2019 Grammys: See The Full List of Nominees

By Taylor Fields

December 7, 2018


The Recording Academy has revealed its nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards.

The first nominees were announced by Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, and Janelle Monae on morning TV news show "CBS in the Morning." Up for Album of the Year is Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy, Drake's Scorpion, Post Malone's Beerbongs & Bentleys, Kacey Musgraves' Golden Hour, Janelle Monáe's Dirty Computer, H.E.R.'s self-titled album, and Brandi Carlil's By the Way, I Forgive You.

Meanwhile Song of the Year nominees include Kendrick Lamar & SZA's "All the Stars," Ella Mai's breakout hit "Boo'd Up," Drake's "God's Plan," Shawn Mendes' "In My Blood," Brandi Carlile's "The Joke," Zedd, Grey & Maren Morris' mega hit "The Middle," Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper's A Star Is Born hit "Shallow" and Childish Gambino's "This Is America."

Up for Best New Artist this year is Chloe x Halle, Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, H.E.R. ,Dua Lipa, Margo Price, Bebe Rexha, and Jorja Smith.

The 2019 Grammys will take place in Los Angeles on February 10th. See the full list of nominees below.

Record of the Year

"I Like It" - Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin

"The Joke" - Brandi Carlile

"This Is America" - Childish Gambino

"Shallow" - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

"God's Plan" - Drake

"All the Stars" - Kendrick Lamar & SZA 

"rockstar" - Post Malone & 21 Savage 

"The Middle" - Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

Album of the Year

Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B 

By the Way, I Forgive You - Brandi Carlile 

Scorpion - Drake 

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

Beerbongs & Bentleys - Post Malone

Dirty Computer - Janelle Monáe

Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves 

Black Panther: The Album - Various Artists

Song of the Year

"All the Stars" - Kendrick Lamar & SZA

"Boo'd Up" - Ella Mai

"God's Plan" - Drake

"In My Blood" - Shawn Mendes

"The Joke" - Brandi Carlile

"The Middle" - Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

"Shallow" - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

"This Is America" - Childish Gambino

Best New Artist

Chloe x Halle

Luke Combs

Greta Van Fleet


Dua Lipa

Margo Price

Bebe Rexha

Jorja Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance

Beck - "Colors"

Camila Cabello - "Havana (Live)"

Ariana Grande - "God Is A Woman"

Lady Gaga - "Joanne (Where Do You Think You're Goin'?)"

Post Malone - "Better Now"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Christina Aguilera featuring Demi Lovato - "Fall In Line"

Backstreet Boys - "Don't Go Breaking My Heart"

Tony Bennett & Diana Krall - "'S Wonderful"

Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - "Shallow"

Maroon 5 featuring Cardi B - "Girls Like You"

Justin Timberlake featuring Christ Stapleton - "Say Something"

Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey - "The Middle"

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

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

Best Pop Vocal Album

Camila - Camila Cabello

Meaning of Life - Kelly Clarkson

sweetener - Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes - Shawn Mendes

Beautiful Trauma - P!nk

reputation - Taylor Swift

Best Dance Recording

"Northern Soul" - Above & Beyond featuring Richard Bedford

"Ultimatum" - Disclosure (featuring Fatoumata Diawara)

"Losing It" - Fisher

"Electricity" - Silk City & Dua Lipa

"Ghost Voices" - Virtual Self

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Singularity - Jon Hopkins

Woman Worldwide - Justice

Treehouse - Sofi Tukker

Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides - Sophie

Lune Rouge - TOKiMONSTA

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

The Emancipation Procrastonation - Chrstian Scott aTunde Adjuah

Steve Gadd Band - Steve Gadd Band

Modern Lore - Julian Lage

Laid Black - Marcus Miller

Protocol 4 - Simon Phillips

Best Rock Performance

Arctic Monkeys - "Four Out of Five"

Chris Cornell - "When Bad Does Good"

The Fever 333 - "Made An America"

Greta Van Fleet - "Highway Tune"

Halestorm - "Uncomfortable"

Best Metal Performance 

Between The Buried And Me - "Condemned To The Gallows"

Deafheaven - "Honeycomb"

High On Fire - "Electric Messiah"

Trivium - "Betrayer"

Underoath - "On My Teeth"

