Good news for fans of Ed Sheeran and Mark Ronson. The duo is leading the Brits in the nominations for the 2016 Grammys.
Other prominent British musicians who are also eyeing for the prestigious Grammy awards also include Lianne La Havas, Florence + The Machine, James Bay, and Ellie Goulding.
Singing sensation Taylor Swift, as well as, The Weeknd received seven nominations each, while Drake got five.
The pair Sheeran and Ronson got three nominations each, that are of course much behind the US musician Kendrick Lamar who has been leading in this year, with a whopping 11 Grammy nominations.
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Sheeran’s intense ballad “Thinking Out Loud” has earned the singer a nomination for song of the year, best solo performance (pop), as well as, the record of the year.
Ronson’s musical collaboration with Bruno Mars has won the duo three nominations in the categories of record of the year, best pop vocal, and best group/pop duo performance categories.
Florence Welch along with her band has received two nominations in the categories for best pop vocal (album) and best pop group/duo performance.
The smash hit “Love Me Like You Do” By Goulding, has received a nomination in the field of pop solo performance. On the other hand, “Blood”, which is Lianne’s second music album is competing in the category of best urban contemporary performance.
The CEO and president of The Recording Company, Neil Portnow, said that the creative community is blessed with diversity and that’s what is instrumental for making music a language that is understood by all. Musicians are going beyond boundaries in various exciting ways and that makes this year an amazingly strong year as far as music is concerned.
This would be the 58th year for The Grammy Awards and would be hosted in Los Angeles at the Staples Centre. The date of this gala music event is on February 15, 2016.
It is expected that both Ed Sheeran and his fellow countryman, musician Mark Ronson would be flying UK’s flag at the forthcoming Grammy Awards.
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