6 Grammy Noms Each for Ocean, Jay and Kanye

Frank Ocean, the 25-year-old singer whose debut album, Channel Orange, was released this year, is at the top of the musical pack. 

Frank Ocean (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)
Frank Ocean (Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

When the full list of Grammy nominations categories was announced following an hourlong live-from-Nashville telecast hosted by Taylor Swift and LL Cool J Wednesday night, breakout R&B star Frank Ocean picked up six, putting the 25-year-old at the top of the list. Kanye West and Jay-Z got six nods each, too, but none in the four major categories.

From Philly.com:

Ocean is also a contender in the Album and Record of the Year categoriess. In the former, his Channel Orange is up against the Black Keys’ El Camino, Fun’s Some Nights, Mumford & Sons’ Babel and Jack White’s Blunderbuss. In the latter, Ocean’s highly addictive “Thinkin’ Bout You,” which is in competition with The Black Keys’ “Lonely Boy,” Kelly Clarkson’s “Stronger (What Doesn’t Kill You),” fun. feat Monae’s “We Are Young” and Gotye feat Kimbra’s “Somebody That I Used To Know.” (What! No “Call Me Maybe”?) …

The 55th annual GRAMMY Awards will air live on Feb. 10 at 8/7c on CBS. Check out the full list of nominees here!

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