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The 2015 Grammy Nominations Are In! Beyoncé, Iggy Azalea, Chris Brown, Miley Cyrus & More Listed



57th Annual Grammy Awards - BellaNaija - December 2014

It may be December 2014, but the buzz for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards is already filling the air. The official nominations for the awards have been announced and, as expected, there are a lot of big names and hits listed.

From Beyoncé , Iggy Azalea & Ariana Grande to Pharell, Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith & Chris Brown, the 2015 nominations list is hot! Oh and the nominees are being announced by celebrities! Isn’t that cool?

Great News Beygency, Queen B is the most Grammy-Nominated woman so far, Sam Smith has 5 nominations and is sharing his sheer excitement on Twitter and the stars and exchanging congratulations.

Check it out!

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
Brandy Clark
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

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

More from the 83-category nominations list will be unveiled later on on the Grammy Awards official Twitter account, but keep refreshing BN Readers as we update with more categories including the coveted Album of the Year nominees.

The Grammys are set to air on Sunday 8th February 2015!

You can also go to to see the complete list of 83 categories.


  1. Bvl

    December 5, 2014 at 5:28 pm

    Kim K . Not listed? #Oops

    • Jay

      December 5, 2014 at 6:16 pm

      Am sorry, is she a musician?? Free her abeg!

    • ATL's finest

      December 5, 2014 at 9:43 pm

      They said Grammy award not nude/porn award! So why should Kim K be listed? #Next#

    • Halia

      December 8, 2014 at 12:16 am

      @ ATL ‘s Finest- LMBO!!!! Thank you!

    • soso

      December 6, 2014 at 2:29 pm

      where you listed? NO, so free her…

  2. bruno

    December 5, 2014 at 5:59 pm

    I love that the grammys nominate people who are making good music but they are not too famous like HAIM (those girls are amazing).

    beyonce and sam smith willl have the most nominations. I hope chimaamanda gets nominated with beyonce for flawless.

  3. Missy J

    December 5, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    Hmmmmm no AYE or Johnny, Dorobucci nko?? !!! There’s God in everything these Oyibos are doing!! They should continue! Nigerian Artistes won’t come and run their mouth ooh but when it comes to Headies or Channel O they’ll disturb the whole community.

  4. BlueEyed

    December 5, 2014 at 6:17 pm

    I’m just here for Beyoncé, ariana grande and Sam smith

  5. Ngozi

    December 5, 2014 at 6:42 pm

    Omg!!!! Mali music!!! So happy to see you nominated… I put my lighters in the air for you!!! Thank God for u mali!!!

    • Amaka

      December 6, 2014 at 6:14 am

      I love Mali music’s Beautiful. Such an awesome song. I think he has quietly moved from gospel to contemporary music.

  6. S!

    December 5, 2014 at 6:44 pm

    Hope Chandalier wins Record of the Year.

    • ATL's finest

      December 5, 2014 at 9:43 pm

      I am rooting for Sia

  7. benny

    December 5, 2014 at 7:36 pm

    Chandelier should please win everything it was nominated for

  8. Lolo

    December 5, 2014 at 7:55 pm

    I want Sam Smith to win in ALL the categories he is in!That dude’s songs and that voice of his give me life haha!Ewoooo!My Nicki won’t be happy about this Iggy Azaelia rundown o!I see one mean rap verse coming relating to this lol!

  9. Simsi

    December 5, 2014 at 8:04 pm

    Where’s nicki minaj?

  10. Gistyinka Blog

    December 5, 2014 at 8:42 pm

    Missing on the list ? Nicki Minaj, so funny that pills & portions and anaconda could not make the list.

  11. Rs

    December 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm

    Mali music!!!! Yaaay…. so glad he’s nominated

  12. Olori Tari

    December 5, 2014 at 10:21 pm

    Best Rock Album
    U2 – Songs of innocence

    Thank you!

  13. tunmi

    December 6, 2014 at 3:01 am

    I guess J. Cole’s words are coming true.

  14. Mizzy

    December 6, 2014 at 5:02 am

    Where’s Nicki? Sam Smith, Sia, Beyonce, shul win big o

  15. lestimad

    December 6, 2014 at 7:15 am

    where is riri

    • benny

      December 6, 2014 at 12:13 pm

      She hasn’t released new music in 2 years. Last year, she won without even attending and was pleasantly surprised. Next year will be her year

  16. prince ajibade

    December 6, 2014 at 11:26 am

    nice one there.

  17. aeesha

    December 6, 2014 at 4:59 pm

    m digging 4 iggy nd sam smith.i pray iggy wins a grammy

  18. Abbie R.Hale

    December 8, 2014 at 11:26 am

    All those nominees are really great. They all deserve to be nominated. They really did a great job. Also try to check this article guys about these grammy nominees 2015 . Who’s your bet?

  19. honey

    January 5, 2015 at 12:42 am

    Iggy iggy omg!! I love dis chick n i know she wil win! Shz amazing yall!!!

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