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Published: 2017/11/28

Full List of 2018 Grammy Awards Nominees Revealed

The full list of nominees for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards have been revealed, with Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars and Childish Gambino leading the way in total nominations. The extensive list also includes nods for Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead, Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Portugal. The Man and many more.

The top award of Album of the Year features offerings from Childish Gambino, Jay-Z, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde and Bruno Mars, while Record of the Year features nearly the same artists, with Lorde replaced by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber’s mega hit “Despacito.” In the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category, Portugal. The Man’s “Feel It Still” will go head-to-head against “Despacito,” The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This,” Imagine Dragons’ “Thunder” and Zedd & Alessia Cara’s “Stay.”

In other genres, Best Rock Album features Metallica, Queens of the Stone Age, The War On Drugs, Mastodon and Nothing More, while Best Alternative Music Album includes Arcade Fire, Gorillaz, LCD Soundsystem, Father John Misty and The National. Best Americana Album offers Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Iron & Wine, The Mavericks and Brent Cobb; Best Bluegrass Album features The Infamous Stringdusters, Noam Pikelny, Michael Cleveland, Bobby Osborne and Rhonda Vincent and The Rage; Best Contemporary Blues Album includes Tedeschi Trucks Band, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’, Sonny Landreth and Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm; and Best Country Album has Chris Stapleton, Kenny Chesney, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town and Thomas Rhett.

Other nominees of note include Bob Dylan, whose album Triplicate will compete for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, The Rolling Stones, whose Blue & Lonsome garnered a Best Traditional Blues Album nod, the Grateful Dead, who have two nominations for Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package ( May 1977: Get Shown the Light) and Best Music Film ( Long Strange Trip), Bruce Springsteen, nominated for Best Spoken Word Album, Leonard Cohen for both Best Rock Performance (along with Chris Cornell) and Best American Roots Performance, John McLaughlin, nominated for Best Improvised Jazz Solo, Alabama Shakes for Best American Roots Performance, Yusuf/Cat Stevens and The Decemberists side-project Offa Rex for Best Folk Album, David Rawlings & Gillian Welch for Best American Roots Song, Damien Marley and Common Kings for Best Reggae Album, Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album and Beck for Best Music Video.

See the full list of nominees at the Grammys website. The 60th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will take place January 28 and will be broadcast on CBS.

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