Feb 10, 2013 at 05:31pm IST

Grammy Awards 2013: The musical night promises to be bigger and better

New Delhi: The Oscars of the music industry is round the corner and the best of 2012 will be honoured at the 55th annual Grammy Awards. From classical to rock to country music, the musicians will be felicitated at the biggest music awards. The night will see LL Cool J take over as the host of the show and musicians like Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Black Keys, Elton John and The Lumineers take over the stage with their mesmerising performances.

From fashion to performances to awards, the biggest musical night will be high on entertainment. Elton John will be seen performing with young Grammy nominees like Mumford & Sons, Zac Brown, Ed Sheeran and Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes. This year the young male artists have taken over the nominees list like Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West or Jack White.

To keep up with the star performances of the night, hip-hop star Whiz Khalifa will take on the Grammy stage with Miguel to perform the popular track 'Adorn' that has been nominated for 'Best Song Of The Year' and 'Best R & B song' category.

Grammy Awards 2013: The musical night promises to be bigger

The Oscars of the music industry is round the corner and the best of 2012 will be honoured at the Grammy Awards.

But more than the entertainment quotient, it is the dress code for the Grammy awards that has kept the awards in news. The attendees have been issued an advisory asking them to dress up in an appropriate manner during the gala night.

The final list of nominees for Grammy 2013 are:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

'El Camino' - The Black Keys

'Some Nights' - fun.

'Babel' - Mumford & Sons

'Channel Orange' - Frank Ocean

'Blunderbuss' - Jack White

RECORD OF THE YEAR

'Lonely Boy' - Black Keys

'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)' - Kelly Clarkson

'We Are Young' - fun. featuring Janelle Monae

'Somebody That I Used To Know' - Gotye featuring Kimbra

'Thinkin Bout You' - Frank Ocean

'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' - Taylor Swift

BEST NEW ARTIST

Alabama Shakes

fun.

Hunter Hayes

The Lumineers

Frank Ocean

SONG OF THE YEAR (Songwriter's award)

'The A Team' - Ed Sheeran, songwriter

'Adorn' - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter

'Call Me Maybe' - Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters

'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)' - Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters

'We Are Young' - Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

'Stronger' - Kelly Clarkson

'Ceremonials' - Florence and the Machine

'Some Nights' - fun.

'Overexposed' - Maroon 5

'The Truth About Love' - Pink

BEST ROCK ALBUM

'El Camino' - The Black Keys

'Mylo Xyloto' - Coldplay

'The 2nd Law' - Muse

'Wrecking Ball' - Bruce Springsteen

'Blunderbuss' - Jack White

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

'The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do' -Fiona Apple

'Biophilia' - Björk

'Making Mirrors' - Gotye

'Hurry Up, We're Dreaming' - M83

'Bad As Me' - Tom Waits

BEST R&B ALBUM

'Black Radio' - Robert Glasper Experiment

'Back To Love' - Anthony Hamilton

'Write Me Back' - R. Kelly

'Beautiful Surprise' - Tamia

'Open Invitation' - Tyrese

BEST RAP ALBUM

'Take Care' - Drake

'Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1' - Lupe Fiasco

'Life Is Good' - Nas

'Undun' - The Roots

'God Forgives, I Don't' - Rick Ross

'Based On A T.R.U. Story' - 2 Chainz

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

'Uncaged' - Zac Brown Band

'Hunter Hayes' - Hunter Hayes

'Living For A Song: A Tribute To Hank Cochran' - Jamey Johnson

'Four The Record' - Miranda Lambert

'The Time Jumpers' - The Time Jumpers

Grammy will be telecast at 6.30 am IST on VH1.

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