A Glance At The 2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album


Capitol Records and The Recording Academy®‘s GRAMMY Recordings® will release the2013 GRAMMY® Nominees album on Jan. 22, 2013 and provide lucky music and GRAMMY fans two opportunities to attend the 55th or the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The album features 22 critically acclaimed smash hits from a myriad of chart-topping artists from various genres.

The 19th edition of the best-selling collection includes many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories representing nominees for Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, and Best Rock Album. The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year. A portion of the proceeds from the album benefit the MusiCares Foundation® and the GRAMMY Foundation®— two charitable organizations established by The Recording Academy.

In conjunction with the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album, Capitol Records and The Recording Academy will offer two opportunities to attend the annual GRAMMY Awards. First, when pre-ordering the 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album at www.grammy.com/2013grammyalbum by Jan. 21, music fans can enter to win a trip to the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10, 2013. Additionally, providing another chance to win tickets to Music’s Biggest Night®, each 2013 GRAMMY Nominees album purchased in stores will include a special game piece featuring a unique entry code for the GRAMMY Ticket Game. To participate, the code must be entered at www.grammy.com/2013grammyalbum for the opportunity to win a trip for two to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2014. The second-place winner will receive other official GRAMMY Awards merchandise.

The 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Sunday, Feb. 10 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).



2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album Tracklist and Nominations:

1. THE BLACK KEYS – “Lonely Boy”

Record Of The Year | Album Of The Year | Best Rock Performance | Best Rock Song | Best Rock Album

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2. KELLY CLARKSON – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”

Record Of The Year | Song Of The Year | Best Pop Solo Performance | Best Pop Vocal Album

Stronger Lyrics
You know the bed feels warmer
Sleeping here alone
You know I dream in colour
And do the things I want


3. TAYLOR SWIFT – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Record Of The Year

We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together Lyrics
I remember when we broke up the first time
Saying, "This is it, I've had enough" 'cause like
We hadn't seen each other in a month
When you said you needed space (What?)


4. GOTYE – “Somebody That I Used To Know” (feat.Kimbra)

Record Of The Year

Somebody That I Used To Know Lyrics
Now and then I think of when we were together
Like when you said you felt so happy you could die
Told myself that you were right for me
But felt so lonely in your company
But that was love and it's an ache I still remember


5. KATY PERRY – “Wide Awake”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Wide Awake Lyrics
I'm wide awake
I'm wide awake

I'm wide awake
Yeah, I was in the dark



6. FUN. FEAT. JANELLE MONÁE – “We Are Young”

Record Of The Year | Album Of The Year | Song Of The Year | Best New Artist | Best Pop Vocal Album

We Are Young Lyrics
Give me a second, I
I need to get my story straight
My friends are in the bathroom getting higher than the Empire State
My lover, she's waiting for me just across the bar
My seat's been taken by some sunglasses asking 'bout a scar and


7. FLORENCE + THE MACHINE – “Shake It Out”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Shake It Out Lyrics
Regrets collect like old friends
Here to relive your darkest moments
I can see no way, I can see no way
And all of the ghouls come out to play
And every demon wants his pound of flesh



8. P!NK – “Try”

Best Pop Vocal Album

First Try Lyrics
Panic in the disco- Miss Jackson(feat.Lolo)

Climbing out back the door, didn't leave a mark
No one knows it's you miss jackson
Found another victim


9. MAROON 5 FEAT. WIZ KHALIFA – “Payphone”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Payphone Lyrics
I'm at a payphone trying to call home
All of my change I spent on you
Where have the times gone? Baby, it's all wrong
Where are the plans we made for two?


10. CARLY RAE JEPSEN – “Call Me Maybe”

Song Of The Year

Best Pop Solo Performance

Call Me Maybe Lyrics
I threw a wish in the well, don't ask me, I'll never tell
I looked to you as it fell and now you're in my way
I trade my soul for a wish, pennies and dimes for a kiss
I wasn't looking for this, but now you're in my way


11. MIGUEL – “Adorn”

Song Of The Year

Adorn Lyrics
These lips
Can't wait to taste your skin
Baby, no, no
And these eyes, yeah
Can't wait to see your grin


12. ED SHEERAN – “The A Team”

Song Of The Year

A Team Lyrics
White lips, pale face
Breathing in snowflakes
Burnt lungs, sour taste

Light's gone, day's end


13. HUNTER HAYES – “Wanted”

Best New Artist

Wanted Lyrics
You know I'd fall apart without you
I don't know how you do what you do
'Cause everything that don't make sense about me
Makes sense when I'm with you


14. THE LUMINEERS – “Ho Hey”

Best New Artist

Ho Hey Lyrics


15. ALABAMA SHAKES – “Hold On”

Best New Artist | Best Rock Performance

Hold On Lyrics
Bless my heart
Bless my soul
Didn't think I'd make it to 22 years old
There must be someone up above sayin' "Come on Brittany


16. MUMFORD & SONS – “I Will Wait”

Album Of The Year | Best Rock Performance | Best Rock Song

I Will Wait Lyrics
Well I came home
Like a stone
And I fell heavy into your arms
These days of dust
Which we've known


17. FRANK OCEAN – “Pyramids”

Album Of The Year | Best New Artist

Pyramids Lyrics
Set the cheetahs on the loose
There's a thief out on the move
Underneath our legion's view
They have taken Cleopatra



18. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN – “We Take Care Of Our Own”

Best Rock Performance | Best Rock Song | Best Rock Album

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19. JACK WHITE – “Freedom At 21”

Album Of The Year | Best Rock Song | Best Rock Album

Freedom At 21 Lyrics
Cut off the bottoms of my feet
Make me walk on salt
Take me down to the police
Charge me with assault
A smile on her face



20.MUSE – “Madness”

Best Rock Song | Best Rock Album

Madness Lyrics
I, I can't get these memories out of my mind
And some kind of madness has started to evolve, mmm
And I, I tried so hard to let you go
But some kind of madness is swallowing me whole, yeah


21.COLDPLAY – “Charlie Brown”

Best Rock Performance | Best Rock Album

Charlie Brown Lyrics
Stole a key
Took a car downtown where the lost boys meet
I took a car downtown and took what they offered me.
To set me free
I saw the lights go down at the end of the scene


22.ADELE – “Set Fire To The Rain” (Live At The Royal Albert Hall)

Best Pop Solo Performance

Set Fire To The Rain Lyrics
I let it fall, my heart
And as it fell, you rose to claim it
It was dark and I was over
Until you kissed my lips and you saved me
My hands, they were strong, but my knees were far too weak

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