61st Grammy Award Nominees Announced

December 7, 2018



The 61st Grammy Award Nominees list has been announced today.

The eligibility period for this upcoming 61st Annual Grammy Awards was October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018. 


 According to the Grammy's website, Norah Jones, P!nk, Mark Ronson and Chris Stapleton, GRAMMY nominees Leon Bridges and Lauren Daigle, and chart- singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will perform at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year tribute concert honoring GRAMMY winner Dolly Parton. 


This edition of the 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will be held on February 10, 2019 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.


Here are some of the general nominations:


Record of the Year

  • "I Like It" – Cardi B featuring J Balvin and Bad Bunny

    • Invincible, JWhiteDidIt, Craig Kallman & Tainy, producers; Leslie Brathwaite & Evan LaRay, engineers/mixers; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

  • "The Joke" - Brandi Carlile

    • Dave Cobb & Shooter Jennings, producers; Tom Elmhirst & Eddie Spear, engineers/mixers; Pete Lyman, mastering engineer

  • "This Is America" - Childish Gambino

    • Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, producers; Derek "MixedByAli" Ali & Riley Mackin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

  • "God's Plan" - Drake

    • Boi-1Da, Cardo & Young Exclusive, producers; Noel Cadastre, Noel "Gadget" Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Chris Athens, mastering engineer

  • "Shallow" - Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper

    • Lady Gaga & Benjamin Rice, producers; Tom Elmhirst, engineer/mixer; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer

  • "All the Stars" - Kendrick Lamar & SZA

    • Al Shux & Sounwave, producers; Sam Ricci & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

  • "Rockstar" - Post Malone featuring 21 Savage

    • Louis Bell & Tank God, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

  • "The Middle" - Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey

    • Grey, Monsters & Strangerz & Zedd, producers; Grey, Tom Morris, Ryan Shanahan & Zedd, engineers/mixers; Mike Marsh, mastering engineer


The Grammys had their origin in the Hollywood Walk of Fame project in the 1950s. 
The first award ceremony was held simultaneously in two locations on May 4, 1959 - Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills California, and Park Sheraton Hotel in New York City, and 28 Grammys were awarded. 

The highly prized gold-plated trophies, each depicting a gilded gramophone, are made and assembled by hand by Billings Artworks in Ridgway, Colorado.


See the full list of this year's nominees here at Grammy.com










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