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See the full list of nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards

KC Orcutt

 // Nov 28, 2017

Nominations for the 60th Annual Grammy Awards were announced earlier Today (Nov. 28) with many hip-hop and R&B fans feeling quite pleased with how the cards fell this year.

As announced by the official Grammy board, this year's nominations include a handful of first-time nominees, as well as features JAY-Z, SZA and Kendrick Lamar helping to lead the pack.

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K.Dot was nominated for seven awards, including Record of the Year ("HUMBLE.") and Album of the Year (DAMN.), while Hov earned eight this year, including for Record of the Year ("The Story of O.J."), Song of the Year ("4:44") and Album of the Year (4:44).

The Weeknd, Childish Gambino, Khalid, SZA, Lil Uzi Vert, Migos, Rapsody, Tyler, The Creator and Cardi B, among others, also appeared on the nominations list this year.

Other important observations surrounding this year's nominations include the fact that SZA is the most-nominated female artist, "Despacito" could make history if it wins Song of the Year as the first Spanish-language song to do so and that this year marks the first in history a white male was not nominated for Album of the Year.

To learn more about how this year's Grammy's is poised to make history, as well as mark a long-awaited cultural shift regarding award show recognition, check out REVOLT's break down here.

See the full nominations for the 2018 Grammy Awards below.

Record of the Year

(This award goes to the Artist, the producer(s), recording engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.)

"Redbone," Childish Gambino, Ludwig Goransson, producer; Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson, Riley Mackin & Ruben Rivera, engineers/mixers; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer

"Despacito," Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber, Josh Gudwin, Mauricio Rengifo & Andrés Torres, producers; Josh Gudwin & Jaycen Joshua, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

"The Story of O.J.," JAY-Z & No I.D., producers; Jimmy Douglas & Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

"Humble," Kendrick Lamar, Mike Will Made-It, producer; Derek "MixedByAli" Ali, James Hunt & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

"24K Magic," Bruno Mars, Shampoo Press & Curl, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer

Album of the Year

(Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.)

Awaken, My Love!, Childish Gambino, Ludwig Goransson, producer; Bryan Carrigan, Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson, Riley Mackin & Ruben Rivera, engineers/mixers; Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer

4:44, JAY-Z, JAY-Z & No I.D., producers; Jimmy Douglas & Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, engineers/mixers; Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

DAMN., Kendrick Lamar, DJ Dahi, Sounwave & Anthony Tiffith, producers; Derek "MixedByAli" Ali, James Hunt & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; K. Duckworth, D. Natche, M. Spears & A. Tiffith, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

Melodrama, Lorde, Jack Antonoff & Lorde, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Laura Sisk, engineers/mixers; Jack Antonoff & Ella Yelich-O'Connor, songwriters; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer

24K Magic, Bruno Mars, Shampoo Press & Curl, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence & Bruno Mars, songwriters; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer

Song of the Year

(A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.)

"Despacito," Ramón Ayala, Justin Bieber, Jason "Poo Bear" Boyd, Erika Ender, Luis Fonsi & Marty James Garton, songwriters (Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber)

"4:44," Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (JAY-Z)

"Issues," Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)

"1-800-273-8255," Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury & Khalid Robinson, songwriters (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)

"That's What I Like," Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles McCullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars)

Best New Artist

Khalid

Lil Uzi Vert

Julia Michaels

SZA

Best Urban Contemporary Album

(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded contemporary vocal tracks derivative of R&B.)

Free 6LACK, 6LACK

"Awaken, My Love!," Childish Gambino

American Teen, , Khalid

Ctrl, SZA

Starboy, The Weeknd

Best R&B Album

(For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new R&B recordings.)

Freudian, Daniel Caesar

Let Love Rule, Ledisi

24K Magic, Bruno Mars

Gumbo, PJ Morton

Feel The Real, Musiq Soulchild

Best Rap Performance (For a rap performance, singles or tracks only.)

"Bounce Back," Big Sean

"Bodak Yellow," Cardi B

"4:44," JAY-Z

"Humble," Kendrick Lamar

"Bad and Boujee," Migos Featuring Lil Uzi Vert

Best Rap/Sung Performance

(For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and rap.)

"PRBLMS," 6LACK

"Crew," Goldlink Featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy

"Family Feud," JAY-Z Featuring Beyoncé

"Loyalty," Kendrick Lamar Featuring Rihanna

"Love Galore," SZA Featuring Travis Scott

Best Rap Song

(A song must contain music and lyrics and must be either a new song or a song first achieving prominence during the eligibility year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.))

"Bodak Yellow," Dieuson Octave, Klenord Raphael, Shaftizm, Jordan Thorpe, Washpoppin & J White, songwriters (Cardi B)

"Chase Me," Judah Bauer, Brian Burton, Hector Delgado, Jaime Meline, Antwan Patton, Michael Render, Russell Simins & Jon Spencer, songwriters (Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi)

"Humble.," K. Duckworth, Asheton Hogan & M. Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

"Sassy," E. Gabouer & M. Evans, songwriters (Rapsody)

"The Story Of O.J.," Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (JAY-Z)

Best Rap Album

4:44, JAY-Z

DAMN., Kendrick Lamar

Culture, Migos

Laila's Wisdom, Rapsody

_Flower Boy, _Tyler, The Creator

Best Traditional R&B Performance

"Laugh And Move On" – The Baylor Project

"Redbone" – Childish Gambino

"What I'm Feelin'" – Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones

"All The Way" – Ledisi

"Still" – Mali Music

Best Dance Recording

"Bambro Koyo Ganda" – Bonobo feat. Innov Gnawa

"Cola" – Camelphat & Elderbrook

"Andromeda" – Gorillaz feat. DRAM

"Tonite" – LCD Soundsystem

"Line Of Sight" – Odesza feat. WYNNE & Mansionair

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Calvin Harris

Greg Kurstin

Blake Mills

No I.D.

The Stereotypes

Best Music Video

"Up All Night" – Beck

"Makeba" – Jain

"The Story Of O.J." – JAY-Z

"Humble." – Kendrick Lamar

"1-800-273-8255" – Logic feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid

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