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62nd Grammy Awards: Nominees and Winners

With so many good releases in 2019, who will win the 2020 Grammy Awards?

The 2020 Grammy’s were filled with this years megastars! This last year has been both good and bad for music. With the loss of many talented artists came heartbreak and appreciation for those who we will not hear from again. With the very recent death of the basketball legend Kobe Bryant, a heavy cloud of sadness hangs over all professionals, from sports to music.

Performances: The amazing Alicia Keys will return to host for the second year in a row! The 62nd Grammy Awards will feature a reunion of rap and rock royalty Run-DMC and Aerosmith, as they throw it back with their 1985 hit collaboration, “Walk This Way.Ariana Grande is back with five nominations and and will be perfoming. Grande is just one of the many female artists who’ll perform, including Bonnie Raitt, Lizzo, Camila Cabello, Demi Lovato, Billie Eilish, Rosalía, and Gwen Stefani. To follow that up there will be performances from Blake Shelton, Charlie Wilson, and the Jonas Brothers. Sheila E. and Usher will be performing a tribute to the late and great Prince.

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Below are the nominees and winners of this years Grammy’s, which will be updated as results come in:

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

“Spirit,” Beyoncé
“Bad Guy,” Billie Eilish
“7 Rings,” Ariana Grande
“TRUTH HURTS,” LIZZO
“You Need to Calm Down,” Taylor Swift

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

“Boyfriend,” Ariana Grande & Social House
“Sucker,” Jonas Brothers
“OLD TOWN ROAD,” LIL NAS X FEATURING BILLY RAY CYRUS)
“Sunflower,” Post Malone & Swae Lee
“Señorita,” Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

The Lion King: The Gift,Beyoncé
WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP WHERE DO WE GO?, BILLIE EILISH
Thank U, Next, Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project, Ed Sheeran
Lover, Taylor Swift

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

“Love Again,” Daniel Caesar and Brandy
“Could’ve Been,” H.E.R. feat. Bryson Tiller
“Exactly How I Feel,” Lizzo feat. Gucci Mane
“Roll Some Mo,” Lucky Day
“Come Home,” Anderson Paak feat. Andre 3000

BEST R&B SONG

“Could’ve Been,” H.E.R. feat. Bryson Tiller
“Look At Me Now,” Emily King
“No Guidance,” Chris Brown feat. Drake
“Roll Some Mo,” Lucky Daye
“SAY SO,” PJ MORTON FEAT. JOJO

BEST R&B ALBUM

1123, BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted, Lucky Daye
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
Paul, PJ Morton
VENTURA, ANDERSON .PAAK

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE

“Middle Child,” J. Cole
“Suge,” DaBaby
“Down Bad,” Dreamville Featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy
“RACKS IN THE MIDDLE,” NIPSEY HUSSLE FEAT. RODDY RICCH & HIT-BOY
“Clout,” Offset Featuring Cardi B

BEST RAP SONG

“Bad Idea,” YBN Cordae feat. Chance The Rapper
“Gold Roses,” Rick Ross feat. Drake
“A LOT,” 21 SAVAGE FEAT. J. COLE
“Racks in the Middle,” Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Suge,” DaBaby

BEST RAP/SUNG PERFORMANCE

“HIGHER,” DJ KHALED FEATURING NIPSEY HUSSLE & JOHN LEGEND
“Drip Too Hard,” Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini,” Lil Nas X
“Ballin,” Mustard Featuring Roddy Ricch “The London,” Young Thug Featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott

BEST RAP ALBUM

Revenge of the Dreamers III, Dreamville
Championships, Meek Mill
I Am Greater Than I Was, 21 Savage
IGOR, TYLER THE CREATOR
The Lost Boy, YBN Cordae

BEST COUNTRY SONG

“BRING MY FLOWERS NOW,” TANYA TUCKER
“Girls Goin’ Nowhere,” Ashley McBryde
“It All Comes Out in the Wash,” Miranda Lambert
“Some Of It,” Eric Church
“Speechless,” Dan and Shay

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE

“All Your’n,” Tyler Childers
“Girl Goin’ Nowhere,” Ashley McBryde
“RIDE ME BACK HOME,” WILLIE NELSON
“God’s Country,” Blake Shelton
“Bring My Flowers Now,” Tanya Tucker

BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

“Brand New Man,” Brooks & Dunn With Luke Combs
“I Don’t Remember Me (Before You),” Brothers Osborne
“SPEECHLESS,” DAN + SHAY
“The Daughters,” Little Big Town
“Common,” Maren Morris Featuring Brandi Carlile

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Desperate Man, Eric Church
Stronger Than the Truth, Reba McEntire
Interstate Gospel, Pistol Annies
Center Point Road, Thomas Rhett
WHILE I’M LIVIN’, TANYA TUCKER

BEST ROCK ALBUM

Amo, Bring Me the Horizon
SOCIAL CUES, CAGE THE ELEPHANT
In The End, The Cranberries
Trauma, I Prevail
Feral Roots, Rival Sons

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

“Pretty Waste,” Bones UK
“THIS LAND,” GARY CLARK JR.
“History Repeats,” Brittany Howard
“Woman,” Karen O & Danger Mouse
“Too Bad,” Rival Sons

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

U.F.O.F., Big Thief
Assume Form, James Blake
I,I, Bon Iver
FATHER OF THE BRIDE, VAMPIRE WEEKEND
Anima, Thom Yorke

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

Apollo XXI, Steve Lacy
CUZ I LOVE YOU, LIZZO
Overload, Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn, NAO
Being Human In Public, Jessie Reyez

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE

“Time Today,” BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady Love,” India.Arie
“JEROME,” LIZZO
“Real Games,” Lucky Daye
“Built For Love,” PJ Morton Featuring Jazmine Sullivan

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM

LP5, Apparat
NO GEOGRAPHY, THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS
Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape), Flume
Solace, RÜFÜS DU SOL
Weather, Tycho

BEST DANCE RECORDING

“Linked,” Bonobo
“GOT TO KEEP ON,” THE CHEMICAL BROTHERS
“Piece Of Your Heart,” Meduza Featuring Goodboys
“Underwater,” RÜFÜS DU SOL
“Midnight Hour,” Skrillex & Boys Noize Featuring Ty Dolla $ign

BEST COMEDY ALBUM

Quality Time, Jim Gaffigan
Relatable, Ellen DeGeneres
Right Now, Aziz Ansari
Son of Patricia, Trevor Noah
STICKS & STONES, DAVE CHAPPELLE

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA

The Lion King: The Songs, (Various Artists)
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, (Various Artists)
Rocketman, (Various Artists)
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, (Various Artists)
A STAR IS BORN (VARIOUS ARTISTS)

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA

“The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy,” Toy Story 4
“Girl In The Movies,” Dumplin’’’“I’LL NEVER LOVE AGAIN,” A STAR IS BORN
“Spirit,” The Lion King
“Suspirium,” Suspiria

BEST MUSIC VIDEO

“We’ve Got To Try,” (The Chemical Brothers) Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer
“This Land,” (Gary Clark Jr.) Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer
“Cellophane,” (FKA Twigs) Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer
“OLD TOWN ROAD (OFFICIAL MOVIE),” (LIL NAS X & BILLY RAY CYRUS) CALMATIC, VIDEO DIRECTOR; CANDICE DRAGONAS, MELISSA LARSEN & SAUL LEVITZ, VIDEO PRODUCERS
“Glad He’s Gone,” (Tove Lo) Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer

BEST MUSIC FILM

HOMECOMING, (BEYONCE)
Remember My Name, (David Crosby)
Birth Of The Cool, (Miles Davis)
Shangri-La, (Various Artists)
Anima, (Thom Yorke)

BEST SPOKEN WORD ALBUM

Beastie Boys Book, (Various Artists) Michael Diamond, Adam Horovitz, Scott Sherratt & Dan Zitt, producers
BECOMING, MICHELLE OBAMA
I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years As A Two-Time Cancer Survivor, Eric Alexandrakis
Mr. Know-It-All, Jon Waters
Sekou Andrews & The String Theory, Sekou Andrews & The String Theory

BEST MUSICAL THEATER ALBUM

Ain’t Too Proud: The Life and Times of The Temptations
Hadestown
Moulin Rouge! The Musical
The Music of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Oklahoma!

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL

FINNEAS
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Ricky Reed

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