Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar lead male-dominated Grammy nominations
Nov 29 2017
The nominations for the 60th GRAMMY Awards were announced on Tuesday morning, and a couple area natives from The Country Music Highway were included in those announcements.
Scoring five nominations, including "Album of the Year" and "Record of the Year" (for the album's lead single "Redbone"), Glover is set up to likely score his first Grammy and perhaps more. Nods for song of the year went to the writers of "Despacito", Jay-Z's "4:44", Mars' "That's What I Like", Logic's "1-800-273-8255" and Julia Michaels' "Issues". Kendrick Lamar is not far behind with seven.
The GRAMMY Awards will air live Sunday, January 28 on CBS. Record Of The YearRedbone, Childish Gambino Despacito, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber The Story Of O.J.
Music released between October 2016 and September 2017 qualified for this year's awards and will be voted for by members of the Recording Academy, made up of music industry professionals.
The best new artist category includes the rapper Lil Uzi Vert, the singers Khalid and Alessia Cara, and two young women, SZA and Michaels, who have developed successful songwriting credentials in addition to their own work as performers. Lady Gaga and Kesha landed two nods each in the same categories as Sheeran.