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A look at Grammy Album, Record of the Year nominees

posted 6 Dec 2012, 01:54 by Sam Mbale   [ updated 6 Dec 2012, 01:55 ]

The Black Keys, fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean, and Kanye West top the nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards.

NONESUCH - Male artists led the nominations for the 2013 Grammys, as fun., Jay-ZKanye West, Frank Ocean, Mumford & Sons and Dan Auerbach from The Black Keys landed six nods each for music's biggest night.

Male artists took the lead in categories such as album of the year, with The Black Keys, fun., Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean and Jack White competing for the night's top award.

Record of the year nominees saw an assortment of rock, pop and hip hop nominees, with The Black Keys' "Lonely Boy," Kelly Clarkson's "Stronger," fun.'s "We Are Young," Australian artist Gotye's heartbreak hit "Somebody That I Used To Know," newcomer Frank Ocean's "Thinking About You," and Swift's "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

The winners will be announced at music's biggest night, televised from Los Angeles on February 10, 2013.