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Check Out The 2016 Grammy Nominees

What an impressive list of nominees for 2016!

The Grammys are the biggest award in music every year and every singer wants to win that trophy. The upcoming 58th Grammy Awards will be held on Feb. 15, 2016 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The live CBS broadcast will be from 8-11:30pm (ET/PT). Kendrick Lamar and Taylor Swift once again are sweeping the competition however stars like Ed Sheeran and The Weeknd are doing well in nominations as well. Check out the list below and see which one of your favorite stars made the cut!

Album of the Year

Alabama Shakes, Sound and Color
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Taylor Swift, 1989
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Record of the Year

D'Angelo and the Vanguard, Really Love
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk
Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud
Taylor Swift, Blank Space
The Weeknd, Can't Feel my Face

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar, Alright
Taylor Swift, Blank Space
Little Big Town, Girl Crush
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, See You Again
Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud

Best New Artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Best Pop Solo Performance

Kelly Clarkson, Heartbeat Song
Ellie Goulding, Love Me Like You Do
Ed Sheeran, Thinking Out Loud
Taylor Swift, Blank Space
The Weeknd, Can't Feel My Face

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Florence + The Machine, Ship to Wreck
Maroon 5, Sugar
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars, Uptown Funk
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, Bad Blood
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, See You Again

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap, The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern
Bob Dylan, Shadows in the Night
Josh Groban, Stages
Seth MacFarlane, No One Ever Tells You
Barry Manilow (& Various Artists), My Dream Duets

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kelly Clarkson, Piece by Piece
Florence + The Machine, How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Mark Ronson, Uptown Special
Taylor Swift, 1989
James Taylor, Before This World

Best Dance Recording

Above & Beyond feat. Zoë Johnston, We're All We Need
The Chemical Brothers, Go
Flying Lotus feat. Kendrick Lamar, Never Catch Me
Galantis, Runaway (U & I)
Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber, Where Are Ü Now

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes, Don't Wanna Fight
Florence + The Machine, What Kind Of Man
Foo Fighters, Something From Nothing
Elle King, Ex's & Oh's
Wolf Alice, Moaning Lisa Smile

Best Alternative Music Album

Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color
Björk, Vulnicura
My Morning Jacket, The Waterfall
Tame Impala, Currents
Wilco, Star Wars

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Internet, Ego Death
Kehlani, You Should Be Here
Lianne La Havas, Blood
Miguel, Wildheart
The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Best Rap Album

J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Dr. Dre, Compton
Drake, If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly
Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Best Country Album

Sam Hunt, Montevallo
Little Big Town, Pain Killer
Ashley Monroe, The Blade
Kacey Musgraves, Pageant Material
Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Joey Alexander, My Favorite Things
Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective, Breathless
Robert Glasper & The Robert Glasper Trio, Covered: Recorded Live at Capitol Studios
Jimmy Greene, Beautiful Life
John Scofield, Past Present

Best Gospel Album

Karen Clark Sheard, Destined to Win (Live)
Dorinda Clark-Cole, Living It
Tasha Cobbs, One Place Live
Israel & Newbreed, Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live] (Deluxe)
Jonathan McReynolds, Life Music: Stage Two

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Jason Crabb, Whatever the Road
Lauren Daigle, How Can It Be
Matt Maher, Saints and Sinners
Tobymac, This Is Not a Test
Chris Tomlin, Love Ran Red

Best Latin Pop Album

Pablo Alborán, Terral
Alex Cuba, Healer
Ricky Martin, A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition)
Alejandro Sanz, Sirope
Julieta Venegas, Algo Sucede

Best Americana Album

Brandi Carlile, The Firewatcher's Daughter
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, The Traveling Kind
Jason Isbell, Something More Than Free
The Mavericks, Mono
Punch Brothers, The Phosphorescent Blues

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Caribou, Our Love
The Chemical Brothers, Born in the Echoes
Disclosure, Caracal
Jamie XX, In Colour
Skrillex and Diplo, Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack Ü

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Bill Frisell, Guitar in the Space Age!
Wouter Kellerman, Love Language
Marcus Miller, Afrodeezia
Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest, Sylva
Kirk Whalum, The Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter IV

Best Metal Performance

August Burns Red, Identity
Cirice, Ghost
Lamb of God, 512
Sevendust, Thank You
Slipknot, Custer

Best Rock Song

Alabama Shakes, Don't Wanna Fight
Elle King, Ex's & Oh's
James Bay, Hold Back the River
Highly Suspect, Lydia
Florence + the Machine, What Kind of Man

Best Rock Album

James Bay, Chaos and the Calm
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi
Highly Suspect, Mister Asylum
Muse, Drones
Slipknot, .5: The Gray Chapter

Best R&B Performance

Tamar Braxton, If I Don't Have You
Andra Day, Rise Up
Hiatus Kaiyote, Breathing Underwater
Jeremih feat. J. Cole, Planes
The Weeknd, Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Faith Evans, He Is
Lalah Hathaway, Little Ghetto Boy
Jazmine Sullivan, Let It Burn
Tyrese, Shame
Charlie Wilson, My Favorite Part of You

Best R&B Song

Miguel, Coffee
The Weeknd, Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)
Jazmine Sullivan, Let It Burn
D'Angelo and The Vanguard, Really Love
Tyrese, Shame

Best R&B Album

Leon Bridges, Coming Home
D'Angelo and the Vanguard, Black Messiah
Andra Day, Cheers to the Fall
Jazmine Sullivan, Reality Show
Charlie Wilson, Forever Charlie

Best Rap Performance

J. Cole, Apparently
Drake, Back to Back
Fetty Wap, Trap Queen
Kendrick Lamar, Alright
Nicki Minaj feat. Drake & Lil Wayne, Truffle Butter
Kanye West feat. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney, All Day

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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

Best Rap Song

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

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne, Stay a Little Longer
Joey + Rory, If I Needed You
Charles Kelley, Dierks Bentley & Eric Paslay, The Driver
Little Big Town, Girl Crush
Blake Shelton feat. Ashley Monroe, Lonely Tonight

Best Country Song

Lee Ann Womack, Chances Are
Tim McGraw, Diamond Rings And Old Barstools
Little Big Town, Girl Crush
Brandy Clark, Hold My Hand
Chris Stapleton, Traveller

Best Country Solo Performance

Cam, Burning House
Chris Stapleton, Traveller
Carrie Underwood, Little Toy Guns
Keith Urban, John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16
Lee Ann Womack, Chances Are

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Empire: Season 1
Fifty Shades of Grey
Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me
Pitch Perfect 2
Selma

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

The Weeknd, Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Common & John Legend, Glory
Ellie Goulding, Love Me Like You Do
Wiz Khalifa feat. Charlie Puth, See You Again
Lady Gaga, Til It Happens to You

Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Birdman
The Imitation Game
Interstellar
The Theory of Everything
Whiplash

Best Music Video

A$AP Rocky, LSD
The Dead Weather, I Feel Love
Kendrick Lamar, Alright
Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar, Bad Blood
Pharrell Williams, Freedom

Best Music Film

Foo Fighters, Sonic Highways
James Brown, Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown
Nina Simone, What Happened, Miss Simone
Roger Waters, The Wall
Amy Winehouse, Amy
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They better have eminem
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Alabama Shakes best album
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I love love love Alabama Shakes!!! @Eclare :D
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