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Taylor Swift Scored Seven Grammy Nominations

By Fabiola Antunes
In Featured
December 7, 2015

Taylor Swift (Mark Metcalfe/Getty ImagesTaylor Swift. (Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Grammy winner Taylor Swift scored seven Grammy nominations this year include record song of the year and best pop solo performance for “Blank Space.” Competing for best new artist are “All About the Bass” singer Meghan Trainor, country artist Sam Hunt, British singer-songwriter James Bay, American Tori Kelly, and Australian Courtney Barnett.

Britain’s Adele, who won six Grammys for her 2011 album “21,” was not eligible this year because her record-breaking new release “25,” was issued too late for consideration.

Following are the nominations in the General Field categories:

Record Of The Year
“Really Love” — D’Angelo And The Vanguard
“Uptown Funk” — Mark Ronson Featuring Bruno Mars
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran
“Blank Space” — Taylor Swift
“Can’t Feel My Face” — The Weeknd

Album Of The Year
Sound & Color — Alabama Shakes
To Pimp A Butterfly — Kendrick Lamar
Traveller — Chris Stapleton
1989 — Taylor Swift
Beauty Behind The Madness — The Weeknd

Song Of The Year
“Alright” — Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)
“Blank Space” — Max Martin, Shellback & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Girl Crush” — Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters (Little Big Town)
“See You Again” — Andrew Cedar, Justin Franks, Charles Puth & Cameron Thomaz, songwriters (Wiz Khalifa Featuring Charlie Puth)
“Thinking Out Loud” — Ed Sheeran & Amy Wadge, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)

Best New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor


The 58th Annua Grammy Awards, will be held Feb. 15, 2016, at Staples Center in Los Angeles and broadcast live on CBS from 8–11:30 p.m. (ET/PT).

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