2014 Grammy Nominations List

The Grammy Nominations were last night! Brittany and I were lucky enough to be able to attend the concert and announcement ceremony. We saw so many truly talented people and to be surrounded by them in a small room is simply incredible. Take a look at the list of nominees below! The full Grammy nominations list is available at the show’s website

RECORD OF THE YEAR “Get Lucky” – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams “Royals” – Lorde “Locked Out Of Heaven” – Bruno Mars “Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

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

SONG OF THE YEAR “Just Give Me A Reason” – Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess) “Locked Out Of Heaven” – Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars) “Roar” – Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry) “Royals” – Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor, songwriters (Lorde) “Same Love” – Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert)

BEST NEW ARTIST James Blake Kendrick Lamar Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Kacey Musgraves Ed Sheeran

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE “Brave” – Sara Bareilles “Royals” – Lorde “When I Was Your Man” – Bruno Mars “Roar” – Katy Perry “Mirrors” – Justin Timberlake

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE “Get Lucky” – Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams “Just Give Me A Reason” – Pink Featuring Nate Ruess “Stay” – Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell “Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM “Steppin’ Out” – Herb Alpert “The Beat” – Boney James “Handpicked” – Earl Klugh “Summer Horns” – Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot “Hacienda” – Jeff Lorber Fusion

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM “Paradise” – Lana Del Rey “Pure Heroine” – Lorde “Unorthodox Jukebox” – Bruno Mars “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke “The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience” – Justin Timberlake

BEST DANCE RECORDING “Need U (100%)” – Duke Dumont Featuring A*M*E & MNEK “Sweet Nothing” – Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch “Atmosphere” – Kaskade “This Is What It Feels Like” – Armin Van Buuren Featuring Trevor Guthrie “Clarity” – Zedd Featuring Foxes

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

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM “Viva Duets” – Tony Bennett & Various Artists “To Be Loved” – Michael Bublé “The Standards” – Gloria Estefan “Cee Lo’s Magic Moment” – Cee Lo Green “Now” – Dionne Warwick

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE “Always Alright” – Alabama Shakes “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)” – David Bowie “Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons “Kashmir” – Led Zeppelin “My God Is The Sun” – Queens Of The Stone Age “I’m Shakin'” – Jack White

BEST METAL PERFORMANCE “T.N.T.” – Anthrax “God Is Dead?” – Black Sabbath “The Enemy Inside” – Dream Theater “In Due Time” – Killswitch Engage “Room 24” – Volbeat Featuring King Diamond

BEST ROCK SONG “Ain’t Messin ‘Round” – Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.) “Cut Me Some Slack” – Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear) “Doom And Gloom” – Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones) “God Is Dead?” – Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi & Ozzy Osbourne, songwriters (Black Sabbath) “Panic Station” – Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)

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

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM “The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You” – Neko Case “Trouble Will Find Me” – The National “Hesitation Marks” – Nine Inch Nails “Lonerism” – Tame Impala “Modern Vampires Of The City” – Vampire Weekend

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

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE “Please Come Home” – Gary Clark Jr. “Get It Right” – Fantasia “Quiet Fire” – Maysa “Hey Laura” – Gregory Porter “Yesterday” – Ryan Shaw

BEST R&B SONG “Best Of Me” – Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton) “Love And War” – Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., LaShawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton) “Only One” – PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder) “Pusher Love Girl” – James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake) “Without Me” – Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot

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

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

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

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION “Power Trip” – J. Cole Featuring Miguel “Part II (On The Run)” – Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé “Holy Grail” – Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake “Now Or Never” – Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige “Remember You” – Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd

BEST RAP SONG “F***in’ Problems” – Tauheed Epps, Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim Mayers & Noah Shebib, songwriters (ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar) “Holy Grail” – Shawn Carter, Terius Nash, J. Harmon, Timothy Mosley, Justin Timberlake & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, songwriters) (Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake) “New Slaves” – Christopher Breaux, Ben Bronfman, Mike Dean, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydell Young, songwriters (Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser, songwriters) (Kanye West) “Started From The Bottom” – W. Coleman, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Bruno Sanfilippo, songwriter) (Drake) “Thrift Shop” – Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)


“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

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

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE “From This Valley” – The Civil Wars “Don’t Rush” – Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill “Your Side Of The Bed” – Little Big Town “Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban “You Can’t Make Old Friends” – Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton

BEST COUNTRY SONG “Begin Again” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift) “I Drive Your Truck” – Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Jimmy Yeary, songwriters (Lee Brice) “Mama’s Broken Heart” – Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Miranda Lambert) “Merry Go ‘Round” – Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves) “Mine Would Be You” – Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Deric Ruttan, songwriters (Blake Shelton)

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

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM “Lux” – Brian Eno “Illumination” – Peter Kater “Final Call” – Kitaro “Awakening The Fire” – R. Carlos Nakai & Will Clipman “Love’s River” – Laura Sullivan

Who do YOU think will be taking home a Grammy this year?

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Don’t forget to watch the Grammys on CBS, Jan. 26, 2014.