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2015 Grammy Nominees Announced

Shilpa Nagesh |
December 5, 2014 | 12:41 p.m. PST

Supervising Executive Producer

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This morning, the Recording Academy announced the 2015 Grammy nominees on its Twitter account.

Singers such as Beyonce and Sam Smith received five nominations, with Beyonce making history by receiving the most number of nominations as a female artist in Grammy history. Other notable nominees include Joan Rivers, who will posthumously receive a nomination for best spoken word album for "Diary of a Diva."

Below are the list of other nominations: 

Best Country Album

  • Dierks Bentley - "Riser"
  • Erich 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

  • "Sail Out" - Jhene Aiko 
  • "Beyonce" - Beyonce
  • "X" - Chris Brown
  • "Mali Is..." - Mali Music
  • "Girl" - Pharrell Williams

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

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • "Stay With Me - Sam Smith 
  • "Chandelier" - Sia
  • "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift
  • "Happy" - Pharrell Williams
  • "All of Me"- John Legend

Best Rock Song

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

Best Rock Album

  • "Songs of Innocence" - U2
  • "Hypnotic Eye" - Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
  • "Turn Blue" - The Black Keys
  • "Morning Phase" - Beck 
  • "Ryan Adams" - Ryan Adams

Best New Artist

  • Iggy Azalea
  • Bastille
  • Brandy Clark
  • HAIM
  • Sam Smith

Best Country Song

  • "Automatic" - Miranda Lambert
  • "Give Me Back My Hometown" - Eric Church
  • "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" - Tim McGraw, featuring Faith Hill
  • "American Kids" - Kenny Chesney
  • "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" - Glen Campbell

Best Reggae Album

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

Song of the Year

  • "Shake It Off" - Taylor Swift
  • "All About That Bass" - Meghan Trainor
  • "Take Me to Church" - Hozier
  • "Stay With Me" (Darkchild version) - Sam Smith
  • "Chandelier" - Sia

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

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

Best Rap Performance

  • "3005" - Childish Gambino
  • "0 to 100" - Drake
  • "Rap God" - Eminem
  • "i" - Kendrick Lamar
  • "All I Need is You" - Lecrae

Best Alternative Music Album

  • "Reflektor" - Arcade Fire
  • "This is All Yours" - Alt J
  • "St. Vincent" - St. Vincent
  • "Melophobia" - Cage the Elephant
  • "Lazaretto" - Jack White

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • "American Hustle"
  • "Frozen"
  • "Get On Up"
  • "Guardians of the Galaxy - Awesome Mix Vol. 1"
  • "The Wolf of Wall Street"

Best Americana Album

  • "The River & the Thread" - Roseanne Cash
  • "Terms of Surrender" - John Hiatt
  • "Bluesamericana" - Keb' Mo'
  • "A Dotted Line" - Nickel Creek
  • "Metamodern Sounds in Country Music" - Sturgill Simpson

Best Rap Album

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

Best Country Solo Performance

  • "Give Me Back My Hometown" - Eric Church
  • "Invisible" - Hunter Hayes
  • "Automatic" - Miranda Lambert
  • "Something in the Water" - Carrie Underwood
  • "Cop Car" - Keith Urban

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

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

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 Dance Recording

  • "Never Say Never" - Basment 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 R&B Performance

  • "Drunk In Love" - Beyonce 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 R&B Song

  • "Drunk In Love" - Beyonce
  • "Good Kisser" - Usher
  • "New Flame" - Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross
  • "Options" (Wolfjames Version) - Luke James feat. Rick Ross
  • "The Worst" - Sail Out

See the full list of the nominees at CBS News here or on the Grammy's official website here

Reach Supervising Executive Producer Shilpa Nagesh hereFollow her on Twitter here.



 

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