2016 Grammy Nominations Annouced: Kendrick Lamar Receives 11 Nominations


Kendrick Lamar earned 11 nominations for the 2016 Grammys, both Taylor Swift and The Weeknd tie for second with 7 nominations apiece. Dr. Dre’s “Compton” get the place for Best Rap Album. See the full list of nominations received by Kendrick Lamar and Doc below:


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 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 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 Rap Performance 

Apparently – J. Cole 
Back To Back – Drake 
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
Aright – 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 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) – The Dead Weather
Alright – Kendrick Lamar 
Bad Blood – Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar 
Freedom – Pharrell Williams 

See the full list of nominations here