Clearly dominating the top of this year's Grammy nominations heap are Fun., Mumford & Sons, and Frank Ocean, but let's not forget all those other categories; those pats on the back awards that means the Recording Academy quietly approves. Like the award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
Florence + The Machine, 'Shake it Out'
Fun., 'We Are Young'
Gotye, 'Somebody That I used To Know'
Maroon 5, 'Payphone'
LMFAO, yes them for 'Sexy and I know It'
The salutes to the Best Rock Album:
The Black Keys, El Camino
Coldplay, Mylo Xyloto
Muse, The 2nd Law
Bruce Springsteen, Wrecking Ball
Jack White, Blunderbuss
The snaps for Best Vocal Album:
Kelly Clarkson , Stronger
Florence + the Machine, Ceremonials
Fun., Some Nights
Maroon 5, Overexposed
Pink, The Truth About Love
Or finally the recognition for Best Pop Solo Performance:
Katy Perry , 'Wide Awake'
Kelly Clarkson, 'Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)'
Rihanna, 'Where Have You Been'
Carly Rae Jepsen, 'Call Me Maybe'
Adele, 'Set Fire to the Rain.' She couldn't keep away could she?
Now let the musical bloodbath continue this February 10, 2013.