Tamar Braxton, Fantasia Lead 2014 GRAMMY Award Nominations In R&B Fields

2014 GRAMMY Award Nominations [ R&B Edition ]


Tonight, The Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. Justin Timberlake and Pharrell lead the pack with seven nominations. Bruno Mars follows with four nods while Tamar Braxton, Fantasia and Robin Thicke earn three.

Mary J.Blige surprises as she scores two Grammy nods for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Now or Never”) and Album of the Year for her contribution to Kendrick Lamar’s “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City.”

Music’s biggest night will air live from L.A.’s Staples Center on Sunday, January 26, at 8 p.m. on CBS.

In case your favorite R&B artist isn’t nominated for a 2014 GRAMMY Award, vote for them at the 2013 Rated RnB Music Awards.

Take a look at 2014 GRAMMY nominations with R&B acts.

Record of the Year 

Daft Punk & Pharrell Williams – “Get Lucky”
Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines’

Album of the Year 

Mary J.Blige – “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” by Kendrick Lamar [Featured Artist]
Pharrell Williams – “Random Access Memories” by Daft Punk [Producer]
Pharrell Williams – “Good Kid, M.A.A.D City” by Kendrick Lamar [Producer]

Song of the Year 

Bruno Mars – “Locked Out of Heaven”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Bruno Mars – “When I Was Your Man”
Justin Timberlake – “Mirrors”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance 

Daft Punk & Pharrell “Get Lucky”
Rihanna featuring Mikky Ekko – “Stay”
Robin Thicke featuring T.I. & Pharrell – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z – “Suit & Tie”

Best Pop Vocal Album 

Bruno Mars – “Unorthodox Jukebox”
Robin Thicke – “Blurred Lines”
Justin Timberlake – “The 20/20 Experience”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cee Lo Green – “Cee Lo’s Magic Moment”
Dionne Warwick – “Now”

Best R&B Performance

Tamar Braxton – “Love and War”
Anthony Hamilton – “Best of Me”
Hiatus Kaiyote featuring Q-Tip – “Nakamarra”
Miguel featuring Kendrick Lamar – “How Many Drinks?”
Snarky Puppy with Lalah Hathaway – “Something”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Gary Clark Jr. – “Please Come Home”
Fantasia – “Get It Right”
Maysa – “Quiet Fire”
Gregory Porter “Hey Laura”
Ryan Shaw – “Yesterday”

Best R&B Song 

Anthony Hamilton – “Best of Me”
Tamar Braxton – “Love and War”
PJ Morton – “Only One”
Justin Timberlake – “Pusher Lover Girl”
Fantasia featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliott – “Without Me”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Tamar Braxton – “Love and War”
Fantasia – “Side Effects of You”
Salaam Remi – “One: In The Chamber”
Rihanna – “Unapologetic”
Mack Wilds – “New York: A Love Story”

Best R&B Album

Faith Evans – “R&B Divas”
Alicia Keys – “Girl On Fire”
John Legend – “Love in the Future”
Chrisette Michele – “Better”
TGT – “Three Kings”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

J.Cole featuring Miguel – “Power Trip”
Jay Z featuring Beyonce – “Part II (On The Run)”
Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”
Kendrick Lamar featuring Mary J.Blige – “Now or Never”
Wiz Khalifa featuring The Weeknd – “Remember You”

Best Rap Song 

Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake – “Holy Grail”

Best Gospel Song 

Charlie Wilson – “If I Believe”

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Dr. Luke

Best Music Video 

Justin Timberlake featuring Jay Z – “Suit & Tie”

Full list of nominations here.