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@Lecrae, Beyonce, Iggy, Eminem Nominated for the 2015 Grammy Awards- FULL LIST!

GRAMMY 2015Grammy season is right around the corner!! Awesome! AML people, any of you planning to attend the 57th Annual Grammy Awards? If so, hit me up via email ([email protected]). Perhaps a meetup will be good so I can put faces to the names.

Check out the Grammys 2015 full nominees list. I am particularly thrilled Lecrae is nominated. Yes! 🙂 

Cheers,
Uduak
Lecrae’s ‘All I Need is You’ Up for a Nomination!

 

“Nominations for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards were announced (on December 5th, 2014) by The Recording Academy and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by The Academy’s voting members.

This year, Beyoncé, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams top nominations, garnering six each. Iggy Azalea, Beck, Eric Church, recording engineer Tom Coyne, Drake, Gordon Goodwin, Jay Z, Miranda Lambert, Sia, Usher, and Jack White earn four nominations each.

“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. “The Recording Academy is pleased to celebrate this talented crop of artists, nominated to receive music’s greatest honor for their contributions to their respective genres. The tone for Music’s Biggest Night has undoubtedly been set, and we look forward to producing one of the most exciting telecasts in GRAMMY history.”

The nominations were revealed on a rolling basis throughout the day, starting with four categories on “CBS This Morning,” followed by a series of video announcements posted by a variety of artists and celebrities on Twitter. The day culminated with the unveiling of Album Of The Year nominations on the one-hour entertainment special “A Very GRAMMY Christmas,” which featured performances of holiday classics and current pop songs.” -Grammy

 

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 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 Urban Contemporary Album
Jhené Aiko – Sail Out
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Chris Brown – X
Mali Music – Mali Is…
Pharrell Williams – Girl

Record of the Year
Iggy Azalea – “Fancy (feat. Charli XCX)”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

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

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

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

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 New Artist 
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
Annie Lennox – Nostalgia
Barry Manilow – Night Songs
Johnny Mathis – Sending You A Little Christmas
Barbara Streisand with Various Artists – Partners

Best Rap Performance
Drake – 0 to 100 The Catch Up
Eminem – Rap god
Childish Gambino – 3005
Kendrick Lamar – Eye in the Sky
LeCrae – All I Need is You (YES! Go vote people!)

Best Rap Album
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Childish Gambino – Because the Internet
Common – Nobody’s Smiling
Eminem – The Marshal Mathers LP 2
School Boy Q – Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa – Black Hollywood

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

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

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
American Hustle – Various Artists
Frozen – Various Artists
Get on Up “The James Brown Story” – James Brown
The Wolf of Wallstreet – Various Artists
Guardians of the galaxy Awesome Mix Volume 1 – Various Artists

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