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Grammy Nominations

Grammy Nominations Winners, Losers: Kendrick Lamar, Rap Reigns Supreme 2

Grammy Nominations Winners, Losers: Kendrick Lamar, Rap Reigns Supreme

Grammy nominations tilted heavily toward rap music in an unprecedented shift that has been a long time coming. Kendrick Lamar led the way with 11 nominations, including “Album of the Year” for his rap masterpiece To Pimp a Butterfly. Rihanna among others were snubbed. Taylor Swift, a perennial favorite tied for second with another rapper, Canadian The Weeknd. Each had seven nominations. The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awards Grammys in 78 categories....