The countdown to music's biggest night is officially on! During tonight's Grammy nominations concert hosted by LL Cool J—along with musical performances by Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, and more— the 2014 Grammy nominees were announced and the list of artists couldn't be bigger. Jay Z leads with nine nominations including Best Rap Album for Magna Carta Holy Grail, followed by Justin Timberlake who received seven, scoring nods for his album The 20/20 Experience and his collaboration on the hit song, "Holy Grail" with Jay Z. Rihanna, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, and newcomers Lorde and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were also nominated. Scroll down for the list of nominees and tune in to the 56th annual Grammy Awards to see who will take home a gold-plated trophy (or more!) on January 26th on CBS.
Record of the Year“Get Lucky,” Daft Punk“Radioactive,” Imagine Dragons“Royals,” Lorde“Locked Out Of Heaven,” Bruno Mars“Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke
Song of the Year“Just Give Me A Reason,” Pink“Locked Out Of Heaven,” Bruno Mars“Roar,” Katy Perry“Royals,” Lorde“Same Love,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Best New ArtistJames BlakeKendrick LamarMacklemore & Ryan LewisKacey MusgravesEd Sheeran
Album of the YearThe Blessed Unrest, Sara BareillesRandom Access Memories, Daft PunkGood Kid, Mad City, Kendrick LamarThe Heist, Macklemore & Ryan LewisRed, Taylor Swift
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“Just Give Me A Reason,” Pink“Stay,” Rihanna“Blurred Lines,” Robin Thicke“Suit & Tie,”Justin Timberlake & Jay Z
Best Pop Vocal AlbumParadise, Lana Del ReyPure Heroine, LordeUnorthodox Jukebox, Bruno MarsBlurred Lines, Robin ThickeThe 20/20 Experience, Justin Timberlake
Country Album of the YearNight Train, Jason AldeanTwo Lanes of Freedom, Tim McGrawSame Trailer, Different Park, Kacey MusgravesBased on a True Story, Blake SheltonRed, Taylor Swift
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