These Are The Nominations For The 2016 Grammy Awards

Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, and The Weeknd grabbed the most nominations.

December 07, 2015

The 58th Grammy Awards are scheduled to air on Monday February 15, 2016 at 8 p.m. EST on CBS and the nominations are rolling out this morning. Kendrick Lamar leads the pack with 11 nominations, while Taylor Swift and The Weeknd netted seven noms for their work this year. And always there are a few surprises in the big categories, including a nomination for Chris Stapleton for Album Of The Year and D'Angelo's absence in the same category.

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Remember: to be nominated, a song or album must have been released between October 1, 2014 and September 30, 2015. So you won't be seeing any Adele sweep this year.

Here are the nominees for the night's biggest awards, a full list of nominees can be found here.

Best New Artist

Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor
Sam Hunt

Record Of The Year

D'Angelo and The Vanguard, "Really Love"
Mark Ronson f. 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 f. Charlie Puth, "See You Again"
Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"

Album Of The Year

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

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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 Country Album

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

Best Rock Album

James Bay, Chaos And The Calm
Death Cab for Cutie, Kintsugi
Highly Suspect, Mister Asylum
Muse, Drones
Slipknot, The Gray Chapter

Best Rap Performance

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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

Best Rap Song

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

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Best Rap Album

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

Best Alternative Music Album

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

Best R&B Performance

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

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 Dance Recording

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


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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 Music Video

ASAP Rocky, "LSD"
The Dead Weather, "I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)"
Kendrick Lamar, "Alright"
Taylor Swift f. Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood"
Pharrell Williams, "Freedom"

These Are The Nominations For The 2016 Grammy Awards