The Carters, Cardi B, Ella Mai, H.E.R. & More Score GRAMMY Nods

by Marie Lewis

During its Friday broadcast (Dec. 7), CBS This Morning announced nominations for the 61st Annual Grammy Awards. The 2018 Best New Artist winner Alessia Cara, Apple Music host Zane Lowe, singer Janelle Monae, and pop sensation Shawn Mendes were on hand to reveal this year’s nominees.

Cardi B, H.E.R, Ella Mai, Toni Braxton, The Carters, and Chloe x Halle are among this year’s nominees for categories across Record of the Year, Album of The Year, and Best New Artist. Cardi B scores an Album of the Year nod for Invasion of Privacy, continuing in the tradition of hip hop artists Lauryn Hill and Outkast, both of whom won the year they were nominated. Will hip-hop history repeat itself? 

Shining a light on our nominated Queens, We’ve listed their competitive categories below.  For a Complete list of the 61st Annual Grammy nominations list visit, The Grammys

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards is scheduled to air on Feb. 10 2019 on CBS, broadcasting live from Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Record Of The Year

Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin: ” I Like It”

Album Of The Year

Cardi B:  Invasion Of Privacy

H.E.R:  H.E.R.

Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer

Song Of The Year

Ella Mai :“Boo’d Up”

Best New Artist

Chloe x Halle

Jorja Smith


Best R&B Performance

Toni Braxton:”Long As I Live”

The Carters: “Summer”

Best R&B Song
Ella Mai: “Boo’d Up”

H.E.R: “Focus”

Toni Braxton : “Long As I Live”

Best Urban Contemporary Album

The Carters: Everything Is Love

Chloe x Halle: The Kids Are Alright

Best R&B Album

H.E.R:  H.E.R.

Toni Braxton: “Sex & Cigarettes”

Best Rap Performance

Cardi B: “Be Careful”

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