Grammys 2019 nominees (Kendrick, Kacey Musgraves, Cardi B, Drake, St. Vincent, Deafheaven, more)

Via Brooklyn Vegan

By Andrew Sacher

The nominees for the 61st annual Grammy Awards are getting rolled out right now on “CBS This Morning” and Apple Music, and Album of the Year nominees include Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Drake, H.E.R., Post Malone, Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, and Kendrick Lamar. Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar (and SZA) also got Song and Record of the Year nominees. Post Malone also got a Record of the Year nominee. Ella Mai‘s “Boo’d Up” got a Song of the Year nominee, and Childish Gambino‘s “This Is America” got Song and Record of the Year nominees.

The Best New Artist nominees are Chloe x Halle, Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, H.E.R., Dua Lipa, Margo Price, Bebe Rexha, and Jorja Smith. (Cardi B was ineligible for Best New Artist.)

Best Rock Album nominees include Alice In Chains, Fall Out Boy, Ghost, Greta Van Fleet and Weezer. St. Vincent is up for Best Rock Song against Greta Van Fleet, Ghost, Twenty One Pilots and Bring Me The Horizon. Best Rock Performance noms include Arctic Monkeys for “Four Out of Five” against Greta Van Fleet, Chris Cornell, and others. Best Metal Performance noninees include Deafheaven, High On Fire, Between the Buried and Me, and more. St. Vincent and Arctic Monkeys are also up for Best Alternative Music Album, against Beck, Bjork, and David Byrne.

Best Rap Album nominees are Cardi B, Mac Miller, Nipsey Hussle, Pusha T, and Travis Scott. Drake, Kendrick, Travis Scott, Eminem and Jay Rock are up for Best Rap Song. Cardi, Drake, Kendrick, Travis Scott, and Anderson .Paak are up for Best Rap Performance. Kendrick/SZA, Post Malone/21 Savage, Childish Gambino, 6LACK/J Cole, and Christina Aguilera/GoldLink are up for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration. The Carters, Miguel, Chris Dave and the Drumhedz, Meshell Ndegeocello, and Chloe x Halle are up for Best Urban Contemporary Album.

Chris Stapleton and Kacey Musgraves were nominated for Best Country Album. Ariana Grande didn’t pick up any nominations in the Album, Song of Record categories, but she got a few noms in the Pop categories. Disclosure picked up a Best Dance Recording nom. Jon Hopkins, Justice, Sofi Tukker, SOPHIE, and TOKiMONSTA were nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Album.

Full list of nominees HERE.

The 2018 awards ceremony happened at Madison Square Garden, which marked the first time the ceremony happened in NYC since 2003. For 2019, it will return to LA’s Staples Center. The ceremony happens Sunday, February 10 and it will air live at CBS at 8 PM ET.

Earlier this year, Grammys president Neil Portnow stepped down after telling female artists they need to “step up.” Since then, the Grammys invited 900 women and people of color to be new voting members.

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 and Bentleys
Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer
Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album

Record of the Year
Cardi B – I Like It
Brandi Carlile – The Joke
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Drake – God’s Plan
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
Kendrick lamar and SZA – All the Stars
Post Malone and 21 Savage – rockstar
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – The Middle

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

Best New Artist
Chloe x Halle
Luke Combs
Greta Van Fleet
Dua Lipa
Margo Price
Bebe Rexha
Jorja Smith

Best R&B album
Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes
Leon Bridges – Good Thing
Lalah Hathaway – Honestly
H.E.R. – H.E.R.
PJ Morton – Gumbo Unplugged

Best Country Album
Kelsea Ballerini – Unapologetically
Brothers Osborne – Port Saint Joe
Ashley McBryde – Girl Going Nowhere
Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
Chris Stapleton – From A Room: Volume 2

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 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 Pop Duo/Group Performance
Christina Aguilera ft. Demi Lovato – Fall In Line
Backstreet Boys – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – Shallow
Maroon 5 ft. Cardi B – Girls Like You
Justin Timberlake ft. Chris Stapleton – Say Something
Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey – The Middle

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – Love Is Here to Stay
Willie Nelson – My Way
Gregory Porter – Nat “King” Cole & Me
Seal – Standards (Deluxe)
Barbra Streisand – The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!

