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Saturday, 7 December 2013

2014 Grammy Awards nominations revealed: See the full list

Yesterday Friday December 6th, the Recording Academy revealed the full list of nominees for the 2014 Grammy Awards, which will take place January 26th 2014. The full list below... 

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” — Pink Featuring Nate Ruess (songwriters: Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess)
“Locked Out Of Heaven” — Bruno Mars (songwriters: Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars)
“Roar” — Katy Perry (songwriters: Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter)
“Royals” — Lorde (songwriters: Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor)
“Same Love” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert (songwriters: Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis)

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

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 Williams
“Just Give Me A Reason” — Pink 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 - Justin Timberlake

Best Rap Song:
“F***in’ Problems” – ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar
“Holy Grail” – Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
“New Slaves” – Kanye West
“Started From the Bottom” – Drake
“Thrift Shop” – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

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

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

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

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 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

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
“I Drive Your Truck” – Lee Brice
“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Miranda Lambert
“Merry Go ‘Round” – Kacey Musgraves
“Mine Would Be You” – Blake Shelton

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

Best Rock Song:
“Ain’t Messin ‘Round” – Gary Clark Jr.
“Cut Me Some Slack” – Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear
“Doom And Gloom” – The Rolling Stones
“God Is Dead” – Black Sabbath
“Panic Station” – 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 With Crazy Horse

Best Alternative Music Album:
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You — Neko Case
Trouble Will Find Me — The National
Hesitation Marks — Nine Inch Nails
Lonerism — Tame Impala
Modern Vampires Of The City — Vampire Weekend

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

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

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

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Love And War — Tamar Braxton
Side Effects Of You — Fantasia
One: In The Chamber — Salaam Remi
Unapologetic — Rihanna
New York: A Love Story — Mack Wilds

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 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

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:
Django Unchained
The Great Gatsby 
Les Misérables 
Muscle Shoals
Sound City: Real To Reel

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:
Argo (Alexandre Desplat, composer)
The Great Gatsby (Craig Armstrong, composer)
Life Of Pi (Mychael Danna, composer)
Lincoln (John Williams, composer)
Skyfall (Thomas Newman, composer)
Zero Dark Thirty (Alexandre Desplat, composer)

Best Song Written For Visual Media:
“Atlas” – Coldplay (From The Hunger Games: Catching Fire)“Silver Lining” – Jessie J (From Silver Linings Playbook)“Skyfall” – Adele (From Skyfall)“We Both Know” – Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw (From Safe Haven)
“Young And Beautiful” – Lana Del Rey (From The Great Gatsby)
“You’ve Got Time” – Regina Spektor (From Orange Is The New Black)

Best Musical Theater Album:Kinky Boots
Matilda: The Musical
Motown The Musical

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

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
Guided Tour — The New Gary Burton Quartet
Money Jungle: Provocative In Blue — Terri Lyne Carrington
Life Forum — Gerald Clayton
Pushing The World Away — Kenny Garrett
Out Here — Christian McBride Trio

Best Gospel Album:
Grace (Live) — Tasha Cobbs
Best For Last: 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1 — Donald Lawrence
Best Days Yet — Bishop Paul S. Morton
God Chaser (Live) — William Murphy
Greater Than (Live) — Tye Tribbett

Best Music Video:
“Safe And Sound” – Capital Cities
“Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film” – Jay Z
“Can’t Hold Us” – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
“Suit & TIe” –  Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z
“I’m Shakin’” – Jack White

Best Recording Package:  
Automatic Music Can Be Fun – Geneseo
Long Night Moon – Reckless Kelly  
Magna Carta…Holy Grail – Jay Z  
Metallica Through The Never (Music From The Motion Picture) – Metallica  
The Next Day – David Bowie    

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:  
The Brussels Affair – The Rolling Stones  
How Do You Do (Limited Edition Box Set) – Mayer Hawthorne  
The Road to Red Rocks (Special Edition) – Mumford & Sons  
The Smith Tapes – Various Artists
Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition) – Paul McCartney And Wings  


Anonymous said...

naija single girl new post on big boobs got me laughing LMAOOOOOO

Anonymous said...

Dont give a hoot! as long as DAVIDO is not there

Anonymous said...


peter molokwu said...

i think its so perfect with jay z leading the nominees


Album of the year.
The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA3310

Rough Diamond said...

Rooting for bruno mars in evey category his nominated!

Bia Linda, i no understand u again o!

Michael Mayox said...

What a competitive Award!

Anonymous said...

Hova leads the way with 9 nominations...the guy is just in a world of his own...

GSB said...

I wish the nominees luck
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Anonymous said...

wow cool

Anonymous said...

Where is Ms Bee

bonita bislam said...

Gudluck 2dem all

jeneviv Emma said...


Beodun Tajudeen said...

This list is not fair o,where iƨ̇ saheed osupa?

Anonymous said...

