Grammy Nominations 2013: Your Guide to the Night

Here are the categories we're looking forward to:

Album of the Year

The Black Keys “El Camino”

Fun. “Some Nights”

Mumford & Sons “Babel”

Frank Ocean “Channel Orange”

Record of the Year

The Black Keys “Lonely Boy”

Kelly Clarkson “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”

Fun. featuring Janelle Monae “We Are Young”

Gotye featuring Kimbra “Somebody That I Used to Know”

Frank Ocean “Thinkin Bout You”

Taylor Swift “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Song of the Year

Ed Sheeran “The A Team”

Miguel “Adorn”

Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe”

Kelly Clarkson “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”

fun. “We Are Young”

Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes

Fun.

Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

Best Rap Album

Drake “Take Care”

Lupe Fiasco “Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1”

Nas “Life Is Good”

The Roots “Undun”

Rick Ross “God Forgives, I Don’t”

2 Chainz “Based on a T.R.U. Story”

Best Country Album

Zac Brown Band “Uncaged”

Hunter Hayes “Hunter Hayes”

Jamey Johnson “Living For a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran”

Miranda Lambert “Four the Record”

The Time Jumpers “The Time Jumpers”

Best Rock Album

The Black Keys “El Camino”

Coldplay “Mylo Xyloto”

Muse “The 2nd Law”

Bruce Springsteen “Wrecking Ball”

Jack White “Blunderbuss”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kelly Clarkson “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”

Florence & the Machine “Ceremonials”

fun. “Some Nights”

Maroon 5 “Overexposed”

Pink “The Truth About Love”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele “Set Fire to the Rain” (Live)

Kelly Clarkson “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”

Carly Rae Jepsen “Call Me Maybe”

Katy Perry “Wide Awake”

Rihanna “Where Have You Been”

Best Dance Recording

Avicii “Levels”

Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo “Let’s Go”

Skrillex featuring Sirah “Bangarang”

Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin “Don’t You Worry Child”

Al Walser “I Can’t Live Without You”

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Michael McCutcheon

Michael was formerly special projects editor at Mic. Prior to that, he worked at the Open Society Foundations on electoral reform. A native Seattleite, he's still mad about the SuperSonics.

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