Grammy Nominations

Album of the Year

Morning Phase, Beck
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
x, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
G I R L, Pharrell Williams

Record of the Year

Fancy, Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
Chandelier, Sia
Stay With Me, Sam Smith
Shake It Off, Taylor Swift
All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year

All About That Bass
Chandelier
Shake It Off
Stay With Me
Take Me to Church

Best New Artist:

Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance

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

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Fancy, Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
A Skyfull of Stars, Coldplay
Say Something, A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera
Bang, Bang, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
Dark Horse, Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cheek to Cheek, Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
Nostalgia, Annie Lennox
Night Songs, Barry Manilow
Sending You A Little Christmas, Johnny Mathis
Partners, Barbra Streisand With Various Artists

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 Dance Recording

Never Say Never, Basement Jaxx
Rather Be, Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
F For You, Disclosure featuring Mary J. Blige
I Got U, Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones
Faded, Zhu

Dance/Electronic Music

Syro, Aphex Twin
While (1<2), Deadmaus
Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control, Mat Zo

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Wild Heart, Mindi Abair
Slam Dunk, Gerald Albright
Nathan East, Nathan East
Jazz Funk Soul, Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp
Bass & Mandolin, Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer

Best Rock Performance

Gimme Something Good, Ryan Adams
Do I Wanna Know?, Arctic Monkeys
Blue Moon, Beck
Fever, The Black Keys
Lazaretto, Jack White

Best Metal Performance

Neon Knights, Anthrax
High Road, Mastodon
Heartbreaker, Motörhead
The Negative One, Slipknot
The Last In Line, Tenacious D

Best Rock Song

Ain’t It Fun, Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)
Blue Moon, Beck Hansen, songwriter (Beck)
Fever, D. Auerbach, B. Burton & P. Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys)
Gimme Something Good, Ryan Adams, songwriter (Ryan Adams)
Lazaretto, Jack White III, songwriter (Jack White)

Best Rock Album

Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Morning Phase, Beck
Turn Blue, The Black Keys
Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Songs Of Innocence, U2

Best Alternative Music Album

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

Best R&B Performance

Drunk In Love, Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z
New Flame, Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
It’s Your World, Jennifer Hudson Featuring R. Kelly
Like This, Ledisi
Good Kisser, Usher

Best Traditional R&B Performance

As, Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton
I.R.S., Angie Fisher
Jesus Children, Robert Glasper Experiment Featuring Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner
Nobody, Kem
Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo), Antonique Smith

Best R&B Song

Drunk In Love
Good Kisser
New Flame
Options (Wolfjames Version)
The Worst

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Sail Out, Jhené Aiko
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
X, Chris Brown
Mali Is… Mali Music
Girl, Pharrell Williams

Best R&B Album

Islander, Bernhoft
Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc
Love, Marriage & Divorce, Toni Braxton & Babyface
Black Radio 2, Robert Glasper Experiment
Give The People What They Want, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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/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
Bound 2
I
We Dem Boyz
0 To 100 / The Catch Up

Best Rap Album

The New Classic, Iggy Azalea
Because The Internet, Childish Gambino
Nobody’s Smiling, Common
The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem
Oxymoron, Schoolboy Q
Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa

Best Country Solo Performance

Give Me Back My Hometown, Eric Church
Invisible, Hunter Hayes
Automatic, Miranda Lambert
Something In The Water, Carrie Underwood
Cop Car, Keith Urban

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Gentle On My Mind, The Band Perry
Somethin’ Bad, Miranda Lambert With Carrie Underwood
Day Drinking, Little Big Town
Meanwhile Back At Mama’s, Tim McGraw Featuring Faith Hill
Raise ‘Em Up, Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church

Best Country Song

American Kids
Automatic
Give Me Back My Hometown
I’m Not Gonna Miss You
Meanwhile Back At Mama’s

Best Country Album

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

Best New Age Album

Bhakti, Paul Avgerinos
Ritual, Peter Kater & R. Carlos Nakai
Winds Of Samsara, Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman
Symphony Live In Istanbul, Kitaro
In Love And Longing, Silvia Nakkach & David Darling

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

The Eye Of The Hurricane, Kenny Barron
Fingerprints, Chick Corea
You & The Night & The Music, Fred Hersch
Recorda Me, Joe Lovano
Sleeping Giant, Brad Mehldau

Best Jazz Vocal Album

Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro, (Billy Childs &) Various Artists
I Wanna Be Evil, René Marie
Live In NYC, Gretchen Parlato
Beautiful Life, Dianne Reeves
Paris Sessions, Tierney Sutton

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Landmarks, Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band
Trilogy, Chick Corea Trio
Floating, Fred Hersch Trio
Enjoy The View, Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart
All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller, Jason Moran

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

The L.A. Treasures Project, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra
Life In The Bubble, Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band
Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project, Rufus Reid
Live: I Hear The Sound, Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra
OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer, The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

Best Latin Jazz Album

The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson, Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano
The Pedrito Martinez Group, The Pedrito Martinez Group
The Offense Of The Drum, Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Second Half, Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn
New Throned King, Yosvany Terry

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Help, Erica Campbell Featuring Lecrae
Sunday A.M. [Live], Karen Clark Sheard
I Believe, Mali Music
No Greater Love, Smokie Norful
Love On The Radio, The Walls Group

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Write Your Story, Francesca Battistelli
Come As You Are, Crowder
Messengers, Lecrae Featuring For King & Country
Shake, MercyMe
Multiplied, Needtobreathe

Best Gospel Album

Help, Erica Campbell
Amazing [Live], Ricky Dillard & New G
Withholding Nothing [Live], William McDowell
Forever Yours, Smokie Norful
Vintage Worship, Anita Wilson

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

If We’re Honest, Francesca Battistelli
Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong, For King & Country
Hurricane, Natalie Grant
Welcome To The New, MercyMe
Royal Tailor, Royal Tailor

Best Roots Gospel Album

Forever Changed, T. Graham Brown
Shine For All The People, Mike Farris
Hymns, Gaither Vocal Band
A Cappella, The Martins
His Way Of Loving Me, Tim Menzies

Best Latin Pop Album

Tangos, Rubén Blades
Elypse, Camila
Raíz, Lila Downs, Niña Pastori And Soledad
Loco De Amor, Juanes
Gracias Por Estar Aquí, Marco Antonio Solís

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Multiviral, Calle 13
Behind The Machine (Detrás De La Máquina), Chocquibtown
Bailar En La Cueva, Jorge Drexler
Agua Maldita, Molotov
Vengo, Ana Tijoux

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

Lastima Que Sean Ajenas, Pepe Aguilar
Mano A Mano – Tangos A La Manera De Vicente Fernández, Vicente Fernández
Voz Y Guitarra, Ixya Herrera
15 Aniversario, Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
Alegría Del Mariachi, Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle

Best Tropical Latin Album

50 Aniversario, El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico
First Class To Havana, Aymee Nuviola
Live, Palo!
El Asunto, Totó La Momposina
Más + Corazón Profundo, Carlos Vives

Best American Roots Performance

Statesboro Blues, Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal
A Feather’s Not A Bird, Rosanne Cash
And When I Die, Billy Childs Featuring Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas
The Old Me Better, Keb’ Mo’ Featuring The California Feet War

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