For Record of the Year, Pharrell gets nominated twice with ’s “Get Lucky” and ’s “Blurred Lines” and he will be going up against ’s “Royals” for the win there. Random Access Memories The Heist gets a slot on the Best Pop Vocal Album category against , Bruno Mars, and .

Zedd’s “Clarity” made the list for Best Dance Recording, and the biggest surprise to us is seeing on the Best Dance/Electronica Album. Not surprise in a bad way, just totally amped that he got some recognition for A Color Map of the Sun. He’s up against , , and ; tough competition there, especially because Settle is so good. Cee Lo Green has someone been relegated to the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album alongside , , Gloria Estefan and Dionne Warwick.

Best Rock Performance has newcomers like going up against and , and Gary Clark Jr. gets a nod for Best Rock Song against the Paul McCartney + Nirvana track “Cut Me Some Slack” and The Rolling Stones’ “Doom and Gloom”. Best Rock Album nominees include , , , and Neil Young With Crazy Horse as well as and . Best Alternative Music Album has Neko Case, The National, Nine Inch Nails, Vampire Weekend and LMB fave Tame Impala getting a nominee for their incredible Lonerism


It’s great to see up against and for Best Spoken Word Album. Sound City: Real to Reel gets a chance at Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. Random Access Memories is up for Best Engineered Album (as it should be) while Jeff Tweedy could win the Producer of the Year, Non-Classical category (up against Pharrell). Primus gets a nod for Best Surround Sound Album for their Sailing the Seas of Cheese deluxe edition.

There’s tons more nominees on the list that we’ve skipped over, but we’ve snagged the whole thing and pasted it on the next page if you want to read the entire massive list. Or head over to