Drake, Post Malone, Cardi B, and Childish Gambino Lead The 2019 Grammy Nominations

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The Grammys signify some of the most influential releases of the year and this year’s nominations are packed with heavy hitters. This year, hip-hop has taken over the nominations with many prominent rappers dominating in multiple categories. Announced today, Post Malone, Drake, Cardi B, Childish Gambino, and Kendrick Lamar have swept the board over a number of categories and genres.

Post Malone garnered four nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year (“Rockstar”), Best Pop Solo Performance (“Better Now”), and Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Rockstar”). Drake totaled five nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year (“God’s Plan”), Song of the Year (“God’s Plan”), Best Rap Song (“God’s Plan”), and Best Rap Performance (“Nice For What”). Cardi B also snagged five nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year (“I Like It”), Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Girls Like You” with Maroon 5), Best Rap Performance (“Be Careful”), and Best Rap Album. Childish Gambino stole five nominations with “This Is America” for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration, and Best Music Video, and “Feels Like Summer” grabbing Best R&B Song. The hip-hop heavy nominations also graced Kendrick Lamar with five nominations, Travis Scott with three nominations, and Eminem with one nomination. Mac Miller was also posthumously nominated for Best Rap Album with Swimming.

On the electronic front, Zedd has been nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for his collaborative single “The Middle”. Diplo’s Silk City, Disclosure, Virtual Self, and Fisher have all been nominated for Best Dance Recording. Justice, SOPHIE, and TOKiMONSTA have all garnered nominations for Best Dance/Electronic Album.

Check out the list of nominations below and be sure to tune into the 2019 Grammys on Sunday, February 10th.

Album of the Year

H.E.R. – H.E.R.
Brandi Carlile – By the Way, I Forgive You
Drake – Scorpion
Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album
Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
Post Malone – Beerbongs & Bentleys
Cardi B – Invasion 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
Brandi 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
H.E.R.
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 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 Pop Vocal Album

Camila Cabello – Camila
Kelly Clarkson – Meaning of Life
Ariana Grande – Sweetener
Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
Pink – Beautiful Trauma
Taylor Swift – Reputation

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
Above & Beyond – Northern Soul [ft. Richard Bedford]
Disclosure – Ultimatum [ft. Fatoumata Diawara]
Fisher – Losing It
Silk City & Dua Lipa – Electricity [ft. Diplo and Mark Ronson]
Virtual Self – Ghost Voices

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

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)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Boi-1da
Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

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