Nominees announced for 2016 Grammy Awards
The nominations for the 58th Grammy Awards were announced Monday morning, and Taylor Swift and Kendrick Lamar were among the picks for the top categories.
The nominees for album of the year are “1989” (Taylor Swift), “Beauty Behind the Madness” (The Weeknd), “To Pimp a Butterfly” (Kendrick Lamar), “Sound + Color” (Alabama Shakes) and “Traveller” (Chris Stapleton).
The nominees for record of the year are “Blank Space” (Taylor Swift), “Uptown Funk!” (Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars), “Thinking Out Loud” (Ed Sheeran), “Can’t Feel My Face” (The Weeknd) and “Really Love” (D’Angelo and the Vanguard).
The nominees for song of the year — a songwriter’s award — are “Thinking Out Loud,” “Blank Space,” “Alright,” “Girl Crush” and “See You Again.”
The nominees for best new artist are Sam Hunt, Meghan Trainor, James Bay, Tori Kelly and Courtney Barnett.
The Grammys will be held February 15. The show will air from Los Angeles’ Staples Center on CBS.