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And the Grammy nominees are...

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  • 6-way tie for most nominations
  • Bieber shut out
And the Grammy nominees are...

The 55th Annual Grammy award nominees were announced by Taylor Swift and LL Cool J last night, live from Nashville, and the pack could not be more diverse.  Pop, rock, country, rap were all represented in the list of most nominated artists.

It's a six way tie for most nominations between The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, Fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean & Kanye West all got a half-dozen nods.

Notably missing from the list? Justin Bieber. It's a bit of a surprise considering he was voted "Artist of the Year" by fans at the American Music Awards. 

Here are the nominees in some of the bigger Grammy categories:

  • Record Of The Year:
    Lonely Boy - The Black Keys
    Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Kelly Clarkson
    We Are Young - Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe
    Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
    Thinkin Bout You - Frank Ocean
    We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together - Taylor Swift
     
  • Album Of The Year:
    El Camino - The Black Keys
    Some Nights - Fun.
    Babel - Mumford & Sons
    Channel Orange - Frank Ocean
    Blunderbuss - Jack White 
     
  • Song Of The Year:
    The A Team - Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)
    Adorn - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel) 
    Call Me Maybe - Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)
    Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)
    We Are Young - Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe) 
     
  • Best New Artist 
    Alabama Shakes
    Fun. 
    Hunter Hayes
    The Lumineers 
    Frank Ocean

Get the full list (including a Michelle Obama vs. Bill Clinton battle in the Spoken Word category) at Grammy.com.

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