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57th Grammy Nominees Announced!

Taylor Swift "Blank Space"

Taylor Swift “Blank Space”

Nominees for the 57th Grammy Awards include some of the usual suspects that you’ve been hearing all year like Taylor Swift, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, Ariana Grande and Sam Smith. But some artists that you haven’t heard much from include Ziggy Marley for Best Reggae Album and Haim and Bastille for Best New Artist

More nominees will be announced through the day. Here’s the announcement Grammy.com site:

The Recording Academy will kick off the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards nominations on Friday, Dec. 5 with four categories announced live on “CBS This Morning.” Following, a series of nominations will be announced via Twitter. At 2 p.m. ET, a list of nominations in 82 of 83 categories will be posted on this page, with Album Of The Year nominees to be revealed on “A Very GRAMMY® Christmas,” which will air on CBS at 9–10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Twitter is lighting up like a Christmas tree – here’s a tweet from Virgin Records congratulating Bastille:

Congratulations to @bastilledan for @TheGRAMMYs Best New Artist nomination! #bastilleamerica pic.twitter.com/wyRhQS7jB2
— Virgin Records (@virginrecords) December 5, 2014

Here’s a list of nominees so far. We’ll keep updatting so stay tuned for more!

Record of the Year
Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX “Fancy”
Sia “Chandelier”
Sam Smith “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor “All About That Bass”

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 New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

Best Rock Song
Paramore “Ain’t It Fun”
Beck “Blue Moon”
The Black Keys “Fever”
Ryan Adams “Give Me Something Good”
Jack White “Lazaretto”

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Jhene Aiko Sail Out
Beyonce Beyonce
Chris Brown X
Mali Music Mali I
Pharrell Williams GIRL

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 Solo Performance
John Legend “All of Me (Live)”
Sia “Chandelier”
Sam Smith “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift “Shake It Off”
Pharrell Williams “Happy”

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



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