2015 Grammy nominees who love SiriusXM: Sam Smith, Ed Sheeran, and more

Sam Smith performing

Sam Smith performing

Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Capitol Records

The 2015 Grammy Awards are just around the corner (Sunday 2/8) and many of our favorite artists here at SiriusXM have been nominated. Now we couldn’t possibly pick our favorites (we love them all so much), but this year’s awards have inspired us to look back at our amazing year with many of them. From Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith to Wiz Khalifa, Alt-J, Coldplay and even Joan Rivers (RIP), below are our extra special moments and exclusive performances with some of the 2015 Grammy Nominees.

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Record of the Year

Sam Smith – Stay with Me
(Also nominated for: Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album)

Album of the Year

Ed Sheeran – X
(Also nominated for: Best Pop Vocal Album)

Song of the Year

Hozier – Take Me to Church

Best New Artist


Best Pop Solo Performance

John Legend – All of Me

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Coldplay – Sky Full of Stars
(Also nominated for: Best Pop Vocal Album)

Best Rock Album

The Black Keys – Turn Blue
(Also Nominated For: Fever Nominated for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance)

Best Rap Album

Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood
(Also Nominated for: We Dem Boyz nominated for Best Rap Song)

Best Alternative Music Album

Alt-J – This Is All Yours

Best Country Album

Dierks Bentley – Riser

Best Spoken Word Album

Joan Rivers – Diary of a Mad Diva

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