Talk That Talk” — Rihanna Feautring Jay–Z
Best Rap Performance:
“HYFR (Hell Ya F***ing Right)” — Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
“N****s In Paris” — Jay–Z & Kanye West
“Daughters” — Nas
“Mercy” — Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
“I Do” — Young Jeezy Featuring Jay–Z & André 3000
Best 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
Best Rap Song:
“Daughers” — Nas
“Lotus Flower Bomb” — Wale featuring Miguel
“Mercy” — Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
“The Motto” — Drake Featuring Lil Wayne
“N****s in Paris” — Jay-Z & Kanye West
“Young, Wild & Free” — Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars
Best Latin Pop Album:
“Independiente” — Ricard Arjona
“Ilusion” — Fonseca
“Kany Garcia” — Kany Garcia
“Con Quien Se Queda El Perro?” — Jesse Y Joy
MTV Unplugged — Juanes
Best Country Solo Performance:
“Home” — Dierks Bentley
“Springsteen” — Eric Church
“Cost Of Livin’” — Ronnie Dunn
“Wanted” — Hunter Hayes
“Over” — Blake Shelton
“Blown Away” — Carrie Underwood
Best Country Duo 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
Best 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
Best Americana Album:
“The Carpenter” — The Avett Brothers
“From The Ground Up” — John Fullbright
“The Lumineers” — The Lumineers
“Babel” — Mumford & Sons
“Slipstream” — Bonnie Raitt
Best Blues Album:
“33 1/3″ — Shemekia Copeland
“Locked Down” — Dr. John
“Let It Burn” — Ruthie Foster
“And Still I Rise” — Heritage Blues Orchestra
“Bring It On Home” — Joan Osborne
Best Spoken Word Album:
“American Grown” (Michelle Obama) — Scott Creswell & Dan Zitt, producers (Various Artists)
“Back To Work: Why We Need Smart Government For A Strong Economy” — Bill Clinton
“Drift: The Unmooring Of American Military Power” — Rachel Maddow
“Seriously…I’m Kidding” — Ellen DeGeneres
“Society’s Child: My Autobiography” — Janis Ian
Best Comedy Album
Blow Your Pants Off — Jimmy Fallon
Cho Dependent (Live In Concert) — Margaret Cho
In God We Rust — Lewis Black
Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class — Kathy Griffin
Mr. Universe — Jim Gaffigan
Rize Of The Fenix — Tenacious D
For more nominations click here.