It's award season. A season when people either look forward to acceptance speeches, special performances and red-carpet walks, or flip the channel.
The 55th annual Grammy Awards will air 8 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, on CBS.
THE NOMINEES FOR RECORD OF THE YEAR ARE:
- Lonely Boy: The Black Keys & Danger Mouse, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Kennie Takahashi, engineers/mixers; Brian Lucey, mastering engineer Track from: El Camino Label: Nonesuch
- Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You): Kelly Clarkson Greg Kurstin, producer; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Greg Kurstin & Jesse Shatkin, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer Label: RCA Records/19 Recordings Limited
- We Are Young: Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe. Jeff Bhasker, producer; Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dawson, Ken Lewis, Pawel Sek & Stuart White, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer Track from: Some Nights Label: Fueled By Ramen
- Somebody That I Used To Know: Gotye Featuring Kimbra Wally De Backer, producer; Wally De Backer & Francois Tetaz, engineers/mixers; William Bowden, mastering engineer Track from: Making Mirrors Label: Universal Republic
- Thinkin Bout You: Frank Ocean Frank Ocean & Shea Taylor, producers; Jeff Ellis, Mark "Spike" Stent, Pat Thrall & Marcos Tovar, engineers/mixers; Vlado Meller, mastering engineer; Track from: Channel Orange; Label: Def Jam
- We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together: Taylor Swift Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, producers; Serban Ghenea, Sam Holland, Michael Ilbert & John Hanes, engineer/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer; Label: Big Machine Records
THE NOMINEES FOR SONG OF THE YEAR ARE:
- The A Team, Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran), Track from: + Label: Elektra; Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing
- Adorn, Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel), Label: RCA/Bystorm Entertainment; Publisher: Art Dealer Chic
- Call Me Maybe, Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen), Label: 604 Records/Schoolboy Records/Interscope; Publishers: Jepsen Music Publishing, Regular Monkey Productions, Crowe Music Publishing
- Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You), Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson), Label: RCA/19 Recordings; Publishers: Universal Music Publishing MGB Scandinavia, Perfect Storm Music Group/Sony ATV Music Publishing Scandinavia, BMG Gold Songs, Kurstin Music/EMI April Music
- We Are Young, Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe), Track from: Some Nights Label: Fueled By Ramen; Publishers: WB Music, FBR Music, Bearvon Music/Rough Art/Shira Lee Lawrence Rick Music/Way Above Music/Sony ATV Songs
THE NOMINEES FOR BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE ARE:
- Set Fire To The Rain [Live], Adele Track from: Live At The Royal Albert Hall Label: XL/Columbia
- Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You), Kelly Clarkson Label: RCA Records/19 Recordings Limited
- Call Me Maybe, Carly Rae Jepsen Label: 604 Records/Schoolboy Records/Interscope
- Wide Awake, Katy Perry, Label: Capitol
- Where Have You Been, Rihanna, Track from: Talk That Talk Label: Def Jam
In 2012, 39 million viewers tuned into the awards show. Will you watch the Grammys this year? Tell us in the comments!