Exploring The Alternative Field Nominees

A look at the nominees for Best Alternative Music Album for the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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    Neko Case
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    The National
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    Nine Inch Nails' Trent Reznor
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    Tame Impala
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    Vampire Weekend
January 13, 2014 -- 3:25 pm PST

You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the Alternative Field for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

This year's Alternative Field includes first-time nominations for the National and Tame Impala. Neko Case and Vampire Weekend are vying for their first GRAMMY Award, while Nine Inch Nails look to add to their GRAMMY total.

Best Alternative Music Album

Neko Case, The Worse Things Get, The Harder I Fight, The Harder I Fight, The More I Love You

Case has one nomination this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations.

The National, Trouble Will Find Me

The National have one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of their career.

Nine Inch Nails, Hesitation Marks

Nine Inch Nails have one nomination this year, nine prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins. Bandleader Trent Reznor has four prior solo GRAMMY nominations and one prior solo win.

Tame Impala, Lonerism

Tame Impala have one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of their career.

Vampire Weekend, Modern Vampires Of The City

Vampire Weekend have one nomination this year and one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Who will take home the award for Best Alternative Music Album? Tune in to the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Jan. 26, 2014, taking place at Staples Center in Los Angeles and airing live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT). 

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