The nominees for the 2013 Grammy Awards were announced on Wednesday, and for the fifth year, nominations for the annual Grammy Awards were announced on primetime television as part of “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night.”
The one-hour CBS entertainment special broadcast live for the first time ever from Bridgestone Arena in Nashville with hosts Taylor Swift and LLCoolJ.
Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West head into the 2013 Grammys with six nominations each; he Black Keys, Chick Corea and Miguel earn five nominations each.
The nominees for the top awards:
Record Of The Year:
“Lonely Boy” — The Black Keys
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” — Kelly Clarkson
“We Are Young” — Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
“Somebody That I Used To Know” — Gotye featuring Kimbra
“Thinkin Bout You” — Frank Ocean
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” — Taylor Swift
Album Of The Year:
El Camino — The Black Keys
Some Nights — Fun.
Babel — Mumford & Sons
Channel Orange — Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss — Jack White
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:
The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on “Grammy Sunday,” Feb. 10, 2013, at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and can be watched on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).