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Congratulations to

Sony Music’s GRAMMY Nominees

Sony Music Entertainment artists representing virtually every genre of music from across the company’s labels and divisions received numerous GRAMMY nominations from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) earlier today, including in the categories of Record, Album and Song of the Year as well as Best New Artist.

The 62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Congratulations to the

following Sony Music nominees:

Record of the Year

HARD PLACE

H.E.R.

Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins, producer

Joseph Hurtado, Jaycen Joshua, Derek Keota & Miki Tsutsumi, engineers/mixers

Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

Record of the Year

TALK

Khalid

Disclosure & Denis Kosiak, producers

Ingmar Carlson, Jon Castelli, Josh Deguzman, John Kercy, Denis Kosiak, Guy Lawrence & Michael Romero, engineers/mixers

Dale Becker, mastering engineer

Record of the Year

OLD TOWN ROAD

Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

Andrew “VoxGod” Bolooki & YoungKio, producers

Andrew “VoxGod” Bolooki & Cinco, engineers/mixers

Eric Lagg, mastering engineer

Album of the Year

I USED TO KNOW HER

H.E.R.

David “Swagg R‘Celious” Harris, H.E.R., Walter Jones & Jeff Robinson, producers

Miki Tsutsumi, engineer/mixer

Sam Ashworth, Jeff “Gitty” Gitelman, David ”Swagg R‘Celious” Harris & H.E.R., songwriters

Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

ALBUM of the Year

7

Lil Nas X

Montero Lamar Hill, songwriter

Eric Lagg, mastering engineer

Album of the Year

FATHER OF THE BRIDE

Vampire Weekend

Ezra Koenig & Ariel Rechtshaid, producers

John DeBold, Chris Kasych, Takemasa Kosaka, Ariel Rechtshaid & Hiroya Takayama, engineers/mixers

Ezra Koenig, songwriter

Emily Lazar, mastering engineer

SONG of the Year

HARD PLACE

Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris, H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters

H.E.R.

Best new Artist

Lil Nas X

Best new Artist

ROSALÍA

Best Pop Solo Performance

SPIRIT

Beyoncé

Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance

OLD TOWN ROAD

Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus

SEÑORITA

Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

A LEGENDARY CHRISTMAS

John Legend

WALLS

Barbra Streisand

Best Pop Vocal Album

THE LION KING: THE GIFT

Beyoncé

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

BEAT MUSIC! BEAT MUSIC! BEAT MUSIC!

Mark Guiliana

STAR PEOPLE NATION

Theo Croker

Best Metal Performance

7EMPEST

Tool

UNLEASHED

Killswitch Engage

Best Rock Song

FEAR INOCULUM

Tool, songwriters

Tool

HARMONY HALL

Ezra Koenig, songwriter

Vampire Weekend

Best Rock Album

AMO

Bring Me The Horizon

SOCIAL CUES

Cage The Elephant

Best Alternative Music Album

FATHER OF THE BRIDE

Vampire Weekend

Best R&B Performance

LOVE AGAIN

Daniel Caesar & Brandy

COULD’VE BEEN

H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller

ROLL SOME MO

Lucky Daye

Best Traditional R&B Performance

REAL GAMES

Lucky Daye

BUILT FOR LOVE

PJ Morton featuring Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B Song

COULD’VE BEEN

Dernst Emile II, David “Swagg R’Celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, songwriters

H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller

NO GUIDANCE

Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Lewis, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, songwriters

Chris Brown featuring Drake

ROLL SOME MO

David Brown, Dernst Emile II & Peter Lee Johnson, songwriters

Lucky Daye

Best Urban Contemporary Album

SATURN

NAO

Best R&B Album

PAINTED

Lucky Daye

Best Rap Performance

DOWN BAD

Dreamville featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy

Best Rap/ SUNG Performance

HIGHER

DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend

PANINI

Lil Nas X

THE LONDON

Young Thug featuring J.Cole & Travis Scott

Best Rap Song

GOLD ROSES

Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-Tynes, William Leonard Roberts II, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas III & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters

Rick Ross featuring Drake

A LOT

Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters

21 Savage featuring J. Cole

Best Rap Album

I AM > I WAS

21 Savage

IGOR

Tyler, The Creator

Best Country Solo Performance

ALL YOUR’N

Tyler Childers

RIDE ME BACK HOME

Willie Nelson

Best Country Duo/ Group Performance

BRAND NEW MAN

Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs

COMMON

Maren Morris featuring Brandi Carlile

Best Country Song

IT ALL COMES OUT IN THE WASH

Miranda Lambert, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna & Liz Rose, songwriters

