2014 Grammy Nominees
Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake, James Blake, Jay-Z and more
The 56th Grammy Awards is coming up in just over a month and the official website has finally released a full list of the nominees for the coveted golden gramophone here.
On the top of the shortlist this year is veteran rapper Mr. Shawn Carter. Jay Z has been nominated for an impressive nine awards this January. Second in line is Justin Timberlake, Kendrick Lamar and Pharrell Williams all with a total of seven nominations. To complete the shortlist is Daft Punk, who can take up to five Grammys home this January.
Pharrell Williams and Justin Timberlake
The battle for the Album of The Year Grammy, one of the most pristine awards an artist can receive, will include Sara Bareilles' "The Blessed Unrest," Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories," Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid m.A.A.d. City," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist" and Taylor Swift's "Red".
It will be an interesting watch to see who takes home the Grammy for Best New Artist of the Year. In the running: James Blake, who receieved this years Mercury Prize, Kendrick Lamar, Ed Sheeran, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves.
Who else can we expect to see at the Oscars of music this January? Lorde, Bruno Mars, Rocin Thicke, Katy Perry, Lana Del Ray, Disclosure, David Bowie, Kanye West, Led Zeplin, Jack White, Kings of Leon, Vampire Weekend, Tame Impala just to name a few....