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12/06/2013 10:59 pm ET

Best Rap Album Grammys Nominees: Drake, Jay Z Among 2014 Honorees

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Drake's "Nothing Was The Same," Jay Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail," Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "The Heist," Kanye West's "Yeezus," and Kendrick Lamar's "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City" were nominated for Best Rap Album at Friday's "The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!" on CBS.

The nominees for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were made public in the live show which was hosted by LL Cool J at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, and featured performances from the year's hottest artists such as Robin Thicke and Lorde.

Drake took home the award for Best Rap Album at last year's 55th annual Grammy Awards. He beat out Lupe Fiasco's "Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album. Pt. 1," Nas' "Life Is Good," The Roots' "Undun," Rick Ross' "God Forgives, I Don't," and 2 Chainz's "Based on a T.R.U. Story."

Kanye West and Eminem have dominated the category in the past. West took home the award for his albums "The College Dropout," "Late Registration," "Graduation," and "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy," while Eminem did the same for his "The Slim Shady LP," "The Marshall Mathers LP," "The Eminem Show," "Relapse" and "Recovery."

For the full Grammys nominations list of 2014 nominees, head to the Grammys website. The awards show will air on CBS on Jan. 26, 2014.

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