Check Out The 2013 Grammy Nominations List

What were some of your favorite albums to drop this year? Well the Grammy committee has come together once again to collectively decide the nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards. A lot of fresh faces on the list including Frank Ocean, Wale, 2 Chainz, Miguel and Elle Varner. Even Nas racked up a few nominations. Nicki Minaj on the other hand wasn’t nominated for a thing. I wouldn’t be surprised if a rant was to follow. Any how, check out the entire (urban) list below!

Song Of The Year

   The A Team – Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)
    Adorn – Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
    Call Me Maybe – Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)
    Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)
    We Are Young – Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe)

Best New Artist

    Alabama Shakes
    Hunter Hayes
    The Lumineers
    Frank Ocean

Pop Field
Best Pop Solo Performance

    Set Fire To The Rain [live] – Adele
    Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You) – Kelly Clarkson
    Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
    Wide Awake – Katy Perry
    Where Have You Been – Rihanna

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

    Shake It Out – Florence & the Machine
    We Are Young – Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
    Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
    Sexy And I Know It – Lmfao
    Payphone – Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

Dance / Electronica field
Best Dance Recording

    Levels – Avicii
    Let’s Go – Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-yo
    Bangarang – Skrillex Featuring Sirah
    Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin
    I Can’t Live Without You – Al Walser

Best Dance/Electronica Album

    Wonderland – Steve Aoki
    Don’t Think – The Chemical Brothers
    >Album Title Goes Here< – Deadmau5
    Fire & Ice – Kaskade
    Bangarang – Skrillex

Traditional Pop Field
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

    Christmas – Michael Bublé
    A Holiday Carole – Carole King
    Kisses On The Bottom – Paul Mccartney

R&B Field
Best R&B Performance

    Thank You – Estelle
    Gonna Be Alright (f.t.b.) – Robert Glasper Experiment featuring Ledisi
    I Want You – Luke James
    Adorn – Miguel
    Climax – Usher

Best Traditional R&B Performance

    Lately – Anita Baker
    Love On Top – Beyoncé
    Wrong Side Of A Love Song – Melanie Fiona
    Real Good Hands – Gregory Porter
    If Only You Knew – Swv

Best R&B Song

    Adorn – Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
    Beautiful Surprise – Tamia Hill, Claude Kelly & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Tamia)
    Heart Attack – Benjamin Levin, Rico Love & Tremaine Neverson, songwriters (Trey Songz)
    Pray For Me – Antonio Dixon, Kenny Edmonds, Anthony Hamilton & Patrick “jque” Smith, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
    Refill – Darhyl “dj” Camper, Elle Varner & Andrew “pop” Wansel, songwriters (Elle Varner)

Best Urban Contemporary Album

    Fortune – Chris Brown
    Kaleidoscope Dream – Miguel
    Channel Orange – Frank Ocean

Best R&B Album

    Black Radio – Robert Glasper Experiment
    Back To Love – Anthony Hamilton
    Write Me Back – R. Kelly
    Beautiful Surprise – Tamia
    Open Invitation – Tyrese

Rap Field
Best Rap Performance

    Hyfr (Hell Ya … Right) – Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne
    … In Paris – Jay-z & Kanye West
    Daughters – Nas
    Mercy – Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
    I Do – Young Jeezy featuring Jay-z & André 3000

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

    Wild Ones – Flo Rida Featuring Sia
    No Church In The Wild – Jay-z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-dream
    Tonight (Best You Ever Had) – John Legend Featuring Ludacris
    Cherry Wine – Nas Featuring Amy Winehouse
    Talk That Talk – Rihanna Featuring Jay-Z

Best Rap Song

    Daughters – Nasir Jones & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Patrick Adams, Gary Decarlo, Dale Frashuer & Paul Leka, songwriters) (Nas) Track From: Life Is Good
    Lotus Flower Bomb – Olubowale Akintimehin, S. Joseph Dew, Jerrin Howard, Walker Johnson & Miguel Jontel Pimentel, songwriters (Wale Featuring Miguel)
    Mercy – Sean Anderson, Tauheed Epps, Stephan Taft, James Thomas, Terrence Thornton & Kanye West, songwriters (Denzie Beagle, Winston Riley & Reggie Williams, songwriters) (Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz)
    The Motto – Dwayne Carter, Aubrey Graham & Tyler Williams, songwriters (Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne)
    … In Paris – Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, Songwriters (W.A. Donaldson, songwriter) (Jay-Z & Kanye West)
    Young, Wild & Free – Calvin Broadus, Chris Brody Brown, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, Peter Hernandez & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (t. Bluechel, M. Borrow, T. Griffin, K. Jackson, N. Lee & M. Newman, songwriters) (Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno Mars)

Best Rap Album

    Take Care – Drake
    Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 – Lupe Fiasco
    Life Is Good – Nas
    Undun – The Roots
    God Forgives, I Don’t – Rick Ross
    Based On A T.r.u. Story – 2 Chainz

Reggae Field
Best Reggae Album

    Rebirth – Jimmy Cliff
    Miracle – The Original Wailers
    Tomahawk Technique – Sean Paul
    New Legend – Jamaica 50th Edition – Sly & Robbie & The Jam Masters
    Reggae Got Soul: Unplugged On Strawberry Hill – Toots And The Maytals

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