Young & Beautiful - Lana Del Rey better takes the Grammy for Best Song Written For Visual Media

snick kide said...

Katey perry's roar deserves an award sha

Anonymous said...

Fine china didn't apppear for best pop??
Some songs are missing mehn!! Ik says

Ariesbabe said...

K, noted. Nxt plsssss

9jagirl007 said...

Season's greetings everyone, happy weekend Lindodo :) I like the list, may the best win.

Anonymous said...

No Naija nominee?

Anonymous said...

I heard Femi Kuti is nominated again this year,if he's not given this time around,they should not to nominate him again,with their stupid politically motivated Grammy awards.

Anonymous said...

Lord pls favour Bruno Mars this time... hes in a tough category but absolutely desrves to win

Olubunmi Bernice said...

Wow! This is a very tight one, I'm looking through and I'm trying to pick a winner already, but it's tough; everyone was awesome this year yo

Anonymous said...

Cool, gotta download all these songz!

Anonymous said...

Yaay, lorde was nominated, luv dat gal's songs nd she's only 17!...linda post my comment oo

Anonymous said...

where is wrecking ball?

Anonymous said...

I see Eminem for best rap performance

Anonymous said...

I see Eminem for best rap performance . Where smelley Vyrus dey sef abi all the twerking no give am nomination

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Best fmale rapper*nicki minaj* fuck ya

Anonymous said...

They ought to have even put a stop to Grammy Awards. Na same same illuminati group den dey nominate every year. Rubbish..

Anonymous said...

My 2 favorite songs-royals nd roar......nd yeah Kanye. couldn't be found

habeeb bello said...

I was expecting to see Big Sean's Control ft.Kendrick Lamar at the Best Rap/Song Collaboration category...

ME said...

No slot for africa????????? Or african artrists n music??????????????

Anonymous said...

Abeg lin we no follow 4 US grammy award.....hows dis nus? Abeg find gist, if theres none, abeg gist us how u take fuck yesterday. Tnx

Anonymous said...

Lin park well.....dis aint news.....

Anonymous said...

Ehya, nothing for Miley. LOL

merit micheal said...

Hmmm Jay Z taking the lead as usual.what a veteran.

Anonymous said...

I love Taylor Swift

Ayobami Saiyepe said...

#yawn# next please

Anonymous said...

Album Of The Year: The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Record Of The Year:“Radioactive” — Imagine Dragons

Song Of The Year:Royals” — Lorde (songwriters: Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor)

Best New Artist:Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Pop Solo Performance:“Mirrors” — Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:Stay” — Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko

Best Rock Performance:“Radioactive” — Imagine Dragons

Anonymous said...

Yes my Guys did it...three kings......Tyrese Ginuwine Tank....TGT...best RnB Album

Anonymous said...

JAY Z!! At 44 this brother never gets old!!! Cheers to the king of hiphop!!! JT's head is always there!! Linda Ikeji I love you I swear. JordZ

Anonymous said...

I expected oliver twist by dbanj to be on that list....KITTY

Anonymous said...

I guess it's a slow news day for you, Linda Ikeji

Don F said...

Not even one 9ja name na wa oooo.

hannah oyindamola said...



Lorde all the way!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

at least common sense prevailed, Same Love didn't get a nomination.
meanwhile Just Give Me A Reason is my song of the year. n i guess Wrecking Ball is 4 nxt year

Anonymous said...

Daff punk and pharell deserved it..I like d get lucky song, Ppl in d Uk love it 2

Nnabuike Ezeh said...

Now I love the fact that Maclemore & Ryan Lewis swept the nomination. I hope Kendrick Lammar wins at least 2awards.

Lixxie said...

Pink's "just give me a reason",
lorde's "royals",
jayz's "picasso baby" and
rihanna's "stay" should win ooooo. Dunno how kanye entered that list sef. I wish he didn't let's see what he'd rant about this time

Anonymous said...

Can somebody tell me why J.cole's "born sinner" is not among rap album of d year category, way beta than yeezus by far

Anonymous said...

Am sure skales will do us proud... #Team skales

pwitie B said...

I donno abt d rest bt I knw pink's "just give me a reason" ad Timberland's "Mirrows" will win in their respective categories those songs are dope

Anonymous said...

Am sure skales will do us proud... #Team skales

peace ahamefule said...

After all mileys gra gra, no recognition

Anonymous said...

Let the best man win...amen!

applelipx said...


Anonymous said...

Am telling you, I hope Lorde wins in all her category

Anonymous said...

Yay! Lana Del Rey! I hope she wins…her voice is amazing. I don't know how Taylor swift always manages to steal a nomination. Macklemore deserves most of em awards and imagine dragons too :)

The fashion whisperer…

Anonymous said...

I'm so glad Tamar Braxton got nominated! Really hope she wins... love and war is my joint!

Alicia says... said...

Wack ass nominees.

Anonymous said...

