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Kendrick Lamar, Drake Lead Nominations At The 2019 Grammys

By Njideka Agbo 09 February 2019   |   8:02 am

This Sunday, the 10th of February, audiences attention around the world will turn to one of the world’s biggest awards of the year, the Grammy Awards. The Grammy Awards will hold in Los Angeles at the Staples Center with Alicia Keys as the host.

This year sees Kendrick Lamar clinch the highest nominations with eight followed by Drake with seven.

Here is the list below:

Album of the Year

  • Cardi B, “Invasion of Privacy”
  • Brandi Carlile, “By The Way, I Forgive You”
  • Drake, “Scorpion”
  • H.E.R., “H.E.R.”
  • Post Malone, “Beerbongs & Bentleys”
  • Janelle Monae, “Dirty Computer”
  • Kacey Musgraves, “Golden Hour”
  • Various Artists, “Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By”

Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song

  • Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin, “I Like It”
  • Brandi Carlile, “The Joke”
  • Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
  • Drake, “God’s Plan”
  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, “Shallow” (from “A Star Is Born”)
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA, “All The Stars” (from “Black Panther”)
  • Post Malone featuring 21 Savage, “Rockstar”
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey, “The Middle”

Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting

  • Kendrick Lamar and SZA, with songwriters Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears and Anthony Tiffith, “All The Stars” (from “Black Panther”)
  • Ella Mai with songwriters Larrance Dopson, Joelle James and Dijon McFarlane, “Boo’d Up”
  • Drake with songwriters Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib, “God’s Plan”
  • Shawn Mendes with songwriters Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris and Geoffrey Warburton, “In My Blood”
  • Brandi Carlile with songwriters Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth, “The Joke”
  • Zedd and Grey, with songwriters Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson and Marcus Lomax, “The Middle”
  • Lady Gaga with songwriters Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, “Shallow”
  • Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) and Ludwig Goransson, “This Is America”

Best New Artist

  • Chloe x Halle
  • Luke Combs
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • H.E.R.
  • Dua Lipa
  • Margo Price
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Jorja Smith

Best Music Video

  • The Carters, “APES**T”
  • Childish Gambino, “This Is America”
  • Joyner Lucas, “I’m Not Racist”
  • Janelle Monae, “Pynk”
  • Tierra Whack, “Mumbo Jumbo”

Best Rap Album

  • Cardi B, “Invasion Of Privacy”
  • Mac Miller, “Swimming”
  • Nipsey Hussle, “Victory Lap”
  • Pusha T, “Daytona”
  • Travis Scott, “Astroworld”

Best Rock Album

  • Alice in Chains, “Rainier Fog”
  • Fall Out Boy, “Mania”
  • Ghost, “Prequelle”
  • Greta Van Fleet, “From the Fires”
  • Weezer, “Pacific Daydream”

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Camila Cabello, “Camila”
  • Kelly Clarkson, “Meaning of Life”
  • Ariana Grande, “Sweetener”
  • Shawn Mendes, “Shawn Mendes”
  • P!nk, “Beautiful Trauma”
  • Taylor Swift, “Reputation”

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Arctic Monkeys, “Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino”
  • Beck, “Colors”
  • Bjork, “Utopia”
  • David Byrne, “American Utopia”
  • St. Vincent, “Masseduction”

Best World Music Album

  • Bombino, “Deran”
  • Fatoumata Diawara, “Fenfo”
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, “Black Times”
  • Soweto Gospel Choir, “Freedom”
  • Yiddish Glory, “The Lost Songs of World War II”
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