Exploring The Pop Field Nominees

A look at the nominees in the Pop Field categories for the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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    Sara Bareilles
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    Lorde
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    Katy Perry
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    Justin Timberlake
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    Daft Punk
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    Pharrell Williams
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    Pink
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    Nate Ruess
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    Mikky Ekko and Rihanna
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    Justin Timberlake
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    Jay Z
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    Herb Alpert
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    Boney James
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    Earl Klugh
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    Dave Koz
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    Richard Elliot
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    Mindi Abair
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    Gerald Albright
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    Jeff Lorber
December 16, 2013 -- 4:25 pm PST
GRAMMY.com

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

Six-time GRAMMY-winning artist Justin Timberlake leads the Pop Field with three nominations. Following with two nominations in the Field are newcomer Lorde, GRAMMY winner Bruno Mars and GRAMMY nominee Robin Thicke. Additional first-time nominees include Mindi Abair, Lana Del Rey, Mikky Ekko, and Richard Elliot. Returning nominees looking for their first taste of GRAMMY gold are Sara Bareilles, Boney James, the Jeff Lorber Fusion, Dave Koz, and Katy Perry.

Best Pop Solo Performance


Sara Bareilles, "Brave"

Bareilles has two nominations this year and three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Lorde, "Royals"

Lorde has four nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Bruno Mars, "When I Was Your Man"

Mars has four nominations this year, 14 prior GRAMMY nominations and one prior GRAMMY win.

Katy Perry, "Roar"

Perry has two nominations this year, and nine prior GRAMMY nominations.

Justin Timberlake, "Mirrors"

Timberlake has seven GRAMMY nominations this year, 28 prior GRAMMY nominations and six prior GRAMMY wins.

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams, "Get Lucky" 

Daft Punk have four nominations this year, eight prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins. Williams has seven nominations this year, 16 prior GRAMMY nominations and three prior GRAMMY wins.

Pink Featuring Nate Ruess, "Just Give Me A Reason"

Pink has two nominations this year, 13 prior GRAMMY nominations and three prior GRAMMY wins. Ruess has two nominations this year, six prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins.

Rihanna Featuring Mikky Ekko, "Stay"

Rihanna has two nominations this year, 21 prior GRAMMY nominations and six prior GRAMMY wins. Ekko has one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams, "Blurred Lines"

  

Thicke has three nominations this year and two prior GRAMMY nominations. T.I. has two nominations this year, 17 prior GRAMMY nominations and three prior GRAMMY wins. Williams has seven nominations this year, including Producer of The Year, Non-Classical.

Justin Timberlake & Jay Z, "Suit & Tie"

Timberlake has seven GRAMMY nominations this year, including nods in the R&B and Rap Fields. Jay Z has nine nominations this year, 52 prior GRAMMY nominations and 17 prior GRAMMY wins. 

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Herb Alpert, Steppin' Out

Alpert has one nomination this year, 22 prior GRAMMY nominations and seven prior GRAMMY wins.

Boney James, The Beat

James has one nomination this year, and three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Earl Klugh, Handpicked

Klugh has one nomination this year, 12 prior GRAMMY nominations and one prior GRAMMY win.

Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair & Richard Elliot, Summer Horns

Koz has one nomination this year, and eight prior GRAMMY nominations. Albright has one nomination this year, and six prior GRAMMY nominations. Abair and Elliot both have one nomination each this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their careers.

Jeff Lorber Fusion, Hacienda

The Jeff Lorber Fusion have one nomination this year, and one prior GRAMMY nomination. Lorber has three prior GRAMMY nominations as a solo artist.

Best Pop Vocal Album

Lana Del Rey, Paradise

Del Rey has two nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Lorde, Pure Heroine

Lorde has four nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Bruno Mars, Unorthodox Jukebox

Mars has four nominations this year, including a nod for Record Of The Year for "Locked Out Of Heaven."

Robin Thicke, Blurred Lines

Thicke has three nominations this year, marking his first nominations as an artist.

Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience — The Complete Experience

Timberlake has seven GRAMMY nominations this year, 28 prior GRAMMY nominations and six prior GRAMMY wins.

56th GRAMMYs: Pop Field Nominees Playlist

Who will take home the awards in the Pop Field categories? 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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