Grammy Nominations 2013 List: Justin Bieber Snubbed, Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West And Fun. Top Nominees

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on December 06 2012 8:56 AM

The 2013 Grammy nominations were announced Wednesday with Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons and Fun. as the top nominees.

The 55th annual Grammy Awards will air on Sunday, Feb. 10, on CBS. Unlike the American Music Awards, which are decided by fans, the Grammy Awards are chosen by a committee of industry professionals.

Ocean, Jay-Z, Fun., Mumford & Sons and Kanye West each received six nominations. The Black Keys and Miguel both came in a close second with five nominations each.

Missing from the lineup, though, was Justin Bieber, who took home three American Music Awards last month. Many, including the Bieb's manager, believe the 18-year-old pop phenom was snubbed of Grammy nods.

"I just plain DISAGREE," Scooter Braun, his manager and Schoolboy Records boss, tweeted. "The kid deserved it. Grammy board u blew it on this one."

The girls were also on fire as Grammy nominees, with Kelly Clarkson on top with four nominations. Taylor Swift received three nominations while newcomer Carly Rae Jepson scored two for her hit single, "Call Me Maybe."

Album of the Year nominees included The Black Keys for "El Camino," Fun. for "Some Nights," Mumford & Sons for "Babel," Frank Ocean for "Channel Orange" and Jack White for "Blunderbuss." Record of the Year has The Black Keys for "Lonely Boy," Kelly Clarkson for "Stronger," Fun. for "We Are Young" featuring Janelle Monae, Gotye for "Somebody That I Used To Know" featuring Kimbra, Frank Ocean for "Thinkin Bout You" and Taylor Swift for "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together."

Below is the full list of the 2012 Grammy nominations by category.

Album of the YearThe Black Keys - El CaminoFun. - Some NightsMumford & Sons - BabelFrank Ocean - Channel OrangeJack White - Blunderbuss

Record of the YearThe Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger"Fun. feat. Janelle Monae - "We Are Young"Gotye feat. Kimbra - "Somebody That I Used to Know"Frank Ocean - "Thinkin Bout You"Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"

Best New Artist

The Alabama ShakesFun.Hunter HayesThe LumineersFrank Ocean

Best Pop Vocal AlbumKelly Clarkson - StrongerFlorence and the Machine - CeremonialsFun. - Some NightsMaroon 5 - OverexposedPink - The Truth About Love

Song of the YearEd Sheeran - "The A Team"Miguel - "Adorn"Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"Fun. - "We Are Young"

Best Pop Solo PerformanceAdele - "Set Fire to the Rain (Live)"Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"Rihanna - "Where Have You Been"

Best Pop Duo/Group PerformanceFlorence and the Machine - "Shake It Out"Fun. - "We Are Young"Gotye feat. Kimbra - "Somebody That I Used to Know"LMFAO - "Sexy and I Know It"Maroon 5 - "Payphone"

Best Dance RecordingAvicii - "Levels"Calvin Harris feat. Ne-Yo - "Let's Go"Skrillex feat. Sirah - "Bangarang"Swedish House Mafia feat. John Martin - "Don't You Worry Child"Al Walser - "I Can't Live Without You"

Best Dance/Electronic AlbumSteve Aoki - Wonderlandhe Chemical Brothers Don't Thinkdeadmau5>Album Title Goes Here

Best Rock PerformanceAlabama Shakes - "Hold On"The Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Coldplay - "Charlie Brown"Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"Bruce Springsteen - "We Take Care of Our Own"

Best Hard Rock/Metal PerformanceAnthrax - "I'm Alive"Halestorm - "Love Bites (So Do I)"Iron Maiden - "Blood Brothers"Lamb of God - "Ghost Walking"Marilyn Manson - "No Reflection"Megadeth - "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)"

Best Rock SongJack White - "Freedom at 21"Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"The Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Muse - "Madness"Bruce Springsteen - "We Take Care of Our Own"

Best Rock AlbumThe Black Keys, El CaminoMuse, The 2nd LawColdplay, Mylo XylotoBruce Springsteen, Wrecking BallJack White, Blunderbuss

Best Alternative Music AlbumFiona Apple, The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoBjork, BiophiliaGotye, Making MirrorsM83, Hurry Up, We're DreamingTom Waits, Bad As Me

Best R&B PerformanceEstelle - "Thank You"Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Ledisi - "Gonna Be Alright (F.T.B.)Luke James - "I Want You"Miguel - "Adorn"Usher - "Climax"

Best Traditional R&B PerformanceAnita Baker - "Lately"Beyonce - "Love on Top"Melanie Fiona - "Wrong Side of a Love Song"Gregory Porter - "Real Good Hands"SWV - "If Only You Knew"

Best Urban Contemporary AlbumChris Brown, FortuneMiguel, Kaleidoscope DreamFrank Ocean, Channel Orange

Best R&B AlbumRobert Glasper Experiment, Black RadioAnthony Hamilton, Back To LoveR. Kelly, Write Me BackTamia, Beautiful SurpriseTyrese, Open Invitation

Best Rap PerformanceDrake feat. Lil' Wayne - "HYFR (Hell Ya F---ing Right)"Jay-Z & Kanye West - "N---as In Paris"Nas - "Daughters"Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - "Mercy"Young Geezy feat. Jay-Z & Andre 3000 - "I Do"

Best Rap/Sung CollaborationFlo Rida feat. Sia - "Wild Ones"Jay-Z & Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean & The-Dream - "No Church in the Wild"John Legend feat. Ludacris - "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"Nas feat. Amy Whinehouse - "Cherry Wine"Rihanna feat. Jay-Z - "Talk That Talk"

Best Rap SongNas - "Daughters"Wale feat. Miguel - "Lotus Flower Bomb"Kanye West Featuring Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - "Mercy"Drake feat. Lil' Wayne - "The Motto"Jay-Z & Kanye West - "N---as In Paris"Snoop Dogg & Wiz Khalifa Featuring Bruno Mars - "Young, Wild & Free"

Best Rap AlbumDrake, Take CareLupe Fiasco, Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1The Roots, UndunNas, Life Is GoodRick Ross, God Forgives, I Don't2 Chainz, Based on a T.R.U. Story

Best Country SongCarrie Underwood - "Blown Away"Ronnie Dunn -"Cost of Livin' "Eli Young Band - "Even If It Breaks Your Heart"Alan Jackson - "So You Don't Have to Love Me Anymore"Eric Church - "Springsteen"

Best Country Solo PerformanceDierks Bentley - "Home"Eric Church - "Springsteen"Ronnie Dunn - "Cost of Livin' "Hunter Hayes - "Wanted"Blake Shelton - "Over"Carrie Underwood - "Blown Away"

Best Americana AlbumThe Avett Brothers, The CarpenterJohn Fullbright, From the Ground UpThe Lumineers, The LumineersMumford & Sons, BabelBonnie Raitt, Slipstream

Best Blues AlbumShemekia Copeland, 33 1/3Dr. John, Locked DownRuthie Foster, Let It BurnHeritage Blues Orchestra, And I Still RiseJoan Osborne, Bring It on Home

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