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., 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 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

– 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 Monáe
– “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 “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


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 – 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 an entertainment writer and editor 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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