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The 2015 Grammy nominations are in (well most of them), and of course, Beyoncé is dominating almost everybody with 5 nods which brings her career total to 52.  According to the Recording Academy, she is now the most nominated female artist in history!

Right there with Bey is new “Stay With Me” British crooner Sam Smith who also snagged 5 nominations including Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Nicki Minaj snagged two nods, including Best Rap Song for “Anaconda” (a category in which she’s the only woman) and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for “Bang Bang” with Ariana Grande and Jessie J.

Iggy Azalea, meanwhile, is celebrating 4 nods including Best Rap Album (another category with only one female represented), Record of the Year for her takeover summer hit “Fancy” and “Best New Artist.” Pharrell follows right behind with three nods for  “Happy,” while Usher is nominated 4 times in 2 categories –Best R&B song and Best R&B Performance.

Other highlights include Jhené Aiko with 3, Eminem with 3, Chris Brown with 3, Drake with 3, Kanye West with 2, and Rihanna with 1.

Check out the nomination list below:

Album of the Year

Beck – Morning Phase

Beyoncé – Beyoncé

Ed Sheeran – X

Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour

Pharrell Williams – GIRL

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 Traditional R&B Performance

Marsha Ambrosius & Anthony Hamilton – “As”

Kem – “Nobody”

Angie Fisher – “I.R.S.”

Robert Glasper Experiment – “Jesus Children”

Antonique Smith – “Hold Up Wait a Minute (Woo Woo)”

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 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 Album

Bernhoft – Islander

Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirits

Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage, and Divorce

Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio 2

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

Best Rap Performance

Childish Gambino – “3005”

Drake – “0-100/ The Catchup

Eminem – “Rap God”

Kendrick Lamar – “i”

Lecrae – “All I Need Is You”

Best 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″

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”

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 New Artist 


Iggy Azalea

Brandy Clark


Sam Smith

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”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX – “Fancy”

Coldplay – “A Sky Full of Stars”

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

Jessie J feat. Ariana 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 StreisandPartners

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 Rap Song

Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”

Kanye West – “Bound 2″

Kendrick Lamar – “i”

Wiz Khalifa  – “We Dem Boyz”

Drake – “0 to 100/The Catch Up”

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

Get the full list of nominees over at!

via NecoleBitchie