The 61st GRAMMY Awards – Nominations Revealed!

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As we edge closer to 2019, this means that a new wave of GRAMMY nominations have finally been announced. After much deliberation to who gets nominated, sorting through hundreds of submissions from hundreds of artists within the last year, the Recording Academy have finally unleashed the nominations, setting a very interesting GRAMMY’s in a couple months time.

Getting a GRAMMY nomination is of course, a huge achievement for an artist, so to win one would obviously be overwhelming. A GRAMMY is the most prestigious award in music, and only the best receive one. We can see the likes of Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, Lady Gaga, The Carters and the likes of BTS are nominated at this years awards.

The show will be held on Sunday 10th February 2019, from the Los Angeles Staples Centre.

Here is the full list of nominees:


Record of the Year

  • Cardi B – I Like It (feat. Bad Bunny & J Balvin)
  • Brandi Carlisle – The Joke
  • Childish Gambino – This Is America
  • Drake – God’s Plan
  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars
  • Post Malone – rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – The Middle

Album of the Year

  • Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy
  • Brandi Carlisle – By The Way, I Forgive You
  • Drake – Scorpion
  • H.E.R. – H.E.R.
  • Post Malone – beerbongs & bentleys
  • Janelle Monáe – Dirty Computer
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
  • Kendrick Lamar & Various Artists – Black Panther: The Album

Song of the Year

  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars
  • Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
  • Drake – God’s Plan
  • Shawn Mendes – In My Blood
  • Brandi Carlisle – The Joke
  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
  • Childish Gambino – This Is America

Best New Artist

  • Chloe x Halle
  • Luke Combs
  • Greta Van Fleet
  • H.E.R.
  • Dua Lipa
  • Margo Price
  • Bebe Rexha
  • Jorja Smith

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • Beck – Colors
  • Camila Cabello – Havana (Live)
  • Ariana Grande – God is a Woman
  • Lady Gaga – Joanne (Where Do You Think You’re Goin’?)
  • Post Malone – Better Now

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Christina Aguilera – Fall In Line (feat. Demi Lovato)
  • Backstreet Boys – Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
  • Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – ‘S Wonderful
  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
  • Maroon 5 – Girls Like You (feat. Cardi B)
  • Justin Timberlake – Say Something (feat. Chris Stapleton)
  • Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – The Middle

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Tony Bennett & Diana Krall – Love Is Here To Stay
  • Willie Nelson – My Way
  • Gregory Porter – Nat “King” Cole & Me
  • Seal – Standards (Deluxe)
  • Barbra Streisand – The Music… The Mem’ries… The Magic!

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Camila Cabello – Camila
  • Kelly Clarkson – Meaning of Life
  • Ariana Grande – Sweetener
  • Shawn Mendes – Shawn Mendes
  • P!nk – Beautiful Trauma
  • Taylor Swift – reputation

Best Dance Recording

  • Above & Beyond – Northern Soul (feat. Richard Bedford)
  • Disclosure – Ultimatum (feat. Fatoumata Diawara)
  • Fisher – Losing It
  • Silk City – Electricity (feat. Dua Lipa, Diplo & Mark Ronson)
  • Virtual Self – Ghost Voices

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Jon Hopkins – Singularity
  • Justice – Woman Worldwide
  • Sofi Tukker – Treehouse
  • SOPHIE – Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-Insides
  • TOKiMONSTA – Lune Rouge

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

  • Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah – The Emancipation Procrastination
  • Steve Gadd Band – Steve Gadd Band
  • Julian Lage – Modern Lore
  • Marcus Miller – Laid Black
  • Simon Phillips – Protocol 4

Best Rock Performance

  • Arctic Monkeys – Four out of Five
  • Chris Cornell – When Bad Does Good
  • The Fever 333 – Made an America
  • Greta Van Fleet – Highway Tune
  • Halestorm – Uncomfortable

Best Metal Performance

  • Between the Buried and Me – Condemned to the Gallows
  • Deafheaven – Honeycomb
  • High on Fire – Electric Messiah
  • Trivium – Betrayer
  • Underoath – On My Teeth

Best Rock Song

  • Greta Van Fleet – Black Smoke Rising
  • twenty one pilots – Jumpsuit
  • Bring Me the Horizon – Mantra
  • St. Vincent – Masseduction
  • Ghost – Rats

