Check Out The Hip-Hop Nominees For 2015 Grammy Awards

Kendrick, Kanye, Iggy, Eminem, Drake and Nicki all received nods.

The 2015 Grammy nominations have been announced, and given the surprises in the hip-hop categories, rap fans will probably be a little peeved as usual.

Surprisingly, Iggy Azalea only showed up in one rap category (Best Rap Album), but she was also nominated for Best New Artist and Record of the Year for "Fancy." We're happy to see Kendrick Lamar scoop up a nomination for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance with "i," (after last year's showdown) but he has stiff competition in that category against Drake's "O to 100/The Catch Up," Kanye West's "Bound 2," Nicki Minaj's "Anaconda," and Wiz's "We Dem Boyz."

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Best Rap Album is always a controversial category, and this year Iggy Azalea will be facing off against Eminem, Common, Schoolboy Q, Wiz Khalifa and Childish Gambino for that award, while YG's My Krazy Life is notably absent.

Nicki Minaj, who had a pretty huge year, received two nods. In addition to Best Rap Song, she's up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for her feature on Jessie J's "Bang Bang." Makonnen wiggled his way in with a Best Rap/Sung Collaboration nomination for "Tuesday," featuring Drake.

See the full list of hip-hop nominations below.

Best Rap Album:

The Marshall Mathers LP 2, Eminem

Because The Internet, Childish Gambino

The New Classic, Iggy Azalea

Blacc Hollywood, Wiz Khalifa

Oxymoron, Schoolboy Q

Nobody’s Smiling, Common

Best Rap Song:

“Anaconda,” Nicki Minaj

“Bound 2,” Kanye West

“i,” Kendrick Lamar

“We Dem Boyz,” Wiz Khalifa

“O To 100/The Catch Up,” Drake

Best Rap Performance

“3005,” Childish Gambino

“0 To 100/ The Catch Up,” Drake

“Rap God,” Eminem

“i,” Kendrick Lamar

“All I Need Is You,” Lecrae

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

"Blak Majik," Common Featuring Jhené Aiko

"The Monster," Eminem Featuring Rihanna

"Tuesday," I Love Makonnen Featuring Drake

"Studio," Schoolboy Q Featuring BJ The Chicago Kid

"Bound 2," Kanye West & Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Performance:

“Drunk In Love,” Beyoncé featuring Jay Z

“New Flame,” Chris Brown featuring Usher & Rick Ross

“It’s Your World,” Jennifer Hudson featuring R. Kelly

“Like This,” Ledisi

“Good Kisser,” Usher

Record of the Year:

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX

“Chandelier,” Sia

“Stay With Me (Darkchild Version),” Sam Smith

“Shake It Off,” Taylor Swift

“All About That Bass,” Meghan Trainor

Best New Artist:

Iggy Azalea


Brandy Clark


Sam Smith

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Sail Out, Jhené Aiko

Beyoncé, Beyoncé

X, Chris Brown

Mali Is…, Mali Music

GIRL, Pharrell Williams

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

“Fancy,” Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX

“Sky Full Of Stars,” Coldplay

“Say Something,” A Great Big World feat. Christina Aguilera

“Bang Bang,” Jessie J, Ariana Grande, Nicki Minaj

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