2013 Grammys: The Nominees in the Top Categories
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2013 Grammys: The Nominees in the Top Categories

Taylor Swift and LL Cool J hosted the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! telecast tonight (Dec. 5), at which the nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards were announced. The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Kanye West lead the pack with six nominations each.

A full list of the nominees can be viewed here, but below are the selections for the most high-profile categories.

The winners will be announced during the 55th Grammys, broadcast on February 10 at 8 PM E.T. on CBS.

Record of the Year
“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys
“Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You),” Kelly Clarkson
“We Are Young,” fun. featuring Janelle Monae
“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra
“Thinkin Bout You,” Frank Ocean
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift.

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

Song of the Year
“The A Team,” Ed Sheeran, songwriter (performed by 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), Jorgen 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)

New Artist
Alabama Shakes
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

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

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

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

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, Chainz.

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

Source: Grammy.com

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02.11.2013 / 02:04 AM EDT by Dan Clarendon
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