There isn’t a question in anyone’s mind that Pharrell Williams had a “Happy” year. None at all.
It also shouldn’t come as a surprise that he–a day after receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame– would be among the artists nominated for a 2015 Grammy Award.
This morning Pharrell– up for Best Urban Contemporary Album for “G I R L” and best pop solo performance for “Happy”– and fellow singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran, whose “X” is up for Best Pop Vocal Album, joined “Entertainment Tonight” host Kevin Frazier to announce the Grammy nominees on “CBS This Morning.”
Other artists nominated include Beyoncé (she had an interestingly good year), John Legend, Jhené Aiko, Chris Brown and Mali Music. There are 83 categories, so I’m sure we’ll learn of others who’ve been nominated as well (see the full first list of nominees here).
To celebrate this momentous occasion, I've included videos from these nominated songs and albums below. Plus, watch Pharrell reveal the nominees and discuss receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame with Kevin.
The 57th annual Grammy Awards will air live Feb. 8, 2015 on CBS.
Watch Pharrell Williams and Ed Sheeran reveal the 2015 Grammy Nominees
Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” is nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance
John Legend’s “All of Me (Live Version)” is up for Best Pop Solo Performance
Jhené Aiko’s song “Bed Peace” is from her CD “Sail Out,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé’s song “Partition” is from her CD “Beyoncé,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
Beyoncé’s song “Drunk In Love” is from her CD “Beyoncé,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
Chris Brown’s song “Loyal” is from his CD “X,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
Mali Music’s “Beautiful” is from his CD, “Mali Is…,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
Pharrell William’s “Come Get It Bae” is from his CD “G I R L,” up for Best Urban Contemporary Album
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