Grammy Awards 2024: SZA Leads With 9 Total Nominations

Winners at the 2023 ceremony included Harry Styles, whose 'Harry's House' album proved victorious in the Album of the Year category. The category should again prove particularly competitive this year.

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SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, and Taylor Swift all made strong showings among the 2024 class of Grammy Awards nominees, announced today.

Leading this year’s nominees class is SZA with nine total nominations, while Bridgers and Swift seven and six, respectively. Also earning six total nominations are Jack Antonoff, Jon Batiste, Bridgers’ boygenius group, Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, and Olivia Rodrigo.

Below, see a list of select 2024 nominees. Other highlights this time around include Best Rap Album nods for Drake and 21 Savage’s Her Loss and Travis Scott’s UTOPIA, a Best Rap Song nod for Lil Uzi Vert’s blockbuster “Just Wanna Rock,” and more. Winners will be announced at the 2024 Grammys ceremony on Feb. 4, live from the Arena in Los Angeles.

New to the proceedings this year are the Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz Album, and Best Pop Dance Recording categories. Additionally, the Recording Academy has capped the maximum number of nominees in the main categories (i.e. Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist) at eight.

For more info, including a more detailed list of nominees, see here.

Album of the Year

  • World Music Radio Jon Batiste
  • the record boygenius
  • Endless Summer Vacation Miley Cyrus
  • Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd Lana Del Rey
  • The Age of Pleasure Janelle Monáe
  • GUTS Olivia Rodrigo
  • Midnights Taylor Swift

Record of the Year

  • "Worship" Jon Batiste
  • "Not Strong Enough" boygenius
  • "Flowers" Miley Cyrus
  • "What Was I Made For?" [From The Motion Picture Barbie] Billie Eilish
  • "On My Mama" Victoria Monét
  • "Vampire" Olivia Rodrigo
  • "Anti-Hero" Taylor Swift
  • "Kill Bill" SZA

Song of the Year

  • "A&W" Jack Antonoff, Lana Del Rey & Sam Dew, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
  • "Anti-Hero" Jack Antonoff & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
  • "Butterfly" Jon Batiste & Dan Wilson, songwriters (Jon Batiste)
  • "Dance The Night (From Barbie The Album) Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Dua Lipa)
  • "Flowers" Miley Cyrus, Gregory Aldae Hein & Michael Pollack, songwriters (Miley Cyrus)
  • "Kill Bill" Rob Bisel, Carter Lang & Solána Rowe, songwriters (SZA)
  • "Vampire" Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo, songwriters (Olivia Rodrigo)
  • "What Was I Made For?" [From The Motion Picture Barbie] Billie Eilish O'Connell & Finneas O'Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

Best Rap Album

  • Her Loss Drake & 21 Savage
  • MICHAEL Killer Mike
  • HEROES & VILLAINS Metro Boomin
  • King's Disease III Nas
  • UTOPIA Travis Scott

Best Rap Performance

  • "The Hillbillies" Baby Keem Featuring Kendrick Lamar
  • "Love Letter" Black Thought
  • "Rich Flex" Drake & 21 Savage
  • "SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS" Killer Mike Featuring André 3000, Future And Eryn Allen Kane
  • "Players" Coi Leray

Best Rap Song

  • "Attention" Rogét Chahayed, Amala Zandile Dlamini & Ari Starace, songwriters (Doja Cat)
  • "Barbie World [From Barbie The Album]" Isis Naija Gaston, Ephrem Louis Lopez Jr. & Onika Maraj, songwriters (Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice Featuring Aqua)
  • "Just Wanna Rock" Mohamad Camara, Symere Woods & Javier Mercado, songwriters (Lil Uzi Vert)
  • "Rich Flex" Brytavious Chambers, Isaac "Zac" De Boni, Aubrey Graham, J. Gwin, Anderson Hernandez, Michael "Finatik" Mule & Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, songwriters (Drake & 21 Savage)
  • "SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS" Andre Benjamin, Paul Beauregard, James Blake, Michael Render, Tim Moore & Dion Wilson, songwriters (Killer Mike Featuring André 3000, Future And Eryn Allen Kane)

Best New Artist

  • Gracie Abrams
  • Fred again..
  • Ice Spice
  • Jelly Roll
  • Coco Jones
  • Noah Kahan
  • Victoria Monét
  • The War And Treaty

Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Edgar Barrera
  • Jessie Jo Dillon
  • Shane McAnally
  • Theron Thomas
  • Justin Tranter

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Jack Antonoff
  • Dernst "D'Mile" Emile II
  • Hit-Boy
  • Metro Boomin
  • Daniel Nigro

