2015 Grammy Award Nominations

The first nominees for the 2015 Grammy Awards have been announced. Four categories were revealed on “CBS This Morning” by Pharrell and Ed Sheeran. More nominations are being revealed on The Grammy’s Twitter stream.

Grammy 2015 Nominations

Album of the Year
Beck – Morning Phase
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Ed Sheeran – X
Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams – GIRL

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”
Hozier – “Take Me To Church”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”

Best New Artist
Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance
John Legend – “All of Me” (Live Version)
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Pharrell – “Happy”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – “Fancy”
Coldplay – “A Sky Full of Stars”
A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera – “Say Something”
Jessie J feat. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj – “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett – Cheek to Cheek
Annie Lennox – Nostalgia
Barry Manilow – Night Songs
Johnny Mathis – Sending You A Little Christmas
Barbra Streisand – Partners

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 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 U”
Zhu – “Faded”

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Aphex Twin – Syro
Deadmau5 – While (1 < 2) Little Dragon - Nabuma Rubberband Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again Mat Zo – Damage Control Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Mindi Abair – Wild Heart
Gerald Albright – Slam Dunk
Nathan East – Nathan East
Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp – Jazz Funk Soul
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer – Bass & Mandolin

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 Nights”
Mastodon – “High Road”
Mötorhead – “Heartbreaker”
Slipknot – “The Negative One”
Tenacious D – “The Last In Line”

Best Rock Song
Jack White – “Lazaretto”
The Black Keys – “Fever”
Paramore – “Ain’t It Fun”
Beck – “Blue Moon”
Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good”

Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams
The Black Keys – Turn Blue
U2 – Songs of Innocence
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye
Beck – Morning Phase

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

Best R&B Performance
Beyoncé feat. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
Chris Brown feat. Usher, Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Jennifer Hudson feat. R. Kelly – “It’s Your World”
Ledisi – “Like This”
Usher – “Good Kisser”

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton – “As”
Kem – “Nobody”
Angie Fisher – “I.R.S.”
Robert Glasper Experiment – “Jesus Children”
Antonique Smith – “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)”

Best R&B Song
Beyoncé feat. Jay Z – “Drunk In Love”
Usher – “Good Kisser”
Chris Brown feat. Usher, Rick Ross – “New Flame”
Luke James feat. Rick Ross – “Options (The Wolfjames Version)”
Jhene Aiko – “The Worst”

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Jhene Aiko – Sail Out
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Chris Brown – X
Mali Music – Mali Is
Pharrell Williams – G.I.R.L.

Best R&B Album
Bernhoft – Islander
Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirits
Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage, and Divorce
Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio 2
Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want

Best Rap Performance
Childish Gambino – “3005”
Drake – “0-100/ The Catchup
Eminem – “Rap God”
Kendrick Lamar – “i”
Lecrae – “All I Need Is You”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Common feat. Jhene Aiko – “Blak Majik”
Eminem feat. Rihanna – “The Monster”
ILoveMakonnen feat. Drake – “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio”
Kanye West feat. Charlie Wilson – “Bound 2″

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

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 Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry – “Gentle On My Mind”
Miranda Lambert feat. Carrie Underwood – “Somethin’ Bad”
Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”
Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”
Keith Urban feat. Eric Church – “Raise ‘Em Up”

Best Country Song
Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
Kenny Chesney – “American Kids”
Eric Church – “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Glen Campbell – “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”
Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”

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 American Roots Performance
Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal – “Statesboro Blues”
Rosanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not a Bird”
Billy Childs feat. Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas – “And When I Die”
Keb Mo feat. the California Feet Warmers – “The Old Me Better”
Nickel Creek – “Destination”

Best American Roots Song
Rosanne Cash – “A Feather’s Not a Bird”
Jesse Winchester – “Just So Much”
The Del McCoury Band – “The New York Trains”
Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers feat. Edie Brickell – “Pretty Little One”
John Hiatt – “Terms of My Surrender”

Best Americana Album
Rosanne 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 Folk Album
Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas & Rob Ickes – Three Bells
Alice Gerrard – Follow the Music
Eliza Gilkyson – The Nocturne Diaries
Old Crow Medicine Show – Remedy
Jesse Winchester – A Reasonable Amount of Trouble

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 Spoken Word
James Franco – Actor’s Anonymous
Jimmy Carter – A Call To Action
John Waters – John Waters Hitchhikes Across America
Joan Rivers – Diary of a Mad Diva
Elizabeth Warren – A Fighting Chance
Gloria Gaynor – We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration, and the Power of Song

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 Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
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
Frozen
Gone Girl
The Grand Budapest Hotel
Gravity
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”
Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix – “The Moon Song”

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Paul Epworth
John Hill
Jay Joyce
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin

Best Music Video
Arcade Fire – “We Exist”
DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Pharrell Williams – “Happy”
Woodkid feat. Max Richter – “The Golden Age”

Best Music Film
Beyonce & Jay Z: On the Run Tour
Ghost Stories
20 Feet from Stardom
Metallica Through the Never
The Truth About Love Tour: Live from Melbourne

Nominees for the biggest Grammy category, album of the year, will be announced on “A Very Grammy Christmas,” set to air at 9 p.m. ET on CBS. The holiday special will feature performances by some previous Grammy winners and potential 2015 Grammy nominees, including Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Big Sean, Mary J. Blige, Maroon5, Pharrell Williams and Tim McGraw.

The 2015 Grammy Awards air live on February 8, 2015 on CBS.