Here Is the Complete List of 2019 Grammy Nominees

When the 61st annual Grammy Awards air in February, viewers will be treated to an especially memorable evening to celebrate all the music we loved in 2018. After an unexpected delay in announcing the nominees for this year’s show, the Recording Academy took to Apple Music and CBS News to stagger its announcements on Friday morning, then released the full list on the Grammy Awards website. Likely nominees included performers like Cardi B, Drake and Kendrick Lamar — all of whom have multiple nominations across the extensive category lineup — while surprise nominees included Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga for their work on A Star Is Born.

With all this in mind, let’s check out the list of nominees.

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Record of the year

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin (“I Like It”)
Brandi Carlile (“The Joke”)
Childish Gambino (“This Is America”)
Drake (“God’s Plan”)
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (“Shallow”)
Kendrick Lamar & SZA (“All the Stars”)
Post Malone feat. 21 Savage (“Rockstar”)
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey (“The Middle”)

Album of the year

Cardi B (Invasion of Privacy)
Brandi Carlile (By the Way, I Forgive You)
Drake (Scorpion)
H.E.R. (H.E.R.)
Post Malone (Beerbongs & Bentleys)
Janelle Monáe (Dirty Computer)
Kacey Musgraves (Golden Hour)
Various Artists (Black Panther: The Album, Music From and Inspired By)

Song of the year

Kendrick Lamar & SZA (“All the Stars”)
Ella Mai (“Boo’d Up”)
Drake (“God’s Plan”)
Shawn Mendes (“In My Blood”)
Brandi Carlile (“The Joke”)
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey (“The Middle”)
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (“Shallow”)
Childish Gambino (“This Is America”)

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

Beck (“Colors”)
Camila Cabello (“Havana [Live]”)
Ariana Grande (“God Is a Woman”)
Lady Gaga (“Joanne [Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?]”)
Post Malone (“Better Now”)

Best pop duo/group performance

Christina Aguilera feat. Demi Lovato (“Fall in Line”)
Backstreet Boys (“Don’t Go Breaking My Heart”)
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall (“‘S Wonderful”)
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (“Shallow”)
Maroon 5 feat. Cardi B (“Girls Like You”)
Justin Timberlake feat. Chris Stapleton (“Say Something”)
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey (“The Middle”)

Best traditional pop vocal album

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

Best pop vocal album

Camila Cabello (Camila)
Kelly Clarkson (Meaning of Life)
Ariana Grande (Sweetener)
Shawn Mendes (Shawn Mendes)
Pink (Beautiful Trauma)
Taylor Swift (Reputation)

Best dance recording

Above & Beyond feat. Richard Bedford (“Northern Soul”)
Disclosure feat. Fatoumata Diawara (“Ultimatum”)
Fisher (“Losing It”)
Silk City & Dua Lipa feat. Diplo & Mark Ronson (“Electricity”)
Virtual Self (“Ghost Voices”)

Best dance/electronic album

Jon Hopkins (Singularity)
Justice (Woman Worldwide)
Sofi Tukker (Treehouse)
Sophie (Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides)
TOKiMONSTA (Lune Rouge)

Best contemporary instrumental album

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (The Emancipation Procrastination)
Steve Gadd Band (Steve Gadd Band)
Julian Lage (Modern Lore)
Marcus Miller (Laid Back)
Simon Phillips (Protocol 4)

Best rock performance

Arctic Monkeys (“Four out of Five”)
Chris Cornell (“When Bad Does Good”)
The Fever 333 (“Made an America”)
Greta Van Fleet (“Highway Tune”)
Halestorm (“Uncomfortable”)

Best metal performance

Between the Buried and Me (“Condemned to the Gallows”)
Deafhaven (“Honeycomb”)
High on Fire (“Electric Messiah”)
Trivium (“Betrayer”)
Underoath (“On My Teeth”)

Best rock song

Jacob Thomas Kiszka, Joshua Michael Kiszka, Samuel Francis Kiszka & Daniel Robert Wagner, songwriters; Greta Van Fleet (“Black Smoke Rising”)
Tyler Joseph, songwriter; Twenty One Pilots (“Jumpsuit”)
Jordan Fish, Matthew Kean, Lee Malia, Matthew Nicholls & Oliver Sykes, songwriters; Bring Me the Horizon (“Mantra”)
Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters; St. Vincent (“Masseducation”)
Tom Dalgety & A Ghoul Writer, songwriters; Ghost (“Rats”)

Best rock album

Alice in Chains (Rainier Fog)
Fall Out Boy (M A N I A)
Ghost (Prequelle)
Greta Van Fleet (From the Fires)
Weezer (Pacific Daydream)

Best alternative music album

Arctic Monkeys (Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino)
Beck (Colors)
Björk (Utopia)
David Byrne (American Utopia)
St. Vincent (Masseducation)

Best R&B performance

Toni Braxton (“Long as I Live”)
The Carters (“Summer”)
Lalah Hathaway (“Y O Y”)
H.E.R. feat. Daniel Caesar (“Best Part”)
PJ Morton (“First Began”)

Best traditional R&B performance

Leon Bridges (“Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand”)
Bettye LaVette (“Don’t Fall Apart On Me Tonight”)
MAJOR. (“Honest”)
PJ Morton feat. YEBBA (“How Deep Is Your Love”)
Charlie Wilson feat. Lalah Hathaway (“Made for Love”)

