The 2013 Grammy Nominations Are Here

Posted on December 7, 2012 by


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Nominations for next year’s 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced during the week, encompassing a diverse array of nominees. Many of whom a large number of people have never heard of. Below are nominations in the more popular categories.

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

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 (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 New Artist:

Alabama Shakes


Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

Best Pop Solo Performance

“Set Fire To The Rain (Live)” — Adele

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — Kelly Clarkson

“Call Me Maybe” — Carly Rae Jepse

“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 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 featuring Jay-Z.

This year’s GRAMMY Awards will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, the 10th of February, 2013. For more information, updates and breaking news, visit The Recording Academy’s website.