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Grammys Ballot

The Grammy Awards air beginning at 8 tonight on CBS. Guess the winners and follow along at home with the list of major categories below.

Record of the year

¦ “Lonely Boy,” The Black Keys

¦ “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Kelly Clarkson

¦ “We Are Young,” fun.

¦ “Somebody That I Used to Know,” Gotye featuring Kimbra

¦ “Thinkin Bout You,” Frank Ocean

¦ “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” Taylor Swift

Album of the Year

¦ “El Camino,” The Black Keys

¦ “Some Nights,” fun.

¦ “Babel,” Mumford & Sons

¦ “Channel Orange,” Frank Ocean

¦ “Blunderbuss,” Jack White

Song of the Year

¦ “The A Team,” Ed Sheeran

¦ “Adorn,” Miguel

¦ “Call Me Maybe,” Carly Rae Jepsen

¦ “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” Kelly Clarkson

¦ “We Are Young,” fun.

New artist

¦ Alabama Shakes

¦ fun.

¦ Hunter Hayes

¦ The Lumineers

¦ Frank Ocean

Alternative album

¦ “The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do,” Fiona Apple

¦ “Biophilia,” Björk

¦ “Making Mirrors,” Gotye

¦ “Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,” M83

¦ “Bad As Me,” Tom Waits

Country album

¦ “Uncaged,” Zac Brown Band

¦ “Hunter Hayes,” Hunter Hayes

¦ “Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran,” Jamey Johnson

¦ “Four the Record,” Miranda Lambert

¦ “The Time Jumpers,” The Time Jumpers

Pop vocal album

¦ “Stronger,” Kelly Clarkson

¦ “Ceremonials,” Florence & The Machine

¦ “Some Nights,” fun.

¦ “Overexposed,” Maroon 5

¦ “The Truth About Love,” Pink

R&B album

¦ “Black Radio,” Robert Glasper Experiment

¦ “Back to Love,” Anthony Hamilton

¦ “Write Me Back,” R.Kelly

¦ “Beautiful Surprise,” Tamia

¦ “Open Invitation,” Tyrese

Rap album

¦ “Take Care,” Drake

¦ “Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album, Pt. 1,” Lupe Fiasco

¦ “Life is Good,” Nas

¦ “Undun,” The Roots

¦ “God Forgives, I Don’t,” Rick Ross

¦ “Based on a T.R.U. Story,” 2 Chainz

Rock album

¦ “El Camino,” The Black Keys

¦ “Mylo Xyloto,” Coldplay

¦ “The 2nd Law,” Muse

¦ “Wrecking Ball,” Bruce Springsteen

¦ “Blunderbuss,” Jack White

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