DK MUSIC AWARDS 2015

  Album of the Year     Record of the Year

 

1989 - Taylor Swift

 

  • Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weeknd
  • Communion - Years & Years
  • Dream Your Life Away - Vance Joy
  • Fifty Shades Of Grey - Soundtrack
  • Title - Meghan Trainor
 

 

"King" - Years & Years

 

  • "Blank Space" - Taylor Swift

  • "Can't Feel My Face" - The Weeknd

  • "See You Again" - Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

  • "Uptown Funk!" - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

  • "What Do You Mean?" - Justin Bieber

  Song of the Year     Best New Artist

 

"Mess Is Mine" - Vance Joy

 

  • "Blank Space" - written by Taylor Swift, Max Martin and Karl 'Shellback' Schuster; performed by Taylor Swift
  • "Good For You" - written by Selena Gomez, Julia Michaels, Justin Tranter, Nick Monson, Nolan Lambroza, A$AP Rocky and Hector Delgado; performed by Selena Gomez featuring A$AP Rocky
  • "King" - written by Years & Years, Mark Ralph,  and Andrew Smith; performed by Years & Years
  • "Lay Me Down" - written by Sam Smith, James Napier and Elvin Smith; performed by Sam Smith
  • "See You Again" - written by DJ Frank E, Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa and Andrew Cedar; performed by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
 

 

Years & Years

 

  • James Bay
  • Tori Kelly
  • Charlie Puth
  • Conrad Sewell
  • Walk The Moon

Pop

  Best Male Vocal Performance     Best Female Vocal Performance

 

The Weeknd - "Can't Feel My Face" 

  • James Bay - "Let It Go"
  • Conrad Sewell - "Start Again"
  • Ed Sheeran - "Photograph"
  • Troye Sivan - "Wild"
  • Sam Smith - "Like I Can"
 

 

Delta Goodrem - "Wings"

 

  • Ellie Goulding - "Love Me Like You Do"
  • Jessie J - "Flashlight"
  • Nicole Scherzinger - "Run"
  • Sia - "Alive"
  • Taylor Swift - "Blank Space"
  Best Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group     Best Album

 

Maroon 5 - "Sugar"

 

  • Little Mix - "Black Magic"
  • One Direction - "Night Changes"
  • Pentatonix - "Can't Sleep Love"

  • Meghan Trainor & John Legend - "Like I'm Gonna Lose You"

  • Years & Years - "King"
 

 

1989 - Taylor Swift

 

  • Communion - Years & Years
  • E.Mo.Tion - Carly Rae Jepsen
  • I Cry When I Laugh - Jess Glynne
  • Sucker - Charli XCX
  • Title - Meghan Trainor
  Best Record      

 

"Uptown Funk!" - Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

 

  • "Black Magic" - Little Mix
  • "Blank Space" - Taylor Swift

  • "Can't Feel My Face" - The Weeknd

  • "King" - Years & Years

  • "Stitches" - Shawn Mendes

 

 

 

Rock

 

Best Solo Vocal Performance

 

 

Best Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group

 

Florence + The Machine - "What Kind Of Man"

 

  • James Bay - "Hold Back The River"

  • Beck - "Blue Moon"

  • Brandon Flowers - "Can't Deny My Love"

  • Vance Joy - "Mess Is Mine"

  • Elle King - "Ex's & Oh's"

 

 

Mumford & Sons - "The Wolf"

 

  • 5 Seconds Of Summer - "Hey Everybody!"

  • American Authors - "Go Big Or Go Home"

  • Fall Out Boy - "Uma Thurman"

  • Imagine Dragons - "I Bet My Life"

  • Walk The Moon - "Shut Up And Dance"

 

Best Album

 

 

Best Record

 

American Beauty / American Psycho - Fall Out Boy

 

  • Dream Your Life Away - Vance Joy

  • Morning Phase - Beck

  • Smoke + Mirrors - Imagine Dragons

  • Sounds Good Feels Good - 5 Seconds Of Summer

  • Wilder Mind - Mumford & Sons

 

 

"Shut Up And Dance" - Walk The Moon

 

  • "Bulletproof Picasso" - Train

  • "Hold Back The River" - James Bay

  • "I Bet My Life" - Imagine Dragons

  • "Mess Is Mine" - Vance Joy

  • "Uma Thurman" - Fall Out Boy

 

Best Alternative Performance

 

   

 

Chet Faker - "Talk Is Cheap"

 

  • Lana Del Rey - "Honeymoon"
  • FKA Twigs - "Pendulum"
  • Of Monsters And Men - "Crystals"

  • Peking Duk featuring Safia - "Take Me Over"

