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60th Grammy Awards: Jay Z, Lorde, Bruno Mars And Other Key Nominees of The Year

4:44 will compete for album of the year against R&B star Bruno Mars’ 24K Magic, New Zealand pop singer Lorde’s Melodrama, hip hop artists Childish Gambino’s Awaken, My Love! and Kendrick Lamar’s Damn.


Updated:November 29, 2017, 12:13 PM IST
60th Grammy Awards: Jay Z, Lorde, Bruno Mars And Other Key Nominees of The Year
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Los Angeles: The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards were announced by the Recording Academy on Tuesday, with rapper Jay-Z leading the pack with eight nods.

Below is a list of nominees in key categories. The winners will be announced at a live televised awards show on January 28.

Album of the year

24K Magic - Bruno Mars

4:44 - Jay-Z

Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino

Damn.- Kendrick Lamar

Melodrama - Lorde

Record of the year:

24K Magic - Bruno Mars

Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee feat. Justin Bieber

Humble - Kendrick Lamar

Redbone - Childish Gambino

The Story of O.J. - Jay-Z

Song of the year: (Songwriters award)

1-800-273-8255 - Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters

4:44 - Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters

Despacito - Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason “Poo Bear” Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters

Issues - Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik

Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters

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

Best New Artist:

Alessia Cara

Julia Michaels


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Best Pop Vocal Album:

Divide- Ed Sheeran

Evolve- Imagine Dragons

Joanne- Lady Gaga

Kaleidoscope EP- Coldplay

Lust For Life- Lana Del Rey

Rainbow- Kesha

Best Urban Contemporary Album

American Teen - Khalid

Awaken, My Love! - Childish Gambino


Free 6lack - 6lack

Starboy - The Weeknd

Best R&B Album:

24K Magic - Bruno Mars

Feel The Real - Musiq Soulchild

Freudian - Daniel Caesar

Gumbo - PJ Morton

Let Love Rule - Ledisi

Best Rock Album:

A Deeper Understanding- The War on Drugs

Emperor of Sand- Mastodon

Hardwired...To Self-Destruct- Metallica

The Stories We Tell Ourselves- Nothing More

Villains- Queens of the Stone Age

Best Country Album:

Cosmic Hallelujah - Kenny Chesney

From A Room: Volume 1 - Chris Stapleton

Heart Break - Lady Antebellum

Life Changes - Thomas Rhett

The Breaker - Little Big Town

Best Alternative Music Album:

American Dream - LCD Soundsystem

Everything Now - Arcade Fire

Humanz - Gorillaz

Pure Comedy - Father John Misty

Sleep Well Beast - The National

Producer of the year, Non-Classical:

Blake Mills

Calvin Harris

Greg Kurstin

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