The Grammy Awards have announced their 2019 nominations

The most important day in the music industry is fast approaching, with the 61st Grammy Awards only being two months away on February 10th 2019. With the awards fast approaching the nominations for the prestigious awards have finally been revealed, with a lot of fresh faces in the lineup.

Album of the Year:

  • Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B
  • By the Way I Forgive You – Brandi Carlile
  • Scorpion – Drake
  • HER – HER
  • Beerbongs & Bentleys – Post Malone
  • Dirty Computer – Janelle Monae
  • Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves
  • Black Panther OST – Kendrick Lamar, various artists

Record of the Year:

  • 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”
  • Kendrick Lamar, SZA – “All the Stars”
  • Post Malone, 21 Savage – “Rockstar”
  • Zedd, Marren Morris & Grey – “The Middle”

Song of the Year:

  • Drake “God’s Plan”
  • Kendrick Lamar and SZA “All the Stars”
  • Ella Mai “Boo’d Up”
  • Shawn Mendes “In My Blood”
  • Brandi Carlile “The Joke”
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey “The Middle”
  • Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper “Shallow”
  • Childish Gambino “This Is America”

Best New Artist:

  • Chloe x Halle
  • Luke Combs
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • HER
  • Dua Lipa
  • Margo Price
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Jorja Smith 

Best Pop Solo Performance:

  • Colors – Beck
  • Havana (Live) – Camila Cabello
  • God is a Woman – Ariana Grande
  • Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?) – Lady GaGa
  • Better Now – Post Malone

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Fall In Line – Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato
  • Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Backstreet Boys
  • ‘S Wonderful – Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
  • Shallow – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
  • Girls Like You – Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B
  • Say Something – Justin Timberlake Featuring Chris Stapleton
  • The Middle – Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Best Pop Vocal Album:

  • Camila – Camila Cabello
  • Meaning of Life – Kelly Clarkson
  • Sweetner – Ariana Grande
  • Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
  • Beautiful Trauma – P!NK
  • Reputation – Taylor Swift

Best Rap Performance

  • Drake “Nice for What”
  • Cardi B “Be Careful”
  • Travis Scott “Sicko Mode”
  • Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake “King’s Dead”
  • Anderson .Paak “Bubblin”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

  • Kendrick Lamar and SZA “All the Stars”
  • Childish Gambino “This Is America”
  • 6lack f/ J. Cole “Pretty Little Fears”
  • Christina Aguilera f/ GoldLink “Like I Do”
  • Post Malone f/ 21 Savage “Rockstar”

Best Rap Song

  • Drake “God’s Plan”
  • Jay Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Future & James Blake “King’s Dead”
  • Travis Scott “Sicko Mode”
  • Eminem f/ Joyner Lucas “Lucky You”
  • Jay Rock “Win”

Best Rap Album

  • Pusha-T, DAYTONA
  • Travis Scott, ASTROWORLD
  • Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
  • Mac Miller, Swimming
  • Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap

The 61st Grammys have seen a multitude of first time nominees, from Travis Scott with Best Rap Album, to Shawn Mendes getting two nominations and BTS making history with their nomination in Best  Recording Packaging for their Number One album ‘Love Yourself: Tear’

These are a run down of the majority of the mainstream categories. For the full list of nominations you can go to the Grammys Website.

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Written by Ellie Nicholas

20. Media and Journalism Student. I have a soft spot for kpop and pop punk.
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