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2014 Grammy Award nominations announced!

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The nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards were announced on Friday night.

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The biggest ROCK nominee is Imagine Dragons for Song of the year for Radioactive. But they will be going up against Daft Punk, Lorde, Bruno Mars, and Robin Thicke to win it.

 

As far as the ROCK categories are concerned, here you go.

16. BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You

Neko Case

Label: Anti Records

Trouble Will Find Me

The National

Label: 4Ad

Hesitation Marks

Nine Inch Nails

Label: Columbia Records

Lonerism

Tame Impala

Label: Modular/Interscope

Modern Vampires Of The City

Vampire Weekend

Label: Xl Recordings

 

12. BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

Always Alright

Alabama Shakes

Track from: Silver Linings Playbook Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Label: Sony Classical

The Stars (Are Out Tonight)

David Bowie

Track from: The Next Day

Label: Columbia Records

Radioactive

Imagine Dragons

Track from: Night Visions

Label: Kidinakorner/ Interscope

Kashmir

Led Zeppelin

Track from: Celebration Day

Label: Swan Song/Atlantic

My God Is The Sun

Queens Of The Stone Age

Track from: ...Like Clockwork

Label: Matador

I'm Shakin'

Jack White

Label: Columbia Records/ Third Man

 

13. BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

T.N.T.

Anthrax

Track from: Anthems

Label: Megaforce

God Is Dead?

Black Sabbath

Track from: 13

Label: Vertigo/Republic

The Enemy Inside

Dream Theater

Track from: Dream Theater

Label: Roadrunner Records

In Due Time

Killswitch Engage

Track from: Disarm The Descent

Label: Roadrunner Records

Room 24

Volbeat Featuring King Diamond

Track from: Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies

Label: Republic Records

 

14. BEST ROCK SONG

Ain't Messin 'Round

Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)

Label: Warner Bros. Records; Publisher: Hotwire Unlimited LLC

Cut Me Some Slack

Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)

Track from: Sound City - Real To Reel

Label: RCA Records / Roswell Records; Publishers: MPL Communications, Inc./M.J.-Twelve Music/Murky Slough Music/Kobalt Music/Ruthensmear Music/Bug Music

Doom And Gloom

Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)

Label: Universal Music Enterprises; Publisher: Promopub B.V.

God Is Dead?

Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi & Ozzy Osbourne, songwriters (Black Sabbath)

Track from: 13

Label: Vertigo/Republic; Publishers: Aston Music/Blizzard Music Limited/Valallen Music

Panic Station

Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)

Label: Warner Bros. Records; Publisher: Warner Chappell

 

15. BEST ROCK ALBUM

13

Black Sabbath

Label: Vertigo/Republic

The Next Day

David Bowie

Label: Columbia Records

Mechanical Bull

Kings Of Leon

Label: RCA Records

Celebration Day

Led Zeppelin

Label: Swan Song/Atlantic

...Like Clockwork

Queens Of The Stone Age

Label: Matador

Psychedelic Pill

Neil Young With Crazy Horse

Label: Reprise

 

57. BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

Django Unchained

(Various Artists)

Label: Loma Vista/Universal Republic

The Great Gatsby (Deluxe Edition)

(Various Artists)

Label: WaterTower Music/ Interscope

Les Misérables (Deluxe Edition)

(Various Artists)

Label: Universal Republic

Muscle Shoals

(Various Artists)

Label: Universal Republic

Sound City: Real To Reel

Dave Grohl & Various Artists

Label: RCA Records/Roswell Records

 

So who do you think will win?

The awards will be presented on January 26, 2014 at the Staples Center in LA.

For a complete list of this years nominations click here!