Best Rock Album

  • Alice in Chains – Rainier Fog
  • Fall Out Boy – M  A   N    I     A
  • Ghost – Prequelle
  • Greta Van Fleet – From the Fires
  • Weezer – Pacific Daydream

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Arctic Monkeys – Tranquillity Base Hotel + Casino
  • Beck – Colors
  • Bjork – Utopia
  • David Byrne – American Utopia
  • St. Vincent – Masseduction

Best R&B Performance

  • Toni Braxton – Long As I Live
  • The Carters – SUMMER
  • Lalah Hathaway – Y O Y
  • H.E.R. – Best Part (feat. Daniel Caesar)
  • PJ Morton – First Began

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • Leon Bridges – Bet Ain’t Worth the Hand
  • Bettye LaVette – Don’t Fall Apart on Me Tonight
  • MAJOR. – Honest
  • PJ Morton – How Deep Is Your Love (feat. Yebba)
  • Charlie Wilson – Made for Love (feat. Lalah Hathaway)

Best R&B Song

  • Ella Mai – Boo’d Up
  • Miguel – Come Through and Chill (feat. J. Cole & Salaam Remi)
  • Childish Gambino – Feels Like Summer
  • H.E.R. – Focus
  • Toni Braxton – Long As I Live

Best Urban Contemporary Album

  • The Carters – EVERYTHING IS LOVE
  • Chloe x Halle – The Kids are Alright
  • Cjris Dave and the Drumhedz – Chris Dave and the Drumhedz
  • Miguel – War & Leisure
  • Meshell Ndegeocello – Ventriloquism

Best R&B Album

  • Toni Braxton – Sex & Cigarettes
  • Leon Bridges – Good Thing
  • Lalah Hathaway – Honestly
  • H.E.R. – H.E.R.
  • PJ Morton – Gumbo Unplugged (Live)

Best Rap Performance

  • Cardi B – Be Careful
  • Drake – Nice For What
  • Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Blake – King’s Dead
  • Anderson .Paak – Bubblin
  • Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee – Sicko Mode

Best Rap/Sung Performance

  • Christina Aguilera – Like I Do (feat. Goldlink)
  • 6LACK – Pretty Little Fears (feat. J. Cole)
  • Childish Gambino – This Is America
  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars
  • Post Malone – rockstar (feat. 21 Savage)

Best Rap Song

  • Drake – God’s Plan
  • Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future & James Black – King’s Dead
  • Eminem – Lucky You (feat. Joyner Lucas)
  • Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee – Sicko Mode
  • Jay Rock – Win

Best Rap Album

  • Cardi B – Invasion of Privacy
  • Mac Miller – Swimming
  • Nipsey Hussle – Victory Lap
  • Pusha T – Daytona
  • Travis Scott – ASTROWORLD

Best Country Solo Performance

  • Loretta Lynn – Wouldn’t It Be Great?
  • Maren Morris – Mona Lisa’s and Mad Hatters
  • Kacey Musgraves – Butterflies
  • Chris Stapleton – Millionaire
  • Keith Urban – Parallel Line

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Brothers Osborne – Shoot Me Straight
  • Dan + Shay – Tequila
  • Little Big Town – When Someone Stops Loving You
  • Maren Morris – Dear Hate (feat. Vince Gill)
  • Bebe Rexha & Florida Georgia Line – Meant to Be

Best Country Song

  • Cole Swindell – Break Up In the End
  • Maren Morris – Dear Hate (feat. Vince Gill)
  • Blake Shelton – I Lived It
  • Kacey Musgraves – Space Cowboy
  • Dan + Shay – Tequila
  • Little Big Town – When Someone Stops Loving You

Best Country Album

  • Kelsea Ballerini – Unapologetically
  • Brothers Osborne – Port Saint Joe
  • Ashley McBryde – Girl Going Nowhere
  • Kacey Musgraves – Golden Hour
  • Chris Stapleton – From a Room: Volume 2

Best New Age Album

  • Lisa Gerrard & David Kuckhemann – Hiraeth
  • Snatam Kaur – Beloved
  • Opium Moon – Opium Moon
  • Steve Roach – Molecules of Motion
  • Jim Kimo West – Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

  • Karrin Allyson – Some of That Sunshine
  • John Daversa Big Band – Don’t Fence Me In 9feat. DACA Artists)
  • Fred Hersch – We See
  • Brad Mehldau Trio – De-Dah
  • Miguel Zenón – Cadenas (feat. Spektral Quartet)

