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Seun Kuti gets Grammy Awards nomination (COMPLETE LIST of 2019 Grammy Awards nominees

The nominations for the 61st GRAMMY Award have been released. Nigeria’s Afro-beat musician, Seun Kuti and his Egypt 80 band was nominated in the World Music category for his album, Black Times. Below is a list of all those nominated in each of the categories of the awards:

GENERAL FIELD
1. Record Of The Year
Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.

I LIKE IT
Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin
Invincible, JWhiteDidIt, Craig Kallman & Tainy, producers; Leslie Brathwaite & Evan LaRay, engineers/mixers; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

THE JOKE
Brandi Carlile
Dave Cobb & Shooter Jennings, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Eddie Spear, engineers/mixers; Pete Lyman, mastering engineer

THIS IS AMERICA
Childish Gambino
Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, producers; Derek “MixedByAli” Ali & Riley Mackin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

GOD’S PLAN
Drake
Boi-1Da, Cardo & Young Exclusive, producers; Noel Cadastre, Noel “Gadget” Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Chris Athens, mastering engineer

SHALLOW
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper
Lady Gaga & Benjamin Rice, producers; Tom Elmhirst, engineer/mixer; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer

ALL THE STARS
Kendrick Lamar & SZA
Al Shux & Sounwave, producers; Sam Ricci & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

ROCKSTAR
Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
Louis Bell & Tank God, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

THE MIDDLE
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
Grey, Monsters & Strangerz & Zedd, producers; Grey, Tom Morris, Ryan Shanahan & Zedd, engineers/mixers; Mike Marsh, mastering engineer

2. Album Of The Year
Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.

INVASION OF PRIVACY
Cardi B
Leslie Brathwaite & Evan LaRay, engineers/mixers; Belcalis Almanzar & Jorden Thorpe, songwriters; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

BY THE WAY, I FORGIVE YOU
Brandi Carlile
Dave Cobb & Shooter Jennings, producers; Dave Cobb & Eddie Spear, engineers/mixers; Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters; Pete Lyman, mastering engineer

SCORPION
Drake
Noel Cadastre, Noel “Gadget” Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters; Chris Athens, mastering engineer

H.E.R.
H.E.R.
Darhyl “Hey DJ” Camper Jr, H.E.R. & Jeff Robinson, producers; Miki Tsutsumi, engineer/mixer; Darhyl Camper Jr & H.E.R., songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

BEERBONGS & BENTLEYS
Post Malone
Louis Bell & Post Malone, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Louis Bell & Austin Post, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

DIRTY COMPUTER
Janelle Monáe
Chuck Lightning & Janelle Monáe Robinson & Nate “Rocket” Wonder, producers; Mick Guzauski, Janelle Monáe Robinson & Nate “Rocket” Wonder, engineers/mixers; Nathaniel Irvin III, Charles Joseph II, Taylor Parks & Janelle Monáe Robinson, songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

GOLDEN HOUR
Kacey Musgraves
Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves & Daniel Tashian, producers; Craig Alvin & Shawn Everett, engineers/mixers; Ian Fitchuk, Kacey Musgraves & Daniel Tashian, songwriters; Greg Calbi & Steve Fallone, mastering engineers

BLACK PANTHER: THE ALBUM, MUSIC FROM AND INSPIRED BY
(Various Artists)
Kendrick Lamar, featured artist; Kendrick Duckworth & Sounwave, producers; Matt Schaeffer, engineer/mixer; Kendrick Duckworth & Mark Spears, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

3. Song Of The Year
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

ALL THE STARS
Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar & SZA)

BOO’D UP
Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)

GOD’S PLAN
Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

IN MY BLOOD
Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton, songwriters (Shawn Mendes)

THE JOKE
Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

THE MIDDLE
Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha & Anton Zaslavski, songwriters (Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey)

SHALLOW
Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper)

THIS IS AMERICA
Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)


4. Best New Artist
An artist will be considered for Best New Artist if their eligibility year release/s achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.

CHLOE X HALLE

LUKE COMBS

GRETA VAN FLEET

H.E.R.

DUA LIPA

MARGO PRICE

BEBE REXHA

JORJA SMITH

 

POP


5. Best Pop Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

COLORS
Beck

HAVANA (LIVE)
Camila Cabello

GOD IS A WOMAN
Ariana Grande

JOANNE (WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU’RE GOIN’?)
Lady Gaga

BETTER NOW
Post Malone


6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
For new vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

FALL IN LINE
Christina Aguilera Featuring Demi Lovato

DON’T GO BREAKING MY HEART
Backstreet Boys

‘S WONDERFUL
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

SHALLOW
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

GIRLS LIKE YOU
Maroon 5 Featuring Cardi B

SAY SOMETHING
Justin Timberlake Featuring Chris Stapleton

THE MIDDLE
Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey


7. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.

