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Grammy Awards 2016: Full list of nominees



American hip hop artiste Kendrink Lamar is leading the 58th annual Grammy Awards with a total of eleven nominations including Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Rap Performance.

Meanwhile, pop princess Taylor Swift and Canadian crooner The Weeknd tie for second place with seven nominations each.

The 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony will be taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on Monday, 15 February 2016.

This will be the sixteenth time the Grammy Awards has taken place at the Staples Center.

While the host and performers of the event are yet to be announced, let’s take a look at the full list of nominees 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 Lamar
  • "Blank Space" – Taylor Swift
  • "Girl Crush" – Little Big Town
  • "See You Again" – Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
  • "Thinking Out Loud" – Ed Sheeran 

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

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 featuring Bruno Mars
  • "Bad Blood" – Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • "See You Again" – Wiz Khalifa featuring 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 Traditional Pop Vocal Album
  • The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern – Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap
  • Shadows In The Night – Bob Dylan
  • Stages – Josh Groban
  • No One Ever Tells You – Seth MacFarlane
  • My Dream Duets – Barry Manilow (& Various Artists)

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
  • "Moaning Lisa Smile" – Wolf Alice

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
  • .5: The Gray Chapter – Slipknot

Best Metal Performance
  • "Identity" – August Burns Red
  • "Cirice" – Ghost
  • "512" – Lamb of God
  • "Thank You" – Sevendust
  • "Custer" – Slipknot

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
  • "One Man Can Change The World" – Big Sean featuring Kanye West & John Legend
  • "Glory" – Common & John Legend
  • "Classic Man" – Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur
  • "These Walls" – Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
  • "Only" – Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown

Best Rap Song
  • "All Day" – Kanye West Featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney
  • "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 It's 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 (Fifty Shades of Grey)" – 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 (Fifty Shades of Grey)" – The Weeknd
  • "Let It Burn" – Jazmine Sullivan
  • "Really Love" – D'Angelo and The Vanguard
  • "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 Country Solo Performance
  • "Burning House" – Cam
  • "Traveler" – Chris Stapleton
  • "Little Toy Guns" – Carrie Underwood
  • "John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16" – Keith Urban
  • "Chances Are" – Lee Ann Womack

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
  • "Stay a Little Longer" – Brothers Osborne
  • "If I Needed You" – Joey + Rory
  • "The Driver" – Charles Kelley featuring Dierks Bently & Eric Paslay
  • "Girl Crush" – Little Big Town
  • "Lonely Tonight" – Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe

Best Country Song
  • "Chances Are" – Lee Ann Womack
  • "Diamond Rings and Old Barstools" – Tim McGraw
  • "Girl Crush" – Little Big Town
  • "Hold My Hand" – Brandy Clark
  • "Traveller" – Chris Stapleton

Best Improvised Jazz Solo
  • "Giant Steps" – Joey Alexander, soloist
  • "Cherokee" – Christian McBride, soloist
  • "Arbiters of Evolution" – Donny McCaslin, soloist
  • "Friend or Foe" – Joshua Redman, soloist
  • "Past Present" – John Scofield, soloist

Best Jazz Vocal Album
  • Many a New Day: Karrin Allyson Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein – Karrin Allyson
  • Find a Heart – Denise Donatelli
  • Flirting With Disaster – Lorraine Feather
  • Jamison – Jamison Ross
  • For One to Love – Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
  • My Favorite Things – Joey Alexander
  • Breathless – Terence Blanchard Featuring The E-Collective
  • Covered: Recorded Live at Capitol Studios – Robert Glaser & The Robert Glasper Trio
  • Beautiful Life – Jimmy Greene
  • Past Present – John Scofield

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
  • Lines of Color – Gil Evans Project
  • Köln – Marshall Gilkes & WDR Big Band
  • Cuba: The Conversation Continues – Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
  • The Thompson Fields – Maria Schneider Orchestra
  • Home Suite Home – Patrick Williams

Best Latin Jazz Album
  • Made in Brazil – Elaine Elias
  • Suite Caminos – Gonzalo Rubalcaba
  • Intercambio – Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz Quintet
  • Identities are Changeable – Miguel Zenón

Best Latin Pop Album
  • Terral – Pablo Alborán
  • Healer – Alex Cuba
  • A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) – Ricky Martin
  • Sirope – Alejandro Sanz
  • Algo sucede – Julieta Venegas

Best Latin Rock Urban or Alternative Album
  • Amanecer – Bomba Estéreo
  • Mondongo – La Cuneta Son Machín
  • Hasta la Raíz – Natalia Lafourcade
  • Caja De Música – Monsieur Periné
  • Dale – Pitbull

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
  • Mi Vicio Más Grande – Banda El Recodo De Don Cruz Lizárraga
  • Ya Dime Adiós – La Maquinaria Norteña
  • Zapateando – Los Cojolites
  • Realidades - Deluxe Edition – Los Tigres del Norte
  • Tradición, Arte Y Pasión – Mariachi Los Camperos De Nati Cano

Best Tropical Latin Album
  • Tributo A Los Compadres: No Quiero Llanto – José Alberto "El Canario" & Septeto Santiaguero
  • Son De Panamá – Rubén Blades With Roberto Delgado & Orchestra
  • Presente Continuo – Guaco
  • Todo Tiene Su Hora – Juan Luis Guerra 4.40
  • Que Suenen Los Tambores – Victor Manuelle

Grammy Award for Best Song Written for Visual Media
  • "Til It Happens to You (The Hunting Ground)" – Lady Gaga
  • "Earned It" – The Weeknd
  • "Glory (Selma)" – Common & John Legend
  • "Love Me like You Do (Fifty Shades of Grey)" – Ellie Goulding
  • "See You Again" – Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth

Best Music Video
  • "LSD" – ASAP Rocky
  • "I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)" – The Dead Weather
  • "Alright" – Kendrick Lamar
  • "Bad Blood" – Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • "Freedom" – Pharrell Williams

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