Ariana Grande and Taylor Swift were snubbed, while Mac Miller and Chris Cornell earned posthumous nods.
The lengthy piece, published by the New York magazine website, accused the Bollywood superstar of using Nick Jonas for fame.
Ava DuVernay and Kathryn Bigelow are the only women to have been nominated in the past decade.
Here's instant analysis and everything you need to know about the nominees.
Plus Brian Tyree Henry, Anne Hathaway and more.
It has won early accolades, but some critics feel the movie "spoon-feeds racism to white people."
Adrien Brody as Count Chocula, and Jeffrey Wright as Boo Berry? Sure, why not.
You'd better hold on tight, spider monkeys!
Fictional monarchies, a baking competition and the ol' switcheroo? Check, check and check.
Her "store-bought is fine" mantra birthed the ultimate cooking meme, and millennials can’t get enough.