2018 Grammy Award Nominees Announced

Get ready for the 60th annual Grammy Awards!

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, singer Andra Day announced a few of the nominees for the 2018 Grammys live on CBS This Morning (via Billboard). The Recording Academy later revealed the nominees for all 84 categories.

Jay-Z snagged the most nominees with a total of eight, in categories ranging from Album of the Year to Best Music Video. However, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars weren't too far behind. Lamar was nominated in seven categories while Mars received noms in six.

"I'm inspired by this year's nominees and the incredible talent each possesses," Neil Portnow, the president and CEO of the Recording Academy, said in a statement (via E! News). "Their recordings are a true testament to how creatively alive and meaningful our music industry has become. Each nominee uses their craft to inspire, uplift, and tell stories of our world through their artistry. They provide a vibrant soundtrack that represents the highest level of excellence and continues to impact and reflect our culture."

The Grammy Awards will air live from New York City's Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, at 7:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. PT on CBS. The Late Late Show's James Corden will host, marking his second year emceeing the big event.

Check out the nominees below:

Album of the Year

Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!

Jay-Z, 4:44

Kendrick Lamar, Damn.

Lorde, Melodrama

Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Record of the Year

Childish Gambino, "Redbone"

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, "Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)"

Jay Z, "The Story of O.J."

Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE"

Bruno Mars, "24K Magic"

Song of the Year

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, "Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)"

Jay-Z, "4:44"

Julia Michaels, "Issues"

Alessia Cara "1-800-273-8255 (feat. Khalid)"

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara


Lil Uzi Vert

Julia Michaels


Best Pop Performance

Kelly Clarkson, "Love So Soft"

Kesha, "Praying"

Lady Gaga, "Million Reasons"

Pink, "What About Us"

Ed Sheeran, "Shape of You"

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

The Chainsmokers and Coldplay, "Something Just Like This"

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, "Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)"

Imagine Dragons, "Thunder"

Portugal. The Man, "Feel It Still"

Zedd and Alessia Cara, "Stay"

Best Traditional Pop Album

Michael Bublé, Nobody But Me (Deluxe Version)

Bob Dylan, Triplicate

Seth MacFarlane, In Full Swing

Sarah McLachlan, Wonderland

Various Artists, Tony Bennett Celebrates 90

Best Pop Vocal Album

Coldplay, Kaleidoscope EP

Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life

Imagine Dragons, Evolve

Kesha, Rainbow

Lady Gaga, Joanne

Ed Sheeran, ÷

Best Dance Recording

Bonobo, "Bambro Koyo Ganda (feat. Innov Gnawa)"

Camelphat and Elderbrook, "Cola"

Gorillaz, "Andromeda (feat. DRAM)"

LCD Soundsystem, "Tonite"

Odesza, "Line of Sight (feat. WYNNE and Mansionair)"

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Bonobo, Migration

Kraftwerk, 3-D The Catalogue

Mura Masa, Mura Masa

Odesza, A Moment Apart

Sylvan Esso, What Now

Best Rock Performance

Leonard Cohen, "You Want It Darker"

Chris Cornell, "The Promise"

Foo Fighters, "Run"

Kaleo, "No Good"

Nothing More, "Go to War"

Best Urban Contemporary Album

6lack, Free 6lack

Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!

Khalid, American Teen

SZA, Ctrl

The Weeknd, Starboy

Best Rap Album

Jay-Z, 4:44

Kendrick Lamar, DAMN.

Migos, Culture

Rapsody, Laila's Wisdom

Tyler, The Creator, Flower Boy

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 Gospel Album

Travis Greene, Crossover

Le'Andria, Bigger Than Me

Marvin Sapp, Close

Anita Wilson, Sunday Song

Cece Winans, Let Them Fall in Love

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Danny Gokey, Rise

Matt Maher, Echoes (Deluxe Edition)

MercyMe, Lifer

Tauren Wells, Hills and Valleys

Zach Williams, Chain Breaker

Best Latin Album

Alex Cuba, Lo Único Constante

Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte

La Santa Cecilia, Amar Y Vivir En Vivo Desde La Cuidad De México, 2017

Natalia Lafourcade, Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos)

Shakira, El Dorado

Best Americana Album

Gregg Allman, Southern Blood

Brent Cobb, Shine on Rainy Day

Iron & Wine, Beast Epic

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, The Nashville Sound

The Mavericks, Brand New Day

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Calvin Harris

No I.D.

