number of Grammy nominations for Kendrick Lamar's 2015 album To Pimp A Butterfly
The 2015 Grammy Award nominations were announced today and Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar was the big winner, with 11 nominations for his sprawling concept album To Pimp A Butterfly. Lamar now holds the title for the second-highest number of nominations for a single Grammy Awards (the first highest was Michael Jackson, with 12 nominations in 1984). Lamar's nominations include Album of the Year and Song of the Year for his single "Alright". Following up Lamar are Taylor Swift and The Weeknd, who are each nominated for seven awards.