Grammy Awards 2019 Nominations: Check Out Complete List of Nominees for the 61st Annual Ceremony
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The most prestigious musical event of the year, Grammy Awards is getting closer. Fans globally can’t wait for any more to see their favourite artists ruling the stage and also win a trophy on February 10, 2019. CBS will broadcast the 61st annual awards ceremony from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As there are not many days left for the glamorous night, on December 7, the 2018 Grammy Awards nominations were made live on the website; grammy.com. Before we begin, Black Panther fans can rejoice as Kendrick Lamar leads the crowd of nominees with eight nods. 60th Annual Grammy Awards 2018 Winners: Complete List of Music Artists who Won in Top Categories at Grammys. 

Drake is in the second with seven nominations. After controversy about the Grammy’s failure to recognise women’s achievements at the 2018 ceremony, Lady Gaga and Cardi B are dominating the Grammy Awards 2019 nominations list with five nods each. Below is the complete nominations list for the 61st annual Grammys. Just One Female Win Big at Grammy Awards 2018; Pink, Lady Gaga & Others Voice their Dissatisfaction. 

Record of the Year

I Like It — Cardi B, Bad Bunny and J Balvin

The Joke — Brandi Carlile

This Is America — Childish Gambino

God’s Plan — Drake

Shallow — Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

All the Stars — Kendrick Lamar and SZA

Rockstar — Post Malone featuring 21 Savage

The Middle — Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

Album of the Year

Invasion of Privacy — Cardi B

By the Way, I Forgive You — Brandi Carlile

Scorpion — Drake

H.E.R. — H.E.R.

Beerbongs & Bentleys — Post Malone

Dirty Computer — Janelle Monáe

Golden Hour — Kacey Musgraves

Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists) — Kendrick Lamar

Song of the Year

All the Stars — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears and Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar and SZA)

Boo’d Up — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai and Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)

God’s Plan — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

In My Blood — Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes and Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes)

The Joke — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

The Middle — Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha and Anton Zaslavski, songwriters (Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey)

Shallow — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)

This Is America — Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

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

Colors — Beck

Havana (Live) — Camila Cabello

God Is a Woman — Ariana Grande

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

Better Now — Post Malone

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Fall in Line — Christina Aguilera featuring Demi Lovato

Don’t Go Breaking My Heart — Backstreet Boys

’S Wonderful — Tony Bennett and Diana Krall

Shallow — Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

Girls Like You — Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B

Say Something — Justin Timberlake featuring Chris Stapleton

The Middle — Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

Best Pop Vocal Album

Camila — Camila Cabello

Meaning of Life — Kelly Clarkson

Sweetener — Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes — Shawn Mendes

Beautiful Trauma — Pink

Reputation — Taylor Swift

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

Uncomfortable — Halestorm

Best Rock Song

Black Smoke Rising — Jacob Thomas Kiszka, Joshua Michael Kiszka, Samuel Francis Kiszka and Daniel Robert Wagner, songwriters (Greta Van Fleet)

Jumpsuit — Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots)

Mantra — Jordan Fish, Matthew Kean, Lee Malia, Matthew Nicholls and Oliver Sykes, songwriters (Bring Me the Horizon)

Masseduction — Jack Antonoff and Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)

Rats — Tom Dalgety and A Ghoul Writer, songwriters (Ghost)

Best Rock Album

Rainier Fog — Alice in Chains

Mania — Fall Out Boy

Prequelle — Ghost

From the Fires — Greta Van Fleet

Pacific Daydream — Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album

Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino — Arctic Monkeys

Colors — Beck

Utopia — Björk

American Utopia — David Byrne

Masseduction — St. Vincent

Best R&B Performance

Long As I Live — Toni Braxton

Summer — The Carters

Y O Y — Lalah Hathaway

Best Part — H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar

First Began — PJ Morton

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Everything Is Love — The Carters

The Kids Are Alright — Chloe x Halle

Chris Dave and the Drumhedz — Chris Dave and the Drumhedz

War & Leisure — Miguel

Ventriloquism — Meshell Ndegeocello

Best Rap Performance

Be Careful — Cardi B

Nice for What — Drake

King’s Dead — Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake

Bubblin — Anderson.Paak

Sicko Mode — Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk and Swae Lee

Best Rap Song

God’s Plan — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

King’s Dead — Kendrick Duckworth, Samuel Gloade, James Litherland, Johnny McKinzie, Mark Spears, Travis Walton, Nayvadius Wilburn and Michael Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future and James Blake)

Lucky You — R. Fraser, G. Lucas, M. Mathers, M. Samuels and J. Sweet, songwriters (Eminem Featuring Joyner Lucas)

Sicko Mode — Khalif Brown, Rogét Chahayed, BryTavious Chambers, Mike Dean, Mirsad Dervic, Kevin Gomringer, Tim Gomringer, Aubrey Graham, John Edward Hawkins, Chauncey Hollis, Jacques Webster, Ozan Yildirim and Cydel Young, songwriters (Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk and Swae Lee)

Win — K. Duckworth, A. Hernandez, J. McKinzie, M. Samuels and C. Thompson, songwriters (Jay Rock)

Best Rap Album

Invasion of Privacy — Cardi B

Swimming — Mac Miller

Victory Lap — Nipsey Hussle

Daytona — Pusha T

Astroworld — Travis Scott

Best Country Solo Performance

Wouldn’t It Be Great? — Loretta Lynn

Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters — Maren Morris

Butterflies — Kacey Musgraves

Millionaire — Chris Stapleton

Parallel Line — Keith Urban

Best Country Album

Unapologetically — Kelsea Ballerini

Port Saint Joe — Brothers Osborne

Girl Going Nowhere — Ashley McBryde

Golden Hour — Kacey Musgraves

From A Room: Volume 2 — Chris Stapleton

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Diamond Cut — Tia Fuller

Live in Europe — Fred Hersch Trio

Seymour Reads The Constitution! — Brad Mehldau Trio

Still Dreaming — Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley and Brian Blade

Emanon — The Wayne Shorter Quartet

Best Latin Pop Album

Prometo — Pablo Alboran

Sincera — Claudia Brant

Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos), Vol. 2 — Natalia Lafourcade

2:00 AM — Raquel Sofía

Vives Carlos — Vives

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Claroscura — Aterciopelados

Coastcity — Coastcity

Encanto Tropical — Monsieur Periné

Gourmet — Orishas

Aztlán — Zoé

Best Americana Album

By the Way, I Forgive You — Brandi Carlile

Things Have Changed — Bettye LaVette

The Tree of Forgiveness — John Prine

The Lonely, the Lonesome & the Gone — Lee Ann Womack

One Drop of Truth — The Wood Brothers

Best Song Written for Visual Media

All the Stars — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Alexander William Shuckburgh, Mark Anthony Spears and Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar and SZA)

Mystery of Love — Sufjan Stevens, songwriter (Sufjan Stevens)

Remember Me — Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, songwriters (Miguel Featuring Natalia Lafourcade)

Shallow — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper)

This Is Me — Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, songwriters (Keala Settle and The Greatest Showman Ensemble)

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Boi-1da

Larry Klein

Linda Perry

Kanye West

Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video

Apes**t — The Carters

This Is America — Childish Gambino

I’m Not Racist — Joyner Lucas

Pynk — Janelle Monáe

Mumbo Jumbo — Tierra Whack

As the list is out, fans all over are already imploring for their favourite musician to take at least one award home. Women are clearly reigning in all the categories this time. And we hope that we will get to see many deserving ladies and gentlemen winning the prestigious Grammy Award 2019, all fair and square.