Eminem, Drake and More Earn Best Rap Song Nomination for 2019 Grammy Awards
Today (Dec. 7), singers Shawn Mendes, Janelle Monáe, Alessia Cara and Apple Music's Zane Lowe revealed the nominees during a ceremony on CBS This Morning. The top-tier singers and the Beats 1 radio host revealed the list of nods in the top Grammy categories including record of the year, album of the year, song of the year and best new artist.
Eminem's "Lucky You" featuring Joyner Lucas off the Shady Records CEO's Kamikaze album was nominated. This is Lucas' first time being nominated for a Grammy, and it looks like he's double dipping. His visual for "I'm Not Racist" was nominated for Best Music Video at this year's awards shows.
Keeping things focused on the Best Rap Song category, Jay Rock's powerful banger "Win" was also nominated, as was "King's Dead," which is a Kendrick Lamar, Future and James Blake-featuring Black Panther soundtrack song Jay Rock features on. Taking things to Texas, Travis Scott's Drake-assisted Astroworld single "Sicko Mode" also got a nomination. Speaking of the OVO Sound founder, Drake's first single off his Scorpion album "God's Plan" was also nominated for Best Rap song.
The Grammy nominationss come shortly after Kendrick Lamar was nominated for a Golden Globe for his work on the Black Panther soundtrack. Childish Gambino was also nominated for a Golden Globe after his work in FX's Atlanta and a Grammy for his song "This Is America" and "Feels Like Summer."
The 61st annual Grammy Awards are set to air live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 10, on CBS at 8 p.m. EST.
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