Drake, Shawn Mendes, Diana Krall among Canadians up for Grammys

Drake, Shawn Mendes, Diana Krall among Canadians up for Grammys

Drake, Shawn Mendes, Diana Krall among Canadians up for Grammys

Lamar was nominated for the Black Panther album compilation he executive produced for the blockbuster film. The pride of Pickering, Ont., Mendes also has a chance for song of the year, for In My Blood. Record of the Year is for the finished product and goes to the artist, producer and engineers; the song also received a nomination for Song of the Year, a songwriters award, but Morris was not among the songwriters.

Drake is right behind Kendrick with 7 nominations.

Grande, who has never won a Grammy, was only nominated for best pop vocal album for "Sweetener" and best pop solo performance for "God is a Woman".

Just behind Lamar in number of nominations is Drake, who earned seven.

Six of the 2019 nominees for Best New Artist are women, whose presence in the top categories marked a sharp departure from the previous gala, which saw women snubbed in the major prizes.

Having secured four Grammy nominations, Greta Van Fleet is officially overhyped.

"I feel honoured and truly grateful that an album created independently and supported by Tads Records has been recognized by such a prestigious organization as the Academy Awards group". Some people believe that he isn't talented and simply just says his songs, while others think his music is only for his Canadian supporters who would love him no matter what.

Cardi B nominated for album of the year
Cardi B nominated for album of the year

Grande, who on Thursday won Billboard's Woman of the Year accolade, and Cuban-born Cabello were relegated to two apiece in the pop album and pop single categories.

The American artiste was announced as the top contender with eight nominations, including seven for his musical composition for the Marvel Studio's Black Panther.

Rapper Kanye West has received 69 Grammys nominations to-date, some of which were in coveted categories such as Album Of The Year and Song Of The Year.

For his smash self-titled LP, Shawn Mendes is in the running for best pop vocal album. R&B legend Toni Braxton walked away with three nods, including Best R&B Performance, Best R&B, Song and Best R&B Album for Sex and Cigarettes.

Some acts scored their first nominations ever, including Florida Georgia Line, whose megahit "Meant to Be" with Rexha is up best country duo/group performance.

To be sure, Post Malone has a talent for hit-making.

It's been a tough week for Cardi B following her split from husband Offset, but the Grammys 2019 nominations have given her something to celebrate.

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