Friday, December 5, 2014

The 57th Annual Grammy Award Nominations

I will update as they roll them out all day long, literally all day long....

Album of the Year
Beck "Morning Phase"
Beyonce "Beyonce"
Ed Sheeran "X"
Sam Smith "In the Lonely Hour"
Pharrell Williams "G I R L"

Record of the Year
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX "Fancy"
Sia "Chandelier"
Sam Smith "Stay With Me"
Taylor Swift "Shake it Off"
Meghan Trainor "All About that Bass"

Song of the Year
Kevin Kadish & Meghan Trainor "All About that Bass"
Sia and Jesse Shatkin "Chandelier"
Max Martin, Shellback, & Taylor Swift "Shake it Off"
James Napier, William Phillips, and Sam Smith "Stay With Me"
Andrew Hozier-Byrne "Take Me to Church"

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

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 Pop Solo Performance
John Legend "All of Me (Live)"
Sia "Chandelier"
Sam Smith "Stay With Me"
Taylor Swift "Shake it Off"
Pharrell Williams "Happy"

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

Best Traditional Pop Vocal 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 "Partners"

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

Best Dance/Electronica Album
Aphex Twin "Syro"
Deadmaus "While (1<2 p="">Little Dragon "Nabuma Rubberband"
Royksopp & Robyn "Do It Again"
Mat Zo "Damage Control"

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 Rock Performance
Ryan Adams "Gimme Something Good"
Arctic Monkeys "Do I Wanna Know?"
Beck "Blue Moon"
The Black Keys "Turn Blue"
Jack White "Lazaretto"

Best Metal Performance
Anthrax "Neon Knights"
Mastodon "Hard Road"
Motorhead "Heartbreaker"
Slipknot "The Negative One"
Tenacious D "The Last Line"

Best Rock Song
Hayley Williams and Taylor York "Ain't It Fun"
Beck Hansen "Blue Moon"
Dan Auerback, Brian Burton, and Patrick Carney "Fever"
Ryan Adams "Give Me Something Good"
Jack White "Lazaretto"

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

Best Urban/Contemporary Album
Jhene Aiko "Sail Out"
Beyonce "Beyonce"
Chris Brown "X"
Mali Is... "Mali Music"
Pharrell Williams "GIRL"

Best R&B Album
Bernhoft "Islander"
Aloe Blacc "Life Your Spirit"
Toni Braxton and Babyface "Love, Marriage, & Divorce"
Robert Glasper Experiment "Black Radio 2"
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings "Give Them What They Want"

Best R&B Performance
Beyonce feat. Jay-Z "Drunk in Love"
Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross "New Flame"
Jennifer Hudson feat. R. Kelly "It's Your World"
Ledisi "Like This"
Usher "Good Kisser"

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

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

Best Rap Performance
Childish Gambino "3005"
Drake "0 too 100/The Catch Up"
Eminem "Rap God"
Kendrick Lamar "i"
Lecrae "All I Need is You"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Common feat. Jhene Aiko "Blak Majik"
Eminem feat. Rihanna "The Monster"
I Love Makonmen feat .Drake "Tuesday"
Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid "Studio"
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson "Bound 2"

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

Best Rap Album
Iggy Azalea "The New Classic"
Childish Gambino "Because the Internet"
Common "Nobody's Smiling"
Eminem "The Marshall Mathers LP 2"
Schoolboy Q "Oxymoron"
Wiz Khalifa "Blacc Hollywood"

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 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 Country Duo/Group Performance
The Band Perry "Gentle On My Mind"
Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood "Somethin' Bad"
Little Big Town "Day Drinking"
Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"
Keith Urban feat. Eric Church "Raise Up"

Best Country Song
Rodney Clawson and Luke Laird and Shane McAnally "American Kids"
Nicolle Galyon, Natalie Hemby & Miranda Lambert "Automatic"
Eric Church and Luke Laird "Give Me Back My Hometown"
Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond "I'm Not Going to Miss You"
Tom Douglas, Jaren Johnston & Jeffrey Steele "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"

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 Comedy Album
Weird Al Yankovic "Mandatory Fun"
Jim Gaffigan "Obsessed"
Louis C.K. "Oh My God"
Patton Oswalt "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time"
Sarah Silverman "We Are Miracles"

Best Musical Theater Album
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
West Side Story

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

Best Score Soundtrack
Christophe Beck "Frozen"
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross "Gone Girl"
Alexandre Desplat "The Grand Budapest Hotel"
Steven Price "Gravity"
Thomas Newman "Saving Mr. Banks"

Best Song Written for Visual Media
Everything is Awesome - The Lego Movie
I See Fire - The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
I'm Not Going to Miss You - Glen Campbell, I'll Be Me
Let It Go - Frozen
The Moon Song - Her

Best Music Video
Arcade Fire "We Exist"
DJ Snake & Lil John "Turn Down For What"
Sia "Chandelier"
Pharrell Williams "Happy"
Woodkid feat. Max Ritcher "The Golden Age"


  1. Wow, what a crappy turnout the nominations ended up being. Let's hope Album of the Year makes up for these horrible snubs.

  2. They had a few bright spots, but some of the snubs kind of sting