Greg Kurstin

Blake Mills

The Stereotypes

Best Song Written for Visual Media

"City of Stars," La La Land

"How Far I'll Go," Moana

"I Don't Wanna Live Forever," Fifty Shades Darker

"Never Give Up," Lion

"Stand Up for Something," Marshall

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

The Jerry Douglas Band, What If

Alex Han, Spirit

Julian Lage and Chris Eldridge, Mount Royal

Jeff Lorber Fusion, Prototype

Antonio Sanchez, Bad Hombre

Best Metal Performance

August Burns Red, "Invisible Enemy"

Body Count, "Black Hoodie"

Track from: Bloodlust

Code Orange, "Forever"

Mastodon, "Sultan's Curse"

Meshuggah, "Clockworks"

Best Rock Song

Metallica, "Atlas, Rise!"

K.Flay, "Blood in the Cut"

Nothing More, "Go to War"

Foo Fighters, "Run"

Avenged Sevenfold, "The Stage"

Best Rock Album

Mastodon, Emperor of Sand

Metallica, Hardwired...To Self-Destruct

Nothing More, The Stories We Tell Ourselves

Queens of the Stone Age, Villains

The War on Drugs, A Deeper Understanding

Best Alternative Music Album

Arcade Fire, Everything Now

Gorillaz, Humanz

LCD Soundsystem, American Dream

Father John Misty, Pure Comedy

The National, Sleep Well Beast

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar, "Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)"

Kehlani, "Distraction"

Ledisi, "High"

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

SZA, "The Weekend"

Best Traditional R&B Performance

The Baylor Project, "Laugh and Move On"

Childish Gambino, "Redbone"

Anthony Hamilton, "What I'm Feelin' (feat. The Hamiltones)"

Ledisi, "All the Way"

Mali Music, "Still"

Best R&B Song

PJ Morton, "First Began"

Khalid, "Location"

Childish Gambino, "Redbone"

SZA, "Supermodel"

Bruno Mars, "That's What I Like"

Best R&B Album

Daniel Caesar, Freudian

Ledisi, Let Love Rule

Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

PJ Morton, Gumbo

Musiq Soulchild, Feel the Real

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean, "Bounce Back"

Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"

Jay-Z, "4:44"

Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE."

Migos, "Bad and Boujee (feat. Lil Uzi Vert)"

Best Rap/Sung Performance


Goldlink, "Crew (feat. Brent Faiyaz and Shy Glizzy)"

Jay-Z, "Family Feud (feat. Beyoncé)"

Kendrick Lamar, "LOYALTY. (feat. Rihanna)"

SZA, "Love Galore (feat. Travis Scott)"

Best Rap Song

Cardi B, "Bodak Yellow"

Danger Mouse, "Chase Me (feat. Run the Jewels and Big Boi)"

Kendrick Lamar, "HUMBLE."

Rapsody, "Sassy"

Jay-Z, "the Story of O.J."

Best Country Solo Performance

Sam Hunt, "Body Like a Back Road"

Alison Krauss, "Losing You"

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

Little Big Town, "Better Man"

Sam Hunt, "Body Like a Back Road"

Chris Stapleton, "Broken Halos"

Midland, "Drinkin' Problem"

Miranda Lambert, "Tin Man"

Best New Age Album

Brian Eno, Reflection

India.ArieSongVersation: Medicine

Peter Kater, Dancing on Water

Kitaro, Sacred Journey of Ku-Kai, Volume 5

Steve Roach, Spiral Revelation

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Tina Campbell, "Too Hard Not To"

JJ Hairston and Youthful Praise, "You Deserve It (feat. Bishop Cortez Vaughn)

Le'Andria, "Better Days"

The Walls Group, "My Life"

CeCe Winans, "Never Have to Be Alone"

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Casting Crowns, "Oh My Soul"

Natalie Grant, "Clean"

Hillsong Worship, "What a Beautiful Name"

MercyMe, "Even If"

Tauren Wells, "Hills and Valleys"

Best Roots Gospel Album

The Collingsworth Family, The Best of the Collingsworth Family – Volume 1

Larry Cordle, Give Me Jesus

Joseph Habedank, Resurrection

Reba McEntire, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope

Karen Peck and New River, Hope for All Nations

Best Latin Pop Album

Alex Cuba, Lo Único Constante

Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte

La Santa Cecilia, Amar Y Vivir En Vivo Desde La Ciudad De México, 2017

Natalia Lafourcade, Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos)

