Who Could Get a Grammy? Here are the Nominees

One night each year, all of music elite and music's hopefuls gather fingers crossed for the most coveted award. The Grammy!
This year, there are newbies and old favs all vying for a Grammy....and the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees  are: 

Robin Thicke, Bruno Mars, Lorde, Pharrell & Imagine Dragons, Nominees for Reford of the Year

Record of the Year
• "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
• "Radioactive" — Imagine Dragons
• "Royals" — Lorde
• "Locked Out Of Heaven" — Bruno Mars
• "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell

Sara Bareilles (Nominee for Album of the Year)


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

Mary Lambert, Grammy Nominee

Song of the Year

• "Just Give Me a Reason" - Pink, Jeff Bhasker and Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink featuring Nate Ruess)
• "Locked Out of Heaven" — Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
• "Roar" — Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee and Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
• "Royals" — Ella Yelich O'Connor, Joel Little, songwriters (Lorde)
• "Same Love" — Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Curtis Mayfield, songwriters (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert)

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Nominees

Best New Artist
• Kendrick Lamar
• Ed Sheeran
• James Blake
• Kacey Musgraves
• Macklemore (Ben Haggerty) and Ryan Lewis

Justin Timberlake, Nominee for Best Pop Solo Performance


Best Pop Solo Performance:
• "Brave" — Sara Bareilles
• "Royals" — Lorde
• "When I Was Your Man" — Bruno Mars
• "Roar" — Katy Perry
• "Mirrors" — Justin Timberlake

Pink & Nate Reuss, Nominees

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
• "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk featuring Pharrell Williams
• "Just Give Me a Reason" — Pink featuring Nate Ruess
• "Stay" — Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
• "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams
• "Suit & Tie" — Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z

Daft Punk, Nominee

Best Dance/Electronica Album
• Random Access Memories — Daft Punk
• Settle — Disclosure
• 18 Months — Calvin Harris
• Atmosphere — Kaskade
• A Color Map Of The Sun — Pretty Lights

Queens of the Stone Age, Nominees for Best Rock Performance

Best Rock Performance
• "Always Alright" — Alabama Shakes
• "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" — David Bowie
• "Radioactive" — Imagine Dragons
• "Kashmir" (Live) — Led Zeppelin
• "My God Is The Sun" — Queens Of The Stone Age
• "I'm Shakin'" — Jack White

David Bowie, Nominee fo Best Rock Album

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

Neko Case, Nominee for Best Alternative Music Album

Best Alternative Music Album
• The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love — Neko Case
• Trouble Will Find Me — The National
• Hesitation Marks — Nine Inch Nails
• Lonerism — Tame Impala
• Modern Vampires Of The City — Vampire Weekend

Miguel & Kendrick Lamar, Nominees for Best R&B Performance

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 With Lalah Hathaway

Tamar Braxton, Nominee for Best Urban Contemporary Album

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
Tank, Ginuine, Tyrese of TGT, Nominees for Best R&B Album

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

Jay Z, Nominee for Best Rap Performance

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

Justin Timberlake and Jay Z, Nominees for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
• "Power Trip" — J.Cole Featuring Miguel
• "Part II” (On The Run) — Jay Z Featuring BeyoncĂ©
• "Holy Grail" — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake
• "Now Or Never" — Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige
• "Remember You" — Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd

Kanye West, Best Rap Album

Best Rap Album
• Nothing Was The Same — Drake
• Magna Carta…Holy Grail — Jay Z
• Good Kid, M.A.A.D City — Kendrick Lamar
• The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
• Yeezus — Kanye West

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Hunter Hayes, Nominee for Best Country Solo Performance

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

Singer Jason Aldean poses at the Grammy
Jason Aldean, Nominee for Best Country Album

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


 
Jay Z's Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film, Nominee for Best Music Video

Best Music Video
• "Safe and Sound" — Capital Cities
• "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film" — Jay Z
• "Can't Hold Us" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
• "Suit & Tie" — Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z
• "I'm Shakin'" — Jack White

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