Records by Sex Pistols, Chic, Neil Young, Lou Reed added to Grammy Hall of Fame

Alice Cooper, Otis Redding, ABBA and Bob Dylan also make the prestigious list

Records by Sex Pistols, Chic, Neil Young and Lou Reed have all been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

27 recordings have been added into the Hall of Fame, which continues “the tradition of preserving and celebrating timeless recordings” and now totals 987 recordings.

A selection of both albums and singles have been included, including Kraftwerk’s 1974 ‘Autobahn’ LP, Bob Dylan’s 1975 LP ‘Blood On The Tracks’, ABBA”s 1976 single ‘Dancing Queen’, Neil Young’s 1972 LP ‘Harvest’, Chic’s 1978 single ‘Le Freak’, Sex Pistols’ 1977 LP ‘Never Mind The Bollocks, Here’s The Sex Pistols’, Alice Cooper’s 1972 single ‘School’s Out’, Leonard Cohen’s 1967 album ‘Songs of Leonard Cohen’, Otis Redding’s 1966 single ‘Try A Little Tenderness’ and Lou Reed‘s 1972 single ‘Walk On The Wild Side’.

Neil Portnow, President/CEO of The Recording Academy, commented: “With recordings dating as early as 1909 through the late ’80s, this year’s Grammy Hall Of Fame entries not only represent a diverse collection of influential and historically significant recordings but also reflect the changing climate of music through the decades. These memorable, inspiring and iconic recordings are proudly added to our growing catalogue — knowing that they have become a part of our musical, social, and cultural history.”

Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith and Beck have all been nominated in the Album Of The Year category for the 2015 Grammy Awards, alongside Beyonce and Pharrell Williams. The Grammy Awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on February 8, 2015. Scroll down for more nominations.

Album Of The Year:
Beck – Morning Phase
Beyoncé – Beyoncé
Ed Sheeran – X
Sam Smith – In The Lonely Hour
Pharrell – G I R L

Record Of The Year:
Iggy Azalea – “Fancy” (Feat. Charli XCX)
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”

Song Of The Year:
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me (Darkchild Version)”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Meghan Trainor – “All About That Bass”
Hozier – “Take Me To Church”

Best New Artist:
Bastille
Iggy Azalea
Brandy Clark
HAIM
Sam Smith

Best Rock Album:
Ryan Adams – Ryan Adams
Beck – Morning Phase
The Black Keys – Turn Blue
Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye
U2 – Songs Of Innocence

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 Pop Solo Performance:
John Legend – “All Of Me (Live Version)”
Sia – “Chandelier”
Sam Smith – “Stay With Me”
Taylor Swift – “Shake It Off”
Pharrell – “Happy”

Best Pop Performance From A Duo Or Group:
Iggy Azalea – “Fancy” (Feat. Charli XCX)
Coldplay – “A Sky Full Of Stars”
A Great Big World – “Say Something” (Feat. Christina Aguilera)
Jessie J – “Bang Bang” (Feat. Ariana Grande & Nicki Minaj)
Katy Perry – “Dark Horse” (Feat. Juicy J)

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Cheek To Cheek
Annie Lennox – Nostalgia
Barry Manilow – Night Songs
Johnny Mathis – Sending You A Little Christmas
Barbra Streisand With Various Artists – Partners

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 Performance:
Ryan Adams – “Gimme Something Good”
Arctic Monkeys – “Do I Wanna Know?”
Beck – “Blue Moon”
The Black Keys – “Fever”
Jack White – “Lazaretto”

Best Metal Performance:
Anthrax – “Neon Knights”
Mastodon – “High Road”
Motörhead – “Heartbreaker”
Slipknot – “The Negative One”
Tenacious D – “The Last In Line”

Best Rap Album:
Iggy Azalea – The New Classic
Childish Gambino – Because The Internet
Common – Nobody Smiling
Eminem – The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Schoolboy Q – Oxymoron
Wiz Khalifa – Blacc Hollywood

