Exploring The Album Of The Year Nominees

A look at the nominees for Album Of The Year for the 56th GRAMMY Awards
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    Sara Bareilles
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    Daft Punk
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    Kendrick Lamar
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    Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
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    Taylor Swift
January 21, 2014 -- 10:09 am PST

You've seen the list of nominees, now take a closer look at the artists nominated for Album Of The Year for the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards.

Album Of The Year

The Album Of The Year race features previous GRAMMY nominee Sara Bareilles; GRAMMY winners Daft Punk and Taylor Swift; and first-time GRAMMY nominees Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, both of whom are also nominated for Best New Artist.










Sara Bareilles, The Blessed Unrest

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

Daft Punk, Random Access Memories

Daft Punk have four nominations this year, as well as eight prior GRAMMY nominations and two prior GRAMMY wins.

Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid, M.A.A.D City

Lamar has seven nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of his career.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, The Heist

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have seven nominations this year, marking the first GRAMMY nominations of their careers.

Taylor Swift, Red

Swift has four nominations this year. She's scored 15 prior GRAMMY nominations and seven prior GRAMMY wins, including Album Of The Year for in 2009 for Fearless.

Who will take home the GRAMMY for Album Of The Year? 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).

Spotify Playlist: Album Of The Year Nominees 

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