Awards for 2015
Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
WINNERFrozen: Kristen Anderson-Lopez (compilation producer), Robert Lopez (compilation producer), Tom MacDougall (compilation producer), Chris Montan (compilation producer)
For both the single and deluxe edition soundtrack albums.
NOMINEESGuardians of the Galaxy: James Gunn (compilation producer)
For the album "Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1".
Best Song Written for Visual Media
NOMINEESThe Lego Movie: Bartholomew, Lisa Harriton, Shawn Patterson, Andy Samberg, Akiva Schaffer, Jorma Taccone
For the song "Everything Is Awesome!!!".
Best Rap Song
Best Rock Song
For the song "Blue Moon."Dan Auerbach (songwriter), Patrick J. Carney (songwriter), Danger Mouse (songwriter)
For the song "Fever."Ryan Adams (songwriter)
For the song "Gimme Something Good."Jack White (songwriter)
For the song "Lazaretto."
Song of the Year
WINNERJames Napier (Songwriter), Sam Smith (Songwriter), Tourist (Songwriter)
For the song "Stay With Me" (Darkchild version).
NOMINEESMax Martin (songwriter), Karl Schuster (songwriter), Taylor Swift (songwriter)
For the song "Shake It Off."Hozier (songwriter)
For the song "Take Me To Church."
Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Best Music Video
Best Musical Theater Album
WINNERJessie Mueller (Principal Soloist), Jason Howland (Producer), Steve Sidwell (Producer), Billy Jay Stein (Producer), Carole King (Composer/Lyricist)
For the album "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical."
NOMINEESLena Hall (Principal Soloist), Neil Patrick Harris (Principal Soloist), Justin Craig (Producer), Tim O'Heir (Producer), Stephen Trask (Producer/Composer/Lyricist)
For the album "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."Jefferson Mays (Principal Soloist), Bryce Pinkham (Principal Soloist), Kurt Deutsch (Producer), Joel Moss (Producer), Robert L. Freedman (Lyricist), Steven Lutvak (Composer/Lyricist)
For the album "A Gentleman's Guide To Love & Murder."
Best Alternative Music Album
For the album "St. Vincent."
For the album "This Is All Yours."Arcade Fire
For the album "Reflektor."Cage the Elephant
For the album "Melophobia."Jack White
For the album "Lazaretto."
Best Music Film
Best Dance Recording
For the song "Faded."
Best Dance/Electronica Album
For the album "Syro."
For the album "While(1<2)."Little Dragon
For the album "Nabuma Rubberband."Mat Zo
For the album "Damage Control."
Best R&B Performance
For the song "Good Kisser."Ledisi Anibade Young
For the song "Like This."
Best Comedy Album
WINNER'Weird Al' Yankovic
For the album "Mandatory Fun."
For the album "Oh My God."Jim Gaffigan
For the album "Obsessed."Patton Oswalt
For the album "Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time."Sarah Silverman
For the album "We Are Miracles."
Best R&B Album
For the album "Islander."Aloe Blacc
For the album "Lift Your Spirit."Robert Glasper Experiment
For the album "Black Radio 2."
Best Pop Vocal Album
For the album "In the Lonely Hour."
For the album "Ghost Stories."Miley Cyrus
For the album "Bangerz."Ariana Grande
For the album "My Everything."Katy Perry
For the album "Prism."Ed Sheeran
For the album "X."
Best New Artist
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Fo the album "Nostalgia."Barry Manilow
For the album "Night Songs."Johnny Mathis
For the album "Sending You a Little Christmas."Barbra Streisand
For the album "Partners."
Best Metal Performance
For the song "Fancy."
For the song "Neon Knights."Mastodon
For the song "High Road."Motörhead
For the song "Heartbreaker."Slipknot
For the song "The Negative One."
Best Rap Performance
For the song "i."
For the song "Rap God."Donald Glover
For the song "3005."Aubrey Graham
For the song "0 to 100 / The Catch Up."Lecrae
For the song "All I Need is You."
Best Instrumental Composition
WINNERThe Book Thief: John Williams
"The Book Thief" from "The Book Thief Original Motion Picture Soundtrack"
"Last Train To Sanity" from "Up"Gordon Goodwin
"Life In The Bubble" from "Life In The Bubble"Rufus Reid
"Recognition" from "Quiet Pride: The Elizabeth Catlett Project"
Best Pop Solo Performance
For the song "Happy" (Live).
For the song "All of Me (Live)."Sia
For the song "Chandelier."Sam Smith
For the song "Stay with Me" (Darkchild Version).Taylor Swift
For the song "Shake It Off."
Best Rock Album
For the album "Morning Phase."
For the album "Ryan Adams."The Black Keys
For the album "Turn Blue."Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
For the album "Hypnotic Eye."U2
For the album "Songs of Innocence."
Best Rock Performance
For the song "Lazaretto."
For the song "Gimme Something Good."Arctic Monkeys
For the song "Do I Wanna Know?."Beck
For the song "Blue Moon."The Black Keys
For the song "Fever."
Best Traditional R&B Performance
Best Rap Album
For the album "The Marshall Mathers LP 2."
For the album "The New Classic."Common
For the album "Nobody's Smiling."Donald Glover
For the album "Because the Internet."Quincy Hanley
For the album "Oxymoron."Wiz Khalifa
For the album "Black Hollywood."
Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical
For the song "All Of Me (Tiesto's Birthday Treatment Remix)."
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Best Country Duo/Group Performance
WINNERThe Band Perry
For the song "Gentle On My Mind."
NOMINEESLittle Big Town
For the song "Day Drinking."
Best Spoken Word Album
For the album "Diary of a Mad Diva" (Won posthumously).
For the album "A Call To Action."James Franco
For the album "Actors Anonymous."Gloria Gaynor
For the album "We Will Survive: True Stories Of Encouragement, Inspiration, And The Power Of Song."Elizabeth Warren
For the album "A Fighting Chance."John Waters
For the album "Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America."
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
For the song "A Sky Full of Stars."
Best Urban Contemporary Album
For the album "G I R L."
For the album "Sail Out."Chris Brown
For the album "X."Beyoncé Knowles
For the album "Beyoncé."Mali Music
For the album "Mali Is..."
Best Country Solo Performance
For the song "Something in the Water."
For the song "Give Me Back My Hometown."Hunter Hayes
For the song "Invisible."Miranda Lambert
For the song "Automatic."Keith Urban
For the song "Cop Car."
Record of the Year
WINNERSam Smith (Artist), Steve Fitzmaurice (Producer/Engineer/Mixer), Rodney Jerkins (Producer), James Napier (Producer/Engineer/Mixer), Steve Price (Engineer/Mixer), Tom Coyne (Mastering Engineer)
For the song "Stay with Me" (Darkchild version).
NOMINEESMeghan Trainor (artist), Kevin Kadish (producer/engineer/mixer), David Kutch (mastering engineer)
For the song "All About That Bass."
Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)
Best Country Album
For the album "Platinum."
For the album "Riser."Eric Church
For the album "The Outsiders."Brandy Clark
For the album "12 Stories."Lee Ann Womack
For the album "The Way I'm Livin'."