LL Cool J Will Be Hosting The Grammys For The Fifth Year In A Row

DJ Mondo

LL Cool J will be returning to host the Grammys again. This will be the fifth time the two-time Grammy winner himself will be hosting the annual awards show. LL Cool J spoke about his chance to host the Grammys again saying,

“I’m honored once again to host Music’s Biggest Night as we celebrate the talented music creators of today. It’s going to be an incredible night and I’m excited to share this experience with the world.”

The 58th Annual Grammy Awards are scheduled to air on February 15, 2016 at 8PM on CBS. Here is a list of some of the Grammy 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 New Artist
Courtney Barnett
James Bay
Sam Hunt
Tori Kelly
Meghan Trainor

Best Pop Solo Performance
Kelly Clarkson – Heartbeat Song
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud
Taylor Swift – Blank Space
The Weeknd – Can’t Feel My Face

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Florence + The Machine – Ship To Wreck
Maroon 5 – Sugar
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – Bad Blood
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – See You Again

Best Dance Recording
Above & Beyond ft. Zoë Johnston – We’re All We Need
The Chemical Brothers – Go
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – Never Catch Me
Galantis – Runaway (U & I)
Skrillex & Diplo With Justin Bieber – Where Are Ü Now

Best R&B Performance
Tamar Braxton – If I Don’t Have You
Andra Day – Rise Up
Hiatus Kaiyote – Breathing Underwater
Jeremih ft. J. Cole – Planes
The Weeknd – Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Faith Evans – He Is
Lalah Hathaway – Little Ghetto Boy
Jazmine Sullivan – Let It Burn
Tyrese – Shame
Charlie Wilson – My Favorite Part Of You

Best R&B Song
Miguel – Coffee
The Weeknd – Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Jazmine Sullivan – Let It Burn
D’Angelo And The Vanguard – Really Love
Tyrese – Shame

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 R&B Album
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
D’Angelo And The Vanguard – Black Messiah
Andra Day – Cheers To The Fall
Jazmine Sullivan – Reality Show
Charlie Wilson – Forever Charlie

Best Rap Performance
J. Cole – Apparently
Drake – Back To Back
Fetty Wap – Trap Queen
Kendrick Lamar – Alright
Nicki Minaj ft. Drake & Lil Wayne – Truffle Butter
Kanye West ft. Theophilus London, Allan Kingdom & Paul McCartney – All Day

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Big Sean ft. Kanye West & John Legend – One Man Can Change The World
Common & John Legend – Glory
Jidenna ft. Roman GianArthur – Classic Man
Kendrick Lamar ft. Bilal, Anna Wise & Thundercat – These Walls
Nicki Minaj ft. Drake, Lil Wayne & Chris Brown – Only

Best Rap Song
Kanye West – All Day
Kendrick Lamar – Alright
Drake – Energy
Common & John Legend – Glory
Fetty Wap – Trap Queen

Best Rap Album
J. Cole – 2014 Forest Hills Drive
Dr. Dre – Compton
Drake – If You’re Reading This Its Too Late
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Nicki Minaj – The Pinkprint

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Empire: Season 1
Fifty Shades Of Grey
Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
Pitch Perfect 2
Selma

Best Song Written For Visual Media
The Weeknd – Earned It (Fifty Shades Of Grey)
Common & John Legend – Glory
Ellie Goulding – Love Me Like You Do
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – See You Again
Lady Gaga – Til It Happens To You

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

For the full list of nominations, head here. The 2016 Grammys air February 15, 2016 at 8pm EST on CB.

Source: HipHopDX