Grammy Awards 2015: Complete list of nominations

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Nominations for the 58th annual Grammy Awards were announced on Dec. 7. The main categories were announced on “CBS This Morning” at 8:00 a.m. ET and the rest in a press release. (Read our full report here.)

Winners in the top races will be revealed on Feb. 15 during a kudocast on the Tiffany net from the Staple Center in Los Angeles. However, the results of the races in most of the 83 categories below will be unveiled in a pre-telecast ceremony. 

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GENERAL FIELD

Album Of The Year
Alabama Shakes – “Sound and Color”
Kendrick Lamar – “To Pimp a Butterfly”
Chris Stapleton – “Traveller”
Taylor Swift – “1989”
The Weeknd – “Beauty Behind the Madness”

Record Of The Year
D’Angelo and the Vanguard – “Really Love”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Song Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright” (Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters)
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space” (Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift)
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush” (Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters)
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – “See You Again” (Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters)
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud” (Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters)

Grammy nominations:
Kendrick Lamar leads with 11, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd have 7 each

POP FIELD

Best Pop Solo Performance
Kelly Clarkson – “Heartbeat Song”
Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”
Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Florence and the Machine – “Ship to Wreck”
Maroon 5 – “Sugar”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap – “The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern”
Bob Dylan – “Shadows in the Night”
Josh Groban – “Stages”
Seth MacFarlane – “No One Ever Tells You”
Barry Manilow and Various Artists – “My Dream Duets”

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kelly Clarkson – “Piece By Piece”
Florence and the Machine – “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”
Mark Ronson – “Uptown Special”
Taylor Swift – “1989”
James Taylor – “Before This World”

DANCE/ELECTRONICA FIELD 

Best Dancing Recording
Above and Beyond feat. Zoe Johnston  “We’re All We Need”
The Chemical Brothers – “Go”
Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Never Catch Me”
Galantis – “Runway (U & I)”
Skrillex and Diplo feat. Justin Bieber – “Where Are U Now”

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Caribou – “Our Love”
The Chemical Brothers – “Born in the Echoes”
Disclosure – “Caracal”
Jamie XX – “In Colour”
Skrillex and Diplo – “Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U”

CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL FIELD

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
Bill Frisell – “Guitar in the Space Age!”
Wouter Kellerman – “Love Language”
Marcus Miller – “Afrodeezia”
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest – “Sylva”
Kirk Whalum – “The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV”

ROCK FIELD

Best Rock Performance
Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Florence and the Machine – “What Kind of Man”
Foo Fighters – “Something from Nothing”
Elle King – “Ex’s & Oh’s”
Wolf Alice – “Moaning Lisa Smile”

Best Metal Performance
August Burns Red – “Identity”
Ghost – “Cirice”
Lamb of God – “512”
Sevendust – “Thank You”
Slipknot – “Custer”

Best Rock Song
Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight”
Elle King – “Ex’s & Oh’s”
James Bay – “Hold Back the River”
Highly Suspect – “Lydia”
Florence and the Machine – “What Kind of Man”

Best Rock Album
James Bay – “Chaos and the Calm”
Death Cab for Cutie – “Kintsugi”
Highly Suspect – “Mister Asylum”
Muse – “Drones”
Slipknot – “.5: The Gray Chapter”

ALTERNATIVE FIELD

Best Alternative Music Album
Alabama Shakes – “Sound and Color”
Bjork – “Vulnicura”
My Morning Jacket – “The Waterfall”
Tame Impala – “Currents”
Wilco – “Star Wars”

R&B FIELD

Best R&B Performance
Tamar Braxton – “If I Don’t Have You”
Andra Day – “Rise Up”
Hiatus Kaiyote – “Breathing Underwater”
Jeremih feat. J. Cole – “Planes”
The Weeknd – “Earned It”

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Faith Evans – “He Is”
Lalah Hathaway – “Little Ghetto Boy”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Let it Burn”
Tyrese – “Shame”
Charlie Wilson – “My Favorite Part of You”

