- The A Team - Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran)
- Adorn - Miguel Pimentel, songwriter (Miguel)
- Call Me Maybe - Tavish Crowe, Carly Rae Jepsen & Josh Ramsay, songwriters (Carly Rae Jepsen)
- Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You) - Jörgen Elofsson, David Gamson, Greg Kurstin & Ali Tamposi, songwriters (Kelly Clarkson)
- We Are Young - Jack Antonoff, Jeff Bhasker, Andrew Dost & Nate Ruess, songwriters (Fun. Featuring Janelle Monáe)
Will the U.S. government be shut down because the congress won't compromise on the debt ceiling?