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Fri, 07 Dec 2012 07:53:25 GMT | By Emma Jones
2013 Grammy nominations concert: Best and worst moments

Find out who performed, who presented and who was nominated for awards The Grammy Nominations Concert Live.



2013 Grammy nominations concert (© Kevin Winter, Getty Images)
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Adele swept the board at the last year's Grammy Awards with a well-deserved six gongs, but with the new momma slowing things down professionally, we're looking for a worthy successor to her reign. Unfortunately there hasn't been a huge number of commercial hits during this Grammy cycle -- which runs from Oct. 1, 2011, to Sept. 30, 2012, pushing Taylor Swift's Red out of the running, boo-hoo -- and in fact, Adele's 21 (a carryover from 2011) has still dominated as the bestselling album of the year.

That said, viral songs from the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, Gotye and heck, even Lana Del Rey have thrived in the depths of the interweb and could be the dark horses to watch in this race. Will Frank Ocean, Rihanna or Mumford & Sons beat them to the so-called Big Four: Album, Record and Song of the Year and Best New Artist? Will tonight's performers -- Maroon 5, Fun. and The Band Perry -- bomb or blow us away? Thus the guessing game begins as Taylor Swift and LL Cool J reveal the nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards...

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