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Grammy Nominees 2015

Announcing the 2015 Grammy Nominations!

This year's Grammy nominations were announced this week, and Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams are multiple nominees. Ed Sheeran and Pharrell announced a few of the major categories on CBS This Morning, and the rest of the nominees were revealed via Twitter. Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Dierks Bentley, Sia, and Meghan Trainor have also scored nods. See who's up for a Grammy this year!

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Morning Phase, Beck
Beyonce, Beyonce
x, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
Girl, Pharrell Williams

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

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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 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 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 ROCK SONG
"Ain't It Fun," Paramore
"Blue Moon," Beck
"Fever," The Black Keys
"Gimme Something Good," Ryan Adams
"Lazaretto," Jack White

BEST NEW ARTIST
Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

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 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 POP PERFORMANCE BY A DUO OR A GROUP
"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 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 ELECTRONICA/DANCE ALBUM
Syro, Aphex Twin
While (1Is Less Than 2), Deadmaus
Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control, Mat Zo

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 ROCK PERFORMANCE
"Gimme Something Good," Ryan Adams
"Do I Wanna Know?", Arctic Monkeys
"Blue Moon," Beck
"Fever," The Black Keys
"Lazaretto," Jack White

BEST HARD ROCK OR METAL PERFORMANCE
"Neon Knights," Anthrax
"High Road," Mastodon
"Heartbreaker," Motörhead
"The Negative One," Slipknot
"The Last In Line," Tenacious D

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 ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
This Is All Yours, alt-J
Reflektor, Arcade Fire
Melophobia, Cage the Elephant
St. Vincent, St. Vincent
Lazaretto, Jack White

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 TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton, "As"
Angie Fisher, "I.R.S."
Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner, "Jesus Children"
Kem, "Nobody"
Antonique Smith, "Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo)"

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

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
"I" by Kendrick Lamar
"3005" by Childish Gambino
"O to 100 / The Catch Up" by Drake
"Rap God" by Eminem
"All I Need Is You" by Lecrae

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 RAP ALBUM
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Childish Gambino, Because the Internet
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Common, Nobody's Smiling
Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa, Black Hollywood

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 COUNTRY DUO OR 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 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 NEW AGE ALBUM
Winds of Samsara, Ricky Kej and Wouter Kellerman
Bhakti, Paul Avgerinos
Ritual, Pater Kater and R. Carlos Nakai
Symphony Live in Istanbul, Kitaro
In Love and Longing, Silvia Nakkach & David Darling

BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO
"The Eye Of The Hurricane," Kenny Barron
"Fingerprints," Chick Corea
"You & The Night & The Music," Fred Hersch
"Recorda Me," Joe Lovano
"Sleeping Giant," Brad Mehldau

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM
Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro, (Billy Childs &) Various Artists
I Wanna Be Evil, René Marie
Live In NYC, Gretchen Parlato
Beautiful Life, Dianne Reeves
Paris Sessions, Tierney Sutton

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM
Landmarks, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
Trilogy, Chick Corea Trio
Floating, Fred Hersch Trio
Enjoy The View, Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart
All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller, Jason Moran

BEST LARGE JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM
The L.A. Treasures Project, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Life In The Bubble, Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band
Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project, Rufus Reid
Live: I Hear The Sound, Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra
OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM
The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson, Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano
The Pedrito Martinez Group, The Pedrito Martinez Group
The Offense Of The Drum, Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Second Half, Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn
New Throned King, Yosvany Terry

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE/SONG
"Write Your Story," Francesca Battistelli; Francesca Battistelli, David Arthur Garcia & Ben Glover
"Come As You Are," Crowder
"Messengers," Lecrae Featuring For King & Country; Torrance Esmond, Ran Jackson, Ricky Jackson, Kenneth Chris Mackey, Lecrae Moore, Joseph Prielozny, Joel Smallbone & Luke Smallbone
"Shake," MercyMe; Nathan Cochran, David Arthur Garcia, Ben Glover, Barry Graul, Bart Millard, Soli Olds, Mike Scheuchzer & Robby Shaffer
"Multiplied," Needtobreathe; Bear Rinehart & Bo Rinehart

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM
If We're Honest, Francesca Battistelli
Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong, For King & Country
Hurricane, Natalie Grant
Welcome To The New, MercyMe
Royal Tailor, Royal Tailor

BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG
"Help," Erica Campbell Featuring Lecrae; Erica Campbell, Warryn Campbell, Hasben Jones, Harold Lilly, Lecrae Moore & Aaron Sledge
"Sunday A.M. [Live]," Karen Clark Sheard; Rudy Currence & Donald Lawrence
"I Believe," Mali Music; Kortney J. Pollard
"No Greater Love," Smokie Norful; Aaron W. Lindsey & Smokie Norful
"Love On The Radio," The Walls Group; Kirk Franklin

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM
Help, Erica Campbell
Amazing [Live], Ricky Dillard & New G
Withholding Nothing [Live], William McDowell
Forever Yours, Smokie Norful
Vintage Worship, Anita Wilson

BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM
Forever Changed, T. Graham Brown
Shine For All The People, Mike Farris
Hymns, Gaither Vocal Band
A Cappella, The Martins
His Way Of Loving Me, Tim Menzies

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 LATIN ROCK, URBAN, OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM
MultiViral by Calle 13
Behind the Machine (Detrás de la Máquina) by ChocQuibTown
Bailar En La Cueva by Jorge Drexler
Agua Maldita by Moltov
Vengo by Ana Tijoux

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN ALBUM (INCLUDING TEJANO)
Lastima Que Sean Ajenas by Pepe Aguilar
Mano a Mano — Tangos a la Manera de Vicente Fernández by Vicente Fernández
Voz y Guitarra by Ixya Herrera
15 Aniversario by Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea
Alegría Del Mariachi by Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle

BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM
50 Aniversario by El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico
First Class to Havana by Aymee Nuviola
Live by Palo!
El Asunto by Totó La Momposina
Más + Corazón Profundo by Carlos Vives

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
The River & the Thread by Rosanne Cash
Terms of My Surrender by John Hiatt
Bluesamerica by Keb' Mo'
A Dotted Line by Nickel Creek
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music by Sturgill Simpson

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE
"Statesboro Blues" by Gregg Allman and Taj Mahal
"A Feather's Not a Bird" by Rosanne Cash
"And When I Die" by Billy Childs featuring Alison Krauss and Jerry Douglas
"The Old Me Better" by Keb' Mo' featuring The California Feetwarmers
"Destination" by Nickel Creek

BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG
"A Feather's Not a Bird" by Rosanne Cash
"Just So Much" by Jesse Winchester
"The New York Trains" by The Del McCoury Band
"Pretty Little One" by Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell
"Terms of My Surrender" by John Hiatt

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM
The River & the Thread by Rosanne Cash
Terms of My Surrender by John Hiatt
Bluesamericana by Keb' Mo'
A Dotted Line by Nickel Creek
Metamodern Sounds in Country Music by Sturgill Simpson

BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM
The Earls of Leicester by The Earls of Leicester
Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe by Noam Pikelny
Cold Spell by Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Into My Own by Bryan Sutton
Only Me by Rhonda Vincent

BEST BLUES ALBUM
Common Ground — Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broonzy by Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin
Promise of a Brand New Day by Ruthie Foster
Juke Joint Chapel by Charlie Musselwhite
Decisions by Bobby Rush With Blinddog Smokin'
Step Back by Johnny Winter

BEST FOLK ALBUM
Three Bells by Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas, and Rob Ickes
Follow the Music by Alice Gerrard
The Nocturne Diaries by Eliza Gilkyson
Remedy by Old Crow Medicine Show
A Reasonable Amount of Trouble by Jesse Winchester

BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM
Light the Stars by Bonsoir, Catin
Hanu 'a'ala by Kamaka Kukona
Love's Lies by Magnolia Sisters
The Legacy by Jo-El Sonnier
Ceremony by Joe Tohonnie Jr.

BEST REGGAE ALBUM
Fly Rasta by Ziggy Marley
Back on the Controls by Lee "Scratch" Perry
Full Frequency by Sean Paul
Out of Many, One Music by Shaggy
The Reggae Power by Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate
Amid the Noise and Haste by Soja

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM
Toumani & Sidiki by Toumani Diabaté and Sidiki Diabaté
Eve by Angelique Kidjo
Our World in Song by Wu Man, Luis Conte, and Daniel Ho
Magic by Sérgio Mendes
Traces of You by Anoushka Shankar

BEST CHILDREN'S ALBUM
Appetite For Construction by The Pop Ups
I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education and Changed the World (Malala Yousafzai) by Neela Vaswani
Just Say Hi! by Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could
The Perfect Quirk by Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Through the Woods by The Okee Dokee Brothers

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM
Actors Anonymous by James Franco
A Call to Action by Jimmy Carter
Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters
A Fighting Chance by Elizabeth Warren
Diary of a Mad Diva by Joan Rivers
We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song by Gloria Gaynor

BEST COMEDY ALBUM (INCLUDES POETRY, AUDIO BOOKS, AND STORYTELLING)
Mandatory Fun by "Weird Al" Yankovic
Obsessed by Jim Gaffigan
Oh My God by Louis C.K.
Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time by Patton Oswalt
We Are Miracles by Sarah Silverman

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM
Aladdin
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
West Side Story

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
American Hustle
Frozen
Get On Up
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Wolf of Wall Street

BEST SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Frozen
Gone Girl
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gravity
Saving Mr. Banks

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
"Everything Is Awesome!!!," The Lego Movie
"Let It Go," Frozen
"I See Fire," The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
"The Moon Song," Her
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You," Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me

BEST MUSIC FILM
Beyoncé & Jay Z: On the Run Tour, Beyoncé and Jay Z
Ghost Stories, Coldplay
20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, and Judith Hill
Metallica: Through the Never, Metallica
The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne, Pink

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