As we’re nearing the end of the decade also mean we’re very close to the much-awaited Grammys 2020! And we have right here the dominating nominees for the awards event! READ HERE:
For the past few years, established stars like Taylor Swift, Ed Sheeran, and Madonna were known for sweeping the Grammy Awards. But in the upcoming 2020 Grammys, it looks like we have a new set of contenders who have been leading the nominations and they are none other than Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X!
On Wednesday, the official nominees for the 62nd Grammy Awards have been announced with some unlikely artists leading the votes. But first, what is this the Grammys and why is it much big of a deal? Well, it’s only the biggest awarding event dedicated to recognizing achievements in the music industry presented by The Recording Academy. And according to ABC News, it looks like next year’s event is favoring diversity and women instead.
Check out right here which nominations Lizzo, Billie Eilish, and Lil Nas X are slated up for!
Despite being in the music industry for some time now, it’s only now that Lizzo gained the attention she deserves. The ‘Truth Hurts’ and ‘Juice’ singer, scored a leading eight nods, including in the top categories which are album and record of the year for her ‘Cuz I Love You’ and ‘Truth Hurts’ and also the best new artist.
“Thank you,” tweeted Lizzo. “This has been an incredible year for music and I’m just so thankful to even be a part of it.”
While the rising 17-year-old alt-pop sensation, got six nominations including big titles for ‘When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?’ as album of the year, ‘Bad Guy’ as record and song of the year, and best new artist.
And just recently, Billie released her newest single ‘everything i wanted’ dedicated to her older brother.
READ HERE: BILLIE EILISH NEW SINGLE
Lil Nas X
Last but not least, we have Lil Nas X claiming 6 titles! This isn’t exactly a surprise considering his catchy Old Town Road with Billy Ray Cyrus topped the Billboard singles charts for a record 19 weeks this year. He has been nominated for major awards such album of the year for ‘7’, record of the year for ‘Old Town Road’, and best new artists.
The Grammy Awards will be held on January 26, 2020 in Los Angeles and will be hosted by singer, Alicia Keys. So make sure to stay tuned for your favorite celebrities and see if they can take home the coveted Grammy award!
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