  • X Ambassadors - "Renegades"

 

   

Urban

(R&B/Soul/Hip-Hop/Rap)

 

Best Male Soul/R&B Vocal Performance

 

 

Best Soul/R&B Vocal Performance

 

The Weeknd - "Earned It"

 

  • Leon Bridges - "Coming Home"

  • Chet Faker - "Talk Is Cheap"

  • Jarryd James - "Do You Remember"

  • Pharrell - "Freedom"

  • Nathan Sykes - "Kiss Me Quick"

 

 

Janet Jackson - "No Sleeep"

 

  • Alessia Cara - "Here"

  • Mariah Carey - "Infinity"

  • Ciara - "I Bet"

  • Selena Gomez - "The Heart Wants What It Wants"

  • Tori Kelly - "Should've Been Us"

 

Best Soul/R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo/Group

 

 

Best Soul/R&B Album

 

Sam Smith featuring John Legend - "Lay Me Down"

 

  • Flo Rida featuring Robin Thicke & Verdine White - "I Don't Like It, I Love It"
  • Charles Hamilton featuring Rita Ora - "New York Raining"

  • Naughty Boy featuring Beyonce & Arrow Benjamin - "Runnin' (Lose It All)"

  • Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko - "Post To Be"

  • Tyrese featuring Jennifer Hudson - "Shame"

 

 

Beauty Behind The Madness - The Weeknd

 

  • Black Rose - Tyrese

  • Coming Home - Leon Bridges

  • Reflection - Fifth Harmony

  • Unbreakable - Janet Jackson

  • Wildheart - Miguel

 

Best Soul/R&B Record

 

 

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Performance

 

"The Hills" - The Weeknd

 

  • "7/11" - Beyonce

  • "Post To Be" - Omarion featuring Chris Brown & Jhene Aiko

  • "Somebody" - Natalie La Rose featuring Jeremih

  • "Trouble" - Iggy Azalea featuring Jennifer Hudson

  • "Worth It" - Fifth Harmony featuring Kid Ink

 

 

Kendrick Lamar - "King Kunta"

 

  • Drake - "Hotline Bling"

  • Fetty Wap - "Trap Queen"

  • Hilltop Hoods - "Cosby Sweater"

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis featuring Eric Nally, Melle Mel, Kool Moe Dee, & Grandmaster Caz - "Downtown"

  • Nicki Minaj - "The Night Is Still Young"

 

 

Best Rap/Hip-Hop Album

 

 

 

 

To Pimp A Butterfly : Kendrick Lamar

 

  • Fetty Wap - Fetty Wap

  • If You're Reading This It's Too Late : Drake

  • My House : Flo Rida

  • The Pinkprint : Nicki Minaj

  • Walking Under Stars : Hilltop Hoods

 

 

 

Country

 

Best Artist

 

 

Best Album

 

Carrie Underwood

 

  • Luke Bryan

  • Hunter Hayes

  • Sam Hunt

  • Kacey Musgraves

  • Thomas Rhett

 

 

Montevallo - Sam Hunt

 

  • Jekyll + Hyde - Zac Brown Band

  • Kill The Lights - Luke Bryan

  • Pageant Material - Kacey Musgraves

  • Pain Killer - Little Big Town

  • Storyteller - Carrie Underwood

 

Best Record

 

 

 

 

"Biscuits" - Kacey Musgraves

 

  • "21" - Hunter Hayes

  • "Girl Crush" - Little Big Town

  • "Homegrown" - Zac Brown Band

  • "Little Toy Guns" - Carrie Underwood

  • "Take Your Time" - Sam Hunt

 

 

 

Dance

 

Best Solo Performance

 

 

Best Duo/Group Performance

 

Jess Glynne - "Don't Be So Hard On Yourself"

 

  • Ariana Grande - "One Last Time"

  • Jess Glynne - "Don't Be So Hard On Yourself"

  • LunchMoney Lewis - "Bills"

  • Madonna - "Living For Love"

  • Jessica Mauboy - "This Ain't Love"

  • OMI - "Hula Hoop"

 

 

Galantis - "Peanut Butter Jelly" 

  • David Guetta featuring Nicki Minaj, Afrojack & Bebe Rexha - "Hey Mama"

  • Calvin Harris & Disciples featuring Ina Wroldsen - "How Deep Is Your Love"
  • Kygo featuring Conrad Sewell - "Firestone"

  • OMI & Felix Jaehn - "Cheerleader"

  • Zedd featuring Jon Bellion - "Beautiful Now"

 

Best Album

 

 

Best Record

 

True Colors - Zedd

 

