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The complete list of nominees for Grammys 2018



The complete list of nominees for Grammys 2018

Singer Andra Day announced the nominees for the 2018 Grammys live on CBS This Morning Tuesday. Jay-Z leads the nominations with eight, followed by Kendrick Lamar with seven and Bruno Mars with six. James Corden will host the show for the second year in a row. The party is moving from the Staples Center in L.A. to Madison Square Garden in New York City. Here is the complete list of nominees:

Album of the Year

  • Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!
  • Jay-Z, 4:44
  • Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
  • Lorde, Melodrama
  • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Record of the Year

  • Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)”
  • Jay Z, “The Story of O.J.”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE”
  • Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”
Song of the Year

  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)”
  • Jay-Z, “4:44”
  • Julia Michaels, “Issues”
  • Alessia Cara “1-800-273-8255 (feat. Khalid)”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

Best New Artist

  • Alessia Cara
  • Khalid
  • Lil Uzi Vert
  • Julia Michaels
  • SZA

Best Pop Performance

  • Kelly Clarkson, “Love So Soft”
  • Kesha, “Praying”
  • Lady Gaga, “Million Reasons”
  • Pink, “What About Us”
  • Ed Sheeran, “Shape of You”
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • The Chainsmokers and Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
  • Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, “Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)”
  • Imagine Dragons, “Thunder”
  • Portugal. The Man, “Feel It Still”
  • Zedd and Alessia Cara, “Stay”

Best Traditional Pop Album

  • Michael Bublé, Nobody But Me (Deluxe Version)
  • Bob Dylan, Triplicate
  • Seth MacFarlane, In Full Swing
  • Sarah McLachlan, Wonderland
Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Coldplay, Kaleidoscope EP
  • Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life
  • Imagine Dragons, Evolve
  • Kesha, Rainbow
  • Lady Gaga, Joanne
  • Ed Sheeran, ÷
Best Dance Recording

  • Bonobo, “Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)”
  • Camelphat and Elderbrook, “Cola”
  • Gorillaz, “Andromeda (feat. DRAM)”
  • LCD Soundsystem, “Tonite”
  • Odesza, “Line of Sight (feat. WYNNE and Mansionair)”

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Bonobo, Migration
  • Kraftwerk, 3-D The Catalogue
  • Mura Masa, Mura Masa
  • Odesza, A Moment Apart
  • Sylvan Esso, What Now
Best Rock Performance

  • Leonard Cohen, “You Want It Darker”
  • Chris Cornell, “The Promise”
  • Foo Fighters, “Run”
  • Kaleo, “No Good”
  • Nothing More, “Go to War”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • 6lack, Free 6lack
  • Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!
  • Khalid, American Teen
  • SZA, Ctrl
  • The Weeknd, Starboy

Best Rap Album

  • Jay-Z, 4:44
  • Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.
  • Migos, Culture
  • Rapsody, Laila’s Wisdom
  • Tyler, The Creator, Flower Boy

Best Country Album

  • Kenny Chesney, Cosmic Hallelujah
  • Lady Antebellum, Heart Break
  • Little Big Town, The Breaker
  • Thomas Rhett, Life Changes
  • Chris Stapleton, From a Room: Volume 1

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • The Baylor Project, The Journey
  • Jazzmeia Horn, A Social Call
  • Raul Midón, Bad Ass and Blind
  • Randy Porter Trio With Nancy King, Porter Plays Porter
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant, Dreams and Daggers

Best Gospel Album

  • Travis Greene, Crossover
  • Le’Andria, Bigger Than Me
  • Marvin Sapp, Close
  • Anita Wilson, Sunday Song
  • Cece Winans, Let Them Fall in Love
Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

  • Danny Gokey, Rise
  • Matt Maher, Echoes (Deluxe Edition)
  • MercyMe, Lifer
  • Tauren Wells, Hills and Valleys
  • Zach Williams, Chain Breaker

