Columbia Records Artists & Recordings Garner 19 GRAMMY® Nominations In 17 Categories

Daft Punk Leads The List Of Columbia Artist Nominations With 5


NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Artists and recordings from Columbia Records have garnered 19 nominations in 17 GRAMMY® categories during the GRAMMY® Eligibility Year October 1, 2012 through September 30, 2013.  Nominations for the 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards were announced in Los Angeles Friday, December 6 by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. The 56th Annual GRAMMY® Awards will be held at Staples Center in Los Angeles and will be broadcast live on CBS on January 26, 2014 at 8 pm ET/PT.

Daft Punk leads the Columbia Records pack this year with 5 nominations including Album of the Year, Best Dance/Electronica Album, Best Engineered Album, Non Classical, as well as both Record of the Year and Best Pop/Duo Group Performance for "Get Lucky," featuring Pharrell Williams.

Other Columbia Records artists nominated for GRAMMY® Awards this year include David Bowie (3 nominations), Calvin Harris  and Jack White (2 nominations) and Adele, J.Cole, John Legend, Nine Inch Nails, The Civil Wars and Tony Bennett (1 nomination).  360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story has been nominated for Best Album Notes.

Columbia Records and its artists made strong showings across a wide variety of genres including Pop, R&B, Rap, Rock, Alternative and Dance/Electronica.


Daft Punk (5)
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance ("Get Lucky" ft. Pharrell Williams)
Album of the Year ("Random Access  Memories")
Record of the Year ("Get Lucky" ft. Pharrell Williams)
Best Dance/Electronica Album ("Random Access  Memories")
Best Engineered Album, Non Classical

David Bowie (3)
Best Rock Performance ("The Stars (Are Out Tonight)")
Best Rock Album ("The Next Day")
Best Recording Package ("The Next Day")

Calvin Harris (2)
Best Dance Recording ("Sweet Nothing")
Best Dance/Electronica Album ("18 Months")

Jack White (2)
Best Rock Performance ("I'm Shakin'")
Best Music Video ("I'm Shakin'")

360 Sound: The Columbia Records Story (1)
Best Album Notes

Adele (1)
Best Song Written For Visual Media ("Skyfall")

J. Cole (1)
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Power Trip" ft. Miguel)

John Legend (1)
Best R&B Album ("Love In The Future")

Nine Inch Nails (1)
Best Alternative Music Album ("Hesitation Marks")

The Civil Wars (1)
Best Country Duo/Group Performance ("From This Valley")

Tony Bennett (1)
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album ("Viva Duets")

SOURCE Columbia Records

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