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Grammys 2015 Nominees: Sam Smith, Beyonce, Iggy Azalea, and More

Beck, Haim, Pharrell Williams, Jack White, and Taylor Swift among the hopefuls

It’s now, officially, Grammy Season. The 2015 Grammy nominations have been announced, and Album of the Year is a five-way race between Beck (for Morning Phase), Sam Smith (for In the Lonely Hour), Beyoncé (for Beyoncé), Ed Sheeran (for X), and Pharrell Williams (for G I R L).

Smith and Bey are both up for six awards. He’s got a shot at Song of the Year — for “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” — and Best New Artist, among other trophies. (He’ll have to beat out Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off,” Sia’s “Chandelier,” Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” and Hozier’s “Take Me to Church” for Song of the Year, and best Haim, Iggy Azalea, Bastille, and Brandy Clark for Best New Artist). 

Beyoncé, meanwhile, is eligible for Best Urban Contemporary Album (against Pharrell’s G I R L, Chris Brown’s X, Jhené Aiko’s Sail Out, and Mali Music’s Mali Is…) and Best R&B Performance for her Jay Z collaboration, “Drunk in Love.” (Scroll down to see her competition.)

As for other genre-specific categories: Jack White, the Black Keys, and Beck are among the nominees for Best Rock Song (for “Lazaretto,” “Fever,” and “Blue Moon,” respectively). Best Rock Album could go to Beck’s Morning Phase, U2’s Songs of Innocence, Ryan Adam’s self-titled record, the Black Keys’ Turn Blue, or Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Hypnotic EyeKendrick Lamar’s “i” is up for Best Rap Performance, as is Eminem’s “Rap God.” And Miranda Lambert’s Platinum and Eric Church’s The Outsiders are two of the candidates for Best Country Album.

Find the list of nominees below. The 57th Annual Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on February 8, 2015. 

2015 Grammy Nominees:

Album of the Year:
Beck, Morning Phase
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Ed Sheeran, X
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, G I R L

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 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:
Iggy Azalea feat. 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 Solo Performance:
John Legend, “All of Me (live)”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Pharrell Williams, “Happy (live)”

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

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 Innoncence

Best New Artist:
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Best Country Song:
Kenny Chesney, “American Kids”
Miranda Lamber, “Automatic”
Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Glen Campbell, “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”
Tim McGraw, “Meanwhile Back at Mommas”

Best Reggae Album:
Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta
Lee “Scratch” Perry, Back On The Controls
Sean Peal, Full Frequency
Shaggy, Out Of Many, One Music
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power
Soja, Amid The Noise And The Haste

Song Of The Year:
Meghan Trainor, “All About That Bass”
Sia, “Chandelier”
Taylor Swift, “Shake It Off”
Sam Smith, “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Hozier, “Take Me To Church”

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

Best Rap Performance:
Childish Gambino, “3005”
Drake, “0 to 100/The Come-up”
Eminem, “Rap God”
Kendrick Lamar, “i”
Lecrae, “All I Need Is You”

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:
Roseanne 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 Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media:
Various Artists, American Hustle
Various Artists, Frozen
James Brown, Get On Up: The James Brown Story
Various Artists, Guardians Of The Galaxy Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Various Artists, Wolf of Wall Street

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
Eric Church, “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Hunter Hayes, “Invisible”
Miranda Lambert, “Automatic”
Carrie Underwood, “Something In The Water”
Keith Urban, “Cop Car”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX, “Fancy”
Coldplay, “A Sky Full of Stars”
A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, “Say Something”
Jessie J, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj, “Bang Bang”
Katy Perry featuring Juicy J, “Dark Horse”

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

Best Latin Pop Album
Rubén Blades, Tangos
Camila, Elypse
Lila Downs, Niña Pastori and Soledad Pastorutti, Raíz
Juanes, Loco De Amor
Marco Antonio Solís, Gracias Por Estar Aquí

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:
Basement Jaxx feat. ETML, “Never Say Never”
Clean Bandit feat. Jess Lynne, “Rather Be”
Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige, “F For You”
Zhu, “Faded”
Duke du Mont feat. Jax Jones, “I Got U”

