A Glance At The 2013 GRAMMY Nominees Album

 
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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

 
Lonely Boy Lyrics
Well I'm so above you
And it's plain to see
But I came to love you anyway
So you tore my heart out
And I don't mind bleeding
 
Mar
29
 
Jockey Club, São Paulo 05601-000, Brazil
3719 going
 

 

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 color
And do the things I want
 
Jul
20
 
Wrigley Field, Chicago 60613, United States
5 going
 

 

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?)
Then you come around again and say
 
Mar
13
 
CenturyLink Center Omaha, Omaha 68102, United…
10 going
 

 

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

Record Of The Year

 
Somebody That I Used To Know Lyrics
[Gotye]
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
 
Jan
26
 
Gardens By The Bay, Singapore 018953, Singapore
282 going
 

 

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
 
Feb
15
 
Lepakkomies, Helsinki 00500, Finland
10 going
 

 

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

 
Try Lyrics
Ever wonder about what he's doing
How it all turned to lies
Sometimes I think that it's better
To never ask why
 
Feb
13
 
US Airways Center, Phoenix 85004, United States
4 going
 

 

9. MAROON 5 FEAT. WIZ KHALIFA“Payphone”

Best Pop Vocal Album

 
Payphone Lyrics
Adam Levine:

I'm at a payphone trying to call home
All of my change, I've spent on you
Where have the times gone?
 
Feb
13
 
Schottenstein Center, Columbus 43210, United…
7 going
 

 

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 at you as it fell
And now you're in my way
 
Jan
23
 
Philips Arena, Atlanta 30303, United States
13 going
 

 

11. MIGUEL“Adorn”

Song Of The Year

 
Adorn Lyrics
Yeahh
These lips, can't wait to taste your skin....Baby
And These Eyes, can't wait to see your grin
Just let my love, Just let my love adorn you
(Please Baby)
 
Jan
12
 
Shepherds Bush Empire, London W12 8TT, United…
10 going
 

 

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
 
Jan
22
 
Ryman Auditorium, Nashville 37219, United States
3 going
 

 

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
Like everything that's green, girl, I need you
 
Mar
2
 
Mandalay Bay Events Center, Las Vegas 89109,…
1 going
 

 

14. THE LUMINEERS“Ho Hey”

Best New Artist

 
Ho Hey Lyrics
(Ho!)
(Hey!)
(Ho!)
(Hey!)
 
Feb
1
 
Terminal 5, New York 10019, United States
8 going
 

 

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 22yrs old.
There must be someone up above sayin' "Come on Brittany,
you got to come on up."
 

 

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 darkness
Which we've known
 
Feb
5
 
TD Garden, Boston 02114, United States
35 going
 

 

17. FRANK OCEAN“Pyramids”

Album Of The Year | Best New Artist

 
Pyramids Lyrics
[Intro]
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

 
We Take Care Of Our Own Lyrics
I've been knocking on the door that holds the throne
I've been looking for the map that leads me home
I've been stumbling on good hearts turned to stone
The road of good intentions has gone dry as bone
We take care of our own
 
Mar
14
 
Brisbane Entertainment Centre, Brisbane,…
15 going
 

 

19. JACK WHITE“Freedom At 21″

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

 
Freedom At 21 Lyrics
(Yeah)
Cut off the bottoms of my feet
Made me walk on salt
Take me down to the police
Charge me with assault
 

 

 

20.MUSE“Madness”

Best Rock Song | Best Rock Album

 
Madness Lyrics
MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA Mad Mad Mad
MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA Mad Mad Mad
MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA Mad Mad Mad
MA MA MA MA MA MA MA MA Mad Mad Mad
 
Jan
21
 
Valley View Casino Center, San Diego CA 92110,…
37 going
 

 

21.COLDPLAY“Charlie Brown”

Best Rock Performance | Best Rock Album

 
Charlie Brown Lyrics
Wooh, ooh ooh ooh
Stole a key
Took a car downtown where the lost boys meet
Took a car downtown and took what they offered me
To set me free
 
Feb
5
 
Estádio do Morumbi, São Paulo 05653-070, Brazil
76 going
 

 

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
 

Watch the GRAMMYs on CBS, February 10th at 8 PM.