  • Caracal - Disclosure

  • Listen - David Guetta

  • Pharmacy - Galantis

  • Stories - Avicii

  • Sugar - Robin Schulz

 

 

"Outside" - Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding 

 

  • "Cool" - Alesso featuring Roy English
  • "Firestone" - Kygo featuring Conrad Sewell

  • "I Want You To Know" - Zedd featuring Selena Gomez

  • "Peanut Butter Jelly" - Galantis

  • "Where Are U Now" - Skrillex & Diplo featuring Justin Bieber

Regional

 

Best American Male Artist

 

 

Best American Female Artist

 

Jason DeRulo

 
  • Diplo

  • Nick Jonas

  • John Legend

  • Bruno Mars

  • Pitbull

  • Charlie Puth

 

 

Taylor Swift

 

  • Kelly Clarkson

  • Selena Gomez

  • Ariana Grande

  • Tori Kelly

  • Demi Lovato

  • Meghan Trainor

 

Best American Duo/Group

 

 

Best Canadian Artist

 

Maroon 5

 

  • Fall Out Boy

  • Fifth Harmony

  • Haim

  • Imagine Dragons

  • Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

  • Walk The Moon

 

 

The Weeknd

 

  • Barenaked Ladies

  • Justin Bieber

  • Drake

  • Carly Rae Jepsen

  • Avril Lavigne

  • Shawn Mendes

 

Best British Male Artist

 

 

Best British Female Artist

 

Calvin Harris

 

  • James Bay

  • Labrinth

  • Olly Murs

  • Mark Ronson

  • Ed Sheeran

  • Sam Smith

 

 

Ellie Goulding

 

  • Charli XCX

  • Florence + The Machine

  • Jess Glynne

  • Ella Henderson

  • Jessie J

  • Rita Ora

 

Best British Duo/Group

 

 

Best European Artist

 

Years & Years

 

  • Clean Bandit

  • Little Mix

  • Mumford & Sons

  • One Direction

  • Rudimental

  • Take That

 

 

Zedd

 

  • Avicii

  • Galantis

  • Felix Jaehn

  • David Guetta

  • M

  • Robin Schulz

 

Best Australasian Artist

 

  Best Latin / Caribbean Artist

 

Vance Joy

 

  • 5 Seconds Of Summer

  • Delta Goodrem

  • Conrad Sewell

  • Troye Sivan

  • Sia

  • The Veronicas

 

 

OMI

 

  • Nicky Jam

  • Ricky Martin

  • Nicki Minaj

  • Prince Royce

  • Rihanna

  • Shaggy

Special Awards

 

Best Collaboration

 

 

Best Original Song from a Motion Picture

 

Zedd featuring Selena Gomez - "I Want You To Know"

 

  • Calvin Harris featuring Haim - "Pray To God"

  • Major Lazer & DJ Snake featuring M - "Lean On"

  • Grace Sewell featuring G-Eazy - "You Don't Own Me"

  • Ed Sheeran featuring Rudimental - "Bloodstream"

  • Sam Smith featuring John Legend - "Lay Me Down"

 

 

"Earned It" - featured in the motion picture 'Fifty Shades of Grey'; written by The Weeknd, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville, and Ahmad Balshe; performed by The Weeknd 

  • "Glory" - featured in the motion picture 'Selma'; written by John Legend, Common, and Che Smith; performed by John Legend and Common

  • "Lost Stars" - featured in the motion picture 'Begin Again'; written by Gregg Alexander, Danielle Brisebois, Nick Lashley and Nick Southwood; performed by Adam Levine

  • "Love Me Like You Do" - featured in the motion picture 'Fifty Shades of Grey'; written by Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Ali Payami and Tove Lo; performed by Ellie Goulding

  • "See You Again" - featured in the motion picture 'Furious 7'; written by DJ Frank E, Charlie Puth, Wiz Khalifa and Andrew Cedar; performed by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

  • "Writing's On The Wall" - featured in the motion picture 'Spectre'; written by Sam Smith and James Napier; performed by Sam Smith

 

Best Music Video

 

 

"Blank Space" - directed by Joseph Kahn; artist: Taylor Swift

 

  • "Beautiful Now" - directed by Jodeb; artist: Zedd featuring Jon Bellion

  • "Good For You" - directed by Sophie Muller; artist: Selena Gomez

  • "Lay Me Down" - directed by Ryan Hope; artist: Sam Smith

  • "Pray To God" - directed by Emil Nava; artist: Calvin Harris featuring Haim

  • "Talk Is Cheap" - directed by Toby & Pete; artist: Chet Faker

 

 

Artist of the Year

 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Taylor Swift

 

  • Madonna