Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Taylor Swift among the stars leading the Grammy 2020 nominations

Metro Entertainment 2 weeks ago
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It’s almost showtime for the Grammys

Alicia Keys helped do the honours of announcing the list of nominations on Wednesday, as she’s set to host the awards for the second year in a row at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on 27 January.

Gayle King, Bebe Rexha were also on-hand.

Billie Eilish, Ariana Grande and Lizzo are among the acts competing in the album of the year category, while Lewis Capaldi has received a nod for song of the year with Someone You Loved.

Full list of Grammy 2020 nominations

Best pop solo performance

Spirit – Beyonce

Baf Guy – Billie Eilish

7 Rings – Ariana Grande

Truth Hurts – Lizzo

You Need To Calm Down – Taylor Swift

Best R&B

Love Again – Daniel Caesar featuring Brandy

Could’ve Been – H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller

Exactly How I Feel – Lizzo featuring Gucci Mane

Come Home – Anderson Paak featuring Andre 3000

Best rap album

Revenge of the Dreamers 3 – Dreamville

Championships – Meek Mill

I Am > I Was – 21 Savage

Egor – Tyler, the Creator

The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae

Best country song

Bring My Flowers Now – Tanya Tucker

Girl Goin’ Nowhere – Ashley McBryde

It’ll All Come Out In The Wash – Miranda Lambert

Speechless – Dan and Shay

Best new artist

Black Pumas

Billie Eilish

Lil Nas X

Lizzo

Maggie Rogers

Rosalia

Tank and the Bangas

Yola

Song of the Year

Always Remember Us This Way

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish

Bring My Flowers Now – Tanya Tucker

Hard Place – H.E.R.

Lover – Taylor Swift

Someone You Loved – Lewis Capaldi

Truth Hurts – Lizzo

Record of the Year

7 Rings – Ariana Grande

Bad Guy – Billie Eilish

Hard Place – H.E.R.

Talk – Khalid

Old Town Road – Lil Nas X

Sunflower – Post Malone

Truth Hurts – Lizzo

Album of the Year

I, I – Bon Iver

Norman F***ing Rockwell – Lana Del Rey

When We All Fall Asleep Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish

Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande

I Used To Know Her – H.E.R.

7 – Lil Nas X

Cuz I Love You – Lizzo

Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

It was confirmed earlier this month that Alicia, 38, would reprise her hosting duties for the second year running after earning praise for her efforts earlier this year.

Reacting to the news, Alicia said in a statement: ‘At first I did think last year was a one-time thing but when the opportunity came back around there was no question about returning as host of the GRAMMY Awards.

‘Last year was such a powerful experience for me. Not only did I feel the love in the room, but I felt it from around the world and it confirmed the healing and unifying power of music.’

Grammys president and CEO Deborah Dugan added: ‘From best new artist recipient to Grammy Award host, Alicia Keys has been a beacon of artistry within the music community for more than two decades.

‘Last year was a testament to her compelling creativity and we are thrilled that she will return to the Grammy stage as our host. Anything can happen, you don’t want to miss it.’

The Grammys 2020 will be taking place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on 27 January.


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