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Grammy nominations 2014: Highlights from the concert

2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Click through the gallery for a look at the performances at the 56th Grammy Awards nominations concert on Dec. 6, 2013. (AFP / Getty Images; Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Macklemore, pictured, and Ryan Lewis open the program with a rendition of “Thrift Shop.” (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Ryan Lewis works the stage - and excites the audience - with his performance of “Thrift Shop.”  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
LL Cool J takes the stage as the evening’s host and brings on the charm - again.  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Taylor Swift works the stage as she sings “I Knew You Were Trouble.” Her performance was a telecast from Australia to the Nokia Theater. (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Grammy Award winner Enrique Iglesias announces the nominees for Album of the Year.  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Katy Perry delights the audience with “Roar” before admitting she used a “goose bump test” when ranking the song, which she didn’t expect to be such a hit. She performed from a remote location.  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Ed Sheeran, a nominee for Best New Artist, represents the nominees for Pop Duo Group. (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Kelly Rowland reveals the nominees for Best Country Album and manages to squeeze in a “Happy Birthday, Mom” announcement.  (Matt Sayles / Invision / AP)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Keith Urban, left, and Miguel collaborate to sing Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine.”  (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Miguel, pictured, and Keith Urban collaborate to sing Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine.”  (Matt Sayles/ Invision / AP)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Keith Urban, pictured, and Miguel collaborate to sing Bill Withers’ “Ain’t No Sunshine.”  (Matt Sayles/ Invision / AP)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Arsenio Hall reveals the nominees of Best New Artist. (Matt Sayles / Invision / AP)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Much-buzzed about Aussie musician Lorde performs her hit “Royals” with an acapella beginning.  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
A closer shot of 17-year-old Lorde. (Robert Gauthier, Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
LL Cool J takes the stage with Victoria’s Secret Model Candice Swanepoel.  (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Melissa Etheridge, left, and Pauley Perrette announce nominees for Record of the Year. (Matt Sayles / Invision / AP)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Verdine White, left, of Earth, Wind and Fire, Robin Thicke and T.I. perform “Blurred Lines.”  (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
Verdine White, left, and Robin Thicke lean together while performing “Blurred Lines.” (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times )
2014 Grammy nominations | Show highlights
A general view of the atmosphere onstage during “The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!! Countdown To Music’s Biggest Night” at Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. (Rob Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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