Tuesday, December 8, 2015

2016 Grammy Nominees

2016 Grammy Nominees

15-time Grammy-Award winner Alicia Keys just helped announce the nominees for the 2016 Grammy Awards. The Awards will be held on February 15, 2016. Alicia Keys and many nominees have music on the Freegal site. The nominees that you can access with your library card are:

Record of The Year
·      “Really Love” by D’Angelo & The Vanguard
·      “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars

Best New Artist
·      Courtney Barnett
·      Megan Trainor

Best Pop/Duo Performance

·      “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
·      “The Silver Lining” by Tony Bennett & Bill Charlap
·      “Shadows In The Night” by Bob Dylan

Best Pop Vocal Album
·      “Piece by Piece” by Kelly Clarkson
·      “Uptown Special” by Mark Ronson

Best Rock Performance
·      “Something from Nothing” by Foo Fighters
·      “Moaning Lisa Smile” by Wolf Alice
·      “Ex’s & Oh’s” by Elle King

Best Alternative Music Album
·      “Vulnicura” by Bj√∂rk

Best Urban Contemporary Album
·      “The Internet” by Ego Death
·      “Wildheart” by Miguel

Best Rap Album
·      ‘’2014 Forest Hills Drive” by J.Cole

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
·      “Beautiful Life” by Jimmy Greene

Best Gospel Album
·      “Alive Is Asia” by Israel & The Newbreed

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
·      “Whatever The Road” by Jason Crabb
·      “Saints and Sinners” by Matt Maher

Best Latin Pop Album
·      “Algo Sucede” by Julieta Venegas
·      “A Quien Quiera Escuchar” by Ricky Martin

Best Americana Album
·      “Something More Than Free” by Jason Isbell

Best Rock Song
·      “Ex’s & Oh’s” by Elle King

Best Metal Performance
·      “Identity” by August Burns Red
·      “512” by Lamb Of God

Best R&B Song
·      “Coffee” by Miguel
·      “Really Love” by D’Angelo & The Vanguard
·      “Let It Burn” by Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B Album
·      “Coming Home” by Leon Bridges
·      “Black Messiah” by D’Angelo & The Vanguard
·      “Reality Show” by Jazmine Sullivan
·      “Forever Charlie” By Charlie Wilson

Best Country Solo Performance
·      “Burning House” by Cam
·      “Little Toy Guns” by Carrie Underwood’’

Best Pop Solo Performance
·      “Heartbeat Song” by Kelly Clarkson

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
·      “Empire: Season 1” by Empire Cast

Best Music Video
·      “L$D” by A$AP Rocky

Best Jazz Vocal Album
·      “Flirting with Disaster” by Lorraine Feather
·      “For One To Love” by Cecile McLoren Salvant

Best Blues Album
·      “Born To Play Guitar” by Buddy Guy

Best Folk Album
·      “Servant of Love” by Patty Griffin

Best Musical Theater Album
·      An American In Paris
·      Something Rotten!

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
“Nessun Dorma-The Puccini Album” by Jonas Kaufmann