Tuesday, January 27, 2015

2015 Grammy Nominees

Sam Smith, Beyonce and Pharrell lead the field with six Grammy nominations each. 

Beck's "Morning Phase," BeyoncĂ©'s self-titled album, Ed Sheeran's "X," Sam Smith's "In the Lonely Hour" and Pharrell Williams' "Girl" are the nominees for album of the year. 

Smith, Taylor Swift, Iggy Azalea, Sia and Meghan Trainor are up for record of the year. Smith and Azalea have also been nominated for best new artist, along with Bastille, Brandy Clark and Haim.

The 57th Annual Grammy Awards air live February 8th and will be hosted by LL Cool J for the fourth consecutive year. Performances are expected from Madonna, Ariana Grande, Ed Sheeran, AC/DC, Sam Smith, Miranda Lambert, Usher, Eric Church, Common, John Legend, and Pharrell Williams.

Check out the major category nominees below or a full list of the nominees here.

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 Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam 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

Sunday, January 4, 2015

2015 Academy Award Nominees: The Best Original Song

The nominations for the 72nd Academy Awards are in! Tune in to watch the live show, hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, on Sunday, January 11, 2015. Below are the nominees for Best Original Song.

1. "Yellow Flicker Beat" by Lorde from 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1'

2. "Glory" by John Legend, Common from 'Selma'

3. "Mercy Is" by Patti Smith, Lenny Kaye from 'Noah'

4. "Big Eyes" by Lana Del Rey from 'Big Eyes'

5. "Opportunity" by Sia, Greg Kurstin, Will Gluck from 'Annie'