Earlier today, the complete nominations list for the 57th Annual Grammy Awards was announced. The list of nominees is for recordings released during the eligibility year 1st Oct 2013 – 29th Sept 2014.

This year, the 56th Annual Grammy Awards saw big winners such as Macklemore, Lorde, Justin Timberlake, Daft Punk, and more, as well as amazing live performances from some of your favourite artistes.

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For the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, slated to take place on 9th February 2015 in Los Angeles, California, newcomer Sam Smith led the way alongside mainstays Beyoncé and Pharrell Williams, while others including Taylor Swift and Jay Z garnered multiple nods.

Amongst the categories and nominees are:

Album of the Year

  • Morning Phase, Beck
  • Beyoncé, Beyoncé
  • x, Ed Sheeran
  • In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
  • G I R L, Pharrell Williams

Record of the Year

  • Fancy, Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
  • Chandelier, Sia
  • Stay With Me, Sam Smith
  • Shake It Off, Taylor Swift
  • All About That Bass, Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year

  • All About That Bass
  • Chandelier
  • Shake It Off
  • Stay With Me
  • Take Me to Church

Best New Artiste

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  • Iggy Azalea
  • Bastille
  • Brandy Clark
  • Haim
  • Sam Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • All Of Me (Live), John Legend
  • Chandelier, Sia
  • Stay With Me (Darkchild Version), Sam Smith
  • Shake It Off, Taylor Swift
  • Happy, Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Ghost Stories, Coldplay
  • Bangerz, Miley Cyrus
  • My Everything, Ariana Grande
  • Prism, Katy Perry
  • x, Ed Sheeran
  • In The Lonely Hour, Sam Smith

Best Dance Recording

  • Never Say Never, Basement Jaxx
  • Rather Be, Clean Bandit featuring Jess Glynne
  • F For You, Disclosure featuring Mary J. Blige
  • I Got U, Duke Dumont featuring Jax Jones
  • Faded, Zhu

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Fancy, Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX
  • A Skyfull of Stars, Coldplay
  • Say Something, A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera
  • Bang, Bang, Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj
  • Dark Horse, Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J

Dance/Electronic Music

  • Syro, Aphex Twin
  • While (1<2), deadmau5
  • Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
  • Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
  • Damage Control, Mat Zo

Best Rock Performance

  • Gimme Something Good, Ryan Adams
  • Do I Wanna Know?, Arctic Monkeys
  • Blue Moon, Beck
  • Fever, The Black Keys
  • Lazaretto, Jack White

Best Metal Performance

  • Neon Knights, Anthrax
  • High Road, Mastodon
  • Heartbreaker, Motörhead
  • The Negative One, Slipknot
  • The Last In Line, Tenacious D

Best R&B Performance

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<ul>
<li>Ain't It Fun, Hayley Williams & Taylor York, songwriters (Paramore)</li>
<li>Blue Moon, Beck Hansen, songwriter (Beck)</li>
<li>Fever, D. Auerbach, B. Burton & P. Carney, songwriters (The Black Keys)</li>
<li>Gimme Something Good, Ryan Adams, songwriter (Ryan Adams)</li>
<li>Lazaretto, Jack White III, songwriter (Jack White)</li>
</ul>
<strong>Best Rock Album</strong>
<ul>
<li>Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams</li>
<li>Morning Phase, Beck</li>
<li>Turn Blue, The Black Keys</li>
<li>Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers</li>
<li>Songs Of Innocence, U2</li>
</ul>
<strong>Best Alternative Music Album</strong>
<ul>
<li>This Is All Yours, Alt-J</li>
<li>Reflektor, Arcade Fire</li>
<li>Melophobia, Cage The Elephant</li>
<li>St. Vincent, St. Vincent</li>
<li>Lazaretto, Jack White</li>
</ul>
<strong>Best R&B Performance</strong>

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  • Drunk In Love, Beyoncé Featuring Jay Z
  • New Flame, Chris Brown Featuring Usher & Rick Ross
  • It’s Your World, Jennifer Hudson Featuring R. Kelly
  • Like This, Ledisi
  • Good Kisser, Usher

Best R&B Song

  • Drunk In Love
  • Good Kisser
  • New Flame
  • Options (Wolfjames Version)
  • The Worst

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • Sail Out, Jhené Aiko
  • Beyoncé, Beyoncé
  • X, Chris Brown
  • Mali Is… Mali Music
  • Girl, Pharrell Williams

Best Rap Performance

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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

Best Rap Song

  • Anaconda
  • Bound 2
  • I
  • We Dem Boyz
  • 0 To 100 / The Catch Up

Best Rap Album

  • The New Classic, Iggy Azalea
  • Because The Internet, Childish Gambino
  • Nobody’s Smiling, Common
  • The Marshall Mathers LP2, Eminem
  • Oxymoron, Schoolboy Q
  • Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa

Best Country Solo Performance

  • Give Me Back My Hometown, Eric Church
  • Invisible, Hunter Hayes
  • Automatic, Miranda Lambert
  • Something In The Water, Carrie Underwood
  • Cop Car, Keith Urban

Best Country Song

  • American Kids
  • Automatic
  • Give Me Back My Hometown
  • I’m Not Gonna Miss You
  • Meanwhile Back At Mama’s

Best Country Album

  • Riser, Dierks Bentley
  • The Outsiders, Eric Church
  • 12 Stories, Brandy Clark
  • Platinum, Miranda Lambert
  • The Way I’m Livin’, Lee Ann Womack

Best Music Video

  • We Exist, Arcade Fire
  • Turn Down For What, DJ Snake & Lil Jon
  • Chandelier, Sia
  • Happy, Pharrell Williams
  • The Golden Age, Woodkid Featuring Max Richter

Best Music Film

  • Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour
  • Ghost Stories (Coldplay)
  • 20 Feet From Stardom
  • Metallica Through The Never
  • The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne (Pink)

For the full list of nominations and for more information, visit its official website.

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