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
Janelle Monáe: Dirty Computer
Song Of The Year
Ella Mai :“Boo’d Up”
Best New Artist
Chloe x Halle
Best R&B Performance
Toni Braxton:”Long As I Live”
The Carters: “Summer”
Best R&B Song
Ella Mai: “Boo’d Up”
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
Toni Braxton: “Sex & Cigarettes”
Best Rap Performance
Cardi B: “Be Careful”