Katy Perry, Beyonce, Jay Z & More: Musicians Nominated for 2015 Emmy Awards
The 2015 Primetime Emmy Nominations were announced on Thursday morning (July 16), and amid the many television stars nominated, there were some very familiar names to music fans.
Below, check out seven musicians who made the cut -- and who could be one step closer to an EGOT.
Katy Perry – Outstanding Special Class Short Format Live Action Entertainment Programs: "Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry"
Darren Criss – Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: "Dreams Come True / Song Title: This Time"
"This is far beyond the realm of what I ever thought the outcome of this song could be," Criss said about his nomination. "I was just so happy to have "This Time" be a part of the episode at all, so to have it recognized at this level alongside my fellow nominees is an honor. So grateful to Ryan Murphy for giving it a shot, the Anders brothers for giving it life, and to Lea Michele for giving it a voice. I'm over the moon!"
Julianne Hough – Outstanding Choreography: Dancing With the Stars, Routine: "Elastic Heart"
Queen Latifah – Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie: Bessie, with Queen Latifah as Bessie Smith
Andy Samberg – Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special