List Of Nominees For Grammy Awards

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Rap superstar Jay-Z led the nominations announced Tuesday for the Grammy Awards as the US-based music industry embraced hip-hop for its top honors — a move some critics have said is long overdue.

Jay-Z received eight nominations, followed by fellow rapper Kendrick Lamar at seven and retro R&B star Bruno Mars at six.

Here is a list of nominees in major categories for the Grammy Awards, with winners to be unveiled at a gala in New York on January 28:
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1. Childish Gambino, “‘Awaken, My Love!’”
2. Jay-Z, “4:44”
3. Kendrick Lamar, “DAMN.”
4. Lorde, “Melodrama”
5. Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

– Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song –

1. Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
2.Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
3 Jay-Z, “The Story of O.J.”
4. Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
5. Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

– Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting –
1. Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber along with songwriters Erika Ender, Marty James Garton and Poo Bear, “Despacito”
2. Jay-Z along with producer No I.D., “4:44”
3. Julia Michaels along with songwriters Benny Blanco and Justin Tranter and production duo Stargate, “Issues”
4. Alessia Cara, Logic and Khalid along with producer 6ix, “1-800-273-8255”
5.Bruno Mars along with songwriters Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy and Philip Lawrence and production team The 6. Stereotypes, “That’s What I Like”

– Best New Artist –

1.Alessia Cara
2.Khalid
3.Lil Uzi Vert
4.Julia Michaels
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– Best Rap Album –

1.Jay-Z, “4:44”
2.Kendrick Lamar, “DAMN.”
3.Migos, “Culture”
4.Rapsody, “Laila’s Wisdom”
5.Tyler, The Creator, “Flower Boy”

– Best Rock Album –

1. Mastodon, “Emperor of Sand”
2. Metallica, “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”
3. Nothing More, “The Stories We Tell Ourselves”
4. Queens of the Stone Age, “Villains”
5.The War on Drugs, “A Deeper Understanding”

– Best Pop Vocal Album –

1. Coldplay, “Kaleidoscope EP”
2. Lana Del Rey, “Lust for Life”
3. Imagine Dragons, “Evolve”
4. Kesha, “Rainbow”
5. Lady Gaga, “Joanne”
6. Ed Sheeran, “Divide”

– Best Alternative Music Album –

1. Arcade Fire, “Everything Now”
2. Father John Misty, “Pure Comedy”
3. Gorillaz, “Humanz”
4. LCD Soundsystem, “American Dream”
5. The National, “Sleep Well Beast”

– Best World Music Album –

1. Vicente Amigo, “Memoria de los Sentidos”
2. Buika, “Para Mi”
3. Anat Cohen and Trio Brasiliero, “Rosa Dos Ventos”
4. Ladysmith Black Mambazo, “Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration”
5. Tinariwen, “Elwan”

– Best Dance/Electronic Album –

1. Bonobo, “Migration”
2. Kraftwerk, “3-D The Catalogue”
3. Mura Masa, “Mura Masa”
4. Odesza, “A Moment Apart”
5. Sylvan Esso, “What Now”

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