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2020 Grammy Nominations: Lizzo leads with 8; Lil Nas X, Beyonce, H.E.R., DaBaby, Burna Boy and More Get Nods

The 2020 Grammy Nominations have been announced, and Lizzo is leading the way.

Coming off of controversy from winning a 2019 BET Soul Train award over Ari Lennox, Lizzo can wave goodbye to the haters as she continues to get recognized from major music institutions. The “Truth Hurts” singer is the leader of the 62nd annual Grammy Award nominations and wracked up eight nods from the Recording Academy. Lizzo is nominated for Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best R&B Performance, Best Traditional R&B Performance, and Best Urban Contemporary Album. She’s currently touring in Europe but took the time to thank her fans on Twitter when the nominations were announced. “THIS HAS BEEN AN INCREDIBLE YEAR FOR MUSIC AND IM JUST SO THANKFUL TO BE APART OF IT,” she said.

Breakout country-trap star Lil Nas X wasn’t far behind Lizzo, earning six nominations including Best New Artist, Record of the Year for his diamond single “Old Town Road” ft. Billy Ray Cyrus, and Album of the Year for his debut project, 7.

“Suge” rapper DaBaby rounded out a hot year with two Grammy nominations for his hit single, although fans on social media were disappointed to see that neither he nor Megan thee Stallion were recognized in the Best New Artist category. Megan did not receive any nominations. But the Best Rap categories featured names like J. Cole, the late Nipsey Hussle, Cardi B, Offset, Lil Baby & Gunna, Tyler, The Creator, Meek Mill, and more.

H.E.R. dominated the R&B categories for the second year in a row, earning five nominations including Album of the Year for her 2018 project I Used To Know Her. Beyonce was nominated three times for her work on the Lion King: The Gift soundtrack. Nigerian Afro-fusion singer Burna Boy earned his first-ever Grammy nomination for Best World Music Album with African Giant.

The Grammys are set to air live on Jan. 26 on CBS. Check out a list of nominations from some of the top categories below.

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 Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo
“Sunflower,” Post Malone & Swae Lee

Album of the Year
I,I, Bon Ivor
Norman F***ing Rockwell!, Lana Del Rey
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, Billi Eilish
Thank U, Next, Ariana Grande
I Used To Know Her, H.E.R.
7, Lil Nas X
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe), Lizzo
Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend

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***ing 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
Roalia
Tank and the Bangas
Yola

Best R&B Performance
“Love Again,” Daniel Caesar & Brandy
“Could’ve Been,” H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller
“Exactly how I feel,” Lizzo
“Roll Some Mo,” Lucky Daye
“Come Home,” Anderson .Paak featuring Andre 3000

Best Traditional R&B Performance
“Time Today,” BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady love,” India.Arie
“Jerome,” Lizzo
“Real Games,” Lucky Daye
“Built for love,” PJ Morton featuring Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B Song
“Could’ve Been,” H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller
“Look at me now,” Emily King
“No Guidance,” Chris Brown featuring Drake
“Roll Some Mo,” Lucky Daye
“Say So,” Pj Morton featuring JoJo

Best R&B Album
1123, BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted, Lucky Daye
Ella Mai, Ella Mai
Paul, PJ Morton
Ventura, Anderson .Paak

Best Rap Performance
“Middle Child,” J. Cole
“Suge,” DaBaby
“Down Bad,” Dreamville Featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy
“Racks in the Middle,” Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Clout,” Offset featuring Cardi B

Best Rap/Sung Performance
“Higher,” DJ Khaled Featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
“Drip too Hard,” Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini,” Lil Nas X
“Ballin,” Mustard featuring Roddy Rich
“The London,” Young Thug featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott

Best Rap Song
“Bad Idea,” YBN Cordae featuring Chance The Rapper
“Gold Roses,” Rick Ross featuring Drake
“A Lot,” 21 Savage featuring J. Cole
“Racks in the Middle,” Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Rich & Hit-Boy
“Suge,” DaBaby

Best Rap Album
Revenge of the Dreamers III, Dreamville
Championships, Meek Mill
I AM > I WAS, 21 Savage,
IGOR, Tyler, The Creator
The Lost Boy, YBN Cordae

Best Reggae Album
Rapture — Koffee
As I Am — Julian Marley
The Final Battle: Sly & Robbie Vs. Roots Radics — Sly & Robbie & Roots Radics
Mass Manipulation — Steel Pulse
More Work To Be Done — Third World

You can catch a full list of nominations for the 62nd annual Grammy Awards here.

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