Kendrick Lamar Dominates Grammy Nominations

By HHL Editors

Kendrick Lamar keeps getting mainstream love.

Last week it was To Pimp A Butterfly getting named Rolling Stone's album of the year. This morning it's K.Dot leading the pack with 11 Grammy nominations, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rap Album.

Taylor Swift and The Weeknd each received 7 nominations.

Lamar won two trophies at last year's Grammys for his single 'I,' which ended up on TPAB.

In 2014, Kendrick snagged seven Grammy nominations for Good Kid, M.A.A.D City, but was shut out at the podium when Macklemore's The Heist controversially won Best Rap Album.

The 2016 Grammys are on Sunday, February 15 and will be aired live on CBS.

Check out some the nominees:

Record of the Year D'Angelo and the Vanguard, "Really Love" Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, "Uptown Funk" Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud" Taylor Swift, "Blank Space" The Weeknd, "Can't Feel My Face"

Album of the Year Alabama Shakes, Sound & Color Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly Chris Stapleton, Traveller Taylor Swift, 1989 The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Song of the Year Kendrick Lamar, "Alright" Taylor Swift, "Blank Space" Little Big Town, "Girl Crush" Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth, "See You Again" Ed Sheeran, "Thinking Out Loud"

Best Urban Contemporary Album The Internet, Ego Death Kehlani, You Should Be Here Lianne La Havas, Blood Miguel, Wildheart The Weeknd, Beauty Behind the Madness

Best Rap Album J. Cole, 2014 Forest Hills Drive Dr. Dre, Compton Drake, If You're Reading This It's Too Late Kendrick Lamar, To Pimp a Butterfly Nicki Minaj, The Pinkprint

Rap Performance "Apparently," J. Cole "Back to Back," Drake "Trap Queen," Fetty Wap "Alright," Kendrick Lamar "Truffle Butter," Nicki Minaj featuring Drake and Lil Wayne "All Day," Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney

Rap/Sung Collaboration "One Man Can Change the World," Big Sean featuring Kanye West and John Legend "Glory," Common and John Legend "Classic Man," Jidenna featuring Roman GianArthur "These Walls," Kendrick Lamar featuring Bilal, Anna Wise and Thundercat "Only," Nicki Minaj featuring Drake, Lil Wayne and Chris Brown

Rap Song "All Day," Ernest Brown, Tyler Bryant, Sean Combs, Mike Dean, Rennard East, Noah Goldstein, Malik Yusef Jones, Karim Kharbouch, Allan Kyariga, Kendrick Lamar, Paul McCartney, Victor Mensah, Charles Njapa, Che Pope, Patrick Reynolds, Allen Ritter, Kanye West, Mario Winans and Cydel Young (Kanye West featuring Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom and Paul McCartney) "Alright," Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Anthony Spears and Pharrell Williams (Kendrick Lamar) "Energy," Richard Dorfmeister, A. Graham, Markus Kienzl, M. O'Brien, M. Samuels and Phillip Thomas (Drake) "Glory," Lonnie Lynn, Che Smith and John Stephens (Common and John Legend) "Trap Queen," Tony Fadd and Willie J. Maxwell (Fetty Wap)

Best Music Video A$AP Rocky, "LSD" The Dead Weather, "I Feel Love (Every Million Miles)" Kendrick Lamar, "Alright" Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar, "Bad Blood" Pharrell Williams, "Freedom"

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