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The Frontrunner for Best HITS Article About the 2014 Grammy Nominations
It's an honor just to be nominated ... for now, when we don't know who's going to win. Presenting the Grammy noms, several of them straight from the Grammy Nominations: Countdown to Music's Biggest Night concert, hosted by LL Cool J. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Robin Thicke with T.I. and Earth Wind & Fire, and Brad Paisley with Miguel were among the performers.

Now let's start poppin' envelopes.

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

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

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

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

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Rob Cavallo
Dr. Luke
Ariel Rechtshaid
Jeff Tweedy
Pharrell Williams

POP

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

BEST DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
"Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
"Just Give Me A Reason," P!nk Featuring Nate Ruess
"Stay," Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams
"Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z

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 TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM
Viva Duets, Tony Bennett & Various Artists
To Be Loved, Michael Buble
The Standards, Gloria Estefan
Cee Lo's Magic Moment, Cee Lo Green
Now, Dionne Warwick

DANCE

BEST DANCE RECORDING
“Need U (100%),” Duke Dumonf f/A*M*E&MNEK
“Sweet Nothing,” Calvin Harrisf/Florence Welch
“Atmosphere,” Kaskade
“This Is What It Feels Like,” Armin VanBuuren f/Trevor Guthrie
“Clarity,” Zedd f/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


ROCK

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 f/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 & Nirvana)
"Doom and Gloom," Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)
"God Is Dead?" 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 & Crazy Horse

BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
The Worse Things Get ..., Neko Case
Trouble Will Find Me, The National
Hesitation Marks, Nine Inch Nails
Lonerism, Tame Impala
Modern Vampires of the City, Vampire Weekend

R&B

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
"Love and War," Tamar Braxton
"Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton
"Nakamarra," Hiatus Kaiyote f/Q-Tip
"How Many Drinks?" Miguel f/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 Elliott)

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


RAP

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Berzerk," Eminem
"Tom Ford," Jay Z
"Swimming Pools (Drank)," Kendrick Lamar
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/Wanz

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

BEST RAP SONG
"F***in' Problems," ASAP Rocky f/eaturing Drake, 2 Chainz &Kendrick Lamar
"Holy Grail," Jay Z f/eaturing Justin Timberlake
"New Slaves," Kanye West
"Started From the Bottom," Drake
"Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/Wanz

BEST RAP ALBUM
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

COUNTRY

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

AMERICAN ROOTS

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
Old Yellow Moon,
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Love Has Come for You,
Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Buddy and Jim,
Buddy Miller and Jim Lauderdale
One True Vine,
Mavis Staples
Songbook, Allen Toussaint


BEST BLUES ALBUM
Remembering Little Walter, Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite,Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman
Cotton Mouth Man, James Cotton
Get Up!, Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite
Seesaw, Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa
Down In Louisiana, Bobby Rush

Best Folk Album
My Favorite Picture of You, Guy Clark
Sweetheart of the Sun, The Greencards
Build Me up From Bones, Sarah Jarosz
The Ash & Clay, The Milk Carton Kids
They All Played for Us: Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration,Various Artists

COMEDY
Best Comedy Album
Calm Down Gurrl, Kathy Griffin
I'm Here to Help, Craig Ferguson
A Little Unprofessional, Ron White
Live, Tig Notaro
That's What I'm Talkin' About, Bob Saget

VISUAL MEDIA
BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

Django Unchained, Various Artists
The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition), Various Artists
Les Misérables, Various Artists
Muscle Shoals, Various Artists
Sound City: Real to Reel, Dave Grohl & Various Artists

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Argo, Alexandre Desplat
The Great Gatsby, Craig Armstrong
Life of Pi, Mychael Danna
Lincoln, John Williams
Skyfall, Thomas Newman
Zero Dark Thirty, Alexandre Desplat

BESTSONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
"Atlas," Coldplay
"Silver Lining," Jessie J
"Skyfall," Adele
"We Both Know," Colbie Caillat f/Gavin DeGraw
"Young and Beautiful," Lana Del Rey
"You've Got Time," Regina Spektor

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Kinky Boots
Matilda
Motown the Musical

PACKAGING

BEST RECORDING PACKAGE
Automatic Music Can Be Fun, Geneseo
Long Night Moon, Reckless Kelly
Magna Carta ... Holy Grail
, Jay Z
Metallica Through the Never, Metallica
The Next Day, David Bowie

BEST BOXED OR SPECIAL LIMITED EDITION PACKAGE
The Brussels Affair, The Rolling Stones
How Do You Do, Mayer Hawthorne
The Road to Red Rocks, Mumford & Sons
The Smith Tapes, Various Artists
Wings Over America, Paul McCartney & Wings

BEST ALBUM NOTES
Afro Blues Impressions, Neil Tesser
Call It Art 1964-1965, Ben Young
Electric Music for the Mind & Body, Alec Palao
Stravinsky: Le Sacre Du Printemps, Jonathan Cott
360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story, Sean Willentz
Work hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard ..., Nathan Salsburg

BEST HISTORICAL ALBUM
Call It Art 1964-1965, New York Art Quartet
Charlie Is My Darling: Ireland 1965, The Rolling Stones
The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums, Various
Pictures of Sound, One Thousand Years of Educed Audio, 980-1980, Various
Wagner: Der Ring Des Niebelungen (Deluxe Edition), Sir Georg Solti

BEST ENGINEERED ALBUM
Annie Up, Chuck Ainlay
The Blue Room, Helik Hadar and Leslie Anne Jones 
The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, Paul Figueroa
... Like Clockwork, Joe Barresi and Mark Rankin
The Moorings, Trina Shoemaker

BEST REMIXED RECORDING
"Days Turn Into Nights (Andy Caldwell Remix)," Andy Caldwell, remixer (Delerium Featuring Michael Logen)
"If I Lose Myself (Alesso Vs. OneRepublic)" Alesso, remixer (OneRepublic)
"Locked Out Of Heaven (Sultan + Ned Shepard Remix)," Ned Shepard & Sultan, remixers (Bruno Mars)
"One Love/People Get Ready (Photek Remix)," Rupert Parkes, remixer (Bob Marley and The Wailers)
"Summertime Sadness (Cedric Gervais Remix)," Cedric Gervais, remixer (Lana Del Rey)

VIDEO

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
"Safe and Sound," Capital Cities
"Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film," Jay Z
"Can't Hold Us," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/Ray Dalton
"Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake f/Jay Z
"I'm Shakin'," Jack White

BEST MUSIC FILM
Live 2012, Coldplay
Cuatro! Green Day
I'm in, I'm out and I'm Gone: The Making of Get Up! Ben Harper w/Charlie Musselwhite
Live Kisses, Paul McCartney
The Road to Red Rocks, Mumford & Sons



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