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Kacey Musgraves, James Blake Nominated for Best New Artist Grammy

Kacey Musgraves’ Grammy opportunities will not be restricted to the country sector.

The singer-songwriter, who enjoyed an immensely buzzworthy 2013, will be one of the five acts contending for a Best New Artist Grammy award at the January 2014 ceremony.

Other nominated acts include James Blake, Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.

Surprisingly omitted from the mix were Lorde (who performed during CBS’ live nominations concert) and Imagine Dragons, both of whom were considered frontrunners for consideration.

Written by Brian Cantor

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