Grammy Nominations 2020: See the Full List of Nominees Here

The nominees for the 2020 Grammy Awards were announced this morning by president/CEO Deborah Dugan and Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees Harvey Mason Jr. along with host Alicia Keys and Bebe Rexha. Among the leading nominees are Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X. Other notable nominees include Beyoncé, Lana Del Rey, Rosalía, Bon Iver, Vampire Weekend, Tyler, the Creator, Big Thief, Thom Yorke, FKA Twigs, Brittany Howard, The 1975, Steve Lacy, and others. Eilish is also the youngest artist ever to be nominated in all four major categories (AOTY, SOTY, ROTY, and Best New Artist). The Grammys take place on January 26 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

At last year’s Grammys, Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year, Childish Gambino won both Song and Record of the Year, and Dua Lipa won Best New Artist. Cardi B, St. Vincent, Beck, Ariana Grande, and Drake were also among last year’s winners.

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Album of the Year

Bon Iver - i,i Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell! Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? H.E.R. - I Used to Know Her Ariana Grande - thank u, next Lil Nas X - 7 Lizzo - Cuz I Love You

Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride

Record of the Year

Bon Iver - Hey, Ma Billie Eilish - Bad Guy Ariana Grande - 7 rings H.E.R. - Hard Place Khalid - Talk Lil Nas X - Old Town Road Lizzo - Truth Hurts

Post Malone - Sunflower

Song of the Year

Lady Gaga - Always Remember Us This Way Billie Eilish - Bad Guy Brandi Carlile - Bring My Flowers Now H.E.R. - Hard Place Taylor Swift - Lover Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell Lewis Capaldi - Someone You Loved

Lizzo - Truth Hurts

Best New Artist

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



Best Pop Solo Performance Beyoncé - Spirit Billie Eilish - Bad Guy Ariana Grande - 7 rings Lizzo - Truth Hurts

Taylor Swift - You Need to Calm Down

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance Ariana Grande & the Social House - Boyfriend The Jonas Brothers - Sucker Lil Nas X - Old Town Road [ft. Billy Ray Cyrus] Post Malone - Sunflower [ft. Swae Lee]

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello - Señorita

Best Pop Vocal Album Beyoncé - The Lion King: The Gift Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? Ariana Grande - thank u, next Ed Sheeran - No.6 Collaborations Project

Taylor Swift - Lover

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album Andrea Bocelli - Sì Michael Bublé - Love (Deluxe Edition) Elvis Costello & The Imposters - Look Now John Legend - A Legendary Christmas

Barbra Streisand - Walls


Best Rap Album Dreamville - Revenge of the Dreamers III Meek Mill - Championships 21 Savage - I Am > I Was Tyler, the Creator - IGOR

YBN Cordae - The Lost Boy

Best Rap Song YBN Cordae - Bad Idea [ft. Chance the Rapper] Rick Ross - Gold Roses [ft. Drake] 21 Savage - A Lot [ft. J. Cole] Nipsey Hussle - Racks in the Middle [ft. Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy]

DaBaby - Suge

Best Rap Performance J. Cole - Middle Child DaBaby - Suge Dreamville - Down Bad [ft. J.I.D., Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG, Young Nudy] Nipsey Hussle - Racks in the Middle [ft. Roddy Ricch and Hit-Boy]

Offset - Clout [ft. Cardi B]

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration DJ Khaled - Higher [ft. Nipsey Hussle and John Legend] Lil Baby and Gunna - Drip Too Hard Lil Nas X - Panini Mustard - Ballin [ft. Roddy Ricch]

Young Thug - The London [ft. J. Cole and Travis Scott]


Best Rock Performance Bones UK - Pretty Waste Gary Clark Jr. - This Land Brittany Howard - History Repeats Karen O & Danger Mouse - Woman

Rival Sons - Too Bad

Best Metal Performance Candlemass - Astorolus - The Great Octopus [ft. Tony Iommi] Death Angel - Humanicide I Prevail - Bow Down Killswitch Engage - Unleashed

Tool - 7empest

Best Rock Song Tool - Fear Inoculum The 1975 - Give Yourself a Try Vampire Weekend - Harmony Hall Brittany Howard - History Repeats

Gary Clark Jr. - This Land

Best Rock Album Bring Me the Horizon - amo Cage the Elephant - Social Cues The Cranberries - In the End I Prevail - Trauma

Rival Sons - Feral Roots

Best Alternative Music Album Big Thief - U.F.O.F. James Blake - Assume Form Bon Iver - i,i Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride

Thom Yorke - ANIMA


Best R&B Performance Daniel Caesar - Love Again [ft. Brandy] H.E.R. - Could’ve Been [ft. Bryson Tiller] Lizzo - Exactly How I Feel [ft. Gucci Mane] Lucky Daye - Roll Some Mo

