Grammy's Need to Know: Nominees we Care about and Performances


In a couple weeks, hours and days we'll all be glued to one of the biggest award shows of the year. That's right Sunday January 28, 2018, you can watch the Grammy's. This year's Grammy's has taken the internet by storm, with some of it's nominations. 

I must say that I am happily surprised with this year's list. There are some nominations that are no brainers, and there are some that I am really glad for. I'm especially excited to see a lot of new faces and talents on the list. So here goes the Grammy's Nominees that we actually care about:

Grammy's nominees we care about

Jay Z


Record of The Year- "The Story of O.J."; Album of The Year: "4:44", Song of The Year: "4:44";  Best Rap Album: "4:44"; Best Rap Song: "The Story of O.J."; Best Rap Performance: "4:44"; Best Rap/Sung Performance: "Family Feud"feat. Beyonce

Bruno Mars

Record of The Year- "24K Magic"; Album of The Year: "24 K Magic"Song of The Year: "That's What I like"; Best R&B Album: 24K Magic"; Best R&B Song: That's What I like"; Best R&B Performance: "That's What I like"; 

Kendrick Lamar


Record of The Year: "HUMBLE."; Album of The Year: "DAMN."; Best Rap Album: "DAMN."; Best Rap Song: "HUMBLE."; Best Rap Performance: "HUMBLE."; Best Rap/Sung Performance: "LOYALTY." feat. Rihanna

Childish Gambino


Record of The Year: "Redbone"; Album of The Year: "Awaken, My Love!"; Best Urban Contemporary Album: "Awaken, My Love!"; Best R&B Album: "Redbone"; Best Traditional R&B Performance: "Redbone"; 



Best New ArtistBest Urban Contemporary Album: "CTRL"; Best R&B Song: "Supermodel"; Best R&B Performance: "The Weekend"; Best Rap/Sung Performance: "Love Galore" feat. Travis Scott

Cardi B

Best Rap Song: "Bodak Yellow"; Best Rap Performance: "Bodak Yellow"; 

Lil Uzi Vert

Best New ArtistBest Rap Performance: Migos feat. Lil Uzi Vert "Bad and Boujee"; 

Alessia Cara

Best New Artist; Best Pop/Duo Group Performance: "Stay" Zedd & Alessia Cara; Song of The Year: "1-800-273-8255" Logic feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid; 


Best New Artist; Song of The Year: "1-800-273-8255" Logic feat. Alessia Cara &Khalid; Best R&B Song: "Location"; Best Urban Contemporary Album: "American Teen"; 


Best Rap Album: "Culture"; Best Rap Performance: "Bad and Boujee" feat. Lil Uzi Vert; 


Song of The Year: "1-800-273-8255" feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid; 

Big Sean

Best Rap Performance: "Bounce Back"; 

The Weekend

Best Urban Contemporary Album: "Starboy"; 


Best Rap/Sung Performance: "PRBLMS"; 


Best R&B Album: "Let Love Rule"; Best R&B Performance: "High"; Best Traditional R&B Performance: "All the Way"; 


Best R&B Performance"Distraction"; 

Daniel Caesar

Best R&B Album: "Freudian"; Best R&B Performance: "Get You" feat. Kali Uchis


Best Rap Album: "Laila's Wisdom"; Best Rap Song: "Sassy";

Tyler, the Creator

Best Rap Album: "Flower Boy"


Best Rap/Sung Performance: " Crew" feat. Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy

PJ Morton

Best R&B Song: "First Began"; Best R&B Album: "Gumbo";

Musiq Soulchild

Best R&B Album: "Feel the Real"; 

Anthony Hamilton & The HamilTones

Best Traditional R&B Performance: "What I'm Feelin'"; 

Dave Chapelle

Best Comedy Album;

Kevin Hart

Best Comedy Album;

India Arie

Best New Age Album: "Songversation: Medicine"; 


As of right now, the entire list of performers for the award's show hasn't been released. What we do know so far is to expect performances from these nominees: Pink, Lady Gaga, and Childish Gambino. 

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