Singer Janelle Monáe — along side Alessia Cara and Shawn Mendes — introduced some the nominees on “CBS This Morning.” Monáe changed into emotional when her “Grimy Pc” was once introduced for album of the yr.
She stated she was once moved for the reason that mission is “about group,” particularly the LGBT group of which she is part.
“I’m hoping they really feel observed,” Monáe stated. “I’m hoping they really feel beloved and I’m hoping they really feel celebrated.”
Rap artists Kendrick Lamar and Drake gained probably the most nominations with 8 and 7, respectively. Singer/songwriter Brandi Carlile gained six nominations.
Enthusiasts of H.E.R., the singer/musician who wears shades and guards her privateness to stay the point of interest on her track, had masses to have fun together with her a couple of nominations.
She scored nods for highest R&B album, album of the yr and highest new artist.
Feminine artists ruled most sensible classes this yr. Apparently so that you could cope with a historical loss of variety amongst its earlier nominees, the Grammys expanded the most important classes of album of the yr, document of the yr, track of the yr and highest new artist from 5 nominees to 8.
There was once controversy early on when rapper Cardi B and rapper/singer Put up Malone had been deemed ineligible for the most efficient new artist class.
However the pair did smartly anyway.
Malone’s “Beerbongs & Bentleys” is up album of the yr, as is Cardi B’s “Invasion of Privateness.”
Her hit “I Like It” may be up for document of the yr.
Very best R&B album
“Intercourse & Cigarettes,” Toni Braxton
“Excellent Factor,” Leon Bridges
“Truthfully,” Lalah Hathaway
“Gumbo Unplugged (Reside),” PJ Morton
Very best nation album
“Unapologetically,” Kelsea Ballerini
“Port Saint Joe,” Brothers Osborne
“Woman Going Nowhere,” Ashley McBryde
“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves
“Quantity 2,” Chris Stapleton
Album of the yr
“Invasion of Privateness,” Cardi B
“By way of the Means, I Forgive You,” Brandi Carlile
“Beerbongs & Bentleys,” Put up Malone
“Grimy Pc,” Janelle Monae
“Golden Hour,” Kacey Musgraves
“Black Panther: The Album,” That includes Kendrick Lamar
File of the yr
“I Like It,” Cardi B, Dangerous Bunny & J Balvin
“The Shaggy dog story,” Brandi Carlile
“That is The usa,” Infantile Gambino
“God’s Plan,” Drake
“Shallow,” Girl Gaga and Bradley Cooper
“All The Stars,” Kendrick Lamar and SZA
“Rockstar,” Put up Malone feat. 21 Savage
“The Center,” Zedd, Maren Morris and Gray
Tune of the yr
“All The Stars,” Kendrick Duckworth, Mark Spears, Al Shuckburgh, Anthony Tiffith and Solana Rowe
“Boo’d Up,” Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai, and Dijon McFarlane
“God’s Plan,” Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron Latour, Matthew Samuels and Noah Shebib.
“In My Blood,” Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes and Geoffrey Warburton
“The Shaggy dog story,” Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth
“The Center,” Sarah Aarons, Jordan Ok. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha and Anton Zaslavski
“Shallow,” Girl Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando and Andrew Wyatt
“This Is The usa,” Donald Glover and Ludwig Göransson
Very best new artist
Chloe X Halle
Greta Van Fleet
This yr the Grammy Awards rite is slated for February 10.