Grammy nominations 2020: Full list of shortlisted artists, from Lizzo to Billie Eilish

Taylor Swift snubbed for Album of the Year but receives a nod for Song of the Year for 'Lover', while 17-year-old Billie Eilish sweeps the board with her debut album

Roisin O'Connor@Roisin_OConnor
Wednesday 20 November 2019 14:08

The nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards have been announced, with Lizzo and Billie Eilish sweeping the big four categories.

The list of potential winners at the 2020 ceremony was announced live by Grammy-winning artist Alicia Keys, Recording Academy president Deborah Dugan, and chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr.

Keys will also return as host for next year's awards.

Seventeen-year-old Billie Eilish received a nod in each of the top four categories: Song of the Year ("Bad Guy"), Record of the Year ("Bad Guy"), Album of the Year (When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?) and Best New Artist, as did Lizzo, for her album Cuz I Love You and her hit song "Truth Hurts".

Taylor Swift received a Song of the Year nod for the title track from her seventh album, Lover, and for Best Pop Vocal performance for "You Need to Calm Down" but received a dramatic omission from the Album of the Year category. It was widely expected she would gain a nomination, after being snubbed for Reputation at the 2019 awards.

British newcomer Lewis Capaldi also received a Song of the Year nomination, for his mega-hit single "Someone You Loved", which is currently at number one in the US for the third consecutive week.

Arguably some of the more surprising nominees in the Album of the Year category include Vampire Weekend for their album Father of the Bride, Bon Iver for i, i, and Lil Nas X for 7.

See the full list of nominees below:

Album of the Year

Bon Iver - i,i

Lana Del Rey - Norman F***ing Rockwell!

Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

H.E.R. - I Used to Know Her

Lil Nas X - 7

Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride

Record of the Year

Bon Iver - "Hey Ma"

Billie Eilish - "Bad Guy"

Ariana Grande - "7 Rings"

H.E.R. - "Hard Place"

Khalid - "Talk"

Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road"

Lizzo - "Truth Hurts"

Post Malone - "Sunflower"

Song of the Year

Lady Gaga - "Always Remember Us This Way"

Billie Eilish - "Bad Guy"

Brandi Carlile - "Bring My Flowers Now"

H.E.R. - "Hard Place"

Taylor Swift - "Lover"

Lana Del Rey - "Norman F***ing Rockwell"

Lewis Capaldi - "Someone You Love"

Lizzo - "Truth Hurts"

Best New Artist

Black Pumas

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X


Maggie Rogers


Tank and the Bangas


Best Pop Solo Performance

Beyoncé - "Spirit"

Billie Eilish - "Bad Guy"

Ariana Grande - "7 Rings"

Lizzo - "Truth Hurts"

Taylor Swift - "You Need to Calm Down"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Ariana Grande & the Social House - "Boyfriend"

The Jonas Brothers - "Sucker"

Lil Nas X - "Old Town Road [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]"

Post Malone - "Sunflower" [ft. Swae Lee]

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello - "Señorita"

Best Pop Vocal Album

Beyoncé - The Lion King: The Gift

Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

Ariana Grande - thank u, next

Ed Sheeran - No.6 Collaborations Project

Taylor Swift - Lover

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Andrea Bocelli -

Michael Bublé - Love (Deluxe Edition)

Elvis Costello & The Imposters - Look Now

John Legend - A Legendary Christmas

Barbra Streisand - Walls

Best Rap Album

Dreamville - Revenge of the Dreamers III

Meek Mill - Championships

21 Savage - I Am > I Was

Tyler, the Creator - IGOR

YBN Cordae - The Lost Boy

Best Rock Performance

Bones UK - "Pretty Waste"

Gary Clark Jr. - "This Land"

Brittany Howard - "History Repeats"

Karen O & Danger Mouse - "Woman"

Rival Sons - "Too Bad"

Best Metal Performance

Candlemass - Astorolus - The Great Octopus [ft. Tony Iommi] Death Angel - "Humanicide"

I Prevail - "Bow Down"

Killswitch Engage - "Unleashed"

Tool - "7empest"

Best Rock Song

Tool - "Fear Inoculum"

The 1975 - "Give Yourself a Try"

Vampire Weekend - "Harmony Hall"

Brittany Howard - "History Repeats"

Gary Clark Jr. - "This Land"

Best Rock Album

Bring Me the Horizon - amo

Cage the Elephant - Social Cues

The Cranberries - In the End

I Prevail - Trauma

Rival Sons - Feral Roots

Best Alternative Music Album

Big Thief - U.F.O.F.

James Blake - Assume Form

Bon Iver - i,i

Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride

Thom Yorke - Anima

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar - "Love Again [ft. Brandy]"

H.E.R. - "Could’ve Been [ft. Bryson Tiller]"

Lizzo - "Exactly How I Feel [ft. Gucci Mane]"

Lucky Daye - "Roll Some Mo"

Anderson .Paak - "Come Home [ft. Andre 3000]"

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