New Zealand's own teen pop-queen, Lorde, is up against some big names in this year's Grammy Awards on Monday (NZ time).

Lorde has been nominated in four categories: Record of the year for Royals, Song of the year, Best pop solo performance and Best pop vocal album for Pure Heroine. The singer will do battle with music icons Justin Timberlake, P!nk, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry and Daft Punk, just to name a few.

Will the young Kiwi be able beat out Blurred Lines singer Robin Thicke, or take down rising rap stars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis? Only time will tell.

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In the mean time, have a listen to Lorde's competition and keep all your fingers crossed for the Grammys on Monday night.

Today's playlist was curated by entertainment reviewer Rachel Bache. Follow nzherald_ent on Spotify for more playlists.