2013 GRAMMY® NOMINEES ALBUM CONTAINS 22 TRACKS FEATURING A DIVERSE ARRAY OF ARTISTS AND MEMORABLE SONGS

ALBUM, AVAILABLE DIGITALLY AND IN STORES JAN. 22, 2013; PURCHASE GIVES MUSIC FANS TWO CHANCES TO ATTEND MUSIC’S BIGGEST NIGHT®

CAPITOL RECORDS and THE RECORDING ACADEMY®‘s GRAMMY RECORDINGS® will release the 2013 GRAMMY® NOMINEES album on Jan. 22, 2013 and provide lucky music and GRAMMY fans two chances to attend the 55TH or the 56TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. The album features 22 critically acclaimed smash hits from a myriad of chart-topping artists from various genres.

2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM (CD Artwork)

2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM (CD Artwork)

The 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS will be held SUNDAY, FEB. 10 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, and will be broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on the CBS Television Network from 8 – 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

The 19th edition of the best-selling collection includes many of the most widely recognized GRAMMY categories representing nominees for RECORD OF THE YEAR, ALBUM OF THE YEAR, SONG OF THE YEAR, BEST NEW ARTIST, BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE, BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM, BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE, BEST ROCK SONG, and BEST ROCK ALBUM. The album is made possible by a special arrangement with all of the major music distribution companies and rotates labels from year to year. A portion of the proceeds from the album benefit the MUSICARES FOUNDATION® and the GRAMMY FOUNDATION®— two charitable organizations established by The Recording Academy.

Grammy Award

Grammy Award

In conjunction with the 2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES album, CAPITOL RECORDS and THE RECORDING ACADEMY will offer two opportunities to attend the annual GRAMMY Awards. First, when pre-ordering the 2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES album at www.grammy.com/2013grammyalbumby Jan. 21, music fans can enter to win a trip to the 55TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS on Feb. 10, 2013. Additionally, providing another chance to win tickets to Music’s Biggest Night®, each 2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES album purchased in stores will include a special game piece featuring a unique entry code for the GRAMMY TICKET GAME. To participate, the code must be entered at www.grammy.com/2013grammyalbum the opportunity to win a trip for two to the 56TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS in 2014. The second-place winner will receive other official GRAMMY Awards merchandise.

2013 GRAMMY NOMINEES ALBUM TRACKLIST:
1. THE BLACK KEYS                                                            12. ED SHEERAN
“Lonely Boy”                                                                                         “The A Team”
Record Of The Year                                                                          Song Of The Year
Album Of The Year
Best Rock Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album

2. KELLY CLARKSON                                                          13. HUNTER HAYES
“Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”                                              “Wanted”
Record Of The Year                                                                            Best New Artist
Song Of The Year
Best Pop Solo Performance
Best Pop Vocal Album

3. TAYLOR SWIFT                                                                14. THE LUMINEERS
“We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”                           “Ho Hey”
Record Of The Year                                                                            Best New Artist

4. GOTYE                                                                                      15. ALABAMA SHAKES
“Somebody That I Used To Know”                                                “Hold On”
(feat. Kimbra)                                                                                        Best New Artist
Record Of The Year                                                                            Best Rock Performance

5. KATY PERRY                                                                         16. MUMFORD & SONS
“Wide Awake”                                                                                         “I Will Wait”
Best Pop Solo Performance                                                           Album Of The Year
Best Rock Performance
Best Rock Song

6. FUN. FEAT. JANELLE MONAE                               17. FRANK OCEAN
“We Are Young”                                                                                    “Pyramids”
Record Of The Year                                                                            Album Of The Year
Album Of The Year                                                                            Best New Artist
Song Of The Year
Best New Artist
Best Pop Vocal Album

7. FLORENCE + THE MACHINE                                  18. BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN
“Shake It Out”                                                                                        “We Take Care Of Our Own”
Best Pop Vocal Album                                                                      Best Rock Performance
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album

8. P!NK                                                                                          19. JACK WHITE
“Try”                                                                                                       “Freedom At 21”
Best Pop Vocal Album                                                                  Album Of The Year
Best Rock Song
Best Rock Album

9. MAROON 5 FEAT. WIZ KHALIFA                          20. MUSE
“Payphone”                                                                                             “Madness”
Best Pop Vocal Album                                                                      Best Rock Song
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance                                             Best Rock Album

10. CARLY RAE JEPSEN                                                     21. COLDPLAY
“Call Me Maybe”                                                                                  “Charlie Brown”
Song Of The Year                                                                                  Best Rock Performance
Best Pop Solo Performance                                                             Best Rock Album

11. MIGUEL                                                                                   22. ADELE
“Adorn”                                                                                                    “Set Fire To The Rain”
Song Of The Year                                                                                (Live At The Royal Albert Hall)
Best Pop Solo Performance
Grammy
Established in 1957, THE RECORDING ACADEMY is an organization of musicians, songwriters, producers, engineers and recording professionals that is dedicated to improving the cultural condition and quality of life for music and its makers. Internationally known for the GRAMMY AWARDS — the preeminent peer-recognized award for musical excellence and the most credible brand in music — The RECORDING ACADEMY is responsible for groundbreaking professional development, cultural enrichment, advocacy, education and human services programs and continues to focus on its mission of recognizing musical excellence, advocating for the well-being of music makers and ensuring music remains an indelible part of our culture. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.GRAMMY.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like “The GRAMMYs” on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs’ social communities on Foursquare, GetGlue, Google +,Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, and YouTube.

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