Best Dance Recording
Above & Beyond featuring Richard Bedford – Northern Soul
Disclosure featuring Fatoumata Diawara – Ultimatim
Fisher – Losing It
Silk City & Dua Lipa ft. Diplo and Mark Ronson – Electricity
Virtual Self – Ghost Voices

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Jon Hopkins – Singularity
Justice – Woman Worldwide
Sofi Tukker – Treehouse
SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
TOKiMONSTA – Lune Rouge

Best Rock Performance
Arctic Monkeys – Four Out of Five
Chris Cornell – When Bad Does Good
The Fever 333 – Made An America
Greta Van Fleet – Highway Tune
Halestorm – Uncomfortable

Best Metal Performance
Between the Buried and Me – Condemned to the Gallows
Deafheaven – Honeycomb
High on Fire – Electric Messiah
Trivium – Betrayer
Underoath – On My Teeth

Best Rock Song
Greta Van Fleet – Black Smoke Rising
Twenty One Pilots – Jumpsuit
Bring Me The Horizon – Mantra
St. Vincent – Masseduction
Ghost – Rats

Best Rock Album
Alice In Chains – Rainier Fog
Fall Out Boy – M A N I A
Ghost – Prequelle
Greta Van Fleet – From the Fires
Weezer – Pacific Daydream

Best Alternative Music Album
Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino
Beck – Colors
Bjork – Utopia
David Byrne – American Utopia
St. Vincent – Masseduction

Best Urban Contemporary Album
The Carters – Everything Is Love
Chloe x Halle – The Kids Are Alright
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz – Chris Dave and the Drumhedz
Miguel – War & Leisure
Meshell Ndegeocello – Ventriloquism

Best Rap Performance
Cardi B – Be Careful
Drake – Nice For What
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake – King’s Dead
Anderson .Paal – Bubblin
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee – Sicko Mode

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Christina Aguilera ft. Goldlink – Like I Do
6LACK ft. J. Cole – Pretty Little Fears
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage – Rockstar

Best Rap Song
Drake – God’s Plan
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, & James Blake – King’s Dead
Eminem – Lucky You
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk, & Swae Lee – Sicko Mode
Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar – Win

Best Rap Album
Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy
Mac Miller- Swimming
Nipsey Hussle – Victory Lap
Pusha-T – Daytona
Travis Scott – Astroworld

Best R&B Performance
Toni Braxton – Long As I Live
The Carters – Summer
Lalah Hathaway – Y O Y
H.E.R. – Best Part [ft. Daniel Caesar]
PJ Morton – First Began

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Leon Bridges – Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand
Betty LaVette – Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight
MAJOR. – Honest
PJ Morton – How Deep Is Your Love [ft. Yebba]
Charlie Wilson – Made for Love [ft. Lalah Hathaway]

Best R&B Song
Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
Miguel – Come Through and Chill [ft. J. Cole and Salaam Remi]
Childish Gambino – Feels Like Summer
H.E.R. – Focus
Toni Braxton – Long As I Live

Best Comedy Album
Patton Oswalt – Annihilation
Dave Chappelle – Equanimity & the Bird Revelation
Jim Gaffigan – Noble Ape
Fred Armisen – Standup for Drummers
Chris Rock – Tamborine

Best Remixed Recording
Labrinth, Sia & Diplo present LSD – Audio (CID Remix Official Dance Remix)
Charlie Puth – How Long (EDX’s Dubai Skyline Remix)
Gabriel & Dresden feat. Sub Teal – Only Road (Cosmic Gate Remix)
Kygo, Justin Jesso – Stargazing [ft. Justin Jesso] (Kaskade Remix)
HAIM – Walking Away (Mura Masa remix)

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Call Me By Your Name
Deadpool 2 The Greatest Showman
Lady Bird
Stranger Things

Best Recording Package
Mitski – Be the Cowboy
BTS – Love Yourself: Tear
St. Vincent – Masseduction
The Chairman – The Offering
Foxhole – Well Kept Thing

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Guns N’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction (Locked N’ Loaded) The Decemberists – I’ll be Your Girl
Grateful Dead – Pacific Northwest ’73-74′: The Complete Recordings
“Weird” Al Yankovic – Squeeze Box: The Complete Works Of “Weird Al” Yankovic
Sarah Dodds and Shauna Dodds – Too Many Bad Habits

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video
The Carters – Apes***
Childish Gambino – This Is America
Joyner Lucas – I’m Not Racist
Janelle Monáe – PYNk
Tierra Whack – MUMBO JUMBO

Best Music Film
Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Elvis Presley: The King

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