Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X nominated for Grammy Awards

CBC Entertainment 3 weeks ago

Lizzo, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X are among the high-profile contenders vying for the Grammy Awards.

The nominees include:

Album of the year:

  • I, I, Bon Iver
  • Norman F--king Rockwell, Lana Del Rey
  • When We 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
Lil Nas X scored a massive hit with Old Town Road. (Eric Lagg/Columbia Records via AP)

Record of the year:

  • Hey Ma, Bon Iver
  • Bad Guy, Billie Eilish
  • 7 Rings, Ariana Grande
  • Hard Place, H.E.R.
  • Talk, Khalid
  • Old Town Road, Lil Nas X
  • Truth Hurts, Lizzo
  • Sunflower, Post Malone
Billie Eilish is among the youngest Grammy nominees. (Universal Music)

Song of the year:

  • Always Remember Us This Way, Lady Gaga
  • Bad Guy, Billie Eilish
  • Bring My Flowers Now, Tanya Tucker
  • Hard Place, H.E.R.
  • Lover, Taylor Swift
  • Norman F--king Rockwell, Lana Del Rey
  • Someone You Loved, Lewis Capaldi
  • Truth Hurts, Lizzo

Best new artist:

  • Black Pumas
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • Maggie Rogers
  • Rosalia
  • Tank and the Bangas
  • Yola

Recording Academy President and CEO Deborah Dugan, who started the job earlier this year, began the announcement at a news conference in New York City Wednesday morning with several genre categories. 

Beyonce's Spirit and Swift's You Need to Calm Down will compete for best pop solo performance. Lizzo's Truth Hurts, Billie Eilish's Bad Guy and Ariana Grande's 7 Rings — three songs that reached the No.1 spot on the Billboard Hot 100 chart — are also nominated for the award.

Multiple Grammy-winning artist Alicia Keys, who will return for a second time as the ceremony's host, helped announce select nominees live on CBS This Morning early Wednesday.

The 62nd annual Grammy Awards take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, with the ceremony broadcast live on CBS and streamed live at grammy.com. 


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