Grammy Nominations 2016: Who Made The List?

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This morning, the nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards were announced.  Kendrick Lamar racked up on 11 nominations and both Taylor Swift and the Weeknd have 7.  The Grammys return to the L.A.’s Staples Center on February 15 on CBS at 8 p.m ET.  Here are the nominees:

Record of the Year

  • D’Angelo and the Vanguard – “Really Love”
  • Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars – “Uptown Funk”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”
  • Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
  • The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”

Album of the Year

  • Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color
  • Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp a Butterfly
  • Chris Stapleton – Traveller
  • Taylor Swift – 1989
  • The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness

Song of the Year

  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
  • Taylor Swift – “Black Space”
  • Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
  • Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth – “See You Again”
  • Ed Sheeran – “Thinking Out Loud”

Best New Artist

  • Courtney Barnett
  • James Bay
  • Sam Hunt
  • Tori Kelly
  • Meghan Trainor

Best Pop Vocal Album

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

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • The Internet – Ego Death
  • Kehlani – You Should Be Here
  • Lianne La Havas – Blood
  • Miguel – Wildheart
  • The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness

Best Rap Album

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

Best R&B Performance

  • Tamar Braxton – “If I Don’t Have You”
  • Andra Day – “Rise Up”
  • Hiatus Kaiyote – “Breathing Underwater”
  • Jeremih featuring J. Cole – “Planes”
  • The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”

Best R&B Song

  • Miguel – “Coffee”
  • The Weeknd – “Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Let It Burn”
  • D’Angelo and The Vanguard – “Really Love”
  • Tyrese – “Shame”

Best R&B Album

  • Leon Bridge – Coming Home
  • D’Angelo and the Vanguard – Black Messiah
  • Andra Day – Cheers to the Fall
  • Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show
  • Charlie Wilson – Forever Charlie

Best Rap Performance

  • J. Cole – “Apparently”
  • Drake – “Back to Back”
  • Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
  • Nicki Minaj featuring Drake & Lil Wayne – “Truffle Butter”
  • Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, & Paul McCartney – “All Day”

Best Rap Song

  • Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, & Paul McCartney – “All Day”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
  • Drake – “Energy”
  • Common & John Legend – “Glory”
  • Fetty Wap – “Trap Queen”

Best Music Video

  • ASAP Rocky – “LSD”
  • The Dead Weather – “I Feel Love”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
  • Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar – “Bad Blood”
  • Pharrell Williams – “Freedom”

For the full list of nominations, click here.  Who do you think is missing from the list?

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