Newcomers shake up Grammy nominations

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  1. Taylor Swift and LL Cool J host the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  2. Luke Bryan performs at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Wade Payne/Invision/AP
  3. Dierks Bentley performs at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo by Wade Payne/Invision/AP
  4. Hunter Hayes poses for a photo backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Donn Jones/Invision/AP
  5. The Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  6. Taylor Swift and LL Cool J host the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: Wade Payne/Invision/AP
  7. Co-host Taylor Swift poses for a photo at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tenn. Photo: Donn Jones/Invision/AP
  8. Music Producer Jimmy Jam poses for a photo backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Donn Jones/Invision/AP
  9. Neil Portman, president of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, poses for a photo backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Donn Jones/Invision/AP
  10. Country Artist Rhett Walker of the Rhett Walker Band poses for a photo backstage at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Donn Jones/Invision/AP
  11. A file photo of Dan Auerbach, lead singer of The Black Keys. Dan Auerbach received one nomination and the band got five nominations for the 55th annual Grammy Awards. Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)
  12. Dierks Bentley performs with The Band Perry during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  13. Hunter Hayes performs during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  14. Sheryl Crow and Chris Young announce nominations during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  15. Fans take photos of hosts Taylor Swift and LL Cool J with their cell phones at the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  16. Ne-Yo performs during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  17. Ne-Yo performs during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  18. The Lumineers announce nominations during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  19. From left, Philip Sweet, Kimberly Schlapman, Jimi Westbrook and Karen Fairchild, of the musical group Little Big Town, announce the nominees for best new artist at the Grammy Nominations Concert Live! at Bridgestone Arena on December 5, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. Pho ...
  20. Maroon 5 performs during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  21. Janelle Monae performs with the band fun. during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
  22. Janelle Monae performs with the band fun. during the Grammy Nominations Concert in Nashville, Tennessee on December 5, 2012. Photo: REUTERS/Harrison McClary
 

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