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Frank Ocean, Jack White, Alabama Shakes nominated for Grammy Awards

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Earlier tonight, the 2013 Grammy nominees were announced. Coming out with two nods was none other than R&B's finest Frank Ocean, who is up for Album of the Year (Channel Orange), Best New Artist and Record of the Year ("Thinkin Bout You"). Soul rockers Alabama Shakes were also nominated for BNA, as so was the Lumineers, Fun. and Hunter Hayes.

In addition to Ocean, the Record of the Year category includes: The Black Keys ("Lonely Boy"), Kelly Clarkson ("Stronger"), Fun. ("We Are Young"), Taylor Swift ("We Are Never..") and Gotye ("Somebody That I Used to Know"). More general categories can be found below. Full list over at the Grammy Awards official website.


Record Of The Year

"Lonely Boy" — The Black Keys
"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" — Kelly Clarkson
"We Are Young" — Fun. featuring Janelle Monáe
"Somebody That I Used To Know" — Gotye featuring Kimbra
"Thinkin Bout You" — Frank Ocean
"We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together" — Taylor Swift

Album Of The Year

El Camino — The Black Keys
Some Nights — Fun.
Babel — Mumford & Sons
Channel Orange — Frank Ocean
Blunderbuss — Jack White 

Song Of The Year

"The A Team" — Ed Sheeran
"Adorn" — Miguel
"Call Me Maybe" — Carly Rae Jepsen
"Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" — Kelly Clarkson
"We Are Young" — Fun.

Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean