Grammy Nominations 2024: Celebrating Music’s Finest

The 2024 Grammy nominations have been announced, and it’s shaping up to be an exciting event with a diverse array of talent being recognized. From chart-toppers to indie darlings, the Grammys celebrate the best in music. Let’s dive into the nominations and see who’s in the running for these prestigious awards.

Record of the Year

The Record of the Year category is packed with incredible talent and memorable songs that have defined the year in music.

  • “Worship” by Jon Batiste
  • “Not Strong Enough” by boygenius
  • “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  • “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish from “Barbie”
  • “On My Mama” by Victoria Monét
  • “Vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift
  • “Kill Bill” by SZA

Album of the Year

Album of the Year is a coveted title, and this year’s nominees have delivered some of the most impactful music we’ve seen.

  • “World Music Radio” by Jon Batiste
  • “The Record” by boygenius
  • “Endless Summer Vacation” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” by Lana Del Rey
  • “The Age of Pleasure” by Janelle Monáe
  • “Guts” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Midnights” by Taylor Swift
  • “SOS” by SZA

Song of the Year

Songwriting is an art, and these nominees have penned lyrics and melodies that resonate deeply with listeners.

  • “A&W” by Lana Del Rey
  • “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift
  • “Butterfly” by Jon Batiste
  • “Dance the Night” by Dua Lipa from “Barbie: The Album”
  • “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Kill Bill” by SZA
  • “Vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish from “Barbie”

Best New Artist

New artists bring fresh perspectives to the music scene, and these nominees have made a significant impact with their debut efforts.

  • Gracie Abrams
  • Fred again..
  • Ice Spice
  • Jelly Roll
  • Coco Jones
  • Noah Kahan
  • Victoria Monét
  • The War and Treaty

Best Pop Solo Performance

Pop music continues to evolve, and these solo performances have captured the hearts of fans around the world.

  • “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus
  • “Paint the Town Red” by Doja Cat
  • “What Was I Made For?” by Billie Eilish from “Barbie”
  • “Vampire” by Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Collaborations can lead to magical musical moments, and these duos and groups have done just that.

  • “Thousand Miles” by Miley Cyrus featuring Brandi Carlile
  • “Candy Necklace” by Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste
  • “Never Felt So Alone” by Labrinth featuring Billie Eilish
  • “Karma” by Taylor Swift featuring Ice Spice
  • “Ghost in the Machine” by SZA featuring Phoebe Bridgers

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Behind every great record is a producer who helps to shape the sound. These producers have demonstrated exceptional skill in their craft.

  • Jack Antonoff
  • Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II
  • Hit-Boy
  • Metro Boomin
  • Daniel Nigro

Best Rap Album

The rap category is always competitive, and this year’s nominees have all released albums that have contributed significantly to the genre.

  • “Her Loss” by Drake & 21 Savage
  • “Michael” by Killer Mike
  • “Heroes & Villains” by Metro Boomin
  • “King’s Disease III” by Nas
  • “Utopia” by Travis Scott

Best Rap Performance

Rap performances that stand out are rewarded in this category, and these artists have delivered some of the most memorable verses of the year.

  • “The Hillbillies” by Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • “Love Letter” by Black Thought
  • “Rich Flex” by Drake & 21 Savage
  • “Scientists & Engineers” by Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane
  • “Players” by Coi Leray

Best Country Album

Country music tells stories like no other genre, and these albums have captured the essence of country storytelling.

  • “Rolling Up the Welcome Mat” by Kelsea Ballerini
  • “Brothers Osborne” by Brothers Osborne
  • “Zach Bryan” by Zach Bryan
  • “Rustin’ in the Rain” by Tyler Childers
  • “Bell Bottom Country” by Lainey Wilson

Best Country Solo Performance

Country solo performances that resonate with listeners are celebrated here, and these artists have delivered powerful songs.

  • “Buried” by Brandy Clark
  • “White Horse” by Chris Stapleton
  • “The Last Thing on My Mind” by Dolly Parton
  • “Fast Car” by Luke Combs
  • “In Your Love” by Tyler Childers

Best Rock Album

Rock music continues to evolve, and these albums are at the forefront of the genre’s innovation.

  • “But Here We Are” by Foo Fighters
  • “Starcatcher” by Greta Van Fleet
  • “72 Seasons” by Metallica
  • “This Is Why” by Paramore
  • “In Times New Roman…” by Queens of the Stone Age

Best Rock Performance

Rock performances that stand out for their energy and musicianship are recognized in this category.

  • “Sculptures of Anything Goes” by Arctic Monkeys
  • “More Than a Love Song” by Black Pumas
  • “Not Strong Enough” by boygenius
  • “Rescued” by Foo Fighters
  • “Lux Æterna” by Metallica

Best R&B Album

R&B albums that have made a significant impact with their soulful sound and heartfelt lyrics are honored here.

  • “Girls Night Out” by Babyface
  • “What I Didn’t Tell You” by Coco Jones
  • “Special Occasion” by Emily King
  • “Jaguar II” by Victoria Monét
  • “Clear 2: Soft Life EP” by Summer Walker

Best R&B Performance

R&B performances that captivate with their vocal prowess and emotional depth are celebrated in this category.

  • “Summer Too Hot” by Chris Brown
  • “ICU” by Coco Jones
  • “Back to Love” by Robert Glasper featuring SiR and Alex Isley
  • “Kill Bill” by SZA
  • “How Does It Make You Feel” by Victoria Monét

Best Alternative Music Album

Alternative music is known for its innovation and experimentation, and these albums have pushed the boundaries of the genre.

  • “The Car” by Arctic Monkeys
  • “The Record” by boygenius
  • “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd” by Lana Del Rey
  • “Cracker Island” by Gorillaz
  • “I Inside the Old Year Dying” by PJ Harvey

The 2024 Grammy nominations showcase the incredible diversity and talent within the music industry. As we look forward to the awards ceremony, we celebrate all the nominees and their contributions to the world of music.