Levine's band Maroon 5 has been nominated for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for the song "Sugar." Maroon 5 is up against Florence and The Machine with " Ship to Wreck," Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars with "Uptown Funk," Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar with "Bad Blood," and Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth with "See You Again."
Clarkson's Piece by Piece album has been nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album. She faces the following nominees: Florence and The Machine with How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful; Mark Ronson with Uptown Special; Swift with 1989; and James Taylor with Before This World.
Braxton is up against some tough competition for Best R&B Performance. Her song "If I Don't Have you" is battling Andra Day's "Rise Up," Hiatus Kaiyote's "Breathing Underwater," Jeremih featuring J. Cole's "Planes," and The Weeknd's "Earned It" from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack.
West has been nominated for Best Rap Performance for "All Day" featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney. The other nominees are J. Cole with "Apparently," Drake with "Back to Back," Fetty Wap with "Trap Queen," Lamar with "Alright," and former American Idol judge Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne with "Truffle Butter."
West is also up for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "One Man Can Change the World" with Big Sean and John Legend. West is up against Common and John Legend with "Glory;" Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur with "Classic Man;" Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat with "These Walls;" and Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown with "Only."
West's "All Day" song has also been nominated for the Best Rap Song award. The other nominees are Lamar with "Alright," Drake with "Energy," Common and John Legend with "Glory," and Fetty Wap with "Trap Queen."
Shelton's song "Lonely Tonight" featuring Ashley Monroe has been nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. They're facing Brothers Osborne with "Stay a Little Longer;" Joey and Rory with "If I Needed You;" Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley and Eric Paslay with "The Driver;" and Little Big Town with "Girl Crush."
Urban and Underwood are both up for the Best Country Solo Performance award for his song "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16" and her song "Little Toy Guns." Their other competition happens to be Cam with "Burning House," Chris Stapleton with "Traveller" and Lee Ann Womack with "Chances Are."
In addition to Clarkson's "Heartbeat Song," the rest of the nominees for Best Pop Solo Performance are Ellie Goulding with "Love Me Like You Do," Ed Sheeran with "Thinking Out Loud," Swift with "Blank Space," and The Weeknd with "Can't Feel My Face."
And last but not least, Williams has been nominated for his music video "Freedom." The other Best Music Video nominees are A$AP Rocky with "LSD," The Dead Weather with "I Feel Love," Lamar with "Alright," and Swift featuring Lamar with "Bad Blood."