List Of Nominees For Grammy Awards

November 29, 2017 No Comment
 



The 60th annual Grammy Awards which is scheduled to hold on the 28th of January 2018, with superstar and business mogul Jay-Z in led of the nominations as announced on Tuesday the 28th of November 2017. Though strange the US-based music industry embraced hip-hop for its top honors. 

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

Here you have a list of nominees in categories for the Grammy Awards, while winners would be unveiled at a gala in New York on January 28 2017

1. Record Of The Year
(Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.)
• Redbone
      Childish Gambino
      Ludwig Goransson, producer; Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson, Riley Mackin & Ruben Rivera, engineers/mixers; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer
• Despacito
      Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
      Josh Gudwin, Mauricio Rengifo & Andrés Torres, producers; Josh Gudwin & Jaycen Joshua, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer
• The Story Of O.J.
      JAY-Z
      JAY-Z & No I.D., producers; Jimmy Douglas & Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer
• HUMBLE.
      Kendrick Lamar
      Mike Will Made It, producer; Derek "MixedByAli" Ali, James Hunt & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer
• 24K Magic
      Bruno Mars
      Shampoo Press & Curl, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer
2. Album Of The Year
(Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.)
• "Awaken, My Love!"
      Childish Gambino
      Ludwig Goransson, producer; Bryan Carrigan, Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson, Riley Mackin & Ruben Rivera, engineers/mixers; Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer
• 4:44
      JAY-Z
      JAY-Z & No I.D., producers; Jimmy Douglas & Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, engineers/mixers; Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer
• DAMN.
      Kendrick Lamar
      DJ Dahi, Sounwave & Anthony Tiffith, producers; Derek "MixedByAli" Ali, James Hunt & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; K. Duckworth, D. Natche, M. Spears & A. Tiffith, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer
• Melodrama
      Lorde
      Jack Antonoff & Lorde, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Laura Sisk, engineers/mixers; Jack Antonoff & Ella Yelich-O'Connor, songwriters; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer
• 24K Magic
      Bruno Mars
      Shampoo Press & Curl, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars, songwriters; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer
3. Song Of The Year
(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)
• Despacito
      Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber)
• 4:44
      Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (JAY-Z)
• Issues
      Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)
• 1-800-273-8255
      Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)
• That's What I Like
      Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)
4. Best New Artist
(An artist will be considered for Best New Artist if their eligibility year release/s achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.)
• Alessia Cara
• Khalid
• Lil Uzi Vert
• Julia Michaels
• SZA
POP
5. Best Pop Solo Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.)
• Love So Soft
      Kelly Clarkson
• Praying
      Kesha
• Million Reasons
      Lady Gaga
• What About Us
      P!nk
• Shape Of You
      Ed Sheeran
6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.)
• Something Just Like This
      The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
• Despacito
      Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
• Thunder
      Imagine Dragons
• Feel It Still
      Portugal. The Man
• Stay
      Zedd & Alessia Cara
7. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.)
• Nobody But Me (Deluxe Version)
      Michael Bublé
• Triplicate
      Bob Dylan
• In Full Swing
      Seth MacFarlane
• Wonderland
      Sarah McLachlan
• Tony Bennett Celebrates 90
      (Various Artists)
      Dae Bennett, Producer
8. Best Pop Vocal Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal pop recordings.)
• Kaleidoscope EP
      Coldplay
• Lust For Life
      Lana Del Rey
• Evolve
      Imagine Dragons
• Rainbow
      Kesha
• Joanne
      Lady Gaga
• ÷ (Divide)
      Ed Sheeran
DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC
9. Best Dance Recording
(For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.)
• Bambro Koyo Ganda
      Bonobo Featuring Innov Gnawa
      Bonobo, producer; Bonobo, mixer
• Cola
      Camelphat & Elderbrook
      Mike Di Scala, Elderbrook & David Whelan, producers; Mike Di Scala, Elderbrook & David Whelan, mixers
• Andromeda
      Gorillaz Featuring DRAM
      Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett, Remi Kabaka & Anthony Khan, producers; Stephen Sedgwick, mixer
• Tonite
      LCD Soundsystem
      James Murphy, producer; James Murphy, mixer
• Line Of Sight
      Odesza Featuring WYNNE & Mansionair
      Clayton Knight & Harrison Mills, producers; Eric J Dubowsky, mixer
10. Best Dance/Electronic Album
(For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.)
• Migration
      Bonobo
• 3-D The Catalogue
      Kraftwerk
• Mura Masa
      Mura Masa
• A Moment Apart
      Odesza
• What Now
      Sylvan Esso
CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC
11. Best Contemporary Instrumental Album
(For albums containing approximately 51% or more playing time of instrumental material. For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new recordings.)
• What If
      The Jerry Douglas Band
• Spirit
      Alex Han
• Mount Royal
      Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge
• Prototype
      Jeff Lorber Fusion
• Bad Hombre
      Antonio Sanchez
ROCK
12. Best Rock Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.)
• You Want It Darker
      Leonard Cohen
• The Promise
      Chris Cornell
• Run
      Foo Fighters
• No Good
      Kaleo
• Go To War
      Nothing More
13. Best Metal Performance
(For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.)
• Invisible Enemy
      August Burns Red
• Black Hoodie
      Body Count

• Forever
      Code Orange
• Sultan’s Curse
      Mastodon
• Clockworks
      Meshuggah
14. Best Rock Song
(A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal songs. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)
• Atlas, Rise!
      James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica)
• Blood In The Cut
      JT Daly & Kristine Flaherty, songwriters (K.Flay)
• Go To War
      Ben Anderson, Jonny Hawkins, Will Hoffman, Daniel Oliver, David Pramik & Mark Vollelunga, songwriters (Nothing More)
• Run
      Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)
• The Stage
      Zachary Baker, Brian Haner, Matthew Sanders, Jonathan Seward & Brooks Wackerman, songwriters (Avenged Sevenfold)
15. Best Rock Album
(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.)
• Emperor Of Sand
      Mastodon
• Hardwired...To Self-Destruct
      Metallica
• The Stories We Tell Ourselves
      Nothing More
• Villains
      Queens Of The Stone Age
• A Deeper Understanding
      The War On Drugs
ALTERNATIVE
16. Best Alternative Music Album
(Vocal or Instrumental.)
• Everything Now
      Arcade Fire
• Humanz
      Gorillaz
• American Dream
      LCD Soundsystem
• Pure Comedy
      Father John Misty
• Sleep Well Beast
      The National

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