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • Freddy Cole – My Mood Is You
  • Kurt Elling – The Questions
  • Kate McGarry with Keith Ganz & Gary Versace – The Subject Tonight is Love
  • Raul Midón with The Metropole Orkest Conducted by Vince Mendoza – If You Really Want
  • Cécile McLorin Salvant – The Window

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Tia Fuller – Diamond Cut
  • Fred Hersch Trio – Live in Europe
  • Brad Mehldau Trio – Seymour Reads the Constitution
  • Joshua Redman, Ron Miles, Scott Colley & Brian Blade – Still Dreaming
  • The Wayne Shorter Quartet – Emanon

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

  • The Count Basie Orchestra Directed by Scotty Barnhart – All About That Basie
  • John Daversa Big Band – American Dreamers: Voices of Hope, Music of Freedom (feat. DACA Artists)
  • Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band – Presence
  • John Hollenbeck Large Ensemble – All Can Work
  • Jim McNeely and The Frankfurt Radio Big Band – Barefoot Dances and Other Visions

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Eddie Daniels – Heart of Brazil
  • Dafnis Prieto Big Band – Back to the Sunset
  • Bobby Sanabria Multiverse Big Band – West Side Story Reimagined
  • Elio Villfranca – Cinque
  • Miguel Zenón – Yo Soy La Tradición (feat. Spektral Quartet)

Best Gospel Performance/Song

  • Jekalyn Carr – You Will Win
  • Koryn Hawthorne – Won’t He Do It
  • Tori Kelly – Never Alone (feat. Kirk Franklin)
  • Jonathan Reynolds – Cycles (feat. DOE)
  • Brian Courtney Wilson – A Great Work

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

  • Cory Asbury – Reckless Love
  • Lauren Daigle – You Say
  • for KING & COUNTRY – Joy
  • MercyMe – Grace Got You (feat. John Reuben)
  • Tauren Wells – Known

Best Gospel Album

  • Jekalyn Carr – One Nation Under God
  • Tori Kelly – Hiding Place
  • Jonathan McReynolds – Make Room
  • The Walls Group – The Other Side
  • Brian Courtney Wilson – A Great Work

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

  • Lauren Daigle – Look Up Child
  • Elevation Worship – Hallelujah Here Below
  • Jesus Culture – Living With a Fire
  • Michael W. Smith – Surrounded
  • Zach Williams – Survivor: Live from Harding Prison

Best Roots Gospel Album

  • Jason Crabb – Unexpected
  • Ernie Haase & Signature Sound – Clear Skies
  • The Isaacs – Favorites: Revisited by Request
  • The Martins – Still Standing
  • Gordon – Love Love Love

Best Latin Pop Album

  • Pablo Alboran – Prometo
  • Claudia Brant – Sincera
  • Natalia Lafourcade – Musas (Un Homenaje al Folclore LatinoAmericano en Manos de los Macorinos) Vol. 2
  • Raquel Sofia – 2:00 AM
  • Carlos Vives – Vives

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

  • Aterciopelados – Claroscura
  • COASTCITY – COASTCITY
  • Monsiuer Periné – Encanto Tropical
  • Orishas – Gourmet
  • Zoé – Aztlán

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

  • Angela Aguilar – Primero Soy Mexicana
  • Calibre 50 – Mitad y Mitad
  • Aida Cuevas – Totalmente Juan Gabriel Vol. 2
  • Los Texmaniacs – Cruzando Borders
  • Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez – Leyendas de Mi Pueblo
  • Luis Miguel – México Por Siempre!

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • Charlie Aponte – Pa’ Mi Gente
  • Formell y los Van Van – Legado
  • Orquesta Akokán – Orquesta Akokán
  • Felipe Peláez – Ponle Actitud
  • Spanish Harlem Orchestra – Anniversary

Best American Roots Performance

  • Sean Ardoin – Kick Rocks
  • Jon Batiste – Saint James Infirmary Blues
  • Brandi Carlisle – The Joke
  • All on My Mind – Anderson East
  • Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing

Best American Roots Song

  • Lee Ann Womack – All the Trouble
  • Mavis Staples – Build a Bridge
  • Brandi Carlisle – The Joke
  • John Prine – Knockin’ on Your Screen Door
  • John Prine – Summer’s End

