Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards Announced
Nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy awards were announced on Friday, December 5 from Los Angeles. Hosted by LL Cool J, the nominations concert was telecast on CBS with performances by many UMG artists including Taylor Swift, Lorde, Katy Perry and Keith Urban (in a duet with Miguel) performing Bill Withers’ classic “Ain’t No Sunshine.” Robin Thicke closed the show by performing his massive hit, “Blurred Lines," with members of Earth Wind and Fire.
Jay Z was the biggest nominee of the night with a total of 9 nominations. Other major UMG nominees were Kendrick Lamar with 7 and Drake with 5 nods. Lorde, Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves all received 4 nominations.