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:
Mindi Abair, Wild Heart
Gerald Albright, Slam Dunk 
Nathan East, Nathan East
Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb, Everette Harp, Jazz Funk Soul
Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Bass & Mandolin

Best Rock Performance:
Ryan Adams, Gimme Something Good
Arctic Monkeys, Do I Wanna Know? 
Beck, Blue Moon
The Black Keys, Fever
Jack White, Lazaretto

Best Metal Performance:
Anthrax, Neon Knights
Mastodon, High Roads
Motörhead, Heartbreaker
Slipknot, The Negative One 
Tenacious D, The Last In Line

Best R&B Performance:
Beyoncé feat. Jay Z, “Drunk In Love”
Chris Brown feat. Usher & Rick Ross, “New Flame”
Jennifer Hudson feat. R. Kelly, “It’s Your World”
Ledisi, “Like This”
Usher, “Good Kisser”

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton, “As”
Angie Fisher, “I.R.S.”
Robert Glasper Experiment feat. Lalah Hathaway & Malcolm Jamal Warner, “Jesus Children”
Kem, “Nobody”
Antonique Smith, “Hold Up Wait A Minute (Woo Woo)”

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

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Common feat. Jhené Aiko, Blak “Majik”
Eminem feat. Rihanna, “The Monster”
I Love Makonnen feat. Drake, “Tuesday”
Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid, “Studio”
Kanye West & Charlie Wilson, “Bound 2″

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

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

Best New Age Album:
Paul Avgerinos, Bhakti
Peter Kater & R. Carlos Nakai, Ritual
Ricky Kej & Wouter Kellerman, Winds Of Samsara
Kitaro, Symphony Live In Istanbul Kitaro
Silvia Nakkach & David Darling, In Love And Longing

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:
Kenny Barron, “The Eye Of The Hurricane”
Chick Corea, Fingerprints 
Fred Hersch, “You & The Night & The Music”
Joe Lovano, “Recorda Me”
Brad Mehldau, “Sleeping Giant”

Best Jazz Vocal Album:
(Billy Childs &) Various Artists, Map To The Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro
René Marie, I Wanna Be Evil
Gretchen Parlato, Live In NYC 
Dianne Reeves, Beautiful Life 
Tierney Sutton, Paris Sessions

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, Landmarks
Chick Corea Trio, Trilogy
Fred Hersch Trio, Floating
Bobby Hutcherson, David Sanborn, Joey DeFrancesco Featuring Billy Hart, Enjoy The View
Jason Moran, All Rise: A Joyful Elegy For Fats Waller

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, The L.A. Treasures Project
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band, Life In The Bubble
Rufus Reid, Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project
Archie Shepp Attica Blues Orchestra, Live: I Hear The Sound
The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, OverTime: Music Of Bob Brookmeyer

Best Latin Jazz Album:
Conrad Herwig Featuring Joe Lovano, The Latin Side Of Joe Henderson 
The Pedrito Martinez Group, The Pedrito Martinez Group
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, The Offense Of The Drum 
Emilio Solla Y La Inestable De Brooklyn, Second Half
Yosvany Terry, New Throned King 

Best Gospel Performance/Song:
Erica Campbell feat. Lecrae, “Help”
Karen Clark Shearda, “Sunday A.M. [Live]”
Mali Music, “I Believe”
Smokie Norfula, “No Greater Love”
The Walls Group, “Love On The Radio”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Francesca Battistelli, “Write Your Story”
Crowder, “Come As You Are”
Lecrae feat. For King & Country, “Messengers”
Mercy Me, “Shake”
Needtobreathe, “Multiplied”

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

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Francesca Battistelli, If We’re Honest
For King & Country, Run Wild. Live Free. Love Strong.
Natalie Grant, Hurricane
MercyMe, Welcome to the New 
Royal Tailor, Royal Tailor 

