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Lizzo, Lil Nas X Lead 2020 Grammy Nominations

Lizzo, Lil Nas X, and Billie Eilish lead the nominees for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards.

Lizzo is the most nominated artist with eight, including Album of the Year (Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)), Record of the Year (“Truth Hurts”), Song of the Year (“Truth Hurts”), and Best New Artist. Additionally, she received nods for Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance for “Exactly How I Feel” featuring Gucci Mane and Best Traditional R&B Performance for “Jerome.”

Taking to social media, a grateful Lizzo reacted to her first Grammy nominations. “THANK YOU,” she tweeted. “THIS HAS BEEN AN INCREDIBLE YEAR FOR MUSIC AND IM JUST SO THANKFUL TO EVEN BE PART OF IT.”


Lil Nas X and Eilish follow with six nominations each. Nas is this year’s leading male nominee, earning nods for Record of the Year (“Old Town Road”), Best New Artist, Best Rap/Sung Collaboration (“Panini”), Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (“Old Town Road”), Best Music Video/Film (“Old Town Road”), and Album of the Year for his debut EP 7.


Eilish, 17, set a record as the youngest nominee in Grammy history to receive nominations for Record of the Year (“Bad Guy”), Album of the Year (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?), Song of the Year (“Bad Guy”), and Best New Artist.

Ariana Grande earned five Grammy noms, including Album of the Year for Thank U, Next and Record of the Year for “7 Rings.” Two-time winner H.E.R. landed five noms, including Album of the Year for I Used to Know Her and Song and Record of the Year for “Hard Place.”

Eilish, 17, set a record as the youngest nominee in Grammy history to receive nominations for Record of the Year (“Bad Guy”), Album of the Year (When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?), Song of the Year (“Bad Guy”), and Best New Artist.

Ariana Grande earned five Grammy noms, including Album of the Year for Thank U, Next and Record of the Year for “7 Rings.” Two-time winner H.E.R. landed five noms, including Album of the Year for I Used to Know Her and Song and Record of the Year for “Hard Place.”

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Always Remember Us This Way” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
“Hard Place” – Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris. H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.)
“Lover” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
“Norman F-ing Rockwell” – Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
“Someone You Loved” – Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pere Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi)
“Truth Hurts” – Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank and the Bangas
Yola

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Spirit” – Beyoncé
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“You Need To Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande & Social House
“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
The Lion King: The Gift – Beyoncé
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project – Ed Sheeran
Lover – Taylor Swift

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

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Love Again” – Daniel Caesar & Brandy
“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. & Bryson Tiller
“Exactly How I Feel” – Lizzo & Gucci Mane
“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye
“Come Home” – Anderson .Paak & André 3000

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BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Time Today” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady Love” – India.Arie
“Jerome” – Lizzo
“Real Games” – Lucky Daye
“Built For Love” – PJ Morton & Jazmine Sullivan

BEST R&B SONG
“Could’ve Been” – Dernst Emile Ii, David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, Songwriters (H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller)
“Look At Me Now” – Emily King & Jeremy Most, Songwriters (Emily King)
“No Guidance” – Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Lewis, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, Songwriters (Chris Brown Ft. Drake)
“Roll Some Mo” – David Brown, Dernst Emile Ii & Peter Lee Johnson, Songwriters (Lucky Daye)
“Say So” – Pj Morton, Songwriter (Pj Morton Ft. Jojo)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Apollo XXI – Steve Lacy
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Overload – Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn – Nao
Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

BEST R&B ALBUM
1123 – BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted – Lucky Daye
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
Paul – PJ Morton
Ventura – Anderson .Paak

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“Middle Child” – J.Cole
“Suge” – DaBaby
“Down Bad” – Dreamville ft. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, Earthgang & Young Nudy
“Racks In The Middle” – Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Clout” – Offset ft. Cardi B

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“Higher” – DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
“Drip Too Hard” – Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini” – Lil Nas X
“Ballin” – Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch
“The London” – Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott

BEST RAP SONG
“Bad Idea” – Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae ft. Chance The Rapper)
“Gold Roses” – Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-tynes, William Leonard Roberts Ii, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas Iii & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross ft. Drake)
“A Lot” – Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage ft. J. Cole)
“Racks In The Middle” – Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
“Suge” – DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Revenge Of The Dreamers III – Dreamville
Championships – Meek Mill
i am > i was – 21 Savage
IGOR – Tyler, The Creator
The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Lion King: The Songs – (Various Artists)
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – (Various Artists)
Rocketman – Taron Egerton
Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse – (Various Artists)
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy” – Randy Newman, songwriter (Chris Stapleton); Track from: “Toy Story 4”
“Girl In The Movies” – Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters (Dolly Parton); Track from: “Dumplin’”
“I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version)” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper); Track from: A Star Is Born
“Spirit” – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Beyoncé); Track from: “The Lion King”
“Suspirium” – Thom Yorke, songwriter (Thom Yorke); Track from: “Suspiria”

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas
Ricky Reed

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“We’ve Got To Try” – The Chemical Brothers, Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr., Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer
“Cellophane” – FKA twigs, Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer
“Old Town Road (Official Movie)” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers
“Glad He’s Gone” – Tove Lo, Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer

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