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Hip Hop – The Wave In Grammy Nominations

Hip Hop – The Wave In Grammy Nominations

Photo credit: Rich Fury

Hip-hop is music’s most streamed genre, so it’s no surprise the who the top nominated artists are for Grammy Awards this year!

Cardi B, Drake, and Kendrick Lamar are leading the Grammy race! Kendrick leads with 8, while Drake holds 7 and Cardi holds 5.

The 2019 Grammy Nominations were announced this morning and these are the top albums that made the cut.

Rap Album of the Year category

  • Mac Miller, Swimming
  • Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
  • Travis Scott, Astroworld
  • Pusha T, Daytona
  • Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap

This is Mac Miller’s first Grammy nomination and comes three months after his passing.

Here are some more hip-hop nominations:  

Album of the Year

  • Drake, Scorpion
  • Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
  • Kendrick Lamar and Various Artists, Black Panther: The Album
  • Post Malone, Beerbongs & Bentleys

Record of the Year

  • Cardi B, Bad Bunny, J Balvin – “I Like It”
  • Childish Gambino – “This Is America”
  • Drake – “God’s Plan”
  • Kendrick Lamar, SZA – “All the Stars”
  • Post Malone, 21 Savage – “Rockstar”

For a full list of nominations, click here.