Best Latin Album

  • Alex Cuba, Lo Único Constante
  • Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte
  • La Santa Cecilia, Amar Y Vivir En Vivo Desde La Cuidad De México, 2017
  • Natalia Lafourcade, Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos)
  • Shakira, El Dorado

Best Americana Album

  • Gregg Allman, Southern Blood
  • Brent Cobb, Shine on Rainy Day
  • Iron & Wine, Beast Epic
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound
  • The Mavericks, Brand New Day

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Calvin Harris
  • No I.D.
  • Greg Kurstin
  • Blake Mills
  • The Stereotypes

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • “City of Stars,” La La Land
  • “How Far I’ll Go,” Moana
  • “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” Fifty Shades Darker
  • “Never Give Up,” Lion
  • “Stand Up for Something,” Marshall
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

  • The Jerry Douglas Band, What If
  • Alex Han, Spirit
  • Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, Mount Royal
  • Jeff Lorber Fusion, Prototype
  • Antonio Sanchez, Bad Hombre

Best Metal Performance

  • August Burns Red, “Invisible Enemy”
  • Body Count, “Black Hoodie”
  • Track from: Bloodlust
  • Code Orange, “Forever”
  • Mastodon, “Sultan’s Curse”
  • Meshuggah, “Clockworks”

Best Rock Song

  • Metallica, “Atlas, Rise!”
  • K.Flay, “Blood in the Cut”
  • Nothing More, “Go to War”
  • Foo Fighters, “Run”
  • Avenged Sevenfold, “The Stage”

Best Rock Album

  • Mastodon, Emperor of Sand
  • Metallica, Hardwired…To Self-Destruct
  • Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves
  • Queens of the Stone Age, Villains
  • The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding
Best Alternative Music Album

  • Arcade Fire, Everything Now
  • Gorillaz, Humanz
  • LCD Soundsystem, American Dream
  • Father John Misty, Pure Comedy
  • The National, Sleep Well Beast

Best R&B Performance

  • Daniel Caesar, “Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)”
  • Kehlani, “Distraction”
  • Ledisi, “High”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
  • SZA, “The Weekend”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • The Baylor Project, “Laugh and Move On”
  • Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
  • Anthony Hamilton, “What I’m Feelin’ (feat. The Hamiltones)”
  • Ledisi, “All the Way”
  • Mali Music, “Still”

Best R&B Song

  • PJ Morton, “First Began”
  • Khalid, “Location”
  • Childish Gambino, “Redbone”
  • SZA, “Supermodel”
  • Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

Best R&B Album

  • Daniel Caesar, Freudian
  • Ledisi, Let Love Rule
  • Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
  • PJ Morton, Gumbo
  • Musiq Soulchild, Feel the Real
Best Rap Performance

  • Big Sean, “Bounce Back”
  • Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
  • Jay-Z, “4:44”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
  • Migos, “Bad and Boujee (feat. Lil Uzi Vert)”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

  • Goldlink, “Crew (feat. Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy)”
  • Jay-Z, “Family Feud (feat. Beyoncé)”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “LOYALTY. (feat. Rihanna)”
  • SZA, “Love Galore (feat. Travis Scott)”

Best Rap Song

  • Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
  • Danger Mouse, “Chase Me (feat. Run the Jewels and Big Boi)”
  • Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
  • Rapsody, “Sassy”
  • Jay-Z, “the Story of O.J.”
Best Country Solo Performance

  • Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
  • Alison Krauss, “Losing You”
  • Miranda Lambert, “Tin Man”
  • Maren Morris, “I Could Use a Love Song”
  • Chris Stapleton, “Either Way”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Brothers Osborne, “It Ain’t My Fault”
  • Zac Brown Band, “My Old Man”
  • Lady Antebellum, “You Look Good”
  • Little Big Town, “Better Man”
  • Midland, “Drinkin’ Problem”

