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Taylor Swift, SZA, Olivia Rodrigo Lead 2024 Grammy Nominees

The nominees for the 2024 Grammy Awards were revealed today.

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The 2024 Grammy nominations have arrived, and SZA, Taylor Swift, Olivia Rodrigo, and Victoria Monét are among the artists set to compete for the top prizes.

SZA, on the strength of her celebrated smash album, SOS, led all nominees this year with nine, while Monét’s breakthrough debut album, Jaguar II, helped her secure seven nominations. Meanwhile, Rodrigo and Swift picked up six nominations each, as did Boygenius, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Jon Batiste, and Brandy Clark.

Most of those artists will compete in the Album of the Year category, including SZA (SOS), Swift (Midnights), Rodrigo (Guts), Cyrus (Endless Summer Vacation), Boygenius (The Record), and Batiste (World Music Radio). They’ll be joined by Janelle Monáe (The Age of Pleasure) and Lana Del Rey (Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd).

SZA, Swift, Rodrigo, and Monét are all up for Record of the Year for “Kill Bill,” “Anti-Hero,” “Vampire,” and “On My Mama,” respectively. Additionally, Cyrus was nominated for “Flowers,” Boygenius for “Not Strong Enough,” Batiste for “Worship,” and Eilish for her Barbie soundtrack hit “What Was I Made For?”

For Song of the Year, “Vampire,” “Flowers,” “Kill Bill,” “What Was I Made For?” and “Anti-Hero” were all nominated in that category as well, as were Del Rey’s “A&W,” Dua Lipa’s “Dance the Night,” and “Batiste’s “Butterfly.”

As for Best New Artist, the category featured many of this year’s biggest breakthrough stars, including Monét, Ice Spice, Gracie Abrams, Coco Jones, Jelly Roll, Noah Kahan, the War and Treaty, and Fred Again.. There were, however, some notable snubs, including Peso Pluma and PinkPantheress.

Compared to the 2023 Grammys and the Beyoncé of-it-all (she became the most decorated artist in Grammys history but once again failed to win a major category), the 2024 awards don’t have one particularly dominant narrative. But there are a few.

Swift, for instance, has won Album of the Year three times already and could become the first artist to take the prize home four times (a feat only accomplished so far by mixing and mastering engineers). SZA winning a couple of major trophies would be particularly well-deserved and overdue, considering she only won her first Grammy in 2022 (for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for her Doja Cat collab “Kiss Me More”).

Cyrus, meanwhile, has never picked up this many Grammy nominations, having only previously received one nod for her solo work, Best Pop Vocal Album for Bangerz in 2015 (she was technically nominated for Album of the Year in 2022 for her work on Lil Nas X’s Montero). Rodrigo will have another chance to win a major prize after her debut, Sour, succeeded mostly in the genre categories in 2022 (she did win Best New Artist that year, of course). All that said, though, it certainly would not be surprising if Recording Academy voters rallied once again behind Batiste, who shocked pretty much everyone when he won Album of the Year for We Are in 2022.

Phoebe Bridgers was quietly one of the most nominated artists this year, picking up six alongside her Boygenius bandmates, plus an additional Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for her collaboration with SZA, “Ghost in the Machine.” The Barbie movie soundtrack earned an array of nominations, not just through Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?” but also Dua Lipa’s “Dance the Night,” Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice’s Aqua-sampling “Barbie World,” and even Ryan Gosling’s original, “I’m Just Ken.”

Interestingly, despite the massive success country music has enjoyed this year on streaming services and the Billboard charts, the genre was totally shut out of Album, Song, and Record of the Year. Furthermore, the artist at the forefront of the genre’s dominance this year, Morgan Wallen, earned just one nomination, Best Country Song for “Last Night,” a song that spent a whopping 16 weeks at Number One on the Hot 100. (Wallen’s success this year, of course, came off the back of some serious controversies, including a video of him using the N-word.)

In Wallen’s absence, Zach Bryan picked up a few monitions (Best Country Album and Best Country Song and Duo/Group Performance for his hit with Kacey Musgraves, “I Remember Everything”). Tyler Childers picked up several nominations as well (including one for Best Music Video for his poignant “In Your Love” visual), as did breakthrough stars Jelly Roll and Lainey Wilson. Luke Combs, of course, picked up a Best Country Solo Performance nod for his cover of Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car,” while celebrated stalwart singer-songwriter Brandy Clark quietly dominated the country (and Americana genre) categories with six total nominations.

Also totally shut out of the big three awards this year: Rap. In the genre categories, though, Killer Mike picked up several nominations, as did Drake and 21 Savage, with the former bending his “No Grammy Submissions” rule a bit for the collaborative LP Her Loss. Coi Leray, Lil Durk, Doja Cat, Nas, Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice, Baby Keem, and Kendrick Lamar also picked up nods, as did Burna Boy, who broke through the Global and African categories to notch a Best Melodic Rap Performance for “Sittin’ On Top of the World” with 21 Savage.

