GRAMMY Awards

The GRAMMY Awards, established in 1958, is an awards ceremony held each year, by the US National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, for outstanding achievements in the music industry.

Asked by Harley Cassin in GRAMMY Awards, Music Awards and Events, Pop Music

What were the biggest Grammy nomination snubs this year?

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I’ll limit this answer to the four main categories (Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist). Fellow answerer Carmella Mosciski listed those nominees out here. I would say Maren Morris getting just one nomination (Best Country Duo/Group Performance for "Common" with Brandi Carlile) was the biggest surprise. Her eligible album, GIRL, won the CMA Award for Album of the Year, and she had a whole slew of nominations at that ceremony. That she didn’t get a nod from the Recording Academy in any of the big four categories, especially Album of the Year, was pretty shocking. The Jonas Brothers’ smash "Sucker" was a surprising absence from the Record of the Year category. The song is up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, but for such a chart-topping hit that was surrounded by a lot of excitement about the brothers’ return to music, it seemed like a no-brainer for a ROTY nod. For Best New Artist, I would say Megan Thee Stallion is probably the snub I least saw coming. The breakout rapper had a huge year, and she seemed like a pretty safe bet, but I guess the Recording Academy disagreed. Not only was she snubbed for Best New Artist, but she was also ignored in every other category. Another artist that got completely shut out of the ceremony is Halsey. Her single "Without Me" was a really strong contender for Song or Record of the Year, and that she didn’t get recognized at all was a bit disappointing. And finally, say what you will about Taylor Swift, but the week her album Lover was released, it sold more copies than the rest of the Billboard 200 combined. Maybe it didn’t have the cultural impact of Lil Nas X or of Ariana Grande’s thank u, next, but it was widely praised by critics and was a clear success among the masses. She did scoop up three nominations (Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Pop Vocal Album) so it’s not as if she’s being ignored outright, but I suspect the fact that she’s already won Album of the Year twice outweighed the merits of the album at hand.
Asked by Melvin Bayer in GRAMMY Awards, Entertainment & Arts, Music

Who got nominated for a Grammy in 2020?

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The list of Grammy nominees was just released, actually. Here are the nominees for the "big four" categories: Record of the Year: "Hey, Ma" by Bon Iver "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish "7 Rings" by Ariana Grande "Hard Place" by H.E.R. "Talk" by Khalid "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus "Truth Hurts" by Lizzo "Sunflower" by Post Malone and Swae Lee Album of the Year: i,i by Bon Iver Norman ______ Rockwell! by Lana Del Rey When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? by Billie Eilish thank u, next by Ariana Grande I Used To Know Her by H.E.R. 7 by Lil Nas X Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) by Lizzo Father of the Bride by Vampire Weekend Song of the Year: "Always Remember Us This Way" (Lady Gaga) written by Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey and Lori McKenna "Bad Guy" (Billie Eilish) written by Billie Eilish O'Connell and Finneas O'Connell "Bring My Flowers Now" (Tanya Tucker) written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth, and Tanya Tucker "Hard Place" (H.E.R.) written by Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris. H.E.R. and Rodney Jerkins "Lover" (Taylor Swift) written by Taylor Swift "Norman ______ Rockwell" (Lana Del Rey) written by Jack Antonoff and Lana Del Rey "Someone You Loved" (Lewis Capaldi) written by Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pere Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn, and Sam Roman "Truth Hurts" (Lizzo) written by Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson, and Jesse Saint John Best New Artist: Black Pumas Billie Eilish Lil Nas X Lizzo Maggie Rogers Rosalía Tank and the Bangas Yola Beyond that, the pop categories are particularly stacked this year. I'm pretty excited about those. The nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance are Beyoncé's "Spirit," Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy," Ariana Grande's "7 Rings," Lizzo's "Truth Hurts," and Taylor Swift's "You Need to Calm Down." The nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album are The Lion King: The Gift by Beyoncé, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? by Billie Eilish, thank u, next by Ariana Grande, No. 6 Collaborations Project by Ed Sheeran, and Lover by Taylor Swift. Other people are free to list the nominees in their favorite categories! The full list of nominees can be found here.
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When are the Grammy Awards?

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2014 Grammy Awards: The 56th Annual Grammy Awards are on Sunday, January 26, 2014. The show will broadcast on CBS at 8:00 p.m. ET/P.
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How long is the red carpet at the Grammy Awards?

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as long as it needs to be is longer or shorter i different places