2014 Grammy Awards Nominations @thegrammys

2014 Grammy Awards Nominations @thegrammys

1. RECORD OF THE YEAR
Get Lucky
Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Thomas Bangalter & Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
Track from: Random Access Memories
Label: Columbia Records
Radioactive
Imagine Dragons

Alex Da Kid, producer; Manny Marroquin & Josh Mosser, engineers/mixers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer
Track from: Night Visions
Label: Kidinakorner/ Interscope
Royals
Lorde

Joel Little, producer; Joel Little, engineer/mixer; Stuart Hawkes, mastering engineer
Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Music
Locked Out Of Heaven
Bruno Mars

Jeff Bhasker, Emile Haynie, Mark Ronson & The Smeezingtons, producers; Alalal, Josh Blair, Wayne Gordon, Ari Levine, Manny Marroquin & Mark Ronson, engineers/mixers; David Kutch, mastering engineer
Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic
Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

Pharrell, producer; Andrew Coleman & Tony Maserati, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer
Track from: Blurred Lines
Label: Star Trak/ Interscope

2. ALBUM OF THE YEAR
The Blessed Unrest
Sara Bareilles

Sara Bareilles, Mark Endert & John O’Mahony, producers; Jeremy Darby, Mark Endert & John O’Mahony, engineers/mixers; Greg Calbi, mastering engineer
Label: Epic Records
Random Access Memories
Daft Punk

Julian Casablancas, DJ Falcon, Todd Edwards, Chilly Gonzales, Giorgio Moroder, Panda Bear, Nile Rodgers, Paul Williams & Pharrell Williams, featured artists; Thomas Bangalter, Julian Casablancas, Guy-Manuel De Homem-Christo, DJ Falcon & Todd Edwards, producers; Peter Franco, Mick Guzauski, Florian Lagatta, Guillaume Le Braz & Daniel Lerner, engineers/mixers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer
Label: Columbia Records
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
Kendrick Lamar

Mary J. Blige, Dr. Dre, Drake, Jay Rock, Jay Z, MC Eiht & Anna Wise, featured artists; DJ Dahi, Hit-Boy, Skhye Hutch, Just Blaze, Like, Terrace Martin, Dawaun Parker, Pharrell, Rahki, Scoop DeVille, Sounwave, Jack Splash, Tabu, Tha Bizness & T-Minus, producers; Derek Ali, Dee Brown, Dr. Dre, James Hunt, Mauricio ‘Veto”" Iragorri, Mike Larson, Jared Scott, Jack Splash & Andrew Wright, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi & Brian ‘Big Bass”" Gardner, mastering engineers
Label: TDE/Aftermath/Interscope
The Heist
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Ab-Soul, Ben Bridwell, Ray Dalton, Eighty4 Fly, Hollis, Mary Lambert, Baffalo Madonna, Evan Roman, Schoolboy Q, Allen Stone, The Teaching & Wanz, featured artists; Ryan Lewis, producer; Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis, Amos Miller, Reed Ruddy & Pete Stewart, engineers/mixers; Brian Gardner, mastering engineer
Label: Macklemore LLC
Red
Taylor Swift

Gary Lightbody & Ed Sheeran, featured artists; Jeff Bhasker, Nathan Chapman, Dann Huff, Jacknife Lee, Max Martin, Shellback, Taylor Swift, Butch Walker & Dan Wilson, producers; Joe Baldridge, Sam Bell, Matt Bishop, Chad Carlson, Nathan Chapman, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Sam Holland, Michael Ilbert, Taylor Johnson, Jacknife Lee, Steve Marcantonio, Manny Marroquin, Justin Niebank, John Rausch, Eric Robinson, Pawel Sek, Jake Sinclair, Mark “”Spike”" Stent & Andy Thompson, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne & Hank Williams, mastering engineers
Label: Big Machine Records

3. SONG OF THE YEAR
Just Give Me A Reason
Jeff Bhasker, Pink & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Pink Featuring Nate Ruess)
Track from: The Truth About Love
Label: RCA Records; Publishers: EMI Blackwood Music, Inc./P!nk Inside Publishing/Way Above Music/Sony/ATV Songs LLC/WB Music Corp./FBR Music/Bearvon Music
Locked Out Of Heaven
Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic; Publishers: Mars Force Songs, LLC/BMG Rights Management (US) LLC/BMG/Roc Nation Music/Music Famamanem LP/EMI April Music Inc./Toy Plane Music – Universal Music/Universal Music Corp.
Roar
Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Katy Perry & Henry Walter, songwriters (Katy Perry)
Label: Capitol; Publishers: When I’m Rich You’ll Be My Bitch/Kasz Money Publishing/MXM/Kobalt Songs Music Publishing, Inc./Bonnie McKee Music/Where Da Kasz At?/Songs Of Pulse Recording/Oneirology Publishing/Prescription Songs
Royals
Joel Little & Ella Yelich O’Connor, songwriters (Lorde)
Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Music; Publishers: Copyright Control/Sony ATV
Same Love
Ben Haggerty, Mary Lambert & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Mary Lambert)
Track from: The Heist
Label: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis LLC; Publishers: Macklemore Publishing/Ryan Lewis Publishing

4. BEST NEW ARTIST
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

5. BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
Brave
Sara Bareilles

Track from: The Blessed Unrest
Label: Epic Records
Royals
Lorde

Track from: Pure Heroine
Label: Universal Republic
When I Was Your Man
Bruno Mars

Track from: Unorthodox Jukebox
Label: Atlantic
Roar
Katy Perry

Label: Capitol
Mirrors
Justin Timberlake

Track from: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience
Label: RCA Records

6. BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
Get Lucky
Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

Track from: Random Access Memories
Label: Columbia Records
Just Give Me A Reason
Pink Featuring Nate Ruess

Track from: The Truth About Love
Label: RCA Records
Stay
Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko

Label: Def Jam Records
Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell

Track from: Blurred Lines
Label: Star Trak/ Interscope
Suit & Tie
Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Track from: The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience
Label: RCA Records

7. BEST POP INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Steppin’ Out
Herb Alpert

Label: Shout! Factory
The Beat
Boney James

Label: Concord Records
Handpicked
Earl Klugh

Label: Heads Up International
Summer Horns
Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot

Label: Concord Records
Hacienda
Jeff Lorber Fusion

Label: Heads Up International

8. BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Paradise
Lana Del Rey

Label: Polydor UK / Interscope
Pure Heroine
Lorde

Label: Universal Republic
Unorthodox Jukebox
Bruno Mars

Label: Atlantic
Blurred Lines
Robin Thicke

Label: Star Trak / Interscope
The 20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience
Justin Timberlake

Label: RCA Records

About Jonn Nubian

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