The nominations were announced Friday at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre L.A. Live during a concert hosted by LL Cool J, the Hollywood Reporter said.
Jay Z's nominations also included best pop duo/group performance, best music video and two for best rap/sung collaboration.
Record of the year nominees include Daft Punk and Pharrell Williams, Imagine Dragons, Lorde, Bruno Mars and Robin Thicke, featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams.
The Grammys awards ceremony is scheduled to take place at 8 p.m. EST Jan. 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
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