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The Grammy Awards of 2016

Matthew Kim, Entertainment Writer

The Grammy Awards come around once a year to acknowledge outstanding achievements in the music industry. Much like the Emmy Awards for television and the Academy Awards for motion pictures, people wait expectantly to see who takes home the most prestigious awards such as Record of The Year or Album of The Year. In each of the 83 categories, 1 out of around 3 to 5 nominees are chosen for that specific category award. Here are a few of those categories with their respective nominees. This year’s show will be held on February 15, 2016, who do you think is going to win in each respective category?

Record of the Year

  1. Song: Really Love

Artist: D’Angelo And The Vanguard

Track from: Black Messiah

  1. Song: Uptown Funk

Artist: Mark Ronson (ft. Bruno Mars)

Track from: Uptown Special

  1. Song: Thinking Out Loud

Artist: Ed Sheeran

Track from: X

  1. Song: Blank Space

Artist: Taylor Swift

Track from: 1989

  1. Song: Can’t Feel My Face

Artist: The Weeknd

Track from: Beauty Behind the Madness

 

Best Music Video

  1. Song: LSD

Artist: ASAP Rocky

Track from: At. Long. Last. ASAP

  1. Song: I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)

Artist: The Dead Weather

Track from: Dodge and Burn

  1. Song: Alright

Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Track from: To Pimp a Butterfly

  1. Song: Bad Blood

Artist: Taylor Swift (ft. Kendrick Lamar)

Track from: 1989

  1. Song: Freedom

Artist: Pharrell Williams

Track from: De Maxx – Long Player 35

 

Song of the Year

  1. Song: Alright

Artist: Kendrick Lamar

Track from: To Pimp a Butterfly

  1. Song: Blank Space

Artist: Taylor Swift

Track from: 1989

  1. Song: Girl Crush

Artist: Little Big Town

Track from: Pain Killer

  1. Song: See You Again

Artist: Wiz Khalifa (ft. Charlie Puth)

Track from: Furious 7: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

  1. Song: Thinking Out Loud

Artist: Ed Sheeran

Track from: X

 

Best New Artist

  1. Artist: Courtney Barnett

Label Company: Mom + Pop Music

  1. Artist: James Bay

Label Company: Republic Records

  1. Artist: Sam Hunt

Label Company: MCA Nashville

  1. Artist: Tori Kelly

Label Company: Capitol Records

  1. Artist: Meghan Trainer

Label Company: Epic Records

 

 

 

 

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