And The 60th Annual Grammy Awards Nominees Are…

GRAMMY Awards Nominees List

The Recording Academy™ welcomes this year’s class of GRAMMY® nominees today! With 22,000 submissions across 84 categories, these nominations showcase some of the most talented music makers of the past awards year. The GRAMMY is the only peer-selected music award, being voted on by the Recording Academy’s membership body of music makers. The music makers represent all genres and creative disciplines, including recording artists, songwriters, producers, mixers, and engineers.

Leading Nominees

Already being a 21-time GRAMMY award winner, JAY-Z takes the lead with 8 nominations. Kendrick Lamar follows with 7 nominations while Bruno Mars has 6 nominations. Childish Gambino, Khalid, No I.D. and SZA all have 5 nominations.

Grammy Leading Nominations

Words From The Recording Academy

Neil Portnow, the President/CEO of the Recording Academy, stated, “I’m inspired by this year’s nominees and the incredible talent each possesses. Their recordings are a true testament to how creatively alive and meaningful our music industry has become. Each nominee uses their craft to inspire, uplift, and tell stories of our world through their artistry. They provide a vibrant soundtrack that represents the highest level of excellence and continues to impact and reflect our culture.”

In addition, Bill Freimuth, the Recording Academy Senior Vice President of Awards, stated, “The beauty of our process begins and ends with the participation of music professionals. Our nominations reflect the expertise and passion of Recording Academy voting members.”


The final round of GRAMMY voting is December 7th-21st, 2017. The GRAMMY Awards® will be presented by the Recording Academy on Sunday, January 28th, 2018. It will be live from Madison Square Garden in New York and broadcast on the CBS Television Network from 7:30-11:00 pm ET/4:30-8:00 pm PT.


Some of the nominations you will see at the GRAMMY Awards:

Record Of The Year:
“Redbone” — Childish Gambino
“Despacito” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
“The Story Of O.J.” — JAY-Z
“HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar
“24K Magic” — Bruno Mars
Album Of The Year:
“Awaken, My Love!” — Childish Gambino
4:44 — JAY-Z
DAMN. — Kendrick Lamar
Melodrama — Lorde
24K Magic — Bruno Mars
Song Of The Year:
“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)
Best New Artist:
Alessia Cara
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels
Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Love So Soft” — Kelly Clarkson
“Praying” — Kesha
“Million Reasons” — Lady Gaga
“What About Us” — P!nk
“Shape Of You” — Ed Sheeran
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
“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
Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Migration — Bonobo
3-D The Catalogue — Kraftwerk
Mura Masa — Mura Masa
A Moment Apart — Odesza
What Now — Sylvan Esso
Best Rock Performance:
“You Want It Darker” — Leonard Cohen
“The Promise” — Chris Cornell
“Run” — Foo Fighters
“No Good” — Kaleo
“Go To War” — Nothing More

Find all the talent who are nominated for the 60th GRAMMY Awards in New York with the Full Nominees List.

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FestPop Staff Writer, Katherine Bennett






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