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • "Flowers" Miley Cyrus
  • "Paint The Town Red" Doja Cat
  • "What Was I Made For?" [From The Motion Picture Barbie] Billie Eilish
  • "Vampire" Olivia Rodrigo
  • "Anti-Hero" Taylor Swift

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • "Thousand Miles" Miley Cyrus f/ Brandi Carlile
  • "Candy Necklace" Lana Del Rey f/ Jon Batiste
  • "Never Felt So Alone" Labrinth f/ Billie Eilish
  • "Karma" Taylor Swift f/ Ice Spice
  • "Ghost In The Machine" SZA f/ Phoebe Bridgers

Best Pop Dance Recording

  • "Baby Don't Hurt Me" David Guetta, Anne-Marie & Coi Leray
  • "Miracle" Calvin Harris f/ Ellie Goulding
  • "Padam Padam" Kylie Minogue
  • "One In A Million" Bebe Rexha & David Guetta
  • "Rush" Troye Sivan

Best Rock Album

  • But Here We Are, Foo Fighters
  • Starcatcher, Greta Van Fleet
  • 72 Seasons, Metallica
  • This Is Why, Paramore
  • In Times New Roman..., Queens Of The Stone Age

Best Alternative Music Performance 

  • "Belinda Says" Alvvays
  • "Body Paint" Arctic Monkeys
  • "Cool About It" boygenius
  • "A&W" Lana Del Rey
  • "This Is Why" Paramore

Best Alternative Music Album

  • The Car, Arctic Monkeys
  • The Record, boygenius
  • Did You Know That There's A Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd, Lana Del Rey
  • Cracker Island, Gorillaz
  • I Inside The Old Year Dying, PJ Harvey

Best R&B Performance

  • "Summer Too Hot" Chris Brown
  • "Back To Love" Robert Glasper Featuring SiR & Alex Isley
  • "ICU" Coco Jones
  • "How Does It Make You Feel" Victoria Monét
  • "Kill Bill" SZA

Best R&B Album

  • Girls Night Out Babyface
  • What I Didn't Tell You (Deluxe) Coco Jones
  • Special Occasion Emily King
  • JAGUAR II Victoria Monét
  • CLEAR 2: SOFT LIFE EP Summer Walker

Best Melodic Rap Performance

  • "Sittin' On Top Of The World" Burna Boy Featuring 21 Savage
  • "Attention" Doja Cat
  • "Spin Bout U" Drake & 21 Savage
  • "All My Life" Lil Durk Featuring J. Cole
  • "Low" SZA

Best Alternative Jazz Album

  • Love In Exile Arooj Aftab, Vijay Iyer, Shahzad Ismaily
  • Quality Over Opinion Louis Cole
  • SuperBlue: The Iridescent Spree Kurt Elling, Charlie Hunter, SuperBlue
  • Live At The Piano Cory Henry
  • The Omnichord Real Book Meshell Ndegeocello

Best Country Solo Performance

  • "In Your Love" Tyler Childers
  • "Buried" Brandy Clark
  • "Fast Car" Luke Combs
  • "The Last Thing On My Mind" Dolly Parton
  • "White Horse" Chris Stapleton

Best Country Album

  • Rolling Up The Welcome Mat Kelsea Ballerini
  • Brothers Osborne Brothers Osborne
  • Zach Bryan Zach Bryan
  • Rustin' In The Rain Tyler Childers
  • Bell Bottom Country Lainey Wilson

Best Latin Pop Album

  • La Cuarta Hoja Pablo Alborán
  • Beautiful Humans, Vol. 1 AleMor
  • A Ciegas Paula Arenas
  • La Neta Pedro Capó
  • Don Juan Maluma
  • X Mí (Vol. 1) Gaby Moreno

Best Musica Mexicana Album

  • Bordado A Mano Ana Bárbara
  • La Sánchez Lila Downs
  • Motherflower Flor De Toloache
  • Amor Como En Las Películas De Antes Lupita Infante
  • GÉNESIS Peso Pluma

Best African Music Performance

  • "Amapiano" ASAKE & Olamide
  • "City Boys" Burna Boy
  • "UNAVAILABLE" Davido Featuring Musa Keys
  • "Rush" Ayra Starr
  • "Water" Tyla

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • Barbie Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, composers
  • Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Ludwig Göransson, composer
  • The Fabelmans John Williams, composer
  • Indiana Jones And The Dial Of Destiny John Williams, composer
  • Oppenheimer Ludwig Göransson, composer

