Who wants to pop some tags? Because Macklemore has $20 in his pocket and seven Grammy nominations. Jay Z has nine, Kendrick has seven and 16-year-old New Zealand pop darling Lorde has blasted onto the scene out of nowhere and has four.
On Friday, the Grammy nominations were announced via live concert broadcast dubbed The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night. With hip-hop making a big showing in the general categories -- both Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' The Heist and Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City are up for Album of the Year -- the Grammys are sure to bring some interesting collaborations come Jan. 26, 2014, when they air on CBS.
The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! was hosted by LL Cool J in Los Angeles and featured performances from Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Lorde, while Katy Perry performed live from Toronto, and Taylor Swift from Australia. Keith Urban was joined by Miguel, Robin Thicke and T.I. were accompanied by Earth, Wind & Fire, and with 50 days to go, the 56th Grammys are sure to bring some interesting collaborations to the stage, here are last night's performances from the The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! to hold you over in these 50 days and counting.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis & Franz -- "Thrift Shop"
Katy Perry -- "Roar"
Lorde -- "Royals"
Keith Urban and Miguel -- "Ain't No Sunshine"
Robin Thicke, T.I., and Earth, Wind & Fire -- "Blurred Lines"