Best Country Song

  • Little Big Town, “Better Man”
  • Sam Hunt, “Body Like a Back Road”
  • Chris Stapleton, “Broken Halos”
  • Midland, “Drinkin’ Problem”
  • Miranda Lambert, “Tin Man”

Best New Age Album

  • Brian Eno, Reflection
  • India.ArieSongVersation: Medicine
  • Peter Kater, Dancing on Water
  • Kitaro, Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Volume 5
  • Steve Roach, Spiral Revelation
Best Improvised Jazz Solo

  • Sara Caswell, “Can’t Remember Why”
  • Billy Childs, “Dance of Shiva”
  • Fred Hersch, “Whisper Not”
  • John McLaughlin, “Miles Beyond”
  • Chris Potter, “Ilimba”

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Bill Charlap Trio, Uptown, Downtown
  • Billy Childs, Rebirth
  • Joey DeFrancesco and The People, Project Freedom
  • Fred Hersch, Open Book
  • Chris Potter, The Dreamer Is the Dream

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

  • John Beasley, MONK’estra Vol. 2
  • Alan Ferber Big Band, Jigsaw
  • Christian McBride Big Band, Bringin’ It
  • Vince Mendoza and WDR Big Band Cologne, Homecoming
  • Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge, Whispers on the Wind

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Antonio Adolfo, Hybrido – From Rio to Wayne Shorter
  • Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Oddara
  • Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves, Outra Coisa – The Music of Moacir Santos
  • Miguel Zenón, Típico
  • Pablo Ziegler Trio, Jazz Tango

Best Gospel Performance/Song

  • Tina Campbell, “Too Hard Not To”
  • JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, “You Deserve It (feat. Bishop Cortez Vaughn)
  • Le’Andria, “Better Days”
  • The Walls Group, “My Life”
  • CeCe Winans, “Never Have to Be Alone”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

  • Casting Crowns, “Oh My Soul”
  • Natalie Grant, “Clean”
  • Hillsong Worship, “What a Beautiful Name”
  • MercyMe, “Even If”
  • Tauren Wells, “Hills and Valleys”
Best Roots Gospel Album

  • The Collingsworth Family, The Best of the Collingsworth Family – Volume 1
  • Larry Cordle, Give Me Jesus
  • Joseph Habedank, Resurrection
  • Reba McEntire, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope
  • Karen Peck and New River, Hope for All Nations

Best Latin Pop Album

  • Alex Cuba, Lo Único Constante
  • Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte
  • La Santa Cecilia, Amar Y Vivir En Vivo Desde La Ciudad De México, 2017
  • Natalia Lafourcade, Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos)
  • Shakira, El Dorado

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

  • Bomba Estéreo, Ayo
  • C4 Trío and Desorden Público, Pa’ Fuera
  • Jorge Drexler, Salvavidas de Hielo
  • Los Amigos Invisibles, El Paradise
  • Residente, Residente

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

  • Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda, Ni Diablo Ni Santo
  • Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga, Ayer Y Hoy
  • Alex Campos, Momentos
  • Aida Cuevas, Arriero Somos Versiones Acústicas
  • Various Artists, Zapateando En El Norte

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • Albita, Albita
  • Doug Beavers, Art of the Arrangement
  • Rubén Blades Con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta, Salsa Big Band
  • Silvestre Dangond, Gente Valiente
  • Diego El Cigala, Indestructible
Best American Roots Performance

  • Alabama Shakes, “Killer Diller Blues”
  • Blind Boys of Alabama, “Let My Mother Live”
  • Glen Campbell, “Arkansas Farmboy”
  • Leonard Cohen, “Steer Your Way”
  • Alison Krauss, “I Never Cared for You”

Best American Roots Song

  • David Rawlings, “Cumberland Gap”
  • The Mavericks, “I Wish You Well”
  • Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, “If We Were Vampires”
  • Rodney Crowell, “It Ain’t Over Yet (feat. Rosanne Cash and John Paul White)”
  • Gregg Allman, “My Only True Friend”

