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Drake, Kendrick Lamar And Cardi B Lead Grammy Nominations

Friday, 07 December 2018 Written by Jon Stickler

Drake and Kendrick Lamar are among those leading the nominations for the 61st Grammy Awards.

The rappers received the most nominations with eight and seven respectively and are up against each other in the same categories: Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Drake's nods are for God's Plan and his 'Scorpion' LP, while Lemar's Black Panther soundtrack work looks set to be rewarded.

Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile received six nominations while Cardi B, Lady Gaga, HER, Maren Morris, Childish Gambino, producer Sounwave and engineer Mike Bozzi all have five nominations each with women dominating in the Best Album category.

Also among the nominees are Janelle Monáe, Post Malone, Kacey Musgraves, Toni Braxton, Leon Bridges, Lalah Hathaway, PJ Morton, Brothers Osborne, and newcomers Greta Van Fleet, who have been nominated for Best New Artist, Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Album.

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