Lorde? Daft Punk? Macklemore? Who will win, who should win at the Grammys?

You won’t see too many trophies handed out on Sunday night’s primetime telecast, but the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will give out 82 awards on Sunday. Here are the nominees in some of the top categories at this year’s Grammys — with The Post’s music critic Chris Richards weighing in on who will and who should win. (Plus an annual reminder: Record of the Year is an award for performance; Song of the Year is an award for songwriting.)

Record of the Year

“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk

“Radioactive” — Imagine Dragons

“Royals” — Lorde

“Locked Out of Heaven” — Bruno Mars

“Blurred Lines” — Robin Thicke

Who will win?

“Blurred Lines” — Robin Thicke

Who should win?

“Get Lucky” — Daft Punk

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

Who will win?

“Red” — Taylor Swift

Who should win?

“Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City” — Kendrick Lamar

Song of the Year

“Just Give Me a Reason” — Pink featuring Nate Ruess

“Locked Out of Heaven” — Bruno Mars

“Roar” — Katy Perry

“Royals” — Lorde

“Same Love” — Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Who will win?

“Royals” — Lorde

Who should win?

“Locked Out of Heaven” — Bruno Mars

Best New Artist

James Blake

Kendrick Lamar

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Kacey Musgraves

Ed Sheeran

Who will win?

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Who should win?

Kacey Musgraves

Best Pop Solo Performance

“Brave” — Sara Bareilles

“Royals” — Lorde

“When I Was Your Man” — Bruno Mars

“Roar” — Katy Perry

“Mirrors” — Justin Timberlake

Who will win?

“Royals” — Lorde

Who should win?

“When I Was Your Man” — Bruno Mars

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

Who will win?

“The 20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience” — Justin Timberlake

Who should win?

“Unorthodox Jukebox” — Bruno Mars

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

Who will win?

“Yeezus” — Kanye West

Who should win?

“Yeezus” — Kanye West

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

Who will win?

“Celebration Day” — Led Zeppelin

Who should win?

“Psychedelic Pill” — Neil Young with Crazy Horse

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

Who will win?

“Red” — Taylor Swift

Who should win?

“Same Trailer Different Park” — Kacey Musgraves

Chris Richards became the Post's pop music critic in 2009. He has covered D.I.Y. house shows, White House concerts, go-go and Gaga.
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