2018 GRAMMY Awards Nominees

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The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards nominees are finally here and there are some pretty big surprises. First, Miranda Lambert was left out of the Country Album of the Year category and there’s very little Taylor Swift in the mix. Jay-Z leads the way with eight total nominations.

2018 GRAMMY Awards Nominees:

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE

Sam Hunt // “Body Like A Back Road”

Alison Kraus // “Alison Krauss”

Miranda Lambert // “Tin Man

Maren Morris // “I Could Use A Love Song”

Chris Stapleton // “Either Way”

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

Brothers Osborne // “It Ain’t My Fault”

Zac Brown Band// “My Old Man”

Lady Antebellum // “You Look Good”

Little Big Town // “Better Man”

Midland // “Drinkin’ Problem”

BEST COUNTRY SONG

Taylor Swift // “Better Man”

Sam Hunt // “Body Like A Back Road”

Chris Stapleton // “Broken Halos”

Midland // “Drinkin’ Problem”

Miranda Lambert // “Tin Man”

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Kenny Chesney // Cosmic Hallelujah

Lady Antebellum // Heart Break

Little Big Town // The Breaker

Thomas Rhett // Life Changes

Chris Stapleton // From A Room: Volume 1


Best Americana Album

Southern Blood // Gregg Allman

Shine On Rainy Day // Brent Cobb

Beast Epic // Iron & Wine

The Nashville Sound // Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit

Brand New Day // The Mavericks

Best Comedy Album

The Age Of Spin & Deep In The Heart Of Texas // Dave Chappelle

Cinco // Jim Gaffigan

Jerry Before Seinfeld // Jerry Seinfeld

A Speck Of Dust // Sarah Silverman

What Now? // Kevin Hart


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 and Coldplay

“Despacito” // Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber

“Thunder” // Imagine Dragons

“Feel It Still” // Portugal. The Man

“Stay” // Zedd and Alessia Cara

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kaleidoscope EP // Coldplay

Lust for Life // Lana Del Rey

Evolve // Imagine Dragons

Rainbow // Kesha

Joanne // Lady Gaga

÷ // Ed Sheeran

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Migration // Bonobo

3-D the Catalogue // Kraftwerk

Mura Masa // Mura Masa

A Moment Apart // Odesza

What Now // Sylvan Esso

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 Alternative Music Album

Everything Now – Arcade Fire

Humanz – Gorillaz

American Dream – LCD Soundsystem

Pure Comedy – Father John Misty

Sleep Well Beast – The National

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Free 6lack // 6lack

“Awaken, My Love!” // Childish Gambino

American Teen // Khalid

Ctrl // SZA

Starboy // The Weeknd

Best Rap Album

4:44 // JAY-Z

DAMN. // Kendrick Lamar

Culture // Migos

Laila’s Wisdom // Rapsody

Flower Boy // Tyler, The Creator

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 Dance/Electronic Album

Migration // Bonobo

3-D The Catalogue // Kraftwerk

Mura Masa // Mura Masa

A Moment Apart // Odesza

What Now // Sylvan Esso

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 Song Written For Visual Media
“City Of Stars” // Justin Hurwitz, Benj Pasek & Justin Paul, songwriters (Ryan Gosling & Emma Stone), Track from La La Land
“How Far I’ll Go” // Lin-Manuel Miranda, songwriter (Auli’i Cravalho), Track from Moana: The Songs
“I Don’t Wanna Live Forever (Fifty Shades Darker) // Jack Antonoff, Sam Dew & Taylor Swift, songwriters (ZAYN & Taylor Swift), Track from Fifty Shades Darker
“Never Give Up” // Sia Furler & Gregg Kurstin, songwriters (Sia), Track from Lion
“Stand Up For Something” // Common & Diane Warren, songwriters (Andra Day Featuring Common), Track from Marshall

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Calvin Harris

Greg Kurstin

Blake Mills

No I.D.

The Stereotypes

Lauren Cowling
Born and raised in the South, Lauren grew up going to football games with her family and eating overcooked steak. When not writing, Lauren enjoys reading biographies, searching for pictures of puppies on the internet and drinking Sprite.

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