Kendrick Lamar Makes Grammy History + List of Grammy Nominees

Kendrick Lamar Makes Grammy History + List of Grammy Nominees

The full list of nominees for the 2016 Grammys is out and without even winning an award, Kendrick Lamar makes Grammy history.

The TDE frontman has become the most Grammy-nominated rapper and the second most Grammy-nominated artist in one-year with 11 nominations. The only person standing in front of him is Michael Jackson, who had 12 gramophones in 1984.

See Related: J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar Joint Album Drops in February

Kendrick Lamar is up for: Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Rap Album of the Year, Best Rap Song, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, Best Rap Performance, Best Music Video, and more.

Follow behind him with seven nominations are The Weeknd and Taylor Swift, who will battle him out in ‘Album of the Year’ category.

The Grammys will air live on Feb 15 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles—check out the full list of 2016 nominees below.


 

Song Of The Year
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa f. Charlie Puth, “See You again”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”

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

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

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

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 Rap Performance
J. Cole, “Apparently”
Drake, “Back To Back
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Nicki Minaj featuring Lil Wayne and Drake, “Truffle Butter”
Kanye West, “All Day”

Best Rap Song
Kanye West, “All Day”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Common and John Legend, “Glory”
Drake, “Energy”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”

Best Rap Performance
J. Cole, “Apparently”
Drake, “Back to Back”
Fetty Wap, “Trap Queen”
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Nicki Minaj, “Truffle Butter”
Kanye West, “All Day”

Rap/Sung Collaboration
Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend, “One Man Can Change the World,”
Common and John Legend, “Glory,”
Jidenna, “Classic Man,”
Kendrick Lamar, “These Walls,”
Nicki Minaj, “Only”

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

Traditional Pop Vocal Album

“The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern,” Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap
“Shadows in the Night,” Bob Dylan
“Stages,” Josh Groban
“No One Ever Tells You,” Seth MacFarlane
“My Dream Duets,” Barry Manilow (and Various Artists)

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

Dance Recording

“We’re All We Need,” Above & Beyond featuring Zoe Johnston
“Go,” the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me,” Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I),” Galantis
“Where Are U Now,” Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

Dance/Electronic Album

“Our Love,” Caribou
“Born in the Echoes,” the Chemical Brothers
“Caracal,” Disclosure
“In Colour,” Jamie XX
“Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U,” Skrillex and Diplo?

R&B Performance

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

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

R&B Song

“Coffee,” Brook Davis and Miguel Pimentel, songwriters (Miguel)
“Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey),” Ahmad Balshe, Stephan Moccio, Jason Quenneville and Abel Tesfaye, songwriters (the Weeknd)
“Let It Burn,” Kenny B. Edmonds, Jazmine Sullivan and Dwane M. Weir II, songwriters (Jazmine Sullivan)
“Really Love,” D’Angelo and Kendra Foster, songwriters (D’Angelo and the Vanguard)
“Shame,” Warryn Campbell, Tyrese Gibson and DJ Rogers Jr., songwriters (Tyrese)

Urban Contemporary Album

“Ego Death,” the Internet
“You Should Be Here,” Kehlani
“Blood,” Lianne La Havas
“Wildheart,” Miguel
“Beauty Behind the Madness,” the Weeknd

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

 

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