*Kendrick Lamar was nominated for 11 Grammy Awards this morning, leading the list of nominees for the 58th annual ceremony to take place Monday, Feb. 15, 2016 on CBS.
Taylor Swift and The Weeknd each earned seven nominations. Drake scored five nominations. Lamar, Swift and The Weeknd will face off in the category of album of the year, going up against Alabama Shakes and Chris Stapleton.
Swift’s “Blank Space” is also up for record of the year, as is The Weeknd’s “Can’t Feel My Face.” They’re up against D’Angelo and the Vanguard’s “Really Love”; “Uptown Funk,” from Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars; and Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.”
Lamar and Swift will also vie for the song of the year Grammy, with Lamar’s “Alright” going up against Swift’s “Blank Space.” Other nominees in the category, which awards the songwriter, are Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush,” Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “See You Again” and Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud.”
The Weeknd’s “Earned It” is up for best R&B performance, best R&B song and best song written for visual media. Meanwhile, Dr. Dre’s Straight Outta Compton-inspired release “Compton” is up for best rap album.
The best new artist nominees are Courtney Barnett, James Bay, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly and Meghan Trainor.
Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth’s “Furious 7” soundtrack hit “See You Again” scored three nominations, including ones for song of the year, best pop duo/group performance and best song written for visual media.
Amy Poehler is up for best spoken word album for the audio book of Yes Please. Other nominees in that category are Patti Smith (Blood On Snow), Dick Cavett (Brief Encounters), Jimmy Carter (A Full Life) and Janis Ian & Jean Smart (Patience and Sarah). In the category of best comedy album, Louis C.K.’s Live at Madison Square Garden is up against Lisa Lampanelli’s Back to the Drawing Board, Wyatt Cenac’s Brooklyn, Jay Mohr’s Happy. And A Lot. and Craig Ferguson’s Just Being Honest.
The first batch of nominees was announced on CBS This Morning with the full list released later on Monday.