The Black Keys and fun. will be making their Grammy debut with their upcoming performances.
fun.’s up for six awards: Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “We Are Young” (Featuring Janelle Monae); Album Of The Year and Best Pop Vocal Album for Some Nights; and Best New Artist. Mumford & Sons also scored six nominations including Album Of The Year and Best Americana Album for Babel, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for “I Will Wait,” Best Song Written For Visual Media for “Learn Me Right” (From Brave); and Best Long Form Music Video for Big Easy Express.
The Black Keys have already earned two Grammy awards and are up for five more. Their nominations come in the Album Of The Year and Best Rock Album for El Camino, and Record Of The Year, Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song (along with Brian Burton) for “Lonely Boy” categories.
Rihanna and Taylor Swift have each garnered three nominations this year. Rihanna’s up for Best Pop Solo Performance for “Where Have You Been,” Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Featuring Jay-Z) for “Talk That Talk,” and Best Short Form Music Video (Featuring Calvin Harris) for “We Found Love.” Swift is nominated in the Record Of The Year for “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and Best Country Duo/Group Performance (with The Civil Wars) and Best Song Written For Visual Media (along with T Bone Burnett and the Civil Wars) for “Safe & Sound” (from The Hunger Games) categories.
– Full List of the 2013 Grammy Nominees
Source: The Recording Academy
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