2016 Grammy nominations announced

Nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced.

Kendrick Lamar leads the pack, earning 11 nominations for the awards which will air February 15, 2016.

Taylor Swift continues to dominate, with seven nominations including nods for Record of the Year (“Blank Space”), Song of the Year (“Blank Space”) and Album of the Year (1989).


The Weeknd is tied with the pop princess, also with seven nominations.

A number of Aussie acts are also up for awards – ARIA winner Courtney Barnett received a nomination for Best New Artist, Tame Impala will battle it out for best alternative album,  Melbourne’s Hiatus Kaiyote will fight it out in the best R&B performance category and Keith Urban will be looking for a Best Country Solo Performance win.

You can find the full list of nominees here.