It’s that time of the year where we find out who’s nominated for the Grammy Awards/

Nominees were announced December 6th for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards. Tune into the broadcast, January 26th only on CBS!

In this post I will be listing some of many main categories and who I think and who I want to win.


The code:

  • Want
  • Think

Record Of The Year

Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Lorde – Royals
Bruno Mars – Locked Out of Heaven
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines

Album Of The Year

Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
Daft Punk – Random Access Random Memories
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Taylor Swift – Red

Song Of The Year 

P!nk – Just Give Me A Reason
Bruno Mars – Locked Out of Heaven
Katy Perry – Roar
Lorde – Royals
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Same Love

Best New Artist

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance 

Sara Bareilles – Brave
Lorde – Royals
Bruno Mars – When I Was Your Man
Katy Perry – Roar
Justin Timberlake Mirrors

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Daft Punk feat. Pharrell – Get Lucky
P!nk feat. Nate Ruess – Just Give Me A Reason
Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko – Stay
Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell – Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z – Suit & Tie

Best Pop Vocal Album

Lana Del Rey – Paradise
Lorde – Pure Heroine
Bruno Mars – Unorthodox Jukebox 
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
Justin Timberlake – The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Tony Bennett & Various Artists – Viva Duets
Michael Buble – To Be Loved
Gloria Estefan – The Standards
Cee Lo Green – Cee Lo’s Magic Moment
Dionne Warwick – Now

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes – Always Alright
David Bowie – The Stars (Are Out Tonight)
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive
Led Zeppelin – Kashmir
Queen of the Stone Age – My God Is The Sun
Jack White – I’m Shakin’

Best Rock Album

Black Sabbath – 13
David Bowie – The Next Day
Kings of Leon – Mechanical Bull
Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day
Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork
Neil Young With Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill

Best R&B Performance

Tamar Braxton – Love and War
Anthony Hamilton – Best Of Me
Hiatus Kaiyote – Nakamarra
Miguel – How Many Drinks?
Snarky Puppy – Something

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Tamar Braxton – Love and War
Fantasia – Side Effects of You
Salaam Remi – One: In The Chamber
Rihanna – Unapologetic 
Mack Wilds – New York: A Love Story

Best R&B Album

Faith Evans – R & B Divas
Alicia Keys – Girl on Fire
John Legend – Love In The Future
Chrisette Michele – Better
Three Kings – TGT

Best Rap Performance

Drake – Started From The Bottom
Eminem – Berzerk 
Jay-Z – Tom Ford
Kendrick Lamar – Swimming Pools (Drank)
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop

Best Rap/Song Collaboration 

J. Cole feat. Miguel – Power Trip
Jay-Z feat. Beyonce – Part II (On The Run)
Jay-Z feat. Justin Timberlake – Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar feat. Mary J. Blige – Now Or Never
Wiz Khalifa feat. The Weeknd – Remember You

Best Rap Song

A$AP Rocky – F**ckin’ Problems
Jay-Z – Holy Grail
Kanye West – New Slaves
Drake – Started From The Bottom
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – Thrift Shop

Best Rap Album

Drake – Nothing Was The Same
Jay-Z – Magna Carter…Holy Grail
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Kanye West – Yeezus

Best Country Album

Jason Aldean – Night Train
Tim McGraw – Two Lanes of Freedom
Kacey Musgraves – Same Trailer Different Park
Blake Shelton – Based on a True Story
Taylor Swift – Red