2014 Grammy Nominations List

2014 Grammy Nominations List

And the nominees for this year's Grammy Award Show are....

 Some of music’s biggest stars are coming together for tonight's special “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!!”, which is going down live from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. 

The one-hour concert is being hosted by LL Cool J and will see performances from Macklemore, Katy Perry, Robin Thicke, Miguel, Lorde, and more. The show tonight serves as the first look at this year's Grammys and its nominees.

Along with the taping of the performances, the nominees were also revealed Friday night, and JAY Z led the pack this year with nine nominations, including “Album of the Year” for Magna Carta…Holy Grail. Following Hov's 9 nominations are Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, who continue their historic year by earning 7 nominations along with Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell. Drake and Daft Punk followed with five nominations, while New Zealand sensation Lorde received four nominations including “Song of the Year.”

Check out the nominees from the Rap and R&B field below, and make sure to tune into CBS on January 26th to see the winners of the 56th Annual Grammy Award Show!

Song of the Year

"Just Give Me A Reason," Pink f/ Nate Ruess
"Locked Out Of Heaven," Bruno Mars
"Roar," Katy Perry
"Royals," Lorde
"Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis f/ Mary Lambert

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

"Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
"Just Give Me A Reason," Pink f/ Nate Ruess
"Stay," Rihanna f/ Mikky Ekko
"Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke f/ T.I. & Pharrell Williams
"Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake & Jay-Z

Album of the Year:

Kendrick Lamar – good Kid, m.A.A.d. City
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Taylor Swift – Red

Best New Artist

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year:

Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Daft Punk Feat. Pharrell – “Get Lucky”
Lorde – “Royals”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out Of Heaven”
Robin Thicke Feat. T.I. and Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”

Best Rap Album:

Drake – Nothing Was the Same
JAY Z – Magna Carta…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
Kanye West – Yeezus
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

"Power Trip" J. Cole f/ Miguel
"Part II (On The Run)" Jay Z f/ Beyoncé
"Holy Grail" Jay Z f/ Justin Timberlake
"Now Or Never" Kendrick Lamar f/ Mary J. Blige
"Remember You" Wiz Khalifa f/ The Weeknd

Best Rap Performance

Started From The Bottom – Drake
Berzerk – Eminem
Tom Ford – Jay Z
Swimming Pools (Drank) – Kendrick Lamar
Thrift Shop – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz

Best Rap Song

"F***in' Problems" Tauheed Epps, Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim Mayers & Noah Shebib, songwriters (ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
"Holy Grail" Shawn Carter, Terius Nash, J. Harmon, Timothy Mosley, Justin Timberlake & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, songwriters) (Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake)
"New Slaves" Christopher Breaux, Ben Bronfman, Mike Dean, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydell Young, songwriters (Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser, songwriters) (Kanye West)
"Started From The Bottom" W. Coleman, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Bruno Sanfilippo, songwriter) (Drake)
"Thrift Shop" Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

Best R&B Album

R&B Divas – Faith Evans
Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys
Love In The Future – John Legend
Better – Chrisette Michele
Three Kings – TGT

Best Urban Contemporary Album

“Love And War” — Tamar Braxton
“Side Effects Of You” — Fantasia
“One: In The Chamber” — Salaam Remi
“Unapologetic” — Rihanna
“New York: A Love Story” — Mack Wilds

Best R&B Song (A Songwriters Award)

“Best Of Me” — Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
“Love And War” — Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., LaShawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton)
“Only One” — PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder)
“Pusher Love Girl” — James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)
“Without Me” — Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot)

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