Macklemore & Lewis score early Grammy nominations

CHRIS TALBOTT AP Music Writer Published:

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Taylor Swift, Pink, Pharrell Williams and Kendrick Lamar are among the multiple nominees announced at Friday night's Grammy nominations concert.

Macklemore and Lewis have been nominated for major awards best song, best album and best new artist of the year during the hour-long TV show to reveal some of the nominees for the 56th Grammys.

Joining Macklemore and Lewis in the best new artist category are fellow album of the year nominee Kendrick Lamar, country singer Kacey Musgraves and British musicians James Blake and Ed Sheeran.

Nominees for best album, best pop duo/group performance and best country album also have been announced by host LL Cool J. Nominees Swift, Katy Perry, Lorde and Macklemore performed during the Los Angeles show.

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