Grammy Nominations 2019

Amanda Swank, Editor-in-Chief

On Friday, December 7th, the 2019 Grammy nominations were revealed, with some changes. The number of nominees in the awards’ four major categories has been expanded by The Recording Academy. Instead of five contenders for the categories Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist, there are now eight. Grammy Organizers have recruited a more diverse voting membership, after facing backlash over the ceremony. The show will take place on February 10th 2019 in Los Angeles, but until then, let’s take a look at the nominations for the top 4 categories.

Album of the Year:

• Invasion Of Privacy by Cardi B

• By The Way, I Forgive You by Brandi Carlile

• Scorpion by Drake

• H.E.R. by H.E.R.

• Beerbongs & Bentleys by Post Malone


• Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe

• Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves

• Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists) and Kendrick Lamar

Record of the Year Nominations:

  • “I Like It” by V=Cardi B, Bad Bunny, and J Balvin
  • “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile
  • “This Is America” by Childish Gambino
  • “God’s Plan” by Drake
  • “Shallow” by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper
  • “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar and SZA
  • “Rockstar” by Post Malone, ft. 21 Savage
  • “The Middle” by Zedd, Maren Morris, and Grey

Song of the Year:

• “All The Stars” by Kendrick Lamar & SZA

• “Boo’d Up” by Ella Mai

• “God’s Plan” by Drake

• “In My Blood” by Shawn Mendes

• “The Joke” by Brandi Carlile

• “The Middle” by Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey

• “Shallow” by Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

• “This Is America” by Childish Gambino

Best New Artist:

  • Chloe x Halle

  • Luke Combs

  • Greta Van Fleet

  • H.E.R.

  • Dua Lipa

  • Margo Price

  • Bebe Rexha

  • Jorja Smith