Best R&B Song
Miguel – “Coffee”
The Weeknd – “Earned It”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Let it Burn”
D’Angelo and the Vanguard – “Really Love”
Tyrese – “Shame”

Best Urban Contemporary Album
The Internet – “Ego Death”
Kehlani – “You Should Be Here”
Lianne La Havas – “Blood”
Miguel – “Wildheart”
The Weeknd – “Beauty Behind the Madness”

Best R&B Album
Leon Bridges – “Coming Home”
D’Angelo and the Vanguard – “Black Messiah”
Andra Day – “Cheers to the Fall”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Reality Show”
Charlie Wilson – “Forever Charlie”

RAP FIELD

Best Rap Performance
J. Cole – “Apparently”
Drake – “Back to Back”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake and Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”
Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney – “All Day”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Big Sean feat. Kanye West and John Legend – “One Man Can Change the World”
Common and John Legend – “Glory”
Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur – “Classic Man”
Kendrick Lamar feat. Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat – “These Walls”
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris brown – “Only”

Best Rap Song
Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney – “All Day”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Drake – “Energy”
Common and John Legend – “Glory”
Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Best Rap Album
J. Cole – “2014 Forest Hills Drive”
Dr. Dre – “Compton”
Drake – “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late”
Kendrick Lamar – “To Pimp a Butterfly”
Nicki Minaj – “The Pinkprint”

COUNTRY FIELD

Best Country Solo Performance
Cam – “Burning House”
Chris Stapleton – “Traveller”
Carrie Underwood – “Little Toy Guns”
Keith Urban – “John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16”
Lee Ann Womack – “Chances Are”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Brothers Osborne – “Stay a Little Longer”
Joey+Rory – “If I Needed You”
Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay – “The Driver”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe – “Lonely Tonight”

Best Country Song
Lee Ann Womack – “Chances Are”
Tim McGraw – “Diamond Rings and Old Barstools”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
Brandy Clark – “Hold My Hand”
Chris Stapleton – “Traveller”

Best Country Album
Sam Hunt – “Montevallo”
Little Big Town – “Pain Killer”
Ashley Monroe – “The Blade”
Kacey Musgraves – “Pageant Material”
Chris Stapleton – “Traveller”

NEW AGE FIELD

Best New Age Album
Paul Avgerinos – “Grace”
Madi Das – “Bhakti without Borders”
Catherine Duc – “Voyager”
Peter Kater – “Love”
Ron Korb – “Asia Beauty”

JAZZ FIELD

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
Joey Alexander – “Giant Steps”
Christian McBride – “Cherokee”
Donny McCaslin – “Arbiters of Evolution”
Joshua Redman – “Friend or Foe”
John Scofield – “Past Present”

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Karrin Allyson – “Many a New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers and Hammerstein”
Denise Donastelli – “Find a Heart”
Lorraine Feather – “Flirting with Disaster”
Jamison Ross – “Jamison”
Cecile McLorin Salvant – “For One to Love”

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Joey Alexander – “My Favorite Things”
Terence Blanchard feat. the E-Collective – “Breathless”
Robert Glasper and the Robert Glasper Trio – “Covered: Recorded Live at Capitol Studios”
Jimmy Greene – “Beautiful Life”
John Scofield – “Past Present”

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Gil Evans Project – “Lines of Color”
Marshall Gilkes and WDR Big Bang – “Koln”
Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra – “Cuba: The Conversation Continues”
Maria Schneider Orchestra – “The Thompson Fields”
Patrick Williams – “Home Suite Some”

Best Latin Jazz Album
Eliane Elias – “Made in Brazil”
The Rodriguez Brothers – “Impromptu”
Gonzalo Rubalcaba – “Suite Caminos”
Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet – “Intercambio”
Miguel Zenon – “Identities are Changeable”

