2014 Grammy Award nominees and winners

The 56th annual Grammy Awards ceremony is telecast live by CBS on Sunday, Jan. 26. Jay Z leads the field with nine nominations, while Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams each have seven. Watch for PG coverage of the music, the event and the fashion at post-gazette.com and in Monday's print editions.

The following are nominees and winners in the major categories; more at grammy.com.

Album of the Year

      "The Blessed Unrest," Sara Bareilles

  *   "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk

      "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City," Kendrick Lamar

      "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

      "Red," Taylor Swift

Record of the Year

  *   "Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

      "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons

      "Royals," Lorde

      "Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars

      "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams

Song of the Year

      "Just Give Me A Reason," Pink with Nate Ruess

      "Locked Out of Heaven," Philip Lawrence, Ari Levine & Bruno Mars

      "Roar,"  Katy Perry

  *   "Royals," Lorde

      "Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis with Mary Lambert

Best New Artist

      James Blake

      Kendrick Lamar

  *   Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

      Kacey Musgraves

      Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance

      "Brave," Sara Bareilles

  *   "Royals," Lorde

      "When I Was Your Man," Bruno Mars

      "Roar," Katy Perry

      "Mirrors," Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  *   "Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams

      "Just Give Me A Reason," Pink featuring Nate Ruess

      "Stay," Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko

      "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams

      "Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake & Jay Z

Best Pop Vocal Album

      "Paradise," Lana Del Rey

      "Pure Heroine," Lorde

  *   "Unorthodox Jukebox," Bruno Mars

      "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke

      "The 20/20 Experience - the Complete Experience," Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Instrumental Album

  *  "Steppin' Out," Herb Alpert

      "The Beat," Boney James

      "Handpicked," Earl Klugh

      "Summer Horns," Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot

      "Hacienda," Jeff Lorber Fusion

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

      "Viva Duets," tony Bennett & Various Artists

  *   "To Be Loved," Michael Bublé

      "The Standards," Gloria Estefan

      "Cee Lo's Magic Moment," Cee Lo Green

      "Now," Dionne Warwick

Best Rock Performance

      "Always Alright," Alabama Shakes

      "The Stars (Are Out tonight)," David Bowie

  *   "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons

      "Kashmir" (Live)Led Zeppelin

      "My God Is the Sun," Queens of the Stone Age

      "I'm Shakin'," Jack White

Best Rock Album

      "13," Black Sabbath

      "The Next Day," David Bowie

      "Mechanical Bull," Kings of Leon

  *   "Celebration Day," Led Zeppelin

      "… Like Clockwork," Queens of the Stone Age

      "Psychedelic Pill," Neil Young With Crazy Horse

Best Metal Performance

      "T.N.T.," Anthrax

  *   "God Is Dead?," Black Sabbath

      "The Enemy Inside," Dream Theater

      "In Due Time," Killswitch Engage

      "Room 24," Volbeat featuring King Diamond

Best Rock Song

      "Ain't Messin 'Round," Gary Clark Jr.

  *   "Cut Me Some Slack," Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear

      "Doom And Gloom," the Rolling Stones

      "God Is Dead?," Black Sabbath

      "Panic Station," Muse

Best Alternative Music Album

      "The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight, the Harder I Fight, the More I Love You," Neko Case

      "Trouble Will Find Me," The National

      "Hesitation Marks," Nine Inch Nails

      "Lonerism," Tame Impala

  *   "Modern Vampires of the City," Vampire Weekend

Best R&B Performance

      "Love And War," Tamar Braxton

      "Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton

      "Nakamarra," Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip

      "How Many Drinks?," Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar

  *   "Something," Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway

Best R&B Album

      "R&B Divas," Faith Evans

  *   "Girl On Fire," Alicia Keys

      "Love In the Future," John Legend

      "Better," Chrisette Michele

      "Three Kings," TGT

Best R&B Song

      "Best of Me," Anthony Hamilton

      "Love and War," Tamar Braxton

      "Only One," PJ Morton featuring Stevie Wonder

  *   "Pusher Love Girl," Justin Timberlake

      "Without Me," Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot

Best Rap Performance

      "Started From the Bottom," Drake

      "Berzerk," Eminem

      "Tom Ford," Jay Z

      "Swimming Pools (Drank)," Kendrick Lamar

  *   "Thrift Shop," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

    "Power Trip," J.Cole featuring Miguel

      "Part II (On the Run)," Jay Z featuring Beyoncé

  *   "Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake

      "Now Or Never," Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J. Blige

      "Remember You," Wiz Khalifa ** featuring the Weeknd

Best Rap Album

      "Nothing Was the Same," Drake

      "Magna Carta … Holy Grail," Jay Z

      "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City," Kendrick Lamar

  *   "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

      "Yeezus," Kanye West

Best Rap Song

      "F*****' Problems," ASAP Rocky featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar

      "Holy Grail," Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake

      "New Slaves," Kanye West

      "Started From the Bottom," Drake

  *   "Thrift Shop,"Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Wanz

Best Country Solo Performance

      "I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice

      "I Want Crazy," Hunter Hayes

      "Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert

  *   "Wagon Wheel," Darius Rucker

      "Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton

Best Country Album

      "Night Train," Jason Aldean

      "Two Lanes of Freedom," Tim McGraw

  *   "Same Trailer Different Park," Kacey Musgraves

      "Based On A True Story," Blake Shelton

      "Red," Taylor Swift

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  *   "From This Valley," The Civil Wars

