Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
Imagine Dragons and Lorde lead the nominations with 12 of the 40 award categories with Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis following close behind with 11, 10 and 8 noms respectively.
This year it seemed like the words “And the GRAMMY goes too” were hardly uttered during the night’s live broadcast, leaving plenty of room for the performances, which there were 20 of. All of which we ranked.
The GRAMMY-nominated group will not only be attending the game (and rooting for the Seattle Seahawks), but performing at halftime.
GRAMMY Nominees 2014 Announced: Jay Z, Kendrick Lamar, Justin Timberlake, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Lead the Pack
The nominees for the 2014 GRAMMYs are in and Jay Z tops the list with nine nominations — though you wouldn’t know it from watching the nominations concert.
The track took some heat around the VMAs based on the perception that Macklemore & Ryan Lewis spoke on behalf of a community they don’t actually belong to.
Macklemore, Justin Timberlake & Taylor Swift Score the Most Nominations at 2013 American Music Awards
This year’s show, airing November 24, will also include a performance from Miley Cyrus.
The hour-long special, airing on CBS, will also feature a performance from Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and of course, the announcement of this year’s GRAMMY nominees.
Nine Inch Nails headlined the second night of Made In America, filling the “rock legend” slot occupied by Pearl Jam at last year’s festival.
“We thought that we need to announce our tour. So what better place to go to announce our U.S. tour than Germany!”
Beatquake creates a 3-D map of the United States and, using three colored layers, tracks the songs that got the highest volume of plays. The map shows, “Thrift Shop” was rarely out of the No. 1 position.