Best Americana Album

  • Brandi Carlisle – By the Way, I Forgive You
  • Bettye LaVette – Things Have Changed
  • John Prine – The Tree of Forgiveness
  • Lee Ann Womack – The Lonely, The Lonesome & The Gone
  • The Wood Brothers – One Drop of Truth

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Mike Parnett – Portraits in Fiddles
  • Sister Sadie – Sister Sadie II
  • Special Consensus – Rivers and Roads
  • The Travelin’ McCourys – The Travelin’ McCourys
  • Wood & Wire – North of Despair

Best Traditional Blues Album

  • Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trip – Something Smells Funk ‘Round Here
  • Cedric Burnside – Benton County Relic
  • Buddy Guy – The Blues is Alive and Well
  • Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite – No Mercy in This Land
  • Maria Muldaur – Don’t You Feel My Leg (The Naughty Bawdy Blues of Blue Lu Barker)

Best Contemporary Blues Album

  • Fantastic Negrito – Please Don’t Be Dead
  • Teresa James and the Rhythm Tramps – Here in Babylon
  • Danielle Nicole – Cry No More
  • Boz Scaggs – Out of the Blues
  • Victor Wainwright and the Train – Victory Wainwright and the Train

Best Folk Album

  • Joan Baez – Whistle Down the Wind
  • Don Flemons – Black Cowboys
  • Mary Gauthier – Rifles & Rosary Beads
  • Iron & Wine – Weed Garden
  • Punch Brothers – All Ashore

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • Sean Ardoin – Kreole Rock and Soul
  • Cha Wa – Spyboy
  • Na Hoa – Aloha from Na Hoa
  • Kalani Pe’a – No ‘Ane’i
  • Young Spirit – Mewasinsational – Cree Round Dance Songs

Best Reggae Album

  • Black Uhuru – As the World Turns
  • Etana – Reggae Forever
  • Ziggy Marley – Rebellion Rises
  • Protoje – A Matter of Time
  • Sting & Shaggy – 44/876

Best World Music Album

  • Bombino – Deran
  • Fatoumata Diawara – Fenfo
  • Deun Kuti & Egypt 80 – Black Times
  • Soweto Gospel Choir – Freedom
  • Yiddish Glory – The Lost Songs of World War II

Best Children’s Album

  • Lucy Kalantari & The Jazz Cats – All the Sounds
  • Tim Kubart – Building Blocks
  • Falu – Falu’s Bazaar
  • The Pop Ups – Giants of Science
  • Frank & Deane – The Nation of Imagine

Best Spoken World Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)

  • Courtney B. Vance – Accessory to War (Neil Degrasse Tyson & Avis Lang)
  • David Sedaris – Calypso
  • Questlove – Creative Quest
  • Jimmy Carter – Faith – A Journey For All
  • Tiffany Haddish – The Last Black Unicorn

Best Comedy Album

  • Patton Oswalt – Annihlation
  • Dave Chappelle – Equanimity & the Bird Revelation
  • Jim Gaffigan – Noble Ape
  • Fred Armisen – Standup for Drummers
  • Chris Rock – Tamborine

Best Musical Theatre Album

  • Original Broadway Cast of The Band’s Visit
  • 2018 Broadway Cast of Carousel
  • Original Television Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert
  • 2018 Broadway Cast of My Fair Lady
  • New Broadway Cast of Once on This Island

Best Compliation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Call Me By Your Name
  • Deadpool 2
  • The Greatest Showman
  • Lady Bird
  • Stranger Things

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Ludwig Goransson for Black Panther
  • Benjamin Wallfisch & Hans Zimmer for Blade Runner 2049
  • Michael Giacchino for Coco
  • Alexandre Desplat for The Shape of Water
  • John Williams for Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • Kendrick Lamar & SZA – All the Stars
    Taken from Black Panther
  • Sufjan Stevens – Mystery of Love
    Taken from Call Me By Your Name
  • Miguel – Remember Me (feat. Natalia Lafourcade)
    Taken from Coco
  • Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – Shallow
    Taken from A Star is Born
  • Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble – This Is Me
    Taken from The Greatest Showman

Best Instrumental Composition

  • Terence Blanchard for Blut und Boden (Blood and Soil)
  • Jeremy Kittel for Chrysalis
  • Alan Silverstri for Infinity War
  • John Powell & John Williams for Mine Mission
  • Alexandre Desplat for The Shape of Water

