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Familiar Faces, Sharp Newcomers Contend for Coveted Grammy Awards

Frank Ocean is up for three major awards at the Grammys.

Frank Ocean is up for three major awards at the Grammys.

Frank Ocean and Carly Rae Jepsen are among the emerging new artsts that could win Grammy gold at the 55th Grammy Awards tonight in Los Angeles. The show will be broadcast on CBS, but you can catch lots more action by watching the network’s live steam Internet broadcast.

Gramaphones will be handed out in 81 categories and you can see those that don’t make the regular broadcast on live stream.

Check out the nominees for major awards below, and go to the Grammys site for a full list of award nominees.

The awards are considered the most prestigious in the industry and are voted on by members of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

The four top categories are “Album of the Year,” “Record of the Year,” “Song of the Year” and “Best New Artist.” Those are the only categories open to all genres of music.

Record of the Year honors is a contest between sentimental favorite Kelly Clarkson for her song “Strong,” and Frank Ocean’s “Thinkin Bout You.” Taylor Swift is also a threat to win for her song “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together.”

Ocean is also in the running for coveted Album of the year. But a strong darkhorse contender is newcomer Fun. for their album Some Nights. It’s a tough category to call because of excellent contributions by The Black Keys for El Camino, Mumford & Sons’ Babel and Jack White’s powerful Blunderbuss.

Song of the Year is a horserace between “Call Me Maybe” by Jepsen and Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You).” But “We Are Young” by Fun., featuring Janelle Monáe is a darkhorse contender.

In the best new artist category, it’s also a toss-up among Alabama Shakes, Fun., Hunter Hayes, The Lumineers and Frank Ocean. Our bet is on Ocean, again, but Fun. is a wildcard and Alabama Shakes could pull and upset.

Check out the major categories below and click here to go to the live stream broadcast.

Grammy Nominees Major Categories
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
Adorn – Miguel Pimentel
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)’ – Kelly Clarkson
We Are Young – Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe

Best New Artist
Alabama Shakes
Fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
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 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 Hard Rock/Metal Performance
I’m Alive – Anthrax
Love Bites (So Do I) – Halestorm
Blood Brothers – Iron Maiden
Ghost Walking – Lamb Of God
No Reflection – Marilyn Manson
Whose Life (Is It Anyways?) – Megadeth

Best Rock Song
Freedom at 21 – Jack White
I Will Wait – Mumford & Sons
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Madness’ – Muse
We Take Care of Our Own – 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 Dance Recording
Levels’ – Avicii
Let’s Go’ – Calvin Harris Featuring Ne-yo

‘Bangarang – Skrillex Featuring Sirah
Don’t You Worry Child – Swedish House Mafia Featuring John Martin
I Can’t Live Without You – Al Walser

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Wonderland – Steve Aoki
Don’t Think – The Chemical Brothers
Album Title Goes Here – Deadmau5
Fire & Ice – Kaskade
Bangarang – Skrillex

Best Alternative Music Album
The Idler Wheel… – Fiona Apple
Biophilia – Björk
Making Mirrors – Gotye
Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming. – M83
Bad As Me – Tom Waits

Best R&B Song
Adorn – Miguel Pimentel
Beautiful Surprise’ – Tamia
Heart Attack – Trey Songz
Pray For Me – Anthony Hamilton
Refill – Elle Varner

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 Song
Daughters – Nas
Lotus Flower Bomb – Wale
Mercy – Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
The Motto – Drake Featuring Lil’ Wayne
… In Paris – Jay-Z & Kanye West
Young, Wild & Free – Snoop Dogg, Wiz Khalifa fea. Bruno Mars

Best Rap Album
Take Care’ – Drake
Food & Liquor II – Lupe Fiasco
Life Is Good’ – Nas
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 fea. Alison Krauss

Best Country Song
Blown Away – Carrie Underwood
Cost Of Livin – Ronnie Dunn
Even If It Breaks Your Heart’ – Eli Young Band
So You Don’t Have To Love Me Anymore – Alan Jackson
Springsteen -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




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