Best Roots Gospel Album
T. Graham Brown, Forever Changed
Mike Farris, Shine for All the People
Gaither Vocal Band, Hymns
The Martins, A Capella 
Tim Menzies, His Way of Loving Me

Best Latin Pop Album
Rúben Blades, Tangos
Camila, Elypse
Lila Downs, Niña Pastori And Soleda, Raíz
Juanes, Loco de Amor 
Marco Antonio Solís, Gracias Por Estar Aquí

Best Latin Rock, Urban, or Alternative Album
Calle 13, Multiviral
Chocquibtown, Behind the Machine (Detrás de la Máquina) 
Jorge Drexler, Bailar en la Cueva 
Molotov, Agua Maldita
Ana Tijoux, Vengo

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano) 
Pepe Aguilar, Lastima Que Sean Ajenas
Vicente Fernández, Mano a Mano – Tangos a la Manera de Vicente Fernánde
Ixya Herrera, Voz y Guitarra 
Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea, 15 Aniversario 
Mariachi Los Arrieros Del Valle, Alegría del Mariachi 

Best Tropical Latin Album
El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico, 50 Aniversario 
Aymee Nuviola, First Class to Havana 
Palo!, Live
Totó La Momposina, El Asunto
Carlos Vives, Más + Corazón Profundo

Best American Roots Performance 
Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal, “Statesboro Blues” 
Rosanne Cash, “A Feather’s Not A Bird” 
Billy Childs Featuring Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas, “And When I Die” 
Keb’ Mo’ Featuring The California Feet Warmers, “The Old Me Better” 
Nickel Creek, “Destination” 

Best American Roots Song 
Rosanne Cash, “A Feather’s Not A Bird” 
Jesse Winchester, “Just So Much”
The Del McCoury Band, “The New York Trains”
Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers Featuring Edie Brickell, “Pretty Little One”
John Hiatt, “Terms of My Surrender” 

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 Bluegrass Album 
The Earls of Leicester, The Earls of Leicester 
Noam Pikelny, Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Players Bill Monroe 
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Cold Spell 
Bryan Sutton, Into My Own 
Rhonda Vincent, Only Me 

Best Blues Album 
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin, Common Ground – Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing the Songs of Big Bill Broon
Ruthie Foster, Promise of a Brand New Day 
Charlie Musselwhite, Juke Joint Chapel 
Bobby Rush with Blinddog Smokin’, Decisions 
Johnny Winter, Step Back 

Best Folk Album 
Mike Auldridge, Jerry Douglas & Rob Ickes, Three Bells 
Alice Gerrard, Follow the Music 
Eliza Gilkyson, The Nocturne Diaries 
Old Crow Medicine Show, Remedy 
Jesse Winchester, A Reasonable Amount of Trouble 

Best Regional Roots Music 
Bonsoir, Cantin, Lights the Stars 
Kamaka Kukona, Hanu ‘A’ala
Magnolia Sisters, Love’s Lies 
Jo-El Sonnier, The Legacy 
Joe Tohonnie Jr., Ceremony 

Best Reggae Album 
Ziggy Marley, Fly Rasta 
Sean Paul, Full Frequency 
Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Back on the Controls 
Shaggy, Out of Many, One Music 
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate, The Reggae Power 
Soja, Amid the Noise and the Haste 

Best World Music Album 
Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté, Toumani & Sidiki 
Angelique Kidjo, Eve 
Wu Man, Luis Conte & Daniel Ho, Our World in Song 
Sérgio Mendes, Magic 
Anoushka Shankar, Traces of You 

Best Children’s Album 
The Pop Ups, Appetite for Construction 
Neela Vaswani, I am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World (Malala Yousafzai) 
Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could, Just Say Hi! 
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, The Perfect Quirk 
The Okee Dokee Brothers, Through the Woods 

Best Spoken Word Album (Including Poetry, Audiobooks and Storytelling) 
James Franco, Actors Anonymous 
Jimmy Carter, A Call to Action 
John Waters, Carsick: John Waters Hitchikes 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 Comedy Album 
“Weird Al” Yankovic, Mandatory Fun 
Jim Gaffigan, Obsessed 
Louis C.K., Oh My God 
Patton Oswalt, Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time 
Sarah Silverman, We Are Miracles 

Best Musical Theater Album 
James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed, principal soloists; Frank Filipetti, Michael Kosarin, Alan Menken & Chris Montan, producers (Alan Menken, composer; Howard Ashman, Chad Beguelin & Tim Rice, lyricists) (Original Broadway Cast), Aladdin 
Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Jason Howland, Steve Sidwell & Billy Jay Stein, producers (Carole King, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast), Beautiful: The Carol King Musical 
Jefferson Mays & Bryce Pinkham, principal soloists; Kurt Deutsch & Joel Moss, producers; Robert L. Freedman, lyricist; Steven Lutvak, composer & lyricist (Original Broadway Cast), A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder 
Lena Hall & Neil Patrick Harris, principal soloists; Justin Craig, Tim O’Heir & Stephen Trask, producers (Stephen Trask, composer & lyricist) (Original Broadway Cast), Hedwig and the Angry Inch 
Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber, principal soloists; Jack Vad, producer (Leonard Bernstein, composer; Stephen Sondheim, lyricist) (Cheyenne Jackson & Alexandra Silber With The San Francisco Symphony), West Side Story 

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual 
Various Artists, American Hustle 
Various Artists, Frozen 
James Brown, Get On Up: The James Brown Story 
Various Artists, Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
Various Artists, Wolf of Wall Street 

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media 
Christophe Beck, composer, Frozen 
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers, Gone Girl
Alexandre Desplat, composer, The Grand Budapest Hotel 
Steven Price, composer, Gravity 
Thomas Newman, composer, Saving Mr. Banks 

Best Song Written for Visual Media
Joshua Bartholomew, Lisa Harriton, Shawn Patterson, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer & Jorma Taccone, songwriters (Tegan And Sara Featuring The Lonely Island), “Everything is Awesome!!!” 
Ed Sheeran, songwriter (Ed Sheeran), “I See Fire”
Glen Campbell & Julian Raymond, songwriters (Glen Campbell), “I’m Not Gonna Miss You” 
Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel), “Let It Go” 
Spike Jonze & Karen O, songwriters (Scarlett Johansson & Joaquin Phoenix), “The Moon Song” 

Best Instrumental Composition 
John Williams, composer (John Williams), “The Book Thief” 
Stanley Clarke, composer (The Stanley Clarke Band), “Last Train to Sanity”
Gordon Goodwin, composer (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band), “Life in the Bubble”
Rufus Reid, composer (Rufus Reid), “Recognition”
Edgar Meyer & Chris Thile, composers (Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer), “Tarnation”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella 
Pete McGuinness, arranger (The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra), “Beautiful Drummer” 
Ben Bram, Mitch Grassi, Scott Hoying, Avi Kaplan, Kirstie Maldonado & Kevin Olusola, arrangers (Pentatonix), “Daft Punk”
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band), “Get Smart”
Alfredo Rodríguez, arranger (Alfredo Rodríguez), “Guantanamera”
Chris Walden, arranger (Amy Dickson), “Moon River”

Best Arrangement, Instruments, and Vocals 
Jeremy Fox, arranger (Jeremy Fox Featuring Kate McGarry), “All My Tomorrows”
Vince Mendoza, arranger (Mary Chapin Carpenter), “Goodnight America”
Billy Childs, arranger (Billy Childs Featuring Renée Fleming & Yo-Yo Ma), “New York Tendaberry”
Gordon Goodwin, arranger (Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band), “Party Rockers”
Pete McGuinness, arranger (The Pete McGuinness Jazz Orchestra), “What are You Doing Doing the Rest of Your Life?”