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

  • Randy Waldman & Justin Wilson – Batman Theme (TV)
  • Mark Kibble – Change the World
  • John Powell – Madrid Finale
  • Alexandre Desplat – The Shape of Water
  • John Daversa – Stars and Stripes Forever

Best Arrangement, Instruments & Vocals

  • Matt Rollings & Kristin Wilkinson – It Was A Very Good Year
  • Dan Pugach & Nicole Zuraitis – Jolene
  • Vince Mendoza – Mona Lisa
  • Gonzalo Grau – Nina
  • Randy Waldman – Spiderman Theme

Best Recording Package

  • Mitski – Be The Cowboy
  • BTS – Love Yourself: Tear
  • St. Vincent – Masseduction
  • The Chairman – The Offering
  • Foxhole – Well Kept Thing

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

  • Guns n’ Roses – Appetite for Destruction (Locked n’ Loaded Box)
  • The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl
  • Grateful Dead – Pacific Northwest ‘73-74′: The Complete Recordings
  • “Weird Al” Yankovic – Squeeze Box: The Complete Work of “Weird Al” Yankovic
  • Johnny Nicholas – Too Many Bad Habits

Best Album Notes

  • James P. Leary – Alpine Dreaming: The Helvetia Records Story, 1920-1924
  • Richard Martin & Ted Olson – 4 Banjo Songs, 1891-1897: Foundational Recordings of America’s Iconic Instrument
  • Ben Ratliff – The 1960 Time Sessions
  • David Gilbert – The Sound of Our Souls: The Sound and Sway of James Reese Europe’s Society Orchestra
  • Amanda Petrusich – Trouble No More: The Bootleg Series Vol. 13 / 1979-1981
  • David Evans – Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris

Best Historical Album

  • Jackie Shane – Any Other Way
  • Various Artists – At the Louisiana Hayride Tonight…
  • Various Artists – Battleground Korea: Songs and Sounds of America’s Forgotten War
  • Oscar Levant – A Rhapsody in Blue – The Extraordinary Life of Oscar Levant
  • Various Artists – Voices of Mississippi: Artists and Musicians Documented by William Ferris

Best Engineered Album, Non Classical

  • The Milk Carton Kids – All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn’t Do
  • Beck – Colors
  • Bahamas – Earthtones
  • Chromeo – Head Over Heels
  • Charlie Puth – Voicenotes

Producer of the Year, Non Classical

  • Boi-1da
  • Larry Klein
  • Linda Perry
  • Kanye West
  • Pharrell Williams

Best Remixed Recording

  • LSD – Audio (CID Remix)
  • Charlie Puth – How Long (EDX’s Dubai Skyline Remix)
  • Gabriel & Dresden feat. Sub Teal – Only Road (Cosmic Gate Remix)
  • Kygo feat. Justin Jesso – Stargazing (Kaskade Remix)
  • HAIM – Walking Away (Mura Masa Remix)

Best Immersive Audio Album

  • The Alan Parsons Project – Eye in the Sky – 35th Anniversary Edition
  • Anne Karin Sundal-Ask & Det Norske Jentekor – Folketoner
  • Matthew Guard & Skylark – Seven Words from the Cross
  • Ingar Heine Bergby, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra & Choir – Sommerro: Ujamaa & The Iceberg
  • Engine-Earz Experiment – Symbol

Best Engineered Album, Classical

  • Michael Christie, Garrett Sorenson, Wei Wu, Sasha Cooke, Edwards Parks, Jessica E. Jones & Santa Fe Opera Orchestra – Bates: The ®Evolution of Steve Jobs
  • Manfred Honeck & Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Strauss: Horn Concerto No. 1
  • Jerry Dunkin & Dallas Winds – John Williams at the Movies
  • John Bruce Yeh – Liquid Melancholy – Clarinet Music of James M. Stephenson
  • Andris Nelsons & Boston Symphony Orchestra – Shostakovich: Symphonies Nos. 4 & 11
  • A Far Cry – Visions & Variations

Producer of the Year, Classical

  • Blanton Alspaugh
  • David Frost
  • Elizabeth Ostrow
  • Judith Sherman
  • Dirk Sobotka

