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Frank Ocean, the six-time GRAMMY nominee, has a list of artists he thought rose above the fray this year.
Frank Ocean’s name seems to be everywhere these days, with the alt-R&B sensation being nominated for a bunch of GRAMMY awards and being the darling of critics and artists alike. Now he’s getting his angst-ridden rock on with an emotional Radiohead cover (like there are any other kind).
The theme of this year’s nominations could be taken in a number of ways, but when you look at the contenders up for all-powerful Album of the Year category, one thing is certain: it’s the year of the underdogs and the newcomers.
He stands with Kanye West, Jay-Z, The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach, fun., and Mumford & Sons as the six artists who have six nominations each, topping all other artists.