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fun., Dan Auerbach, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Kanye West Lead Grammy Nominees

fun., Dan Auerbach, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, and Kanye West Lead Grammy Nominees

While co-host Taylor Swift only walked away with two nominations, it was a big night for hip-hop artists both new and well established.  Frank Ocean, Kanye West, and Jay-Z all scored six nominations.  The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Mumford & Sons, and fun. also collected six Grammy nominations.

In the big four categories of non-genre specific music, fun. scored nominations in each one.  They're up for Best New Artist, Album of the Year for Some Nights, and Song of the Year and Record of the Year for We Are Young.

Hip-hop artist Frank Ocean is up for three of the big four Awards.  Record of the Year for Thinkin About You, Album of the Year for Channel Orange, and Best New Artist.

The Black Keys are nominated for Record of the Year for Lonely Boy and Album of the Year for El Camino.

Following are the nominations in the General Field categories.  For a complete list, click here:

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, 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:
Alabama Shakes

Fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

 

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