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • "Barbie World [From Barbie The Album] Naija Gaston, Ephrem Louis Lopez Jr. & Onika Maraj, songwriters (Nicki Minaj & Ice Spice Featuring Aqua)
  • "Dance The Night" [From Barbie The Album] Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Dua Lipa)
  • "I'm Just Ken" [From Barbie The Album] Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Ryan Gosling)
  • "Lift Me Up" [From Black Panther: Wakanda Forever - Music From And Inspired By] Ryan Coogler, Ludwig Göransson, Robyn Fenty & Temilade Openiyi, songwriters (Rihanna)
  • "What Was I Made For?" [From Barbie The Album] Billie Eilish O'Connell & Finneas O'Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

Best Progressive R&B Album

  • Since I Have A Lover 6LACK
  • The Love Album: Off The Grid Diddy
  • Nova Terrace Martin And James Fauntleroy
  • The Age Of Pleasure Janelle Monáe

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • "Simple" Babyface Featuring Coco Jones
  • "Lucky" Kenyon Dixon
  • "Hollywood" Victoria Monét Featuring Earth, Wind & Fire & Hazel Monét
  • "Good Morning" PJ Morton Featuring Susan Carol
  • "Love Language" SZA

Best R&B Song

  • "Angel" Halle Bailey, Theron Feemster & Coleridge Tillman, songwriters (Halle)
  • "Back To Love" Darryl Andrew Farris, Robert Glasper & Alexandra Isley, songwriters (Robert Glasper Featuring SiR & Alex Isley)
  • "ICU" Darhyl Camper Jr., Courtney Jones, Raymond Komba & Roy Keisha Rockette, songwriters (Coco Jones)
  • "On My Mama" Dernst Emile II, Jeff Gitelman, Victoria Monét, Kyla Moscovich, Jamil Pierre & Charles Williams, songwriters (Victoria Monét)
  • "Snooze" Kenny B. Edmonds, Blair Ferguson, Khris Riddick-Tynes, Solána Rowe & Leon Thomas, songwriters (SZA)

Best Rock Song

  • "Angry" Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Andrew Watt, songwriters (The Rolling Stones)
  • "Ballad Of A Homeschooled Girl" Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo, songwriters (Olivia Rodrigo)
  • "Emotion Sickness" Dean Fertita, Joshua Homme, Michael Shuman, Jon Theodore & Troy Van Leeuwen, songwriters (Queens Of The Stone Age)
  • "Not Strong Enough" Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers & Lucy Dacus, songwriters (boygenius)
  • "Rescued" Dave Grohl, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Performance

  • "Sculptures Of Anything Goes" Arctic Monkeys
  • "More Than A Love Song" Black Pumas
  • "Not Strong Enough" boygenius
  • "Rescued" Foo Fighters
  • "Lux Æterna" Metallica

Best Metal Performance

  • "Bad Man" Disturbed
  • "Phantom Of The Opera" Ghost
  • "72 Seasons" Metallica
  • "Hive Mind" Slipknot
  • "Jaded" Spiritbox

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Chemistry Kelly Clarkson
  • Endless Summer Vacation Miley Cyrus
  • GUTS Olivia Rodrigo
  • (Subtract) Ed Sheeran
  • Midnights Taylor Swift

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Playing Robots Into Heaven James Blake
  • For That Beautiful Feeling The Chemical Brothers
  • Actual Life 3 (January 1 - September 9 2022) Fred again..
  • Kx5 Kx5
  • Quest For Fire Skrillex

Best Dance/Electronic Recording

  • "Blackbox Life Recorder 21F" Aphex Twin
  • "Loading" James Blake
  • "Higher Than Ever Before" Disclosure
  • "Strong" Romy & Fred again..
  • "Rumble" Skrillex, Fred again.. & Flowdan

Best Country Song

  • "Buried Brandy" Clark & Jessie Jo Dillon, songwriters (Brandy Clark)
  • "I Remember Everything" Zach Bryan & Kacey Musgraves, songwriters (Zach Bryan Featuring Kacey Musgraves)
  • "In Your Love" Tyler Childers & Geno Seale, songwriters (Tyler Childers)
  • "Last Night" John Byron, Ashley Gorley, Jacob Kasher Hindlin & Ryan Vojtesak, songwriters (Morgan Wallen)
  • "White Horse" Chris Stapleton & Dan Wilson, songwriters (Chris Stapleton)

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • "High Note" Dierks Bentley Featuring Billy Strings
  • "Nobody's Nobody" Brothers Osborne
  • "I Remember Everything" Zach Bryan Featuring Kacey Musgraves
  • "Kissing Your Picture (Is So Cold)" Vince Gill & Paul Franklin
  • "Save Me" Jelly Roll With Lainey Wilson
  • "We Don't Fight Anymore" Carly Pearce Featuring Chris Stapleton

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