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Grammy Nominations List 2016

Get Ready for the 2016 Grammys With the Full List of Nominees

Award season isn't just about movies — the music industry is also getting its due, with the Grammy Awards taking place on Feb. 15. The nominations were announced in December, and to the surprise of no one, Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran dominated, but there are also some incredible new names in there, like The Weeknd and James Bay, while Kendrick Lamar also walked away with multiple nods. Confused about why Adele isn't dominating every single category? 25 didn't come out in time for this year's awards. Check out the full list below!

BEST NEW ARTIST
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

RECORD OF THE YEAR
"Really Love" by D'Angelo and The Vanguard
"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars
"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran
"Blank Space" by Taylor Swift
"Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd

SONG OF THE YEAR
"Alright" by Kendrick Lamar
"Blank Space" by Taylor Swift
"Girl Crush" by Little Big Town
"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth
"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes
To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar
Traveller by Chris Stapleton
1989 by Taylor Swift
Beauty Behind the Madness by The Weeknd

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

"Heartbeat Song" by Kelly Clarkson
"Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding
"Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran

"Blank Space" by Taylor Swift

"Can't Feel My Face" by The Weeknd

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

"Ship to Wreck" by Florence + the Machine

"Sugar" by Maroon 5

"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars

"Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

Piece by Piece by Kelly Clarkson

How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful by Florence + the Machine

Uptown Special by Mark Ronson

1989 by Taylor Swift

Before This World by James Taylor

BEST DANCE RECORDING

"We're All We Need" by Above & Beyond featuring Zoë Johnston

"Go" by The Chemical Brothers

"Never Catch Me" by Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar

"Runaway (U & I)" by Galantis

"Where Are Ü Now" by Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

BEST DANCE ALBUM

Our Love by Caribou

Born in the Echoes by The Chemical Brothers

Caracal by Disclosure

In Colour by Jamie xx

Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü by Skrillex and Diplo

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

"Don't Wanna Fight" by Alabama Shakes

"What Kind of Man" by Florence + the Machine

"Something from Nothing" by Foo Fighters

"Ex's & Oh's" by Elle King

"Moaning Lisa Smile" by Wolf Alice

BEST ROCK SONG

"Don't Wanna Fight" by Alabama Shakes

"Ex's & Oh's" by Elle King

"Hold Back the River" by James Bay

"Lydia" by Highly Suspect

"What Kind of Man" by Florence + the Machine

BEST ROCK ALBUM

Chaos and the Calm by James Bay

Kintsugi by Death Cab for Cutie

Mister Asylum by Highly Suspect

Drones by Muse

.5: The Gray Chapter by Slipknot

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

Sound & Color by Alabama Shakes

Vulnicura by Björk

The Waterfall by My Morning Jacket

Currents by Tame Impala

Star Wars by Wilco

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

"If I Don't Have You" by Tamar Braxton

"Rise Up" by Andra Day

"Breathing Underwater" by Hiatus Kaiyote

"Planes" by Jeremih featuring J. Cole

"Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" by The Weeknd

BEST R&B SONG

"Coffee" by Miguel

"Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)" by The Weeknd

"Let It Burn" by Jazmine Sullivan

"Really Love" by D'Angelo and The Vanguard

"Shame" by Tyrese

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE

"Apparently" by J. Cole

"Back to Back" by Drake

"Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap

"Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

"Truffle Butter" by Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne

"All Day" by Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, and Paul McCartney

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION

"Only Man Can Change the World" by Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend

"Glory" by Common and John Legend

"Classic Man" by Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur

"These Walls" by Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise, and Thundercat

"Only" by Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne, and Chris Brown

BEST RAP SONG

"All Day" by Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom, and Paul McCartney

"Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

"Energy" by Drake

"Glory" by Common and John Legend

"Trap Queen" by Fetty Wap

BEST RAP ALBUM

2014 Forest Hills Drive by J. Cole

Compton by Dr. Dre

If You're Reading This It's Too Late by Drake

To Pimp a Butterfly by Kendrick Lamar

The Pinkprint by Nicki Minaj

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE

"Burning House" by Cam

"Traveller" by Chris Stapleton

"Little Toy Guns" by Carrie Underwood

"John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16" by Keith Urban

"Chances Are" by Lee Ann Womack

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

"Stay a Little Longer" by Brothers Osborne

"If I Needed You" by Joey+Rory

"The Driver" by Charles Kelly, Dierks Bentley, and Eric Paslay

"Girl Crush" by Little Big Town

"Lonely Tonight" by Blake Shelton featuring Ashley Monroe

BEST COUNTRY SONG

"Chances Are" by Lee Ann Womack

"Diamond Rings and Old Barstools" by Tim McGraw

"Girl Crush" by Little Big Town

"Hold My Hand" by Brandy Clark

"Traveller" by Chris Stapleton

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Montevallo by Sam Hunt

Pain Killer by Little Big Town

The Blade by Ashley Monroe

Pageant Material by Kacey Musgraves

Traveller by Chris Stapleton

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM

An American in Paris, Original Broadway Cast

Fun Home, Original Broadway Cast

Hamilton, Original Broadway Cast

The King & I, 2015 Broadway Cast

Something Rotten!, Original Broadway Cast

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 SCORE SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

Birdman, Antonio Sanchez

The Imitation Game, Alexandre Desplat

Interstellar, Hans Zimmer

The Theory of Everything, Jóhann Jóhannsson

Whiplash, Justin Hurwitz

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA

"Earned It" by The Weeknd

"Glory" by Common and John Legend

"Love Me Like You Do" by Ellie Goulding

"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth

"Till It Happens to You" by Lady Gaga

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NONCLASSICAL

Jeff Bhasker

Dave Cobb

Diplo

Larry Klein

Blake Mills

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

"LSD" by A$AP Rocky

"I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)" by The Dead Weather

"Alright" by Kendrick Lamar

"Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar

"Freedom" by Pharrell Williams

BEST MUSIC FILM

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown


Sonic Highways


What Happened, Miss Simone?


The Wall


Amy

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