Sam Smith receives six Grammy Nominations! View who else gained a Grammy nomination -

Sunday, December 7, 2014
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Recently the list of nominees was revealed for 2015's Grammy Awards. With Sam Smith receiving 6 Grammy nominations including Best New Artist. He is the first male artist in 34 years ,and the first U.K. male artist ever to receive nominations in the "big four" GRAMMY Awards. Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off' for Record and Song of The Year and the interesting head to head between Eminem and Iggy Azalea for Best Rap Album, it is sure to be an intriguing watch.

What will also be interesting too see is who will win best Alternative Music Album. The list has some fierce competition including Arcade Fire, Jack White, Alt-J, Cage The Elephant and St Vincent. 

The Grammy's will be on the 8th of February 2015

The full list of nominees are below !

Album of the Year
Beck, Morning Phase
Beyonce, Beyonce
Ed Sheeran, x
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, Girl
Best New Artist 
Iggy AzaleaBrandy ClarkHaimSam Smith

Record of the Year
"Fancy," Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
"Chandelier," Sia
"Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)," Sam Smith
"Shake It Off," Taylor Swift
"All About That Bass," Meghan Trainor
Song of the Year
"Chandelier," Sia
"All About That Bass," Meghan Trainor
"Shake It Off," Taylor Swift
"Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)," Sam Smith
"Take Me to Church," Hozier

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 Pop Duo/Group Performance 
"Fancy," Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
"A Sky Full of Stars," Coldplay 
"Say Something," A Great Big World ft. Christina Aguilera 
"Bang Bang," Ariana Grande, Jessie J & Nicki Minaj 
"Dark Horse," Katy Perry ft. Juicy J

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 Alternative Music Album
This Is All Yours, alt-J
Reflektor, Arcade Fire
Melophobia, Cage the Elephant
St. Vincent, St. Vincent
Lazaretto, Jack White
Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Morning Phase, Beck
Turn Blue, The Black Keys
Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
Songs of Innocence, U2

Best Rock Song 
"Ain't It Fun," Paramore
"Blue Moon," Beck
"Fever," The Black Keys
"Gimme Something Good," Ryan Adams
"Lazaretto," Jack White

Best Country Album 
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church
The Way I'm Livin', Lee Ann Womack
12 Stories, Brandy Clark
Platinum, Miranda Lambert

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
"Blak Majik," Common ft. Jhené Aiko 
"The Monster," Eminem ft. Rihanna
"Tuesday," I Love Makonnen ft. Drake 
"Studio," ScHoolboy Q ft. BJ The Chicago Kid 
"Bound 2," Kanye West & Charlie Wilson  

Best Rap Song 
"Anaconda," Nicki Minaj 
"Bound 2," Kanye West & Charlie Wilson
"i," Kendrick Lamar
"We Dem Boyz," Wiz Khalifa
"0 to 100/The Catch Up," Drake

Best Country Song 
"American Kids," Kenny Chesney 
"Automatic," Miranda Lambert 
"Give Me Back My Hometown," Eric Church 
"I'm Not Gonna Miss You," Glen Campbell 
"Meanwhile Back at Mama's," Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
"Gentle On My Mind," The Band Perry
"Somethin' Bad," Miranda Lambert with Carrie Underwood 
"Day Drinking," Little Big Town 
"Meanwhile Back At Mama's," Tim McGraw ft. Faith Hill 
"Raise 'Em Up," Keith Urban ft. Eric Church 

Best Country Solo Performance 
"Give Me Me Back My Hometown," Eric Church 
"Invisible," Hunter Hayes 
"Automatic," Miranda Lambert 
"Something In the Water," Carrie Underwood 
"Cop Car," Keith Urban

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 Urban Contemporary Album
Sail Out, Jhene Aiko
Beyonce, BeyonceX
, Chris BrownMali Is, Mali Music
G I R L, Pharrell Williams
Best Dance/Electronic Album  
Syro, Aphex Twin 
While (1, DeadmausNabuma Rubberband,
Little DragonDo It Again, 
Röyksopp & RobynDamage Control, Mat Zo
Best Dance Recording
"Never Say Never," Basement Jaxx
"Rather Be," Clean Bandit ft. Jess Glynne 
"F for You," Disclosure ft. Mary J. Blige 
"I Got U," Duke Dumont ft. Jax Jones 
"Faded," Zhu
Best Latin Pop Album
Tangos, Ruben Blades 
Elypse, Camila Raiz, 
Lila Downs, Niña Pastori & Soledad
 Pastorutti Loco de Amor,
 Juanes Gracias Por Estar Aqui, Marco Antonio Solis

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media 
American Hustle 
Guardians of the Galaxy
Get On Up: The James Brown Story 
The Wolf of Wall Street

 Best Music Video
"We Exist," Arcade Fire 
"Turn Down for What," DJ Snake & Lil Jon 
"Chandelier," Sia 
"Happy," Pharrell Williams 
"The Golden Age," Woodkid ft. Max Richter

 Best Music Film 
Beyoncé & Jay Z: On The Run Tour, Beyoncé & Jay Z 
Ghost Stories, Coldplay 
20 Feet From Stardom, Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill
 Metallica: Through The Never, Metallica 
The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne, Pink

 Best Pop Solo Performance
"All of Me," John Legend
"Chandelier," Sia
"Stay With Me," Sam Smith
"Shake It Off," Taylor Swift
"Happy," Pharrell Williams

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 Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Cheek to Cheek, Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett 
Sending You a Little Christmas, Johnny Mathis Nostalgia, 
Annie Lennox Partners, 
Barbra Streisand Night Songs, Barry Manilow

Best Spoken Word Album
Actors Anonymous, James Franco 
A Call to Action, Jimmy Carter Carsick: 
John Waters Hitchhikes Across America, John Waters 
A Fighting Chance, Elizabeth Warren Diary of a Mad Diva,
 Joan Rivers We Will Survive: True Stories of Encouragement,
 Inspiration and the Power of Song, Gloria Gaynor

Best Gospel Album
Help, Erica Campbell 
Amazing, Ricky Dillard & New G 
Withholding Nothing: Live, William McDowell Forever Yours, 
Smokie Norful Vintage Worship, Anita Wilson
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
"Drunk In Love," Beyoncé ft. Jay Z 
"New Flame," Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
"It's Your World," Jennifer Hudson ft. R. Kelly 
"Like This," Ledisi 
"Good Kisser," Usher

Best R&B Song 
"Drunk In Love," Beyonce ft. Jay Z 
"Good Kisser," Usher
"New Flame," Chris Brown ft. Usher & Rick Ross
"Options (Wolfjames Version)," Luke James ft. Rick Ross
"The Worst," Jhené Aiko 

Best R&B Album 
Islander, Bernhoft 
Lift Your Spirit, Aloe Blacc Love,
 Marriage & Divorce, Toni Braxton & Babyface 
Black Radio 2, Robert Glasper 
Experiment Give The People What They Want, Sharon Jones & The