Shakira, El Dorado

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

Bomba Estéreo, Ayo

C4 Trío and Desorden Público, Pa' Fuera

Jorge Drexler, Salvavidas de Hielo

Los Amigos Invisibles, El Paradise

Residente, Residente

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda, Ni Diablo Ni Santo

Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga, Ayer Y Hoy

Alex Campos, Momentos

Aida Cuevas, Arriero Somos Versiones Acústicas

Various Artists, Zapateando En El Norte

Best Tropical Latin Album

Albita, Albita

Doug Beavers, Art of the Arrangement

Rubén Blades Con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta, Salsa Big Band

Silvestre Dangond, Gente Valiente

Diego El Cigala, Indestructible

Best American Roots Performance

Alabama Shakes, "Killer Diller Blues"

Blind Boys of Alabama, "Let My Mother Live"

Glen Campbell, "Arkansas Farmboy"

Leonard Cohen, "Steer Your Way"

Alison Krauss, "I Never Cared for You"

Best American Roots Song

David Rawlings, "Cumberland Gap"

The Mavericks, "I Wish You Well"

Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, "If We Were Vampires"

Rodney Crowell, "It Ain't Over Yet (feat. Rosanne Cash and John Paul White)"

Gregg Allman, "My Only True Friend"

Best Bluegrass Album

Michael Cleveland, Fiddler's Dream

The Infamous Stringdusters, Laws of Gravity

Bobby Osborne, Original

Noam Pikelny, Universal Favorite

Rhonda Vincent and the Rage, All The Rage – In Concert Volume One [Live]

Best Traditional Blues Album

Eric Bibb, Migration Blues

Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio, Elvin Bishop's Big Fun Trio

R.L. Boyce, Roll and Tumble

Guy Davis and Fabrizio Poggi, Sonny & Brownie's Last Train

The Rolling Stones, Blue & Lonesome

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm, Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Sonny Landreth, Recorded Live in Lafayette

Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo, TajMo

Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Got Soul

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Live From the Fox Oakland   

Best Folk Album

Aimee Mann, Mental Illness

Laura Marling, Semper Femina

Offa Rex, The Queen of Hearts

The Secret Sisters, You Don't Own Me Anymore

Yusuf/Cat Stevens, The Laughing Apple   

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Top of the Mountain

Ho'okena, Ho'okena 3.0

Lost Bayou Ramblers, Kalenda

Northern Cree, Miyo Kekisepa, Make a Stand [Live]

Josh Tatofi, Pua Kiele

Best Reggae Album

Chronixx, Chronology

Common Kings, Lost in Paradise

J Boog, Wash House Ting

Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley, Stony Hill

Morgan Heritage, Avrakedabra

Best World Music Album

Vicente Amigo, Memoria De Los Sentidos

Buika, Para Mi

Anat Cohen and Trio Brasileiro, Rosa Dos Ventos

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Shaka Zulu Revisited: 30th Anniversary Celebration

Tinariwen, Elwan

Best Children's Album

Gustafer Yellowgold, Brighter Side

Lisa Loeb, Feel What U Feel

Justin Roberts, Lemonade

Alphabet Rockers, Rise Shine #Woke

Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Songs of Peace & Love for Kids & Parents Around the World

Best Spoken Word Album

Neil Degrasse Tyson, Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Bruce Springsteen, Born to Run

Shelly Peiken, Confessions of a Serial Songwriter

Bernie Sanders and Mark Ruffalo, Our Revolution: A Future to Believe In (Bernie Sanders)

Carrie Fisher, The Princess Diarist   

Best Comedy Album

Dave Chappelle, The Age of Spin & Deep in the Heart of Texas

Jim Gaffigan, Cinco

Jerry Seinfeld, Jerry Before Seinfeld

Sarah Silverman, A Speck of Dust

Kevin Hart, What Now?   

Best Musical Theater Album

Come From Away

Dear Evan Hansen

Hello, Dolly!

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

Baby Driver

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Awesome Mix Vol. 2

Hidden Figures: The Album

La La Land

Moana: The Songs

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Jóhann Jóhannsson, Arrival

Hans Zimmer, Dunkirk

Ramin Djawadi, Game of Thrones: Season 7,

Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams and Hans Zimmer, Hidden Figures

Justin Hurwitz, La La Land