News Arctic Monkeys, Janelle Monáe, Dua Lipa and more up for GRAMMYs

Arctic Monkeys, Janelle Monáe, Dua Lipa and more up for GRAMMYs

‘Dirty Computer’ is up for Album of the Year.

The nominations for next year’s GRAMMYs were announced on Friday afternoon - with Arctic Monkeys, Janelle Monáe, Dua Lipa and more up for the famous gongs.

‘Dirty Computer’ is on the list for the coveted Album of the Year, alongside Cardi B’s ‘Invasion of Privacy’, Brandi Carlile’s ‘By The Way I Forgive You’, Drake’s ‘Scorpion’, H.E.R’s self-titled, Post Malone’s ‘Beerbongs & Bentleys’, Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Golden Hour’ and the Black Panther soundtrack.

Dua Lipa and Jorja Smith are among those nominated for Best New Artist, Sophie’s ‘Oil of Every Pearl’s Un-sides’, Sofi Tukker’s ‘Treehouse’ and Jon Hopkins’ ‘Singularity’ are on the list for Best Dance/Electronic Album, and Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Four Out Of Five’ is up for Best Rock Performance.

St Vincent and Jack Antonoff are nominated for Best Rock Song for ‘MASSEDUCTION’, and Best Rock Album features Fall Out Boy’s ‘M A N I A’ and Weezer’s ‘Pacific Daydream’.

Meanwhile Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino’, Beck’s ‘Colors’, Björk’s ‘Utopia’, David Byrne’s ‘American Utopia’ and St Vincent’s ‘MASSEDUCTION’ are all up for Best Alternative Music Album.

Head here for the full (very long) list of nominees in all categories.

More like this

In The Studio with… Goat Girl

In The Studio with… Goat Girl

The South London quartet’s self-titled opener made for one of 2018’s most adventurous debuts. Heading into their imminent second, Goat Girl are older, wiser and sticking even further to their guns.

Naked Ambition: The Nude Party

Naked Ambition: The Nude Party

The Catskills sextet might deal in good, old-fashioned rock’n’roll, but amid the late nights and giddy highs we find a band prepared to knuckle down and put in the hours to keep the dream alive.

Talking ‘Bout My Generation: Will Butler

Talking ‘Bout My Generation: Will Butler

Not content with being one sixth of one of this century’s most innovative bands, Will Butler can now add ‘Harvard graduate’ and a second solo album full of curious, questioning brilliance to his CV.