Kendrick Lamar Dominate The Grammys With 11 Nominations

Kendrick Lamar is going down in history as one of the greatest rappers of all time.

The Compton emcee has had a phenomenal year and he just capped it off with 11 Grammy nominations. This put him well ahead of the pack with Taylor Swift and The Weeknd getting 7 nominations for the 2016 Grammys. Drake also received five nods.

Wale Blast Kendrick Lamar Says Grammy Nomination Getting To His Head

Kendrick Lamar created history when he became the first rapper to receive 11 Grammy nominations in one year and became the third artists with the most nods in a single year.

K-Dot received a nomination for the covetous title of Album of the Year for To Pimp a Butterfly will. He is going up against Taylor Swift’s 1989, Alabama Shakes’ Sound & Color, Chris Stapleton’s Traveller, and The Weeknd’s Beauty Behind the Madness.

Perhaps this is the Grammys was of making it up with Kendrick Lamar who has been snubbed in the past and also loose out on a Grammy to Macklemore who himself admitted that K-Dot deserved that Grammy.

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards full nominations:

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

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

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

BEST NEW ARTIST
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

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

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

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Piece By Piece – Kelly Clarkson
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful – Florence + The Machine
Uptown Special – Mark Ronson
1989 – Taylor Swift
Before This World – James Taylor

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 DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM
Our Love – Caribou
Born In The Echoes – The Chemical Brothers
Caracal – Disclosure
In Colour – Jamie XX
Skrillex And Diplo Present Jack Ü – Skrillex And Diplo

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

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“He Is” – Faith Evans
“Little Ghetto Boy” – Lalah Hathaway
“Let It Burn” – Jazmine Sullivan
“Shame” – Tyrese
“My Favorite Part Of You” – Charlie Wilson

BEST R&B SONG
“Coffee” – Miguel
“Earned It” – The Weeknd
“Let It Burn” – Jazmine Sullivan
“Really Love” – D’Angelo And The Vanguard
“Shame” – Tyrese

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

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

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

BEST RAP SONG
“All Day” – Kanye West Featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney)
“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar
“Energy” – Drake
“Glory” – Common & John Legend
“Trap Queen” – Fetty Wap

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 COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
Empire: Season 1 – Various Artists
Fifty Shades Of Grey – Various Artists
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me – Various Artists
Pitch Perfect 2 – Various Artists
Selma – Various Artists

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“Earned It” – The Weeknd
“Glory” – Common & John Legend
“Love Me Like You Do” – Ellie Goulding
“See You Again” – Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth
“Til It Happens To You” – Lady Gaga

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jeff Bhasker
Dave Cobb
Diplo
Larry Klein
Blake Mills

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“LSD” – ASAP Rocky
“I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)” – The Dead Weather
“Alright” – Kendrick Lamar
“Bad Blood” – Taylor Swift Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Freedom” – Pharrell Williams

Get the full 2016 Grammy list here.