With the 58th annual GRAMMYs right around the corner, today the full list of nominees were revealed. It's a big year for hip hop, as Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for 11 GRAMMYs, the most ever in one year since Michael Jackson was nominated for 12 in 1984 surrounding the release of his album 'Thriller,'  the best selling album of all time. ​Kendrick Lamar was nominated for 7 GRAMMYs two years ago, but controversially lost to Macklemore in the Rap Album category. J.Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Fetty Wap, Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake all racked up nominations as well. You can check out the full list 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   The GRAMMYs return to L.A.'s Staples Center on Feb. 15, 2016.
News | December 7, 2015
Kendrick Lamar Is Nominated For 11 GRAMMYs, Most Ever Since Michael Jackson In 1984

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With the 58th annual GRAMMYs right around the corner, today the full list of nominees were revealed. It's a big year for hip hop, as Kendrick Lamar has been nominated for 11 GRAMMYs, the most ever in one year since Michael Jackson was nominated for 12 in 1984 surrounding the release of his album 'Thriller,'  the best selling album of all time.

​Kendrick Lamar was nominated for 7 GRAMMYs two years ago, but controversially lost to Macklemore in the Rap Album category.

J.Cole, Wiz Khalifa, Fetty Wap, Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake all racked up nominations as well. You can check out the full list 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

 

The GRAMMYs return to L.A.'s Staples Center on Feb. 15, 2016.


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