The nominations for the Grammys came out yesterday (Friday) morning and it looks like music’s biggest night will be a big one for the ladies… there are more women nominated in the top categories (Album, Record & Song of the Year & Best New Artist) than in past years.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar topped the list of nominees with 8 and Drake was right behind him with 7.
Cardi B’s breakout year wraps up with 5 nods, including for Record of the Year… all in the same week that we heard more cheating allegations against her rapper husband Offset and a possible breakup of her marriage. Plus, she found out about her nominations after leaving court yesterday.
H.E.R. got the Academy’s notice with 5 nominations too… including Album of the Year and Best New Artist. Another new artist on the scene, Ella Mai is nominated for 2 awards, including Song of the Year.
The Grammys air February 10th, 2019 on CBS.