The American rapper Kendrick Lamar directs the candidates for the 61st Grammy Awards with eight nominations. The Canadian rapper Drake, who received seven nominations, will be the protagonist of the show, according to the Recording Academy last Friday. Thus, the hip-hop dominates the nominations, even if in third position there is the singer of the folk Brandi Carlile, with six nominations.
Lamar has been selected as the head of the Black Panther soundtrack, while Drake is presented at the awards with his album & # 39; Scorpion & # 39 ;. The two artists will compete for the golden gramophone in the album of the year. In this category there are also Cardi B (& # 39; Invasion of privacy & # 39;), Brandi Carlile (& # 39; By the way, I forgive you, & # 39;), H.E.R. ("H.E.R."), Post Malone ("Beerpongs & Bentley"), Janelle Monáe ("Dirty Computer") and Kacey Musgraves ("Gold Hour").
The American Cardi B, together with the Colombian J Balvin and the Puerto Rican Bad Bunny, will choose the Grammy to record the year of "Like". The artists will play the award with "The Joke" by Brandi Carlile, "This is America" by Childish Gambino, "God & # 39; s plan" by Drake, "Shallow" by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, "All the stars "by Kendrick Lamar SZA, & # 39; Rockstar & # 39; by Post Malone feat. 21 Savage and "The Middle" by Zedd feat. Maren Morris i Gray.
In the category of songs of the year, which unlike the recording of the year awards excellence in the composition, have been named "All the stars" by Kendrick Lamar and SZA, "Boo & # 39; d up "from Ella Mai," God's Plan & # 39; of Drake, & # 39; In my blood & # 39; by Shawn Mendes, "The joke" by Brandi Carlile, & # 39; The medium & # 39; by Zedd feat. Maren Morris i Gray, & # 39; Shallow & # 39; by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper and & # 39; This is America & # 39; of Childish Gambino. Likewise, Chloe x Halle, Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, H.E.R., Dua Lipa, Margo Price, Bebe Rexha and Jorja Smith will compete for the best new Grammy artist. The awards ceremony will take place in Los Angeles on 10 February.