Grammy Nominations Revealed! Beyonce, Sam Smith, Iggy Azalea Among First Nominees

Beyonce and Sam Smith
Beyonce and Sam Smith were among the first round of 2015 Grammy nominees announced on Dec. 5 Kevin Mazur/Getty Images; Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Pharrell Williams now has another reason to be "Happy." As revealed on Friday, Dec. 5, the N.E.R.D. singer is nominated for at least one Grammy for his second album, Girl — and he's in good company. Also among the early nominees are Beyonce, Sam Smith, Miranda Lambert, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, Iggy Azalea, and Ariana Grande.

Williams, 41, joined fellow hitmaker Ed Sheeran on CBS This Morning to unveil the first round of nominations for the 2015 music awards. The rest of the nominees will be revealed on Twitter throughout the day, leading up to the A Very Grammy Christmas special at 9 p.m., during which the Album of the Year nominees will be announced amid performances from Smith, Grande, and Big Sean.

Best Country Album
Riser, Dierks Bentley
The Outsiders, Eric Church
12 Stories, Brandy Clark
Platinum, Miranda Lambert
The Way I'm Livin', Lee Ann Womack

Best Pop Vocal Album
Ghost Stories, Coldplay
Bangerz, Miley Cyrus
My Everything, Ariana Grande
Prism, Katy Perry
X, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Sail Out, Jhene Aiko
Beyonce, Beyonce
X, Chris Brown
Mali Is, Mali Music
Girl, Pharrell Williams

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

Best Pop Solo Performance
John Legend, "All of Me (Live Version)"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Sam Smith, "Stay With Me"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"
Pharrell Williams, "Happy"

Best Rock Song
Paramore, "Ain't It Fun"
Beck, "Blue Moon"
The Black Keys, "Fever"
Ryan Adams, "Gimme Something Good"
Jack White, "Lazaretto"

Best Rock Album
Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Beck, Morning Phase
Blake Keys, Turn Blue
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
U2, Songs of Innocence

Best New Artist
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
Sam Smith

Album of the Year
Morning Phase, Beck
Beyonce, Beyonce
X, Ed Sheeran
In the Lonely Hour, Sam Smith
Girl, Pharrell Williams

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