Grammy Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

Grammy Awards: The Complete List of Nominees

Who will win Song of the Year at the 56th annual Music's Biggest Night? It will be either P!nk, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Lorde or Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

The nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday night in an hour-long CBS special hosted by LL Cool J.

Gracing the Nokia Theater stage with live, interspersed performances between nomination announcements were Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, Keith Urban and Miguel, among others.

Just six categories were announced during the 60-minute concert/reveal, but the full list was disclosed shortly thereafter. Here are the nominees:

Song of the Year
“Just Give me A Reason” by P!nk
“Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars
“Roar” by Katy Perry
“Royals” by Lorde
“Same Love” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert

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Best Pop Group/Duo Performance
“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk and Pharrell
“Just Give Me a Reason” by P!nk and Nate Ruess
“Stay” by Rihanna feat. Mickey Echo
“Blurred Lines” feat. T.I. and Pharrell
“Suit and Tie” by Justin Timberlake and Jay Z

Album of the Year
“The Blessed Unrest” by Sara Bareilles
“Random Access Memories” by Daft Punk
“Good Kid M.A.A.D. City” by Kendrick Lamaer
“The Heist” by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
“Red” by Taylor Swift

Best Country Album
“Night Train” by Jason Aldean
“Two Lanes of Freedom” by Tim McGraw
“Same Trailer Different Park” by Kacey Musgraves
“Based on a True Story …” by Blake Shelton
“Red” by Taylor Swift

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Best New Artist
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year
“Get Lucky” by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams
“Radioactive” by Imagine Dragons
“Royals” by Lorde
“Locked Out of Heaven” by Bruno Mars
“Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Solo Performance
“Brave” by Sara Bareilles
“Royals” by Lorde
“When I Was Your Man” by Bruno Mars
“Roar” by Katy Perry
“Mirrors” by Justin Timberlake

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

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

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Best Rock Album
“13” by Black Sabbath
“The Next Day ” by David Bowie
“Mechanical Bull” by Kings Of Leon
“Celebration Day” by Led Zeppelin
“…Like Clockwork” by Queens Of The Stone Age
“Psychedelic Pill” by 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” by Neko Case
“Trouble Will Find Me” by The National
“Hesitation Marks” by Nine Inch Nails
“Lonerism” by Tame Impala
“Modern Vampires Of The City” by Vampire Weekend

Best R&B Performance
“Love And War” by Tamar Braxton
“Best Of Me” by Anthony Hamilton
“Nakamarra” by Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip
“How Many Drinks?” by Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Something” by Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway

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Best R&B Album
“R&B Divas” by Faith Evans
“Girl On Fire” by Alicia Keys
“Love In The Future” by John Legend
“Better” by Chrisette Michele
“Three Kings” by TGT

Best Rap Performance
“Started From The Bottom” by Drake
“Berzerk” by Eminem
“Tom Ford” by  Jay Z
“Swimming Pools (Drank)” by Kendrick Lamar
“Thrift Shop” by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
“Power Trip” by J.Cole featuring Miguel
“Part II” (On The Run) by Jay Z featuring Beyoncé
“Holy Grail” by Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
“Now Or Never” by Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige
“Remember You” by Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd

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

Best Country Solo Performance
“I Drive Your Truck” by Lee Brice
“I Want Crazy” by Hunter Hayes
“Mama's Broken Heart” by Miranda Lambert
“Wagon Wheel” by Darius Rucker
“Mine Would Be You” by Blake Shelton

Best Comedy Album
“Calm Down Gurrl” by Kathy Griffin
“I'm Here To Help” by Craig Ferguson
“A Little Unprofessional” by Ron White
“Live” by Tig Notaro
“That's What I'm Talkin’ About” by Bob Saget

For a complete list of nominees, click over to the Grammy.com list. The 56th Annual Grammy Awards air Sunday Jan. 26 at 8/7c on CBS.

  • Craig

    How can Lorde not be nominated for best new artist?

  • Cassidy Robinson

    Practically none of this music is good… I don't get the Grammy's.

    • Caley McGuire

      Mass appeal, baby. We live in an American Idol/Voice kind of world now.

  • JoanneAngelina

    Roar best pop vocal? What?!

    • Maria Mcrae

      Lol again

  • Guest

    RIP Lady GaGa…

    • Maria Mcrae

      Lol

  • Ron DayVoo

    who in their right mind would nominate a TOTALLY ripped off song like Blurred Lines for anything…..even the title implies it was stolen from another song (which it was)