Grammys 2015: And the Nominees Are…

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The Recording Academy is being interesting this year.

Instead of announcing all the nominees all at once, they’re spreading the Grammy love over a series of video messages from celebrities all day long. The roll call concludes with Friday’s “A Very Grammy Christmas” special, where the nominees for Album of the Year will be announced.

Your nominees for the 57th Grammy Awards, after the jump:

Best Country Album

Dierks Bentley: Riser

Eric Church: The Outsiders

Brandy Clark: 12 Stories

Miranda Lambert: Platinum

Lee Ann Womack: The Way I’m Livin’

Best Pop Vocal Album

Coldplay: Ghost Stories

Miley Cyrus: Bangerz

Ariana Grande: My Everything

Katy Perry: Prism

Ed Sheeran: X

Sam Smith: In the Lonely Hour

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Jhené Aiko: Sail Out

Beyoncé: Beyoncé

Chris Brown: X

Mali Music: Mali Is…

Pharrell Williams: G I R L

Record of the Year

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX: “Fancy”

Sia: “Chandelier”

Sam Smith: “Stay With Me” (Darkchild Version)

Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off”

Meghan Trainor: “All About That Bass”

Best Pop Solo Performance

John Legend: “All of Me”

Sia: “Chandelier”

Sam Smith: “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off”

Pharrell Williams: “Happy”

Best Rock Song

Haley Williams & Taylor York (Paramore): “Ain’t It Fun”

Beck Hansen (Beck): “Blue Moon”

Dan Auerback, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney (The Black Keys): “Fever”

Ryan Adams: “Gimme Something Good”

Jack White III (Jack White): “Lazaretto”

Best New Artist

Iggy Azalea


Brandy Clark


Sam Smith

Song of the Year

Meghan Trainor: “All About That Bass”

Sia: “Chandelier”

Taylor Swift: “Shake It Off”

Sam Smith: “Stay With Me” (Darkchild Version)

Hozier: “Take Me To Church”

Best Country Song

Kenny Chesney: “American Kids”

Miranda Lambert: “Automatic”

Eric Church: “Give Me Back My Hometown”

Glen Campbell: “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”

Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill: “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga: Cheek To Cheek

Annie Lennox: Nostalgia

Barry Manilow: Night Songs

Johnny Mathis: Sending You a Little Christmas

Barbra Streisand with Various Artists: Partners

Best Rap Performance

Childish Gambino: “3005”

Drake: “0 to 100/The Catch Up”

Eminem: “Rap God”

Kendrick Lamar: “i”

Lecrae: “All I Need Is You”

Best Alternative Music Album

alt-J: This Is All Yours

Arcade Fire: Reflektor

Cage the Elephant: Melophobia

St. Vincent: St. Vincent

Jack White: Lazaretto

Best Soundtrack

American Hustle


Get on Up: The James Brown Story

Guardians of the Galaxy

The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Country Solo Performance

Eric Church: “Give Me Back my Hometown”

Hunter Hayes: “Invisible”

Miranda Lambert: “Automatic”

Carrie Underwood: “Something in the Water”

Keith Urban: “Cop Car”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX: “Fancy”

Coldplay: “A Sky Full of Stars”

A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera: “Say Something”

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj: “Bang Bang”

Katy Perry ft. Juicy J: “Dark Horse”

Best Music Video

Arcade Fire: “We Exist”

DJ Snake and Lil Jon: “Turn Down for What”

Sia: “Chandelier”

Pharrell: “Happy”

Woodkid ft. Max Richter: “The Golden Age”

Best Spoken Word

James Franco: Actors Anonymous

Jimmy Carter: A Call To Action

John Waters: Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America

Joan Rivers: Diary of a Mad Diva

Elizabeth Warren: A Fighting Chance

Gloria Gaynor: We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration, and the Power of Song

Best Dance Recording

Basement Jaxx: “Never Say Never”

Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne: “Rather Be”

Disclosure ft. Mary J. Blige: “F For You”

Duke Diamond ft. Jax Jones: “I Got U”

Zhu: “Faded”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Common ft. Jhené Aiko: “Blak Majik”

Eminem ft. Rihanna: “The Monster”

I Love Makonnen ft. Drake: “Tuesday”

ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid: “Studio”

Kanye West & Charlie Wilson: “Bound 2”

Best R&B Performance

Beyoncé ft. Jay Z: “Drunk In Love”

Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross: “New Flame”

Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly: “It’s Your World”

Ledisi: “Like This”

Usher: “Good Kisser”

Best R&B Album

Bernhoft: Islander

Aloe Blacc: Lift Your Spirit

Toni Braxton & Babyface: Love, Marriage & Divorce

Robert Glasper Experiment: Black Radio 2

Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings: Give The People What They Want

Best Comedy Album

Weird Al Yankovic: Mandatory Fun

Jim Gaffigan: Obsessed

Louis C.K.: Oh My God

Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time

Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles

Album of the Year

Beck: Morning Phase

Beyoncé: Beyoncé

Ed Sheeran: X

Sam Smith: In the Lonely Hour

Pharrell Williams: G.I.R.L.


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The 57th Grammy Awards will air on CBS on Feb. 8, 2015.