Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West Lead Grammy Nominations (Full List)

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    The nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which will air Sunday, February 10, on CBS, were announced today and artists like Jay-Z, Kanye West and Frank Ocean led the way.

    All three artists received six nominations, but while Jay and Kanye were relegated to rap categories – Jay-Z and West was nominated for the duo’s “Watch the Throne” album and West was also nominated for songs from his G.O.O.D. Music collaboration album, “Cruel Summer” – newcomer Frank Ocean will have a shot at the night’s big prizes including Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Artists Fun., and Mumford & Suns also got six nods, with Miguel and the Black Keys each receiving five.

    Atlanta artists 2 Chainz, featured on Kanye West’s “Mercy,” and Janelle Monae, featured on Fun.’s “We Are Young,” also revceived multiple nods for their guest-starring roles on the Grammy-nominated songs.

    The full list of nominees, provided by the MTV is below.

    Album of the Year
    » The Black Keys – El Camino
    » Fun. – Some Nights
    » Mumford & Sons – Babel
    » Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
    » Jack White – Blunderbuss

    Record of the Year
    » The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
    » Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger”
    » Fun. feat. Janelle Monae – “We Are Young”
    » Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
    » Frank Ocean – “Thinkin Bout You”
    » Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

    Best New Artist
    » The Alabama Shakes
    » Fun.
    » Hunter Hayes
    » The Lumineers
    » Frank Ocean

    Best Pop Vocal Album
    » Kelly Clarkson – Stronger
    » Florence and the Machine – Ceremonials
    » Fun. – Some Nights
    » Maroon 5 – Overexposed
    » Pink – The Truth About Love

    Song of the Year
    » Ed Sheeran – “The A Team”
    » Miguel – “Adorn”
    » Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
    » Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
    » Fun. – “We Are Young”

    Best Pop Solo Performance
    » Adele – “Set Fire to the Rain (Live)”
    » Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
    » Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
    » Katy Perry – “Wide Awake”
    » Rihanna – “Where Have You Been”

    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
    » Florence and the Machine – “Shake It Out”
    » Fun. – “We Are Young”
    » Gotye feat. Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used to Know”
    » LMFAO – “Sexy and I Know It”
    » Maroon 5 – “Payphone”

    Best Dance Recording
    » Avicii – “Levels”
    » Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo – “Let’s Go”
    » Skrillex feat. Sirah – “Bangarang”
    » Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin – “Don’t You Worry Child”
    » Al Walser – “I Can’t Live Without You”

    Best Dance/Electronic Album
    » Steve Aoki – Wonderland
    » The Chemical Brothers Don’t Think
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    » Kaskade Fire & Ice
    » Skrillex Bangarang

    Best Rock Performance
    » Alabama Shakes – “Hold On”
    » The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
    » Coldplay – “Charlie Brown”
    » Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
    » Bruce Springsteen – “We Take Care of Our Own”

    Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
    » Anthrax – “I’m Alive”
    » Halestorm – “Love Bites (So Do I)”
    » Iron Maiden – “Blood Brothers”
    » Lamb of God – “Ghost Walking”
    » Marilyn Manson – “No Reflection”
    » Megadeth – “Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)”

    Best Rock Song
    » Jack White – “Freedom at 21″
    » Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
    » The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
    » Muse – “Madness”
    » Bruce Springsteen – “We Take Care of Our Own”

    Best Rock Album
    » The Black Keys, El Camino
    » Muse, The 2nd Law
    » Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
    » Bruce Springsteen, Wrecking Ball
    » Jack White, Blunderbuss

    Best Alternative Music Album
    » Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
    » Bjork, Biophilia
    » Gotye, Making Mirrors
    » M83, Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming
    » Tom Waits, Bad As Me

    Best R&B Performance
    » Estelle – “Thank You”
    » Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Ledisi – “Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)
    » Luke James – “I Want You”
    » Miguel – “Adorn”
    » Usher – “Climax”

    Best Traditional R&B Performance
    » Anita Baker – “Lately”
    » Beyonce – “Love on Top”
    » Melanie Fiona – “Wrong Side of a Love Song”
    » Gregory Porter – “Real Good Hands”
    » SWV – “If Only You Knew”

    Best Urban Contemporary Album
    » Chris Brown, Fortune
    » Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream
    » Frank Ocean, Channel Orange

    Best R&B Album
    » Robert Glasper Experiment, Black Radio
    » Anthony Hamilton, Back To Love
    » R. Kelly, Write Me Back
    » Tamia, Beautiful Surprise
    » Tyrese, Open Invitation

    Best Rap Performance
    » Drake feat. Lil’ Wayne – “HYFR (Hell Ya F—ing Right)”
    » Jay-Z & Kanye West – “N—as In Paris”
    » Nas – “Daughters”
    » Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz – “Mercy”
    » Young Geezy feat. Jay-Z & Andre 3000 – “I Do”

    Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
    » Flo Rida feat. Sia – “Wild Ones”
    » Jay-Z & Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean & The-Dream – “No Church in the Wild”
    » John Legend feat. Ludacris – “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)”
    » Nas feat. Amy Whinehouse – “Cherry Wine”
    » Rihanna feat. Jay-Z – “Talk That Talk”

    Best Rap Song
    » Nas – “Daughters”
    » Wale feat. Miguel – “Lotus Flower Bomb”
    » Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz – “Mercy”
    » Drake feat. Lil’ Wayne – “The Motto”
    » Jay-Z & Kanye West – “N—as In Paris”
    » Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars – “Young, Wild & Free”

    Best Rap Album
    » Drake, Take Care
    » Lupe Fiasco, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1
    » The Roots, Undun
    » Nas, Life Is Good
    » Rick Ross, God Forgives, I Don’t
    » 2 Chainz, Based on a T.R.U. Story

    Best Country Song
    » Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away”
    » Ronnie Dunn -“Cost of Livin’ ”
    » Eli Young Band – “Even If It Breaks Your Heart”
    » Alan Jackson – “So You Don’t Have to Love Me Anymore”
    » Eric Church – “Springsteen”

    Best Country Solo Performance
    » Dierks Bentley – “Home”
    » Eric Church – “Springsteen”
    » Ronnie Dunn – “Cost of Livin’ “
    » Hunter Hayes – “Wanted”
    » Blake Shelton – “Over”
    » Carrie Underwood – “Blown Away”

    Best Americana Album
    » The Avett Brothers, The Carpenter
    » John Fullbright, From the Ground Up
    » The Lumineers, The Lumineers
    » Mumford & Sons, Babel
    » Bonnie Raitt, Slipstream

    Best Blues Album
    » Shemekia Copeland, 33 1/3
    » Dr. John, Locked Down
    » Ruthie Foster, Let It Burn
    » Heritage Blues Orchestra, And I Still Rise
    » Joan Osborne, Bring It on Home

     

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