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The 56th Grammy award nominations have been announced. The nominations for the coveted golden records are full of surprises and a few shocks. From Justin Timberlake being shut out of all four major categories to Lorde not receiving a best new artist nomination, the Grammy nominations shocked a lot of music fans.
The nominations concert brought out some of the biggest names in music to celebrate the awards. Jay-Z received nine nominations, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis also gained Grammy respect and Taylor Swift grabbed another nomination for her most recent album, Red. Daft Punk also scored nods in the major categories.
A few artists seemed notably absent on the nominations sheet, including Justin Timberlake for his latest album the 20/20 Experience and Florida Georgia Line not receiving a new artist nomination even though they had one of the largest crossover hits ever with “Cruise.”
The Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, Jan 26 on CBS. TheCelebrityCafe.com is counting down the top ten Grammy snubs and surprises.