Saturday, 6 December 2014

2015 Grammy Nominations Announced

The first batch of nominees for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday.
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 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

Jhené Aiko, Sail Out

Beyoncé, Beyoncé

Chris Brown, X

Mali Music, Mali Is...

Pharrell Williams, Girl

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"

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

John Legend, "All of Me (Live Version)"

Sia, "Chandelier"

Sam Smith, "Stay With Me"

Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"

Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

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

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"

Miranda Lambert, "Automatic"

Eric Church, "Give Me Back My Hometown"

Glen Campbell, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You"

Tim McGraw, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"

BEST REGGAE ALBUM

Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta

Lee Scratch Perry, Back On the Controls

Sean Paul, Full Frequency

Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music

Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power

Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett, Cheek to Cheek

Johnny Mathis, Sending You a Little Christmas

Annie Lennox, Nostalgia

Barbra Streisand, Partners

Barry Manilow, Night Songs

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

Rosanne Cash, The River & The Thread

John Hiatt, Terms of My Surrener

Keb' Mo', Bluesamericana

Nickel Creek, A Dotted Line

Sturgill Simpson, Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM

James Franco, Actors Anonymous

Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action

John Waters, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America,

Elizabeth Warren, A Fighting Chance

Joan Rivers, Diary of a Mad Diva

Gloria Gaynor, We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration and the Power of Song

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM

Erica Campbell, Help

Ricky Dillard & New G, Amazing

William McDowell, Withholding Nothing: Live

Smokie Norful, Forever Yours

Anita Wilson, Vintage Worship

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 METAL PERFORMANCE

Anthrax, "Neon Knights"

Mastodon, "High Road"

Motörhead, "Heartbreaker"

Slipknot, "The Negative One"

Tenacious D, "The Last In Line"

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

Beyoncé ft. Jay Z, "Drunk In Love"

Chris 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 SONG

Beyonce ft. Jay Z, "Drunk In Love"

Usher, "Good Kisser"

Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross, "New Flame"

Luke James ft. Rick Ross, "Options (Wolfjames Version)"

Jhené Aiko, "The Worst"

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

More Grammy nominations will be announced throughout the day via Twitter.

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