Frank Ocean, Taylor Swift Collect Grammy Nominations

Mumford & Sons, The Black Keys, Kelly Clarkson and FUN also get nods

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How FUN!

The Grammys handed out their nominations Wednesday night at a concert in Nashville – and there was a decidedly youthful feel: Taylor Swift earned a nod for record of the year and the band FUN joined Frank Ocean with the trifecta of album of the year, record of the year and best new artist.

Overall, the Recording Academy spread the wealth, awarding six nominations to FUN, Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean and Kanye West, while the Black Keys, Chick Corea and Miguel earned five nominations each.

In the country categories, Blake Shelton is up against Carrie Underwood for best solo performance and Miranda Lambert was nominated for best album.

Here are some of the major nominations. For a complete list go to

Album of the Year:
El Camino – The Black Keys
Some Nights– FUN.
Babel – Mumford & Sons
Channel Orange – Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss – Jack White

Record of the Year:
Lonely Boy – The Black Keys
Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)Kelly Clarkson
We Are Young – FUN. featuring Janelle Monée
Somebody That I Used To Know – Gotye Featuring Kimbra
Thinkin Bout You – Frank Ocean
We Are Never Ever Getting Back TogetherTaylor Swift

Best New Artist:
Alabama Shakes
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

Song Of The Year:
“The A Team” – Ed Sheeran, songwriter (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)” – J rgen 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 Monée)

Best Country Solo Performance:
“Home” – Dierks Bentley
“Springsteen” – Eric Church
“Cost Of Livin'” – Ronnie Dunn
“Wanted” – Hunter Hayes
“Over” – Blake Shelton
“Blown Away” – Carrie Underwood

Best Country Album:
Uncaged – Zac Brown Band
Hunter Hayes – Hunter Hayes
Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran – Jamey Johnson
Four The RecordMiranda Lambert
The Time Jumpers – The Time Jumpers

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