Best Recording Package 
David Chen & Andrew Wong, art directors (The Muddy Basin Ramblers), Formosa Medicine Show 
Vaughan Oliver, art director (Pixies), Indie Cindy 
Jeff Ament, Don Pendleton, Joe Spix & Jerome Turner, art directors (Pearl Jam), Lightning Bolt 
FKA Twigs & Phil Lee, art directors (FKA Twigs), LP1 
Sarah Larnach, art director (Passenger), Whispers 

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package 
Leland Meiners & Ken Shipley, art directors (Various Artists), Cities of Darkscorch 
Gary Burden & Jenice Heo, art directors (Neil Young), A Letter Home (Vinyl Box Set)
Susan Archie, Dean Blackwood & Jack White, art directors (Various Artists), The Rise and Fall of Paramount Records, Volume One (1917-27) 
Andy Carne, art director (Imogen Heap), Sparks (Deluxe Album Box Set) 
Jessica Dessner, Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson & Steve Vance, art directors (Grateful Dead), Spring 1990 (The Other One)

Best Historical Album 
Jeffrey Green, Ranier E. Lotz & Howard Rye, compilation producers; Christian Zwarg, mastering engineer (Various Artists), Black Europe: The Sounds and Images of Black People in Europe Pre-1927 
Colin Escott & Cheryl Pawelski, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer (Hank Williams), The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 
Meagan Hennessey & Richard Martin, compilation producers; Richard Martin, mastering engineer (Isham Jones Rainbo Orchestra), Happy: The 1920 Rainbow Orchestra Sides
Steven Lance Ledbetter & David Murray, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer (Various Artists), Longing for the Past: The 78 RPM Era in Southeast Asia 
Hunter Lea, Patrick McCarthy & Matt Sullivan, compilation producers; John Baldwin, mastering engineer (Various Artists), There’s a Dream I’ve Been Saving: lee Hazlewood Industries 1966 – 1971 (Deluxe Edition) 

Best Engineered Album (Non-Classical)
Richard King & Dave Sinko, engineers; Robert C. Ludwig, mastering engineer (Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer), Bass & Mandolin 
Ross Hogarth & Casey Wasner, engineers; Richard Dodd, mastering engineer (Keb’ Mo’), Bluesamericana 
Tom Elmhirst, David Greenbaum, Florian Lagatta, Cole Marsden, Greif Neill, Robbie Nelson, Darrell Thorp, Cassidy Turbin & Joe Visciano, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Beck), Morning Phase 
Chuck Ainlay, engineer; Gavin Lurssen, mastering engineer (Lee Ann Womack), The Way I’m Livin’ 
Tchad Blake, Oyvind Jakobsen, Jo Ranheim, Itai Shapiro & David Way, engineers; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer (Thomas Dybdahl), What’s Left is Forever 

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical) 
Paul Epworth
John Hill
Jay Joyce
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin

Best Remixed Recording (Non-Classical)
Tijs Michiel Verwest, remixer (John Legend), All of Me (Tiesto’s Birthday Treatment Remix) 
MING, remixer (Crossfingers Featuring Danny Losito), Falling Out (Ming Remix) 
Audien, remixer (Bastille), Pompeii (Audien Remix) 
Eddie Amador, remixer (Five Knives), The Rising (Eddie Amador Remix) 
Ryan Raddon, remixer (Galantis), Smile (Kaskade Remix) 
Robin Schulz, remixer (Mr. Probz), Waves (Robin Schulez Remix) 

Best Surround Sound Album 
Morten Lindberg, surround mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, surround producer (Vladimir Ashkenazy & Philharmonia Orchestra), Beppe: Remote Galaxy 
Elliot Scheiner, surround mix engineer; Tom Coyne, surround mastering engineer; Beyoncé Knowles, surround producer (Beyoncé), Beyoncé 
David Miles Huber, surround mix engineer; David Miles Huber, surround mastering engineer; David Miles Huber, surround producer (David Miles Huber), Chamberland: The Berlin Remixes 
Damon Iddins & Andy Jackson, surround mix engineers; Damon Iddins & Andy Jackson, surround mastering engineers (Pink Floyd), The Divison Bell: 20th Anniversary Deluxe Box Set 
Hans-Jörg Maucksch, surround mix engineer; Hans-Jörg Maucksch, surround mastering engineer; Günter Pauler, surround producer (Song Zuying, Yu Long & China Philharmonic Orchestra), Epics of Love 
Michael Bishop, surround mix engineer; Michael Bishop, surround mastering engineer; Elaine Martone, surround producer (Benjamin Zander & Philharmonia Orchestra), Mahler: Symphony No. 2 ‘Ressurection’ 