That was one of four nominations for Burna Boy, who also appeared in this year’s brand-new category, Best African Music Performance. Other nominees included Asake and Olamide, Davido and Muse Keys, Ayra Starr, and Tyler. All the artists in this category except Burna Boy are first-time Grammy nominees as well.

Over in pop, many of the heavy hitters from the general field — Swift, Rodrigo, Eilish, Cyrus, and Del Rey — will also be competing there alongside the likes of Doja Cat, Ed Sheeran, and Kelly Clarkson. The dance categories, meanwhile, were largely dominated by Fred Again.., who picked up four nominations, while Troye Sivan earned his first two Grammy nods, Best Pop Dance Recording and Best Music Video for “Rush.”

Meanwhile, likely general field favorite SZA padded her 2024 Grammy stats with several R&B category nominations. That’s also where Victoria Monét added to her tally, earning nods in categories like Best R&B Album, R&B Performance, R&B Song, and Traditional R&B Performance. And Summer Walker, previously nominated for working on Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers, notably notched her first Grammy nomination as a solo artist, Best R&B Album for Clear 2: Soft Life EP.

The 66th Grammy Awards will take place on Feb. 4, 2024, at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.

Check below for the full list of nominees.

Album of the Year
Jon Batiste – World Music Radio
Boygenius – The Record
Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation
Lana Del Rey – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
Janelle Monáe – The Age of Pleasure
Olivia Rodrigo – Guts
Taylor Swift – Midnights

Record of the Year
Jon Batiste – “Worship”
Boygenius – “Not Strong Enough”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Victoria Monét – “On My Mama”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”
SZA – “Kill Bill”

Song of the Year
Lana Del Rey – “A&W”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”
Jon Batiste – “Butterfly”
Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”

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

Best Pop Vocal Album
Kelly Clarkson – Chemistry
Miley Cyrus – Endless Summer Vacation
Olivia Rodrigo – Guts
Ed Sheeran – – (Subtract)
Taylor Swift – Midnights

Best Pop Solo Performance
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Doja Cat – “Paint the Town Red”
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Miley Cyrus featuring Brandi Carlile – “Thousand Miles”
Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste – “Candy Necklace”
Labrinth featuring Billie Eilish – “Never Felt So Alone”
Taylor Swift featuring Ice Spice – “Karma”
SZA featuring Phoebe Bridgers – “Ghost in the Machine”

Best Pop Dance Recording
David Guetta, Anne-Marie, Coi Leray – “Baby Don’t Hurt Me”
Calvin Harris featuring Ellie Goulding – “Miracle”
Kylie Minogue – “Padam Padam”
Bebe Rexha and David Guetta – “One In a Million”
Troye Sivan – “Rush”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Liz Callaway – To Steve With Love: Liz Callaway Celebrates Sondheim
Rickie Lee Jones – Pieces of Treasure
Laufey – Bewitched
Pentatonix – Holidays Around the World
Bruce Springsteen – Only the Strong Survive
Various Artists – Sondheim Unplugged (The NYC Sessions), Vol. 3

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album
James Blake – Playing Robots Into Heaven
The Chemical Brothers – For That Beautiful Feeling
Fred Again.. – Actual Life 3 (January 1 – September 9 2022)
Kx5 – Kx5
Skrillex – Quest for Fire

Best Dance/Electronic Recording
Aphex Twin – “Blackbox Life Recorder 21F”
James Blake – “Loading”
Disclosure – “Higher Than Ever Before”
Romy and Fred Again.. – “Strong”
Skrillex, Fred Again.., Flowdan – “Rumble”

Best Rock Album 
Foo Fighters – But Here We Are
Greta Van Fleet – Starcatcher
Metallica – 72 Seasons 
Paramore – This Is Why
Queens of the Stone Age – In Times New Roman…

Best Rock Song
The Rolling Stones – “Angry”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Ballad of a Homeschooled Girl”
Queens of the Stone Age – “Emotion Sickness”
Boygenius – “Not Strong Enough”
Foo Fighters – “Rescued”

Best Metal Performance
Disturbed – “Bad Man”
Ghost – “Phantom of the Opera”
Metallica – “72 Seasons”
Slipknot – “Hive Mind”
Spiritbox – “Jaded”

Best Alternative Music Performance
Alvvays – “Belinda Says”
Arctic Monkeys – “Body Paint”
Boygenius – “Cool About It”
Lana Del Rey – “A&W”
Paramore – “This Is Why”

Best Alternative Music Album
Arctic Monkeys – The Car
Boygenius – The Record
Lana Del Rey – Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd
Gorillaz – Cracker Island
PJ Harvey – I Inside the Old Year Dying

