Nicki Minaj, Justin Bieber And More: 4 Artists We Can't Believe Weren't Nominated For A Grammy

Earlier this week, the Grammy Nominations Concert took place and all the nominees were revealed. Taylor Swift, fun., Frank Ocean, and The Black Keys were among the most-nominated acts but a few very popular names were noticeably absent from the ballots. Read on to find out the artists that didn't get any nods:

One Direction

We definitely think this mega-popular boy band deserved a Best New Artist nomination at the very least. I mean, they cause mass hysteria wherever they go! Their songs are catchy, fun, and charming, and we thought they'd for sure get a nod.

Justin Bieber

Yep, that's right, one of the biggest-selling most popular artists of the year wasn't nominated ONCE in ANY category. We're just as baffled as he and his fans must be! We loved his album Believe which was on heavy rotation at MetroLyrics since its release in June. Bieber's manager was also baffled and he let his frustration show on Twitter when he tweeted this:

We feel you, Scooter!

Nicki Minaj

This year she had "Starships" which was a huge hit so we were shocked to see the rapper left off of the Grammy nominations ballots. She had a big year what with landing a spot on the American Idol judges panel, playing the Super Bowl halftime show with Madonna and M.I.A., and releasing her album Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded — The Re-UpLike Bieber's manager Scooter Braun, Nicki's manager tweeted some choice words about her snub:

Carly Rae Jepsen

So, the "Call Me Maybe" songstress didn't exactly get snubbed but hear us out: Carly Rae Jepsen was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance and Song of the Year (for you-kn0w-which song) but we thought for sure that she'd get a Best New Artist nomination. It baffles us why she didn't! Oh, Grammys, you're so unpredictable!

Did any of your favorite artists get snubbed? Do you agree that these 4 artists should have been nominated? Tell us all your thoughts below...