2013 Grammy Nominations Are In!

By now, you’ve probably heard the 55th Grammy Award nominations! Just in case you didn’t, here is the list of the four main categories:
Album of the Year:
Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
El Camino – The Black Keys
Babel – Mumford & Sons
Blunderbuss – Jack White

Some Nights – fun.

Possible Winner: Channel Orange – Frank Ocean: He’s the music icon of 2012 and this is possibly the best album in 2012 that can easily be turned into a classic.

Record of the Year:

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
“Thinkin Bout You” – Frank Ocean
“Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys
“We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) – fun.
“Somebody That I Used to Know (feat. Kimbra)” – Gotye
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift

Possible Winner: “Thinkin Bout You” – Frank Ocean: Its passionate message, crooning vocals, dreamy rhythm, and poignance make “Thinkin Bout You” not only the most talked-about “record” of the year, but the most aesthetic and beautiful song heard in years.

Song of the Year:

“The A Team” – Ed Sheeran
“Adorn” – Miguel
“Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jespen
“We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) – fun.
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson

Possible Winner: “The A Team” – Ed Sheeran: The first track off of Sheeran’s debut, +, is an enchanting, hopeful song, brought on by Sheeran’s hypnotic voice. Despite its competition with the other more mainstream nominations, it’s sure to still shine.

Best New Artist:
The Lumineers
Alabama Shakes
fun.
Hunter Hayes
Frank Ocean

Possible Winner: Frank Ocean: C’mon, it’s pretty obvious.

Check out the rest of the nominations here.
The 55th Grammy Awards will be held on February 10th on CBS.



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