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The Grammys tried something new this year, announcing the nominees in a series of tweets Friday morning. Later that night, the Album of the Year nominations were announced on the special, "A Very Grammy Christmas."

Check out the nominees below:

Album of the year:
Beck, Morning Phase
Beyoncé, Beyoncé
Ed Sheeran, X
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour
Pharrell Williams, Girl

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

Best pop vocal album:
Coldplay, Ghost Stories
Miley Cyrus, Bangerz
Ariana Grande, My Everything
Katy Perry, Prism
Ed Sheeran, X
Sam Smith, In the Lonely Hour

Best urban contemporary album:
Jhene Aiko, Sail Out
Beyonce, Beyonce
Chris Brown, X
Mali Music, Mali Is...
Pharrell Williams, Girl

Record of the year:
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Sam Smith, "Stay with Me"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"
Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"

Best pop solo performance:
John Legend, "All of Me"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Sam Smith, "Stay with Me"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"
Pharrell, "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 albums:
Ryan Adams, Ryan Adams
Beck, Morning Phase
The Black Keys, Turn Blue
Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Hypnotic Eye
U2, Songs of Innocence

Best new artist:
Iggy Azalea
Bastille
Brandy Clark
Haim
Sam Smith

Song of the year:
Meghan Trainor, "All About That Bass"
Sia, "Chandelier"
Taylor Swift, "Shake It Off"
Sam Smith, "Stay with Me"
Hozier,"Take Me To Church"

Best pop duo/group performance:
Iggy Azalea feat. Charli XCX, "Fancy"
Coldplay, "A Sky Full of Stars"
A Great Big World with Christina Aguilera, "Say Something"
Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj, "Bang Bang"
Katy Perry feat. Juicy J, "Dark Horse"

Best rock performance:
Ryan Adams, "Gimme Something Good"
Arctic Monkeys, "Do I Wanna Know?"
Beck, "Blue Moon"
The Black Keys, "Fever"
Jack White, "Lazaretto"

Best R&B performance:
Beyonce feat. Jay Z, "Drunk in Love"
Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross, "New Flame"
Jennifer Hudson feat. R. Kelly, "It's Your World"
Ledisi, "Like This"
Usher, "Good Kisser"

Best R&B song:
Beyonce feat. Jay Z, "Drunk in Love"
Chris Brown feat. Usher and Rick Ross, "New Flame"
Usher, "Good Kisser"
Luke James feat. Rick Ross, "Options"
Jhene Aiko, "The Worst"

Best rap song:
Nicki Minaj, "Anaconda"
Kanye West and Charlie Wilson,"Bound 2"
Kendrick Lamar, "I"
Wiz Khalifa, "We Dem Boyz"
Drake, "0 to 100/The Catch Up"

Best rap album:
Iggy Azalea, The New Classic
Childish Gambino, Because The Internet
Common, Nobody's Smiling
Eminem, The Marshall Mathers LP2
Schoolboy Q, Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa, Blacc Hollywood

Best country song:
Kenny Chesney, "American Kids"
Miranda Lambert, "Automatic"
Eric Church, "Give Me Back My Hometown"
Glen Campbell, "I'm Not Gonna Miss You"
Tim McGraw feat. Faith Hill, "Meanwhile Back at Mama's"

See all the nominees here

The 57th Grammy Awards will air Sunday, Feb. 8 at 8/7c on CBS.

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