Grammy Awards Announce 2015 Nominees

Grammy Awards Announce 2015 Nominees
The 57th annual Grammy Awards are set to take place on February 8, but the list of nominees is being rolled out over the course of the day.

Record of the Year was the first major category announced, giving nods to Sam Smith ("Stay With Me"), Sia ("Chandelier"), Iggy Azalea and Charlie XCX ("Fancy"), Taylor Swift ("Shake It Off"), and Meghan Trainor ("All About That Bass").

On the supposedly heavier side of things, the Best Rock Song category will see a fight between Paramore ("Ain't It Fun"), Jack White ("Lazaretto"), Ryan Adams ("Gimme Something Good"), Beck ("Blue Moon") and the Black Keys ("Fever").

Adams, Beck and the Black Keys are also up for the Best Rock Album for Ryan Adams, Morning Phase and Turn Blue, respectively, and are joined on the list by Tom Petty and the Heartbreaker's Hypnotic Eye and U2's Songs of Innocence.

Also of note, the Best New Artist category includes shout-outs to HAIM, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea, Bastille and Brandy Clark.

The announcements began this morning (December 5) on Twitter, with 82 of the 83 categories expected to arrive by 2:00 p.m. EST. The final nominees — for Album of the Year — will be announced during a CBS special "A Very Grammy Christmas" tonight. You can see the full list of nominees below, as it's rolled out.

2015 Grammy nominees:

Album of the Year:

Pharrell Williams - Girl
Sam Smith - In the Lonely Hour
Beyoncé - Beyoncé
Ed Sheeran - X
Beck - Morning Phase

  Record of the Year:

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – "Fancy"
Sia – "Chandelier"
Sam Smith – "Stay With Me"
Taylor Swift – "Shake It Off"
Meghan Trainor – "All About That Bass"

Song of the Year:

Meghan Trainor – "All About That Bass"
Sia – "Chandelier"
Taylor Swift – "Shake It Off"
Sam Smith – "Stay With Me"
Hozier – "Take Me to Church"

Best New Artist:

Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Rock Song:

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

Best Rock Album:

Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams
Beck – Morning Phase
The Black Keys – Turn Blue
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye
U2 – Songs of Innocence

Best Rock Performance:

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

Best Alternative Album:

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

Best Metal Performance:

"Neon Knights" - Anthrax
"High Road" - Mastodon
"Heartbreaker" - Motörhead
"The Negative One" - Slipknot
"The Last In Line" - Tenacious D

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 Pop Vocal Performance:

John Legend
Sia
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Pharrell Williams

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Jhené Aiko – Sail Out
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Chris Brown – X
Mali Music – Malis Is…
Pharrell Williams – G I R L

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:

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 Rap Album:

Eminem – Marshall Mathers LP 2
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Childish Gambino – Because the Internet
Common – Nobody's Smiling
ScHoolboy Q – Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood

Best Rap Song:

Nicki Minaj – "Anaconda"
Kanye West – "Bound 2″
Kendrick Lamar – "i"
Wiz Khalifa – "We Dem Boyz"
Drake – "0 to 100 / The Catch Up"

Best Rap Performance:

Donald Glover – "3005"
Drake – "0 to 100 / The Catch Up"
Eminem – "Rap God"
Kendrick Lamar -"i"
Lecrae – "All I Need Is You"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Common - "Blak Majik" feat. Jhene Aiko
Eminem - "The Monster" feat. Rihanna
ILOVEMAKONNEN - "Tuesday" feat. Drake
Schoolboy Q - "Studio" feat. BJ The Chicago Kid
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson "Bound 2"

Best Dance Recording:

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

Best Dance/Electronica Album:

Aphex Twin – Syro
deadmau5 – While (1<2)
Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again
Mat Zo – Damage Control

Best Americana Album:

Roseanne Cash, "The River & The Thread"
John Hiatt, "Terms of My Surrender"
Keb' Mo', "BluesAmericana"
Nickel Creek, "A Dotted Line"
Sturgill Simpson, "Metamodern Sounds In Country Music"

Best Soundtrack:

American Hustle
Frozen
Get On Up: The James Brown Story
Guardians of the Galaxy
The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:

Christophe Beck – Frozen
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – Gone Girl
Alexandre Desplat – The Grand Budapest Hotel
Steven Price – Gravity
Thomas Newman – Saving Mr. Banks

Best Song Written For Visual Media:

Tegan and Sara feat. The Lonely Island – "Everything Is Awesome!!!"
Ed Sheeran – "I See Fire"
Glen Campbell – "I'm Not Gonna Miss You"
Idina Menzel – "Let It Go"
Karen O – "The Moon Song"

Best Music Video:

Arcade Fire – "We Exist"
DJ Snake and Lil Jon – "Turn Down For What"
Sia – "Chandelier"
Pharrell Williams – "Happy"
Woodkid feat. Max Richter – "The Golden Age"

Best Music Film:

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

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