Best Rap Performance:
Childish Gambino – “3005″
Drake – “0 To 100 / The Catch-Up”
Eminem – “Rap God”
Kendrick Lamar – “i”
Lecrae – “All I Need Is You”

Best Rap Song:
Nicki Minaj – “Anaconda”
Kanye West – “Bound 2″
Kendrick Lamar – “i”
Wiz Khalifa – “We Dem Boyz”
Drake – “0 to 100 / The Catch Up”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Common – “Blak Majik” (Feat. Jhené Aiko)
Eminem – “The Monster” (Feat. Rihanna)
ILoveMakonnen – “Tuesday” (Feat. Drake)
Schoolboy Q – “Studio” (Feat. BJ The Chicago Kid)
Kanye West – “Bound 2″ (Feat. Charlie Wilson)

Best R&B Performance:
Beyoncé – “Crazy In Love” (Feat Jay Z)
Chris Brown – “New Flame” (Feat. Usher & Rick Ross)
Jennifer Hudson – “It’s Your World” (Feat. R. Kelly)
Ledisi – “Like This”
Usher – “Good Kisser”

Best R&B Song:
Beyoncé – “Crazy In Love” (Feat Jay Z)
Usher – “Good Kisser”
Chris Brown – “New Flame” (Feat. Usher & Rick Ross)
Luke James – “Options (Wolfjames Version)” (Feat. Rick Ross)
Jhené Aiko – “The Worst”

Best R&B Album:
Bernhoft – Islander
Aloe Blacc – Lift Your Spirit
Toni Braxton & Babyface – Love, Marriage & Divorce
Robert Glasper Experiment – Black Radio 2
Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Give The People What They Want

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Beyoncé – BEYONCÉ
Jhené Aiko – Sail Out
Chris Brown – X
Mali Music – Mali Is…
Pharrell – G I R L

Best Alternative Music Album:
Alt-J – This Is All Yours
Arcade Fire – Reflektor
Cage The Elephant – Melophobia
St. Vincent – St. Vincent
Jack White – Lazaretto

Best Dance/Electronica Album:
Aphex Twin – Syro
Deadmau5 – While (1
Little Dragon – Nabuma Rubberband
Röyksopp & Robyn – Do It Again
Mat Zo – Damage Control

Best Dance Recording:
Basement Jaxx – “Never Say Never”
Clean Bandit – “Rather Be” (Feat. Jess Glynne)
Disclosure – “F For You” (Feat. Mary J. Blige)
Duke Dumont – “I Got You” (Feat. Jax Jones)
Zhu – “Faded”

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 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 – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” (Feat. Faith Hill)

Best Country Solo Performance:
Eric Church – “Give Me Back My Hometown”
Hunter Hayes – “Invisible”
Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
Carrie Underwood – “Something In The Water”
Keith Urban – “Cop Car”

Best Country Performance From A Duo Or Group:
The Band Perry – “Gentle On My Mind”
Tim McGraw – “Meanwhile Back At Mama’s” (Feat. Faith Hill)
Keith Urban – “Raise ’Em Up” (Feat. Eric Church)
Little Big Town – “Day Drinking”
Miranda Lambert & Carrie Underwood – “Something Bad”

Best Americana Album:
Roseanne Cash – The River & The Thread
John Hiatt – Terms Of My Surrender
Keb’ Mo’ – Bluesamericana
Nickel Creek – A Dotted Line
Sturgill Simpson – Metamodern Sounds In Country Music

Best Reggae Album:
Ziggy Marley – Fly Rasta
Lee “Scratch” Perry – Back On The Controls
Sean Paul – Full Frequency
Shaggy – Out Of Many, One Music
Sly & Robbie & Spicy Chocolate – The Reggae Power
SOJA – Amid The Noise And The Haste

Best Music Video:
Arcade Fire – “We Exist”
DJ Snake – “Turn Down For What” (Feat. Lil Jon)
Sia – “Chandelier”
Pharrell – “Happy”
Woodkid – “The Golden Age (Feat. Max Richter)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:
Paul Epworth
John Hill
Jay Joyce
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
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