Kenrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd Lead Grammy Nominations

Its a good year to be Kendrick Lamar. The rapper is leading the Grammy 2016 award nominations with 11, including album of the year for “To Pimp a Butterfly” and song of the year for “Alright.” Taylor Swift and The Weeknd are right behind Kendrick with seven nominations each.

Complete List:

Record Of The Year
“Really Love” — D’Angelo And The Vanguard
“Uptown Funk” — Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space” — Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” — The Weeknd

Album Of The Year
Sound & Color — Alabama Shakes
To Pimp A Butterfly — Kendrick Lamar
Traveller — Chris Stapleton
1989 — Taylor Swift
Beauty Behind The Madness — The Weeknd

Song Of The Year
“Alright” — Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space” — Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush” — Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again” — Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

For Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
“Ship To Wreck” by Florence & The Machine
“Sugar” by Maroon 5
“Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth.

Best Dance Recording
“We’re All We Need” by Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston
“Go” by the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me” by Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I)” by Galantis
“Where Are Ü Now” by Skrillex And Diplo With Justin Bieber.

The Best Rock Performance
“Don’t Wanna Fight” by Alabama Shakes
“What Kind Of Man” by Florence & The Machine
“Something From Nothing” by Foo Fighters
“Ex’s & Oh’s” by Elle King
“Moaning Lisa Smile” by Wolf Alice.

Best Alternative Music Album
Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes
Vulnicura by Björk; The Waterfall by My Morning Jacket
Currents by Tame Impala
Star Wars by Wilco.

Best Rap Album
2014 Forest Hills Drive by J. Cole
Compton by Dr. Dre
If Youre Reading This Its Too Late by Drake
To Pimp A Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
The Pinkprint by Nicki Minaj

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Ego Death by the Internet
You Should Be Here by Kehlani
Blood by Lianne La Havas
Wildheart by Miguel
Beauty Behind The Madness by The Weeknd.

Best Country Album
Montevallo by Sam Hunt
Pain Killer by Little Big Town
The Blade by Ashley Monroe
Pageant Material by Kacey Musgraves

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Larry Klein
Blake Mills.

Best Music Video
“LSD” by ASAP Rocky
“I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)” by the Dead Weather
“Alright” by Kendrick Lamar
“Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Freedom” by Pharrell Williams.

The 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards will be held Feb. 15, 2016, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

Published by jackieorange

Hello! My name is Jacqueline. I'm a 23 years old journalist. Music is very important in my life and I love to write about it. Hence the creation of my blog (:

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