2015 Grammy nominations released, Canadian artist The Weeknd nets seven
DH Vancouver StaffDec 07, 2015 1:03 pm
The nominees for the the 2015 Grammy Awards have been released. Hip-hop virtuoso and golden boy Kendrick Lamar came out on top, netting 11 nominations including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Best Dance Recording, and Best Rap Performance.
Canadian artist – and recent Vancouver visitor – The Weeknd netted seven nominations, including Album of the Year for Beauty Behind the Madness, Record of the Year with “Can’t Feel My Face”, and Best R&B Performance with “Earned It” from the Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack.
Justin Bieber got a tip of the hat this year for Best Dance Recording with “Where Are Ü Now,” his collaboration with Diplo and Skrillex.
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)