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Here are All the Women of Color Nominated in the 2015 Grammys

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Here are All the Women of Color Nominated in the 2015 Grammys

Did your favorite artist make the cut?

Grammy nominations are hot off the press and it’s full of surprises and of course a few snubs! There is big talk about Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd who received multiple nominations each.

Here at SheUnplugged, we like to take our time and dig through all the nominees to find the women of color recognized. This year it seems the list may be growing for the Grammy’s, did your favorite artist make the cut?

  • Tamar Braxton (Best R&B Performance)
  • Andra Day (Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Album)
  • Faith Evans (Best Traditional R&B Performance)
  • Lalah Hathaway (Best Traditional R&B Performance)
  • Jazmine Sullivan (Best Traditional R&B Performance, Best R&B Album)
  • Kehlani (Best Urban Contemporary Album)
  • Lianne La Havas (Best Urban Contemporary Album)
  • Nicki Minaj (Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Album)
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant (Best Jazz Vocal Album)
  • Eliane Elias (Best Latin Jazz Album)
  • Karen Clark Sheard (Best Gospel Album)
  • Dorinda Clark Cole (Best Gospel Album)
  • Tasha Cobbs (Best Gospel Album)
  • Julieta Venegas (Best Latin Pop Album)
  • Natalia Lafourcade (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album)
  • Mavis Staples (Best American Roots Performance)
  • Shemekia Copeland (Best Blues Album)
  • Bettye LaVette (Best Blues Album)
  • Rihannon Giddens (Best Folk Album)
  • Natalie Ai Kamauu (Best Regional Roots Music Album)
  • Angelique Kidjo (Best World Music Album)
  • Anoushka Shankar (Best World Music Album)

Kaya Rand is the Founder and Editor of SheUnplugged.com, and a Spelman College graduate.

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