This morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominations for the 60th annual GRAMMY Awards, taking place on January 28, 2018, at New York’s Madison Square Garden. JAY-Z leads the pack with a total of eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar (7), Bruno Mars (6), Childish Gambino (5), SZA (5) and Khalid (5).

This year’s Album of the Year award is contested by Childish Gambino, JAY-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Bruno Mars, while Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels, and SZA are all up for Best New Artist. The rap categories are, unsurprisingly, dominated by JAY-Z and Kendrick Lamar, with Rapsody, Tyler, The Creator, Cardi B, Migos and GoldLink all picking up well-deserved nominations.

Check out the 2018 GRAMMY nominations below and click here for the full list, including pop, rock and latin categories.

Check out the nominations below…

 

Album of the Year:

• Childish Gambino — “Awaken, My Love!”
• JAY-Z — 4:44
• Kendrick Lamar — DAMN.
• Lorde — Melodrama
• Bruno Mars — 24K Magic

Song of the Year:

• Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber — “Despacito”
• JAY-Z — “4:44″
• Julia Michaels — “Issues”
• Logic Featuring Khalid & Alessia Cara — “1-800-273-8255″
• Bruno Mars — “That’s What I Like”

Record of the Year:

• Childish Gambino — “Redbone”
• Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber — “Despacito”
• JAY-Z — “The Story of O.J.”
• Kendrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
• Bruno Mars — “24K Magic”

Best New Artist:

• Alessia Cara
• Khalid
• Lil Uzi Vert
• Julia Michaels
• SZA

Best Rap Album:

• JAY-Z — 4:44
• Kendrick Lamar — DAMN.
• Migos — C U L T U R E
• Rapsody — Laila’s Wisdom
• Tyler, The Creator — Flower Boy

Best Rap Song:

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

Best Rap Performance:

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

Best Rap/Sung Performance:

• 6LACK — “PRBLMS”
• GoldLink Featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy — “Crew”
• JAY-Z Featuring Beyoncé — “Family Feud”
• Kendrick Lamar Featuring Rihanna — “LOYALTY.”
• SZA Featuring Travi$ Scott — “Love Galore”

Best R&B Album:

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

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 Performance:

• Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis — “Get You”
• 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 Featuring The HamilTones — “What I’m Feelin’”
• Ledisi — “All the Way”
• Mali Music — “Still”

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

• 6LACK — Free 6LACK
• Childish Gambino — “Awaken, My Love!”
• Khalid — American Teen
• SZA — Ctrl
• The Weeknd — Starboy

Best Music Video:

• Kenrick Lamar — “HUMBLE.”
• Jay-Z — “The Story of O.J.”
• Beck — “Up All Night”
• Jain — “Makeba”
• Logic Featuring Khalid & Alessia Cara — “1-800-273-8255″

Producer of the Year:

• Calvin Harris
• Greg Kurstin
• Black Mills
• No I.D.
• The Stereotypes

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