The 2018 Grammy Awards are coming on January 28 in a live CBS broadcast from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Honoring the hippest and the hottest acts in pop music today, is James Cordon, this year’s host.
Who Is Up For The 2018 Grammy Awards?
The “Album of the Year” award is the most coveted of the evening. This year, the competition is a five-way race between Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic, Donald Glover’s Awaken, My Love!, JAY-Z’s 4:44, Lorde’s Melodrama, and Kendrick Lamar’s Damn.
However, that is not the only highly competitive category and one looking likely to see a race this year. There is also the award for the “Record of the Year”.
The nominees in this category are JAY-Z for The Story of O.J., Childish Gambino for Redbone, Kendrick Lamar for HUMBLE, Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber for Despacito, and Bruno Mars for 24K Magic.
Next on the totem pole of importance in the general field is “Song of the Year”. Among the songs competing for this coveted award, one includes Despacito, 4:44, Issues, 1-800-273-8255, and That’s What I Like.
After that comes the award for “Best New Artist”. The nominees for this particular award are Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels, and SZA.
Other nominees up for 2018 Grammy Awards this year include Kelly Clarkson for her “Best Pop Solo Performance” thanks to “Love So Soft,” Seth MacFarlane for “Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album” with his In Full Swing.
Kehlani for “Best R&B Performance” with Distraction, LCD Soundsystem for “Best Dance Recording” with Tonite, and Foo Fighters for “Best Rock Performance” with Run are among the other nominees.
This year’s 2018 Grammy Awards nominees are as diverse in their styles as they are in their backgrounds. One other element which people are likely to keep an eye out for is a white rose, part of the #MeToo campaign.
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