Last Friday (5), the Recording Academy of the United States announced the nominees for 57th Grammy Awards, which already has figures like Beyoncé, Sam Smith and Pharrell Williams as main favorites with six nominations each. The awards are presented at a special gala to be held on February 8, 2015 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
In category Record of the Year They will compete for the 'Fancy' award by Iggy Azalea and Charli XCX, 'Chandelier' by Sia, 'Stay With Me' by Sam Smith, 'Shake It Off' by Taylor Swift and 'All About That Bass' by Meghan Trainor. For their part, Haim, Bastille, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea and Brandy Clark will face off to win the award in the Best New Artist category.
In the heading of Best Rock Song Nominated are Jack White ('Lazaretto'), Beck ('Blue Moon'), Ryan Adams ('Gimme Something Good'), The Black Keys ('Fever') and Paramore ('Ain't It Fun'). For their part, U2 ('Songs of Innocence'), The Black Keys ('Turn Blue'), Beck ('Morning Phase'), Ryan Adams ('Ryan Adams') and Tom Petty ('Hypnotic Eye') aspire to keep the award for Best Rock Album.
For the Grammy at Best Pop Album Will compete Coldplay ('Ghost Stories'), Miley Cyrus (' Bangerz '), Ariana Grande (' My everything '), Katy Perry (' Prism '), Ed Sheeran (' X ') and Sam Smith (' In the lonely hour '). Nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album are Jhené Aiko ('Sail Out'), Beyoncé ('Beyoncé'), Chris Brown ('X'), Pharrell Williams ('Girl') and Mali Music.