Miranda Lambert

Best Country Album

INTERSTATE GOSPEL

Pistol Annies

BEST NEW AGE ALBUM

HOMAGE TO KINDNESS

David Darling

DEVA

Deva Premal

WINGS

Peter Kater

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

ELSEWHERE

Melissa Aldana, soloist

TOMORROW IS THE QUESTION

Julian Lage, soloist

THE WINDUP

Branford Marsalis, soloist

SIGHTSEEING

Christian McBride, soloist

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM

THIRSTY GHOST

Sara Gazarek

SCREENPLAY

The Tierney Sutton Band

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

IN THE KEY OF THE UNIVERSE

Joey DeFrancesco

CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE’S NEW JAWN

Christian McBride

THE SECRET BETWEEN THE SHADOW AND THE SOUL

Branford Marsalis Quartet

BEST LATIN JAZZ ALBUM

UNA NOCHE CON RUBÉN BLADES

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis & Rubén Blades

SONERO:THE MUSIC OF ISMAEL RIVERA

Miguel Zenón

Best Gospel Performance/ Song

LOVE THEORY

Kirk Franklin

Kirk Franklin, songwriter

SEE THE LIGHT

Travis Greene featuring Jekalyn Carr

SPEAK THE NAME

Koryn Hawthorne featuring Natalie Grant

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/ Song

ONLY JESUS

Casting Crowns

Mark Hall, Bernie Herms & Matthew West, songwriters

HAVEN’T SEEN IT YET

Danny Gokey

Danny Gokey, Ethan Hulse & Colby Wedgeworth, songwriters

GOD’S NOT DONE WITH YOU (SINGLE VERSION)

Tauren Wells

RESCUE STORY

Zach Williams

Ethan Hulse, Andrew Ripp, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters

Best Gospel Album

LONG LIVE LOVE

Kirk Franklin

GOSHEN

Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers

SETTLE HERE

William Murphy

SOMETHING’S HAPPENING! A CHRISTMAS ALBUM

CeCe Winans

BEST ROOTS GOSPEL ALBUM

DEEPER ROOTS: WHERE THE BLUEGRASS GROWS

Steven Curtis Chapman

GONNA SING, GONNA SHOUT

Various Artists

Jerry Salley, producer

Best Latin Pop Album

11:11

Maluma

MONTANER

Ricardo Montaner

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

ALMADURA

iLe

EL MAL QUERER

ROSALÍA

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

CAMINANDO

Joss Favela

20 ANIVERSARIO

Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea

DE AYER PARA SIEMPRE

Mariachi Los Camperos

Best Tropical Latin Album

OPUS

Marc Anthony

CANDELA

Vicente García

A JOURNEY THROUGH CUBAN MUSIC 

Aymée Nuviola

Best American Roots Performance

SAINT HONESTY

Sara Bareilles

Best American Roots Song

BLACK MYSELF

Amythyst Kiah, songwriter

Our Native Daughters

Best Bluegrass Album

LIVE IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Best Traditional Blues Album

TALL, DARK & HANDSOME

Delbert McClinton & Self-Made Men

SITTING ON TOP OF THE BLUES

Bobby Rush

SPECTACULAR CLASS

Jontavious Willis

Best Contemporary Blues Album

SOMEBODY SAVE ME

Sugaray Rayford

Best Folk Album

PATTY GRIFFIN

Patty Griffin

FRONT PORCH

Joy Williams

Best Reggae Album

RAPTURE

Koffee

Best World Music Album

WHAT HEAT

Bokanté & Metropole Orkest conducted by Jules Buckley

Best Children’s Album

FLYING HIGH!

Caspar Babypants

Best Comedy Album

QUALITY TIME

Jim Gaffigan

STICKS & STONES

Dave Chappelle

Best Musical Theater Album

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL

Danny Burstein, Tam Mutu, Sahr Ngaujah, Karen Olivo & Aaron Tveit, principal soloists

Justin Levine, Baz Luhrmann, Matt Stine & Alex Timbers, producers

Original Broadway Cast

THE MUSIC OF HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD — IN FOUR CONTEMPORARY SUITES

Imogen Heap, producer

Imogen Heap, composer

Imogen Heap

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

QUENTIN TARANTINO’S ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD

Various Artists

Best Song Written for Visual Media

SPIRIT

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters

Beyoncé

Track from The Lion King

GIRL IN THE MOVIES

Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters

Dolly Parton

Track from Dumplin'

RCA Nashville/ Dolly Records

Best Instrumental Composition

BEGIN AGAIN

Fred Hersch, composer

Fred Hersch & The WDR Big Band conducted by Vince Mendoza

WALKIN’ FUNNY

Christian McBride, composer

Christian McBride

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or a Cappella

BLUE SKIES

Kris Bowers, arranger

Kris Bowers

Best Historical Album

THE GREAT COMEBACK: HOROWITZ AT CARNEGIE HALL

Robert Russ, compilation producer

Andreas K. Meyer & Jennifer Nulsen, mastering engineers

Vladimir Horowitz

KANKYO ONGAKU: JAPANESE AMBIENT, ENVIRONMENTAL & NEW AGE MUSIC 1980-1990

Spencer Doran, Yosuke Kitazawa, Douglas Macgowan & Matt Sullivan, compilation producers

