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Grammys 2018 nominations list: Bruno Mars, Jay-Z, Kelly Clarkson, more

Hip-hop dominated the Grammy nominations for 2018 with Jay-Z landing eight nods. He will face off against a number of artists including Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar who are both nominated for album of the year and record of the year.

James Corden will host the 60th Grammy Awards from Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28.

Best pop solo performance

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The nominees for best pop solo performance are: "Love So Soft" by Kelly Clarkson (pictured), "Praying" by Kesha, "Million Reasons" by Lady Gaga, "What About Us" by Pink and "Shape of You" by Ed Sheeran.

Song of the year

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The Grammy nominees for 2018 song of the year are: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, "4:44" by Jay-Z, "Issues" by Julia Michaels, "1-800-273-8255" by Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid and "That's What I Like" by Bruno Mars.

Record of the year

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Nominees for 2018 record of the year are "Redbone" by Childish Gambino, "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, "The Story of O.J." by Jay-Z, "Humble" by Kendrick Lamar and "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars (pictured).

Best pop vocal album

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The Grammy nominees for 2018 best pop vocal album are: "Rainbow" by Kesha (pictured), "Kaleidoscope EP" by Coldplay, "Lust for Life" by Lana Del Rey, "Evolve" by Imagine Dragons, "Joanne" by Lady Gaga and "Divide" by Ed Sheeran.

Best pop duo/group performance

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The nominees for best pop duo/group performance are: "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee featuring Justin Bieber, "Something Just Like This" by The Chainsmokers and Coldplay, "Thunder" by Imagine Dragons (pictured), "Feel It Still" by Portugal. The Man and "Stay" by Zedd and Alessia Cara.

Album of the year

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"Awaken, My Love!" by Childish Gambino, "4:44" by Jay-Z (pictured), "DAMN." by Kendrick Lamar, "Melodrama" by Lorde and "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars are the nominees for the 2018 album of the year Grammy award.

Best urban contemporary album

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The nominees for best urban contemporary album are: "Starboy" by The Weeknd (pictured), "Free 6lack" by 6lack, "Awaken, My Love!" by Childish Gambino, "American Teen" by Khalid and "Ctrl" by SZA.

Best new artist

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Alessia Cara, Khalid, Lil Uzi Vert, Julia Michaels and SZA (pictured) are nominated for the 2018 best new artist Grammy award.

Best rock album

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Metallica's "Hardwired...To Self-Destruct" (pictured), Mastodon's "Emperor of Sand," Nothing More's "The Stories We Tell Ourselves," Queens of the Stone Age's "Villains" and The War On Drugs' "A Deeper Understanding" are all nominated for best rock album.

Best country album

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The Grammy nominees for 2018 best country album: "Cosmic Hallelujah" by Kenny Chesney, "Heart Break" by Lady Antebellum, "The Breaker" by Little Big Town, "Life Changes" by Thomas Rhett (pictured) and "From A Room: Volume 1" by Chris Stapleton.

Best music video

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Nominees for the 2018 best music video are: "Up All Night" by Beck, "Makeba" by Jain, "The Story of O.J." by Jay-Z, "Humble" by Kendrick Lamar (pictured) and "1-800-273-8255" by Logic featuring Alessia Cara and Khalid.

Best rap album

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The nominees for best rap album are: "4:44" by Jay-Z, "DAMN." by Kendrick Lamar, "Culture" by Migos, "Laila's Wisdom" by Rapsody and "Flower Boy" by Tyler, the Creator (pictured). 

Best dance/electronic album

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The nominees for best dance/electronic album are: "Migration" by Bonobo, "3-D The Catalogue" by Kraftwerk, "Mura Masa's self-titled album (pictured), "A Moment Apart" by Odesza and "What Now" by Sylvan Esso.

Best R&B album

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The nominees for best R&B album are: "Freudian" by Daniel Caesar (pictured), "Let Love Rule" by Ledisi, "24K Magic" by Bruno Mars, "Gumbo" by PJ Morton and "Feel the Real" by Musiq Soulchild.

Best alternative music album

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"Everything Now" by Arcade Fire (pictured), "Humanz" by Gorillaz, "American Dream" by LCD Soundsystem, "Pure Comedy" by Father John Misty and "Sleep Well Beast" by The National are nominated for best alternative music album.

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