GRAMMY’s 2018!

GRAMMY's 2018!

Emma Coons, Journalist

The Grammy’s will be on January 28th! So you need to be ready and know everything you need to know about the show. For my first article of the school year NOT reviewing a movie, here are this year’s Grammy nominees:

Record of the Year

“Redbone” — Childish Gambino

“Despacito” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber

“The Story Of O.J.” — JAY-Z

“HUMBLE.” — Kendrick Lamar

  • 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


    “Despacito” — Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber)
    “4:44” — Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (JAY-Z)
    “Issues” — Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)
    1-800-273-8255” — Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury, Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)
    “That’s What I Like” — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

    Best New Artist

    Alessia Cara
    Khalid
    Lil Uzi Vert
    Julia Michaels
    SZA

    Best Pop Solo Performance

    “Love So Soft” — Kelly Clarkson
    “Praying” — Kesha
    “Million Reasons” — Lady Gaga
    “What About Us” — P!nk
    “Shape Of You” — Ed Sheeran

    Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

    “Something Just Like This” ­— The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
    “Despacito” — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
    “Thunder” — Imagine Dragons
    “Feel It Still” — Portugal. The Man
    “Stay” — Zedd & Alessia Cara

    Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

    NOBODY BUT ME (DELUXE VERSION) Michael Bublé
    TRIPLICATE Bob Dylan
    IN FULL SWING Seth MacFarlane
    WONDERLAND Sarah McLachlan
    TONY BENNETT CELEBRATES 90 (Various Artists)
    Dae Bennett, Producer

    Best Pop Vocal Album

    KALEIDOSCOPE EP Coldplay

    LUST FOR LIFE Lana Del Rey

    EVOLVE Imagine Dragons

    RAINBOW Kesha

    JOANNE Lady Gaga

    ÷ (DIVIDE) Ed Sheeran

  • Best Dance Recording

    BAMBRO KOYO GANDA
    Bonobo Featuring Innov Gnawa
    Bonobo, producer; Bonobo, mixer

    COLA
    Camelphat & Elderbrook
    Mike Di Scala, Elderbrook & David Whelan, producers; Mike Di Scala, Elderbrook & David Whelan, mixers

    ANDROMEDA
    Gorillaz Featuring DRAM
    Damon Albarn, Jamie Hewlett, Remi Kabaka & Anthony Khan, producers; Stephen Sedgwick, mixer

    TONITE
    LCD Soundsystem
    James Murphy, producer; James Murphy, mixer

    LINE OF SIGHT
    Odesza Featuring WYNNE & Mansionair Clayton Knight & Harrison Mills, producers; Eric J Dubowsky, mixer

    Best Dance/Electronic Album

    Migration — Bonobo
    3-D The Catalogue — Kraftwerk
    Mura Masa — Mura Masa
    A Moment Apart — Odesza
    What Now — Sylvan Esso

    Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

    WHAT IF The Jerry Douglas Band
    SPIRIT Alex Han

    MOUNT ROYAL Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

    PROTOTYPE Jeff Lorber Fusion

    BAD HOMBRE Antonio Sanchez

    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 Metal Performance

    INVISIBLE ENEMY August Burns Red

    BLACK HOODIE Body Count

    FOREVER Code Orange

    SULTAN’S CURSE Mastodon

    CLOCKWORKS Meshuggah

  • Best Rock Song

    Atlas, Rise!
    James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, Songwriters (Metallica)

    Blood In The Cut
    JT Daly & Kristine Flaherty, Songwriters (K.Flay)

    Go To War
    Ben Anderson, Jonny Hawkins, Will Hoffman, Daniel
    Oliver, David Pramik & Mark Vollelunga, Songwriters (Nothing More)

    Run
    Foo Fighters, Songwriters (Foo Fighters)

    The Stage
    Zachary Baker, Brian Haner, Matthew Sanders,
    Jonathan Seward & Brooks Wackerman, Songwriters (Avenged Sevenfold)

    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 Alternative Music Album

    Everything Now
    Arcade Fire

    Humanz
    Gorillaz

    American Dream
    LCD Soundsystem

    Pure Comedy
    Father John Misty

    Sleep Well Beast
    The National

  • Best R&B Performance

    Get You
    Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis

    Distraction
    Kehlani

    High
    Ledisi

    That’s What I Like
    Bruno Mars

    The Weekend
    Sza

    Best Traditional R&B Performance

    Laugh And Move On
    The Baylor Project
    Redbone
    Childish Gambino
    What I’m Feelin’
    Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones
    All The Way
    Ledisi
    Still
    Mali Music

    Best R&B Song

    First Began
    PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton)
    Location
    Alfredo Gonzalez, Olatunji Ige, Samuel David Jiminez, Christopher Mcclenney, Khalid Robinson & Joshua Scruggs, Songwriters (Khalid)

    Redbone
    Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, Songwriters (Childish Gambino)

    Supermodel
    Tyran Donaldson, Terrence Henderson, Greg Landfair  Jr., Solana Rowe & Pharrell Williams, Songwriters (Sza)
    That’s What I Like
    Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

    Best Urban Contemporary Album

    Free 6lack — 6lack
    “Awaken, My Love!” — Childish Gambino
    American Teen — Khalid
    Ctrl — SZA
    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 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/Sung Performance

    Prblms
    6lack

    Crew
    Goldlink Featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy

    Family Feud
    Jay-Z Featuring Beyoncé

    Loyalty.
    Kendrick Lamar Featuring Rihanna

    Love Galore
    Sza Featuring Travis Scott

    Best Rap Song

    Bodak Yellow
    Dieuson Octave, Klenord Raphael, Shaftizm, Jordan Thorpe, Washpoppin & J White, Songwriters (Cardi B)

    Chase Me
    Judah Bauer, Brian Burton, Hector Delgado, Jaime
    Meline, Antwan Patton, Michael Render, Russell Simins & Jon Spencer, Songwriters (Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi)

    Humble.
    K. Duckworth, Asheton Hogan & M. Williams Ii, Songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

    Sassy
    E. Gabouer & M. Evans, Songwriters (Rapsody)

    The Story Of O.J.
    Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, Songwriters (Jay-Z)


    Best Rap Album
    4:44 — JAY-Z
    DAMN. — Kendrick Lamar

    • Culture — Migos
      Laila’s Wisdom — Rapsody
      Flower Boy — Tyler, The Creator

      Best Country Solo Performance

      Body Like A Back Road
      Sam Hunt

      Losing You
      Alison Krauss

      Tin Man
      Miranda Lambert

      I Could Use A Love Song
      Maren Morris

      Either Way
      Chris Stapleton

      Best Country Duo/Group Performance

      It Ain’t My Fault
      Brothers Osborne

      My Old Man
      Zac Brown Band
      You Look Good
      Lady Antebellum

      Better Man
      Little Big Town

      Drinkin’ Problem
      Midland

      Best Country Song

      Better Man
      Taylor Swift, Songwriter (Little Big Town)

      Body Like A Back Road
      Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane Mcanally & Josh Osborne, Songwriters (Sam Hunt)

      Broken Halos
      Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, Songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

      Drinkin’ Problem
      Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane Mcanally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach, Songwriters (Midland)

      Tin Man
      Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, Songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

      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 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

    • Then it goes on to the millions of Grammy Awards no one knows about.