LOVE IS HERE TO STAY
Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

MY WAY
Willie Nelson

NAT “KING” COLE & ME
Gregory Porter

STANDARDS (DELUXE)
Seal

THE MUSIC…THE MEM’RIES…THE MAGIC!
Barbra Streisand


8. Best Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new vocal pop recordings.

CAMILA
Camila Cabello

MEANING OF LIFE
Kelly Clarkson

SWEETENER
Ariana Grande

SHAWN MENDES
Shawn Mendes

BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA
P!nk

REPUTATION
Taylor Swift
DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC


9. Best Dance Recording
For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or Instrumental. Singles or tracks only.

NORTHERN SOUL
Above & Beyond Featuring Richard Bedford
Above & Beyond, producers; Above & Beyond, mixers

ULTIMATUM
Disclosure (Featuring Fatoumata Diawara)
Guy Lawrence & Howard Lawrence, producers; Guy Lawrence, mixer

LOSING IT
Fisher
Paul Nicholas Fisher, producer; Kevin Granger, mixer

ELECTRICITY
Silk City & Dua Lipa Featuring Diplo & Mark Ronson
Silk City, producers; Josh Gudwin, mixer

GHOST VOICES
Virtual Self
Porter Robinson, producer; Porter Robinson, mixer


10. Best Dance/Electronic Album
For vocal or instrumental albums. Albums only.

SINGULARITY
Jon Hopkins

WOMAN WORLDWIDE
Justice

TREEHOUSE
Sofi Tukker

OIL OF EVERY PEARL’S UN-INSIDES
SOPHIE

LUNE ROUGE
TOKiMONSTA

PROTOCOL 4
Simon Phillips

ROCK
12. Best Rock Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.

FOUR OUT OF FIVE
Arctic Monkeys

WHEN BAD DOES GOOD
Chris Cornell

MADE AN AMERICA
THE FEVER 333

HIGHWAY TUNE
Greta Van Fleet

UNCOMFORTABLE
Halestorm
13. Best Metal Performance
For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.

CONDEMNED TO THE GALLOWS
Between The Buried And Me

HONEYCOMB
Deafheaven

ELECTRIC MESSIAH
High On Fire

BETRAYER
Trivium

ON MY TEETH
Underoath
14. Best Rock Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. Includes Rock, Hard Rock and Metal songs. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

BLACK SMOKE RISING
Jacob Thomas Kiszka, Joshua Michael Kiszka, Samuel Francis Kiszka & Daniel Robert Wagner, songwriters (Greta Van Fleet)

JUMPSUIT
Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots)

MANTRA
Jordan Fish, Matthew Kean, Lee Malia, Matthew Nicholls & Oliver Sykes, songwriters (Bring Me The Horizon)

MASSEDUCTION
Jack Antonoff & Annie Clark, songwriters (St. Vincent)

RATS
Tom Dalgety & A Ghoul Writer, songwriters (Ghost)
15. Best Rock Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.

RAINIER FOG
Alice In Chains

M A N I A
Fall Out Boy

PREQUELLE
Ghost

FROM THE FIRES
Greta Van Fleet

PACIFIC DAYDREAM
Weezer
ALTERNATIVE
16. Best Alternative Music Album
Vocal or Instrumental.

TRANQUILITY BASE HOTEL + CASINO
Arctic Monkeys

COLORS
Beck

UTOPIA
Björk

AMERICAN UTOPIA
David Byrne

MASSEDUCTION
St. Vincent
R&B
17. Best R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.

LONG AS I LIVE
Toni Braxton

SUMMER
The Carters

Y O Y
Lalah Hathaway

BEST PART
H.E.R. Featuring Daniel Caesar

FIRST BEGAN
PJ Morton
18. Best Traditional R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings.

BET AIN’T WORTH THE HAND
Leon Bridges

DON’T FALL APART ON ME TONIGHT
Bettye LaVette

HONEST
MAJOR.

HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE
PJ Morton Featuring Yebba

MADE FOR LOVE
Charlie Wilson Featuring Lalah Hathaway
19. Best R&B Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

BOO’D UP
Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)

COME THROUGH AND CHILL
Jermaine Cole, Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Miguel Featuring J. Cole & Salaam Remi)

FEELS LIKE SUMMER
Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)

FOCUS
Darhyl Camper Jr, H.E.R. & Justin Love, songwriters (H.E.R.)

LONG AS I LIVE
Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters (Toni Braxton)
20. Best Urban Contemporary Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded contemporary vocal tracks derivative of R&B.

EVERYTHING IS LOVE
The Carters

THE KIDS ARE ALRIGHT
Chloe x Halle

CHRIS DAVE AND THE DRUMHEDZ
Chris Dave And The Drumhedz

WAR & LEISURE
Miguel

VENTRILOQUISM
Meshell Ndegeocello
21. Best R&B Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new R&B recordings.

SEX & CIGARETTES
Toni Braxton

GOOD THING
Leon Bridges

HONESTLY
Lalah Hathaway

H.E.R.
H.E.R.

GUMBO UNPLUGGED (LIVE)
PJ Morton
RAP
22. Best Rap Performance
For a Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.

BE CAREFUL
Cardi B

NICE FOR WHAT
Drake

KING’S DEAD
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake

BUBBLIN
Anderson .Paak

SICKO MODE
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee
23. Best Rap/Sung Performance
For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap.

LIKE I DO
Christina Aguilera Featuring Goldlink

PRETTY LITTLE FEARS
6lack Featuring J. Cole

THIS IS AMERICA
Childish Gambino

ALL THE STARS
Kendrick Lamar & SZA

ROCKSTAR
Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage
24. Best Rap Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

GOD’S PLAN
Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib, songwriters (Drake)

KING’S DEAD
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)

LUCKY YOU
R. Fraser, G. Lucas, M. Mathers, M. Samuels & J. Sweet, songwriters (Eminem Featuring Joyner Lucas)

SICKO MODE
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)

WIN
K. Duckworth, A. Hernandez, J. McKinzie, M. Samuels & C. Thompson, songwriters (Jay Rock)
25. Best Rap Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rap recordings.

INVASION OF PRIVACY
Cardi B

SWIMMING
Mac Miller

VICTORY LAP
Nipsey Hussle

DAYTONA
Pusha T

ASTROWORLD
Travis Scott

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