Starting at 8:30 am, CBS This Morning, with a little help from Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran, revealed the first four categories for the biggest night in music.

But this year, instead of announcing the nominees in one shot, the GRAMMYs are revealing them in piecemeal so following this morning’s live announcement, nominations will be announced via Twitter from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST. After which, a list of the nominees for 82 of the 83 categories will be made available on

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Music lovers will have to tune into tonight’s A Very GRAMMY Christmas to see who was nominated for Album of the Year. The holiday special, airing at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CBS, will feature performances from Sam Smith, Ariana Grande, Mary J. Blige, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and Tim McGraw.

Check back here throughout the day to see the full list of nominees as they’re announced.

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Awards airs on Feb 8 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS.


Album of the Year

Beck – Morning Phase

Beyoncé – Beyoncé

Ed Sheeran – X

Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

Pharrell Williams – GIRL


Best Dance/Electronic Album

Aphex Twin – Syro

Deadmau5 – While (1

Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband

Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again

Mat Zo – Damage Control


Best Rock Performance

Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good”

Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know”

Beck – “Blue Moon”

Black Keys – “Fear”

Jack White – “Lazaretto”


Best Metal Performance

Anthrax – “Neon Nights”

Mastodon – “High Road”

Mötorhead – “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 R&B Album

Bernhoft – Islander

Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirits

Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage, and Divorce

Robert Glassberg Experiment – Black Radio 2

Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – Give The People What They Want


Best Urban Contemporary Album

Jhene Aiko – Sail Out

Beyoncé – Beyoncé

Chris Brown – X

Mali Music – Mali Is

Pharrell Williams – G.I.R.L.


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 (The Wolfjames Version)”

Jhene Aiko – “The Worst”


Best Rap Song

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Kanye West – “Bound 2″

Kendrick Lamar – “i”

Wiz Khalifa  – “We Dem Boyz”

Drake – “0 to 100/The Catch Up”


Rap/Sung Collaboration

Common feat. Jhene Aiko – “Blak Majik”

Eminem feat. Rihanna – “The Monster”

ILoveMakonnen feat. Drake – “Tuesday”

Schoolboy Q feat. BJ The Chicago Kid – “Studio”

Kanye West feat. Charlie Wilson – “Bound 2″


Best Country Duo/Group

The Band Perry – “Gentle On My Mind”

Miranda Lambert feat. Carrie Underwood  – “Somethin’ Bad”

Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”

Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill – “Meanwhile Back at Mama’s”

Keith Urban feat. Eric Church – “Raise ‘em Up”


Best Dance Recording

Basement Jaxx – “Never Say Never”

Clean Bandit feat. Jess Glynne  – “Rather Be”

Disclosure feat. Mary J. Blige “F For You”

Duke du Mont feat Jax Jones – “I Got U”

Zhu – “Faded”


Best Spoken Word

James Franco – Actor’s Anonymous 

Jimmy Carter – A Call To Action

John Waters  – 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 Music Video

Arcade Fire – “We Exist”

DJ Snake & Lil Jon – “Turn Down For What”

Sia – “Chandelier”

Pharrell Williams – “Happy”

Woodkid feat. Max Richter – “The Golden Age”


Best Rap Album

Iggy Azalea – The New Classic

Childish Gambino  – Because the Internet

Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2

Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron

Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood

Common – Nobody’s Smiling


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”

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Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – “Fancy”

Coldplay – “Sky Full of Stars”

A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera – “Say Something”

Jesse J feat. Arianna Grande & Nicki Minaj – “Bang Bang”

Katy Perry feat. Juicy J – “Dark Horse”


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Lady Gaga & Tony Bennett – Cheek to Cheek

Annie Lennox – Nostalgia

Barry Manilow – Night Songs

Johnny Mathis – Sending You A Little Christmas

Barbra Streisand – Partners

Best Soundtrack

American Hustle


Get On Up

Guardians of the Galaxy

Wolf of Wall Street


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 Alternative Album

Arcade Fire – Reflektor 

Alt J – This is All Yours

Cage the Elephant – Melophobia

St. Vincent – St. Vincent 

Jack White – Lazaretto


Best Rap Performance

Childish Gambino – “3005”

Drake – “0-100/ The Catchup

Eminem – “Rap God”

Kendrick Lamar – “i”

Lecrae – “All I Need Is You”


Song of the Year

Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

Hozier – “Take Me To Church”

Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”

Sia – “Chandelier”

Sam Smith – “Stay With Me [Darkchild Version]”


Best Reggae Artist

Ziggy Marley – Fly Rasta

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry – Back on the Controls

Sean Paul – Full Frequency 

Shaggy – Out of Many, One Music

Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate – The Reggae Power

Soja – Amid the Noise and the Haste


Best Country Song

Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”

Kenny Chesney – “American Kids”

Eric Church – “Give Me Back My Hometown”

Glen Campbell – “I’m Not Gonna Miss You”

Tim McGraw – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s”


Best New Artist 


Iggy Azalea

Brandy Clark


Sam Smith


Best Rock Album

Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams

The Black Keys – Turn Blue

U2 – Songs of Innocence 

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye

Beck – Morning Phase


Best Rock Song

Jack White – “Lazaretto”

The Black Keys – “Fever”

Paramore – “Ain’t It Fun”

Beck – “Blue Moon”

Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good”


Best Pop Solo Performance

John Legend – “All of Me” (Live Version)

Sia – “Chandelier”

Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”

Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”

Pharrell – “Happy”


Record of the Year

Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX – “Fancy”

Sia  – “Chandelier”

Sam Smith – “Stay With Me” (Darkchild Remix)

Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”

Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”


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 – G I R L

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