List Of 2015 Grammy Awards Nominees

Big announcement: Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams were on hand to reveal the first four categories on CBS on Friday morning
Ed Sheeran and Pharrell Williams were on hand to reveal the first four categories on CBS on Friday morning

The nominees for the 2015 Grammy awards have been revealed, in a unique style.
The announcement started rolling on this morning on Friday’s CBS  as
Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran announced four categories for the 57th
Annual Grammy Awards.
Other categories were announced in  the course of the day.
Leading the musical pack so far: British singer Sam Smith, 22, with five
nominations: Record of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album, Best Pop Solo
Performance, Song of the Year and Best New Artist. His Stay With Me
single has become a monster international success.
See the full list of nominees of the Music’s biggest awards after the cut:

Best Country Album:

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith
Record of the Year
“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
Song of the Year
“Chandelier,” Sia
“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith
“Take Me to Church,” Hozier
Best Rap Album
The New Classic, Iggy Azalea 
Because the Internet, Childish Gambino 
Nobody’s Smiling, Common 
The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem
Oxymoron, ScHoolboy Q 
Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“A Sky Full of Stars,” Coldplay 
“Say Something,” A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera 
“Bang Bang,” Ariana Grande, Jessie J & Nicki Minaj 
“Dark Horse,” Katy Perry ft. Juicy J
Best Rap Performance
“305,” Childish Gambino 
“0 to 100/The Catch Up,” Drake 
“Rap God,” Eminem 
“i,” Kendrick Lamar 
“All I Need Is You,” Lecrae
Best Alternative Music Album
This Is All Yours, alt-J
Reflektor, Arcade Fire
Melophobia, Cage the Elephant
St. Vincent, St. Vincent
Lazaretto, Jack White
Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Morning Phase, Beck
Turn Blue, The Black Keys
Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Songs of Innocence, U2
Best Rock Song
“Ain’t It Fun,” Paramore
“Blue Moon,” Beck
“Fever,” The Black Keys
“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams
“Lazaretto,” Jack White
Best Country Album
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church
The Way I’m Livin’, Lee Ann Womack
12 Stories, Brandy Clark
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
“Blak Majik,” Common ft. Jhené Aiko 
“The Monster,” Eminem ft. Rihanna
“Tuesday,” I Love Makonnen ft. Drake 
“Studio,” ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid 
“Bound 2,” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson  
Best Rap Song
“Anaconda,” Nicki Minaj 
“Bound 2,” Kanye West & Charlie Wilson
“i,” Kendrick Lamar
“We Dem Boyz,” Wiz Khalifa
“0 to 100/The Catch Up,” Drake
Best Country Song
“American Kids,” Kenny Chesney 
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert 
“Give Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church 
“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” Glen Campbell 
“Meanwhile Back at Mama’s,” Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
“Gentle On My Mind,” The Band Perry
“Somethin’ Bad,” Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood 
“Day Drinking,” Little Big Town 
“Meanwhile Back At Mama’s,” Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill 
“Raise ‘Em Up,” Keith Urban ft. Eric Church 
Best Country Solo Performance
“Give Me Me Back My Hometown,” Eric Church 
“Invisible,” Hunter Hayes 
“Automatic,” Miranda Lambert 
“Something In the Water,” Carrie Underwood 
“Cop Car,” Keith Urban
Best Pop Vocal Album
Ghost Stories, Coldplay
Bangerz, Miley Cyrus
My Everything, Ariana Grande
Prism, Katy Perry
x, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
Best Urban Contemporary Album
Sail Out, Jhene Aiko
Beyonce, Beyonce
X, Chris Brown
Mali Is, Mali Music
G I R L, Pharrell Williams
Best Dance/Electronic Album 
Syro, Aphex Twin 
While (1, Deadmaus
Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control, Mat Zo
Best Dance Recording
“Never Say Never,” Basement Jaxx
“Rather Be,” Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne 
“F for You,” Disclosure ft. Mary J. Blige 
“I Got U,” Duke Dumont ft. Jax Jones 
“Faded,” Zhu
Best Latin Pop Album
Tangos, Ruben Blades 
Elypse, Camila 
Raiz, Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad Pastorutti 
Loco de Amor, Juanes 
Gracias Por Estar Aqui, Marco Antonio Solis
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
American Hustle 
Guardians of the Galaxy
Get On Up: The James Brown Story 
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Music Video
“We Exist,” Arcade Fire 
“Turn Down for What,” DJ Snake & Lil Jon 
“Chandelier,” Sia 
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams 
“The Golden Age,” Woodkid ft. Max Richter
Best Music Film
Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour, Beyoncé & Jay Z 
Ghost Stories, Coldplay 
20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill 
Metallica: Through The Never, Metallica 
The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne, Pink
Best Pop Solo Performance
“All of Me,” John Legend
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta 
Lee “Scratch” Perry, Back on the Controls 
Sean Paul, Full Frequency 
Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music 
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power 
Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Cheek to Cheek, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett 
Sending You a Little Christmas, Johnny Mathis 
Nostalgia, Annie Lennox 
Partners, Barbra Streisand 
Night Songs, Barry Manilow
Best Americana Album
The River & The Thread, Rosanne Cash
Terms of My Surrener, John Hiatt
Bluesamericana, Keb’ Mo’
A Dotted Line, Nickel Creek
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music, Sturgill Simpson
Best Spoken Word Album
Actors Anonymous, James Franco 
A Call to Action, Jimmy Carter 
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, John Waters 
A Fighting Chance, Elizabeth Warren 
Diary of a Mad Diva, Joan Rivers 
We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song, Gloria Gaynor
Best Gospel Album
Help, Erica Campbell 
Amazing, Ricky Dillard & New G 
Withholding Nothing: Live, William McDowell 
Forever Yours, Smokie Norful 
Vintage Worship, Anita Wilson
Best Rock Performance
“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams 
“Do I Wanna Know?”, Arctic Monkeys 
“Blue Moon,” Beck 
“Fever,” The Black Keys 
“Lazaretto,” Jack White
Best Metal Performance
“Neon Knights,” Anthrax
“High Road,” Mastodon
“Heartbreaker,” Motörhead 
“The Negative One,” Slipknot
“The Last In Line,” Tenacious D
Best R&B Performance
“Drunk In Love,” Beyoncé ft. Jay Z 
“New Flame,” Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
“It’s Your World,” Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly 
“Like This,” Ledisi 
“Good Kisser,” Usher
Best R&B Song
“Drunk In Love,” Beyonce ft. Jay Z 
“Good Kisser,” Usher
“New Flame,” Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
“Options (Wolfjames Version),” Luke James ft. Rick Ross
“The Worst,” Jhené Aiko 
Best R&B Album
Islander, Bernhoft 
Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc 
Love, Marriage & Divorce, Toni Braxton & Babyface 
Black Radio 2, Robert Glasper Experiment 
Give The People What They Want, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings
The 57th Grammy Awards will air live Feb. 8 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. 

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