On Friday (December 6), the long-awaited nominations for music's biggest honors were announced at "The Grammy Nominations Concert Live!!" First-time nominees include Lorde, the 17-year-old New Zealander who broke out with the chart-topping "Royals," and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, whose epic "Can't Hold Us" and gay rights ode "Same Love" hit immediate success after their viral "Thrift Shop."

During the concert, Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Lorde and more performed between nomination announcements.

Check out the nominations list below:

Record Of The Year
» "Get Lucky" - Daft Punk ft. Pharrell
» "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons
» "Royals" - Lorde
» "Locked Out Of Heaven" - Bruno Mars
» "Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell

Song Of The Year
» "Just Give Me A Reason" - Pink ft. Nate Ruess
» "Locked Out Of Heaven" - Bruno Mars
» "Roar" - Katy Perry
» "Royals" - Lorde
» "Same Love" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
» "Get Lucky" - Daft Punk ft. Pharrell
» "Just Give Me A Reason" - P!nk ft. Nate Ruess
» "Stay" - Rihanna ft. Mikky Ekko
» "Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke ft. T.I. and Pharrell
» "Suit & Tie" - Justin Timberlake ft. Jay Z

What are the experts saying about this year's nominees?

Album Of The Year
» The Blessed Unrest - Sara Bareilles
» Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
» good kid, m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar
» The Heist - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
» Red - Taylor Swift

Best Country Album
» Night Train - Jason Aldean
» Two Lanes of Freedom - Tim McGraw
» Same Trailer Different Park - Kacey Musgraves
» Based On A True Story - Blake Shelton
» Red - Taylor Swift

Best New Artist
» James Blake
» Kendrick Lamar
» Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
» Kasey Musgraves
» Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Solo Performance
» "Brave" - Sara Bareilles
» "Royals" - Lorde
» "When I Was Your Man" - Bruno Mars
» "Roar" - Katy Perry
» "Mirrors" - Justin Timberlake

Best Pop Vocal Album
» Paradise - Lana Del Rey
» Pure Heroine - Lorde
» Unorthodox Jukebox - Bruno Mars
» Blurred Lines - Robin Thicke
» The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience - Justin Timberlake

Best Dance Recording
» "Need U (100%)" - Duke Dumont ft. A*M*E & MNEK
» "Sweet Nothing" - Calvin Harris ft. Florence Welch
» "Atmosphere" - Kaskade
» "This Is What It Feels Like" - Armin Van Buuren ft Trevor Guthrie
» "Clarity" - Zedd ft. Foxes

Best Dance/Electronica Album
» Random Access Memories - Daft Punk
» Settle - Disclosure
» 18 Months - Calvin Harris
» Atmosphere - Kaskade
» A Color Map Of The Sun - Pretty Lights

Best Rock Performance
» "Always Alright" - Alabama Shakes
» "The Stars (Are Out Tonight)" - David Bowie
» "Radioactive" - Imagine Dragons
» "Kashmir" - Led Zeppelin
» "My God Is The Sun" - Queens Of The Stone Age
» "I'm Shakin' " - Jack White

Best Rock Album
» 13 - Black Sabbath
» The Next Day - David Bowie
» Mechanical Bull - Kings Of Leon
» Celebration Day - Led Zeppelin
» ...Like Clockwork - Queens Of The Stone Age
» Psychedelic Pill - Neil Young With Crazy Horse

Best Rap Performance
» "Started From The Bottom" - Drake
» "Berzerk" - Eminem
» "Tom Ford" - Jay Z
» "Swimming Pools (Drank)" - Kendrick Lamar
» "Thrift Shop" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis ft. Wanz

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
» "Power Trip" - J. Cole Featuring Miguel
» "Part II (On The Run)" - Jay Z Featuring Beyonce
» "Holy Grail" - Jay Z featuring Justin Timberlake
» "Now Or Never" - Kendrick Lamar Featuring Mary J. Blige
» "Remember You" - Wiz Khalifa Featuring The Weeknd

Best Rap Song
» "F***in' Problems" - Long.Live.ASAP
» "Holy Grail" - Magna Carta...Holy Grail
» "New Slaves" - Yeezus
» "Started From The Bottom" - Drake
» "Thrift Shop" - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Best Rap Album
» Nothing Was The Same - Drake
» Magna Carta...Holy Grail - Jay Z
» Good Kid, M.A.A.D City - Kendrick Lamar
» The Heist - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
» Yeezus - Kanye West