Yesterday, the Recording Academy released this year’s nominees for the Grammy Awards.
Unsurprisingly, the criticism that is always attached to the Grammy nominations once again ensued. The absence of A Tribe Called Quest‘s We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service has already been met with pure outrage by none other than Q-Tip himself.
This year marks the 60th edition of the most important music prizes of the industry. Criticism aside, the shortlist seems on point compared to other editions.
There’s some great artists, albums and tracks that are getting well-deserved recognition. With some 84 nominations, the full list can get a little overwhelming. We’ve distilled it down to the key nominations for 2018. Check out the full list of Grammy nominations for 2018.
Will this be the year Kendrick Lamar finally wins Album Of The Year? Will anyone be able to take on the international success of Despacito? Will Mura Masa beat out the legendary Kraftwerk? So many possible results! We will know the who-will-win-what on 28 January 2018.
This is the list of nominees for the most important Grammy Awards categories:
Album Of The Year:
Best Pop Vocal Album:
Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Best Rock Album:
Best Alternative Music Album: