Select nominees for 56th annual Grammy Awards



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(AP) - Nominees announced Friday in top categories for the 56th annual Grammy Awards:

Record of the Year: "Get Lucky," Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams; "Radioactive," Imagine Dragons; "Royals," Lorde; "Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars; "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams.

Album of the Year: "The Blessed Unrest," Sara Bareilles; "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk; "good kid, m.A.A.d. city," Kendrick Lamar; "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; "Red," Taylor Swift.

Song of the Year: "Just Give Me a Reason," Pink featuring Nate Ruess; "Locked Out of Heaven," Bruno Mars; "Roar," Katy Perry; "Royals," Lorde; "Same Love," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Mary Lambert.

New Artist: James Blake, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kacey Musgraves, Ed Sheeran.

Pop Vocal Album: "Paradise," Lana Del Rey; "Pure Heroine," Lorde; "Unorthodox Jukebox," Bruno Mars; "Blurred Lines," Robin Thicke; "The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience," Justin Timberlake.

Rock Album: "13," Black Sabbath; "The Next Day," David Bowie; "Mechanical Bull," Kings of Leon; "Celebration Day," Led Zeppelin; "... Like Clockwork," Queens of the Stone Age; "Psychedelic Pill," Neil Young and Crazy Horse.

R&B Album: "R&B Divas," Faith Evans; "Girl on Fire," Alicia Keys; "Love in the Future," John Legend; "Better," Chrisette Michele; "Three Kings," TGT.

Rap Album: "Nothing Was the Same," Drake; "Magna Carta ... Holy Grail," Jay Z; "good kid, m.A.A.d. city," Kendrick Lamar; "The Heist," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis; "Yeezus," Kanye West.

Country Album: "Night Train," Jason Aldean; "Two Lanes of Freedom," Tim McGraw; "Based on a True Story ...," Blake Shelton; "Same Trailer Different Park," Kacey Musgraves; "Red," Taylor Swift.

Dance/Electronica Album: "Random Access Memories," Daft Punk; "Settle," Disclosure; "18 Months," Calvin Harris; "Atmosphere," Kaskade; A Color Map of the Sun," Pretty Lights.

Latin Pop Album: "Faith, Hope y Amor," Frankie J; "Viajero Frecuente," Ricardo Montaner; "Vida," Draco Rosa; "Syntec," Aleks Syntec; "12 Historias," Tommy Torres.

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