Sam Smith Snags 5 GRAMMY Noms So Far Including Record Of The Year. See Who Else Scored Nominations

YOK alum Sam Smith, who will be performing tonight at 9 p.m. on A Very GRAMMY Christmas, has so far been nominated for three GRAMMY categories: Best Pop Vocal Album, Record of the YearBest Solo Pop Performance, Best New Artist, and Song of the Year. Nomination announcements will continue throughout the day via the The GRAMMYs’ Twitter account, but read on to check out the list of categories and nominees that have already been announced.


2015 list of nominees:

Best Country Album
Dierks Bentley – Riser
Eric Church – The Outsiders
Brandy Clark – 12 Stories
Miranda Lambert – Platinum
LeeAnn 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 – G I R L

Record of the Year
“Fancy” – Iggy Azalea feat. Charlie XCX
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Stay With Me” (Darkchild version) – Sam Smith
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor

Best Pop Solo Performance
John Legend – “All Of Me”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Pharrell – “Happy”

Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams
Beck – Morning Phase
The Black Keys – Turn Blue
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye
U2 – Songs of Innocence

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Country Song
“American Kids” – Kenney 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 feat. Faith Hill

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 Haste

Song of the Year
“All About That Bass” – Meghan Trainor
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Shake It Off” – Taylor Swift
“Stay With Me” (Darkchild version) – Sam Smith
“Take Me To Church” – Hozier

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek to Cheek
Annie Lennox – Nostalgia
Barry Manilow – Night Songs
Johnny Mathis – Sending You A Little Christmas
Barbra Streisand with Various Artists – Partners

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
Alt J – This Is All Yours
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
Cage the Elephant – Melophobia
St. Vincent – St. Vincent
Jack White – Lazaretto

Best Americana Album
Rosanne Cash – The River & The Thread
John Hiatt – Terms of My Surrender
Keb’ Mo’ – Bluesamericana
Nickel Creek – A Dotted Line
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds in Country Music

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

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

Best Music Video
“We Exist” – Arcade Fire
“Turn Down For What” – DJ Snake & Lil Jon
“Chandelier” – Sia
“Happy” Pharrell
“The Golden Age” – Woodkid feat. Max Richter

Best Latin Pop Album
Rubén Blades – Tangos
Camila – Elypse
Lila Downs, Niña Pastori, Soledad – Raíz
Juanes – Loco De Amor
Marco Antonio Solis – Gracias Por Estar Aqui

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

Best Dance Recording
“Never Say Never” – Basement Jaxx
“Rather Be” – Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne
“F For You” – Disclosure feat. Mary J Blige
“I Got U” – Duke Dumont feat. Jax Jones
“Faded” – Zhu

Best Gospel Album
Erica Campbell – Help
Ricky Dillard & New G – Amazing
William McDowell – Withholding Nothing (Live)
Smokie Norful – Forever Yours
Anita Wilson – Vintage Worship

Best Country Duo / Group Performance
“Gentle On My Mind” – The Band Perry
“Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” – Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill
“Raise ’Em Up” – Keith Urban feat. Eric Church
“Day Drinking” – Little Big Town
“Something Bad” – Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood

Best Rap / Sung Collaboration
“Black Magic” – Common feat. Jhené Aiko
“The Monster” – Eminem feat. Rihanna
“Tuesday” – ILoveMakonnen feat. Drake
“Studio” – Schoolboy Q feat. B.J. The Chicago Kid
“Bound 2” – Kanye West & Charlie Wilson

Best Rock Song
“Ain’t It Fun” – Hayley Williams & Taylor York
“Blue Moon” – Beck Hansen
“Fever” – Dan Auerbach, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney
“Gimme Something Good” – Ryan Adams
“Lazaretto” – Jack White III

Producer of the Year
Paul Epworth
John Hill
Jay Joyce
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin

Watch former YOK artist and GRAMMY nominee Sam Smith talk buying Britney Spears’ album on The Speed Interview.

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