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  • Today's News: Our Take - 2013 Grammy Nominations Include Smash, The Voice Coaches and Michelle Obama

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  • Adam Levine, Michelle Obama | Photo Credits: Jerod Harris/WireImage; Alex Wong/Getty Images
    The nominations for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Wednesday. Television held a strong presence among the honorees with two of The Voice coaches, NBC's freshmen hit Smash, Ellen DeGeneres, Rachel Maddow, Kathy Griffin, Jimmy Fallon and American Idol's Kelly Clarkson and Carrie Underwood all scoring nominations.Has your favorite show been canceled? Check out our fall TV scorecard to find outClarkson earned four nods, including Record of the Year for her song "Stronger," while Underwood scored one for Best Country Solo Performance for "Blown Away." DeGeneres and Maddow were nominated for Best Spoken Word Album. For Best Comedy Album, Late Night's Fallon scored a nod alongside Griffin.Though last year all four Voice coaches earned nods, this year only Blake Shelton and Adam Levine's band Maroon 5 were nominated for Grammys. Smash, which used to follow The Voice on Monday nights, also scored a nomination for "Let Me Be Your Star."Only a few months after her husband was re-elected, First Lady Michelle Obama was honored with a nod in the Best Spoken Word category for her book American Grown. Former President Bill Clinton was nominated alongside Obama for his book Back To Work: Why We Need Smart Government For a Strong Economy.Ian Somerhalder? Sofia Vergara? Make your picks for TV's sexiest eye candy now!Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, fun., Jay-Z, Mumford & Sons, Frank Ocean and Kanye West, all tied for the most nominations, with each artist earned six nods.Justin Bieber scored zero nominations this year and his manager Scooter Braun was none too pleased. "This time there won't be any wise words, no excuses, I just plain DISAGREE," Braun tweeted. "The kid deserved it. Grammy board u blew it on this one."Check out the full list of nominees below. Do you think Bieber was snubbed?Album of the YearThe Black Keys - El Caminofun. - Some NightsMumford & Sons - BabelFrank Ocean - Channel ORANGEJack White - BlunderbussBest New ArtistAlabama Shakesfun.Hunter Hayes The Lumineers Frank OceanRecord of the YearThe Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger"fun. - "We Are Young" feat. Janelle MonaeGotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know"Frank Ocean - "Thinkin Bout You"Taylor Swift - "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together"Song of the YearEd 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 Pop Vocal AlbumKelly Clarkson - StrongerFlorence + The Machine - Ceremonialsfun. - Some NightsMaroon 5 - OverexposedPink - The Truth About LoveBest Pop Solo PerformanceAdele - "Set Fire to the Rain" [Live]Kelly Clarkson - "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)"Carly Rae Jepsen - "Call Me Maybe"Katy Perry - "Wide Awake"Rihanna - "Where Have You Been"Best Pop Duo/Group PerformanceFlorence + the Machine - "Shake It Out"fun. - "We Are Young" feat. Janelle MonaeGotye - "Somebody That I Used to Know" feat. KimbraLMFAO - "Sexy and I Know It"Maroon 5 - "Payphone" feat. Wiz KhalifaBest Alternative Music AlbumFiona Apple - The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever DoBjörk - BiophiliaGotye - Making MirrorsM83 - Hurry Up, We're DreamingTom Waits - Bad As MeBest Rap AlbumDrake - Take CareLupe Fiasco - Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1Nas - Life Is GoodThe Roots - UndunRick Ross - God Forgives, I Don't2 Chainz - Based on a T.R.U. StoryBest Rap SongNas - "Daughters"Wale feat. Miguel - "Lotus Flower Bomb"Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T, and 2 Chainz - "Mercy"Drake feat. Lil Wayne - "The Motto"Jay-Z and Kanye West - "Niggas in Paris"Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa feat. Bruno Mars - "Young, Wild & Free"Best Rap/Sung CollaborationFlo Rida feat. Sia - "Wild Ones"Jay-Z and Kanye West feat. Frank Ocean and The-Dream - "No Church in the Wild"John Legend feat. Ludacris - "Tonight (Best You Ever Had)"Nas feat. Amy Winehouse - "Cherry Wine"Rihanna feat. Jay-Z - "Talk That Talk"Best Rap PerformanceDrake feat. Lil Wayne - "HYFR (Hell Ya Fucking Right)"Jay-Z and Kanye West - "Niggas In Paris"Nas - "Daughters"Kanye West feat. Big Sean, Pusha T & 2 Chainz - "Mercy"Young Jeezy feat. Jay-Z and André 3000 - "I Do"Best Urban Contemporary AlbumChris Brown - FortuneMiguel - Kaleidoscope DreamFrank Ocean - Channel ORANGEBest Traditional R&B PerformanceAnita Baker - "Lately"Beyoncé - "Love on Top"Melanie Fiona - "Wrong Side of a Love Song"Gregory Porter - "Real Good Hands"SWV - "If Only You Knew"Best R&B SongMiguel - "Adorn"Tamia - "Beautiful Surprise"Trey Songz - "Heart Attack"Anthony Hamilton - "Pray for Me"Elle Varner - "Refill"Best R&B Album Robert Glasper Experiment - Black RadioAnthony Hamilton - Back to LoveR. Kelly - Write Me BackTamia - Beautiful SurpriseTyrese - Open InvitationBest Rock AlbumThe Black Keys - El CaminoColdplay - Mylo XylotoMuse - The 2nd LawBruce Springsteen - Wrecking BallJack White - BlunderbussBest Rock PerformanceAlabama Shakes - "Hold On"The Black Keys - "Lonely Boy"Coldplay - "Charlie Brown"Mumford & Sons - "I Will Wait"Bruce Springsteen - "We Take Care of Our Own"Best Dance Recording Avicii - "Levels"Calvin Harris - "Let's Go" feat. Ne-YoSkrillex - "Bangarang" feat. SirahSwedish House Mafia - "Don't You Worry Child" feat. John MartinAl Walser - "I Can't Live Without You"Best Dance/Electronica AlbumSteve Aoki - WonderlandThe Chemical Brothers - Don't ThinkDeadmau5 - > Album Title Goes Here
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