Katy Perry – Outstanding Special Class Short Format Live Action Entertainment Programs: "Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show Starring Katy Perry"
Beyonce & Jay Z – Outstanding Special Class Program: On the Run HBO tour special
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
Dave Grohl – Outstanding Informational Series or Special & Outstanding Directing for Nonfiction Programming: Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways
Donnie & Mark Wahlberg – Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program: Wahlburgers
Andy Samberg – Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special: The Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special