Jay Z tops Grammy list with 9 nominations, Kanye also tapped

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The Grammy nominations were done in prime-time style on Friday, with an hour-long reveal show that featured appearances by Lorde, Katy Perry and Robin Thicke (natch). Jay Z got the most nods, with nine nominations. No best new artist for Lorde, but there was a makeup call with a Best Record slot. The full list is here. Grammy Awards will be presented Jan. 26.

In the meantime, get your YouTube groove on with some of the nominees:


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Chicago’s Kanye West earned a couple of tallies in nominations. Yeezus pulled in one for “New Slaves” and Best Rap Album for the eponymous Yeezus.

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