GOSPEL FIELD

Best Gospel Performance/Song
Anthony Brown and Group Therapy – “Worth (Live)”
Kirk Franklin – “Wanna Be Happy?”
Travis Greene – “Intentional”
Israel and Newbreed feat. Yolanda Adams – “How Awesome is Our God (Live)”
Brian Courtney Wilson – “Worth Fighting For (Live)”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Francesca Battistelli – “Holy Spirit”
Crowder – “Lift Your Head Weary Sinner (Chains)”
Matt Maher – “Because He Lives (Amen)”
Third Day feat. Al Sons and Daughters – “Soul on Fire”
Tobymac feat. Mr. Talkbox – “Feel It”

Best Gospel Album
Karen Clark Sheard – “Destined to Win (Live)”
Dorinda Clark-Cole – “Living It”
Tasha Cobbs – “One Place Live”
Israel and Newbreed – “Covered: Alive in Asia (Live – Deluxe)”
Jonathan McReynolds – “Life Music: Stage Two”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Jason Crabb – “Whatever the Road”
Lauren Daigle – “How Can it Be”
Matt Maher – “Saints and Sinners”
Tobymac – “This is Not a Test”
Chris Tomlin – “Love Ran Red”

Best Roots Gospel Album
The Fairfield Four – “Still Rockin’ My Soul
Karen Peck and New River – “Pray Now”
Point of Grace – “Directions Home (Songs We Love, Songs You Know)”

LATIN FIELD

Best Latin Pop Album
Pablo Alboran – “Terral”
Alex Cuba – “Healer”
Ricky Martin – “A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)”
Alejandro Sanz – “Sirope”
Julieta Venegas – “Algo Sucede”

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Bomba Estereo – “Amanecer”
La Cuneta Son Machin – “Mondongo”
Natalia Lafourcade – “Hasta La Raiz”
Monsieur Perine – “Caja De Musica”
Pitbull – “Dale”

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (including Tejano)
Banda El Recodo De Don Cruz Lizarraga – “Mi Vicio Mas Grande”
La Maquinaria Nortena – “Ya Dime Adios”
Los Cojolites – “Zapateando”
Los Tigres Del Norte – “Realidaded – Deluxe Edition”
Mariachi Los Campero De Nati Cano – “Tradicion, Arte y Pasion”

Best Tropical Latin Album
Jose Alberto “El Canario” and Septeto Santiaguero – “Tributo a Los Compadres: No Quiero Llanto”
Ruben Blades with Roberto Delgado and Orchestra – “Son De Panama”
Guaco – “Presente Continuo”
Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 – “Todo Tiene Su Hora”
Victor Manuelle – “Que Suenen Los Tambores”

AMERICAN ROOTS FIELD

Best American Roots Performance
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – “And Am I Born to Die”
Buddy Guy – “Born to Play Guitar”
The Milk Carton Kids – “City of Our Lady”
Punch Brothers – “Julep”
Mavis Staples – “See That My Grave is Kept Clean”

Best American Roots Song
The Mavericks – “All Night Long”
Don Henley and Merle Haggard – “The Cost of Living”
Punch Brothers – “Julep”
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell – “The Traveling Kind”
Jason Isbell – “24 Frames”

Best Americana Album
Brandi Carlile – “The Firewatcher’s Daughter”
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell – “The Traveling Kind”
Jason Isbell – “Something More Thank Free”
The Mavericks – “Mono”
Punch Brothers – “The Phosphorescent Blues”

Best Bluegrass Album
Dale Ann Bradley – “Pocket Full of Keys”
Rock Ickes and Trey Hensley – “Before the Sun Goes Down”
Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver – “In Session”
Ralph Stanley and Friends – “Man of Constant Sorrow”
The Steeldrivers – “The Muscle Shoals Recordings”

Best Blues Album
Cedric Burnside Project – “Descendants of Hill Country”
Shemekia Copeland – “Outskirts of Love”
Buddy Guy – “Born to Play Guitar”
Bettye LaVette – “Worthy”
John Primer and Various Artists – “Muddy Waters 100”

