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Springsteen, McCartney Among Grammy Nominees

Springsteen, McCartney Among Grammy Nominees

Bruce Springsteen is getting Grammy recognition for his latest studio effort, "Wrecking Ball." His album with the E Street Band is among the contenders for Best Rock Album, while the track "We Take Care Of Our Own" is a contender in two categories -- Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song. But he's not the only veteran rocker receiving multiple chances to win. Paul McCartney is also up for a couple of awards. His collection of standards, "Kisses On The Bottom," has a bid for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, while the deluxe edition "Ram - Paul McCartney Archive Collection" is up for Best Historical Album.

Anthrax, Iron Maiden, and Megadeth are facing off against each other in the Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance. Other hopefuls in the category include Lamb Of God, Halestorm, and Marilyn Manson. Bonnie Raitt's comeback disc, "Slipstream" is also among the nominees with a bid for Best Americana Album, while Dr. John's "Locked Down" is a Best Blues Album contender. U2, the Beach Boys, Carole King, and Bob Marley & The Wailers could win awards as well. Nominees for the 55th annual Grammy Awards were released Wednesday night. Select categories were announced in a live TV special which included a performance from The Who. Fun. and Frank Ocean are the top nominees heading into the 55th annual Grammy Awards, which will be presented in a ceremony in Los Angeles airing on CBS on February 10th.

A list of nominees in select categories for the 55th annual Grammy Awards follows.

RECORD OF THE YEAR

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

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

The Black Keys, "El Camino"
Fun., "Some Nights"
Mumford and Sons, "Babel"
Frank Ocean, "Channel Orange"
Jack White, "Blunderbuss"

SONG OF THE YEAR

Ed Sheeran, "The A Team" (performed by Ed Sheeran)
Miguel Pimentel, "Adorn" (performed by Miguel)
Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, "Call Me Maybe" (performed by Carly Rae Jepsen)
Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" (performed by Kelly Clarkson)
Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, "We Are Young" (performed by Fun.)

BEST NEW ARTIST

Alabama Shakes
Fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

Alabama Shakes, "Hold On"
The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy"
Coldplay, "Charlie Brown"
Mumford & Sons, "I Will Wait"
Bruce Springsteen, "We Take Care Of Our Own"

BEST HARD ROCK/METAL PERFORMANCE

Anthrax, "I'm Alive"
Halesorm, "Love Bites (So Do I)"
Iron Maiden, "Blood Brothers"
Lamb Of God," Ghost Walking"
Marilyn Manson, "No Reflection"
Megadeth, "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)

BEST ROCK SONG

Jack White, "Freedom At 21" (performed by Jack White)
Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall & Marcus Mumford, "I Will Wait" (performed by Mumford & Sons)
Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton, & Patrick Carney, "Lonely Boy" (performed by The Black Keys)
Matthew Bellamy, "Madness" (performed by Muse)
Bruce Springsteen, "We Take Care Of Our Own" (performed by Bruce Springsteen)

BEST ROCK ALBUM

The Black Keys, "El Camino"
Coldplay, "Mylo Xyloto"
Muse, "The 2nd Law"
Bruce Springsteen, "Wrecking Ball"
Jack White, "Blunderbuss"

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM

Michael Buble, "Christmas"
Carole King, "A Holiday Carole"
Paul McCartney, "Kisses on the Bottom"

BEST BLUES ALBUM

Shemekia Copeland, "33 1/3"
Dr. John, "Locked Down"
Ruthie Foster, "Let It Burn"
Heritage Blues Orchestra," And Still I Rise"
Joan Osborne, "Bring It On Home"

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

The Avett Brothers, "The Carpenter"
John Fullbright," From The Ground Up"
The Lumineers," The Lumineers"
Mumford & Sons, "Babel"
Bonnie Raitt, "Slipstream"

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

Foster The People, "Houdini"
Jay-Z & Kanye West featuring Frank Ocean & The-Dream, "No Church In The Wild"
M.I.A., "Bad Girls"
Rihanna featuring Calvin Harris, "We Found Love"
Woodkid, "Run Boy Run"

BEST LONG FORM MUSIC VIDEO

Mumford & Sons, "Big Easy Express"
Sade, "Bring Me Home - Live 2011"
Esperanza Spalding, "Radio Music Society"
Tegan & Sara, "Get Along"
U2, "From The Sky Down"


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