Congratulations to all the nominees for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®

Congratulations to all the nominees, we salute you and you contributions to music. On December 7th 2015 the long awaited nominees we announced by The Recording Academy® for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. The very prestigious peer based awards honors the best of its music creators and contributors including producers, engineers, songwriters, recording artists and composers.

Grammy Awards

The official award ceremony which celebrates excellence in music will take place live Monday, February 16th 2016 from 8- 11:30 pm (ET) at The STAPLES center in Los Angeles, California and be broadcast on CBS where we can “Witness Greatness.”

There are 83 categories in which a diverse selection of talented artists and music creators are represented. Leading the pack this year with the most nominations is Compton’s own Kendrick Lamar with 11 and The Weeknd and Taylor Swift coming in next with seven nominations each followed closely by Drake with five. More of our favorite artists up for an award in 2016 are Pharrell Williams, Jah Cure, Barrington Levy, Diplo, Kanye West, Jidenna, Luciano, Morgan Heritage, Nicki Minaj and Tyrese.


Check out some of the categories we are looking forward to see who emerges as the winner in. Its bound to be an exciting night of fun and music. Just how we like it!

Check Out Our Top Ten Category Favorites

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

“Alright” — Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space” — Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush” — Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again” — Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)
Best Dance Recording
“We’re All We Need” — Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston
“Go” — The Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me” — Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I)” — Galantis
“Where Are Ü Now” — Skrillex And Diplo With Justin Bieber
Best Reggae Album

Branches Of The Same Tree – Rocky Dawuni
Label: Cumbancha

The Cure – Jah Cure
Label: VP Records

Acousticalevy – Barrington Levy
Label: Doctor Dread Presents

Zion Awake – Luciano
Label: Vpal Music

Strictly Roots
Morgan Heritage
Label: CTBC Music Group

Best Traditional R&B Performance

He Is – Faith Evans Track from: Incomparable
Label: Prolific Music Group/BMG

Little Ghetto Boy – Lalah Hathaway
Label: Entertainment One/8Th Floor

Let It Burn – Jazmine Sullivan
Track from: Reality Show
Label: RCA Records

Shame – Tyrese
Label: Voltron Recordz


Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

One Man Can Change The World – Big Sean Featuring Kanye West & John Legend
Track from: Dark Sky Paradise
Label: Universal/Def Jam

Glory – Common & John Legend
Label: Def Jam Recordings

Classic Man – Jidenna Featuring Roman GianArthur
Label: Epic Records

These Walls – Kendrick Lamar Featuring Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat
Track from: To Pimp A Butterfly
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath Records/Interscope Records

Only – Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown Track from: The Pinkprint
Label: Young Money/Cash Money

Best Rap Performance

Apparently – J. Cole
Track from: 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Label: Roc Nation/Columbia Records

Back To Back – Drake
Label: Cash Money Records

Trap Queen – Fetty Wap Track from: Fetty Wap
Label: 300 Entertainment/RGF Productions

Alright – Kendrick Lamar
Track from: To Pimp A Butterfly
Label: Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath Records/Interscope Records

Truffle Butter – Nicki Minaj Featuring Drake & Lil Wayne Track from: The Pinkprint
Label: Young Money/Cash Money

All Day – Kanye West Featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney
Label: Def Jam Recordings


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Larry Klein
Blake Mills
Best Music Video

LSD – ASAP Rocky
Dexter Navy, video director; Shin Nishigaki, video producer Label: RCA Records/A$AP Worldwide/Polo Grounds Music

I Feel Love (Every Million Miles) – The Dead Weather Cooper Roberts & Ian Schwartz, video directors; Candice Dragonas & Nathan Scherrer, video producers Label: Third Man Records

Alright – Kendrick Lamar The Little Homies & Colin Tilley, video directors; Brandon Bonfiglio, Dave Free, Andrew Lerios & Luga Podesta, video producers Label: Aftermath Records/Interscope Records

Bad Blood – Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar Joseph Kahn, video director; Ron Morhoff, video producer Label: Big Machine Records

Freedom – Pharrell Williams Paul Hunter, video director; Candice Dragonas & Nathan Scherrer, video producers Label: Columbia

Who do you think will win big in 2016?
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