Grammy Nominations 2013 – Did Your Favorite Artist Get Nominated?

Earlier tonight, the nominations for the 2013 Grammy Awards were announced, and for the first time in a couple years, I’m pretty thrilled at the artists that received nominations. Fun.,Β The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Mumford & Sons, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West took top honors with six nominations a piece!

Find out if your favorite artist was nominated below!


Record Of The Year

– “Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys
– “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
– “We Are Young” – Fun. featuring Janelle MonΓ‘e
– “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)” – JΓΆrgen 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 MonΓ‘e)

Best New Artist

– Alabama Shakes
– Fun.
– Hunter Hayes
– The Luminous
– Frank Ocean


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 MonΓ‘e
– “Somebody That I Used To Know” – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
– “Sexy And I Know It” – LMFAO
– “Payphone” – Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop Vocal Album

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


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

Best Rock Song

– “Freedom At 21” – Jack White, songwriter (Jack White)
– “I Will Wait” – Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall & Marcus Mumford, songwriters (Mumford & Sons)
– “Lonely Boy” – Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters (the Black Keys)
– “Madness” – Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)
– “We Take Care Of Our Own” – Bruce Springsteen, songwriter (Bruce Springsteen)

Best Rock Album

El Camino – The Black Keys
Mylo Xyloto – Coldplay
The 2nd Law – Muse
Wrecking Ball – Bruce Springsteen
Blunderbuss – Jack White


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 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 β€œjque” Smith, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
– “Refill” – Darhyl β€œdj” Camper, Elle Varner & Andrew β€œpop” 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


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 & AndrΓ© 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 – As
Undun – The Roots
God Forgives, I Don’t – Rick Ross
Based On A T.r.u. Story – 2 Chainz


Best Country Solo Performance

– “Home” – Dierks Bentley
– “Springsteen” – Eric Church
– “Cost Of Livin’” – Ronnie Dunn
– “Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
– “Over” – Blake Shelton
– “Blown Away” – Carrie Underwood

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

– “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Eli Young Band
– “Pontoon” – Little Big Town
– “Safe & Sound” – Taylor Swift & The Civil Wars
– “On The Outskirts Of Town” – The Time Jumpers
– “I Just Come Here For The Music” – Don Williams Featuring Alison Krauss

Best Country Song

– “Blown Away” – Josh Kear & Chris Tompkins, songwriters (Carrie Underwood)
– “Cost Of Livin’” – Phillip Coleman & Ronnie Dunn, songwriters (Ronnie Dunn)
– “Even If It Breaks Your Heart” – Will Hoge & Eric Paslay, songwriters (Eli Young Band)
– “So You Don’t Have To Love Me Anymore” – Jay Knowles & Adam Wright, songwriters (Alan Jackson)
– “Springsteen” – Eric Church, Jeff Hyde & Ryan Tyndell, songwriters (Eric Church)

Best Country Album

Uncaged – Zac Brown Band
Hunter Hayes – Hunter Hayes
Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran – Jamey Johnson
Four The Record – Miranda Lambert
The Time Jumpers – The Time Jumpers

The Grammys are set to air on Sunday, February 10, 2013 on CBS at 8 p.m. For a complete list of nominations, check out


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Kirsten Coachman

Kirsten Coachman is a Writer, Editor, and Arts & Entertainment Journalist from the SF Bay Area. When not listening to music or cheering on the San Jose Sharks, she's probably at the movies. Follow her on Twitter: @KirsCoachman

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