Congrats to Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who have all earned top nominations for the 2016 Grammy Awards. The complete list of nominations were announced Monday morning, with Lamar snagging 11, including album of the year for “To Pimp a Butterfly” and song of the year for “Alright.” See the top categories for the Grammy Awards.
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.
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.
Best new artist: Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly, Meghan Trainor.
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