Grammy Nominees Named with Concert Kick Off on CBS

    Friday night TV featured the nomination concert for the 56th Grammy Awards. A yearly CBS event, broadcasting live, the concert was hosted by two-time Grammy winner LL Cool J and six-time Grammy winner Keith Urban. Featuring some of the top names in music, from yesterday and today, the concert featured the usual suspects – Taylor Swift and Katy Perry – along with Robin Thicke, who brought the soul by killing an exciting, live version of "Blurred Lines." Nominated for two Grammies, including record of the year, Earth, Wind and Fire backed him up bringing the real of a live band.

    Talk show host Arsenio Hall, rap duo Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, and Enrique Iglesias hosted and performed. The sixth time nominations have been announced on primetime TV, Jay Z leads the field with nine nominations, followed by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Pharrell Williams, Kendrick Lamar and Justin Timberlake with seven each. Drake has five.

    The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 on CBS.

    Here's a list of other Grammy nominations:

    Album Of The Year:
    The Blessed Unrest — Sara Bareilles
    Random Access Memories — Daft Punk
    Good Kid, M.A.A.D City — Kendrick Lamar
    The Heist — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
    Red — Taylor Swift
     
    Record Of The Year:
     "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
     "Radioactive" — Imagine Dragons
     "Royals" — Lorde
     "Locked Out Of Heaven" — Bruno Mars
     "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams
     
    Song Of The Year:
     "Just Give Me A Reason" — Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)
     "Locked Out Of Heaven" — Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
     "Roar" — Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
     "Royals" — Joel Little & Ella Yelich O'Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
     "Same Love" — Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring
     Mary Lambert)
     
    Best New Artist:
     James Blake
     Kendrick Lamar
     Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
     Kacey Musgraves
     Ed Sheeran
     
    Best Pop Solo Performance:
     "Brave" — Sara Bareilles
     "Royals" — Lorde
     "When I Was Your Man" — Bruno Mars
     "Roar" — Katy Perry
     "Mirrors" — Justin Timberlake
     
    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
     "Get Lucky" — Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams
     "Just Give Me A Reason" — Pink Featuring Nate Ruess
     "Stay" — Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko
     "Blurred Lines" — Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams
     "Suit & Tie" — Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

    Best R&B Performance:
     "Love And War" — Tamar Braxton
     "Best Of Me" — Anthony Hamilton
     "Nakamarra" — Hiatus Kaiyote Featuring Q-Tip
     "How Many Drinks?" — Miguel Featuring Kendrick Lamar
     "Something" — Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway
     
    Best Urban Contemporary Album:
    Love And War — Tamar Braxton
    Side Effects Of You — Fantasia
    One: In The Chamber — Salaam Remi
    Unapologetic — Rihanna
    New York: A Love Story — Mack Wilds
     
    Best R&B Album:
    R&B Divas — Faith Evans
    Girl On Fire — Alicia Keys
    Love In The Future — John Legend
    Better — Chrisette Michele
    Three Kings — TGT

    Best Rap Performance:
     "Started From The Bottom" — Drake
     "Berzerk" — Eminem
     "Tom Ford" —  Jay Z
     "Swimming Pools (Drank)" — Kendrick Lamar
     "Thrift Shop" — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz
     
    Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
     "Power Trip" — J.Cole Featuring Miguel
     "Part II (On The Run)" — Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé
     "Holy Grail" — Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake  
     "Now Or Never" — Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige
     "Remember You" — Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd
     
    Best Rap Album:
    Nothing Was The Same — Drake
    Magna Carta…Holy Grail — Jay Z
    Good Kid, M.A.A.D City — Kendrick Lamar
    The Heist — Macklemore  & Ryan Lewis
    Yeezus — Kanye West

    For the full list check Grammy.com.