Best Rock Song

"Black Smoke Rising" - Greta Van Fleet

"Jumpsuit" - twenty one pilots

"Mantra" - Bring Me The Horizon

"Masseduction" - St. Vincent

"Rats" - Ghost

Best Rock Album

Rainier Fog - Alice In Chains

M A N I A - Fall Out Boy

Prequelle - Ghost

From The Fires - Greta Van Fleet

Pacific Daydream - Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album

Tranquility Base Hotel + Casino - Arctic Monkeys

Colors - Beck

Utopia - Björk

American Utopia - David Byrne

Masseduction - St. Vincent

Best R&B Performance

Toni Braxton - "Long As I Live"

The Carters - "Summer"

Lalah Hathaway - "Y O Y"

H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar - "Best Part"

PJ Morton - "First Began"

Beset Traditional R&B Performance

Leon Bridges - "He Ain't Worth The Hand"

Bettye LaVette - "Don't Fall Apart On Me Tonight"

Major. - "Honest"

PJ Morton - "How Deep Is Your Love"

Charlie Wilson featuring Lalah Hathaway - "Made For Love"

Best R&B Song

"Boo'd Up" - Ella Mai

"Come Through and Chill" - Miguel featuring J. Cole

"Feels Like Summer" - Childish Gambino

"Focus" - H.E.R.

"Long As I Live" - Toni Braxton

Best Urban Contemporary Album

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

Best R&B Album

Sex & Cigarettes - Toni Braxton

Good Thing - Leon Bridges

Honestly - Lalah Hathaway

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

Gumbo Unplugged (Live) - PJ Morton

Best Rap Performance

Cardi B - "Be Careful"

Drake - "Nice For What"

Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake - "King's Dead"

Anderson .Paak - "Bubblin"

Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee - "Sicko Mode"

Best Rap/Sung Performance

Christina Aguilera featuring Goldlink - "Like I Do"

6lack featuring J. Cole - "Pretty Little Fears"

Childish Gambino - "This Is America"

Kendrick Lamar & SZA - "All The Stars"

Post Malone featuring 21 Savage - "rockstar"

Best Rap Song

"God's Plan" - Drake

"King's Dead" - Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake

"Lucky You" - Eminem featuring Joyner Lucas

"Sicko Mode" - Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee

"Win" - Jay Rock

Best Rap Album

Invasion of Privacy - Cardi B

Swimming - Mac Miller

Victory Lap - Nipsey Hussle

Daytona - Pusha T

Astroworld - Travis Scott

Best Country Solo Performance

Loretta Lynn - "Wouldn't It Be Great?"

Maren Morris - "Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters"

Kacey Musgraves - "Butterflies"

Christ Stapleton - "Millionaire"

Keith Urban - "Parallel Line"

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne - "Shoot Me Straight"

Dan + Shay - "Tequila" 

Little Big Town - "When Someone Stops Loving You"

Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill - "Dear Hate"

Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line - "Meant To Be"

Best Country Song

"Break Up In The End" - Cole Swindell

"Dear Hate" - Maren Morris featuring Vince Gill

"I Lived It" - Blake Shelton

"Space Cowboy" - Kacey Musgraves

"Tequila" - Dan + Shay

"When Someone Stops Loving You" - Little Big Town

Best Country Album

Unapologetically - Kelsea Ballerini

Port Saint Joe - Brothers Osborne

Girl Going Nowhere - Ashley McBryde

Golden Hour - Kacey Musgraves

From A Room: Volume 2 - Chris Stapleton

Best New Age Album

Hiraeth - Lisa Gerrard & David Kuckhemann

Beloved - Snatam Kaur

Opium Moon - Opium Moon

Molecules of Motion - Steve Roach

Moku Maluhia - Peaceful Island - Kim Komo West

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

Regina Carter - "Some of That Sunshine" (Karrin Allyson)

John Daversa - "Don't Fence Me In" (John Daversa Big)

Fred Hersch - "We See"

Brad Mehldau - "De-Dah" (Brad Mehldau Trio)

Miguel Zenón - "Cadenas" (Miguel Zenón featuring Zpektral Quartet)

