Grammys 2018: Nominations & everything you need to know

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The 60th annual Grammy nominations have been revealed, and predictions of Kendrick Lamar and Ed Sheeran topping the charts were certainly correct.

American singer/songwriter Andra Day announced the frontrunners in the four main categories – Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year, live on CBS This Morning.

The nominees for the remaining categories were released on the official Grammy website shortly after.

The 2018 Grammy Awards will take place at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, 28 January. Late night talk show host James Corden will host the ceremony.

The nominations have been announced and here are some of the categories:

Record Of The Year
‘Redbone’ — Childish Gambino
‘Despacito’ — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
‘The story of O.J.’ — Jay-Z
‘HUMBLE.’ — Kendrick Lamar
’24K magic’ — Bruno Mars

Album Of The Year
Awaken, My Love! — Childish Gambino
4:44 — Jay-Z
DAMN. — Kendrick Lamar
Melodrama — Lorde
24K Magic — Bruno Mars

Song Of The Year
‘Despacito’ — Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber)
‘4:44’ — Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (Jay-Z)
‘Issues’ — Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)
‘1-800-273-8255’ — Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)
‘That’s what I like’ — Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Khalid
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels
SZA

Best Pop Solo Performance
‘Love so soft’ — Kelly Clarkson
‘Praying’ — Kesha
‘Million reasons’ — Lady Gaga
‘What about us’ — P!nk
‘Shape of you’ — Ed Sheeran

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
‘Something just like this’ — The Chainsmokers & Coldplay
‘Despacito’ — Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber
‘Thunder’ — Imagine Dragons
‘Feel it still’ — Portugal. The Man
‘Stay’ — Zedd & Alessia Cara

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kaleidoscope EP — Coldplay
Lust For Life — Lana Del Rey
Evolve — Imagine Dragons
Rainbow — Kesha
Joanne — Lady Gaga
÷ (Divide) — Ed Sheeran

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