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

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.

Hozier performing his break-out hit "Take Me to Church" in SiriusXM's Studio B
Katy Perry with SiriusXM Hits 1 Morning Mash-Up hosts Nicole and Ryan
Taylor Swift's SiriusXM Town Hall with the Morning Mash-Up
Chris Martin of Coldplay performing in the SiriusXM studios for Alt Nation
Dierks Bentley performing from Nashville for The Highway
Wiz Khalifa Live at Webster Hall for SiriusXM
The Black Keys for an exclusive show in Nashville
The Black Keys for an exclusive show in Nashville
Chris Martin of Coldplay performing in the SiriusXM studios for Alt Nation
Katy Perry signing the SiriusXM signature wall
Dierks Bentley performing from Nashville for The Highway
Ariana Grande's SiriusXM Hits 1 Twitter Takeover
Cage the Elephant performing live at Webster Hall in NYC for a SiriusXM broadcast
Tom Petty and Deep Tracks host Jim Ladd
Alt-J rocking Webster Hall for a SiriusXM simulcast
Ed Sheeran's Sidewalk Sessions for The Pulse
Ariana Grande's SiriusXM Hits 1 Twitter Takeover
Sam Smith performing for SiriusXM Hits 1
Ed Sheeran's Sidewalk Sessions for The Pulse
Alt-J rocking Webster Hall for a SiriusXM simulcast
Ed Sheeran talking to SiriusXM Hits 1
Taylor Swift in the SiriusXM Hits 1 studio
Katy Perry on SiriusXM Hits 1
Dierks Bentley performing from Nashville for The Highway
Wiz Khalifa Live at Webster Hall for SiriusXM
Rosanne Cash performing from Lincoln Center for Outlaw Country
Alt-J rocking Webster Hall for a SiriusXM simulcast
Eminem's exclusive interview with Sway on his very own SiriusXM channel Shade45
Cage the Elephant performing live at Webster Hall in NYC for a SiriusXM broadcast
Bastille in the SiriusXM photo booth
Wiz Khalifa Live at Webster Hall for SiriusXM

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)

And of course, Sam wasn’t nominated for this cover but we couldn’t possibly leave it out because it was spectacular.

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

Bastille

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

Lee Ann Womack – The Way I’m Livin’

Best Spoken Word Album

Joan Rivers – Diary of a Mad Diva