But for some it may have caused confusion. No, this is not the Grammy Awards,
just the announcement of nominees. It aired on CBS
tonight (Dec. 5).
Of course, not all the nominations could be squeezed into an hour show, but plenty of performances filled the night. Hosting was Taylor Swift and LL Cool J. The Grammy Awards will be awarded on February 10, 2013 in Los Angeles.
It was an night when the nominations were spread out. The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West top the nominations with six each; the Black Keys, Chick Corea and Miguel each garner five nods. "The Grammy Awards
process once again has produced a diverse and impressive list of nominations across multiple genres," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.
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:
— The Black Keys
— Mumford & Sons
— Frank Ocean
— 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:
"This year's nominees truly represent an exceptional and vibrant creative community that exemplifies some of the highest levels of artistry and excellence
in their respective fields. Combined with the fifth year of our primetime nominations special, we're off to an exciting start on the road to Music's Biggest Night, the 55th Annual Grammy Awards, on Feb. 10."
For a complete list, head here.