Best Folk Album
Norman Blake – “Wood, Wire and Words”
Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn – “Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn”
Rhiannon Giddens – “Tomorrow is My Turn”
Patty Griffin – “Servant of Love”
Glen Hansard – “Didn’t He Ramble”

Best Regional Roots Music Album
Jon Cleary – “Go Go Juice”
Natalie Ai Kamauu – “La La La La”
Keali’i Reichel – “Kawaiokalena”
The Revelers – “Get Ready”
Windwalker and the MCW – “Generations”

REGGAE FIELD 

Best Reggae Album
Rocky Dawuni – “Branches of the Same Tree”
Jah Cure – “The Cure”
Barrington Levy – “Acousticalevy”
Luciano – “Zion Awake”
Morgan Heritage – “Strictly Roots”

WORLD MUSIC FIELD

Best World Music Album
Gilberto Gil – “Gilbertos Samba Ao Vivo”
Angelique Kidjo – “Sings”
Ladysmith Black Mambazo with Ella Spira and the Inala Ensemble – “Music from Inala”
Anoushka Shankar – “Home”
Zomba Prison Project – “I Have No Everything Here”

CHILDREN’S FIELD 

Best Children’s Album
Jose-Luis Orozco – “Come Bien! Ear Right!”
Gustafer Yellowgold – “Dark Pie Concerns”
Tim Kubart – “Home”
Lori Henriques – “How Great Can This Day Be”
Molly Ledford and Billy Kelly – “Trees”

SPOKEN WORD FIELD 

Best Spoken Word Album
Patti Smith – “Blood on Snow (Jo Nesbo)”
Dick Cavett – “Brief Encounters: Conversations, Magic Moments, and Assorted Hijinks”
Jimmy Carter – “A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety”
Janis Ian and Jean Smart – “Patience and Sarah (Isabel Miller)”
Amy Poehler and Various Artists – “Yes Please”

COMEDY FIELD

Best Comedy Album
Lisa Lampanelli – “Back to the Drawing Board”
Wyatt Cenac – “Brooklyn”
Jay Mohr – “Happy. And a Lot.”
Craig Ferguson – “Just Being Honest”
Louis C.K. – “Live at Madison Square Garden”

MUSICAL THEATER FIELD

Best Musical Theater Album
“An American in Paris”
“Fun Home”
“Hamilton”
“The King and I”
“Something Rotten!”

MUSIC FOR VISUAL MEDIA FIELD

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
“Empire: Season 1”
“Fifty Shades of Grey”
“Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”
“Pitch Perfect 2”
“Selma”

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Antonio Sanchez – “Birdman”
Alexandre Desplat – “The Imitation Game”
Hans Zimmer – “Interstellar”
Johann Johannsson – “The Theory of Everything”
Justin Hurwitz – “Whiplash”

Best Song Written for Visual Media
The Weeknd – “Earned It”
Common and John Legend – “Glory”
Ellie Goulding – “Love Me Like You Do”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth – “See You Again”
Lady Gaga – “Til It Happens to You”

COMPOSING/ARRANGING FIELD

Best Instrumental Composition
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra Featuring Rudresh Mahanthappa – “The Afro Latin Jazz Suite”
Bob Mintzer Big Bang – “Civil War”
Turtle Island Quartet – “Confetti Man”
University Of North Texas One O’Clock Lab Band – “Neil”
Marshall Gilkes & WDR Big Band – “Vesper”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Caappella
Vocally Challenged – “Bruno Mars”
Pentatonix – “Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy”
Committed – “Do You Hear What I Hear?”
Bob James and Nathan East – “Ghost of a Chance”
John Fedchock New York Big Band – “You and the Night and the Music”

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals
Lorraine Feather – “Be My Muse”
Patrick Williams feat. Patti Austin – “52nd and Broadway”
Catina DeLuna Featuring Otmaro Ruiz – “Garota De Ipanema”
David Bowie – “Sue (or In a Season of Crime)”
Jimmy Greene with Javier Colon – “When I Come Home”

