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56th Annual Grammy Nominee List for 2014

It's officially Grammy time! The 56th Annual Grammy Awards nominee list for 2014 has been released. The nominee festivities were celebrated during the Grammy Nominations Concert. Host LL Cool J kicked off the event on December 6, 2013 with live performances by the most popular performers today! Katy Perry, Robin Thicke, Taylor Swift, Lorde, and several others rocked the stage in preparation for the BIG awards show set to air on January 26, 2014!

Among this year's potential recipients for one of the music industry's greatest designations are the following nominees:

Song of the Year:
Just Give Me A Reason - Pink
Locked out of Heaven - Bruno Mars
Roar - Katy Perry
Royals - Lorde
Same Love - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Pop Performance of the Year:
Get Lucky - Daft Punk & Pharrell
Just Give Me A Reason - Pink
Stay - Rihanna
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
Suit & Tie - Justin Timberlake and Jay Z

Album of the Year:
The Blessed Unrest - Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
Good Kid, Mad City - Kendrick Lamar
The Heist - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Red - Taylor Swift

Country Album of the Year:
Night Train - Jason Aldean
Two Lanes of Freedom - Tim McGraw
Same Trailer, Different Park - Kacey Musgraves
Based on a True Story - Blake Shelton
Red - Taylor Swift

Best Pop Solo Performance:
Brave - Sara Bareilles
Royals - Lorde
When I Was Your Man - Bruno Mars
Roar - Katy Perry
Mirrors - Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Instrumental Album:
Steppin' Out - Herb Alpert
The Beat - Boney James
Handpicked - Earl Klugh
Summer Horns - Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair and Richard Elliot
Hacienda - Jeff Lorber Fusion

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Paradise - Lana Del Rey
Pure Heroine - Lorde
Unorthodox Jukebox - Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
The 20/20 Experience The Complete Experience - Justin Timberlake

Best Dance Recording:
Need U (100%) - Duke Dumont featuring A*M*E & MNEK
Sweet Nothing - Calvin Harris Featuring Florence Welch
Atmosphere - Kaskade
This is What it Feels Like - Armin van Buuren Featuring Trevor Guthrie
Clarity - Zedd Featuring Foxes

Best Dance/Electronica Album:
Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
Settle - Disclosure
18 Months - Calvin Harris
Atmosphere - Kascade
A Color Map of the Sun - Pretty Lights

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Viva Duets - Tony Bennett and Various Artists
To Be Loved - Michael Buble
The Standards - Gloria Estefan
Cee Lo's Magic Moment - Cee Lo Green
Now - Dione Warwick

Best Rock Performance:
Always Alright - Alabama Shakes
The Stars (Are Out Tonight)- David Bowie
Radioactive - Imagine Dragons
Kashmir - Led Zeppelin
My God is the Sun - Queens of the Stone Age
I'm Shakin' - Jack White

Best Metal Performance:
TNT - Anthrax
God is Dead? - Black Sabbath
The Enemy Inside - Dream Theater
In Due Time - Killswitch Engage
Room 24 - Volbeat Featuring King Diamond

Best Rock Song:
Ain't Messin 'Round - Gary Clark Jr.
Cut Me Some Slack - Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic
Doom and Gloom - Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
God Is Dead? - Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi, & Ozzi Osbourne
Panic Station - Matthew Bellamy

Best Rock Album:
13 - Black Sabbath
The Next Day - David Bowie
Mechanical Bull - Kings of Leon
Celebration Day - Led Zeppelin
...Like Clockwork - Queens of the Stone Age
Pyschedelic Pill - Neil Young with Crazy Horse

Best Alternative Music Album:
The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You - Neko Case
Trouble Will Find Me - The National
Hesitation Marks - Nine Inch Nails
Lonerism - Tame Impala
Modern Vampires of the City - Vampire Weekend

...and many many more.

See the full list here and tune in on January 26, 2014 for one of the best awards shows on earth!!!

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