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Dec 7

Nominees for the 2014 GRAMMY Awards Announced

Taylor Swift nominated for GRAMMY for Album of the Year

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Nominations for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards® were announced last night by The Recording Academy® as determined by the voting members of The Academy. The 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on “GRAMMY Sunday,” Jan. 26, 2014, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). For a complete nominations list, please visit Below is a sampling of nominations in 82 categories from the GRAMMY Awards’ 30 Fields:

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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
Taylor Swift

Best New Artist:
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Best Country Solo Performance
“I Drive Your Truck” — Lee Brice
“I Want Crazy” — Hunter Hayes
“Mama’s Broken Heart” — Miranda Lambert
“Wagon Wheel” — Darius Rucker
“Mine Would Be You” — Blake Shelton

Best Country Album:
Night Train
Jason Aldean
Two Lanes Of Freedom
Tim McGraw
Same Trailer Different Park
— Kacey Musgraves
Based On A True Story
— Blake Shelton
— Taylor Swift

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:
“From This Valley” – The Civil Wars
“Don’t Rush” – Kelly Clarkson Featuring Vince Gill
“Your Side Of The Bed” – Little Big Town
“Highway Don’t Care” – Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban
“You Can’t Make Old Friends” – Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton

Best Country Song:
“Begin Again” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
“I Drive Your Truck” – Jessi  Alexander, Connie Harrington & Jimmy Yeary, songwriters (Lee Brice)
“Mama’s Broken Heart” – Brandy Clark, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)
“Merry Go ‘Round” – Shane McAnally, Kacey Musgraves & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Kacey Musgraves)
“Mine Would Be You” – Jessi  Alexander, Connie Harrington & Deric Ruttan, songwriters (Blake Shelton)


Best Americana Album
Old Yellow Moon
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Love Has Come For You
— Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Buddy And Jim
Buddy Miller And Jim Lauderdale
One True Vine
— Mavis Staples
— Allen Toussaint


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