The Artist: Frank Ocean
The Nomination: "Thinkin Bout You" for "Record of the Year" and Channel Orange for "Album of the Year"
Why It Surprised Us: We weren't surprised to see Frank Ocean get a few Grammy nominations. But, we were surprised to see that he captured nods in some of the most prominent Grammy categories, like "Record of the Year" and "Album of the Year." It's a huge honor and one that Mr. Ocean should enjoy this year. Moments like this only come along once in a lifetime. So, we hope he makes the most of his time in the spotlight.