2016 GRAMMY Nominations Revealed

The 2016 Grammy Nominations have been revealed, & the major categories for the award show are listed below. The man Kendrick Lamar got nominated for 11 different categories, & lets hope he can rack up some Ws this year. If you are disappointed some of your favorite songs or albums aren’t on here, remember that only releases between 10/1/2014 and 9/30/2015 are considered. Read the full nominations below.

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 and Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space,” Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush,” Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again,” Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)

New Artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Larry Klein
Blake Mills

Best Pop Solo Performance

Heartbeat Song – Kelly Clarkson
Love Me Like You Do – Ellie Goulding
Thinking Out Loud – Ed Sheeran
Blank Space – Taylor Swift
Can’t Feel My Face – The Weeknd

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Ship To Wreck – Florence + The Machine
Sugar – Maroon 5
Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson (feat. Bruno Mars)
Bad Blood – Taylor Swift (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
See You Again – Wiz Khalifa (feat. Charlie Puth)

Best Pop Vocal Album

Piece By Piece – Kelly Clarkson
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – Florence + The Machine
Uptown Special – Mark Ronson
1989 – Taylor Swift
Before This World – James Taylor

Best Alternative Album

Sound & Color – Alabama Shakes
Vulnicura – Björk
The Waterfall – My Morning Jacket
Currents – Tame Impala
Star Wars – Wilco

Best Rock Performance

Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes
What Kind Of Man – Florence + The Machine
Something From Nothing – Foo Fighters
Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King

Best Rock Song

Don’t Wanna Fight – Alabama Shakes
Ex’s & Oh’s – Elle King
Hold Back The River – James Bay
Lydia – Highly Suspect
What Kind Of Man – Florence + The Machine

Best Rock Album

Chaos And The Calm – James Bay
Kintsugi – Death Cab For Cutie
Mister Asylum – Highly Suspect
Drones – Muse
The Gray Chapter – Slipknot

Best Dance Recording

We’re All We Need – Above & Beyond (feat. Zoë Johnston)
Go – The Chemical Brothers
Never Catch Me – Flying Lotus (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Runaway (U & I) – Galantis
Where Are Ü Now – Skrillex And Diplo (feat. Justin Bieber)

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Our Love – Caribou
Born In The Echoes – The Chemical Brothers
Caracal – Disclosure
In Colour – Jamie XX
Jack Ü – Skrillex And Diplo

Best Rap Performance

Apparently – J. Cole
Back To Back – Drake
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
Alright – Kendrick Lamar
Truffle Butter – Nicki Minaj (feat. Drake & Lil Wayne)
All Day – Kanye West (feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

One Man Can Change The World – Big Sean (feat. Kanye West & John Legend)
Glory – Common & John Legend
Classic Man – Jidenna (feat. Roman GianArthur)
These Walls – Kendrick Lamar (feat. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat)
Only – Nicki Minaj (feat. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown)

Best Rap Song

All Day – Kanye West
Alright – Kendrick Lamar
Energy – Drake
Glory – Common & John Legend
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap

Best Rap Album

2014 Forest Hills Drive – J. Cole
Compton – Dr. Dre
If You’re Reading This Its Too Late – Drake
To Pimp A Butterfly – Kendrick Lamar
The Pinkprint – Nicki Minaj

Best R&B Performance

If I Don’t Have You – Tamar Braxton
Rise Up – Andra Day
Breathing Underwater – Hiatus Kaiyote
Planes – Jeremih (feat. J. Cole)
Earned It – The Weeknd

Best Traditional R&B Performance

He Is – Faith Evans
Little Ghetto Boy – Lalah Hathaway
Let It Burn – Jazmine Sullivan
Shame – Tyrese
My Favorite Part Of You – Charlie Wilson

Best R&B Song

Coffee – Miguel
Earned It – The Weeknd
Let It Burn – Jazmine Sullivan
Really Love – D’Angelo And The Vangaurd
Shame – Tyrese

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

Best R&B Album

Coming Home – Leon Bridges
Black Messiah – D’Angelo And The Vanguard
Cheers To The Fall – Andra Day
Reality Show – Jazmine Sullivan
Forever Charlie – Charlie Wilson

Best Music Video

L$D – A$AP Rocky
I Feel Love (Every Million Miles) – The Dead Weather
Alright – Kendrick Lamar
Bad Blood – Taylor Swift (feat. Kendrick Lamar)
Freedom – Pharrell Williams

Read full list here