Grammy Awards 2015 List of Nominees Revealed; Beyoncé and Sam Smith lead the pack


The nominees for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Friday morning.

Beyoncé and Sam Smith lead the pack with five nods apiece, while Iggy Azalea, Usher, Sia, Eric Church, Gordon Goodwin, Miranda Lambert, and Jack White all scored four nominations each.

The biggest category, Album of the Year, will be revealed during the CBS special “A Very Grammy Christmas” at 9 p.m. EST.

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be held on February 8, 2015 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Record of the Year

“Fancy” – Iggy Azalea feat. 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

“All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” – Sam Smith
“Take Me to Church” – Hozier

Best New Artist

Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance

“All of Me” – John Legend
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Stay With Me” – Sam Smith
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“Happy” – Pharrell Williams

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Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Fancy” – Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX
“A Sky Full of Stars” – Coldplay
“Say Something” – A Great Big World and Christina Aguilera
“Bang Bang” – Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj
“Dark Horse” – Katy Perry feat. Juicy J

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cheek to Cheek – Tony Bennet and Lady Gaga
Nostalgia – Annie Lennox
Night Songs – Barry Manilow
Sending You a Little Christmas – Johnny Mathis
Partners – Barbra Streisand with Various Artists

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 Dance Recording

“Never Say Never” – Basement Jaxx
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
“F For You” – Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige
“I Got U” – Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones
“Faded” – Zhu

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Syro – Aphex Twin
While (1<2) – Deadmaus Nabuma Rubberband – Little Dragon Do It Again – Röyksopp & Robyn Damage Control – Mat Zo

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Best R&B Performance “Drunk In Love” – Beyoncé feat. Jay Z “New Flame” – Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross “It’s Your World” – Jennifer Hudson feat. R. Kelly “Like This” – Ledisi “Good Kisser” – Usher Best Traditional R&B Performance “As” – Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton “I.R.S.” – Angie Fisher “Jesus Children” – Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner “Nobody” – Kem “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)” – Antonique Smith Best R&B Song “Drunk In Love” – Beyoncé feat. Jay Z “Good Kisser” – Usher “New Flame” – Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross “Options (Wolfjames Version)” – Luke James “The Worst” – Jhené Aiko Best Urban Contemporary Album Sail Out – Jhené Aiko Beyoncé – Beyoncé X – Chris Brown Mali Is… – Mali Music G I R L – Pharrell Williams 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
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Best Rap Performance “3005″ – Childish Gambino “0 to 100 / The Catch Up” – Drake “Rap God” – Eminem “i” – Kendrick Lamar “All I Need Is You” – Lecrae Best Rap/Sung Collaboration “Blak Majik” – Common feat. Jhené Aiko “The Monster” – Eminem feat. Rihanna “Tuesday” – ILoveMakonnen feat. Drake “Studio” – ScHoolboy Q feat. BJ the Chicago Kid “Bound 2″ – Kanye West feat. Charlie Wilson Best Rap Song “Anaconda” – Nicki Minaj “Bound 2″ – Kanye West feat. Charlie Wilson “i” – Kendrick Lamar “We Dem Boyz” – Wiz Khalifa “0 to 100 / The Catch Up” – Drake Best Rap Album The New Classic – Iggy Azalea Because the Internet – Childish Gambino Nobody’s Smiling – Common The Marshall Mathers LP 2 – Eminem Blacc Hollywood – Wiz Khalifa Oxymoron – ScHoolboy Q Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical Paul Epworth John Hill Jay Joyce Greg Kurstin Max Martin Best Music Video “We Exist” – Arcade Fire “Turn Down For What” – DJ Snake & Lil Jon “Chandelier” – Sia “Happy” – Pharrell Williams “The Golden Age” – Woodkid feat. 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
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