55th Annual Grammy Awards: Complete List of Nominees

Rucuss staffDecember 6, 2012

Kanye West, Jay-Z, fun., the Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, Frank Ocean and Mumford & Sons lead the field with six nominations apiece for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards.

Nominations for the Grammys were announced during an hour-long concert special on Wednesday. The show was hosted by LL Cool J and Taylor Swift from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville.

Recordings made between Oct. 1, 2011 and Sept. 30, 2012 were eligible for nomination in 81 categories. The Grammys will air live at the Staples Center on Feb. 10th.

Check out the artists up for nominations at the 55th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony below:

  • Album of the Year
  • El Camino – The Black Keys
  • Some Nights – fun.
  • Babel – Mumford & Sons
  • Channel OrangeFrank Ocean
  • Blunderbuss – Jack White
  • Record of the Year
  • “Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys
  • “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”- Kelly Clarkson
  • “We Are Young” – fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • “Somebody That I Used to Know” – Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • “Thinkin Bout You” – Frank Ocean
  • “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift
  • Song of the Year
  • “The A Team” – Ed Sheeran
  • “Adorn” – Miguel
  • “Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
  • “We Are Young” – fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • Best New Artist
  • Hunter Hayes
  • Frank Ocean
  • Alabama Shakes
  • The Lumineers
  • fun.
  • Best R&B Performance
  • “Thank You” – Estelle
  • “Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)” – Robert Glasper Experiment featuring  Ledisi
  • “I Want You” – Luke James
  • “Adorn” – Miguel
  • “Climax” – Usher
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance
  • “Lately” – Anita Baker
  • “Love On Top” – Beyoncé
  • “Wrong Side Of A Love Song” – Melanie Fiona
  • “Real Good Hands” – Gregory Porter
  • “If Only You Knew” – SWV
  • Best R&B Song
  • “Adorn” – Miguel
  • “Beautiful Surprise” – Tamia
  • “Heart Attack” – Trey Songz
  • “Pray For Me” – Anthony Hamilton
  • “Refill” – Elle Varner
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album
  • Fortune – Chris Brown
  • Kaleidoscope Dream – Miguel
  • Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
  • Best R&B Album
  • Black Radio – Robert Glasper Experiment
  • Back To Love – Anthony Hamilton
  • Write Me Back – R. Kelly
  • Beautiful Surprise – Tamia
  • Open Invitation – Tyrese
  • Best Rap Performance
  • “HYFR (Hell Ya F***ing Right)” – Drake featuring Lil Wayne
  • “N****s In Paris” – Jay-Z & Kanye West
  • “Daughters” – Nas
  • “Mercy” – Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
  • “I Do” – Young Jeezy featuring Jay-Z & André 3000
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
  • “Wild Ones” – Flo Rida Featuring Sia
  • “No Church In The Wild” – Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean &  The-Dream
  • “Tonight (Best You Ever Had)” – John Legend featuring Ludacris
  • “Cherry Wine” – Nas featuring Amy Winehouse
  • “Talk That Talk” – Rihanna featuring Jay-Z
  • Best Rap Song
  • “Daughters” – Nas
  • “Lotus Flower Bomb” – Wale featuring Miguel
  • “Mercy” – Kanye West featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz
  • “The Motto” – Drake featuring Lil Wayne
  • “N****s In Paris” – Jay-Z & Kanye West
  • “Young, Wild & Free” – Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa featuring Bruno  Mars
  • Best Rap Album
  • Take Care – Drake
  • Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 – Lupe Fiasco
  • Life Is Good – Nas
  • Undun – The Roots
  • God Forgives, I Don’t – Rick Ross
  • Based On A T.R.U. Story – 2 Chainz
  • Best Pop Solo Performance
  • “Set Fire To The Rain [Live]” – Adele
  • “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson
  • “Call Me Maybe” – Carly Rae Jepsen
  • “Wide Awake” – Katy Perry
  • “Where Have You Been” – Rihanna
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
  • “Shake It Out” – Florence + the Machine
  • “We Are Young” – fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
  • “Somebody That I Used To Know” – Gotye featuring Kimbra
  • “Sexy And I Know It” – LMFAO
  • “Payphone” – Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa
  • Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Stronger – Kelly Clarkson
  • Ceremonials – Florence + the Machine
  • Some Nights – fun.
  • Overexposed – Maroon 5
  • The Truth About Love – Pink
  • Best Dance Recording
  • “Levels” – Avicii
  • “Let’s Go” – Calvin Harris featuring Ne-Yo
  • “Bangarang” – Skrillex featuring Sirah
  • “Don’t You Worry Child” – Swedish House Mafia featuring John Martin
  • “I Can’t Live Without You” – Al Walser
  • Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
  • Dan Auerbach
  • Jeff Bhasker
  • Diplo
  • Markus Dravs
  • Salaam Remi
  • Best Short Form Music Video
  • “Houdini” – Foster The People
  • “No Church In The Wild” – Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean &  The-Dream
  • “Bad Girls” – M.I.A.
  • “We Found Love” – Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris
  • “Run Boy Run” – Woodkid
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