Best Jazz Vocal Album

My Mood Is You - Freddy Cole

The Questions - Kurt Elling

The Subject Tonight Is Love - Kate McGarry with Keith Gainz & Gary Versace

If You Really Want - Raul Midón with the Metropole Orkest Conducted by Vince Mendoza

The Window - Cécile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

Diamond Cut - Tia Fuller

Live In Europe - Fred Hersch Trio

Seymour Reads The Constitution! - Brad Mehldau Trio

Still Dreaming - Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade

Emanon - The Wayne Shorter Quartet

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

All About That Basie - The Count Basie Orchestra Directed by Scotty Barnhart

American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom - John Daversa Big Band featuring DACA Artists

Presence - Orrin Evans and The Captain Black Big Band

All Can Work - John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble

Barefoot Dances and Other Visions - Jim McNeely & The Frankfurt Radio Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album

Heart of Brazil - Eddie Daniels

Back To The Sunset - Dafnis Prieto Big Band

West Side Story Reimagined - Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band

Cinque - Elio Villafranca

Yo Soy La Tradición - Miguel Zenón featuring Spektral Quartet

Best Gospel Performance/Song

"You Will Win" - Jekalyn Carr

"Won't He Do It" - Koryn Hawthorne

"Never Alone" - Tori Kelly featuring Kirk Franklin

"Cycles" - Jonathan McReynolds featuring DOE

"A Great Work" - Brian Courtney Wilson

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

"Reckless Love" - Cory Asbury

"You Say" - Lauren Daigle

"Joy." - for King & Country

"Grace Got You" - MercyMe featuring John Reuben

"Known" - Tauren Wells

Best Gospel Album

One Nation Under God - Jekalyn Carr

Hiding Place - Tori Kelly

Make Room - Jonathan McReynolds

The Other Side - The Walls Group

A Great Work - Brian Courtney Wilson

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Look Up Child - Lauren Daigle

Hallelujah Here Below - Elevation Worship

Living With A Fire - Jesus Culture

Surrounded - Michael W. Smith

Survivor: Live From Harding Prison - Zach Williams

Best Roots Gospel Album

Unexpected - Jason Crabb

Clear Skies - Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Favorites: Revisited By Request - The Isaacs

Still Standing - The Martins

Love Love Love - Gordon Mote

Best Latin Pop Album 

Prometo - Pablo Alboran

Sincera - Claudia Brant

Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore LatinoAmericano En Manos De Los Macorinos), Vol. 2 - Natalia Lafourcade

2:00 AM - Raquel Sofía

Vives - Carlos Vives

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Claroscura - Aterciopelados

Coastcity - Coastcity

Encanto Tropical - Monsieur Periné

Gourmet - Orishas

Aztlán - Zoé

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

Primero Soy Mexicana - Angela Aguilar

Mitad Y Mitad - Calibre 50

Totalmente Juan Gabriel Vol. II - Aida Cuevas

Cruzando Borders - Los Texmaniacs

Leyendas De Mi Pueblo - Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez

¡México Por Siempre! - Luis Miguel

Best Tropical Latin Album

Pa' Mi Gente - Charlie Aponte

Legado - Formell Y Los Van Van

Orquesta Akokán - Orquesta Akokán

Ponle Actitud - Felipe Peláez

Anniversary - Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Best Comedy Album

Annihilation - Patton Oswalt

Equanimity & The Bird Revelation - Dave Chapelle

Noble Ape - Jim Gaffigan

Standup for Drummers - Fred Armisen

Tamborine - Chris Rock

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Call me By Your Name

Deadpool 2

The Greatest Showman

Lady Bird

Stranger Things

Best Song Written for Visual Media

"All The Stars" - Kendrick Lamar & SZA from Black Panther

"Mystery of Love" - Sufjan Stevens from Call Me By Your Name

"Remember Me" - Miguel featuring Natalia Lafourcade from Coco

"Shallow" - Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper from A Star Is Born

"This IS Me - Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble from The Greatest Showman

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical


Larry Klein

Linda Perry

Kanye West

Pharrell Williams

Best Music Video

"Apes***" - The Carters

"This Is America" - Childish Gambino

"I'm Not Racist" - Joyner Lucas

"Pynk" - Janelle Monaé

"Mumbo Jumbo" - Tierra Whack

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