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Grammy 2012: Kanye West, Jay Z among top nominees

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Last updated on: December 06, 2012 20:08 IST
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Kanye Z Jay and WestRappers Kanye West, Jay Z, Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons and  Frank Ocean emerged as the top nominess for the 55th Grammy Awards that were announced recently.

Here's a look at the nominees in the top categories this year:

Record Of The Year Nominees

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
Wally De Backer

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

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


Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

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