The 56th Annual Grammy Awards

2014 Grammys Nominees - Did Your Favorites Make the Cut?

Tiffany Lee
Yahoo Music

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In a star-studded concert, the Grammy nominations were announced on Friday night with plenty of surprises! Check out the nominees for our favorite categories below and get ready for the ceremony on January 26th!

Record of the Year

• "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

• "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

• "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" - Pink, Jeff Bhasker and Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink featuring Nate Ruess)

• "Locked Out of Heaven" — Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

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

• "Royals" — Ella Yelich O'Connor, Joel Little, songwriters (Lorde)

• "Same Love" — Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Mary Lambert and Curtis Mayfield, songwriters (Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert)


Best New Artist

• Kendrick Lamar

• Ed Sheeran

• James Blake

• Kacey Musgraves

• Macklemore (Ben Haggerty) and Ryan Lewis


Best Pop Solo Performance:

• "Brave" — Sara Bareilles

• "Royals" — Lorde

• "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

• "Just Give Me a Reason" — Pink featuring Nate Ruess

• "Stay" — Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko

• "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell Williams

• "Suit & Tie" — Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z


Best Dance/Electronica Album

• Random Access Memories — Daft Punk

• Settle — Disclosure

• 18 Months — Calvin Harris

• Atmosphere — Kaskade

• A Color Map Of The Sun — Pretty Lights


Best Rock Performance

• "Always Alright" — Alabama Shakes

• "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" — David Bowie

• "Radioactive" — Imagine Dragons

• "Kashmir" (Live) — Led Zeppelin

• "My God Is The Sun" — Queens Of The Stone Age

• "I'm Shakin'" — Jack White


Best Rock Album

• 13 — Black Sabbath

• The Next Day — David Bowie

• Mechanical Bull — Kings Of Leon

• Celebration Day — Led Zeppelin

• …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 — Neko Case

• Trouble Will Find Me — The National

• Hesitation Marks — Nine Inch Nails

• Lonerism — Tame Impala

• Modern Vampires Of The City — Vampire Weekend


Best 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


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 Album

• R&B Divas — Faith Evans

• Girl On Fire — Alicia Keys

• Love In The Future — John Legend

• Better — Chrisette Michele

• Three Kings — TGT


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/Sung Collaboration

• "Power Trip" — J.Cole Featuring Miguel

• "Part II” (On The Run) — Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé

• "Holy Grail" — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake

• "Now Or Never" — Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige

• "Remember You" — Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd


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

• Yeezus — Kanye West


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

• "Mine Would Be You" — Blake Shelton


Best Country Album

• "Night Train" — Jason Aldean

• "Two Lanes of Freedom" — Tim McGraw

• "Same Trailer Different Park" — Kacey Musgraves

• "Based on a True Story" — Blake Shelton

• "Red" — Taylor Swift


Best Music Video

• "Safe and Sound" — Capital Cities

• "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film" — Jay Z

• "Can't Hold Us" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Ray Dalton

• "Suit & Tie" — Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z

• "I'm Shakin'" — Jack White


Check out the massive full list of nominees on Grammys.com!

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