60th Annual Grammy Nominees

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The nominees for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards were announced earlier today. Bruno Mars, Kendrick Lamar and Luis Fonsi top the list of nominations along with Jay-Z. Missing from the list entirely is Taylor Swift, while Ed Sheeran earned very few.

In fact, the nine most-nominated artists are people of color, and for the first time since 1999 Album of the Year a white male on the nomination list. That year, it was Sheryl Crow, Garbage, Lauryn Hill, Madonna and Shania Twain, a very female-centric selection.

The new artist nominations went to Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels and SZA.

Song of the year includes "Despacito," "4:44,"  "Issues," "1-800-273-8255," and "That's What I Like"

Movie soundtrack nominations went to Baby Driver, Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2, Hidden Figures: The Album, La La Land and Moana: The Songs.

The 2018 Grammy Awards will be held on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 from Madison Square Garden in New York City.

Here is a partial list of nominees:

Record of the year

"Redbone" - Childish Gambino
"Despacito" - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber
"The Story of O.J." -- Jay-Z
HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar
"24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Album of the year

"Awaken, My Love!" - Childish Gambino
"4:44" - Jay-Z
"DAMN." - Kendrick Lamar
"Melodrama" - Lorde
"24K Magic" - Bruno Mars

Song of the year

"That's What I Like"

Best new artist

Alessia Cara
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels

Best pop solo performance

"Love So Soft" - Kelly Clarkson
"Praying" - Kesha
"Million Reasons" - Lady Gaga
"What About Us" - Pink
"Shape Of You" - Ed Sheeran

Best pop duo/group performance

"Something Just Like This" - The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
"Despacito" - Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee Featuring 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 rock performance

"You Want It Darker" - Leonard Cohen
"The Promise" - Chris Cornell
"Run" - Foo Fighters
"No Good" - Kaleo
"Go To War" - Nothing More

Best rock album

"Emperor Of Sand" - Mastodon
"Hardwired...To Self-Destruct " - Metallica
"The Stories We Tell Ourselves" - Nothing More
"Villains" - Queens Of The Stone Age
"A Deeper Understanding" - The War On Drugs

Best rap performance

"Bounce Back" - Big Sean
"Bodak Yellow" - Cardi B
"4:44" - Jay-Z
"HUMBLE." - Kendrick Lamar
"Bad And Boujee" - Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert

Best rap album

"4:44" - Jay-Z
"DAMN." - Kendrick Lamar
"Culture" - Migos
"Laila's Wisdom" - Rapsody
"Flower Boy " - Tyler, The Creator

Best country song

"Better Man"
"Body Like A Back Road"
"Broken Halos"
"Drinkin' Problem"
"Tin Man"

Best country album

"Cosmic Hallelujah" - Kenny Chesney
"Heart Break" - Lady Antebellum
"The Breaker" - Little Big Town
"Life Changes" - Thomas Rhett
"From A Room: Volume 1" - Chris Stapleton

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Free 6lack - 6LACK
"Awaken, my Love!" - Childish Gambino
American Teen - Khalid
Starboy - The Weeknd

Best R&B Album

Freudian - Daniel Caesar
Let Love Rule - Ledisi
24K Magic - Bruno Mars
Gumbo- Pj Morton
Feel The Real - Musiq Soulchild

Best New Age Album

Reflection - Brian Eno
Songversation: Medicine - India.arie
Dancing on Water - Peter Kater
Sacred Journey Of Ku-kai, Volume 5 - Kitaro
Spiral Revelation - Steve Roach

Best Latin Pop Album

Lo Único Constante - Alex Cuba
Mis Planes Son Amarte - Juanes
Amar Y Vivir en Vivo Desde la Ciudad de México, 2017 - La Santa Cecilia
Musas (un Homenaje al Folclore Latinoamericano en Manos de los Macorinos) - Natalia Lafourcade
El Dorado - Shakira

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

Baby Driver
Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2
Hidden Figures: The Album
La La Land
Moana: The Songs

Best Music Video

Up All Night - Beck
Canada, video director; Laura Serra Estorch & Oscar
Romagosa, video producers
Makeba - Jain
Lionel Hirle & Gregory Ohrel, video directors;
Yodelice, video producer
The Story of O.J. - JAY-Z
Shawn Carter & Mark Romanek, video directors;
Daniel Midgley, video producer
HUMBLE. - Kendrick Lamar
The Little Homies & Dave Meyers, video directors;
Jason Baum, Dave Free, Jamie Rabineau, Nathan K.
Scherrer & Anthony Tiffith, video producers
1-800-273-8255 - Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid
Andy Hines, video director; Andrew Lerios, video

See the full list of nominees at Grammy.com.

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