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WMG 58th Annual Grammy Nominations

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  • December 07, 2015
    WMG 58th Annual Grammy Nominations

    Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The diversity, depth, and strength of the WMG family of artists, songwriters, and labels were reflected in a genre-spanning array of nominations. In fact, WMG earned nods in 23 out of the 29 fields recognized by the Grammys.

    Here are some highlights:
    - Warner/Chappell songwriter Kendrick Lamar was the most-nominated artist this year, with a remarkable 11 nods, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rap Song.
    - Ed Sheeran earned nominations in three top categories for “Thinking Out Loud”: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance.
    - Also earning three nominations was the Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth collaboration, “See You Again,” for Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Song Written For Visual Media.
    - A special mention goes to Bruno Mars, whose collaboration with Mark Ronson, “Uptown Funk,” earned a trio of nominations.
    - Warner/Chappell songwriters received 17 nominations across the eight songwriting categories, including three in the coveted Song of the Year category: Liz Rose for Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush,” Kendrick Lamar for “Alright,” and Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, Andrew Cedar and Justin Franks for “See You Again.” In addition, WCM songwriters landed all five nominations for Best R&B Song.
    - WMG recording artists with two nominations include Andra Day, Skrillex & Diplo, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, and Ashley Monroe.
    - Nonesuch landed eight nominations, including three for Punch Brothers.
    - Our independent services arm, ADA, scored 21 nominations across an incredible span of genres. It’s a fantastic acknowledgement of the great music that the ADA collection of labels is bringing to WMG.

    Good luck to all our nominees!

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on December 7, 2015 - 6:04pm

Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 58th Annual Grammy Awards. The diversity, depth, and strength of the WMG family of artists, songwriters, and labels were reflected in a genre-spanning array of nominations. In fact, WMG earned nods in 23 out of the 29 fields recognized by the Grammys.

Here are some highlights:
- Warner/Chappell songwriter Kendrick Lamar was the most-nominated artist this year, with a remarkable 11 nods, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Rap Song.
- Ed Sheeran earned nominations in three top categories for “Thinking Out Loud”: Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance.
- Also earning three nominations was the Wiz Khalifa/Charlie Puth collaboration, “See You Again,” for Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Song Written For Visual Media.
- A special mention goes to Bruno Mars, whose collaboration with Mark Ronson, “Uptown Funk,” earned a trio of nominations.
- Warner/Chappell songwriters received 17 nominations across the eight songwriting categories, including three in the coveted Song of the Year category: Liz Rose for Little Big Town’s “Girl Crush,” Kendrick Lamar for “Alright,” and Wiz Khalifa, Charlie Puth, Andrew Cedar and Justin Franks for “See You Again.” In addition, WCM songwriters landed all five nominations for Best R&B Song.
- WMG recording artists with two nominations include Andra Day, Skrillex & Diplo, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, and Ashley Monroe.
- Nonesuch landed eight nominations, including three for Punch Brothers.
- Our independent services arm, ADA, scored 21 nominations across an incredible span of genres. It’s a fantastic acknowledgement of the great music that the ADA collection of labels is bringing to WMG.

Good luck to all our nominees!