Factbox: Key nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards


LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The Grammy Awards, the highest honors in the music industry, will be handed out at a live ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday hosted by R&B singer Alicia Keys.

The following is a list of nominations in key categories:

Album of the Year:

Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

By The Way, I Forgive You – Brandi Carlile

Scorpion – Drake

H.E.R. – H.E.R.

Beerbongs & Bentleys – Post Malone

Dirty Computer – Janelle Monae

Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

Black Panther: The Album – Various Artists

Record of the Year:

“I Like It” – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin

“The Joke” – Brandi Carlile

“This Is America” – Childish Gambino

“God’s Plan” – Drake

“Shallow” – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

“All the Stars” – Kendrick Lamar & SZA

“Rockstar” – Post Malone featuring 21 Savage

“The Middle” – Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

Song of the Year:

“All the Stars” – songwriters Kendrick Lamar, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Spears & Anthony Tiffith

“Boo’d Up” – songwriters Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane

“God’s Plan” – songwriters Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib

“In My Blood” – songwriters Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton

“The Joke” – songwriters Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth

“The Middle” – songwriters Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha, Michael Trewartha & Anton Zaslavski

“Shallow” – songwriters Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando & Andrew Wyatt

“This Is America” – songwriters Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson

Best New Artist:

Chloe x Halle

Luke Combs

Greta Van Fleet


Dua Lipa

Margo Price

Bebe Rexha

Jorja Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance:

“Colors” – Beck

“Havana (Live)” – Camila Cabello

“God Is a Woman” – Ariana Grande

“Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)” – Lady Gaga

“Better Now” – Post Malone

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Camila – Camila Cabello

Meaning of Life – Kelly Clarkson

Sweetener – Ariana Grande

Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes

Beautiful Trauma – P!nk

Reputation – Taylor Swift

Best Rap Album:

Invasion of Privacy – Cardi B

Swimming – Mac Miller

Victory Lap – Nipsey Hussle

Daytona – Pusha T

Astroworld – Travis Scott

Best Country Album:

Unapologetically – Kelsea Ballerini

Port Saint Joe – Brothers Osborne

Girl Going Nowhere – Ashley McBryde

Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves

From a Room: Volume 2 – Chris Stapleton

Best Rock Album:

Ranier Fog – Alice in Chains

MANIA – Fall Out Boy

Prequelle – Ghost

From the Fires – Greta Van Fleet

Pacific Day Dream – Weezer

Best Music Video:

Apeshit – The Carters

This is America – Childish Gambino

I’m Not Racist – Joyner Lucas

Pynk – Janelle Monae

Mumbo Jumbo – Tierra Whack

Reporting by Jill Serjeant, editing by G Crosse