NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 05, 2012) — Nominations for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards® (www.grammy.com) were announced tonight by The Recording Academy® Following is a sampling of nominations in 81 categories from the GRAMMY Awards' 30 Fields: GENERAL FIELD Album Of The Year: El Camino — The Black Keys Some Nights — FUN. Babel — Mumford & Sons Channel Orange — Frank Ocean Blunderbuss — Jack White 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 Best New Artist: Alabama Shakes FUN. Hunter Hayes The Lumineers Frank Ocean 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) POP FIELD Best Pop Solo Performance "Set Fire To The Rain (Live)" — Adele "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" — Kelly Clarkson "Call Me Maybe" — Carly Rae Jepsen "Wide Awake" — Katy Perry "Where Have You Been" — Rihanna Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: "Shake It Out" — Florence & The Machine "We Are Young" — FUN. Featuring Janelle Monáe "Somebody That I Used To Know" — Gotye Featuring Kimbra "Sexy And I Know It" — LMFAO "Payphone" — Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa ROCK FIELD Best Rock Performance: "Hold On" — Alabama Shakes "Lonely Boy" — The Black Keys "Charlie Brown" — Coldplay "I Will Wait" — Mumford & Sons "We Take Care Of Our Own" — Bruce Springsteen Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance: "I'm Alive" — Anthrax "Love Bites (So Do I)" — Halestorm "Blood Brothers" — Iron Maiden "Ghost Walking" — Lamb Of God "No Reflection" — Marilyn Manson "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)" — Megadeth Best Rock Album: El Camino — The Black Keys Mylo Xyloto — Coldplay The 2nd Law — Muse Wrecking Ball — Bruce Springsteen Blunderbuss — Jack White R&B FIELD Best R&B Performance: "Thank You" — Estelle "Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)" — Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Ledisi "I Want You" — Luke James "Adorn" — Miguel "Climax" — Usher Best Urban Contemporary Album Fortune — Chris Brown Kaleidoscope Dream — Miguel Channel Orange — Frank Ocean Best R&B Album: Black Radio — Robert Glasper Experiment Back To Love — Anthony Hamilton Write Me Back — R. Kelly Beautiful Surprise — Tamia Open Invitation — Tyrese RAP FIELD Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: "Wild Ones" — Flo Rida Featuring Sia "No Church In The Wild" — Jay-Z & Kanye West Featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)" — John Legend Featuring Ludacris "Cherry Wine" — Nas Featuring Amy Winehouse "Talk That Talk" — Rihanna Feautring Jay-Z Best Rap Performance: "HYFR (Hell Ya F***ing Right)" — Drake Featuring Lil Wayne "N****s In Paris" — Jay-Z & Kanye West "Daughters" — Nas "Mercy" — Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz "I Do" — Young Jeezy Featuring Jay-Z & André 3000 Best Rap Album Take Care — Drake Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1 — Lupe Fiasco Life Is Good — Nas Undun — The Roots God Forgives, I Don't — Rick Ross Based On A T.R.U. Story — 2 Chainz A A BlackTree Media Production Thank you for watching! Blacktree is at all the hottest events on the planet (award shows, movie premieres and press junkets, fashion shows, etc.) and now BLACKTREE ON TV brings stars to YOU on Soul of the South! Watch Full episodes below, and tune in! WEEKDAYS | 5:30 – 6:00pm, 1-1:30am WEEKENDS | 5 – 6:00pm Sat & Sun (CST) _________________________ BlackTree Media Production Subscribe to our channel http://goo.gl/lVN14 Log onto our stream at http://goo.gl/74Ama Follow us on twitter @BlackTreeTV Click here to see more unique video at Comcast Xfinity 'Celebrate BlackTV' click here: http://xfin.tv/1sgUqKk Click here to see more unique video at Comcast Xfinity 'Celebrate BlackTV' click here: http://xfin.tv/1sgUqKk Blacktree is at all the hottest events on the planet (award shows, movie premieres and press junkets, fashion shows, etc.) and now BLACKTREE ON TV brings stars to YOU on Soul of the South! Watch Full episodes below, and tune in! WEEKDAYS | 5:30 – 6:00pm, 1-1:30am WEEKENDS | 5 – 6:00pm Sat & Sun (CST) A BlackTree Media Production Subscribe to our channel http://goo.gl/lVN14 Log onto our stream at http://goo.gl/74Ama Follow us on twitter @BlackTreeTV

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