Grammys 2018 is here: The List of R&B Categories

The 2018 Grammy Nominees for the R&B and Hip Hop Categories have been officially announced by the Recording Academy, Tuesday Nov. 28.

Jay-z leads the nominees with an total of (8) including Record of the year, Album of the Year, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap song.

Kendrick Lamar follows close behind with seven nominations, while Bruno Mars is the third most-nominated artist with six. SZA is the most Grammy-nominated female of 2018 with five.

Up and Coming Artists Khalid, Daniel Caesar, and 6Black all had an successful year after the release of their debut projects and have recieved their very first Grammy nominations. However, there was a few notable snubs this year which includes Frank Ocean, Verse Simmonds, Ty Dolla $ign, Sevyn Streeter, Bryson Triller and Lloyd to name a few.

Check out the complete list of 2018 Grammy nominees below. The eligibility period for the 2018 Grammys extended from Oct. 1, 2016 to Sept. 30, 2017.

The show will air live on CBS from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, Jan. 28. The final round of Grammy voting runs from Dec. 7-21.

Record of the Year
Childish Gambino - Redbone
Jay-Z - The Story of O.J.
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber - Despacito
Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE.
Bruno Mars - 24K Magic

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

Song of the Year
Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee - Despacito
Jay-Z - 4:44
Julia Michaels- Issues
Logic - 1-800-273-8255
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like

Best New Artist
Alessia Cara
Lil Uzi Vert
Julia Michaels

Best R&B Song
SZA - Supermodel
Childish Gambino - Redbone
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
Khalid - Location
PJ Morton - First Began

Best R&B Album
Daniel Caesar - Freudian
Ledisi - Let Love Rule
Bruno Mars - 24k Magic
PJ Morton - Gumbo
Musiq Soulchild - Feel the Real

Best Urban Contemporary Album
6BLACK- Free 6Black
Childish Gambino - "Awaken, My Love!"
Khalid - American Teen
SZA -  Ctrl
The Weeknd - Starboy

Best R&B Performance
Daniel Caesar Featuring Kali Uchis - Get You
Kehlani - Distraction
Ledisi - High
Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
SZA - The Weekend

Best Rap/Sung Performance
Goldlink Featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy - Crew
Jay-Z Featuring Beyonce - Family Feud
Kendrick Lamar Featuring Rihanna - LOYALTY.
SZA Featuring Travis Scott - Love Galore

Best Traditional R&B Performance
The Baylor Project - Laugh and move On
Childish Gambino - Redbone
Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones - What I'm Feelin'
Mali Music - Still
Ledisi - All The Way

Read the full List of All categories

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