The OMGs and WTFs of the Grammy Award Nominations

December 5, 2014 By:
The OMGs and WTFs of the Grammy Award Nominations
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It's that time of year again… The Grammy Awards Nominations!

This year, the Grammys have gone all out, using multiple platforms to announce different categories, including Twitter, radio stations, television shows, and "A Very Grammy Christmas" special.

So who's nominated? 

Let's start rolling out those nominees.

 

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

WTF: Meghan Trainor? Record of the Year? Pretty damn good for it being her FIRST RECORD EVER.

 

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 New Artist

Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

 

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 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

OMG: "Anaconda" was nominated?! For a Grammy?!

 

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

OMG: Yay, Miley's first Grammy nomination!

 

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Sail Out, Jhene Aiko
Beyonce, Beyonce
X, Chris Brown
Mali Is, Mali Music
G I R L, Pharrell Williams

OMG: Beyonce, Beyonce, Beyonce. She is now the most-nominated female in Grammy history with 52 nods!

 

Best Dance/Electronic Album 

Syro, Aphex Twin 
While (1<2), Deadmau5
Nabuma Rubberband, Little Dragon
Do It Again, Röyksopp & Robyn
Damage Control, Mat Zo

 

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 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 

 

Check out the full list of nominees here.

And don't forget to tune into "A Very Grammy Christmas" on CBS tonight at 9-10 P.M. (EST).

The Grammy Awards will air on Feb 8 on CBS.