Anderson .Paak - Come Home [ft. Andre 3000]

Best Traditional R&B Performance Bj the Chicago Kid - Time Today India.Arie- Steady Love Lizzo - Jerome Lucky Daye - Real Games

PJ Morton - Built for Love [ft. Jazmine Sullivan]

Best R&B Song H.E.R. - Could’ve Been [ft. Bryson Tiller] Emily King - Look At Me Now Chris Brown - No Guidance [ft. Drake] Lucky Daye - Roll Some Mo

PJ Morton - Say So [ft. JoJo]

Best Urban Contemporary Album Steve Lacy - Apollo XXI Lizzo - Cuz I Love You Georgia Anne Muldrow - Overload Nao - Saturn

Jessie Reyez - Being Human in Public

Best R&B Album BJ the Chicago Kid - 1123 Lucy Daye - Painted Ella Mai - Ella Mai PJ Morton - Paul

Anderson .Paak - Ventura


Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album Bad Bunny - X 100Pre J Balvin & Bad Bunny - Oasis Flor De Toloache - Indestructible iLe - Almadura

Rosalía - El Mal Querer


Best Dance Recording Bonobo - Linked The Chemical Brothers - Got to Keep On Medusa - Piece of Your Heart [ft. Goodboys] RÜFÜS DU SOL - Underwater

Skrillex and Boys Noize - Midnight Hour [ft. Ty Dolla $ign]

Best Dance/Electronic Album Apparat - LP5 The Chemical Brothers - No Geography Flume - Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape) RÜFÜS DU SOL - Solace

Tyco - Weather


Best Comedy Album Jim Gaffigan - Quality Time Ellen DeGeneres - Relatable Aziz Ansari - Right Now Trevor Noah - Son of Patricia

Dave Chapelle - Sticks and Stones

Spoken Word

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling) Various Artists - Beastie Boys Book Michelle Obama - Becoming Eric Alexandrakis - I.V. Catatonia: 20 Years As A Two-Time Cancer Survivor John Waters - Mr. Know-It-All

Sekou Andrews & The String Theory - Sekou Andrews & The String Theory


Best Remixed Recording Madonna - I Rise (Tracy Young’s Pride Intro Radio Remix) Miley Cyrus - Mother’s Daughter (Wuki Remix) Jorja Smith - The One (High Contrast Remix) Mild Minds - Swim (Ford. Remix)

Maria Davidson - Work It (Soulwax Remix)

Music for Visual Media

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media Various Artists - The Lion King: The Songs Various Artists - Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Taron Egerton - Rocketman Various Artists - Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper - A Star Is Born

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media Alan Silvestri - Avengers: Endgame Hildur Guðnadóttir - Chernobyl Ramin Djawadi - Game of Thrones: Season 8 Hans Zimmer - The Lion King

Marc Shaiman - Mary Poppins Returns

Best Song Written for Visual Media Chris Stapleton - The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy Dolly Parton and Linda Perry - Girl in the Movies Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper - I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version) Beyoncé - Spirit

Thom Yorke - Suspirium


Best Recording Package Voces Del Bullerengue - Anónimas & Resilientes Chris Cornell - Chris Cornell The Muddy Basin Ramblers - Hold That Tiger Bon Iver - i,i

Intellexual - Intellexual

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package Thom Yorke - Anima David Gray - Gold in Brass Age John Coltrane - 1963: New Directions Wilhelm Furtwängler & Berliner Philharmoniker - The Radio Recordings 1939-1945

Various Artists - Woodstock: Back to the Garden - The Definitive 50th Anniversary

Best Album Notes The Complete Cuban Jam Sessions - Judy Cantor-Navas The Gospel According to Malaco - Robert Maravich Pedal Steel + Four Corners - Brendan Greaves Pete Seeger: The Smithsonian Folkways Collection - Jeff Place

Stay ’68: A Memphis Story - Steve Greenberg


Producer of the Year, Non-Classical Jack Antonoff Dan Auerbach John Hill Finneas

Ricky Reed

Music Video/Film

Best Music Video The Chemical Brothers - We’ve Got to Try Gary Clark Jr. - This Land FKA Twigs - Cellophane Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus - Old Town Road (Official Movie)

Tove Lo - Glad He’s Gone

Best Music Film Beyoncé - Homecoming David Crosby - Remember My Name Miles Davis - Birth of the Cool Various Artists - Shangri-La

Thom Yorke - Anima

For the full list of nominees, visit

This article was initially published on November 20 at 8:10 a.m. Eastern. It was last updated at 9:43 a.m. Eastern.