2016 Grammy Awards Winners

2016 Grammy Awards Winners

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2016 Grammy Awards Winners news
2016 Grammy Awards Winners news
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The 2016 Grammy Awards is finally here and several hip-hop and R&B artists are vying for the coveted golden gramophone.

All eyes are on Kendrick Lamar who is up for a whopping 11 nominations including Album of the Year for To Pimp a Butterfly and Best Rap Performance for “Alright.” Following behind him is R&B crooner The Weeknd who garnered seven nominations, including Album of the Year for Beauty Behind the Madness and Record of the Year for “Can’t Feel My Face.”

Fellow Canadian artist racked up five nods, including one for Best Rap Performance for the song, “Back to Back.” Drizzy also stays winning this year as “Energy” is nominated for Best Rap Song and If You’re Reading This Its Too Late gets a nod in the Best Rap Album category.

Fellow Canadian artist Drake racked up five nods, including one for Best Rap Performance for the song, “Back to Back.” Drizzy also stays winning this year as “Energy” is nominated for Best Rap Song and If You’re Reading This Its Too Late gets a nod in the Best Rap Album category.

Other nominees include D’Angelo, Nicki Minaj, Miguel, Jazmine Sullivan, Fetty Wap and J. Cole.

Overall, it’s going to be a big night of winners.

To find out which artists nabbed trophies in their respective categories, refer to our 2016 Grammy Awards winners list below.

Album of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Taylor Swift – 1989
The Weeknd – Beauty Behind the Madness
Chris Stapleton – Traveller
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color

Record of the Year

Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
The Weeknd – “Can’t Feel My Face”
D’Angelo – “Really Love”

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar – “Alright”
Taylor Swift – “Blank Space”
Little Big Town – “Girl Crush”
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth — “See You Again”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Kelly Clarkson — “Heartbeat Song”
Ellie Goulding — “Love Me Like You Do”
Ed Sheeran — “Thinking Out Loud”
Taylor Swift — “Blank Space”
The Weeknd — “Can’t Feel My Face”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Florence + The Machine — “Ship To Wreck”
Maroon 5 — “Sugar”
Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars — “Uptown Funk”
Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar — “Bad Blood”
Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth — “See You Again”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kelly Clarkson — Piece
Florence + The Machine — How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful
Mark Ronson — Uptown Special
Taylor Swift — 1989 — Winner!
James Taylor — Before This World

Best Dance Recording

Above & Beyond Featuring Zoë Johnston — “We’re All We Need”
The Chemical Brothers — “Go”
Flying Lotus Featuring Kendrick Lamar — “Never Catch Me”
Gallants — “Runaway (U & I)”
Skrillex And Diplo With Justin Bieber — “Where Are Ü Now” — Winner!

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

Best R&B Performance

Tamar Braxton — “If I Don’t Have You”
Andra Day — “Rise Up”
Hiatus Kaiyote — “Breathing Underwater”
Jeremih Featuring J. Cole — “Planes”
The Weeknd — “Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey) ”

Best R&B Song

Miguel — “Coffee”
The Weeknd — “Earned It”
Jazmine Sullivan — “Let It Burn”
D’Angelo — “Really Love” — Winner!
Tyrese — “Shame”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Internet — Ego Death
Kehlani — You Should Be Here
Lianne La Havas — Blood
Miguel — Wildheart
The Weeknd — Beauty Behind The Madness

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Lalah Hathaway – “Little Ghetto Boy” — Winner!

Best Rap Album

J. Cole — 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Dr. Dre — Compton
Drake — If Youre Reading This Its Too Late
Kendrick Lamar — To Pimp A Butterfly
Nicki Minaj — The Pinkprint

Best Rap Performance

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

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

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

Best Rap Song

Kanye West — “All Day”
Kendrick Lamar — “Alright”
Drake — “Energy”
Common & John Legend — “Glory”
Fetty Wap — “Trap Queen”

Best Gospel Album

Karen Clark Sheard — Destined To Win (Live)
Dorinda Clark-Cole — Living It
Tasha Cobbs — One Place Live
Israel & Newbreed — Covered: Alive Is Asia [Live] (Deluxe) — Winner!
Jonathan McReynolds — Life Music: Stage Two

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Diplo
Larry Klein
Blake Mills

Best Music Film

James Brown — Mr. Dynamite: The Rise Of James Brown
Foo Fighters — Sonic Highways
Nina Simone — What Happened, Miss Simone?
Roger Water — The Wall
Amy Winehouse – Amy — Winner!

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