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DAMN, Kendrick Is Sweeping The 2018 Grammy Nominations

Get ready New York, the 60th annual Grammy Awards is coming to Madison Square Garden on Jan 28th, 2018. The official Grammy website recently unveiled the list of nominees with an array of all your favorite artists and songs that you’ve had in your playlist on repeat this year.

Cardi B’s hit a.k.a 2017 party anthem a.k.a the reason why everyone in Louboutins are yelling out “These is red bottoms, these is bloody shoes!,” “Bodak Yellow,” is nominated for categories such as Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. However, Kendrick Lamar seems to be the star as his name is dominating the list of nominees and being featured in a whopping 6 out of the 15 categories such as Album of The Year, Record of the Year for “Humble,” Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song again for “Humble” and lastly Best Rap Album for “Damn.”

 

 Check out the full list of categories along with their nominees below :

 

Album of the Year

  • Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
  • Jay Z – 4:44
  • Kendrick Lamar – Damn
  • Lorde – Melodrama
  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic

Record of the Year

  • Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee f/ Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
  • Jay Z – “The Story of O.J.”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
  • Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”

Song of the Year

  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee f/ Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
  • Jay Z – “4:44”
  • Julia Michaels – “Issues”
  • Logic f/ Alessia Cara and Khalid – “1-800-273-8255”
  • Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”

Best New Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • Khalid
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Julia Michaels
  • SZA

Best Rap Performance

  • Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
  • Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
  • Jay Z – “4:44”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
  • Migos f/ Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

  • 6LACK – “Prblms”
  • Goldlink f/ Brent Faiyaz, Shy Glizzy – “Crew”
  • Jay Z f/ Beyoncé – “Family Feud”
  • Kendrick Lamar f/ Rihanna – “Loyalty”
  • SZA f/ Travis Scott – “Love Galore”

Best Rap Song

  • Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow”
  • Danger Mouse f/ Run the Jewels and Big Boi – “Chase Me”
  • Kendrick Lamar – “Humble”
  • Rapsody – “Sassy”
  • Jay Z – “The Story of O.J.”

Best Rap Album

  • Jay Z – 4:44
  • Kendrick Lamar – Damn
  • Migos – Culture
  • Rapsody – Laila’s Wisdom
  • Tyler, the Creator – Scum Fuck Flower Boy

Best R&B Performance

  • Daniel Caesar f/ Kali Uchis – “Get You”
  • Kehlani – “Distraction”
  • Ledisi – “High”
  • Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”
  • SZA – “The Weekend”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • The Baylor Project – “Laugh and Move On”
  • Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
  • Anthony Hamilton f/ The Hamiltones – “What I’m Feelin’”
  • Ledisi – “All the Way”
  • Mali Music – “Still”

Best R&B Song

  • PJ Morton – “First Began”
  • Khalid – “Location”
  • Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
  • SZA – “Supermodel”
  • Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • 6LACK – Free 6LACK
  • Childish Gambino – Awaken, My Love!
  • Khalid – American Teen
  • SZA – Ctrl
  • The Weeknd – Starboy

Best R&B Album

  • Daniel Caesar – Freudian
  • Ledisi – Let Love Rule
  • Bruno Mars – 24K Magic
  • PJ Morton – Gumbo
  • Musiq Soulchild – Feel the Real

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Arcade Fire – Everything Now
  • Gorillaz – Humanz
  • LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
  • Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
  • The National – Sleep Well Beast

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Calvin Harris
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Blake Mills
  • No I.D.
  • The Stereotypes
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