David Bowie, Radiohead highlight rock Grammy nominations

David Bowie and Radiohead are among those nominated in rock categories for this year’s Grammy nominations, which were announced Tuesday morning.

Bowie received nominations in three music categories, as well as a nomination for Best Packaging for the album Blackstar. Here’s a look at the rock and alternative nominations:

Best Rock Performance

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Alabama Shakes – Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)
Beyoncé – Don’t Hurt Yourself [ft. Jack White]
David Bowie – Blackstar
Disturbed – The Sound of Silence (Live on “Conan”)
Twenty One Pilots – Heathens

Best Metal Performance

Baroness – Shock Me
Gojira – Silvera
Korn – Rotting in Vain
Megadeth – Dystopia
Periphery – The Price is Wrong

Best Rock Song

David Bowie – Blackstar
Radiohead – Burn the Witch
Metallica – Hardwired
Twenty One Pilots – Heathens
Highly Suspect – My Name Is Human

Best Rock Album

Blink-182 – California
Cage the Elephant – Tell Me I’m Pretty
Gojira – Magma
Panic! At the Disco – Death of a Bachelor
Weezer – Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album

Bon Iver – 22, A Million
David Bowie – Blackstar
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

The Grammy ceremony takes place on February 12. Click here for a full list of nominations.

4 comments to “David Bowie, Radiohead highlight rock Grammy nominations”
  1. I almost don’t need to comment, because I feel the Grammys are such an out-of-touch joke that any effort to slam them would ultimately feel redundant.

    But man, the Grammys are such an out-of-touch joke.

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