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2015 Grammy nominations announced: Sam Smith, Megan Trainor and Brandy Clark get nods




Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift took the European leg of her blockbuster The RED Tour show to Berlin's, O2 World playing to a capacity crowd of more than 10,700 fans on February 7, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
Seven-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift took the European leg of her blockbuster The RED Tour show to Berlin's, O2 World playing to a capacity crowd of more than 10,700 fans on February 7, 2014 in Berlin, Germany.
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It's a big day in the world of music - The Grammy nominations are out today. Contenders for key categories like "Record of the Year" were announced this morning and more nominations will be handed out tonight. Mesfin Fekadu writes about music for the Associated Press and he joins Alex Cohen on the line to talk about the nominations.

The Washington Post has a breakdown of this year's Grammy noms.:

Record of the Year
“Fancy” Iggy Azalea ft. Charli XCX
“Chandelier” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass” Meghan Trainor

Song of the Year
“Chandelier” Sia
“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)” Sam Smith
“Shake It Off” Taylor Swift
“All About That Bass” Meghan Trainor
“Take Me to Church” Hozier

Best New Artist
Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith