2016 Grammy Nominations


Credit: Ken Goldfield via New York Daily News

Micah Tolton, Newspaper Staff

The Grammy’s are officially right around the corner and the nominations are out. On CBS at 8:15 am, Alicia Keys— 15-time Grammy winner, announced revealed the artist who have been nominated. A few minutes later, the entire nomination list was out to the public. As expected, Taylor Swift was nominated for several categories alongside Mark Ronson, Ed Sheeran, and The Weeknd.

Here are the nominations for the popular categories:

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
Song of the Year-
Kendrick Lamar, “Alright”
Taylor Swift, “Blank Space”
Little Big Town, “Girl Crush”
Wiz Kahifa feat. Charlie Puth, “See You Again”
Ed Sheeran, “Thinking Out Loud”
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”
Best New Artist-
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

The 2016 Grammy Awards can be seen Sunday, February 8 at 8/7c on CBS.