2016 Grammy Awards Nominees List Released

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The Grammy Awards have released the full list of nominees for the 2016 event with Kendrick Lamar on top with 11 nominations while Taylor Swift and The Weeknd follow behind with 7 nominations each.

Taylor Swift is the only artist to have nominations in all three major categories – Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Record of the Year. The Grammy’s as always will be beamed live to viewers across the world

See the full list below:

Album of the Year
Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Chris Stapleton, Traveler
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Song of the Year
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

Record of the Year
D’Angelo and the Vanguard, “Really Love”
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
The Weeknd, “Can’t Feel my Face”

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan TrainorField 1 – Pop

Best Pop Solo Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.)

Heartbeat Song
Kelly Clarkson
Track from: Piece By Piece
[RCA Records/19 Recordings Limited]
Love Me Like You Do
Ellie Goulding
Track from: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
[Republic]
Thinking Out Loud
Ed Sheeran
Track from: X
[Atlantic]
Blank Space
Taylor Swift
Track from: 1989
[Big Machine Records]
Can’t Feel My Face
The Weeknd
Track from: Beauty Behind The Madness
[Republic]

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.)

Ship To Wreck
Florence + The Machine
Track from: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
[Republic]
Sugar
Maroon 5
Track from: V
[222 Records/Interscope]
Uptown Funk
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
Track from: Uptown Special
[RCA Records]
Bad Blood
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
[Big Machine Records]
See You Again
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
Track from: Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
[Atlantic]
Field 1 – Pop
Category 7 – Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.)

The Silver Lining: The Songs Of Jerome Kern
Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap
[RPM Records/Columbia Records]
Shadows In The Night
Bob Dylan
[Columbia]
Stages
Josh Groban
[Reprise]
No One Ever Tells You
Seth MacFarlane
[Republic]
My Dream Duets
Barry Manilow (& Various Artists)
[Verve Music Group]

Best Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal pop recordings.)

Piece By Piece
Kelly Clarkson
[19/RCA]
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Florence + The Machine
[Republic]
Uptown Special
Mark Ronson
[RCA Records]
1989
Taylor Swift
[Big Machine Records]
Before This World
James Taylor
[Concord Records]
Best Dance Recording
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.)

We’re All We Need
Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston
Andrew Bayer, Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness & Paavo Siljamäki, producers; Jono Grant, Tony McGuinness & Paavo Siljamäki, mixers
[Ultra/Anjunabeats]
Go
The Chemical Brothers
Tom Rowlands & Ed Simons, producers; Steve Dub Jones & Tom Rowlands, mixers
[Astralwerks]
Never Catch Me
Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar
Steven Ellison, producer; Kevin Marques Moo, mixer
Track from: You’re Dead!
[Warp Records]
Runaway (U & I)
Galantis
Linus Eklöw, Christian Karlsson & Svidden, producers; Linus Eklöw, Niklas Flyckt & Christian Karlsson, mixers
Track from: Pharmacy
[Big Beat/Atlantic]
Where Are Ü Now
Skrillex And Diplo With Justin Bieber
Sonny Moore & Thomas Pentz, producers; Sonny Moore & Thomas Pentz, mixers
Track from: Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü
[Owsla/Mad Decent/Atlantic]
 Best Dance/Electronic Album
(For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.)

Our Love
Caribou
[Merge Records]
Born In The Echoes
The Chemical Brothers
[Astralwerks]
Caracal
Disclosure
[Capitol Records]
In Colour
Jamie XX
[Young Turks Recordings]
Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü
Skrillex And Diplo
Contemporary Instrumental Music Field
Category 11 – Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
(For albums containing approximately 51% or more playing time of instrumental material. For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new recordings.)

Guitar In The Space Age!
Bill Frisell
Bill Frisell
[Okeh]
Love Language
Wouter Kellerman
Wouter Kellerman
[Listen 2 Entertainment Group]
Afrodeezia
Marcus Miller
Marcus Miller
[Blue Note Records]
Sylva
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest
[Impulse!]
The Gospel According To Jazz, Chapter IV
Kirk Whalum
Kirk Whalum
[Mack Avenue Records]

Best Rock Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.)

 

Don’t Wanna Fight
Alabama Shakes
[ATO Records]
What Kind Of Man
Florence + The Machine
Track from: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
[Republic]
Something From Nothing
Foo Fighters
Track from: Sonic Highways
[RCA Records]
Ex’s & Oh’s
Elle King
Track from: Love Stuff
[RCA Records]
Moaning Lisa Smile
Wolf Alice
Track from: My Love Is Cool
[RCA Records/Dirty Hit]

Best Metal Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.)

