“Music’s Biggest Night” or The 57th Grammy Awards take place on February, 8 2015 in Los Angeles, CA at the Staples Center. Music’s biggest stars will be on display as The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) seeks to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry. In total there are 84 Grammy awards given out. We highlight some major category nominees below. For a full list searchable by genre, visit the Grammy’s official page. No host has been announced yet.


Album of the Year

“Morning Phase” – Beck
“Beyonce” – Beyonce
“x” – Ed Sheeran
“In the Lonely Hour” – Sam Smith
“Girl” – Pharrell Williams

Song of the Year

“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor
“Take Me to Church” – Hozier
“Stay With Me” (Darkchild version) – Sam Smith
“Chandelier” – Sia

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 Rock Album

“Songs of Innocence” – U2
“Hypnotic Eye” – Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
“Turn Blue” – The Black Keys
“Morning Phase” – Beck
“Ryan Adams” – Ryan Adams

Best Country Album

Dierks Bentley – “Riser”
Erich Church – “The Outsiders”
Brandy Clark – “12 Stories”
Miranda Lambert – “Platinum”
Lee Ann Womack – “The Way I’m Livin'”

Best Alternative Music Album

“Reflektor” – Arcade Fire
“This is All Yours” – Alt J
“St. Vincent” – St. Vincent
“Melophobia” – Cage the Elephant
“Lazaretto” – Jack White

Best Rap Album

“The New Classic” – Iggy Azalea
“Because the Internet” – Childish Gambino
“Nobody’s Smiling” – Common
“The Marshall Mathers LP 2” – Eminem
“Oxymoron” – Schoolboy Q”
“Black Hollywood” – Wiz Khalifa

Best R&B Song

“Drunk In Love” – Beyonce
“Good Kisser” – Usher
“New Flame” – Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross
“Options” (Wolfjames Version) – Luke James feat. Rick Ross
“The Worst” – Sail Out

Best Dance Recording

“Never Say Never” – Basment Jaxx
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
“F For You” – Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige
“I Got U” – Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones
“Faded” – Zhu