Grammy Awards 2014: Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Taylor Swift, Lorde, Katy Perry

With nine chances at the trophies is rapper Jay-Z. Other artists nominated include the French electro duo Daft Punk, Justin Timberlake or rappers Pharrell Williams and Ryan Lewis & Macklmore.

Female voices that have marked the year 2013 include Katy Perry, nominated for Song of the Year, Taylor Swift, Sara Bareilles, Lana Del Rey and newcomer Lorde.

The 56th Grammy Awards show will be held on January 26th in Los Angeles.

Here are the nominees in the major categories. For the full list, visit

Song of the Year

“Just Give Me a Reason” – Pink featuring Nate Ruess (Songwriters: Pink, Jeff Bhasker, Nate Ruess)
“Locked Out of Heaven” – Bruno Mars (Songwriters: Bruno Mars, Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine)
“Roar” – Katy Perry (Songwriters: Katy Perry, Lukasz Gottwald, Max Martin, Bonnie McKee, Henry Walter)
“Royals” – Lorde (Songwriters: Ella Yelich O’Connor and Joel Little)
“Same Love” – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert (Songwriters: Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert)

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Get Lucky” – Daft Punk featuring Pharrell
“Just Give Me a Reason” – Pink featuring Nate Ruess
“Stay” – Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell
“Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z

Album of the Year

The Blessed Unrest – Sara Barielles
Random Access Memories – Daft Punk
Good Kid, M.A.A.D City – Kendrick Lamar
The Heist – Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Red – Taylor Swift

Best Country Album

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

Best New Artist

James Blake
Kendrick Lamar
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Kacey Musgraves
Ed Sheeran

Record of the Year

“Get Lucky” – Daft Punk ft. Pharrell Williams
“Radioactive” – Imagine Dragons
“Royals” – Lorde
“Locked Out of Heaven” – Bruno Mars
“Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke featuring T.I. and Pharrell