Emmy 2015 Nominees: Katy Perry, Darren Criss, Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah & More

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 General view of the atmosphere at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards nominations at the Television Academy's Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre on July 18, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. 

The 2015 Emmy nominations have been unveiled! Uzo Aduba (Orange Is the New Black) and Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance) revealed this year's Emmy nominees in a live webcast from Los Angeles on Thursday (July 16) morning.

Empire's Taraji P. Henson is up for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for her indelible portrayal of Cookie. Henson is up against Claire Danes (Homeland), Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder), Tatiana Maslany (Orphan Black), Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men), and Robin Wright (House of Cards).

Glee star Darren Criss is up for an outstanding original music and lyrics Emmy for "This Time," the song he wrote for Glee's finale. He's up against Inside Amy Schumer's boy band parody "Girl You Don't Need Makeup," the "Moving Pictures" Oscars song from Frozen songwriting duo Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, "Come Join the Murder" from Sons of Anarchy, "Kiss An Old Man" from The Comedians, and "You Gotta Believe" from How Murray Saved Christmas. 

Katy Perry is up for a short-format live-action entertainment program Emmy thanks to her Super Bowl Halftime performance. If she wins, that means she'll have netted an Emmy before a Grammy. Bessie star Queen Latifah received a nom for outstanding lead actress in a limited series or movie. Bessie is also up for outstanding music composition for a limited series, movie or a special, in additional to an astounding 10 other nods. 

Dave Grohl is up for two Emmys thanks to his work on Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways. Frances Bean Cobain earned her first nomination as executive producer on Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck. She's up for outstanding documentary of nonfiction special, for the Nirvana doc that debuted on HBO.

The Grammy Awards live broadcast is up for three Emmys. Additionally, the Grammy's Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life – An All-Star Grammy Salute was nominated for outstanding music direction.

The outstanding original main title theme music category sees Marco Polo, Penny Dreadful, Texas Rising, The Dovekeepers, Transparent and Tyrant competing against each other. 

Andy Samberg to Host 2015 Emmys

The 67th Annual Emmys will air Sept. 20 on Fox, with Lonely Island rapper and Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg hosting. Check out the 2015 Emmy nominees below.

Comedy Series
Modern Family
Parks & Recreation
Silicon Valley
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Drama Series 
Better Call Saul
Downton Abbey
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
Mad Men
Orange Is The New Black

Limited Series 
American Crime
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Olive Kitteridge
The Honorable Woman?
Wolf Hall

Lead Actor in a Comedy
Anthony Anderson
Louis C.K.
Don Cheadle
Will Forte
Matt LeBlanc
William H. Macy
Jeffrey Tambor

Lead Actress in a Comedy Series 
Edie Falco
Lisa Kudrow
Julia Louis Dreyfuss
Amy Poehler
Amy Schumer
Lily Tomlin

Lead Actor in a Drama Series
Kyle Chandler
Jeff Daniels
Jon Hamm
Bob Odenkirk
Liev Schreiber
Kevin Spacey

Lead Actress in a Drama Series 
Claire Danes
Viola Davis
Taraji P. Henson
Tatania Maslany
Elisabeth Moss
Robin Wright

Outstanding Variety Series
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Last Week Tonight
Late Show With David Letterman
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Outstanding Short-Format Live-Action Entertainment Program
Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis: Brad Pitt
Billy On The Street With First Lady Michelle Obama, Big Bird And Elena!!!
Childrens Hospital
Key & Peele Presents Van And Mike: The Ascension
Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry

Outstanding Music Composition For A Limited Series, Movie Or A Special
24: Live Another Day
American Horror Story: Freak Show
Away and Back
Sofia the First: The Curse of Princess Ivy
The Missing