Nominations to the Grammy awards 2018: JAY-Z & Kendrick Lamar to Dominate Hip Hop-Heavy List

HipHop News Posted on November 28, 2017 at 12:13am

Nominations to the Grammy awards 2018: JAY-Z & Kendrick Lamar to Dominate Hip Hop-Heavy List

Childish Gambino, Lil Uzi Vert and the Cardi B also woke up to the nominations.

Santa Monica, CA – JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar are the main candidates in the 2018 Grammy Awards, notching an impressive eight and seven nominations, respectively.

JAY-Z's nominations include record Of the Year ("The Story Of O. J."), Song Of the Year ("4:44") and Album of the Year (4:44). Jigga, that already 21 GRAMMY awards, the Award, has also been nominated in every Rap category, as well as the Best Music Video for "The Story Of O. J."

Kendrick Lamar comes in second place, including nominations for Album Of The Year (DAMN.) and record Of the Year ("HUMBLE.").

In other places, Lil Uzi Vert and SZA scored nominations for Best New Artist, along with Alessia Face and Khalid — both of which appeared in the Logic of the "1-800-273-8255."

Cardi B "Bodak Yellow" won a nomination for Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance.

Best Rap Album nominees include JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar, as well as Migos (Culture), Rapsody (Laila of Wisdom) and Tyler The Creator (Flower Boy).

The nominations include recordings released from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017. The Recording Academy has previously said it received more than 22,000 submissions.

60 of the Grammy Awards will be broadcast live from New York City's Madison Square Garden on January 28.

Take a look at the list of nominations below.

Album Of The Year"Wake Up, My Love!" — Childish Gambino

"4:44" — Jay-Z

"Damn it." — Kendrick Lamar

"Melodrama" — Lorde

"24K Magic" — Bruno Mars

Record Of The Year"Redbone" — Childish Gambino

"Softly" — Luis Fonsi And Daddy Yankee with Justin Bieber

"The Story of O. J." — Jay-Z

"Humble". — Kendrick Lamar

"24K Magic" — Bruno Mars

Song Of the Year"Softly" — Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, composers (Luis Fonsi And Daddy Yankee With Justin Bieber)

"4:44" — Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, so


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