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2013 Grammy Awards


The 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 10, 2013, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The show will be broadcast on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

"The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! - Countdown To Music's Biggest Night" will be held on December 5, 2012 at Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, TN. Three-time GRAMMY-winning group Maroon 5 will perform at the concert with LL Cool J as host again. On October 29, 2012, the Recording Academy announced that Taylor Swift will co-host the concert and country singer/songwriter Luke Bryan added to the lineup. Also performing are Fun., Ne-Yo, Hunter Hayes, The Band Perry, Dierks Bentley and The Who.

Nominations

General

Record of the Year

  • "Lonely Boy" – The Black Keys
    The Black Keys & Danger Mouse producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer
  • "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" – Kelly Clarkson
    Greg Kurstin, producer; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Greg Kurstin & Jesse Shatkin, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer
  • "We Are Young" – Fun featuring Janelle Monae
    Jeff Bhasker, producer Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dawson & Stuart White, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer
  • "Somebody That I Used to Know" – Gotye featuring Kimbra
    Wally de Backer, producer; Wally de Backer & François Tétaz, engineers/mixers; William Bowden, mastering engineer
  • "Thinkin Bout You" – Frank Ocean
    Frank Ocean, producer; Jeff Ellis, Pat Thrall & Marcos Tovar, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer
  • "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" – Taylor Swift
    Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, producers; Serban Ghenea, engineer/mixer; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer

Album of the Year

  • El Camino – The Black Keys
    The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tchad Blake, Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer
  • Some Nights – Fun
    Janelle Monáe, featured artist; Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Jake One & TommyD, producers; Jeff Bhasker, Pete Bischoff, Jeff Chestek, Andrew Dawson, Emile Haynie, Manny Marroquin, Sonny Pinnar & Stuart White, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer
  • Babel – Mumford & Sons
    Markus Dravs, producer; Robin Baynton & Ruadhri Cushnan, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
  • Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
    André 3000, John Mayer & Earl Sweatshirt, featured artists; Om'Mas Keith, Malay, Frank Ocean & Pharell, producers; Calvin Bailif, Andrew Coleman, Jeff Ellis, Doug Fenske, Om'Mas Keith, Malay, Frank Ocean, Philip Scott, Mark "Spike" Stent, Pat Thrall, Marcos Tovar & Vic Wainstein, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer
  • Blunderbuss – Jack White
    Jack White, producer; Vance Powell & Jack White, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer

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 Monae)

Best New Artist

  • Alabama Shakes
  • Fun
  • Hunter Hayes
  • The Lumineers
  • Frank Ocean

Pop

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 and the Machine
  • "We Are Young" – Fun featuring Janelle Monae
  • "Somebody That I Used To Know" – Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • "Sexy And I Know It" – LMFAO
  • "Payphone" – Maroon 5 featuring Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Instrumental Album

  • 24/7 – Gerald Albright & Norman Brown
  • Impressions – Chris Botti
  • Four Hands & A Heart Volume One – Larry Carlton
  • Live At The Blue Note Tokyo – Dave Koz
  • Rumbadoodle – Arun Shenoy

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
  • Ceremonials – Florence and the Machine
  • Some Nights – Fun
  • Overexposed – Maroon 5
  • The Truth About Love – Pink

Dance/Electronica

Best Dance Recording

  • "Levels" - Avicii
    Tim Bergling & Ash Pournouri, producers; Tim Bergling, mixer
  • "Let's Go" - Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo
    Calvin Harris, producer; Calvin Harris, mixer
  • "Bangarang" - Skrillex
    Skrillex, producer; Skrillex, mixer
  • "Don't You Worry Child" - Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin
    Steve Angello, Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso, producers; Steve Angello, Axwell & Sebastian Ingrosso, mixers
  • "I Can't Live Without You" - Al Walser
    Al Walser, producer; Al Walser, mixer

Best Dance/Electronica Album

  • Wonderland – Steve Aoki
  • Don't Think – The Chemical Brothers
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  • Fire & Ice – Kaskade
  • Bangarang – Skrillex

Traditional Pop

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

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

Rock

Best Rock Performance

  • "Hold On" – Alabama Shakes
  • "Lonely Boy" – The Black Keys
  • "Charlie Brown" – Coldplay
  • "I Will Wait" – Mumford & Sons
  • "We Take Care of Our Own" – Bruce Springsteen

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