Leonard Cohen, Chris Cornell among those up for rock Grammys



The nominees for the 60th annual Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday, with late stars Leonard Cohen and Chris Cornell among those to get nominations in rock music categories.

Both artists were up for Best Rock Performance, along with Foo Fighters, Kaleo and Nothing More. Artists to get nominated in other categories include Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, Mastodon, and Arcade Fire.

Here’s a look at who’s up for the rock and alternative categories this year.

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Best Rock Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings)

“You Want It Darker” by Leonard Cohen
(Track from: You Want It Darker)

“The Promise” by Chris Cornell

“Run” by Foo Fighters
(Track from: Concrete And Gold)

“No Good” by Kaleo
(Track from: A/B)

“Go To War” by Nothing More

Best Metal Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.)

“Invisible Enemy” by August Burns Red

“Black Hoodie” by Body Count
(Track from: Bloodlust)

“Forever” by Code Orange
(Track from: Forever)

“Sultan’s Curse” by Mastodon
(Track from: Emperor Of Sand)

“Clockworks” by Meshuggah
(Track from: The Violent Sleep Of Reason)_

Best Rock Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal songs. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

“Atlas, Rise!”
James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica)
Track from: Hardwired…To Self-Destruct

“Blood In The Cut”
JT Daly & Kristine Flaherty, songwriters (K.Flay)
Track from: Every Where Is Some Where

“Go To War”
Ben Anderson, Jonny Hawkins, Will Hoffman, Daniel Oliver, David Pramik & Mark Vollelunga, songwriters (Nothing More)

“Run”
Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)
Track from: Concrete And Gold

“The Stage”
Zachary Baker, Brian Haner, Matthew Sanders, Jonathan Seward & Brooks Wackerman, songwriters (Avenged Sevenfold)
Track from: The Stage

Best Rock Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.)

Emperor Of Sand
Mastodon

Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
Metallica

The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Nothing More

Villains
Queens Of The Stone Age

A Deeper Understanding
The War On Drugs

Best Alternative Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Everything Now
Arcade Fire

Humanz
Gorillaz

American Dream
LCD Soundsystem

Pure Comedy
Father John Misty

Sleep Well Beast
The National

The Grammys take place on January 28 in New York City. Check out the full list of nominees here.

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