The 2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List | 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards Nominees

2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List Finally the 2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List have been released and the 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony will be holding Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California United States Of America. For those who do not know the purpose of this ceremony, i will be glad to share it with you.  The sole aim is at recognizing the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which will run from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

Actually, this is the first time this the 2016 edition of the Grammy Awards presentation will be holding on a Monday, after several years when the awards were actually presented on Sundays.

According to the list, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd received seven nominations each. Producer Max Martin received the most nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List

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 DANCE RECORDING

“We’re All We Need” – Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston
“Go” – The Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me” – Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I)” – Galantis
“Where Are Ü Now” – Skrillex And Diplo With Justin Bieber

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM

Our Love – Caribou
Born In The Echoes – The Chemical Brothers
Caracal – Disclosure
In Colour – Jamie XX
Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü – Skrillex And Diplo

BEST 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

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” – 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 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 COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

Empire: Season 1 – Various Artists
Fifty Shades Of Grey – Various Artists
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me – Various Artists
Pitch Perfect 2 – Various Artists
Selma – Various Artists

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BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA

“Earned It” – The Weeknd
“Glory” – Common & John Legend
“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
“Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL

Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Diplo
Larry Klein
Blake Mills

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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