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The 56th Annual Grammy Awards, Los Angeles, 26 January 2014

The world’s most recognised music awards ceremony, the Grammy Awards, will take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on 26 January this year.

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American rap artist Jay-Z has stumped up a staggering nine nominations with Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake and Pharrell Williams all snagging seven a piece.

Notably, the Album of the Year category is one of the most diverse in recent memory with rap, pop, country and dance/electronica genres all represented by Sara Bareilles, Daft Punk, Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Taylor Swift.

A full list of the nominees can be viewed here.

President/CEO of The Recording Academy, Neil Portnow, said “This year’s nominations reflect the talented community of music makers who represent some of the highest levels of excellence and artistry of the year in their respective fields.”

A number of high profile musicians will also perform live at the event which will be broadcast around the world. Last year’s show included performances from Taylor Swift, Elton John, Mumford & Sons, Jay-Z, Justin Timberlake, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Rihanna and Sting among others.

For further information please visit the Grammy website or contact your Insignia Lifestyle Boutique personal assistant.

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