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Michael Cleveland, Fiddler’s Dream
  • The Infamous Stringdusters, Laws of Gravity
  • Bobby Osborne, Original
  • Noam Pikelny, Universal Favorite
  • Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, All The Rage – In Concert Volume One [Live]

Best Traditional Blues Album

  • Eric Bibb, Migration Blues
  • Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio, Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio
  • R.L. Boyce, Roll and Tumble
  • Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi, Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train
  • The Rolling Stones, Blue & Lonesome

Best Contemporary Blues Album

  • Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm
  • Sonny Landreth, Recorded Live in Lafayette
  • Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo, TajMo
  • Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Got Soul
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band, Live From the Fox Oakland

Best Folk Album

  • Aimee Mann, Mental Illness
  • Laura Marling, Semper Femina
  • Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts
  • The Secret Sisters, You Don’t Own Me Anymore
  • Yusuf/Cat Stevens, The Laughing Apple

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Top of the Mountain
  • Ho’okena, Ho’okena 3.0
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers, Kalenda
  • Northern Cree, Miyo Kekisepa, Make a Stand [Live]
  • Josh Tatofi, Pua Kiele

Best Reggae Album

  • Chronixx, Chronology
  • Common Kings, Lost in Paradise
  • J Boog, Wash House Ting
  • Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley, Stony Hill
  • Morgan Heritage, Avrakedabra
Best World Music Album

  • Vicente Amigo, Memoria De Los Sentidos
  • Buika, Para Mi
  • Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro, Rosa Dos Ventos
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration
  • Tinariwen, Elwan

Best Children’s Album

  • Gustafer Yellowgold, Brighter Side
  • Lisa Loeb, Feel What U Feel
  • Justin Roberts, Lemonade
  • Alphabet Rockers, Rise Shine #Woke
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Songs of Peace & Love for Kids & Parents Around the World

Best Spoken Word Album

  • Neil Degrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
  • Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run
  • Shelly Peiken, Confessions of a Serial Songwriter
  • Bernie Sanders and Mark Ruffalo, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In (Bernie Sanders)
  • Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist

Best Comedy Album

  • Dave Chappelle, The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas
  • Jim Gaffigan, Cinco
  • Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Before Seinfeld
  • Sarah Silverman, A Speck of Dust
  • Kevin Hart, What Now?

Best Musical Theater Album

  • Come From Away
  • Dear Evan Hansen
  • Hello, Dolly!

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Baby Driver
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
  • Hidden Figures: The Album
  • La La Land
  • Moana: The Songs

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Jóhann Jóhannsson, Arrival
  • Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk
  • Ramin Djawadi, Game of Thrones: Season 7,
  • Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer, Hidden Figures
  • Justin Hurwitz, La La Land

Best Instrumental Composition

  • Le Boeuf Brothers & JACK Quartet, “Alkaline”
  • Vince Mendoza & WDR Big Band Cologne, “Choros #3”
  • Nate Smith, “Home Free (For Peter Joe)”
  • Arturo O’Farrill and Chucho Valdés, “Three Revolutions”
  • Chuck Owen and the Jazz Surge, “Warped Cowboy”

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

  • Chuck Owen, “All Hat, No Saddle”
  • John Williams, “Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra From Catch Me If You Can
  • Nate Smith, “Home Free (For Peter Joe)”
  • John Beasley, “Ugly Beauty/Pannonica”
  • Chris Walden, “White Christmas”

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

  • Justin Hurwitz, “Another Day of Sun”
  • Jorge Calandrelli, “Every Time We Say Goodbye”
  • Joel McNeely, “I Like Myself”
  • Shelly Berg, Gregg Field, Gordon Goodwin and Clint Holmes, “I Loves You Porgy/There’s A Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon For New York”
  • Randy Newman, “Putin”

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