2013 Grammy Awards

The 2013 Grammy Awards are this Sunday!

At the Library, we pride ourselves on having a large and growing collection of modern award winning and noteworthy music that is available to the public. We own albums from each of the nominees that listed below. Revisit your favorites or discover something new.


  • Best Pop Solo Performance (Set Fire to the Rain)

Alabama Shakes

  • Best New Artist
  • Best Rock Performance (Hold On)

Fiona Apple

  • Best Alternative Music Album (The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do)


  • Best Traditional R&B Performance (Love on Top)


  • Best Alternative Music Album (Biophilia)

The Black Keys

  • Album of the Year (El Camino)
  • Best Rock Album (El Camino)
  • Best Rock Performance (Lonely Boy)
  • Best Rock Song (Lonely Boy)
  • Record of the Year (Lonely Boy)

Chris Brown

  • Best Urban Contemporary Album (Fortune)

Eric Church

  • Best Country Song (Springsteen)

Kelly Clarkson

  • Best Pop Solo Performance (Stronger)
  • Best Pop Vocal Album (Stronger)
  • Record of the Year (Stronger)
  • Song of the Year (Stronger)


  • Best Rock Album (Mylo Xyloto)
  • Best Rock Performance (Charlie Brown)


  • Best Rap Album (Take Care)
  • Best Rap Performance (HYFR)
  • Best Rap Song (The Motto)

Florence + the Machine

  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Shake it Out)
  • Best Pop Vocal Album (Ceremonials)


  • Album of the Year (Some Nights)
  • Best New Artist
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (We Are Young)
  • Best Pop Vocal Album (Some Nights)
  • Record of the Year (We Are Young)
  • Song of the Year (We Are Young)


  • Best Alternative Music Album (Making Mirrors)
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Somebody That I Used to Know featuring Kimbra)
  • Record of the Year (Somebody That I Used to Know featuring Kimbra)

Hunter Hayes

  • Best Country Album (Hunter Hayes)
  • Best New Artist

Jay-Z & Kanye West

  • Best Rap Performance (... in Paris)
  • Best Rap Song (... in Paris)

Lamb of God

  • Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance (Ghost Walking)

Miranda Lambert

  • Best Country Album (Four the Record)


  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Sexy and I Know It)

The Lumineers

  • Best New Artist


  • Best Alternative Music Album (Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming)

Maroon 5

  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Payphone featuring Wiz Khalifa)
  • Best Pop Vocal Album (Overexposed)


  • Best R&B Performance (Adorn)
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album (Kaleidoscope Dream)
  • Song of the Year (Adorn)

Mumford & Sons

  • Album of the Year (Babel)
  • Best Rock Performance (I Will Wait)
  • Best Rock Song (I Will Wait)


  • Best Rock Album (The 2nd Law)
  • Best Rock Song (Madness)


  • Best Rap Performance (Daughters)
  • Best Rap Song (Daughters)
  • Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (Cherry Wine featuring Amy Winehouse)

Frank Ocean

  • Album of the Year (Channel Orange)
  • Best New Artist
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album (Channel Orange)
  • Record of the Year (Thinkin Bout You)


  • Best Pop Vocal Album (The Truth About Love)

Rick Ross

  • Best Rap Album (God Forgives, I Don’t)

The Roots

  • Best Rap Album (Undun)

Ed Shreeran

  • Song of the Year (The A Team)

Bruce Springsteen

  • Best Rock Album (Wrecking Ball)
  • Best Rock Performance (We Take Care of Our Own)
  • Best Rock Song (We Take Care of Our Own)

Taylor Swift

  • Record of the Year (We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together)

Carrie Underwood

  • Best Country Song (Blown Away)


  • Best R&B Performance (Climax)

Tom Waits

  • Best Alternative Music Album (Bad As Me)

Jack White

  • Album of the Year (Blunderbuss)
  • Best Rock Album (Blunderbuss)
  • Best Rock Song (Freedom at 21)

Zac Brown Band

  • Best Country Album (Uncaged)
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