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And The 2016 Grammy Nominations Are…

you can thank J.Good December 7, 2015 0 comments

2016 Grammy Nominations

Snub Season.

Yep its that time again. The 2016 Grammy nominations are here and although we all know that the formula for winning can at times be skewed, its always good to see hip-hop heavily represented at The Grammys. This year Kendrick Lamar leads the way with 11 nominations for his album To Pimp A Butterfly LP and other features. The only question now is how many will he get snubbed from. In the meantime check out a few of the categories and nominees that we pulled out below. (That Best Rap Album category though)

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 (Songwriter’s Award):

“Alright,” Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams
“Blank Space,” Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift
“Girl Crush,” Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose
“See You Again,” Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz
“Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge

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

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 Rap Performance:

“Apparently,” J. Cole
“Back To Back,” Drake
“Trap Queen,”¬†Fetty Wap
“Alright,” Kendrick Lamar
“Truffle Butter,” Nicki Minaj f. Drake & Lil Wayne
“All Day,” Kanye West f. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:

“One Man Can Change The World,” Big Sean f. Kanye West & John Legend
“Glory,” Common & John Legend
“Classic Man,” Jidenna f. Roman GianArthur
“These Walls,” Kendrick Lamar f. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
“Only,” Nicki Minaj f. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown

Best Rap Song:

“All Day,” Kanye West f. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney
“Alright,” Kendrick Lamar
“Energy,” Drake
“Glory,” Common & John Legend
“Trap Queen,” Fetty Wap

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