Hold On to Your Headphones: Here Are the 2020 Grammy Nominees

Quinn Keaney

Grab some headphones and get excited, because the 2020 Grammy Awards nominations have arrived! After last year's big wins for Lady Gaga, Drake, and Cardi B, a new set of hopefuls are on the scene. With nominations for Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X, Lewis Capaldi, and Lizzo, we're sure to have an exciting show. Alicia Keys will also be returning as host, so bring on the pianos! Read on to see the nominees before the Grammys air on Jan. 26.

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RECORD OF THE YEAR

"Hey, Ma" by Bon Iver
"Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish
"Seven Rings" by Ariana Grande
"Hard Place" by H.E.R.
"Talk" by Khalid
"Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X feat. Billie Ray Cyrus
"Truth Hurts" by Lizzo
"Sunflower" by Post Malone and Swae Lee






ALBUM OF THE YEAR

I,i by Bon Iver
Norman F*cking Rockwell by Lana del Rey
When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? by Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande
I Used to Know Her by H.E.R.
Seven by Lil Nas X
'Cause I Love You by Lizzo
Father of the Bride by Vampire Weekend






SONG OF THE YEAR

"Always Remember Us This Way" by Lady Gaga
"Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish
"Bring My Flowers Now" by Brandi Carlile
"Hard Place" by H.E.R.
"Lover" by Taylor Swift
"Norman F*cking Rockwell" by Lana del Rey
"Someone You Love" by Lewis Capaldi
"Truth Hurts" by Lizzo






BEST NEW ARTIST

Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalia
Tank and the Bangas
Yola






BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

"Spirit" by Beyoncé
"Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish
"Seven Rings" by Ariana Grande
"Truth Hurts" by Lizzo
"You Need to Calm Down" by Taylor Swift



BEST R&B PERFORMANCE

"Love Again" by Daniel Caesar and Brandy
"Could've Been" by H.E.R. feat. Bryson Tiller
"Exactly How I Feel" by Lizzo feat. Gucci Mane
"Come Home" by Anderson .Paak feat. Andre 3000
"Roll Some Mo" by Lucky Daye



BEST COUNTRY SONG

"Bring My Flowers Now" by Brandi Carlile
"Girl Goin Nowhere" by Ashley McBryde
"It All Comes Out in the Wash" by Miranda Lambert
"Some of It" by Eric Church
"Speechless" by Dan + Shay



BEST RAP ALBUM

Revenge of the Dreamers III by Dreamville
Championships by Meek Mill
I Am I Was by 21 Savage
Igor by Tyler the Creator
The Lost Boy by YBN Cordae



BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

"Boyfriend" by Ariana Grande and Social House
"Sucker" by Jonas Brothers
"Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus
"Señorita" by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello


BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM

by Andrea Bocelli
Love (Deluxe Edition) by Michael Bublé
Look Now by Elvis Costello and the Imposters
A Legendary Christmas by John Legend
Walls by Barbra Streisand



BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

The Lion King: The Gift by Beyoncé
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go by Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project by Ed Sheeran
Lover by Taylor Swift



BEST R&B ALBUM

1123 by BJ the Chicago Kid
Painted by Lucky Daye
Ella Mai by Ella Mai
Paul by PJ Morton
Venture by Anderson .Paak



BEST RAP PERFORMANCE

"Middle Child" by J.Cole
"Suge" by DaBaby
"Down Bad" by Dreamville
"Racks In The Middle" by Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy
"Clout" by Offset feat. Cardi B



BEST RAP/SUNG PERFORMANCE

"Higher" by DJ Khaled feat. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend
"Drip Too Hard" by Lil Baby and Gunna
"Panini" by Lil Nas X
"Ballin" by Mustard feat. Roddy Ricch
"The London" by Young Thug feat. J. Cole and Travis Scott



BEST RAP SONG

"Bad Idea" by YBN Cordae feat. Chance the Rapper
"Gold Roses" by Rick Ross feat. Drake
"A Lot" by 21 Savage feat. J. Cole
"Racks In The Middle" by Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy
"Suge" by Dababy



BEST DANCE RECORDING

"Linked" by Bonobo
"Got to Keep On" by The Chemical Brothers
"Piece Of Your Heart" by Meduza and Goodboys
"Underwater" by Rüfüs Du Sol
"Midnight Hour" by Skrillex and Boys Noize With Ty Dolla $ign



BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM

LP5 by Apparat
No Geography by The Chemical Brothers
Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) by Flume
Solace by Rüfüs Du Sol
Weather by Tycho



BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

Ancestral Recall by Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah
Star People Nation by Theo Croker
Beat Music! Beat Music! Beat Music! by Mark Guiliana
Elevate by Lettuce
Mettavolution by Rodrigo y Gabriela



BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE

"Pretty Waste" by Bones UK
"This Land" by Gary Clark Jr.
"History Repeats" by Brittany Howard
"Woman" by Karen O and Danger Mouse
"Too Bad" by Rival Sons



BEST METAL PERFORMANCE

"Astorolus – The Great Octopus" by Candlemass feat. Tony Iommi
"Humanicide" by Death Angel
"Bow Down" by I Prevail
"Unleashed" by Killswitch Engage
"7empest" by Tool



BEST ROCK SONG

"Fear Inoculum" by Tool
"Give Yourself A Try" by The 1975
"Harmony Hall" by Vampire Weekend
"History Repeats" by Brittany Howard
"This Land" by Gary Clark Jr.



BEST ROCK ALBUM

Amo by Bring Me the Horizon
Social Cues by Cage the Elephant
In The End by The Cranberries
Trauma by I Prevail
Feral Roots by Rival Sons



BEST ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

U.F.O.F. by Big Thief
Assume Form by James Blake
I,i by Bon Iver
Father of the Bride by Vampire Weekend
Anima by Thom Yorke



BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM

Apollo XXI by Steve Lacy
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) by Lizzo
Overload by Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn by Nao
Being Human in Public by Jessie Reyez



BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE

"All Your'n" by Tyler Childers
"Girl Goin' Nowhere" by Ashley McBryde
"Ride Me Back Home" by Willie Nelson
"God's Country" by Blake Shelton
"Bring My Flowers Now" by Tanya Tucker



BEST COUNTRY DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

"Brand New Man" by Brooks and Dunn feat. Luke Combs
"I Don't Remember Me (Before You)" by Brothers Osborne
"Speechless" by Dan + Shay
"The Daughters" by Little Big Town
"Common" by Maren Morris feat. Brandi Carlile



BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Desperate Man by Eric Church
Stronger Than the Truth by Reba McEntire
Interstate Gospel by Pistol Annies
Center Point Road by Thomas Rhett
While I'm Livin' by Tanya Tucker



BEST NEW AGE ALBUM

Fairy Dreams by David Arkenstone
Homage to Kindness by David Darling
Wings by Peter Kater
Verve by Sebastian Plano
Deva by Deva Premal



BEST IMPROVISED JAZZ SOLO

"Elsewhere" by Melissa Aldana
"Sozinho" by Randy Brecker
"Tomorrow Is the Question" by Julian Lage
"The Windup" by Branford Marsalis
"Sightseeing" by Christian McBride



BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

Thirsty Ghost by Sara Gazarek
Love and Liberation by Jazzmeia Horn
Alone Together by Catherine Russell
12 Little Spells by Esperanza Spalding
Screenplay by The Tierney Sutton Band



BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM

In The Key of the Universe by Joey DeFrancesco
The Secret Between the Shadow and the Soul by Branford Marsalis Quartet
Christian McBride's New Jawn by Christian McBride
Come What May by Joshua Redman Quartet


BEST JAZZ ENSEMBLE ALBUM

Triple Helix by Anat Cohen Tentet
Dancer in Nowhere by Miho Hazama
Hiding Out by Mike Holober and the Gotham Jazz Orchestra
The Omni-American Book Club by Brian Lynch Big Band
One Day Wonder by Terraza Big Band



BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM

Antidote by Chick Corea and the Spanish Heart Band
Sorte!: Music by John Finbury by Thalma De Freitas With Vitor Gonçalves, John Patitucci, Chico Pinheiro, Rogerio Boccato and Duduka Da Fonseca
Una Noche Con Rubén Blades by Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis and Rubén Blades
Carib by David Sánchez
Sonero: The Music of Ismael Rivera by Miguel Zenón



BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE/SONG

"Love Theory" by Kirk Franklin
"Talkin' 'Bout Jesus" by Gloria Gaynor feat. Yolanda Adams
"See the Light" by Travis Greene feat. Jekalyn Carr
"Speak the Name" by Koryn Hawthorne feat. Natalie Grant
"This Is a Move (Live)" by Tasha Cobbs Leonard



BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC PERFORMANCE/SONG

"Only Jesus" by Casting Crowns
"God Only Knows" by For King and Country and Dolly Parton
"Haven't Seen It Yet" by Danny Gokey
"God's Not Done With You (Single Version)" by Tauren Wells
"Rescue Story" by Zach Williams



BEST GOSPEL ALBUM

Long Live Love by Kirk Franklin
Goshen by Donald Lawrence Presents the Tri-City Singers
Tunnel Vision by Gene Moore
Settle Here by William Murphy
Something's Happening! A Christmas Album by CeCe Winans



BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC ALBUM

I Know a Ghost by Crowder
Burn the Ships by For King and Country
Haven't Seen It Yet by Danny Gokey
The Elements by TobyMac
Holy Roar by Chris Tomlin



BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM

Deeper Roots: Where the Bluegrass Grows by Steven Curtis Chapman
Testimony by Gloria Gaynor
Deeper Oceans by Joseph Habedank
His Name Is Jesus by Tim Menzies
Gonna Sing, Gonna Shout (Various Artists) by Jerry Salley (Producer)



BEST LATIN POP ALBUM

Vida by Luis Fonsi
11:11 by Maluma
Montaner by Ricardo Montaner
#ELDISCO by Alejandro Sanz
Fantasía by Sebastian Yatra



BEST LATIN ROCK, URBAN, OR ALTERNATIVE ALBUM

X 100PRE by Bad Bunny
Oasis by J Balvin and Bad Bunny
Indestructible by Flor De Toloache
Almadura by iLe
El Mal Querer by Rosalía



BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM

Caminando by Joss Favela
Percepción by Intocable
Poco a Poco by La Energia Norteña
20 Aniversario by Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea
De Ayer Para Siempre by Mariachi Los Camperos



BEST TROPICAL LATIN ALBUM

Opus by Marc Anthony
Tiempo Al Tiempo by Luis Enrique and C4 Trio
Candela by Vicente García
Literal by Juan Luis Guerra 4.40
A Journey Through Cuban Music by Aymée Nuviola



BEST AMERICAN ROOTS PERFORMANCE

"Saint Honesty" by Sara Bareilles
"Father Mountain" by Calexico feat. Iron and Wine
"I'm on My Way" by Rhiannon Giddens feat. Francesco Turrisi
"Call My Name" by I'm With Her
"Faraway Look" by Yola



BEST AMERICAN ROOTS SONG

"Black Myself" by Our Native Daughters
"Call My Name" by I'm With Her
"Crossing to Jerusalem" by Rosanne Cash
"Faraway Look" by Yola
"I Don't Wanna Ride the Rails No More" by Vince Gill



BEST AMERICANA ALBUM

Years to Burn by Calexico feat. Iron and Wine
Who Are You Now by Madison Cunningham
Oklahoma by Keb' Mo'
Tales of America by J.S. Ondara
Walk Through Fire by Yola



BEST BLUEGRASS ALBUM

Tall Fiddler by Michael Cleveland
Live in Prague, Czech Republic by Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver
Toil, Tears, & Trouble by The Po' Ramblin' Boys
Royal Traveller by Missy Raines
If You Can't Stand the Heat by Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen



BEST TRADITIONAL BLUEGRASS ALBUM

Kingfish by Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
Tall, Dark, & Handsome by Delbert McClinton and Self-Made Men
Sitting on Top of the Blues by Bobby Rush
Baby, Please Come Home by Jimmie Vaughan
Spectacular Class by Jontavious Willis



BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM

This Land by Gary Clark Jr.
Venom and Faith by Larkin Poe
Brighter Days by Robert Randolph and the Family Band
Somebody Save Me by Sugaray Rayford
Keep On by Southern Avenue



BEST FOLK ALBUM

My Finest Work Yet by Andrew Bird
Rearrange My Heart by Che Apalache
Patty Griffin by Patty Griffin
Evening Machines by Gregory Alan Isakov
Front Porch by Joy Williams



BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM

Kalawai'anui by Amy Hānaiali'i
When It's Cold by Cree Round Dance Songs - Northern Cree
Good Time by Ranky Tanky
Recorded Live at the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival by Rebirth Brass Band
Hawaiian Lullaby (Various Artists) by Imua Garza and Kimié Miner (Producers)