Grammy Awards 2015: Complete list of nominations


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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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


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”


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”


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”


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”


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


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”


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”


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”


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


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”


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)”


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”


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”


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


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”


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”


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”


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”


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


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

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”


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”


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)”


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”


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”


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
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)”


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”


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


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”


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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