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2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List

2016 Grammy Awards Nomination List – The 2016 Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. This great ceremony is aimed at recognizing the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which will run from October 1, 2014 to September 30, 2015.

The 2016 edition of the Grammy Awards presentation will mark the first time the ceremony will be held on a Monday, after several years when the awards were presented on Sundays.

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On the list, Taylor Swift and The Weeknd received seven nominations each. Producer Max Martin received the most nominations

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

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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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