Monday, December 07, 2015

Grammy Nominees

They were announced just minutes ago. The complete list of nominees in all 83 Grammy categories is now posted at Here are the big four categories...

Best New Artist -- Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly and Mehgan Trainor

Record Of The Year -- "Really Love," D'Angelo And The Vanguard (RCA Records); "Uptown Funk," Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars (RCA Records); "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran (Atlantic Records); "Blank Space," Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records); "Can't Feel My Face," The Weeknd (Republic).

Song Of The Year -- "Alright," Kendrick Lamar (Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters); "Blank Space," Taylor Swift (Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters); "Girl Crush," Little Big Town (Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters); "See You Again," Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth (Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters); "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran (Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters)

Album Of The Year: Sound & Color, Alabama Shakes (ATO Records); To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope); Traveller, Chris Stapleton (Mercury Nashville); 1989, Taylor Swift (Big Machine Records); Beauty Behind The Madness, The Weeknd (Republic).