BEYONCE, SAM SMITH & PHARRELL LEAD GRAMMY® NOMINATIONS WITH SIX EACH [VIDEO]
Santa Clause isn't the only one making a list this time of year. Award Season is just around the corner along with Music's biggest night, the Grammys! And the Nominees are ......
The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on "GRAMMY Sunday," Feb. 8, 2015, at STAPLES Center in LA, and it a gathering of music biggest superstars!
King B is up against Pharell and Sam Smith for Album of the Year for the surprise "Beyonce" lp.
"This year's nominees are a reflection of the music community's diversity and range of talent, and a testament to The Academy's voting process," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy.
Beyoncé, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams lead the top nominations with six each. Iggy Azalea, Beck, Eric Church, Tom Coyne, Drake, Gordon Goodwin, Jay Z, Miranda Lambert, Sia, Usher, and Jack White earn four nominations each.
Record Of The Year:
"Fancy" — Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
"Chandelier" — Sia
"Stay With Me" (Darkchild Version) — Sam Smith
"Shake It Off" — Taylor Swift
"All About That Bass" — Meghan Trainor
Best New Artist:
SURPRISINGLY Disclosure was not nominated for their International hit "Latch". However their dance track with Mary J Blige " F for You" is up for Best Dance Record.
Best Urban Contemporary (R&B) Album:
Sail Out — Jhené Aiko
Beyoncé — Beyoncé
X — Chris Brown
Mali Is… — Mali Music
Girl — Pharrell Williams
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 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