Best Engineered Album, Classical 
Richard King, engineer; Wolfgang Schiefermair, mastering engineer (David Robertson & St. Louis Symphony), Adams, John: City Noir 
Dmitriy Lipay & Nathaniel Reichman, engineers; Nathaniel Reichman, mastering engineer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony), Adams, John Lutherer: Become Ocean
Dmitriy Lipay, engineer; Dmitriy Lipay, mastering engineer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony), Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Tout Un Monde Lointain; The Shadows of Time 
David Frost & Christopher Willis, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering engineer (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra), Riccardo Muti Conducts Mason Bates Bates & Anna Clyne 
Michael Bishop, engineer; Michael Bishop, mastering engineer (Robert Spano, Norman Mackenzie, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus), Vaughan Williams: Dona Nobis Pacem; Symphony No. 4; The Lark Ascending  

Producer of the Year, Classical 
Morten Lindberg
Dmitriy Lipay 
Elaine Martone 
Judith Sherman 
David Starobin 

Best Orchestral Performance 
David Robertson, conductor (St. Louis Symphony), Adams, John: City Noir 
Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony), Dutilleux: Symphony No. 1; Tout Un Monde Lointain; The Shadows of Time 
Manfred Honeck, conductor (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra), Dvorák: Symphony No. 8; Janácek: Symphonic Suite from Jenufa 
Simon Rattle, conductor (Berliner Philharmoniker), Schumann: Symphonien 1-4 
Robert Spano, conductor (Atlanta Symphony Orchestra), Sibelius: Symphonies Nos. 6 & 7; Tapiola 

Best Opera Recording 
Paul O’Dette & Stephen Stubbs, conductors; Aaron Sheehan; Renate Wolter-Seevers, producer (Boston Early Music Festival Chamber Ensemble; Boston Early Music Festival Vocal Ensemble), Charpentier: La Descente D’Orphée Aux Enfers
Kenneth Kiesler, conductor; Dan Kempson, Jennifer Lane, Tamara Mumford & Brenda Rae; Tim Handley, producer (University Of Michigan Percussion Ensemble & University Of Michigan Symphony Orchestra; University Of Michigan Chamber Choir, University Of Michigan Orpheus Singers, University Of Michigan University Choir & UMS Choral Union), Milhaud: L’Orestie D’Eschyle 
William Christie, conductor; Sarah Connolly, Stéphane Degout, Christiane Karg, Ed Lyon & Katherine Watson; Sébastien Chonion, producer (Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment; The Glyndebourne Chorus), Rameau: Hippolyte Et Aricie 
Sylvain Cambreling, conductor; Andreas Conrad & Franz Grundheber; Reinhard Oechsler, producer (SWR Sinfonieorchester Baden-Baden Und Freiburg; EuropaChorAkademie), Schönberg: Moses Und Aron
Christian Thielemann, conductor; Evelyn Herlitzius, Waltraud Meier, René Pape & Anne Schwanewilms; Magdalena Herbst, producer (Staatskapelle Dresden; Sächsischer Staatsopernchor Dresden), Strauss: Elektra 

Best Choral Performance 
René Jacobs, conductor (Werner Güra & Johannes Weisser; Akademie Für Alte Musik Berlin; Rias Kammerchor & Staats-Und Domchor Berlin), Bach: Matthaäus-Passion
Vivianne Sydnes, conductor (Erlend Aagaard Nilsen & Geir Morten Øien; Sarah Head & Lars Sitter; Nidaros Cathedral Choir), Dyrud: Out of Darkness 
Andrew Davis, conductor; Stephen Jackson, chorus master (Susan Gritton; BBC Symphony Orchestra; BBC Symphony Chorus), Holst: First Choral Symphony; The Mystic Trumpeter 
John Butt, conductor (Matthew Brook, Rowan Hellier, Thomas Hobbs & Joanne Lunn; Dunedin Consort), Mozart: Requiem 
Craig Hella Johnson, conductor (Conspirare), The Sacred Spirit of Russia 

