Jay-Z And Kendrick Lamar Lead With The Most Grammy Noms

The biggest night in music is underway.

The nominations for the 60th Grammy awards were announced Tuesday morning ( Nov. 28) and revealed Jay-Z leading the nominations with a total of eight, followed by Kendrick Lamar, whose album “DAMN.” racked up seven.

Rap icon Jay-Z was the only artist to receive nominations in the top three categories for his 13th studio album “4:44.” Alongside Kendrick, he’s also followed by Bruno Mars with a total of six nominations and Childish Gambino with a total of five.

The Grammys will also be a special night for newcomers Cardi B, SZA, and Khalid who received nominations for the first time. The awards show will air live from Madison Square Garden in NYC, on Jan. 28 on CBS.

Here’s the list of nominees for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards:

Album of the Year

“Awaken, My Love!” – Childish Gambino

“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar

“4:44” – Kendrick Lamar

“24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

“Melodrama’ – Lorde


Record of the Year

“RedBone” – Childish Gambino

“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber

“Story of O.J.” – Jay-Z

“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar

“24K Magic” – Bruno Mars


Song of The Year

“Despacito” – Luis Fonsi

“4:44” – Jay-Z

“Issues” – Julia Michaels

“1-800-273-8255” – Logic feat. Alessia Cara

“That’s What I Like’ – Bruno Mars


Best Rap Album

“4:44” – Jay-Z

“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar

“Culture” – Migos

“Laila’s Wisdom”- Rapsody

“Flower Boy” – Tyler The Creator


Best Rap Performance

“Bounce Back” – Big Sean

“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B

“4:44” – Jay-Z

“HUMBLE.”- Kendrick Lamar

“Bad and Boujee” – Migos feat Lil. Uzi Vert


Best Rap/Sung Performance


“Crew” – Goldlink feat. Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy

“Family Feud” – Jay-Z feat. Beyoncé

“LOYALTY.” – Kendrick Lamar feat Rihanna

“Love Galore” – SZA feat. Travis Scott


Best Rap Song

“Bodak Yellow” – Cardi B

“Chase Me” – Run The Jewels

“HUMBLE” – Kendrick Lamar

“Sassy” – Rapsody

“The Story of O.J.” – Jay-Z


Best R&B song

“First Began” – PJ Morton

“Location” – Khalid

“Redbone” – Childish Gambino

“Supermodel” – SZA

“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars


Best R&B Album

“Freudian” – Daniel Caesar

“Let Love Rule” – Ledisi

“24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

“Gumbo” – PJ Morton

“Feel The Real” – Musiq Soulchild


Best Urban Contemporary Album

“Free 6lack” – 6lack

“Awaken, My Love!” – Childish Gambino

“American Teen”- Khalid

“Ctrl” – SZA

“Starboy” – The Weeknd


Best R&B Performance

“Get You” – Daniel Caesar f. Kali Uchis

“Distraction” – Kehlani

“High” – Ledisi

“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars

“The Weekend” – SZA


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 f. Justin Bieber  

“Thunder” – Imagine Dragons  

“Feel It Still” – Portugal. The Man  

“Stay” – Zedd & Alessia Cara


Best Pop Vocal Album

“Kaleidoscope” – Coldplay

“Lust For Life” – Lana Del Rey  

“Evolve” – Imagine Dragons  

“Rainbow” – Kesha  

“Joanne” – Lady Gaga  

“÷ (Divide)” – Ed Sheeran  


Best Dance/Electronic Album

“Migration” Bonobo  

“Kraftwerk” – 3-D The Catalogue

“Mura Masa” – Mura Masa

“A Moment Apart” – Odesza

“What Now” – Sylvan Esso  


Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Calvin Harris

No I.D.

Greg Kurstin

Blake Mills

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