2013 Grammys: Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, Gotye, Taylor Swift among nominees

CBSOn Wednesday night, CBS aired its annual Grammy nominations show, which is something that is in some ways ridiculous but also entertaining. Why do you need an awards show for an awards show? At least everyone involved is still interested in turning into as great of a show as possible, in between hosts Taylor Swift and LL Cool J and some very entertaining ways in which some of the nominees were announced.

We’re not really much of a music site, so we are instead going to give you some insight about the show itself rather than trying to rank any of the nominees. Be sure to check back throughout the show, as we are going to have this list constantly updated.

Pop Vocal Album (which were introduced in stellar fashion in song by Hunter Hayes)

“Stronger” – Kelly Clarkson

“Ceremonials” – Florence + the Machine

“Some Nights” – fun.

“Overexposed” – Maroon 5

“The Truth About Love” – P!nk

Record of the Year

“Lonely Boy” – The Black Keys

“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)” – Kelly Clarkson

“We Are Young” – fun.

“Somebody That I Used to Know” – Gotye

“Thinkin About You” – Frank Ocean

“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together” – Taylor Swift

Best New Artist

Alabama Shakes

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Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

Country Solo Performer

“Home” – Dierks Bentley

“Springsteen” – Eric Church

“Cost of Livin'” – Ronnie Dunn

“Wanted” – Hunter Hayes

“Over” – Blake Shelton

“Blown Away” – Carrie Underwood

Album of the Year

“El Camino” – The Black Keys

“Some Nights” – fun.

“Babel” – Mumford & Sons

“Channel Orange” – Frank Ocean

“Blunderbuss” – Jack White

What do you think about some of the nominees for the show, and do you like how CBS has a separate show that is really all about listing out the folks who could receive an award? Be sure to share some of your thoughts below!

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