Grammy Nominations 2013: Top Acts Lead the Pack in Six-Way Tie
Last year, Adele was unbeatable at the Grammys, leading the nominations and going six for six on awards night. With the "Rolling in the Deep" songstress mostly out of the picture this year (she did receive a performance nod), six acts are now vying for the top spot. Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Dan Auerbach, Frank Ocean, Kanye West and Fun. all scored six nominations a piece.
The happy news was delivered via a star-studded show in Nashville this year, dubbed “Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!” Taylor Swift and LL Cool J hosted the party, which included performances by Adam Levine, Ne-Yo and Hunter Hayes.
Here are the nominations for the 2013 Grammy Awards: Album of the Year The Black Keys - "El Camino" Fun. - "Some Nights" Mumford & Sons - "Babel" Frank Ocean - "Channel Orange" Jack White - "Blunderbuss"
Record of the Year The Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger" Fun. feat. Janelle Monae - "We Are Young" Gotye feat. Kimbra - "Somebody That I Used to Know" Frank Ocean - "Thinkin Bout You" Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"
Best New Artist The Alabama Shakes Fun. Hunter Hayes The Lumineers Frank Ocean
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"