57th Grammy Awards Nominations

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The biggest night in music is slowly approaching and on Friday the nominees for the 57th Annual Grammys were announced. Beyoncé and Sam Smith lead the way with six nominations. The awards will air live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015 on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.

Album of the Year:

Beyoncé – Beyonce

G I R L – Pharrell Williams

x – Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour – Sam Smith
Morning Phase – Beck

Record Of The Year:

Iggy Azalea, “Fancy” (Feat. Charli XCX)
Sia, “Chandelier”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”

Song of the Year:

“All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” – Sam Smith
“Take Me to Church” – Hozier

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Jhené Aiko, Sail Out
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Chris Brown, X
Mali Music, Mali Music
Pharrell, G I R L

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 Solo Performance:

“All of Me” (Live Version), John Legend
“Chandelier,” Sia
“Stay With Me,” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift
“Happy,” Pharrell Williams

Best Rock Song:

“Ain’t It Fun,” Hayley Williams & Taylor York (Paramore)
“Blue Moon,” Beck Hansen (Beck)
“Fever,” Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney (The Black Keys)
“Gimme Something Good,” Ryan Adams (Ryan Adams)
“Lazaretto,” Jack White III (Jack White)

Best Country Album:

Dierks Bentley, Riser
Eric Church, The Outsiders
Brandy Clark, Twelve Stories
Miranda Lambert, Platinum
Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’

Best New Artist:

Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Rap Performance:

“3005” – Childish Gambino
“0 to 100/The Catch Up” – Drake
“Rap God” – Eminem
“i” – Kendrick Lamar
“All I Need Is You” – Lecrae

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
Blacc Hollywood – Wiz Khalifa

Best Pop/Duo Group Performance:

“Fancy” – Iggy Azalea (Feat. Charli XCX)
“A Sky Full of Stars” – Coldplay
“Say Something” – A Great Big World (Feat. Christina Aguilera)
“Bang Bang” – Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj
“Dark Horse” – Katy Perry (Feat. Juicy 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” – Basement Jaxx
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit (Feat. Jess Glynne)
“F for You” – Disclosure (Feat. Mary J. Blige)
“I Got You” – Duke Dumont (Feat. Jack Jones)
“Faded” – Zhu

Best R&B Performance:

“Drunk In Love” – Beyoncé (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” – Beyoncé (Feat. Jay Z)
“Good Kisser” – Usher
“New Flame” – Chris Brown
“Options” (Wolfjames Version) – Luke James (Feat. Rick Ross)
“The Worst” – Jhené Aiko

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

“Blak Majik” – Common Featuring Jhené Aiko
“The Monster” – Eminem Featuring Rihanna
“Tuesday” – I Love Makonnen Featuring Drake
“Studio” – Schoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid
“Bound 2″ – Kanye West & Charlie Wilson

Best Rap Song:

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

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:

Paul Epworth
John Hill
Jay Joyce
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin

Best Music Film:

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

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