2020 grammy nomination list

The 2020 Grammy Awards which is the 62nd in the prestigious awards history will be taking place January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles and will air live on CBS at 7 p.m. EST. For African viewers, that will be Monday, 27 January 2020 at 02:00 – 05:00 west African time.

The nominees for the award show were announced these morning with last years host Alicia Keys hosting for the second time in a row along side ‘You Can’t Stop The Girl’ singer Bebe Rexha.

The list shows American singer Lizzo leading the nomination list with 8 (Eight) nominations followed closely by Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X with six (6) nominations each.

Take a look at some of the categories below, you can also head over to grammy.com for the full list.

Album of the Year

Bon Iver, i,i
Lana Del Rey, Norman Fucking Rockwell!
Ariana Grande, thank u, next
H.E.R., I Used to Know Her
Lil Nas X, 7
Lizzo, Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Vampire Weekend, Father of the Bride

Record of the Year

Bon Iver, “Hey, Ma”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Khalid, “Talk”
Lil Nas X f/ Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Post Malone and Swae Lee, “Sunflower”

Song of the Year

Lady Gaga, “Always Remember Us This Way”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Tanya Tucker, “Bring My Flowers Now”
H.E.R., “Hard Place”
Taylor Swift, “Lover”
Lana Del Rey, “Norman Fucking Rockwell”
Lewis Capaldi, “Someone You Loved”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”

Best New Artist

Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Maggie Rogers
Tank and the Bangas

Best Rap Performance

J. Cole – “Middle Child”
DaBaby – “Suge”
Dreamville f/ J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG, and Young Nudy – “Down Bad”
Nipsey Hussle f/ Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy – “Racks in the Middle”
Offset f/ Cardi B – “Clout”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

DJ Khaled f/ Nipsey Hussle and John Legend, “Higher”
Lil Baby and Gunna, “Drip Too Hard”
Lil Nas X, “Panini”
Mustard f/ Roddy Ricch, “Ballin’”
Young Thug f/ J. Cole and Travis Scott, “The London”

Best Rap Song

YBN Cordae f/ Chance the Rapper, “Bad Idea”
Rick Ross f/ Drake, “Gold Roses”
21 Savage f/ J. Cole, “A Lot”
Nipsey Hussle f/ Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy, “Racks in the Middle”
DaBaby, “Suge”

Best Rap Album

Dreamville, Revenge of the Dreamers III
21 Savage, I Am > I Was
Tyler, the Creator, IGOR
YBN Cordae, The Lost Boy

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar – “Love Again”
H.E.R. f/ Bryson Tiller – “Could’ve Been”
Lizzo f/ Gucci Mane – “Exactly How I Feel”
Lucky Daye – “Roll Some Mo”
Anderson .Paak f/ Andre 3000 – “Come Home”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

BJ the Chicago Kid – “Time Today”
India.Arie – “Steady Love”
Lizzo – “Jerome”
Lucky Daye – “Real Games”
PJ Morton f/ Jazmine Sullivan – “Built for Love”

Best R&B Song

H.E.R. f/ Bryson Tiller – “Could’ve Been”
Emily King – “Look At Me Now”
Chris Brown f/ Drake – “No Guidance”
Lucky Daye – “Roll Some Mo”
PJ Morton f/JoJo – “Say So”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Steve Lacy – Apollo XXI
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Georgia Anne Muldrow – Overload
NAO – Saturn
Jessie Reyez – Being Human in Public

Best R&B Album

BJ the Chicago Kid – 1123
Lucky Daye – Painted
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
PJ Morton – Paul
Anderson .Paak – Ventura

Best Pop Solo Performance

Beyoncé, “Spirit”
Billie Eilish, “bad guy”
Ariana Grande, “7 Rings”
Lizzo, “Truth Hurts”
Taylor Swift, “You Need to Calm Down”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Ariana Grande & Social House – “Boyfriend”
Jonas Brothers – “Sucker”
Lil Nas X f/ Billy Ray Cyrus – “Old Town Road”
Post Malone and Swae Lee – “Sunflower”
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – “Senorita”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Beyonce – The Lion King: The Gift
Ariana Grande – thank u, next
Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project
Taylor Swift – Lover

Best Dance Recording

Bonobo, “Linked”
The Chemical Brothers, “Got to Keep On”
Meduza f/ Goodboys, “Piece of Your Heart”
Rüfüs Du Sol, “Underwater”
Skrillex & Boys Noize f/ Ty Dolla Sign, “Midnight Hour”

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Apparat, LP5
The Chemical Brothers, No Geography
Flume, Hi This Is Flume
Rüfüs Du Sol, Solace
Tycho, Weather

Best Rock Performance

Bones UK – “Pretty Waste”
Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land”
Brittany Howard – “History Repeats”
Karen O and Danger Mouse – “Woman”
Rival Sons – “Too Bad”

Best Metal Performance

Candlemass f/ Tony Iommi – “Astorolus – The Great Octopus”
Death Angel – “Humanicide”
I Prevail – “Bow Down”
Killswitch Engaged – “Unleashed”
Tool – “7empest”

Best Rock Song

Tool – “Fear Inoculum”
The 1975 – “Give Yourself a Try”
Vampire Weekend – “Harmony Hall”
Brittany Howard – “History Repeats”
Gary Clark Jr. – “This Land”

Best Rock Album

Bring Me the Horizon – amo
Cage the Elephant – Social Cues
The Cranberries – In The End
I Prevail – Trauma
Rival Sons – Feral Roots

Best Alternative Album

Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
James Blake – Assume Form
Bon Iver – i,i
Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
Thom Yorke – Anima