The Rolling Stones have scored three nominations for the 2014 Grammy Awards, scheduled to be held in Los Angeles next month.
According to a news release posted Dec. 6 at RollingStone.com, the legendary British rockers have received nods in the categories of Best Rock Song ("Doom and Gloom'), Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package (“The Brussels Affair”) and Best Historical Album ("Charlie Is My Darling — Ireland 1965").
The "Satisfaction" hitmakers will face against tough competition in each category. For Best Rock song they face off against Black Sabbath (“God Is Dead?”), Gary Clark Jr.’ (“Ain’t Messin’ Around”), the Paul McCartney/Nirvana collaboration ( “Cut Me Some Slack”), and Muse (“Panic Station.)” Best Boxed Set competition includes Mayer Hawthorne ("How Do You Do [Limited Edition Box Set])," Mumford & Sons ("The Road to Red Rocks (Special Edition)," Paul McCartney & Wings ("Wings Over America (Deluxe Edition)," and a various artists collection, "The Smith Tapes" while Best Historical Album will have them vying against Bill Withers ("The Complete Sussex and Columbia Albums"), the New York Art Quartet ("Call It Art 1964-1965"), Sir George Solti ("Wagner: Der Ring Des Nibelungen (Deluxe Edition)", and a various artists project, "Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980–1980."
The 56th Annual Grammy Awards will be held January 26, 2014 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).
Earlier this week, The Rolling Stones announced a series of live dates for 2014, including shows in the United Arab Emirates, Australia, New Zealand and Asia.
For more information, check out RollingStones.com.
Did you know? The Rolling Stones received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1986