Billie, Batiste & Brandi are the Big Grammy Nominees
Jon Batiste, Billie Eilish and Brandi Carlile are among the big nominees at the Grammy Awards Sunday night.
Batiste leads all artists with 11 nominations, including Record of the Year for “Freedom,” Album of the Year and Best R&B Album for We Are, plus nods in the Jazz, American Roots, Classical and Music for Visual Media fields.
Eilish has seven nominations, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Music Video for “Happier Than Ever,” plus Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Music Film.
Carlile has five nominations, including Record of the Year for “Right on Time” and Song of the Year for “Right on Time” and “A Beautiful Noise,” her duet with Alicia Keys.
Foo Fighters are up for three awards — Best Rock Album for Medicine at Midnight, Best Rock Performance for “Making a Fire” and Best Rock Song for “Waiting on a War.”
Chris Stapleton also has three nominations, including Best Country Album for Starting Over and Best Country Solo Performance for “You Should Probably Leave.”
Paul McCartney, Chris Cornell and Black Pumas each have two nominations. McCartney is up for Best Rock Song for “Find My Way” and Best Rock Album for McCartney 3. Cornell’s cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U” is up for Best Rock Performance while No One Sings Like You Anymore Volume 1 is up for Best Rock Album. Black Pumas are up for Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Album for Capitol Cuts – Live From Studio A.
Glass Animals, Finneas and Japanese Breakfast are all up for Best New Artist, and Japanese Breakfast is up for Best Alternative Music Album.
Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys has two nominations — one for Best Contemporary Blues Album for the duo’s Delta Kream and one for Best American Roots Song as one of the writers on Yola’s “Diamond Studded Shoes.” Kacey Musgraves also has two nominations.
Other acts up for single awards include Jackson Browne, Bob Dylan, Taylor Swift, Jack Antonoff of Bleachers, Coldplay, Norah Jones, Jason Isbell, Los Lobos, John Hiatt, St. Vincent, Kings of Leon, Stewart Copeland of The Police, Rivers Cuomo of Weezer and David Byrne. Head to Grammy.com for the complete list of nominations.
Jon Batiste, Brandi Carlile, Billie Eilish and Chris Stapleton will all perform on the awards, which air live on CBS. Trevor Noah is the host.