2020 Grammy Awards Nominees

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on January 26, 2020, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and the nominations are being announced on Wednesday morning. With South Africa’s very own Trevor Noah scooping a nom for Best Comedy Album for Son of Patricia and Nigeria’s Burna Boy, getting a nod for African Giant, from Africa to the world we go! See below for a full list of this year’s nominated artists.

Album of the Year

Bon Iver – i,i
Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go
H.E.R. – I Used to Know Her
Lil Nas X – 7
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You
Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride

Best New Artist

Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank And The Bangas
Yola

Record of the Year

Bon Iver, “Hey Ma”
Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 rings”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Khalid, “Talk”
Lil Nas X, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone, “Sunflower”

Song of the Year

Lady Gaga, “Always Remember Us This Way”
Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Brandi Carlile, “Bring My Flowers Now”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Taylor Swift, “Lover”
Lana Del Rey, “Norman Fucking Rockwell”
Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Love”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”

Best Rap Album

Dreamville, Revenge of the Dreamers III
Meek Mill, Championships
21 Savage, I Am > I Was
Tyler, The Creator, IGOR
YBN Cordae, The Lost Boy

Best Rap Song

YBN Cordae feat. Chance The Rapper, “Bad Idea”
Rick Ross feat. Drake, “Gold Roses”
21 Savage feat. J. Cole, “A Lot”
Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy, “Racks In The Middle”
DaBaby, “Suge”

Best Rap Performance

J. Cole, “Middle Child”
DaBaby, “Suge”
Dreamville, “Down Bad”
Nipsey Hussle, “Racks In The Middle”
Offset feat. Cardi B, “Clout”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

DJ Khaled feat. Nipsey Hussle, John Legend, “Higher”
Lil Baby & Gunna, “Drip Too Hard”
Lil Nas X, “Panini”
Mustard feat. Roddy Ricch, “Ballin'”
Young Thug feat. Travis Scott and J. Cole, “The London”

Best Pop Solo Performance

Beyonce, “Spirit”
Billie Eilish, “Bad Guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Taylor Swift, “You Need To Calm Down”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Ariana Grande & the Social House – “Boyfriend”
The Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Lil Nas X – “Old Town Road” [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus]
Post Malone – “Sunflower” [ft. Swae Lee]
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – “Señorita”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Beyoncé – The Lion King: The Gift
Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Ariana Grande – thank u, next
Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project
Taylor Swift – Lover

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar, “Love Again” ft. Brandy
H.E.R., “Couldn’t Been Her” ft. Bryson Tiller
Lizzo, “Exactly How I Feel” ft. Gucci Mane
Lucky Daye, “Roll Some Mo”
Anderson .Paak, “Come Home” ft. Andre 3000

Best R&B Album

BJ The Chicago Kid, 1123
Lucky Daye, Painted
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
PJ Morton, Paul
Anderson .Paak, Ventura

Best R&B Song

H.E.R. Featuring Bryson Tiller, “Could’ve Been”
Emily King & Jeremy Most, “Look At Me Now”
Chris Brown Featuring Drake, “No Guidance”
Lucky Daye, “Roll Some Mo”
PJ Morton, “No Guidance”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Steve Lacy, Apollo XXI
Lizzo, Cuz I Love You
Georgia Anne Muldrow, Overload
NAO, Saturn
Jessie Reyez, Being Human In Public

Best Rock Song

Tool, “Fear Inoculum”
The 1975, “Give Yourself a Try”
Vampire Weekend, “Harmony Hall”
Brittany Howard, “History Repeats”
Gary Clark Jr., “This Land”

Best Rock Album

Bring Me the Horizon, amo
Cage the Elephant, Social Cues
The Cranberries, In the End
I Prevail, Trauma
Rival Sons, Feral Roots

Best Alternative Music Album

Big Thief, U.F.O.F.
James Blake, Assume Form
Bon Iver, i,i
Vampire Weekend, Father of the Bride
Thom Yorke, Anima

Best Dance Recording

Bonobo, “Linked”
The Chemical Brothers, “Got to Keep On”
Medusa, “Piece of Your heart”
RÜFÜS DU SOL, “Underwater”
Skrillex and Boys Noize, “Midnight Hour”

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Apparat, LP5
The Chemical Brothers, No Geography
Flume, Hi This is Flume
RÜFÜS DU SOL, Solace
Tyco, Weather

Producer of the Year (Non-Classical)

Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas
Ricky Reed

Best Music Video

The Chemical Brothers, “We’ve Got To Try”
Gary Clark Jr., “This Land”
FKA twigs, “Cellophane”
Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Tove Lo, “Glad He’s Gone”


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