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    Grammy Award Nominees & Winners

    • Taylor Swift arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Katy Perry arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Kacey Musgraves, winner of the best country song award for "Merry Go 'Round", walks on stage at the pre-telecast of the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Carey Hart, left, and Pink arrive at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Madonna arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Ariana Grande arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Christine Teigen, left, and John Legend arrive at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Miranda Lambert, left, and Blake Shelton arrive at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Miguel arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Paris Hilton arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    • Daft Punk arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles.
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    Record Of The Year
    "Get Lucky" - Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers - WINNER
    "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons
    "Royals" - Lorde
    "Locked out of Heaven" - Bruno Mars
    "Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell


    Album Of The Year

    "The Blessed Unrest" - Sara Bareilles
    "Random Access Memories" - Daft Punk - WINNER
    "Good Kid M.A.A.D. City" - Kendrick Lamar
    "The Heist" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
    "Red" - Taylor Swift


    Song Of The Year
    "Just Give Me a Reason"
    Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)

    "Locked Out Of Heaven"
    Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

    "Roar"
    Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)

    "Royals"
    Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde) - WINNER


    "Same Love"
    Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert)


    Best New Artist
    James Blake
    Kendrick Lamar
    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - WINNER
    Kacey Musgraves
    Ed Sheeran


    Best Pop Instrumental Album
    "Steppin' Out" - Herb Alpert - WINNER
    "The Beat" - Boney James
    "Handpicked" - Earl Klugh
    "Summer Horns" - Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot

    Best Pop Solo Performance
    "Brave" - Sara Bareilles
    "Royals" - Lorde - WINNER
    "When I Was Your Man" - Bruno Mars
    "Roar" - Katy Perry
    "Mirrors" - Justin Timberlake


    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
    "Get Lucky" - Daft Punk Featuring Pharrell Williams & Nile Rodgers -WINNER
    "Just Give Me A Reason" - Pink Featuring Nate Ruess
    "Stay" - Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
    "Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell
    "Suit & Tie" - Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

     

    Best Pop Vocal Album
    "Paradise" - Lana Del Rey
    "Pure Heroine" - Lorde
    "Unorthodox Jukebox" - Bruno Mars - WINNER
    "Blurred Lines" -  Robin Thicke
    "The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience" - Justin Timberlake

     

    Best Dance Recording
    "Need U (100%)" -Duke Dumont Featuring A*M*E & MNEK
    Adam Dyment & Tommy Forrest, producers; Adam Dyment & Tommy Forrest, mixers

    "Sweet Nothing" - Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch
    Calvin Harris, producer; Calvin Harris, mixer

    "Atmosphere" - Kaskade
    Finn Bjarnson & Ryan Raddon, producers; Ryan Raddon, mixer

    "This Is What It Feels Like" - Armin Van Buuren Featuring Trevor Guthrie
    Armin Van Buuren & Benno De Goeij, producers; Armin Van Buuren & Benno De Goeij, mixers

    "Clarity" -  Zedd Featuring Foxes - WINNER
    Zedd, producer; Zedd, mixer


    Best Dance/Electronica Album
    "Random Access Memories" - Daft Punk - WINNER
    "Settle" - Disclosure
    "18 Months" - Calvin Harris
    "Atmosphere" - Kaskade
    "A Color Map Of The Sun" - Pretty Lights


    Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
    "Diva Duets" - Tony Bennett & Various Artists
    "To Be Loved" - Michael Bublé - WINNER
    "The Standards" - Gloria Estefan
    "Cee Lo's Magic Moment" - Cee Lo Green
    "Now" - Dionne Warwick


    Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance
    "T.N.T." - Anthrax
    Track from: Anthems

    "God Is Dead?" - Black Sabbath - WINNER
    Track from: 13

    "The Enemy Inside" - Dream Theater
    Track from: Dream Theater

    "In Due Time" - Killswitch Engage
    Track from: Disarm The Descent

    "Room 24" -Volbeat Featuring King Diamond
    Track from: Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies


    Best Rock Song
    "Ain't Messin 'Round" -Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)
    "Cut Me Some Slack" - Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear) - WINNER
    "Doom And Gloom" - Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)
    "God Is Dead?" - Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi & Ozzy Osbourne, songwriters (Black Sabbath)
    "Panic Station" - Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)


    Best Rock Album
    "13" - Black Sabbath
    "The Next Day" - David Bowie
    "Mechanical Bull" - Kings Of Leon
    "Celebration Day" - Led Zeppelin - WINNER
    "...Like Clockwork" - Queens Of The Stone Age
    "Psychedelic Pill" - Neil Young With Crazy Horse


    Best Alternative Music Album
    "The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You" - Neko Case

    "Trouble Will Find Me" - The National

    "Hesitation Marks" -Nine Inch Nails

    "Lonerism" - Tame Impala

    "Modern Vampires Of The City" - Vampire Weekend - WINNER

     

    Best Traditional R&B Performance
    "Love And War" - Tamar Braxton

    "Best Of Me" - Anthony Hamilton

    "Nakamarra" - Hiatus Kaiyote Featuring Q-Tip

    "How Many Drinks?" - Miguel Featuring Kendrick Lamar

    "Something" - Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway - WINNER


    Best R&B Song
    "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) - WINNER
    "Without Me" - Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliott)
     

    Best Urban Contemporary Album
    "Love And War" - Tamar Braxton
    "Side Effects of You" - Fantasia
    "One: In The Chamber" - Salaam Remi
    "Unapologetic" - Rihanna - WINNER
    "New York: A Love Story" - Mack Wilds


    Best R&B Album
    "R&B Divas" - Faith Evans
    "Girl On Fire" - Alicia Keys - WINNER
    "Love In The Future" - John Legend
    "Better" - Chrisette Michele
    "Three Kings" - TGT
     

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


    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, Noah Goldstein, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Sham Joseph, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Travis Scott, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydel 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) - WINNER


    Best Rap Album
    "Nothing Was The Same" - Drake
    "Magna Carta...Holy Grail" - Jay Z
    "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" - Kendrick Lamar
    "The Heist" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - WINNER
    "Yeezus" - Kanye West
     

    Best Country Song
    "Begin Again" -Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
    "I Drive Your Truck" - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Jimmy Yeary, songwriters (Lee Brice)
    "Mama's Broken Heart" - Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
    "Merry Go 'Round" -Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves) - WINNER
    "Mine Would Be You" - Jessi Alexander, Connie Harrington & Deric Ruttan, songwriters (Blake Shelton)
     

    Best Country Album
    "Night Train" - Jason Aldean
    "Two Lanes Of Freedom" - Tim McGraw
    "Same Trailer Different Park" - Kacey Musgraves - WINNER
    "Based On A True Story" - Blake Shelton
    "Red" - Taylor Swift

    Best Country Solo Performance
    "I Drive Your Truck" - Lee Brice
    "I Want Crazy" - Hunter Hayes
    "Mama's Broken Heart" - Miranda Lambert
    "Wagon Wheel" - Darius Rucker - WINNER
    "Mine Would Be You" - Blake Shelton
     

    Best Music Video
    "Safe And Sound" - Capital Cities
    Grady Hall, video director; Buddy Enright, Javier Jimenez, Danny Lockwood & Daniel Weisman, video producers

    "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film" - Jay Z
    Mark Romanek, video director; Shawn Carter & Aristides McGarry, video producers

    "Can't Hold Us" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton
    Jon Jon Augustavo, Jason Koenig & Ryan Lewis, video directors; Tricia Davis, Honna Kimmerer & Jenny Koenig, video producers

    "Suit & Tie" - Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z
    David Fincher, video director; Timory King, video producer
    - WINNER


    "I'm Shakin'" - Jack White
    Dori Oskowitz, video director; Saul Levitz & Candice OvaKnine, video producer

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