With eight nominations, the Californian rapper Kendrick Lamar with confidence the ceremony on February 10 in Los Angeles, the Grammy Awards, the “Oscars of music”, face. Lamar today was among others nominated for the best album ‘(Black Panther: The Album’), record (‘All The Stars’) and song of the year (“All The Stars”). Drake, also a rappe(r), but coming from Canada, acquired seven nominations , producer Boi-1Da and singer Brandi Carlile six each. In the pack of the five nominees, we find, among others, Cardi B, Lady Gaga, H. E. R., Maren Morris and Childish Gambino back.
About the nominations and the awards of the prices of the most important music awards in the world to decide about 13,000 members of the Recording Academy.
Where the Oscars still limited to a 25-many categories, share the Recording Academy not less than 84 Awards. In the main categories increased the number of nominees, moreover, from five to eight.
Last year did R&B and funkzanger Bruno Mars six of the coveted statuettes in the prizes, Kendrick Lamar five. Jay-Z, also a rapper, stayed surprisingly empty-handed.
The nominations for the Grammies would normally Wednesday already been announced, but the announcement was postponed due rouwplechtigheden for the former U.s. president George H. W. Bush.
A new nominations was for multiple Grammy-winning Metropole Orchestra. The Dutch jazz – and poporkest chance of winning the title Best Jazz Vocal Album for his album ‘If you Really want’.