Exploring The Comedy Field Nominees

Go inside the nominations for Best Comedy Album for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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    Jimmy Fallon
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    Margaret Cho
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    Lewis Black
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    Kathy Griffin
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    Jim Gaffigan
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    Tenacious D
January 23, 2013 -- 12:02 pm PST
GRAMMY.com

You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the Comedy Field for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards. The group of Best Comedy Album nominees comprises first-time GRAMMY nominees Jim Gaffigan and Tenacious D, returning nominees Margaret Cho, Jimmy Fallon and Kathy Griffin, and two-time GRAMMY winner Lewis Black.

Best Comedy Album

Jimmy Fallon, Blow Your Pants Off

Fallon is up for one nomination this year. He has one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Margaret Cho, Cho Dependent (Live In Concert)

Cho is up for one nomination this year. She has three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Lewis Black, In God We Rust

Black is up for one nomination this year. He has four prior nominations and two GRAMMY wins.

Kathy Griffin, Kathy Griffin: Seaman 1st Class

Griffin is up for one nomination this year. She has four prior GRAMMY nominations.

Jim Gaffigan, Mr. Universe

Gaffigan is up for one nomination this year, marking his first career GRAMMY nomination.

Tenacious D, Rize Of The Fenix

Tenacious D are up for one nomination this year, marking their first career GRAMMY nomination as a duo. Jack Black has one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Who will take home the award for Best Comedy Album? Tune in to the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards on Feb. 10, 2013, 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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