The 2014 Grammy nominations concert took place tonight in Los Angeles, where LL Cool J hosted and, appropriately, hip hop ruled the proceedings.
Katy Perry, Bruno Mars and Lorde are among the acts who will compete for Song of the Year when the awards how airs in January, while Record of the Year finds Daft Punk challenging Robin Thicke, Imagine Dragons, Bruno Mars and Lorde.
Meanwhile, the Album of the Year nominees include Daft Punk, Taylor Swift, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, plus dark horse contenders Kendrick Lamar and Sara Bareilles.
Hitmakers Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will face Lamar, James Blake and others for the Best New Artist statuette
Overall, Jay Z led the pack with nine nominations. Among the most-nominated are Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis, Lamar, Williams, and Timberlake, who all received seven mentions. Drake received five.
The 2014 Grammy Nominations:
For the complete list of nominees, head to the official Grammys website.