Grammy Awards 2018: Luis Fonsi, Shakira, Jay-Z and all the nominees

The nominations for music’s biggest night of the year are finally here. The list of superstars that could potentially take home top honors was revealed during a live telecast on November 28. Luis Fonsi’s Despacito featuring Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber – is the hit that keeps on giving – earning nominations in two of the big four categories for Record of the Year and Song of the Year. Jay-Z leads the pack with eight nominations followed by Kendrick Lamar with seven and Bruno Mars with a grand total of six.

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Luis is nominated in two out of the four major music categories Photo: Getty Images 

Other big names hoping to take home gold statues are Shakira (Best Latin Pop Album: El Dorado), Lady Gaga (Best Pop Performance: Million Reasons) and Residente (Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: Residente). The 60th annual Grammy Awards, hosted by James Corden, will air live from New York City’s Madison Square Garden on January 28.

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Album of the Year
Childish Gambino, Awaken, My Love!
Jay-Z, 4:44
Kendrick Lamar, Damn.
Lorde, Melodrama
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Record of the Year
Childish Gambino, Redbone
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)
Jay Z, The Story of O.J.
Kendrick Lamar, HUMBLE.
Bruno Mars, 24K Magic

Song of the Year
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)
Jay-Z, 4:44
Julia Michaels, Issues
Logic, 1-800-273-8255 (feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid)
Bruno Mars, That's What I Like

Bruno Mars has a total of six nominations Photo: Getty Images 

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Khalid
Lil Uzi Vert 
Julia Michaels
SZA

Best Pop Performance
Kelly Clarkson, Love So Soft
Kesha, Praying
Lady Gaga, Million Reasons
Pink, What About Us
Ed Sheeran, Shape of You

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
The Chainsmokers and Coldplay, Something Just Like This
Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber)
Imagine Dragons, Thunder
Portugal. The Man, Feel It Still
Zedd and Alessia Cara, Stay

Best Pop Vocal Album
Coldplay, Kaleidoscope EP
Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life
Imagine Dragons, Evolve
Kesha, Rainbow
Lady Gaga, Joanne
Ed Sheeran,÷ 

Jay- Z leads the pack with eight nominations Photo: Getty Images 

Best Music Video
Beck, Up All Night
Jain, Makeba
Jay-Z, The Story of O.J.
Kendrick Lamar, HUMBLE.
Logic, 1-800-273-8255 (feat. Alessia Cara & Khalid)

Best Latin Album
Alex Cuba, Lo Único Constante
Juanes, Mis Planes Son Amarte
La Santa Cecilia, Amar Y Vivir En Vivo Desde La Cuidad De México, 2017
Natalia Lafourcade, Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos)
Shakira, El Dorado

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Bomba Estéreo, Ayo
C4 Trío and Desorden Público, Pa' Fuera
Jorge Drexler, Salvavidas de Hielo
Los Amigos Invisibles, El Paradise
Residente, Residente

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda, Ni Diablo Ni Santo
Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga, Ayer Y Hoy
Alex Campos, Momentos
Aida Cuevas, Arriero Somos Versiones Acústicas
Various Artists, Zapateando En El Norte

Best Tropical Latin Album
Albita, Albita
Doug Beavers, Art of the Arrangement
Rubén Blades Con Roberto Delgado & Orquesta, Salsa Big Band
Silvestre Dangond, Gente Valiente
Diego El Cigala, Indestructible

Sharkia's El Dorado album is nominated in the Best Latin Album catagorey Photo: Getty Images 

Best Rap Song
Cardi B, Bodak Yellow
Danger Mouse, Chase Me (feat. Run the Jewels and Big Boi)
Kendrick Lamar, HUMBLE.
Rapsody, Sassy
Jay-Z, The Story of O.J.

Best R&B Performance
Daniel Caesar, Get You (feat. Kali Uchis)
Kehlani, Distraction
Ledisi, High
Bruno Mars, That's What I Like
SZA, The Weekend

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