The 2020 Grammy Hip Hop Nominations Are Here: Check the List

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2020 grammys nominations

The 2020 Grammys are looking up for the rap industry.

With the 62nd annual Grammys underway in 2020, we’re finally greeted with nominations to suit the coming year. 2019 was a hefty year for music drops, and the decade is coming to a close with a bang.

Even YBN Cordae made a nomination for his recent album, alongside Nipsey Hussle being nominated for 3 posthumous nominations. We get a good mix of talent across the board, and we’re excited for the final results.

The 2020 Grammys will be held on January 26th, so be on the lookout in 2 months. For now, check the exclusive hip hop nominations for the upcoming Grammys, and peep the full list of nominations for all genres here.

Album of the Year
Lil Nas X – 7

Record of the Year
Billie Eilish – Bad Guy
Ariana Grande – 7 rings
H.E.R. – Hard Place
Khalid – Talk
Lil Nas X – Old Town Road
Lizzo – Truth Hurts
Post Malone – Sunflower

Best New Artist
Lil Nas X

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Ariana Grande & the Social House – Boyfriend
Lil Nas X feat. Billy Ray Cyrus- Old Town Road
Post Malone feat. Swae Lee – Sunflower

Best Rap Album
Dreamville – Revenge of the Dreamers III
Meek Mill – Championships
21 Savage – I Am > I Was
Tyler, the Creator – IGOR
YBN Cordae – The Lost Boy

Best Rap Performance
J. Cole – Middle Child
DaBaby – Suge
Dreamville feat. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy – Down Bad
Nipsey Hussle Featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle
Offset feat. Cardi B – Clout

Best Rap/Sung Performance
DJ Khaled Featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – Higher
Lil Baby & Gunna – Drip Too Hard
Lil Nas X – Panini
Mustard feat. Roddy Ricch – Ballin
Young Thug feat. J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London

Best Rap Song
YBN Cordae feat. Chance The Rapper – Bad Idea
Rick Ross feat. Drake – Gold Roses
21 Savage feat. J. Cole – A Lot
Nipsey Hussle feat. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle
DaBaby – Suge

Best R&B Performance
Daniel Caesar – Love Again [ft. Brandy]
H.E.R. – Could’ve Been [ft. Bryson Tiller]
Lizzo – Exactly How I Feel [ft. Gucci Mane]
Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo
Anderson .Paak – Come Home [ft. Andre 3000]

Best Traditional R&B Performance
BJ The Chicago Kid – Time Today
India.Arie – Steady Love
Lizzo – Jerome
Lucky Daye – Real Games
PJ Morton feat. Jazmine Sullivan – Built for Love

Best R&B Song
H.E.R. feat. Bryston Tiller – Could’ve Been
Emily King – Look At Me Now
Chris Brown feat. Drake – No Guidance
Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo
PJ Morton feat. JoJo – Say So

Best R&B Album
BJ The Chicago Kid – 1123
Lucky Daye – Painted
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
PJ Morton – Paul
Anderson .Paak – Ventura

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