NewsNational

Actions

2015 Grammy nominations

CORP-Digital-Default-Image-1280x720-WXYZ.png
Posted at 9:42 AM, Dec 05, 2014
and last updated 2014-12-05 14:44:02-05

Music's biggest award ceremony is announcing its 2015 nominees throughout the day, with the nominations for the biggest award coming later tonight.

The 57th annual Grammy Awards will be awarded on Sunday Feb. 8, 2015, but the nominees are being announced today on Twitter. The nominees for "Album of the Year" will be announced tonight during "A Very Grammy Christmas."

Here are the nominees so far:

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"

 

Song of the Year

  • Meghan Trainor - "All About That Bass" (Songwriters: Meghan Trainor, Kevin Kadish)
  • Sia - "Chandelier" (Songwriters: Sia Furler, Jesse Shatkin)
  • Taylor Swift - "Shake it Off" (Songwriters: Taylor Swift, Max Martin, Shellback)
  • Sam Smith - "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)" (Songwriters: Sam Smith, James Napier, William Phillips)
  • Hozier - "Take Me to Church" (Songwriter: Andrew Hozier-Byrne)

 

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 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 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 Rock Song

  • Paramore - "Ain't it Fun" (Songwriters: Hayley Williams & Taylor York)
  • Beck - "Blue Moon" (Songwriter: Beck Hansen)
  • The Black Keys - "Fever" (Songwriters: Dan Auerback, Brian Burton, Patrick Carney)
  • Ryan Adams - "Gimme Something Good" (Songwriter: Ryan Adams)
  • Jack White - "Lazaretto" (Songwriter: Jack White III)

 

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 New Artist

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

 

Best Country Song

  • Kenny Chesney - "American Kids" (Songwriters: Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally)
  • Miranda Lambert - "Automatic" (Songwriters: Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, Miranda Lambert)
  • Eric Church - "Give Me Back My Hometown" (Songwriters: Eric Church, Luke Laird)
  • Glen Campbell - "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" (Songwriters: Glen Campbell, Julian Raymond)
  • Tim McGraw, ft. Faith Hill - "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" (Songwriters: Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston, Jeffrey Steele)

 

Best Rap Performance

  • Childish Gambino - "3005"
  • Drake - "0 to 100/The Catch Up"
  • Eminem - "Rap God"
  • Kendrick Lamar - "I"
  • Lacrae - "All I Need is You"

 

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"
  • Barbara Streisand with Various Artists - "Partners"

 

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 Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • "American Hustle" - Various Artists
  • "Frozen" - Various Artists
  • "Get On Up: The James Brown Story" - James Brown
  • "Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1" - Various Artists
  • "The Wolf of Wall Street" - Various Artists

 

Best Rap Album

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

 

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 & Christina Aguilera - "Say Something"
  • Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj - "Bang Bang"
  • Katy Perry, ft. Juicy J - "Dark Horse"

 

Best Music Video

 

Best Spoken Word Album

  • 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"

 

Best Dance Recording

  • Basement Jaxx - "Never Say Never"
  • Clean Bandit, ft. Jess Glynne - "Rather Be"
  • Disclosure, ft. Mary J. Blige - "F for You"
  • Duke Dumont, ft. Jax Jones - "I Got You"
  • Zhu - "Faded"

 

Best Gospel Album

  • Erica Campbell - "Help"
  • Ricky Dillard & New G - "Amazing"
  • William McDowell - "Witholding Nothing (Live)"
  • Smokie Norful - "Forever Yours"
  • Anita Wilson - "Vintage Worship"

 

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • The Band Perry - "Gentle on My Mind"
  • Tim McGraw, ft. Faith Hill - "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"
  • Keith Urban, ft. Eric Church - "Raise 'Em Up"
  • Little Big Town - "Day Drinking"
  • Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood - "Something Bad"

 

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

  • Common, ft. Jhené Aiko - "Black Magic"
  • Eminem, ft. Rihanna - "The Monster"
  • ILoveMakonnen, ft. Drake - "Tuesday"
  • Schoolboy Q, ft. BJ the Chicago Kid - "Studio"
  • Kanye West, ft. Charlie Wilson - "Bound 2"

 

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Aphex Twin - "Syro"
  • Deadmaus - "While (1<2)
  • Little Dragon - "Nabuma Rubberband"
  • Röyksopp & Robyn - "Do it Again"
  • Mat Zo - "Damage Control"

 

Best Metal Performance

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

 

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 R&B Performance

  • Beyoncé, ft. Jay Z - "Drunk in Love"
  • Christ 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"

 

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • Tegan and Sara, ft. The Lonely Island - "Everything is Awesome!!!" ("The Lego Movie")
  • Ed Sheeran - "I See Fire" ("The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug")
  • Glen Campbell - "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" ("Glen Campbell, I'll Be Me")
  • Idina Menzel - "Let it Go" ("Frozen")
  • Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix - "The Moon Song" ("Her")

 

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Paul Epworth
  • John Hill
  • Jay Joyce
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Max Martin

 

Best Music Film

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

 

For the full list of nominees, click here.

Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.