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It’s “Music’s Biggest Night,” but with the announcement of the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards, this will launch a ton of debates among music fans.

Below is the list of this year’s GRAMMY nominations.  The 61st GRAMMY Awards will air live on Sunday, February 10 at 8 PM ET/5 PM PT on CBS.


Record Of The Year
“I Like It” – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
“The Joke” – Brandi Carlile
“This is America” – Childish Gambino
“God’s Plan” — Drake
“Shallow” — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“All The Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA
“Rockstar” — Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
“The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris & 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


Song Of The Year

“All The Stars” —Kendrick Lamar & SZA
“Boo’d Up” —Ella Mai
“God’s Plan” —Drake
“In My Blood” —Shawn Mendes
“The Joke” —Brandi Carlile
“The Middle” —Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
“Shallow” — Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“This Is America” —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 & Diana Krall
“Shallow” – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
“Girls Like You” – Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B
“Say Something” – Justin Timberlake featuring Chris Stapleton
“The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Love Is Here To Stay – Tony Bennett & Diana Krall
My Way – Willie Nelson
Nat “King” Cole & Me – Gregory Porter
Standards (Deluxe) – Seal
The Music…The Mem’ries…The Magic! – Barbra Streisand


Best Pop Vocal Album

Camila – Camila Cabello
Meaning of Life – Kelly Clarkson
Sweetener – Ariana Grande
Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
Beautiful Trauma – P!nk
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 Metal Performance
“Condemned to the Gallows” – Between the Buried and Me
“Honeycomb” – Deafheaven
“Electric Messiah” – High on Fire
“Betrayer” – Trivium
“On My Teeth” – Underoath

Best Rock Song
“Black Smoke Rising” — Greta Van Fleet
“Jumpsuit” — Twenty One Pilots
“MANTRA” — Bring Me The Horizon
“Masseduction” — St. Vincent
“Rats” — 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
“YOY” – Lalah Hathaway
“Best Part” – H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar
“First Began” – PJ Morton

Best Traditional R& B Performance
“Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand” – Leon Bridges
“Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight” – Bettye LaVette
“Honest” – Major.
“How Deep is Your Love” – PJ Morton feat Yebba
“Made for Love” – Charlie Wilson feat. Lalah Hathaway

Best R&B Song
“Boo’d Up” – Ella Mai
“Come Through and Chill” – Migeul feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi
“Feels Like Summer” – Childish Gambino
“Focus” – H.E.R.
“Long as I Live” – Toni Braxton

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 R&B Album
Sex & Cigarettes – Toni Braxton
Good Thing – Leon Bridges
Honestly – Lalah Hathaway
H.E.R. – H.E.R.
Gumbo Unplugged – PJ Morton


Best Rap Performance

“Be Careful” – Cardi B
“Nice for What” – Drake
“King’s Dead” – Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake
“Bubblin” – Anderson .Paak
“Sicko Mode” – Travis Scott

Best Rap/Sung Performance
“Like I Do” – Christina Aguilera feat. Goldlink
“Pretty Little Fears” – 6lack feat. J. Cole
“This Is America” – Childish Gambino
“All the Stars” – Kendrick Lamar & SZA
“Rockstar” – Post Malone feat. 21 Savage

Best Rap Song
“God’s Plan” – Drake
“King’s Dead” – Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, James Blake
“Lucky You” – Eminem
“Sicko Mode” – Travis Scott
“Win” – 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 Duo/Group Performance
“Shoot Me Straight” – Brothers Osborne
“Tequila” – Dan + Shay
“When Someone Stops Loving You” – Little Big Town
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill
“Meant to Be” – Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line

Best Country Song
“Break Up in the End” – Cole Swindell
“Dear Hate” – Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill
“Space Cowboy” – Kacey Musgraves
“Tequila” – Dan + Shay
“When Someone Stops Loving You” – Little Big Town

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

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