The announcement of the 2014 Grammy Award nominations contained a lot of surprises. Many music fans were expecting the music industry to recognize popular efforts by Justin Timberlake and Kanye West with Album of the Year nominations. The surprises reveal a competitive and deep field of nominees.
Nominated for Album of the Year. Also for Country Album, Country Song for "Begin Again."
The Grammys will be awarded in two ceremonies on January 26, 2014. The awards to different genres of music will be given in a pre-telecast ceremony. This will be followed by the broadcast of the main ceremony where awards are announced in the four "General" categories: Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist.
Look for more Grammy news at SCCLD in the weeks ahead.