The 60th Grammy nominations have been released and Jay-Z and Bruno Mars are leading the pack. The Brooklyn born rapper has taken the reigns with eight nominations, including album, song, and record of the year for his 4:44 collection. Bruno Mars is also nominated for the big three, while Kendrick Lamar — who earned seven nominations. Childish Gambino is also up for major awards.
Jay-Z personal and soul-searching album, “4:44,” is nominated for album of the year alongside Bruno Mars’ finger-snapping R&B “24k Magic.” Kendrick’s unapologetic work of art, “DAMN”, and Gambino’s soul-riveting album, “Awaken My Love,” and Lorde with “Melodrama.”
R&B singer, SZA managed to snag a few nominations herself. With five nominations for her album “CTRL”, the singer was nominated in the categories of Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance, and Best R&B song just to name a few.
Other nominees include Daniel Caesar, Ledisi, Anthony Hamilton, Mali Music and 6LACK.
Billboard topper, Cardi B even landed herself in the Best Rap Song, and Best Rap Performance categories for her song “Bodak Yellow” alongside Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, and her fiancé’s’ group, the Migos, who also walked away with two Grammy nominations.
The milestone telecast will take place Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at Madison Square Garden in New York City.
To see the full Grammy nomination list, click here.