As with previous year, hip-hop dominated across the board - though in 2018, the Recording Academy fell under sharp criticism after rap mogul Jay-Z left empty-handed and Lamar was shut out of the general categories.
While male acts dominated the nominations in the main categories last year, five of this year's best album nominees are women, with Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, HER, Janelle Monae and Kacey Musgraves competing against Drake, Post Malone and the Black Panther soundtrack. Lamar's "All the Stars" is up for both Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Most notably, Scorpion was nominated for Album Of The Year, while "God's Plan" was nominated for Record Of The Year and Song Of The Year.
The Invasion of Privacy rapper woke up on Friday to a total of five nominations, making her and Lady Gaga the most nominated female artists at the 2019 Grammys.
In May, the head of the Recording Academy - which includes more than 13,000 music professionals - said he would step aside when his contract expires near year, amid outrage after he said women artists should "step up".
In the always confusing best new artist category - which isn't really about a "new" artist so much as one who may have been obscure for years before making a commercial impact - the nominees ranged from genuine newcomers to veteran road warriors who finally broke through. That's because her two Grammy nods a year ago disqualify her from a best new artist award.
Her saucy summer hit "I Like It" - which features Puerto Rican Latin trap artist Bad Bunny and Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin - is among those up for Record of the Year.
Yet Western Washington's humble Americana star found herself - deservedly so - nominated for a whopping six awards, trailing only King Kendrick (eight) and the "God's Plan" rapper (seven) who recently rocked the Tacoma Dome.
After leading nominations past year, however, Jay-Z and his pop queen wife Beyonce were left out of the top categories despite acclaim for their joint project "Everything is Love". But her chart-topping 2017 album, "Reputation", was snubbed other than a nomination for best pop vocal album.
Pakistan slip to 7th after series loss to New Zealand The victory gave New Zealand a 2-1 series win after they had taken the first Test by a narrow four-run margin at the same venue. The pair's 201-run partnership for the fourth wicket ended when Azhar became off-spinner Somerville's first test victim.
‘Mortal Kombat 11’ Launches Worldwide in April According to the PlayStation description of the promo, the new games give users "unprecedented control to customise characters". This custom character variation system seems to be the natural evolution of Mortal Kombat X's pre-set character variations.
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Washington and Pyongyang had been locked in a diplomatic standoff for weeks over which side would make concessions first. Wait.haven't we heard this before? The latest CNN analysis is in addition to these past reports.
It is reported by Roscosmos on Monday, December 3, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent. That triggered the Soyuz spacecraft's launch abort system, sending the spacecraft away from the damaged rocket.
Of the 1,300 or so absentee ballot requests Bladen County received, Dowless turned in nearly half of those on behalf of voters. Republican Mark Harris leads Democrat Dan McCready by about 900 votes, according to unofficial results in the 9th District .
Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu , toured the operation's area with a group of foreign ambassadors Thursday. The footage shows two people walking towards the camera; they are scared off by what appears to be a small explosion.
Soon, Democrats may have one of those send-them-to-Gimbels/send-them-to-Macy's moment on their hands just in time for Christmas. If she pays her interns 15 an hour, she'll make it around two-and-a-half months before she's out of money.
The Houthis had required the travel before their delegation leaving for Sweden to participate in the peace talks. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed his support for the talks in a tweet on Monday.
Former Cubs infielder Luis Valbuena was killed in an auto accident Thursday night in his native Venezuela. Valbuena was now a free agent, but he spent his last two seasons with the Los Angeles Angels .
ECG app coming to Apple Watch Series 4 today
In order to take an ECG, users just need to place their finger on the digital crown and rest will be done by the Watch. Tim Cook said in an interview today that improving people's health will be Apple's greatest contribution to mankind .
Trump says he'll nominate Barr for attorney general
Barr later worked as a corporate general counsel and is now of counsel at a prominent global law firm, Kirkland & Ellis LLP. A well-known conservative lawyer, Mr Barr held the role under President George H W Bush from 1991 to 1993.
Wisconsin governor urged to veto bills weakening Democrats
That decision - whether to join or withdraw from this kind of litigation - has been one for the attorney general and governor. Last night, that legislature voted to not just limit Democrats' power, but to actually make it harder for people to even vote.
Police give all clear after bomb threat at NY offices
A bomb squad was on standby outside the building as police officers search the offices, a law enforcement source said. But police later said there was no evidence of any explosives inside the building, the station reported .