Kendrick Lamar Grammy Nominations 2016
Kendrick Lamar Grammy Nominations 2016
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Kendrick Lamar Is Now The Most Grammy-Nominated Hip-Hop Artist In A Single Year

Kendrick Lamar leads the way for the 2016 Grammy nominations with a total of 11.

The Grammys made a single mistake with Kendrick Lamar – and it looks like they will never let it happen again.

TDE’s MVP has made history as the second most Grammy-nominated artist in a single year, as K. Dot snatched up 11 nods for the 2016 award show. Trailing just behind Michael Jackson – who was nominated for 12 gramophones back in 1984 – Kendrick’s polarizing To Pimp A Butterfly album and standout track “Alright” lead the way this year. The Compton rapper is eyeing honors such as Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Rap Album of the Year.

The Weeknd and Taylor Swift follow Kendrick with seven nominations each, as they both compete with the rapper for Album of the Year and Record of the Year. Fetty Wap, Jidenna, Andra Day, Kehlani, The Internet also make noteworthy debuts into the Grammy-nominated club. Nicki Minaj, Drake, Miguel, D’Angelo, Tyrese and Jazmine Sullivan also return to the list for another year.

Peep the 2016 nominees below. The Grammys will air live on Feb 15 from the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

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

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

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 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 Rap Album:
2014 Forest Hills Drive — J. Cole
Compton — Dr. Dre
If Youre Reading This Its Too Late — Drake
To Pimp A Butterfly — Kendrick Lamar
The Pinkprint — Nicki Minaj

Best Music Video:
"LSD" — ASAP Rocky
"I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)" — Dead Weather;
"Alright" — Kendrick Lamar
"Bad Blood" — Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
"Freedom" — Pharrell Williams

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 (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 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 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

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

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