BECK, BEYONCE, ED SHEERAN, SAM SMITH, AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS VIE FOR ALBUM OF THE YEAR AT THE 57TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® FEB. 8th, 2015, LIVE ON CBS Nominations for the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® were announced tonight by The Recording Academy® and reflected an eclectic mix of the best and brightest in music over the past year, as determined by The Academy's voting members. The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held on "GRAMMY Sunday," Feb. 8, 2015, at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live in high-definition TV and 5.1 surround sound on CBS from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/PT This year, Beyoncé, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams top nominations, garnering six each. Iggy Azalea, Beck, Eric Church, Tom Coyne, Drake, Gordon Goodwin, Jay Z, Miranda Lambert, Sia, Usher, and Jack White earn four nominations each. Additionally, Azalea, Bastille, Brandy Clark, Haim, and Sam Smith vie for the Best New Artist award. "This year's nominees are a reflection of the music community's diversity and range of talent, and a testament to The Academy's voting process," said Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy. "The Recording Academy is pleased to celebrate this talented crop of artists, nominated to receive music's greatest honor for their contributions to their respective genres. The tone for Music's Biggest Night® has undoubtedly been set, and we look forward to producing one of the most exciting telecasts in GRAMMY® history." Nominations were revealed on a rolling basis throughout the day, starting with four categories on "CBS This Morning," followed by a series of video announcements posted by a variety of artists and celebrities on Twitter. The day culminated with the unveiling of Album Of The Year nominations on the one-hour entertainment special, "A Very GRAMMY Christmas," which featured performances of holiday classics and current pop songs. Following is a sampling of nominations across 83 categories from the GRAMMY Awards' 30 Fields. For a complete nominations list, please visit www.grammy.com. For updates and breaking news, please visit The Recording Academy's social networks on Twitter and Facebook. GENERAL FIELD Album Of The Year: Morning Phase — Beck Beyoncé — Beyoncé X — Ed Sheeran In The Lonely Hour — Sam Smith Girl — Pharrell Williams Record Of The Year: "Fancy" — Iggy Azalea Featuring 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: "All About That Bass" — Kevin Kadish & Meghan Trainor, songwriters (Meghan Trainor) "Chandelier" — Sia Furler & Jesse Shatkin, songwriters (Sia) "Shake It Off" — Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift) "Stay With Me" (Darkchild Version) — James Napier, William Phillips & Sam Smith, songwriters (Sam Smith) "Take Me To Church" — Andrew Hozier-Byrne, songwriter (Hozier) Best New Artist: Iggy Azalea Bastille Brandy Clark Haim Sam Smith POP FIELD Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: "Fancy" — Iggy Azalea Featuring Charli XCX "A Sky Full Of Stars" — Coldplay "Say Something" — A Great Big World With Christina Aguilera "Bang Bang" — Jessie J, Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj "Dark Horse" — Katy Perry Featuring Juicy J DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC FIELD Best Dance Recording: "Never Say Never" — Basement Jaxx "Rather Be" — Clean Bandit Featuring Jess Glynne "F For You" — Disclosure Featuring Mary J. Blige "I Got U" — Duke Dumont Featuring Jax Jones "Faded" — Zhu ROCK FIELD Best Rock Performance: "Gimme Something Good" — Ryan Adams "Do I Wanna Know?" — Arctic Monkeys "Blue Moon" — Beck "Fever"— The Black Keys "Lazaretto"— Jack White ALTERNATIVE FIELD Best Alternative Music Album: This Is All Yours — Alt-J Reflektor — Arcade Fire Melophobia — Cage The Elephant St. Vincent — St. Vincent Lazaretto — Jack White R&B FIELD Best Urban Contemporary Album: Sail Out — Jhené Aiko Beyoncé — Beyoncé X — Chris Brown Mali Is… — Mali Music Girl — Pharrell Williams RAP FIELD 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 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 COUNTRY FIELD 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 Featuring Faith Hill "Raise 'Em Up" — Keith Urban Featuring Eric Church Best Country Album: Riser — Dierks Bentley The Outsiders — Eric Church 12 Stories — Brandy Clark Platinum — Miranda Lambert The Way I'm Livin' — Lee Ann Womack JAZZ FIELD Best Improvised Jazz Solo: "The Eye Of The Hurricane" — Kenny Barron, soloist "Fingerprints" — Chick Corea, soloist "You & The Night & The Music" — Fred Hersch, soloist "Recorda Me" — Joe Lovano, soloist "Sleeping Giant" — Brad Mehldau, soloist GOSPEL/CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC FIELD Best Gospel Album: Help — Erica Campbell Amazing (Live) — Ricky Dillard & New G Withholding Nothing (Live) — William McDowell Forever Yours — Smokie Norful Vintage Worship — Anita Wilson Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: If We're Honest — Francesca Battistelli Run Wild. 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Love Strong. — For King & Country Hurricane — Natalie Grant Welcome To The New — MercyMe Royal Tailor — Royal Tailor LATIN FIELD Best Latin Pop Album: Tangos — Rubén Blades Elypse — Camila Raíz — Lila Downs, Niña Pastori And Soledad Loco De Amor — Juanes Gracias Por Estar Aquí — Marco Antonio Solís AMERICAN ROOTS FIELD Best American Roots Performance: "Statesboro Blues" — Gregg Allman & Taj Mahal "A Feather's Not A Bird" — Rosanne Cash "And When I Die" — Billy Childs Featuring Alison Krauss & Jerry Douglas "The Old Me Better" — Keb' Mo' Featuring The California Feet Warmers "Destination" — Nickel Creek SPOKEN WORD FIELD Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling): Actors Anonymous — James Franco A Call To Action — Jimmy Carter Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America — John Waters Diary Of A Mad Diva — Joan Rivers A Fighting Chance — Elizabeth Warren We Will Survive: True Stories Of Encouragement, Inspiration, And The Power Of Song — Gloria Gaynor COMEDY FIELD Best Comedy Album: Mandatory Fun — "Weird Al" Yankovic Obsessed — Jim Gaffigan Oh My God — Louis C.K. Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time — Patton Oswalt We Are Miracles — Sarah Silverman This year's Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical nominations go to Paul Epworth, John Hill, Jay Joyce, Greg Kurstin, and Max Martin. This year's GRAMMY Awards process registered more than 20,000 submissions over a 12-month eligibility period (Oct. 1, 2013 – Sept. 30, 2014). GRAMMY ballots for the final round of voting will be mailed on Dec. 17 to The Recording Academy's voting members. Ballots are due back to the accounting firm of Deloitte by Jan. 16, 2015, when they will be tabulated and the results kept secret until the 57th GRAMMY Awards telecast. The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for The Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, and Louis J. Horvitz is director. "A Very GRAMMY Christmas," hosted by two-time GRAMMY winner LL COOL J featured the announcement of Album Of The Year nominees as well as performances by Ariana Grande with Big Sean, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Sam Smith, and Pharrell Williams. For more information about The Academy, please visit www.grammy.com. For breaking news and exclusive content, follow @TheGRAMMYs on Twitter, like "The GRAMMYs" on Facebook, and join The GRAMMYs' social communities on Google+, Instagram, Tumblr and YouTube. BEYONCE, SAM SMITH, PHARRELL LEAD GRAMMY NOMINATIONS The Recording Academy® kicked off the 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards® nominations on "CBS This Morning," with Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran announcing nominees for Record Of The Year, Best Country Album, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Best Urban Contemporary Album. Following was a series of additional nominations announced via Twitter video made by artists and celebrities, including: \tAlanis Morissette https://twitter.com/alanis \tAngie Martinez https://twitter.com/angiemartinez \tBilly Bush, Access Hollywood https://twitter.com/billybush \t"CBS This Morning" https://twitter.com/cbsthismorning \tGiuliana Rancic, E! https://twitter.com/giulianarancic \tJake Owen https://twitter.com/jakeowen \tJared Leto https://twitter.com/jaredleto \tJoy Williams https://twitter.com/joywilliams \tKylie Minogue https://twitter.com/kylieminogue \tLL Cool J https://twitter.com/llcoolj \tMario Lopez, EXTRA https://twitter.com/mariolopezextra \tMark Ronson https://twitter.com/markronson \tMC Lyte https://twitter.com/mclyte \tMichael Yo, INSIDER https://twitter.com/michaelyo \tNancy O'Dell, Entertainment Tonight https://twitter.com/nancyodell \tRyan Seacrest https://twitter.com/ryanseacrest \tTroye Sivan, YOUTUBE https://twitter.com/troyesivan \tToni Braxton https://twitter/com/tonibraxton \tVampire Weekend https://twitter.com/vampireweekend \tWeezer https://twitter.com/weezer \tZedd https://twitter.com/zedd For the latest list of nominations in 82 out of 83 categories, go to www.grammy.com/nominees, and follow @theGRAMMYs to see the artist announcements and join the #GRAMMYs conversation throughout the day. Be sure to tune in to CBS tonight at 9 p.m. ET/PT to find out who's nominated for Album Of The Year at the end of the one-hour holiday special, "A Very GRAMMY® Christmas." To help with your coverage, below is a sampling of facts about this year's nominations: \tBeyoncé solidified her edge as the most-nominated female artist in history, with a total of 52 nominations, including five nominations earned so far today (Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best Surround Sound Album, and Best Music Film). She surpassed Dolly Parton by just one nomination last year at the 56th GRAMMY Awards. \tNominated for Best American Roots Performance for "And When I Die," Alison Krauss holds the distinction as the female artist with the most GRAMMY wins, with 27 to date. \tBeyoncé and Sam Smith are currently tied for most 57th GRAMMY nominations with five nods each, and both are eligible for Album Of The Year. Smith is nominated in Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Pop Vocal Album. \tNominated for Best Rock Album for Songs Of Innocence, U2 are the most GRAMMY-nominated group in history, with a total of 46 nominations as of this year. \tNominated for Best Spoken Word Album for Diary Of A Diva, the late Joan Rivers received her second-ever GRAMMY nomination this year. She was previously nominated for Best Comedy Recording in 1983. \tMiley Cyrus scored her first-ever GRAMMY nomination this year with Bangerz, which is up for Best Pop Vocal Album. \tEarning a nomination in Best Dance Recording for her collaboration with Disclosure on "F For You," Mary J. Blige stands to win her 10th GRAMMY Award this year. Blige won her first GRAMMY for Best Rap Performance for her collaboration with Method Man on "I'll Be There For You/You're All I Need To Get By." \tGloria Gaynor's audiobook, We Will Survive: True Stories Of Encouragement, Inspiration, And The Power Of Song, scored a nomination for Best Spoken Word Album. The last time she was nominated was more than 35 years ago at the 22nd Annual GRAMMY Awards, when "I Will Survive" won Best Disco Recording in 1979, the only year the category existed. The song was inducted into the GRAMMY Hall Of Fame® in 2012. \tAs a couple, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have been nominated five times for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (they've won twice). This year's nomination for “Meanwhile Back At Mama's” brings their total to six nods in this category alone. (Note: The category was formerly named Best Country Collaboration With Vocals). \tMiranda Lambert and Eric Church are both nominated in all four Country categories. \tArtist Lecrae transcended musical genres to earn nominations in three different categories: Best Rap Performance, Best Gospel Performance/Song, and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song.