Best R&B Performance
Chris Brown – “Summer Too Hot”
Robert Glasper featuring SiR and Alex Isley – “Back to Love”
Coco Jones – “ICU”
Victoria Monét – “How Does It Make You Feel”
SZA – “Kill Bill”

Best R&B Album
Babyface – Girls Night Out
Coco Jones – What I Didn’t Tell You (Deluxe)
Emily King – Special Occasion
Victoria Monét – Jaguar II
Summer Walker – Clear 2: Soft Life EP

Best R&B Song
Halle – “Angel
Robert Glasper featuring SiR and Alex Isley – “Back to Love”
Coco Jones – “ICU”
Victoria Monét – “On My Mama”
SZA – “Snooze”

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Babyface featuring Coco Jones – “Simple”
Kenyon Dixon – “Lucky”
Victoria Monét featuring Earth, Wind and Fire, and Hazel Monét – “Hollywood”
PJ Morton featuring Susan Carol – “Good Morning”
SZA – “Love Language”

Best Progressive R&B Album
6lack – Since I Have a Lover
Diddy – The Love Album: Off the Grid
Terrace Martin and James Fauntleroy – Nova
Janelle Monáe – The Age of Pleasure

Best Rap Album
Drake and 21 Savage – Her Loss
Killer Mike – Michael
Metro Boomin – Heroes and Villains
Nas – King’s Disease III
Travis Scott – Utopia

Best Rap Song
Doja Cat – “Attention”
Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice featuring Aqua – “Barbie World”
Lil Uzi Vert – “Just Wanna Rock”
Drake and 21 Savage – “Rich Flex”
Killer Mike featuring André 3000, Future, Eryn Allen Kane – “Scientists and Engineers”

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

Best Melodic Rap Performance
Burna Boy feat. 21 Savage – “Sittin’ On Top of the World”
Doja Cat – “Attention”
Drake and 21 Savage – “Spin Bout U”
Lil Durk feat. J. Cole – “All My Life”
SZA – “Low”

Best Alternative Jazz Album
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily – Love in Exile
Louis Cole – Quality Over Opinion
Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue – SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree
Cory Henry – Live at the Piano
Meshell Ndegeocello – The Omnichord Real Book

Best Country Album
Kelsea Ballerini – Rolling Up the Welcome Mat
Brothers Osborne – Brothers Osborne
Zach Bryan – Zach Bryan
Tyler Childers – Rustin’ In the Rain
Lainey Wilson – Bell Bottom Country

Best Country Solo Performance
Tyler Childers – “In Your Love”
Brandy Clark – “Buried”
Luke Combs – “Fast Car”
Dolly Parton – “The Last Thing On My Mind”
Chris Stapleton – “White Horse”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Dierks Bentley featuring Billy Strings – “High Note”
Brothers Osborne – “Nobody’s Nobody”
Zach Bryan featuring Kacey Musgraves – “I Remember Everything”
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin – “Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)”
Jelly Roll With Lainey Wilson – “Save Me”
Carly Pearce featuring Chris Stapleton – “We Don’t Fight Anymore”

Best American Roots Performance
Jon Batiste – “Butterfly”
Blind Boys of Alabama – “Heaven Help Us All”
Madison Cunningham – “Inventing the Wheel”
Rhiannon Giddens – “You Louisiana Man”
Allison Russell – “Eve Was Black”

Best Americana Performance
Blind Boys of Alabama – “Friendship”
Tyler Childers – “Help Me Make It Through the Night”
Brandy Clark featuring Brandi Carlile – “Dear Insecurity”
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – “King of Oklahoma”
Allison Russell – “The Returner”

Best American Roots Song
The War and Treaty – “Blank Page”
Billy Strings featuring Willie Nelson – “California Sober”
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – “Cast Iron Skillet”
Brandy Clark featuring Brandi Carlile – “Dear Insecurity”
Allison Russell, “The Returner”

Best Americana Album
Brandy Clark – Brandy Clark
Rodney Crowell – The Chicago Sessions
Rhiannon Giddens – You’re the One
Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit – Weathervanes
Allison Russell – The Returner

Best Bluegrass Album
Sam Bush – Radio John: Songs of John Hartford
Michael Cleveland – Lovin’ Of the Game
Mighty Poplar – Mighty Poplar
Willie Nelson – Bluegrass
Billy Strings – Me/And/Dad
Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway – City of Gold

Best Traditional Blues Album
Eric Bibb – Ridin’
Mr. Sipp – The Soul Side of Sipp
Tracy Nelson – Life Don’t Miss Nobody
John Primer – Teardrops for Magic Slim Live at Rosa’s Lounge
Bobby Rush – All My Love for You

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Samantha Fish and Jesse Dayton – Death Wish Blues
Ruthie Foster – Healing Time
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Live in London
Larkin Poe – Blood Harmony
Bettye LaVette – LaVette!