PACKAGE FIELD

Best Recording Package
Alagoas – “Alagoas”
Snoop Dogg – “Bush”
Florence and the Machine – “How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful”
Elvis Presley – “My Happiness”
Asleep at the Wheel – “Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bib Wills and His Texas Playboys”

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Of Monsters and Men – “Beneath The Skin (Deluxe Box Set)”
Father John Misty – “I Love You, Honeybear (Limited Edition Deluxe Vinyl)”
Various Artists – “The Rise & Fall Of Paramount Records, Volume Two (1928-32)”
The Rolling Stones – “Sticky Fingers (Super Deluxe Edition)”
Grateful Dead – “30 Trips Around the Sun”
The Decemberists – “What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World (Deluxe Box Set)”

ALBUM NOTES FIELD 

Best Album Notes
Various Artists – “Folksongs Of Another America: Field Recordings From The Upper Midwest, 1937-1946”
Lead Belly – “Lead Belly: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection”
Joni Mitchell – “Love Has Many Faces: A Quartet, A Ballet, Waiting To Be Danced”
Tennessee Ernie Ford – “Portrait of an American Singer”
Joseph C. Smith’s Orchestra – “Songs Of The Night: Dance Recordings, 1916-1925”

HISTORICAL FIELD 

Best Historical Album
Bob Dylan and the Band – “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11”
Erroll Garner – “The Complete Concert By the Sea”
Various Artists – “Native North America (Vol. 1): Aboriginal Folk, Rock, And Country 1966–1985”
Various Artists – “Parchman Farm: Photographs And Field Recordings, 1947–1959”
Fannie Lou Hamer – “Songs My Mother Taught Me”

PRODUCTION FIELD 

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
James Taylor – “Before This World”
Melody Gardot – “Currency of Man”
The Bird and the Bee – “Recreational Love”
Alabama Shakes – “Sound and Color”
Diana Krall – “Wallflower”

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Diplo
Larry Klein
Blake Mills

Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
Daniel Hope – “Berlin By Overnight (CFCF Remix)”
JES, Shant and Clint Maximus – “Hold On (Fatum Remix)”
Galantis – “Runaway (U & I) (Kaskade Remix)”
Odesza feat. Zyra – “Say My Name (RAC Remix)”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk (Dave Audé Remix)”

SURROUND SOUND FIELD

Best Surround Sound Album
Ingar Heine Bergby and Norwegian Radio Orchestra – “Amdahl: Astrognosia & Aesop”
Roger Waters – “Amused to Death”
Øyvind Gimse, Anita Brevik, Nidarosdomens Jentekor and Trondheimsolistene – “Magnificat”
Paavo Järvi and Russian National Orchestra – “Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7”
Tove Ramlo-Ystad  and Cantus – “Spes”

PRODUCTION, CLASSICAL FIELD 

Best Engineered Album, Classical
George Manahan and San Francisco Ballet Orchestra – “Ask Your Mama”
Ludovic Morlot, Augustin Hadelich and Seattle Symphony – “Dutilleux: Métaboles; L’Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, ‘Le Double'”
Martin Pearlman, Jennifer Rivera, Fernando Guimarães and Boston Baroque – “Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D’Ulisse In Patria”
Charles Bruffy, Phoenix Chorale and Kansas City Chorale – “Rachmaninoff: All-Night Vigil”
Michael Stern and Kansas City Symphony – “Saint-Saëns: Symphony No. 3, ‘Organ'”

Producer of the Year, Classical
Blanton Alspaugh
Manfred Eicher
Marina A. Ledin and Victor Ledin
Dan Merceruio
Judith Sherman

CLASSICAL FIELD 

Best Orchestral Performance
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – “Bruckner: Symphony No. 4”
Seattle Symphony – “Dutilleux: Métaboles; L’Arbre Des Songes; Symphony No. 2, ‘Le Double'”
Boston Symphony Orchestra – “Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphony No. 10”
The Oregon Symphony – “Spirit Of The American Range”
New Zealand Symphony Orchestra – “Zhou Long & Chen Yi: Symphony ‘Humen 1839′”

