Exploring The Rock Field Nominees

Go inside the nominations in the Rock Field categories for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards
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    Coldplay
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    Muse
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    The Black Keys
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    Megadeth
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    Halestorm's Lzzy Hale
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    Mumford & Sons
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    Anthrax
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    Lamb Of God's Randy Blythe
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    Iron Maiden's Bruce Dickinson
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    Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard
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    Marilyn Manson
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    Bruce Springsteen
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    Jack White
February 06, 2013 -- 1:55 pm PST
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You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated in the Rock Field categories for the 55th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Alabama Shakes, who are up for Best New Artist, and Halestorm are first-time GRAMMY nominees. Previous GRAMMY nominees looking to win their first GRAMMY are Anthrax, Lamb Of God, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, and Mumford & Sons. Artists looking to add to their GRAMMY collection are the Black Keys, Coldplay, Iron Maiden, Muse, Bruce Springsteen, and Jack White.

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes, "Hold On"

Alabama Shakes are up for two nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their career.

The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy"

The Black Keys are up for five nominations this year. They have four prior nominations and two GRAMMY wins.

Coldplay, "Charlie Brown"

Coldplay are up for two nominations this year. They have 19 prior nominations and six GRAMMY wins.

Mumford & Sons, "I Will Wait"

Mumford & Sons are up for six nominations this year. They have three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Bruce Springsteen, "We Take Care Of Our Own"

Springsteen is up for three nominations this year. He has 46 prior nominations and 20 GRAMMY wins.

Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance

Anthrax, "I'm Alive"

Anthrax are up for one nomination this year. They have three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Halestorm, "Love Bites (So Do I)"

Halestorm are up for one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of their career.

Iron Maiden, "Blood Brothers"

Iron Maiden are up for one nomination this year. They have three prior nominations and one GRAMMY win.

Lamb Of God, "Ghost Walking"

Lamb Of God are up for one nomination this year. They have three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Marilyn Manson, "No Reflection"

Marilyn Manson is up for one nomination this year. He has three prior GRAMMY nominations.

Megadeth, "Whose Life (Is It Anyways?)"

Megadeth are up for one nomination this year. They have 10 prior GRAMMY nominations.

Best Rock Song

Jack White, "Freedom At 21" (Jack White, songwriter)

White is up for three nominations this year. He has 18 prior nominations and nine GRAMMY wins.

Mumford & Sons, "I Will Wait" (Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett, Winston Marshall & Marcus Mumford, songwriters)

Mumford & Sons are up for six nominations this year. They have three prior GRAMMY nominations as a group. Dwane, Lovett and Mumford also have three prior nominations each.

The Black Keys, "Lonely Boy" (Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, songwriters)

The Black Keys are up for five nominations this year. They have four prior GRAMMY nominations and two GRAMMY wins. Auerbach, who is up for six total nominations this year, and Carney have one prior GRAMMY nomination each. Burton is up for one nomination this year, marking the first GRAMMY nomination of his career.

Muse, "Madness" (Matthew Bellamy, songwriter)

Muse are up for one nomination this year. They have two prior nominations and one GRAMMY win. Bellamy has one prior GRAMMY nomination.

Bruce Springsteen, "We Take Care Of Our Own" (Bruce Springsteen, songwriter)

Springsteen is up for three nominations this year. He has 46 prior nominations and 20 GRAMMY wins.

Best Rock Album

The Black Keys, El Camino

The Black Keys are up for five nominations this year. They have four prior GRAMMY nominations and two GRAMMY wins.

Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto

Coldplay are up for two nominations this year. They have 19 prior nominations and six GRAMMY wins.

Muse, The 2nd Law

Muse are up for one nomination this year. They have two prior nominations and one GRAMMY win.

Bruce Springsteen, Wrecking Ball

Springsteen is up for three nominations this year. He has 46 prior nominations and 20 GRAMMY wins.

Jack White, Blunderbuss

White is up for three nominations this year. He has 18 prior nominations and nine GRAMMY wins.

Who will take home the awards in the Rock 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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