Kendrick Lamar leads Grammy nominations with 11

December 8, 2015 5:04 AM

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Kendrick Lamar is the king of the Grammys: The rapper is the leading nominee for the 2016 awards with 11, including album of the year for “To Pimp a Butterfly” and song of the year for “Alright.”

Lamar is followed by Taylor Swift and the Weeknd, who each earned seven nominations, including album of the year. “Butterfly,” “1989” and “Beauty Behind the Madness” will battle country singer-songwriter Chris Stapleton’s “Traveller” and rock group Alabama Shakes’ “Sound & Color” for the top prize.

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