Grammy Awards 2019: List of Nominees in Major Categories

List of Nominees for Grammy Awards 2019 Major Categories

GRAMMY AWARDS 2019 – Here is the list of the nominees in the major categories of the much-awaited Grammy Awards for this year.

One of the most prestigious award-giving body in the international music industry is The Recording Academy. Through its Grammy Award which is held annually, it recognizes the excellent works of singers and songwriters.

The Grammy Awards has major categories including the Record of the Year, the Album of the Year, the Song of the Year, and the Best New Artist.

The first two major awards, the Record of the Year and the Album of the Year, is given to the performer and production team of the song/album while the Song of the Year is awarded to a songwriter.

With regards to the Best New Artist award, it is given to an artist whose hit first recording has given identity to him or her in the music field. Currently, many are surely excited to know the nominees for Grammy Awards 2019.

Grammy Awards 2019
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Recently, the list of the nominees in the major categories of Grammy Awards 2019 has been released. Based on a report in ABS-CBN News, the following are nominated for the main awards of the upcoming event:

Album of the Year

Cardi B. for “Invasion of Privacy”
Brandi Carlile for “By The Way, I Forgive You”
Drake for “Scorpion”
H.E.R. for “H.E.R.”
Post Malone for “Beerbongs & Bentleys”
Janelle Monae for “Dirty Computer”
Kacey Musgraves for “Golden Hour”
Various Artists for “Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By”

Record of the Year

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin for “I Like It”
Brandi Carlile for “The Joke” 
Childish Gambino for “This Is America”
Drake for “God’s Plan”
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper for “Shallow” (from “A Star Is Born”)
Kendrick Lamar & SZA for “All The Stars” (from “Black Panther”)
Post Malone for “Rockstar” 
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey for “The Middle”

Song of the Year

Kendrick Lamar and SZA with songwriters Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears and Anthony Tiffith for “All The Stars”

Ella Mai with songwriters Larrance Dopson, Joelle James and Dijon McFarlane for “Boo’d Up” 

Drake with songwriters Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib for “God’s Plan”

Shawn Mendes with songwriters Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris and Geoffrey Warburton for “In My Blood” 

Brandi Carlile with songwriters Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth for “The Joke” 

Zedd and Grey, with songwriters Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson and Marcus Lomax for “The Middle” 

Lady Gaga with songwriters Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt for “Shallow” 

Donald Glover (Childish Gambino) and Ludwig Goransson for “This Is America”

Best New Artist 

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

Best Music Video 

Childish Gambino for “This Is America”
Joyner Lucas for “I’m Not Racist”
Janelle Monae for “Pynk
The Carters
Tierra Whack for “Mumbo Jumbo”

Best Rap Album 

Cardi B for “Invasion Of Privacy”
Mac Miller for “Swimming”
Nipsey Hussle for “Victory Lap”
Pusha T for “Daytona”
Travis Scott for “Astroworld”

Best Rock Album

Alice in Chains for “Rainier Fog”
Fall Out Boy for “Mania”
Ghost for “Prequelle
Greta Van Fleet for “From the Fires”
Weezer for “Pacific Daydream”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Camila Cabello for “Camila”
Kelly Clarkson for “Meaning of Life”
Ariana Grande for “Sweetener”
Shawn Mendes for “Shawn Mendes”
P!nk for “Beautiful Trauma”
Taylor Swift for “Reputation”

Best Alternative Music Album

Arctic Monkeys for “Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino”
Beck for “Colors”
Bjork for “Utopia”
David Byrne for “American Utopia”
St. Vincent

Best World Music Album

Bombino for “Deran
Fatoumata Diawara for “Fenfo
Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 for “Black Times”
Soweto Gospel Choir for “Freedom”
Yiddish Glory for “The Lost Songs of World War II”

Based on the report, the awards will be given on Sunday in Los Angeles. Among the nominees Rapper Kendrick got the most nominations with 8 and next to is Drake of Canada with 7 nominations.

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