Best Folk Album
Dom Flemons – Traveling Wildfire
The Milk Carton Kids – I Only See the Moon
Joni Mitchell – Joni Mitchell at Newport (Live)
Nickel Creek – Celebrants
Old Crow Medicine Show – Jubilee
Paul Simon – Seven Psalms
Rufus Wainwright – Folkocracy

Best Latin Pop Album
Pablo Alborán – La Cuarta Hoja
AleMor – Beautiful Humans, Vol. 1
Paula Arenas – A Ciegas
Pedro Capó – La Neta
Maluma – Don Juan
Gaby Moreno – X Mí (Vol. 1)

Best Música Urbana Album
Rauw Alejandro – Saturno
Karol G – Mañana Será Bonito
Tainy – Data

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album
Cabra – Martínez
Diamante Eléctrico – Leche De Tigre
Juanes – Vida Cotidiana
Natalia Lafourcade – De Todas Las Flores
Fito Paez – EADDA9223

Best Música Mexicana Album (Including Tejano)
Ana Bárbara – Bordado a Mano
Lila Downs – La Sánchez
Flor de Toloache – Motherflower
Lupita Infante – Amor Como en las Películas de Antes
Peso Pluma – Génesis

Best Tropical Latin Album
Rubén Blades Con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta – Siembra: 45o Aniversario (En Vivo en el Coliseo de Puerto Rico, 14 de Mayo 2022)
Luis Figueroa – Voy A Ti
Grupo Niche Y Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia – Niche Sinfónico
Omara Portuondo – VIDA
Tony Succar, Mimy Succar – MIMY & TONY
Carlos Vives – Escalona Nunca Se Había Grabado Así

Best Global Music Performance
Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer & Shahzad Ismaily – “Shadow Forces”
Burna Boy – “Alone”
Davido – “Feel”
Silvana Estrada – “Milagro Y Desastre”
Falu & Gaurav Shah (Featuring PM Narendra Modi) – “Abundance In Millets”
Béla Fleck, Edgar Meyer & Zakir Hussain Featuring Rakesh Chaurasia – “Pashto”
Ibrahim Maalouf Featuring Cimafunk & Tank And The Bangas – “Todo Colores”

Best Global Music Album
Susana Baca – Epifanías
Bokanté – History
Burna Boy – I Told Them…
Davido – Timeless
Shakti – This Moment

Best African Music Performance
Asake and Olamide – “Amapiano”
Burna Boy – “City Boys”
Davido featuring Musa Keys – “Unavailable”
Ayra Starr – “Rush”
Tyla – “Water”

Best Reggae Album
Buju Banton – Born For Greatness
Beenie Man – Simma
Collie Buddz – Cali Roots Riddim 2023
Burning Spear – No Destroyer
Julian Marley and Antaeus – Colors of Royal

Best Song Written For Visual Media
Nicki Minaj and Ice Spice featuring Aqua – “Barbie World”
Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night”
Ryan Gosling – “I’m Just Ken”
Rihanna – “Lift Me Up”
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media (Includes Film and Television)
Mark Ronson and Andrew Wyatt – Barbie
Ludwig Göransson – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
John Williams – The Fabelmans
John Williams – Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny
Ludwig Göransson – Oppenheimer

Best Comedy Album
Trevor Norah – I Wish You Would
Wanda Sykes – I’m an Entertainer
Chris Rock – Selective Outrage
Sarah Silverman – Someone You Love
Dave Chappelle – What’s In a Name?

Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording
Meryl Streep – Big Tree
William Shatner – Boldly Go: Reflections On A Life Of Awe And Wonder
Rick Rubin – The Creative Act: A Way Of Being
Senator Bernie Sanders – It’s Ok To Be Angry About Capitalism
Michelle Obama – The Light We Carry: Overcoming In Uncertain Times

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Daisy Jones and the Six – Aurora
Various Artists – Barbie The Album
Various Artists – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever – Music From and Inspired By
Various Artists – Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 3: Awesome Mix, Vol. 3
“Weird Al” Yankovic – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical
Jack Antonoff
Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II
Metro Boomin
Daniel Nigro

Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical
Edgar Barrera
Jessie Jo Dillon
Shane McAnally
Theron Thomas
Justin Tranter

Best Music Video
The Beatles – “I’m Only Sleeping”
Tyler Childers – “In Your Love”
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For”
Kendrick Lamar – “Count Me Out”
Troye Sivan – “Rush”

Best Music Film
Moonage Daydream
How I’m Feeling Now
Kendrick Lamar: Live From Paris, the Big Steppers Tour
I Am Everything
(Little Richard)
Dear Mama (Tupac Shakur)

From Rolling Stone US