The Compton rapper is up for seven awards after wowing the world with his studio debut good kid, m.A.A.d city. Those seven nods tie him with Justin Timberlake, Pharrell and fellow breakthrough hip hop stars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis at the 2014 Grammys.
Pink & fun. frontman Nate Ruess will deliver "a very special Grammy moment" with a live duet on "Just Give Me a Reason," their megahit collabo that is up for the Song of the Year Award as well as the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Award.
Until then, check out the hottest live shots from the Grammy Nominations Concert below and check the list of all 2014 nominees here. The Grammys air January 26 at 8/7c on CBS.