John Baldwin, mastering engineer

Various Artists

PETE SEEGER: THE SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS COLLECTION

Jeff Place & Robert Santelli, compilation producers

Pete Reiniger, mastering engineer

Pete Seeger

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

JOLENE

Geoff Keezer, arranger

Sara Gazarek

MARRY ME A LITTLE

Cyrille Aimée & Diego Figueiredo, arrangers

Cyrille Aimée

OVER THE RAINBOW

Vince Mendoza, arranger

Trisha Yearwood

Best Album Notes

THE COMPLETE CUBAN JAM SESSIONS

Judy Cantor-Navas, album notes writer

Various Artists

PETE SEEGER: THE SMITHSONIAN FOLKWAYS COLLECTION

Jeff Place, album notes writer

Pete Seeger

Best Immersive Audio Album

KVERNDOKK: SYMPHONIC DANCES

Jim Anderson, immersive audio engineer

Robert C. Ludwig, immersive audio mastering engineer

Ulrike Schwarz, immersive audio producer

Ken-David Masur & Stavanger Symphony Orchestra

LUX

Morten Lindberg, immersive audio engineer

Morten Lindberg, immersive audio mastering engineer

Morten Lindberg, immersive audio producer

Anita Brevik, Trondheimsolistene & Nidarosdomens Jentekor

THE SAVIOR

Bob Clearmountain, immersive audio engineer

Bob Ludwig, immersive audio mastering engineer

Michael Marquart & Dave Way, immersive audio producers

A Bad Think

Best Opera Recording

BENJAMIN: LESSONS IN LOVE & VIOLENCE

George Benjamin, conductor

Stéphane Degout, Barbara Hannigan, Peter Hoare & Gyula Orendt

James Whitbourn, producer

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House

PICKER: FANTASTIC MR. FOX

Gil Rose, conductor

John Brancy, Andrew Craig Brown, Gabriel Preisser, Krista River & Edwin Vega

Gil Rose, producer

Boston Modern Orchestra Project; Boston Children’s Chorus

Best Choral Performance

DURUFLÉ: COMPLETE CHORAL WORKS

Robert Simpson, conductor

Ken Cowan; Houston Chamber Choir

Best Chamber Music/ Small Ensemble Performance

PERPETULUM

Third Coast Percussion

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

THE EDGE OF SILENCE — WORKS FOR VOICE BY GYÖRGY KURTÁG

Susan Narucki

Donald Berman, Curtis Macomber, Kathryn Schulmeister & Nicholas Tolle

SCHUMANN: LIEDERKREIS OP. 24, KERNER-LIEDER OP. 35

Matthias Goerne

Leif Ove Andsnes, accompanist

Best Music Video

OLD TOWN ROAD (OFFICIAL MOVIE)

Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus

Calmatic, video director

Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers

Best Music Film

HOMECOMING

Beyoncé

Beyoncé Knowles-Carter & Ed Burke, video directors

Dora Melissa Vargas, video producer

Special Recognition

Album of the Year

NORMAN F***ING ROCKWELL!

Lana Del Rey

Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, producers

Jack Antonoff & Laura Sisk, engineers/mixers

Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters

Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

Song of the Year

NORMAN F***ING ROCKWELL

Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters

Lana Del Rey

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

THE LION KING: THE SONGS

Various Artists

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

JACK ANTONOFF

Arizona Baby, Kevin Abstract (Album)

Lover, Taylor Swift (Album)

Norman F***ing Rockwell!, Lana Del Rey (Album)

Red Hearse, Red Hearse (Album)​

JOHN HILL

”Heat of the Summer,“ Young The Giant (Track)

”Hundred,” Khalid (Track)

”No Drug Like Me,” Carly Rae Jepsen (Track)

”Outta My Head,” Khalid with John Mayer (Track)

Social Cues, Cage The Elephant (Album)

”Superposition,” Young The Giant (Track)

”Too Much,” Carly Rae Jepsen (Track)

”Vertigo,” Khalid (Track)

”Zero” (from Ralph Breaks the Internet), Imagine Dragons (Track)

RICKY REED

Almost Free, Fidlar (Album)

“Burning,” Maggie Rogers (Track)

“Confidence,” X Ambassadors featuring K.Flay (Track)

“Juice,” Lizzo (Track)

“Kingdom of One,” Maren Morris (Track)

“Power Is Power,” SZA featuring The Weeknd & Travis Scott (Track)

“Tempo,” Lizzo featuring Missy Elliott (Track)

“Truth Hurts,” Lizzo (Track)

The Wrong Man, Ross Golan (Album)

Best Remixed Recording

MOTHER'S DAUGHTER (WUKIREMIX)

Wuki, remixer

Miley Cyrus

THE ONE (HIGH CONTRAST REMIX)

Lincoln Barrett, remixer

Jorja Smith