The fact that Miley Cyrus's song 'wrecking ball' isn't nominated is a complete joke........

Anonymous said...

Hmm,y wrecking ball no dey?I tot pple love dat song oo,since d sng got almost 13 million views...

The Count said...

kendrick lamar all the way!!!

Beodun Tajudeen said...

I pray u win dis tym @Femi Kuti.....didn't see u there b4

Anonymous said...

Biko Where is Lilwayne and Nicki Minaj...This list is BS.

Anonymous said...

Bruno mars needs to win all his categories. The dude is beyond talented!!!


Abi! Imagine dragons shuld win oooo. Dat dir song make sense die!

Anonymous said...

where is dbanj oliver twist d song deserve grammy

Anonymous said...

where is dbanj oliver twist d song deserve grammy

Anonymous said...

I pray JT wins in all d categories he's nominated for......Dude is absolutely amazing!

Dika Michaels said...

Yay... We hooligans

Dika Michaels said...

Love my Taylor and Bruno! Linda, u didn't include world album category where Femi kuti is nominated?

Anonymous said...

And they say the yeezus album is a disappointment? Linda ikeja u dey c?

Anonymous said...

Linda I thought Nice say make we no doubt am say e go bring those Grammies? I didn't see his name o. Oloriburuku

jaybeyblu said...

Jay z and JT need to win best collabo on holy grail, anf that's not becos I'm obsessed with Jay.

portable said...

#team Kendrick Lamar & Robin Thicke

Alicia says... said...

I know someone must game poured sand in your brain. Their music is shit! Good job

Alicia says... said...

Stop waiting for ndi ocha to validate you. Africans/Nigerians need to create their own grammy awards and not rely on westerners to give you a pat on the back

Alicia says... said...

Joke of the century

Anonymous said...

OMG!!! Dis z a tough grammy nomination oooo. Taylor swift, lorde, katy perry, bruno mars, JT, Jayzee, ♍Ɣ sweet Bruno mars, Pink and Tamar Braxton, fantasia etc. ℓ̊ dunno who †̥ giv Ȋ̝̊̅† †̥ ℓп̥̥ dia various category if Ʊ̲̣̣̣̥ ask ♏iε̲̣̣̣̥ cos D̶̲̥̅̊ε̲̣̣̣̥γ̲̣̣̥ all did nice jobs dis yr. And fø̲̣̣я̅ y'all askn fø̲̣̣я̅ miley, where do Ʊ̲̣̣̣̥ want her †̥ be nominated ? Henry Braxton

Anonymous said...

Kanye??? Yeezus?????????????????? stop trying to resurrect this m*&^%$"@'s career... But JCole's album "Born Sinner" on the other hand shouldav' been there!

Anonymous said...

All I'm saying. ...

Anonymous said...

Magna Carter...Jay Z still repping. Miley will definitely be nominated next grammy's. Linda, you just made my day. "Winks"

Anonymous said...

I don give a f**k as long as no lil wayne and wizkid they should die!

Anonymous said...

Linlin,jus listening to pink jus give me a reason and im so loving it. Its working for me rite na. It mus win.

Alicia says... said...


Anonymous said...

No youngmoney except drake,bad!!

Anonymous said...

CHEATING! Where's Jcole in all of this?!?!

Anonymous said...

Damn it no Akon and Nicki Minaj.... Grammy is a fake not interested

esan abiodun said...

I think u meant to say Good Kid Maad City -Kendrick, though the Heist comes a close second

Anonymous said...

For real jcole should have been nominated the guy is good

Anonymous said...


Beniwiz said...

Routing Brunomars and eminem

Calebsomto said...

Ma niggas ain't there damn

Anonymous said...

Where's Miley Cyrus? After all the noise????

Ty said...

wow!!!!!! nice but i thot FEMI KUTI was nominated

M O B M.O.B said...

Am so loving this...so far Miley is not there...am glad!!

Ifeyinwa Sam-Okafor said...

As dem nominate Tamar Braxton, person no go hear for her again o! lmao. Me like her though.

DAMILARE said...

With Ivy Blue father leading the nominess am just so cool with the lists..JayZ is all i hip hop for..Linda I started the bloggin with ya blog so no other blogs can make me feel like u make me feel..Dem go jes dey try ni oo...

Anonymous said...

Linda...where is Femi Kuti? I tot he was nominated

Olubunmi Bernice said...

Lool! I agree with u, and dats not becos I'm obsessed with Justin

Olubunmi Bernice said...

Beht why?

Olubunmi Bernice said...

Yeah. For best world music album, if he doesn't win we'll send boko haram to dem

Olubunmi Bernice said...

In a wreck somewhere

Olubunmi Bernice said...

I agree with u, not jst becos I have an unending crush for him. U said it, he's amazing

Hollywood Celebrity said...

Hmm, I like Beyonce and Taylor Swift. More beautiful and cool..

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