Grammys 2013: Who Was Nominated?

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By Breeanna Hare, CNN

(CNN) — When the Grammy Nominations Concert wrapped up in Nashville on Wednesday, the night was likely still young for Fun. because the group had plenty to celebrate.

The band joined The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean and Mumford & Sons as the lead nominees for the 55th Grammy Awards, with each earning six nods.

Fun.’s Grammy nominated song with Janelle Monáe, “We Are Young,” was one of a number of performances during the hour-long nominations broadcast on CBS. Ne-Yo, Luke Bryan and Grammy nominee Maroon 5 also took the stage to belt out their respective hits as Taylor Swift (yet another potential winner) and LL Cool J hosted the ceremony.

In between performances, the show did reveal some of the nominees for music’s most prestigious award. Here’s a partial list:

Album of the Year

“El Camino,” The Black Keys

“Some Nights,” Fun.

“Babel,” Mumford & Sons

“Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean

“Blunderbuss,” Jack White

Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes


Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

Record of the Year

“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

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

“We Are Young,” Fun. feat. Janelle Monáe

“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra

“Thinkin Bout You,” Frank Ocean

“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift

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 and Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin and Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)

“We Are Young,” Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost and Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. feat.

Janelle Monáe)


Best Pop Vocal Album

“Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson

“Ceremonials,” Florence & The Machine

“Some Nights,” Fun.

“Overexposed,” Maroon 5

“The Truth About Love,” Pink

Best Pop Solo Performance

“Set Fire To The Rain (Live),” Adele

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

“Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen

“Wide Awake,” Katy Perry

“Where Have You Been,” Rihanna

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Shake It Out,” Florence & The Machine

“We Are Young,” Fun. feat. Janelle Monáe

“Somebody That I Used To Know,” Gotye feat. Kimbra

“Sexy And I Know It,” LMFAO

“Payphone,” Maroon 5 and Wiz Khalifa


Best Dance/Electronica Album

“Wonderland,” Steve Aoki

“Don’t Think,” The Chemical Brothers

“Album Title Goes Here,” Deadmau5

“Fire & Ice,” Kaskade

“Bangarang,” Skrillex


Best Rock Performance

“Hold On,” Alabama Shakes

“Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

“Charlie Brown,” Coldplay

“I Will Wait,” Mumford & Sons

“We Take Care Of Our Own,” Bruce Springsteen

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

“I’m Alive,” Anthrax

“Love Bites (So Do I),” Halestorm

“Blood Brothers,” Iron Maiden

“Ghost Walking,” Lamb Of God

“No Reflection,” Marilyn Manson

“Whose Life (Is It Anyways?),” Megadeth

Best Rock Album

“El Camino,” The Black Keys

“Mylo Xyloto,” Coldplay

“The 2nd Law,” Muse

“Wrecking Ball,” Bruce Springsteen

“Blunderbuss,” Jack White


Best Alternative Music Album

“The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes

Will Ever Do,” Fiona Apple

“Biophilia,” Björk

“Making Mirrors,” Gotye

“Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,” M83

“Bad As Me,” Tom Waits


Best R&B Performance

“Thank You,” Estelle

“Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.),” Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Ledisi

“I Want You,” Luke James

“Adorn,” Miguel

“Climax,” Usher

Best Urban Contemporary Album

“Fortune,” Chris Brown

“Kaleidoscope Dream,” Miguel

“Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean

Best R&B Album

“Black Radio,” Robert Glasper Experiment

“Back To Love,” Anthony Hamilton

“Write Me Back,” R. Kelly

“Beautiful Surprise,” Tamia

“Open Invitation,” Tyrese


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

“Wild Ones,” Flo Rida feat. Sia

“No Church In The Wild,” Jay-Z and Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean and The-Dream

“Tonight (Best You Ever Had),” John Legend feat. Ludacris

“Cherry Wine,” Nas feat. Amy Winehouse

“Talk That Talk,” Rihanna feat. Jay-Z

Best Rap Performance

“HYFR (Hell Ya F*****g Right),” Drake Featuring Lil Wayne

“N****s In Paris,” Jay-Z & Kanye West

“Daughters,” Nas

“Mercy,” Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz

“I Do,” Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & André 3000

Best 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,” 2 Chainz


Best Country Solo Performance

“Home,” Dierks Bentley

“Springsteen,” Eric Church

“Cost Of Livin,'” Ronnie Dunn

“Wanted,” Hunter Hayes

“Over,” Blake Shelton

“Blown Away,” Carrie Underwood

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


Best Americana Album

“The Carpenter,” The Avett Brothers

“From The Ground Up,” John Fullbright

“The Lumineers,” The Lumineers

“Babel,” Mumford & Sons

“Slipstream,” Bonnie Raitt

Best Blues Album

“33 1/3,” Shemekia Copeland

“Locked Down,” Dr. John

“Let It Burn,” Ruthie Foster

“And Still I Rise,” Heritage Blues Orchestra

“Bring It On Home,” Joan Osborne


Best Spoken Word Album

“American Grown (Michelle Obama),” Scott Creswell & Dan Zitt, producers (Various Artists)

“Back To Work: Why We Need Smart Government For A Strong Economy,” Bill Clinton

“Drift: The Unmooring Of American Military Power,” Rachel Maddow

“Seriously … I’m Kidding,” Ellen DeGeneres

“Society’s Child: My Autobiography,” Janis Ian


Best Comedy Album

“Blow Your Pants Off,” Jimmy Fallon

“Cho Dependent (Live In Concert),” Margaret Cho

“In God We Rust,” Lewis Black

“Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class,” Kathy Griffin

“Mr. Universe,” Jim Gaffigan

“Rize Of The Fenix,” Tenacious D

The 55th Grammy Awards will air February 10 on CBS. To see the full list of nominees, visit