Friday, December 5, 2014

Grammy Awards - Iggy Azalea and Taylor Swift Nominated For Record Of The Year

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The Grammys nominations for the 2015 Awards started today with Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran announcing the list for the first four categories on "CBS This Morning." Both of them received nominations in the pop and urban categories, as well as Taylor Swift and Iggy Azalea for record of the year.

Below is the list of categories and nominees thus far. Additional nominations will be revealed during the day, with the Album of the Year finalists being unveiled during "A Very Grammy Christmas" this evening on CBS.

Record of the Year

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

Best Country Album
Riser - Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders - Eric Chruch
12 Stories - Brandy Clark
Platinum - Miranda Lambert
The Way I'm Livin' - Lee Ann Womack

Best Pop Vocal Album
Ghost Stories - Coldplay
Bangerz - Miley Cyrus
My Everything - Ariana Grande
Prism - Katy Perry
X - Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour - Sam Smith

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Sail Out - Jhene Aiko
Beyonce - Beyonce
X - Chris Brown
Mali Is ... - Mali Music
Girl - Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Solo Performance
John Legend
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift

Best Rock Song
Hayley Williams and Taylor York, "Ain't It Fun" (Paramore)
Beck Hansen, "Blue Moon" (Beck)
Dan Auerback, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, "Fever" (The Black Keys)
Ryan Adams, "Gimme Something Good" (Ryan Adams)
Jack White III, "Lazaretto" (Jack White)

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
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

Best Country Song
Rodney Clawson, Luke Laird, and Shane McAnally, "American Kids" (Kenny Chesney)
Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby, and Miranda Lambert, "Automatic" (Miranda Lambert)
Eric Church and Luke Laird, "Give Me Back My Hometown" (Eric Church)
Glen Campbell and Julianne Raymond, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You" (Glen Campbell)
Tom Douglas, Jaron Johnston, and Jeffrey Steele, "Meanwhile Back At Mama's" (Tim McGraw and Faith Hill)

Best Reggae Album
Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta
Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Back on the Controls
Sean Paul, Full Frequency
Shaggy, One of Many, One Music
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power
Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste

Song of the Year
Kevin Kadish and Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass" (Meghan Trainor)
Sia Furler and Jesse Shatkin, "Chandelier" (Sia)
Max Martin, Shellback, and Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off" (Taylor Swift)
James Napier, William Phillips, and Sam Smith, "Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)" (Sam Smith)
Andrew Hozier Byrne, "Take Me To Church" (Hozier)

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 Alternative Album
Alt-J, This Is All Yours
Arcade Fire, Reflektor
Cage the Elephant, Melophobia
St. Vincent, St. Vincent
Jack White, Lazaretto

Best Traditional Pop Album
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, Cheek to Cheek
Annie Lennox, Nostalgia
Barry Manilow, Night Songs
Johnny Mathis, Sending You a Little Christmas
Barbra Streisand with Various Artists, Partners

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Various Artists, American Hustle
Various Artists, Frozen
James Brown, Get On Up: The James Brown Story
Various Artists, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1
Various Artists, The Wolf of Wall Street

Best Americana Album
Roseanne 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 Rap Album
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Childish Gambino, Because the Internet
Common, Nobody Smiling
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa, Blacc 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 Pop Duo/Group Performance
Iggy Azalea, "Fancy" [ft. Charli XCX]
Coldplay, "A Sky Full of Stars"
A Great Big World, "Say Something" [ft. Christina Aguliera]
Jessie J, "Bang Bang" [ft. Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj]
Katy Perry, "Dark Horse" [ft. Katy Perry and Juicy J]

Best Music Video
Arcade Fire, "We Exist"
DJ Snake and Lil Jon, "Turn Down for What"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Pharrell, "Happy"
Woodkid, "The Golden Age" [ft. Max Richter]

Best Latin Pop Album
Ruben Blades, Tangos
Camila, Elipse
Lila Downs, Niña Pastori, and Soledad Pastorutti, Raíz
Juanes, Loco De Amor
Marco Antonio Solis, Gracias Por Estad Aquí

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: True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration, and the Power of Song

Best Dance Recording
Basement Jaxx, "Never Say Never"
Clean Bandit, "Rather Be" [ft. Jess Glynne]
Disclosure, "F For You" [ft. Mary J Blige]
Duke Dumont, "I Got U" [ft. Jax Jones]
Zhu, "Faded"

Best Gospel Album
Erica Campbell, Help
Ricky Dillard and New G, Amazing
William McDowell, Withholding Nothing Live
Smokey Norful, Forever Yours
Anita Wilson, Vintage Worship

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry, "Gentle On My Mind"
Tim McGraw, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's" [ft. Faith Hill]
Keith Urban, "Raise 'Em Up" [ft. Eric Church]
Little Big Town, "Day Drinkin'"
Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood, "Something Bad"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Common, "Black Magic" [ft. Jhené Aiko]
Eminem, "The Monster" [ft. Rihanna]
iLoveMakonnen, "Tuesday" [ft. Drake]
Schoolboy Q, "Studio" [ft. BJ the Chicago Kid]
Kanye West, "Bound 2" [ft. Charlie Wilson]

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Aphex Twin, Syro
Deadmaus, While (1>2)
Little Dragon, Nabuma Rubberband
Royksopp & 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 R&B Performance
Beyoncé, "Drunk in Love" [ft. Jay Z]
Chris Brown, "New Flame" [ft. Rick Ross and Usher]
Jennifer Hudson, "It's Your World" [ft. R. Kelly]
Ledisi, "Like This"
Usher, "Good Kisser"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton, As"
Angie Fisher, "I.R.S."
Robert Glasper Experiment, "Jesus Children" [ft. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamar Warner]
Kem, "Nobody"
Antonique Smith, "Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)"

Best R&B Song
"Drunk in Love," Shawn Carter, Rasool Diaz, Noel Fisher, Jerome Harmon, Beyoncé Knowles, Timothy Mosely, Andre Eric Proctor & Brian Soko, songwriters (Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z)
"Good Kisser," Ronald “Flip" Colson, Warren “Oak" Felder, Usher Raymond IV, Jameel Roberts, Terry “Tru" Sneed & Andrew “Pop" Wansel, songwriters (Usher)
"New Flame," Eric Bellinger, Chris Brown, James Chambers, Malissa Hunter, Justin Booth Johnson, Mark Pitts, Usher Raymond IV, William Roberts, Maurice ""Verse"" Simmonds & Keith Thomas, songwriters (Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross)
"Options (Wolfjames Version)," Dominic Gordon, Brandon Hesson, William Roberts & Jamaica ""Kahn-Cept"" Smith, songwriters (Luke James Featuring Rick Ross)
"The Worst," Jhené Aiko Chilombo, songwriter (Jhené Aiko)

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 Rap Song
"Anaconda," Ernest Clark, Jamal Jones, Onika Maraj, Marcos Palacios & J. Solone-Myvett, songwriters (Nicki Minaj)
"Bound 2," Mike Dean, Malik Jones, Che Pope, Elon Rutberg, Sakiya Sandifer, John Stephens, Kanye West, Charlie Wilson & Cydel Young, songwriters (Kanye West & Charlie Wilson)
"I," K. Duckworth & C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
"We Dem Boyz," N. Fisher & C. Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa)
"0-100/The Catch Up," A. Feeney, Aubrey Graham, A. Hernandez, P. Jefferies, M. Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

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