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Monday, December 09, 2013
The 2014 Grammys
From this morning's RAMP Newsletter...
Jay Z once again tops the Grammy class of 2014, scoring nine nominations, immediately followed by Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams, who each garnered seven nods; Drake and Daft Punk are each up for five golden gramophones. The nominees in select categories were announced last Friday night on TV as part of The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! -- Countdown To Music's Biggest Night, a one-hour CBS special broadcast live from Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. The 2013 Album Of The Year nominees are: The Blessed Unrest, Sara Bareilles; Random Access Memories, Daft Punk; Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, Kendrick Lamar; The Heist, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Red, Taylor Swift.