Best Orchestral Performance

  • Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven: Symphony No. 3; Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1
  • Seattle Symphony – Nielsen: Symphony No. 3 & Symphony No. 4
  • National Orchestral Institute Philharmonic – Ruggles, Stucky & Harbison: Orchestral Works
  • San Francisco Symphony – Schumann: Symphonies Nos. 1-4
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra – Shostakovich: Symphonies nos. 4 & 11

Best Opera Recording

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra & BBC Singers – Adams: Doctor Atomic
  • The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra – Bates: The ®Evolution of Steve Jobs
  • Les Talens Lyriques; Choeur de Chambre de Namure – Lully: Alceste
  • Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; Metropolitan Opera Chorus – Strauss, R.: Der Rosenkavalier
  • Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra; Men of the Kaunas State Choir – Verdi: Rigoletto

Best Choral Performance

  • Mikhail Davydov & Vladimir Krasov; PaTRAM Institute Male Choir – Chesnokov: Teach Me Thy Statutes
  • The Clarion Choir – Kastalsky: Memory Eternal
  • Doris Hall-Gulati, Rebecca Harris, Arlen Hlusko, Lorenzo Raval & Mandy Wolamn; The Crossing – Mcloskey: Zealot Canticles
  • Oleg Dolgov, Alexey Markov & Tatiana Pavlovskaya; Symphonieorchester des Bayerischen Rundfunks; Chor Des Bayerischen Rundfunks – Rachmaninov: The Bells
  • Skylark – Seven Words From Across the Globe

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance

  • Laurie Anderson & Kronos Quartet – Anderson, Laurie: Landfall
  • The Danish String Quartet – Beethoven, Shostakovich & Bach
  • Aizuri Quartet – Blueprinting
  • Leif Ove Andsnes & Marc-André Hamelin – Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring Concerto for Two Pianos
  • A Far Cry – Visions and Variations

Best Classical Instrumental Solo

  • Berliner Philharmoniker – Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 2
  • Boston Baroque – Biber: The Mystery Sonatas
  • The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields – Bruch: Scottish Fantasy, OP. 46; Violin Concerto No. 1 in G Minor, OP. 26
  • Craig Morris – Glass: Three Pieces in the Shape of a Square
  • Seattle Symphony – Kernis: Violin Concerto

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

  • Les Violons du Roy – Arc
  • Philippe Jaroussky – The Handel Album
  • Alexandre Tharaud; Mariannae Crebassa & Jodie Devos; Les Siécles – Mirages
  • Randall Scarlata – Schubert: Winterreise
  • Karim Sulayman – Songs of Orpheus – Monteverdi, Caccini, D’India & Landi

Best Classical Compendium

  • Fuchs: Piano Concerto ‘Spiritualist’; Poems of Life; Glacier; Rush
  • Gold
  • The Joan Adams Edition
  • John Williams at the Movies
  • Vaughan Williams: Piano Concerto’ Oboe Concerto; Serenade to Music; Flos Campi

Best Contemporary Classical Composition

  • Michael Christie, Garrett Sorenson, Wei Wu, Sasha Cooke, Edwards Parks, Jessica E. Jones & Santa Fe Opera Orchestra – Bates: The ®Evolution of Steve Jobs
  • International Contemporary Ensemble – Du Yun: Air Glow
  • Patrick Summers, Manuel Palazzo, Mark Hancock, Michael Mayes, Rodell Rosel, Kevin Burdette, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Nathan Gunn, Frederica von Stade, Ailyn Pérez, Joyce DiDonato, Dallas Opera Chrous & Orchestra – Heggie: Great Scott
  • James Ehnes, Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony – Kernis: Violin Concerto
  • Olivia De Prato – Mazzoli: Vespers For Violin

Best Music Video

  • The Carters – APESHIT
  • Childish Gambino – This Is America
  • Joyner Lucas – I’m Not Racist
  • Janelle Monáe – Pynk
  • Tierra Whack – Mumbo Jumbo

Best Music Film

  • Eric Clapton – Life in 12 Bars
  • Whitney Houston – Whitney
  • Quincy Jones – Quincy
  • Itzhak Perlman – Itzhak
  • Elvis Presley – The King

So that’s it! This is the full list for the 2019 61st GRAMMY Awards, airing Feb. 10th on CBS. Congratulations to all the nominees and good luck on the night.

If you want to see the official full list of nominees as well as behind the scenes gossip and a trip to memory lane as well as other fun GRAMMY stuff, then click here.

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