Best Opera Recording
Orchestra Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin; Chorus Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin – “Janáček: Jenůfa”
Boston Baroque – “Monteverdi: Il Ritorno D’Ulisse In Patria”
Chamber Orchestra Of Europe – “Mozart: Die Entführung Aus Dem Serail”
Saito Kinen Orchestra; SKF Matsumoto Chorus and SKF Matsumoto Children’s Chorus – “Ravel: L’Enfant Et Les Sortilèges; Shéhérazade”
Boston Early Music Festival Orchestra – “Steffani: Niobe, Regina Di Tebe”

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance
Tanja Tetzlaff, Christian Tetzlaff and Lars Vogt – “Brahms: The Piano Trios”
Eighth Blackbird – “Filament”
Nadia Shpachenko and Genevieve Feiwen Lee – “Flaherty: Airdancing For Toy Piano, Piano & Electronics”
Brad Wells and Roomful Of Teeth – “Render”
Takács Quartet and Marc-André Hamelin – “Shostakovich: Piano Quintet & String Quartet No. 2”

Best Classical Instrumental Solo
Seattle Symphony – “Dutilleux: Violin Concerto, L’Arbre Des Songes”
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern – “Grieg & Moszkowski: Piano Concertos”
Kristian Bezuidenhout – “Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vol. 7”
The Philadelphia Orchestra – “Rachmaninov Variations”
Jerome Lowenthal – “Rzewski: The People United Will Never Be Defeated!”

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
Mark Padmore; Kristian Bezuidenhout, accompanist – “Beethoven: An Die Ferne Geliebte; Haydn: English Songs; Mozart: Masonic Cantata”

Joyce DiDonato; Antonio Pappano, accompanist – “Joyce & Tony – Live From Wigmore Hall”

Kristīne Opolais, Antonio Pirozzi and Massimo Simeoli; Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia; Orchestra Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia – “Nessun Dorma – The Puccini Album”

Orion Weiss; Albany Symphony – “Rouse: Seeing; Kabir Padavali”

I Barocchisti – “St. Petersburg”

Best Classical Compendium
New Budapest Orpheum Society – “As Dreams Fall Apart – The Golden Age Of Jewish Stage And Film Music (1925-1955)”

George Manahan, conductor; Judith Sherman, producer – “Ask Your Mama”

Paul McCreesh, conductor; Nicholas Parker, producer – “Handel: L’Allegro, Il Penseroso Ed Il Moderato, 1740”

Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer – “Paulus: Three Places Of Enlightenment; Veil Of Tears & Grand Concerto”

Nadia Shpachenko; Marina A. Ledin & Victor Ledin, producers – “Woman at the New Piano”

Best Contemporary Classical Composition
Thomas Adès, Barbara Hannigan, Katalin Károlyi, Hilary Summers, Peter Tantsits and Birmingham Contemporary Music Group – “Barry: The Importance Of Being Earnest”

Gil Rose & Boston Modern Orchestra Project – “Norman: Play”

Eric Holtan, True Concord Voices and Orchestra – “Paulus: Prayers & Remembrances”

Giancarlo Guerrero, Cho-Liang Lin & Nashville Symphony – “Tower: Stroke”

Julian Wachner, The Choir Of Trinity Wall Street and Bang On A Can All-Stars – “Wolfe: Anthracite Fields”

MUSIC VIDEO FIELD 

Best Music Video
ASAP Rocky – “LSD”
The Death Weather – “I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)”
Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
Pharrell Williams – “Freedom”

Best Music Film
James Brown – “Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown”
Foo Fighters – “Sonic Highways”
Nina Simone – “What Happened, Miss Simone?”
Roger Waters – “The Wall”
Amy Winehouse – “Amy”

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