Kendrick Lamar Leads 2016 Grammy Nominations  was originally published on hellobeautiful.com

1. Best Rap Song

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”

2. Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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”

3. Best Rap Performance

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”

4. Best Rap Performance

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”

5. Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Empire: Season 1

Fifty Shades of Grey

Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me

Pitch Perfect 2

Selma

6. Best R&B Album

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

7. Best R&B Song

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”

8. Album of the Year

Album of the Year

9. Record of the Year

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

10. Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

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”

11. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“Ship to Wreck,” Florence + The Machine

“Sugar,” Maroon 5

“Uptown Funk,” Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars

“Bad Blood,” Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar

“See You Again,” Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth

12. Best Urban Contemporary Album

Best Urban Contemporary Album

“Ego Death,” The Internet

“You Should Be Here,” Kehlani

“Blood,” Lianne La Havas

“Wildheart,” Miguel

“Beauty Behind the Madness,” The Weeknd

13. Best R&B Album

Best R&B Album

“Coming Home,” Leon Bridges

“Black Messiah,” D’Angelo and The Vanguard

“Cheers to the Fall,” Andra Day

“Reality Show,” Jazmine Sullivan

“Forever Charlie,” Charlie Wilson

14. Best Music Video

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”

15. Best R&B Performance

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)”

16. Best Rap Album

Best Rap Album

“2014 Forest Hills Drive,” J. Cole

“Compton,” Dr. Dre

“If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late,” Drake

“To Pimp a Butterfly,” Kendrick Lamar

“The Pinkprint,” Nicki Minaj

17. Best Traditional R&B Performance

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”

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