2014 Grammy Award Nominations

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Below are a majority of the 2014 Grammy award nominations, but primarily are all the urban categories as well. To start off with, WHY THE HELL is J. Cole’s Born Sinner not nominated for rap albums of the year? and two, Wale’s ‘Bad’ was not nominated for best rap/sung collaboration? SMH. The Grammy’s air on January 26, 2014.

Song of The Year

“Just Give Me A Reason” Pink feat. Nate Ruess
“Locked Out Of Heaven” Bruno Mars
“Roar” Katy Perry
“Royals” Lorde
“Same Love,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert

Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, m.A.A.d City
Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Taylor Swift – Red

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Get Lucky – Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
Just Give Me a Reason – Pink feat. Nate Ruess
Stay – Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I.
Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z

Best New Artist

Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Ed Sheeran
James Blake
Kacey Musgraves

Record of The Year

Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Lorde – Royals
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive

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 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, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydell Young, songwriters (Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser, songwriters) (Kanye West)

Started From The Bottom – W. Coleman, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Bruno Sanfilippo, songwriter) (Drake)

Thift Shop – Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

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 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 Traditional R&B Performance

Please Come Home – Gary Clark Jr.
Get It Right – Fantasia
Quiet Fire – Maysa
Hey Laura – Gregory Porter
Yesterday – Ryan Shaw

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)

Without Me – Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot)

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 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
Just Give Me A Reason – Pink Featuring Nate Ruess
Stay – Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

Best Pop Vocal Album

Paradise – Lana Del Rey
Unorthodox Jukebox – Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke
The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience – Justin Timberlake

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