Kendrick Lamar Leads GRAMMY Nominations

On February 15, 2016 the GRAMMYs will hold their 58th annual ceremony and this morning, we received the nominations for the artists who will have a chance to win. From the West Coast, Kendrick Lamar holds the lead with 11 total nominations! Hit the jump for the all the nominations and see who else was nominated from the West Coast.

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 (songwriter’s award):

“Alright,” Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams
“Blank Space,” Max Martin, Shellback and Taylor Swift
“Girl Crush,” Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna and Liz Rose
“See You Again,” Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth and Cameron Thomaz
“Thinking Out Loud,” Ed Sheeran and Amy Wadge

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

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

Best Rap Performance

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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

Best Rap Song

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

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

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

Dance Recording

“We’re All We Need,” Above & Beyond featuring Zoe Johnston
“Go,” the Chemical Brothers
“Never Catch Me,” Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Runaway (U & I),” Galantis
“Where Are U Now,” Skrillex and Diplo with Justin Bieber

Dance/Electronic Album

“Our Love,” Caribou
“Born in the Echoes,” the Chemical Brothers
“Caracal,” Disclosure
“In Colour,” Jamie XX
“Skrillex and Diplo Present Jack U,” Skrillex and Diplo