Posted by , Dec 5, 2014 at 09:30am
Throughout the day, The Grammys will be announcing their 2015 nominations. Pharrell, Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko, Beyoncé and Iggy Azalea are among the first crop of nominees.

It's that time of year again. With the 57th Grammy Awards scheduled to take place on February 8th, the organization is rolling out the list of nominees over the course of today. Check out the first batch below, and check back throughout the day for updates.

Record Of The Year:

Iggy Azalea, "Fancy" [ft. Charli XCX]
Sia, "Chandelier"
Sam Smith, "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"

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

Beast Pop Solo Performance:

John Legend
Sia
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Pharrell

Best New Artist:

Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Best Rap Performance:

Childish Gambino, "3005"
Drake, "0-100/The Catch-Up"
Eminem, "Rap God"
Kendrick Lamar, "I"
Lecrae, "All I Need Is You"

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 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, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry (Feat. Juicy J) “Dark Horse”

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 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 Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Common Featuring Jhené Aiko “Blak Majik"
Eminem Featuring Rihanna “The Monster”
I Love Makonnen Featuring Drake “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid “Studio”
Kanye West & 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”

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The 2015 Grammy Nominations, Featuring Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko & More

Throughout the day, The Grammys will be announcing their 2015 nominations. Pharrell, Chris Brown, Jhené Aiko, Beyoncé and Iggy Azalea are among the first crop of nominees.


It's that time of year again. With the 57th Grammy Awards scheduled to take place on February 8th, the organization is rolling out the list of nominees over the course of today. Check out the first batch below, and check back throughout the day for updates.

Record Of The Year:

Iggy Azalea, "Fancy" [ft. Charli XCX]
Sia, "Chandelier"
Sam Smith, "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"

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

Beast Pop Solo Performance:

John Legend
Sia
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Pharrell

Best New Artist:

Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Best Rap Performance:

Childish Gambino, "3005"
Drake, "0-100/The Catch-Up"
Eminem, "Rap God"
Kendrick Lamar, "I"
Lecrae, "All I Need Is You"

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 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, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry (Feat. Juicy J) “Dark Horse”

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 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 Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Common Featuring Jhené Aiko “Blak Majik"
Eminem Featuring Rihanna “The Monster”
I Love Makonnen Featuring Drake “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid “Studio”
Kanye West & 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”

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