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance 
David Krakauer & A Far Cry, Dreams & Prayers 
Hilary Hahn & Cory Smythe, In 27 Pieces – The Hilary Hahn Encores 
Steven Isserlis & Olli Mustonen, Martinu: Cello Sonatas Nos. 1-3
Partch, Partch: Castor & Pollux 
New York Polyphony, Sing Thee Nowell

Best Classical Instrumental Solo 
Leon Fleisher, All the Things You Are 
Daniil Trifonov, The Carnegie Recital 
Xavier Phillips; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony), “Dutilleux: Tout Un Monde Lointain
Jason Vieaux, Play 
Jory Vinikour, Toccatas 

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album 
Anne Sofie Von Otter; Bengt Forsberg, accompanist (Carl Bagge, Margareta Bengston, Mats Bergström, Per Ekdahl, Bengan Janson, Olle Linder & Antoine Tamestit), Douce France 
Philippe Jaroussky; Andrea Marcon, conductor (Cecilia Bartoli; Venice Baroque Orchestra) Porpora: Arias 
Florian Boesch; Malcolm Martineau, accompanist, Schubert: Die Schöne Müllerin
Joyce DiDonato; Riccardo Minasi, conductor (Chœur De L’Opéra National De Lyon; Orchestre De L’Opéra National De Lyon), Stella Di Napoli 
Lawrence Brownlee; Constantine Orbelian, conductor (Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra), Virtuoso Rossini Arias 

Best Classical Compendium 
Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor; Colin Matthews, producer, Britten To America 
Giedr? Dirvanauskait?, Daniil Grishin, Gidon Kremer & Daniil Trifonov; Manfred Eicher, producer, Mieczys?aw Weinberg 
Mike Marshall & Turtle Island Quartet; Mike Marshall, producer, Mike Marshall & Turtle Island Quartet
Partch; John Schneider, producer, Partch: Plectra & Percussion Dances 
Paul Daniel, conductor; Andrew Walton, producer, The Solent – Fifty Years of Music by Ralph Vaughan Williams

Best Contemporary Classical Composition 
John Luther Adams, composer (Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony), Adams, John Luther: Become Ocean 
Anna Clyne, composer (Jaime Laredo, Jennifer Koh, Vinay Parameswaran & Curtis 20/21 Ensemble), Clyne, Anna: Prince of Clouds 
George Crumb, composer (Ann Crumb, Patrick Mason, James Freeman & Orchestra 2001), Crumb, George: Voices from the Heartland 
Stephen Paulus, composer (Eric Berlin, Richard Kelley, James Patrick Miller & UMASS Wind Ensemble), Paulus, Stephen: Concerto for Two Trumpets & Band
Roberto Sierra, composer (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony), Sierra, Roberto: Sinfonía No. 4 

Best Music Video 
Arcade Fire, “We Exist” (Dir. David Wilson)
DJ Snake & Lil Jon, “Turn Down for What” (Dirs. Daniels)
Sia, “Chandelier” (Dirs. Daniel Askill & Sia)
Pharrell Williams, “Happy” (Dir. We Are From LA)
Woodkid feat. Max Richter, “The Golden Age” (Dir. Chis Clayton & Yoann Lemoine)

Best Music Film 
Beyoncé & Jay Z, Beyoncé & Jay Z: On the Run Tour (Dir. Jonas Åkerlund)
Coldplay, Ghost Stories (Dir. Paul Dugdale)
Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer & Judith Hill, 20 Feet From Stardom (Dir. Morgan Neville)
Metallica, Metallica Through Never (Dir. Nimród Antal)
Pink, The Truth About Love Tour: Live From Melbourne (Dir. Larn Poland)