Identity
August Burns Red
[Fearless Records]
Cirice
Ghost
[Loma Vista Recordings]
512
Lamb Of God
Track from: VII: Sturm Und Drang
[Epic Records]
Thank You
Sevendust
[7Bros Records]
Custer
Slipknot
Track from: .5: The Gray Chapter
[Roadrunner Records]
Best Rock Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal songs. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Don’t Wanna Fight
Alabama Shakes, songwriters (Alabama Shakes)
[ATO Records; Publisher(s): Alabama Shakes Publishing/Break Mirrors Music]
Ex’s & Oh’s
Dave Bassett & Elle King, songwriters (Elle King)
Track from: Love Stuff
[RCA Records; Publisher(s): Elle King Music/EMI Music Publishing, Inc./Bassett Songs/EMI April Music, Inc.]
Hold Back The River
Iain Archer & James Bay, songwriters (James Bay)
Track from: Chaos And The Calm
[Republic; Publisher(s): B-Unique/Kobalt/Iain Archer/Kobalt]
Lydia
Richard Meyer, Ryan Meyer & Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect)
Track from: Mister Asylum
[300 Entertainment; Publisher(s): MCID]
What Kind Of Man
John Hill, Tom Hull & Florence Welch, songwriters (Florence + The Machine)
Track from: How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
[Republic; Publisher(s): Rodeoman Music/EMI April Music/Universal Music Publishing]

 Best Rock Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.)

Chaos And The Calm
James Bay
[Republic]
Kintsugi
Death Cab For Cutie
[Atlantic]
Mister Asylum
Highly Suspect
[300 Entertainment]
Drones
Muse
[Warner Bros. Records]
.5: The Gray Chapter
Slipknot
[Roadrunner Records]

 Best Alternative Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)

Sound & Color
Alabama Shakes
[ATO Records]
Vulnicura
Björk
[One Little Indian]
The Waterfall
My Morning Jacket
[Capitol Records]
Currents
Tame Impala
[Interscope]
Star Wars
Wilco
[Anti/Dbpm]
 Best R&B Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.)

If I Don’t Have You
Tamar Braxton
Track from: Calling All Lovers
[Epic Records]
Rise Up
Andra Day
Track from: Cheers To The Fall
[Warner Bros. Records]
Breathing Underwater
Hiatus Kaiyote
Track from: Choose Your Weapon
[Flying Buddha / Sony Masterworks]
Planes
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole
[Def Jam Recordings]
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
The Weeknd
Track from: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
[Universal Studios/Republic Records]
Best Traditional R&B Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings.)

He Is
Faith Evans
Track from: Incomparable
[Prolific Music Group/BMG]
Little Ghetto Boy
Lalah Hathaway
[Entertainment One/8Th Floor]
Let It Burn
Jazmine Sullivan
Track from: Reality Show
[RCA Records]
Shame
Tyrese
[Voltron Recordz]
My Favorite Part Of You
Charlie Wilson
Track from: Forever Charlie
[RCA Records]
Best R&B Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. For Song Eligibility Guidelines see Category #3. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

Coffee
Brook Davis & Miguel Pimentel, songwriters (Miguel)
Track from: Wildheart
[RCA Records/ByStorm Entertainment; Publisher(s): Art Dealer Chic, Pop Killer/Dleaurean]
Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville & Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (The Weeknd)
Track from: Fifty Shades Of Grey (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
[Universal Studios/Republic Records; Publisher(s): SONGS Music Publishing, LLC, o/b/o Songs Of SMP, Songs Of Universal, Inc. and Sing Little Penguin, Universal Music Corp, CP Music Group, Inc., Universal Pictures Music and UPG Music Publishing]
Let It Burn
Kenny B. Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan & Dwane M. Weir II, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
Track from: Reality Show
[RCA Records; Publisher(s): JazLady Publishing, Dwane M. Weir II/Sean Michael Anderson Music LLC/Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp., Sony/ATV Songs LLC]
Really Love
D’Angelo & Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo And The Vanguard)
Track from: Black Messiah
[RCA Records; Publisher(s): Ah Choo Music Publishing/12:00 AM Music admin. by Universal Polygram International Publishing, Ear Kandy Music, Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp.]
Shame
Warryn Campbell, Tyrese Gibson & DJ Rogers Jr, songwriters (Tyrese)
[Voltron Recordz; Publisher(s): Peer Music/Sounds From The Soul/Campbell Kids Music/Warner Chappell/@PenTorious D.J. Rogers Jr. Sounds From The Soul/Gibson & Gibson Music Publishing]

 

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