Grammy Nominees Announced
With eight nods, Jay-Z led the nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards, announced earlier this morning. He’s followed by Kendrick Lamar, whose album DAMN. scored seven. Bruno Mars racked up six noms, while Childish Gambino (aka actor Donald Glover), newcomers SZA and Khalid, and producer No I.D. (who worked on Jay-Z’s 4:44) landed five each.
Here are the nominations in the Top Four categories:
RECORD OF THE YEAR
Childish Gambino: “Redbone”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber: “Despacito”
Jay-Z: “The Story Of O.J.”
Kendrick Lamar: “Humble”
Bruno Mars: “24K Magic”
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Chidlish Gambino: Awaken, My Love!
Kendrick Lamar: Damn
Bruno Mars: 24K Magic
SONG OF THE YEAR (Songwriter’s Award)
“Despacito”: Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton
“4:44”: Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson
“Issues”: Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter
“1-800-273-8255”: Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson
“That’s What I Like”: Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip
BEST NEW ARTIST
Lil Uzi Vert
GO HERE to see the complete list of nominations. Winners will be announced at the 60th Grammy Awards, broadcast live from Madison Square Garden on CBS-TV on Sunday, January 28.