The 56th Grammy Awards are taking place on January 26 live from The Staples Center. The show is being hosted by LL Cool J.
Jay Z tops the nominations with nine; Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams each garner seven nods; Drake and mastering engineer Bob Ludwig are up for five awards.
The nominees for Best Rock Song included:
Ain't Messin 'Round
Gary Clark Jr., songwriter (Gary Clark Jr.)
Label: Warner Bros. Records; Publisher: Hotwire Unlimited LLC
Cut Me Some Slack
Dave Grohl, Paul McCartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear, songwriters (Paul McCartney, Dave Grohl, Krist Novoselic, Pat Smear)
Track from: Sound City - Real To Reel
Label: RCA Records / Roswell Records; Publishers: MPL Communications, Inc./M.J.-Twelve Music/Murky Slough Music/Kobalt Music/Ruthensmear Music/Bug Music
Doom And Gloom
Mick Jagger & Keith Richards, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)
Label: Universal Music Enterprises; Publisher: Promopub B.V.
God Is Dead?
Geezer Butler, Tony Iommi & Ozzy Osbourne, songwriters (Black Sabbath)
Track from: 13
Label: Vertigo/Republic; Publishers: Aston Music/Blizzard Music Limited/Valallen Music
Matthew Bellamy, songwriter (Muse)Label: Warner Bros. Records; Publisher: Warner Chappell
The winner was "Cut Me Some Slack" by Dave Grohl, Paul Mc Cartney, Krist Novoselic & Pat Smear.
The song is from "Sound City" - Reel to Reel.
Dave Grohl and Paul McCartney were both on hand to present the awards. Dave thanked The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and Black Sabbath for with out them, he wouldn't be there. Paul thanks everyone involved with the project.
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