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Macklemore Rules Grammy Nominations

by 8:21 PM PST, December 06, 2013
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Host LL Cool J kicked off the countdown to music's biggest night on Friday with the Grammy Nominations Concert, featuring performances by Macklemore, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Katy Perry and more! Read on to find out who made this year's list of nominees.

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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis opened the night their smash hit Thrift Shop, but it was their song Same Love that got a nod for Song of the Year.

Taylor Swift performed via satellite from Sydney, Australia, while her Red album was announced as a contender for Album of the Year.

Perhaps the most interesting collaboration of the night came when Keith Urban and Miguel performed Bill Withers' classic Ain't No Sunshine. The R&B crooner and country superstar traded off lyrics for a show-stopping ballad.

Check out the most notable nominations below.

Song of the Year:
Just Give Me a Reason by Pink
Locked Out of Heaven by Bruno Mars
Roar by Katy Perry
Royals by Lorde
Same Love by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Get Lucky by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams
Just Give Me a Reason by Pink and Nate Ruess
Stay by Rihanna and Mikky Ekko
Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, T.I. and Pharrell
Suit and Tie by Justin Timberlake and Jay Z

Album of the Year:
The Blessed Unrest by Sara Bareilles
Random Access Memories by Daft Punk
good kid, m.A.A.d city by Kendrick Lamar
The Heist by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Red by Taylor Swift

Best Country Album:
Night Train by Jason Aldean
Two Lanes of Freedom by Tim McGraw
Same Trailer Different Park by Kacey Musgraves
Based on a True Story by Blake Shelton
Red by Taylor Swift

Best New Artist:
James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year:
Get Lucky by Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams
Radioactive by Imagine Dragons
Royals by Lorde
Locked Out of Heaven by Bruno Mars
Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, T.I. and Pharrell Williams

Click here for the full list of nominees. Be sure to tune into the 56th Annual Grammy Awards January 26 on CBS.

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