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2016 Grammy nominees

Published 11:00 AM ET, Mon December 7, 2015
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Rapper Kendrick Lamar leads the nominations for the 58th annual Grammy Awards with 11 nods, including album of the year for "To Pimp a Butterfly." Also nominated are "Sound & Color" by Alabama Shakes, "Traveller" by Chris Stapleton, "1989" by Taylor Swift and "Beauty Behind the Madness " by the Weeknd. Bennett Raglin/Getty Images
"Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars is up for record of the year as well as "Really Love" by D'Angelo and the Vanguard, "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran, "Blank Space" by Taylor Swift and "Can't Feel My Face" by the Weeknd. Dana Edelson/NBC/Getty Images
Taylor Swift's "Blank Space" is competing for song of the year against "Alright" by Kendrick Lamar, "Girl Crush" by Little Big Town, "See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth and "Thinking Out Loud" by Ed Sheeran. Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images
Meghan Trainor is vying for best new artist against Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt and Tori Kelly. Kevin Winter/Getty Images
"See You Again" by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth, left, is in the running for best pop duo/group performance. The pair are competing against "Ship to Wreck" by Florence + the Machine, "Sugar" by Maroon 5, "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars and "Bad Blood" by Taylor Swift featuring Kendrick Lamar.
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Diplo, left, Skrillex, center, and Justin Bieber are nominated for best dance recording for Bieber's single "Where Are Ü Now." "We're All We Need" by Above & Beyond featuring Zoë Johnston, "Go" by the Chemical Brothers, "Never Catch Me" by Flying Lotus featuring Kendrick Lamar and "Runaway (U & I)" by Galantis are also nominated.
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The Foo Fighters are up for best rock performance for "Something From Nothing," as are Alabama Shakes for "Don't Wanna Fight," Florence + the Machine for "What Kind of Man," Elle King for "Ex's & Oh's" and Wolf Alice for "Moaning Lisa Smile."
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Best alternative music album will be decided between "Sound & Color" by Alabama Shakes (singer-guitarist Brittany Howard, above), "Vulnicura" by Björk, "The Waterfall" by My Morning Jacket, "Currents" by Tame Impala and "Star Wars" by Wilco.
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"Beauty Behind the Madness" by the Weeknd is up for best urban contemporary album. Also nominated are "Ego Death" by the Internet, "You Should Be Here" by Kehlani, "Blood" by Lianne La Havas and "Wildheart" by Miguel.
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Drake gets a nod for best rap album for "If Youre Reading This Its Too Late." Also nominated are "2014 Forest Hills Drive" by J. Cole, "Compton" by Dr. Dre, "To Pimp a Butterfly" by Kendrick Lamar and "The Pinkprint" by Nicki Minaj.
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The best country album field includes "Montevallo" by Sam Hunt, above, "Pain Killer" by Little Big Town, "The Blade" by Ashley Monroe, "Pageant Material" by Kacey Musgraves and "Traveller" by Chris Stapleton. Rick Diamond/Getty Images