Grammy nominations full list: Kendrick Lamar leads way with eight nods for Black Panther soundtrack

Childish Gambino, Drake, Cardi B and Lady Gaga are all nominated for awards

Jack Shepherd@JackJShepherd
Sunday 10 February 2019 22:23
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This year’s Grammy award nominees have been announced, with Kendrick Lamar claiming eight nods for his work on the Black Panther soundtrack, more than any other artist.

Drake earned seven nominations, while producer Boi-1Da and folk singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile are up for six awards each.

See the full list of nominees below.

Album of the Year

H.E.R. – H.E.R.

Brandie Carlile – By the Way, I Forgive You

Drake – Scorpion

Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album

Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour

Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys

Cardi BInvasion of Privacy

Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer

Record of the Year

Cardi B – I Like It

Brandi Carlile – The Joke

Childish Gambino – This Is America

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow

Drake – God’s Plan

Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars

Post Malone & 21 Savage – Rockstar

Zedd & Maren Morris – The Middle

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars

Ella Mai – Boo’d Up

Drake – God’s Plan

Shawn Mendes – In My Blood

Brandy Carlile – The Joke

Zedd & Maren Morris – 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 Pop Solo Performance

Beck – Colors

Camila Cabello – Havana (Live)

Ariana Grande – God Is a Woman

Lady Gaga – Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)

Post Malone – Better Now

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Christina Aguilera and Demi Lovato – Fall In Line

Backstreet Boys – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – Shallow

Maroon 5 and Cardi B – Girls Like You

Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton – Say Something

Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey – The Middle

Best Pop Vocal Album

Camila Cabello – Camila

Kelly Clarkson – Meaning of Life

Ariana Grande – Sweetener

Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes

Pink – Beautiful Trauma

Taylor SwiftReputation

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 Rap Performance

Cardi B – Be Careful

Drake – Nice for What

Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, & James Blake – King’s Dead

Anderson .Paak – 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 Dance Recording

Northern Soul – Above & Beyond Featuring Richard Bedford

Ultimatum – Disclosure (Featuring Fatoumata Diawara)

Losing It – Fisher

Electricity – Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson

Ghost Voices – Virtual Self

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Singularity – Jon Hopkins

Woman Worldwide – Justice

Treehouse – Sofi Tukker

Oil Of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides – SOPHIE

Lune Rouge – TOKiMONSTA

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

The Emancipation Procrastination – Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Steve Gadd Band – Steve Gadd Band

Modern Lore – Julian Lage

Laid Black – Marcus Miller

Protocol 4 – Simon Phillips


Best Rock Performance

Four Out Of Five – Arctic Monkeys

When Bad Does Good – Chris Cornell

Made An America – THE FEVER 333

Highway Tune – Greta Van Fleet

Halestorm – Uncomfortable

Best Metal Performance

Condemned To The Gallows – Between The Buried And Me

Honeycomb – Deafheaven

Electric Messiah – High On Fire

Betrayer – Trivium

On My Teeth – Underoath

Best Rock Song

Black Smoke Rising – Greta Van Fleet

Jumpsuit – Twenty One Pilots

MANTRA – Bring Me The Horizon

Masseduction – St Vincent

Rats – Ghost

Best Rock Album

Rainier Fog – Alice In Chains

M A N I A – Fall Out Boy

Prequelle – Ghost

From The Fires – Greta Van Fleet

Pacific Daydream – Weezer

Best Alternative Rock Album

Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino – Arctic Monkeys

Colors​ – Beck

Utopia – Björk

American Utopia – David Byrne

Masseduction​ – St Vincent

Visual Media

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Call Me By Your Name – (Various Artists)

Deadpool 2 – (Various Artists)

The Greatest Showman – (Various Artists)

Lady Bird – (Various Artists)

Stranger Things – (Various Artists)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Black Panther

Blade Runner 2049


The Shape Of Water

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Song Written for Visual Media

All The Stars – Kendrick Lamar & SZA (Black Panther)

Mystery Of Love – Sufjan Stevens (Call Me By Your Name)

Remember Me – Miguel Featuring Natalia Lafourcade (Coco)

Shallow – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (A Star Is Born)

This Is Me – Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble (The Greatest Showman)

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