Nominations: Sam Smith, Bastille and Charli XCX nominated for Grammy Awards

Sam Smith, Bastille and Charli XCX nominated for Grammy Awards

British artists are up for gongs at the 57th Annual Awards.

The 57th Grammy Awards has nominated several British artists for some of its most prestigious prizes. 

Bastille and Sam Smith are both up for the Award of Best New Artist. The latter also finds himself up for three other prizes. 

Smith and Ed Sheeran are competing for the Best Pop Vocal Album award, alongside Ariana Grande, Miley Cyrus and fellow Brits Coldplay. 

The London artist is also nominated for Record Of The Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.

Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea’s ‘Fancy’ is up for Record Of The Year, while Haim are nominated for Best New Artist. 

All the nominations so far:

Record Of The Year:

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

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Jhené Aiko, Sail Out
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Chris Brown, X
Mali Music, Mali Music
Pharrell, Girl

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 Country Album

Dierks Bentley, Riser
Eric Church, The Outsiders
Brandy Clark, Twelve Stories
Miranda Lambert, Platinum
Lee Ann Womack, The Way I’m Livin’

Best Pop Solo Performance

John Legend
Sia
Sam Smith
Taylor Swift
Pharrell

Best Rock Song

Hayley Williams and Taylor York, “Ain’t It Fun” (Paramore)
Beck Hansen, “Blue Moon” (Beck)
Dan Auerback, Brian Burton & Patrick Carney, “Fever” (The Black Keys)
Ryan Adams, “Gimme Something Good” (Ryan Adams)
Jack White III, “Lazaretto” (Jack White)

Best Rock Album

Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Beck, Morning Phase
The Black Keys, Turn Blue
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
U2, Songs of Innocence

Best New Artist

Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

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