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2014 Grammy Nominees Announced, With Jay Z and Hov Leading the Way

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The 2014 Grammy Awards were announced Friday night in Los Angeles.

Jay Z and Hov garnered nine nominations each. Kendrick LamarMacklemore & Ryan LewisJustin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams also scored big with seven nominations apiece.

 

The event returned to the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles after airing from Nashville last year, with special performances by LordeRobin Thicke and more, as well as satellite appearances by Katy Perry and Taylor Swift.

The 56th annual Grammys are being announced from Los Angeles at 8 p.m Sunday, Jan. 26, on CBS-TV.

For the complete list of nominees in 82 categories, visit here.

Song of the Year

Pink, featuring Nate Ruess, ’Just Give Me a Reason’
Bruno Mars, ‘Locked Out of Heaven’
Katy Perry, ‘Roar’
Lorde, ‘Royals’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, ‘Same Love’

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance

Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell Williams, ‘Get Lucky’
Pink, featuring Nate Ruess, ‘Just Give Me a Reason’
Rihanna, featuring Mikky Ekko, ‘Stay’
Robin Thicke, featuring Pharrell Williams + T.I., ‘Blurred Lines’
Justin Timberlake, featuring Jay Z, ‘Suit & Tie’

Album of the Year

Sara Bareilles, ‘The Blessed Unrest’
Daft Punk, ‘Random Access Memories’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘good kid, m.A.A.d city’
Macklemore + Ryan Lewis, ‘The Heist’
Taylor Swift, ‘Red’

Best Country Album

Jason Aldean, ‘Night Train’
Tim McGraw, ‘Two Lanes of Freedom’
Kacey Musgraves, ‘Same Trailer Different Park’
Blake Shelton, ‘Based on a True Story …’
Taylor Swift, ‘Red’

Best New Artist

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore + Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year

Daft Punk, featuring Pharrell Williams, ‘Get Lucky’
Imagine Dragons, ‘Radioactive’
Lorde, ‘Royals’
Bruno Mars, ‘Locked Out of Heaven’
Robin Thicke, featuring Pharrell Williams + T.I., ‘Blurred Lines’

Best Pop Solo Performance

Sara Bareilles, ‘Brave’
Lorde, ‘Royals’
Bruno Mars, ‘When I Was Your Man’
Katy Perry, ‘Roar’
Justin Timberlake, ‘Mirrors’

Best Pop Vocal Album

Lana Del Rey, ‘Paradise’
Lorde, ‘Pure Heroine’
Bruno Mars, ‘Unorthodox Jukebox’
Robin Thicke, ‘Blurred Lines’
Justin TImberlake, ‘The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience’

Best Dance/Electronica Album

Daft Punk, ‘Random Access Memories’
Disclosure, ‘Settle’
Calvin Harris, ’18 Months’
Kaskade, ‘Atmosphere’
Pretty Lights, ‘A Color Map of the Sun’

Best Rap Performance

Drake, ‘Started From the Bottom’
Eminem, ‘Berzerk’
Jay Z, ‘Tom Ford’
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Swimming Pools (Drank)’
Macklemore + Ryan Lewis, ‘Thrift Shop’

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

J. Cole, featuring Miguel, ‘Power Trip’
Jay Z, featuring Beyonce, ‘Part II (On the Run)’
Jay Z, featuring Justin Timberlake, ‘Holy Grail’
Kendrick Lamar, featuring Mary J. Blige, ‘Now or Never’
Wiz Khalifa, featuring The Weeknd, ‘Remember You’

Best Rap Song

ASAP Rocky, ‘F–kin’ Problems’
Jay Z, featuring Justin Timberlake, ‘Holy Grail’
Kanye West, ‘New Slaves’
Drake, ‘Started From the Bottom’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, ‘Thrift Shop’

Best Rap Album

Drake, ‘Nothing Was the Same
Kendrick Lamar, ‘Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City’
Jay Z, ‘Magna Carta … Holy Grail’
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, ‘The Heist’
Kanye West, ‘Yeezus’

Best Music Video

Capital Cities, ‘Safe and Sound’
Jay Z, ‘Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film’
Macklemore + Ryan Lewis, ‘Can’t Hold Us’
Justin Timberlakem featuring Jay Z, ‘Suit & Tie’
Jack White, ‘I’m Shakin’

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