The Grammy's Are Sunday! Here Are The Nominees, Who RLITM Wants To Win, And Who Will Likely Win!

January 26, 2018

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The 2018 Grammy Awards are Sunday, January 28th on CBS. Late night TV host James Corden with the reins of the show, here are all the nominees with Rob's predictions. One * for who he wants to win, two ** for who is likely to win.

GENERAL CATEGORY

Album of the Year:
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
JAY-Z – 4:44
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.**
Lorde – Melodrama
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic *


Record of the Year:
Childish Gambino – “Redbone”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito” * **
JAY-Z – “The Story of O.J.”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Bruno Mars – “24K Magic”


Song of the Year:
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito” **
JAY-Z “4:44”
Julia Michaels – “Issues” *
Logic – “1-800-273-8255”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”


Artist of the Year:
Alessia Cara *
Khalid
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels
SZA **

POP AND DANCE CATEGORY

Best Solo Pop Performance:
Kelly Clarkson – “Love So Soft”
Kesha – “Praying” **
Lady Gaga – “Million Reasons”
P!nk – “What About Us” *
Ed Sheeran – “Shape Of You”


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay – “Something Just Like Us”
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber – “Despacito”
Imagine Dragons – “Thunder” **
Portugal. the Man – “Feel It Still” *
Zedd and Alessia Cara – “Stay”


Best Pop Vocal Album:
Coldplay – Kaleidoscope EP
Lana Del Rey – Lust For Life
Imagine Dragons – Evolve
Kesha – Rainbow
Lady Gaga – Joanne
Ed Sheeran – ÷ (Divide) * **

 

COUNTRY CATEGORY

Best Country Album
Cosmic Hallelujah — Kenny Chesney
Heart Break — Lady Antebellum
The Breaker — Little Big Town
Life Changes — Thomas Rhett *
From A Room: Volume 1 — Chris Stapleton **


Best Country Duo/Group Performance
“It Ain’t My Fault” — Brothers Osborne **
“My Old Man” — Zac Brown Band
“You Look Good” — Lady Antebellum *
“Better Man” — Little Big Town
“Drinkin’ Problem” — Midland


Best Country Song
“Better Man” — Taylor Swift, songwriter (Little Big Town) * **
“Body Like A Back Road” — Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane McAnally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Sam Hunt)
“Broken Halos” — Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)
“Drinkin’ Problem” — Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane McAnally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach, songwriters (Midland)
“Tin Man” — Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)


Best Country Solo Performance
“Body Like A Back Road” — Sam Hunt *
“Losing You: –Alison Krauss
“Tin Man” — Miranda Lambert
“I Could Use A Love Song” — Maren Morris **
“Either Way” — Chris Stapleton

ROCK CATEGORY

Best Rock Performance:
Leonard Cohen – “You Want It Darker”
Chris Cornell – “The Promise”
Foo Fighters – “Run” * **
Kaelo – “No Good”
Nothing More – “Go To War”


Best Rock Song:
Metallica – “Atlas, Rise!” *
K.Flay – “Blood in the Cut”
Nothing More – “Go to War”
Foo Fighters – “Run” **
Avenged Sevenfold – “The Stage”


Best Rock Album:
Mastodon – Emperor of Sand
Metallica – Hardwired…To Self-Destruct *
Nothing More – The Stories We Tell Ourselves
Queens of the Stone Age – Villains
The War on Drugs – A Deeper Understanding **


Best Alternative Music Album:
Arcade Fire – Everything Now 
Gorillaz – Humanz * **
LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
Father John Misty – Pure Comedy
The National – Sleep Well Beast


Best Metal Performance:
August Burns Red – “Invisible Enemy” * **
Body Count – “Black Hoodie”
Code Orange – “Forever”
Mastodon – “Sultan’s Curse”
Meshuggah – “Clockworks”

R&B AND RAP CATEGORY

Best R&B Performance:
Daniel Caesar featuring Kali Uchis – “Get You”
Kehlani – “Distraction”
Ledisi – “High”
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like” * **
SZA – “The Weekend”

Best R&B Song:
PJ Morton – “First Began”
Khalid – “Location”
Childish Gambino – “Redbone” **
SZA – “Supermodel” *
Bruno Mars – “That’s What I Like”

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
6LACK – Free 6LACK
Childish Gambino – “Awaken, My Love!”
Khalid – American Teen
SZA – Ctrl
The Weeknd – Starboy * **

Best R&B Album:
Daniel Caesar – Freudian
Ledisi – Let Love Rule
Bruno Mars – 24K Magic * **
PJ Morton – Gumbo
Musiq Soulchild – Feel the Real

Best Rap Performance:
Big Sean – “Bounce Back”
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” * **
JAY-Z – “4:44”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.”
Migos featuring Lil Uzi Vert – “Bad and Boujee”

Best Rap/Sung Performance:
6LACK – “Prblms”
Goldlink featuring Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy – “Crew”
JAY-Z featuring Beyoncé – “Family Feud”
Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna – “LOYALTY.” **
SZA featuring Travis Scott – “Love Galore” *

Best Rap Song:
Cardi B – “Bodak Yellow” *
Danger Mouse featuring Run the Jewels and Big Boi – “Chase Me”
Kendrick Lamar – “HUMBLE.” **
Rapsody – “Sassy”
JAY-Z – “The Story of O.J.”

Best Rap Album:
JAY-Z – 4:44
Kendrick Lamar – DAMN. **
Migos – Culture *
Rapsody – Laila’s Wisdom
Tyler, the Creator – Flower Boy