Frank Ocean Nominated For 6 Grammys

Michael Nelson | December 5, 2012 - 11:40 pm

Frank Ocean has had a pretty good year, and he’s closing it out in style, cleaning up on year-end lists and now, being nominated for Grammys in six categories: Album Of The Year, Record Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, and Best Short Form Music Video. The other big winners are Dan Auerbach, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Mumford & Sons, and fun., all nominated for six awards each as well. Also worth mentioning here is the fact that Dirty Projectors’ Dave Longstreth was nominated for Best Recording Package. Check out the competition in the Big Four cats below; for a full list of nominees, go to Grammy.com.

Album Of The Year
The Black Keys – El Camino
fun. – Some Nights
Mumford & Sons – Babel
Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
Jack White – Blunderbuss

Record Of The Year
The Black Keys – “Lonely Boy”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe – “We Are Young”
Gotye Featuring Kimbra – “Somebody That I Used To Know”
Frank Ocean – “Thinkin Bout You”
Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”

Song Of The Year
Ed Sheeran – “The A Team”
Miguel – “Adorn”
Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
Kelly Clarkson – “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You)”
fun. – “We Are Young”

Best New Artist
Alabama Shakes
fun.
Hunter Hayes
The Lumineers
Frank Ocean

The 55th annual Grammy Awards air 2/10.