Entertainment Grammy nominations 2016: Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Kendrick Lamar, more By NEWSDAY.COM STAFF Updated December 7, 2015 10:34 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The 2016 Grammy Award nominees have been announced -- rapper Kendrick Lamar is leading the pack with 11 nominations and not far behind is Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, each with seven nominations. Find out what other artists are nominated in each of the major categories for the 58th annual Grammy Awards to be held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 15, 2016. The awards will broadcast on CBS from 8 to 11:30 p.m. RECORD OF THE YEAR Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevork Djansezian NOMINEES: "Really Love," D'Angelo and the Vanguard; "Uptown Funk," Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars; "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheehan; "Blank Space," Taylor Swift; and "Can't Feel My Face," The Weekend, shown performing on Nov. 15, 2015. ALBUM OF THE YEAR Photo Credit: Getty Images / Dilip Vishwanat NOMINEES: "Sound and Color," Alabama Shakes; "To Pimp a Butterfly," Kendrick Lamar; "Traveller," Chris Stapleton; "Beauty Behind the Madness," The Weeknd; and "1989," Taylor Swift, shown performing on Aug. 22, 2015 in Los Angeles. SONG OF THE YEAR Photo Credit: Bruce Gilbert NOMINEES: "Alright," Kendrick Lamar; "Blank Space," Taylor Swift; "Girl Crush," Little Big Town; "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran; and "See You Again," Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth. The photo of Khalifa is from earlier in 2015. BEST NEW ARTIST Photo Credit: Getty Images for iHeartMedia / Alexander Tamargo NOMINEES: Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly and Meghan Trainor, shown in undated photo. BEST COUNTRY ALBUM Photo Credit: Getty Images / Michael Loccisano NOMINEES: "Montevallo," Sam Hunt; "The Blade," Ashley Monroe; "Pageant Material," Kacey Musgraves; "Traveller," Chris Stapleton; and "Pain Killer," Little Big Town, posing at the CMA Awards on Nov. 4, 2015 in Nashville. BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM Photo Credit: VH1, Getty Images / Mike Coppola NOMINEES: "Ego Death," The Internet; "You Should Be Here," Kehlani; "Blood," Lianne La Havas; "Beauty Behind the Madness," The Weeknd; and "Wildheart," by Miguel, shown in an undated photo. BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM Photo Credit: Getty Images / Cassandra Hannagan NOMINEES: "Piece by Piece," Kelly Clarkson; "Uptown Special," Mark Ronson; "1989," Taylor Swift; "Before This World," James Taylor; and "How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful," Florence + The Machine. This is Florence Welch from Florence + The Machine in concert on June 5, 2015 in Randalls Island Park, New York Harbor. BEST R&B ALBUM Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter NOMINEES: "Black Messiah," D'Angelo and the Vanguard; "Cheers to the Fall," Andra Day; "Reality Show," Jazmine Sullivan; "Forever Charlie," Charlie Wilson; and "Coming Home," Leon Bridges in an undated photo. BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE Photo Credit: Getty Images / Kevin Winter NOMINEES: "Love Me Like You Do," Ellie Goulding; "Thinking Out Loud," Ed Sheeran; "Blank Space," Taylor Swift; "Can't Feel My Face," The Weeknd; and "Heartbeat Song" Kelly Clarkson, in undated photo. By NEWSDAY.COM STAFF Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Save the dates: 2019 award show calendar Let the streaming begin. Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominees with 11 nodsThe Weeknd and Taylor Swift did well, too. 16 concerts you'll be spending your paycheck on next yearHere's who to see around the city. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.