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Grammy Nominations 2018: Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, “Despacito,” and More

As is traditional, the nominees for the 2018 Grammy Awards were announced on CBS This Morning today. The full list is available via the Grammys’ website, but we’re posted the major ones here; check back for updates. The show will air on CBS on Sunday, January 28, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. EST. “Despacito” scored nominations for both Song and Record of the year, while Jay-Z, who has different 4:44 singles nominated in each of those categories, garnered a full 8 nominations, with Kendrick Lamar pulling in just slightly behind with 7. Peruse the list 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 ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Jay-Z, “The Story of O.J.”
Kendrick Lamar, “Humble”
Bruno Mars, “24K Magic”

Song of the Year

Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
JAY-Z, “4:44″
Julia Michaels, “Issues”
Logic ft. Alessia Cara, “1-800-273-8255″
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”

Best New Artist

Alessia Cara
Khalid
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels
SZA

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean, “Bounce Back”
Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
JAY-Z, “4:44″
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Migos f. Lil Uzi Vert, “Bad and Boujee”

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

6LACK, “PRBLMS”
Goldlink ft. Brent Faiyaz, Shy Glizzy, “Crew”
JAY-Z ft. Beyoncé, “Family Feud”
Kendrick Lamar ft. Rihanna, “LOYALTY.”
SZA ft. Travis Scott, “Love Galore”

Best Rap Song

Cardi B, “Bodak Yellow”
Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi, “Chase Me”
Kendrick Lamar, “HUMBLE.”
Rapsody, “Sassy”
Jay-Z, “The Story Of O.J.”

Best Pop Solo 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 & Coldplay, “Something Just Like This”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee ft. Justin Bieber, “Despacito”
Imagine Dragons, “Thunder”
Portugal. The Man, “Feel It Still”
Zedd & Alessia Cara, “Stay”

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 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 Rock Performance

Leonard Cohen, “You Want It Darker”
Chris Cornell, “The Promise”
Foo Fighters, “Run”
Kaleo, “No Good”
Nothing More, “Go To War”

Best R&B Performance

Daniel Caesar f. Kali Uchis, “Get You”
Kehlani, “Distraction”
Ledisi, “High”
Bruno Mars, “That’s What I Like”
SZA, “The Weekend”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

6LACK, Free 6LACK
Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!
Khalid, American Teen
SZA, CTRL
The Weeknd, Starboy

Best R&B Album

Daniel Caesar, Freudian
Ledisi, Let Love Rule
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic
PJ Morton, Gumbo
Musiq Soulchild, Feel the Real

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 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 Dance Recording

Bonobo ft. Innov Gnawa, “Bambro Koyo Ganda”
Camelphat & Elderbrook, “Cola”
Gorillaz Featuring DRAM, “Andromeda”
LCD Soundsystem, “Tonite”
Odesza ft. WYNNE & Mansionair, “Line of Sight”

Best Dance/Electronic Album

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

Best Metal Performance

August Burns Red, “Invisible Enemy”
Body Count, “Black Hoodie”
Code Orange, “Forever”
Mastodon, “Sultan’s Curse”
Meshuggah, “Clockworks”