The nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony have been revealed, and Jay-Z leads the pack with 9 nods while Kendrick Lamar, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Justin Timberlake, and Pharrell Williams follow close behind Hov with 7 nods a piece.

The 56th Annual Grammy Awards Ceremony is set to take place on Sunday, January 26, 2014.

View the nominees for the Hip Hop/R&B related categories below.

56th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations:

Song of The Year
“Just Give Me A Reason” Pink feat. Nate Ruess
“Locked Out Of Heaven” Bruno Mars
“Roar” Katy Perry
“Royals” Lorde
“Same Love,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis feat. Mary Lambert

Album of the Year
Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid, m.A.A.d City
Sara Bareilles – The Blessed Unrest
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – The Heist
Daft Punk – Random Access Memories
Taylor Swift – Red

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Get Lucky – Daft Punk feat. Pharrell
Just Give Me a Reason – Pink feat. Nate Ruess
Stay – Rihanna feat. Mikky Ekko
Blurred Lines – Robin Thicke feat. Pharrell and T.I.
Suit & Tie – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay Z

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

Record of The Year
Daft Punk – Get Lucky
Lorde – Royals
Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Imagine Dragons – Radioactive

Best R&B Album
R&B Divas – Faith Evans
Girl On Fire – Alicia Keys
Love In The Future – John Legend
Better – Chrisette Michele
Three Kings – TGT

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

Best Rap/Sung collaboration
Power Trip – J. Cole Featuring Miguel
Part II (On The Run) – Jay Z Featuring Beyoncé
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 – Tauheed Epps, Aubrey Graham, Kendrick Lamar, Rakim Mayers & Noah Shebib, songwriters (ASAP Rocky Featuring Drake, 2 Chainz & Kendrick Lamar)
Holy Grail – Shawn Carter, Terius Nash, J. Harmon, Timothy Mosley, Justin Timberlake & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Kurt Cobain, Dave Grohl & Krist Novoselic, songwriters) (Jay Z Featuring Justin Timberlake)
New Slaves – Christopher Breaux, Ben Bronfman, Mike Dean, Louis Johnson, Malik Jones, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, Che Smith, Kanye West & Cydell Young, songwriters (Anna Adamis & Gabor Presser, songwriters) (Kanye West)
Started From The Bottom – W. Coleman, Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Bruno Sanfilippo, songwriter) (Drake)
Thift Shop – Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

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

Best R&B Performance
Love And War – Tamar Braxton
Best Of Me – Anthony Hamilton
Nakamarra – Hiatus Kaiyote Featuring Q-Tip
How Many Drinks? – Miguel Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Something – Snarky Puppy With Lalah Hathaway

Best R&B Song
Best Of Me – Anthony Hamilton & Jairus Mozee, songwriters (Anthony Hamilton)
Love And War – Tamar Braxton, Darhyl Camper, Jr., LaShawn Daniels & Makeba Riddick, songwriters (Tamar Braxton)
Only One – PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton Featuring Stevie Wonder)
Pusher Love Girl – James Fauntleroy, Jerome Harmon, Timothy Mosley & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake)
Without Me – Fantasia Barrino, Missy Elliott, Al Sherrod Lambert, Harmony Samuels & Kyle Stewart, songwriters (Fantasia Featuring Kelly Rowland & Missy Elliot)

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Love And War – Tamar Braxton
Side Effects Of You – Fantasia
One: In The Chamber – Salaam Remi
Unapologetic – Rihanna
New York: A Love Story – Mack Wilds

For the other categories of revealed nominees for the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, head over to the official Grammy site [here].