Exploring The Pop Field Nominees

Go inside the nominations in the Pop Field categories for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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    Pink
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    Kelly Clarkson
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    Adele
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    Florence & The Machine
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    Maroon 5
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    Carly Rae Jepsen
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    Dave Koz
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    Gotye
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    Rihanna
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    Katy Perry
February 08, 2013 -- 10:38 am PST
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You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the Pop Field categories for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

The spectrum of this year's pop nominations spans first-time nominations to GRAMMY-winning veterans. Four of this year's artists — Kelly Clarkson, Fun., Florence & The Machine, and Maroon 5  — each received two nominations in the Pop Field. Following her record total of six GRAMMY wins last year, Adele looks to win her ninth career statue. Fun., Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye, Kimbra, and Arun Shenoy are all first-time nominees. Returning nominees looking for their first taste of GRAMMY gold are Gerald Albright, Chris Botti, Florence & The Machine, Dave Koz, LMFAO, and Katy Perry.

Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele, "Set Fire To The Rain [Live]"

 Adele is up for one nomination this year. She has 11 prior nominations and eight GRAMMY wins.

Kelly Clarkson, "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"

Clarkson is up for three nominations this year. She has six prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins.

Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe"

 Jepsen is up for two nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

Katy Perry, "Wide Awake"

Perry is up for one nomination this year. She has eight previous GRAMMY nominations.

Rihanna, "Where Have You Been"

Rihanna is up for three nominations this year. She has 18 prior nominations and five GRAMMY wins.

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Florence & The Machine, "Shake It Out"

Florence & The Machine are up for two nominations this year. They have one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe, "We Are Young"

 Fun. are up for six nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their career. Monáe is up for three nominations this year. She has three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Gotye Featuring Kimbra, "Somebody That I Used To Know"

Gotye is up for three nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of his career. Kimbra is up for two GRAMMY nominations, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of her career.

LMFAO, "Sexy And I Know It"

LMFAO are up for one nomination this year. They have one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Maroon 5 & Wiz Khalifa, "Payphone"

Maroon 5 are up for two nominations this year. They have nine prior nominations and three GRAMMY wins. Wiz Khalifa is up for two nominations this year. He has two prior GRAMMY nominations. 

Best Pop Instrumental Album

Gerald Albright & Norman Brown, 24/7

Albright is up for one nomination this year. He has five prior GRAMMY nominations. Brown is up for one nomination this year. He has one prior GRAMMY win.

Chris Botti, Impressions

Botti is up for one nomination this year. He has four prior GRAMMY nominations.

Larry Carlton, Four Hands & A Heart Volume One

Carlton is up for one nomination this year. He has 18 prior nominations and four GRAMMY wins.

Dave Koz, Live At The Blue Note Tokyo

Koz is up for one nomination this year. He has seven prior GRAMMY nominations.

Arun Shenoy, Rumbadoodle

Shenoy is up for one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career. 

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kelly Clarkson, Stronger 

Clarkson is up for three nominations this year. She has six prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins.

Florence & The Machine, Ceremonials

 Florence & The Machine are up for two nominations this year. They have one prior GRAMMY nomination.

 Fun., Some Nights

Fun. are up for six nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their career.

 Maroon 5, Overexposed

Maroon 5 are up for two nominations this year. They have nine prior nominations and three GRAMMY wins.

Pink, The Truth About Love 

Pink is up for one nomination this year. She has 12 prior nominations and three GRAMMY wins.

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