      "Don't Rush," Kelly Clarkson featuring Vince Gill

      "Your Side of the Bed," Little Big town

      "Highway Don't Care," Tim McGraw, Taylor Swift & Keith Urban

      "You Can't Make Old Friends," Kenny Rogers With Dolly Parton

Best Country Song

      "Begin Again," Taylor Swift

      "I Drive Your Truck," Lee Brice

      "Mama's Broken Heart," Miranda Lambert

  *   "Merry Go 'Round," Kacey Musgraves

      "Mine Would Be You," Blake Shelton

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

      "Guided Tour," New Gary Burton Quartet

  *   "Money Jungle Provocative in Blue," Terri Lyne Carrington

      "Life Forum," Gerald Clayton

      "Pushing the World Away," Kenny Garrett

      "Out Here," Christian McBride Trio

Best Jazz Vocal Album

      "The World According to Andy Bey," Andy Bey

      "Attachments," Lorraine Feathe

  *   "Liquid Spirit," Gregory Porter

      "WomanChild," Cécile McLorin Salvant

      "After Blue," Tierney Sutton

Best Gospel Album

      "Grace (Live)," Tasha Cobbs

      "Best For Last 20 Year Celebration Vol. 1," Donald Lawrence

      "Best Days Yet," Bishop Paul S. Morton

      "God Chaser (Live)," William Murphy

  *   "Greater Than (Live)," Tye Tribbett

Best Gospel Song

      "Have Your Way," Calvin Frazier & Deitrick Haddon, songwriters (Deitrick Haddon)

 *   "If He Did It Before ... Same God [Live], "Tye Tribbett

      "If I Believe,"Charlie Wilson

      "A Little More Jesus," Erica Campbell

      "Still," Percy Bady featuring Lowell Pye

Best Latin Pop Album

      "Faith, Hope Y Amor," Frankie J

      "Viajero Frecuente," Ricardo Montaner

  *   "Vida," Draco Rosa

      "Syntek," Aleks Syntek

      "12 Historias," Tommy Torres

Best Reggae Album

  *  "Ziggy Marley in Concert," Ziggy Marley

     "One Love, One Life," Beres Hammond

     "The Messiah," Sizzla

     "Reggae Connection," Sly & Robbie and the Jam Masters

    "Reincarnated," Snoop Dog

Best World Music Album

*tie  "Savor Flamenco," Gipsy Kings

*tie  "Live: Singing for Peace Around the World," Ladysmith Black Mambazo

       "No Place for My Dream," Femi Kuti

       "The Living Room Sessions Part 2," Ravi Shankar

Best Bluegrass Album

      "It's Just A Road," the Boxcars

      "Brothers of the Highway," Dailey & Vincent

      "This World Oft Can Be," Della Mae

      "Three Chords And the Truth," James King

  *   "The Streets of Baltimore," Del McCoury Band

Best Blues Album

      "Remembering Little Walter," Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman

      "Cotton Mouth Man," James Cotton

  *   "Get Up!," Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite

      "Seesaw," Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa

      "Down In Louisiana," Bobby Rush

Best Folk Album

  *   "My Favorite Picture of You," Guy Clark

      "Sweetheart of the Sun," the Greencards

      "Build Me Up From Bones," Sarah Jarosz

      "The Ash & Clay," the Milk Carton Kids

      "They All Played For Us," Various Artists

Best Children's Album

      "Blue Clouds," Elizabeth Mitchell & You Are My Flower

      "The Mighty Sky," Beth Nielsen Chapman

      "Recess," Justin Roberts

      "Singing Our Way Through Songs For the World's Bravest Kids," Alastair Moock & Friends

  *   "Throw A Penny In the Wishing Well," Jennifer Gasoi

Best Spoken Word Album

  *  "America Again Re-becoming the Greatness We Never Weren't," Stephen Colbert

      "Carrie And Me," Carol Burnett

      "Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls," David Sedaris

      "Still Foolin' 'Em," Billy Crystal

      "The Storm King," Pete Seeger

Best Comedy Album

  *   "Calm Down Gurrl," Kathy Griffin

      "I'm Here to Help," Craig Ferguson

      "A Little Unprofessional," Ron White

      "Live," Tig Notaro

      "That's What I'm Talkin' About," Bob Saget

Best Musical Theater Album  

  *   "Kinky Boots" **

      "Matilda the Musical"

      "Motown the Musical"

Best Music Video

     "Safe And Sound," Capital Cities

     "Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film," Jay-Z

     "Can't Hold Us," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

  *   "Suit & Tie," Justin Timberlake featuring Jay-Z

     "I'm Shakin'," Jack White

Best Music Film

     "Live 2012," Coldplay

     "¡Cuatro!," Green Day

     "I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone: The Making Of Get Up!," Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite

  *   "Live Kisses," Paul McCartney

"The Road To Red Rocks," Mumford & Sons

** Denotes local ties

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