Best R&B song

Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters; Ella Mai (“Boo’d Up”)
Jermaine Cole, Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters; Miguel feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi (“Come Through and Chill”)
Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters; Childish Gambino (“Feels Like Summer”)
Darhyl Camper Jr., H.E.R. & Justin Love, songwriters; H.E.R. (“Focus”)
Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters; Toni Braxton (“Long as I Live”)

Best urban contemporary album

The Carters (Everything Is Love)
Chloe x Halle (The Kids Are Alright)
Chris Dave and the Drumhedz (Chris Dave and the Drumhedz)
Miguel (War & Leisure)
Meshell Ndegeocello (Ventriloquism)

Best R&B album

Toni Braxton (Sex & Cigarettes)
Leon Bridges (Good Thing)
Lalah Hathaway (Honestly)
H.E.R. (H.E.R.)
PJ Morton (Gumbo Unplugged [Live])

Best rap performance

Cardi B (“Be Careful”)
Drake (“Nice for What”)
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake (“King’s Dead”)
Anderson .Paak (“Bubblin”)
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee (“Sicko Mode”)

Best rap/sung performance

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

Best rap song

Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters; Drake (“God’s Plan”)
Kendrick Duckworth, Samuel Gloade, James Litherland, Johnny McKinzie, Mark Spears, Travis Walton, Nayvadius Wilburn & Michael Williams II, songwriters; Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake (“King’s Dead”)
R. Fraser, G. Lucas, M. Mathers, M. Samuels & J. Sweet, songwriters; Eminem feat. Joyner Lucas (“Lucky You”)
Khalif Brown, Rogét Chahayed, BryTavious Chambers, Mike Dean, Mirsad Dervic, Kevin Gomringer, Tim Gomringer, Aubrey Graham, John Edward Hawkins, Chauncey Hollis, Jacques Webster, Ozan Yildirim & Cydel Young, songwriters; Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee (“Sicko Mode”)
K. Duckworth, A. Hernandez, J. McKinzie, M. Samuels & C. Thompson, songwriters; Jay Rock (“Win”)

Best rap album

Cardi B (Invasion of Privacy)
Mac Miller (Swimming)
Nipsey Hussle (Victory Lap)
Pusha T (Daytona)
Travis Scott (Astroworld)

Best country solo performance

Loretta Lynn (“Wouldn’t It Be Great?”)
Maren Morris (“Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters”)
Kacey Musgraves (“Butterflies”)
Chris Stapleton (“Millionaire”)
Keith Urban (“Parallel Line”)

Best country duo/group performance

Brothers Osborne (“Shoot Me Straight”)
Dan Shay (“Tequila”)
Little Big Town (“When Someone Stops Loving You”)
Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill (“Dear Hate”)
Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line (“Meant to Be”)

Best country song

Jessie Jo Dillon, Chase McGill & Jon Nite, songwriters; Cole Swindell (“Break Up in the End”)
Tom Douglas, David Hodges & Maren Morris, songwriters; Maren Morris feat. Vince Gill (“Dear Hate”)
Rhett Akins, Ross Copperman, Ashley Gorley & Ben Hayslip, songwriters; Blake Shelton (“I Lived It”)
Luke Laird, Shane McAnally & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters; Kacey Musgraves (“Space Cowboy”)
Nicolle Galyon, Jordan Reynolds & Dan Smyers, songwriters; Dan + Shay (“Tequila”)
Hillary Lindsey, Chase McGill & Lori McKenna, songwriters; Little Big Town (“When Someone Stops Loving You”)

Best country album

Kelsea Ballerini (Unapologetically)
Brothers Osborne (Port Saint Joe)
Ashley McBryde (Girl Going Nowhere)
Kacey Musgraves (Golden Hour)
Chris Stapleton (From a Room: Volume 2)

Best new age album

Lisa Gerrard & David Kuckhemann (Hiraeth)
Snatam Kaur (Beloved)
Opium Moon (Opium Moon)
Steve Roach (Molecules of Motion)
Jim Kimo West (Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island)

Best comedy album

Patton Oswalt (Annihilation)
Dave Chapelle (Equanimity & the Bird Revelation)
Jim Gaffigan (Noble Ape)
Fred Armisen (Standup for Drummers)
Chris Rock (Tamborine)

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media

Call Me by Your Name
Deadpool 2
The Greatest Showman
Lady Bird
Stranger Things

Best score soundtrack for visual media

Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther)
Benjamin Wallfisch & Hans Zimmer (Blade Runner 2049)
Michael Giacchino (Coco)
Alexandre Desplat (The Shape of Water)
John Williams (Star Wars: The Last Jedi)

Best song written for visual media

Kendrick Lamar & SZA (“All the Stars”)
Sufjan Stevens (“Mystery of Love”)
Miguel feat. Natalia Lafourcade (“Remember Me”)
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper (“Shallow”)
Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble (“This Is Me”)

Producer of the year, non-classical

Boi-1da
Larry Klein
Linda Perry
Kanye West
Pharrell Williams

Best music video

The Carters (“Apeshit”)
Childish Gambino (“This Is America”)
Joyner Lucas (“I’m Not Racist”)
Janelle Monáe (“Pynk”)
Tierra Whack (“Mumbo Jumbo”)

Best music film

Eric Clapton: Life in 12 Bars
Whitney
Quincy
Itzhak
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To see the full list of nominees, check out the Grammy Awards website. The 61st Annual Grammy Awards air on Feb. 10 at 8/7c on CBS.

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