Grammy Awards 2014 Nominees

After another year of great music, the nominees for this year’s Grammy Awards are in. The 56th installment of the iconic awards show is set to take place live on CBS on January 26, 2014 and will feature some of rock’s biggest acts and most legendary stars including David Bowie, Imagine Dragons, Queens of The Stone Age, Dream Theater, Black Sabbath, The Rolling Stones, Muse, Nine Inch Nails, Led Zeppelin, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, and many more. The lists of nominees for rock, metal, and alternative rock are below:

Best Rock Performance: 
Alabama Shakes – “Always Alright”
David Bowie – “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”
Imagine Dragons – “Radioactive”
Led Zeppelin – “Kashmir”
Queens of the Stone Age – “My God is the Sun”
Jack White – “I’m Shakin'”

Best Metal Performance: 
Anthrax –  “T.N.T.”
Black Sabbath – “God Is Dead?”
Dream Theater – “The Enemy Inside”
Killswitch Engage – “In Due Time”
Volbeat (feat. King Diamond) – “Room 24”

Best Rock Album: 
Black Sabbath – 13 
David Bowie – The Next Day 
Kings of Leon – Mechanical Bull 
Led Zeppelin – Celebration Day 
Queens of the Stone Age – …Like Clockwork 
Neil Young & Crazy Horse – Psychedelic Pill

Best Rock Song: 
Gary Clark, Jr. – “Ain’t Messin’ ‘Round”
Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, and Pat Smear – “Cut Me Some Slack”
The Rolling Stones – “Doom and Gloom”
Black Sabbath – “God Is Dead?”
Muse – “Panic Station”

Best Alternative Music Album: 
Neko Case – The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You
The National – Trouble Will Find Me
Nine Inch Nails – Hesitation Marks
Tame Impala – Lonerism 
Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City

– by Matt Bishop

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