List of nominees for music’s biggest night revealed

With the 57th Annual Grammy Awards right around the corner, the organization has been releasing the list of nominees periodically throughout the day. So far, newcomer Iggy Azalea has a slew of nominations in both Hip-Hop and mainstream categories. Perennial juggernauts Beyoncé and Pharrell snag some nods as well. Though neither released a full album in the past calendar year, Hip-Hop favorites Drake and Kendrick Lamar made the list as well. Take a look at the full list below. The Grammys will air live on February 8th.

Album Of The Year:
Beck, “Morning Phase”
Beyoncé, “Beyoncé”
Sam Smith, “In The Lonely Hour”
Ed Sheeran, “X”
Pharrell Williams, “GIRL”

Record Of The Year:

Iggy Azalea, “Fancy” [ft. Charli XCX]
Sia, “Chandelier”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Jhené Aiko, Sail Out
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Chris Brown, X
Mali Music, Mali Music
Pharrell, G I R L

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
Sia
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Pharrell

Best New Artist:

Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Best Rap Performance:

Childish Gambino, “3005”
Drake, “0-100/The Catch-Up”
Eminem, “Rap God”
Kendrick Lamar, “I”
Lecrae, “All I Need Is You”

Best Rap Album:

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

Best Pop/Duo Group Performance:

Iggy Azalea (Feat. Charli XCX) “Fancy”
Coldplay “A Sky Full of Stars”
A Great Big World (Feat. Christina Aguilera) “Say Something”
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry (Feat. Juicy J) “Dark Horse”

Best Music Video:

Arcade Fire “We Exist”
DJ Snake & Lil’ Jon “Turn Down For What”
Sia “Chandelier”
Pharrell Williams “Happy”
Woodkid (Feat. Max Richter) “The Golden Age”

Best R&B Performance:

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

Common Featuring Jhené Aiko “Blak Majik”
Eminem Featuring Rihanna “The Monster”
I Love Makonnen Featuring Drake “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid “Studio”
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson “Bound 2″

Best Rap Song:

Nicki Minaj “Anaconda”
Kanye West “Bound 2”
Kendrick Lamar “i”
Wiz Khalifa “We Dem Boyz
Drake “0 to 100/The Catch Up”

@Rocko_CNK