Record of the year
Bon Iver – Hey, Ma
Billie Eilish – Bad Guy – WINNER
Ariana Grande – 7 Rings
H.E.R. – Hard Place
Khalid – Talk
Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road
Lizzo – Truth Hurts
Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower

Album of the year
Bon Iver – I, I
Lana Del Rey – Norman F***ing Rockwell!
Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – WINNER
Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next
H.E.R. – I Used To Know Her
Lil Nas X – 7
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe)
Vampire Weekend – Father Of The Bride

Best new artist
Black Pumas
Billie Eilish – WINNER
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank And The Bangas
Yola

Best rap/sung performance
DJ Khaled featuring Nipsey Hussle & John Legend – Higher – WINNER
Lil Baby & Gunna – Drip Too Hard
Lil Nas X – Panini
Mustard featuring Roddy Ricch – Ballin
Young Thug featuring J. Cole & Travis Scott – The London

Song of the year
Lady Gaga – Always Remember Us This Way
Billie Eilish – Bad Guy – WINNER
Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now
H.E.R. – Hard Place
Taylor Swift – Lover
Lana Del Rey – Norman F***ing Rockwell
Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved
Lizzo – Truth Hurts

Best rap album
Dreamville – Revenge Of The Dreamers III
Meek Mill – Championships
21 Savage – I Am > I Was
Tyler, The Creator – Igor – WINNER
YBN Cordae – The Lost Boy

Best comedy album
Jim Gaffigan – Quality Time
Ellen DeGeneres – Relatable
Aziz Ansari – Right Now
Trevor Noah – Son of Patricia
Dave Chappelle – Sticks & Stones – WINNER

Best country duo / group performance
Brooks & Dunn with Luke Combs – Brand New Man
Brothers Osborne – I Don’t Remember Me (Before You)
Dan + Shay – Speechless – WINNER
Little Big Town – The Daughters
Maren Morris ft. Brandi Carlile – Common

Pop solo performance of the year
Beyoncé – Spirit
Billie Eilish – Bad Guy
Ariana Grande – 7 Rings
Lizzo – Truth Hurts – WINNER
Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down

Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X perform Old Town Road at the 2020 Grammys.
Billy Ray Cyrus and Lil Nas X perform Old Town Road at the 2020 Grammys.
Photograph: Matt Sayles/Invision/AP

Best pop duo/group performance
Ariana Grande & Social House – Boyfriend
Lil Nas X featuring Billy Ray Cyrus – Old Town Road – WINNER
Jonas Brothers – Sucker
Post Malone & Swae Lee – Sunflower
Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello – Señorita

Best pop vocal album
Billie Eilish – When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?WINNER
Beyoncé – The Lion King: The Gift
Ariana Grande – Thank U, Next
Ed Sheeran – No. 6 Collaborations Project
Taylor Swift – Lover

Best dance/electronic album
The Chemical Brothers – No Geography — WINNER
Apparat – LP5
Flume – Hi This Is Flume (Mixtape)
RÜFÜS DU SOL – Solace
Tycho – Weather

Best rock performance
Karen O & Danger Mouse – Woman
Rival Sons – Too Bad
Gary Clark Jr – This Land – WINNER
Bones UK – Pretty Waste
Brittany Howard – History Repeats

Gary Clark Jr at the 2020 Grammy awards.
Gary Clark Jr at the 2020 Grammy awards. Photograph: Étienne Laurent/EPA

Best rock song
Tool – Fear Inoculum
Gary Clark Jr – This Land – WINNER
The 1975 – Give Yourself A Try
Vampire Weekend – Harmony Hall
Brittany Howard – History Repeats

Best metal performance
Tool – 7empest – WINNER
The Great Octopus – Candlemass featuring Tony Iommi – Astorolus
Death Angel – Astorolus
I Prevail – Bow Down
Killswitch Engage – Unleashed

Best rock album
Cage The Elephant – Social Cues – WINNER
Bring Me The Horizon – Amo
The Cranberries – In The End
I Prevail – Trauma
Rival Sons – Feral Roots

Best alternative music album
Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride – WINNER
Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
James Blake – Assume Form
Bon Iver – I,I
Thom Yorke – Anima

Best R&B performance
Anderson .Paak featuring André 3000 – Come Home – WINNER
Daniel Caesar & Brandy – Love Again
H.E.R. featuring Bryson Tiller – Could’ve Been
Lizzo featuring Gucci Mane – Exactly How I Feel
Lucky Daye – Roll Some Mo

Best traditional R&B album
Lizzo – Jerome – WINNER
BJ The Chicago Kid – Time Today
India.Arie – Steady Love
Lucky Daye – Real Games
PJ Morton featuring Jazmine Sullivan – Built for Love

Best urban contemporary album
Lizzo – Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) — WINNER
Steve Lacy – Apollo XXI
Georgia Anne Muldrow – Overload
NAO – Saturn
Jessie Reyez – Being Human In Public

Best R&B album
Anderson .Paak – Ventura – WINNER
BJ The Chicago Kid – 1123
Lucky Daye – Painted
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
PJ Morton – Paul

The late rapper Nipsey Hussle, pictured at a 2018 NBA game, won the 2020 Grammy award for best rap performance.
The late rapper Nipsey Hussle, pictured at a 2018 NBA game, won the 2020 Grammy award for best rap performance. Photograph: Marcio José Sánchez/AP

Best rap performance
Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle – WINNER
J. Cole – Middle Child
DaBaby – Suge
Dreamville featuring J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, EARTHGANG & Young Nudy – Down Bad
Offset featuring Cardi B – Clout

Best rap song
21 Savage featuring J. Cole – A Lot – WINNER
YBN Cordae featuring Chance The Rapper – Bad Idea
Rick Ross featuring Drake – Gold Roses
Nipsey Hussle featuring Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy – Racks In The Middle
DaBaby – Suge

Best country solo performance
Willie Nelson – Ride Me Back Home – WINNER
Tyler Childers – All Your’n
Ashley McBryde – Girl Goin’ Nowhere
Blake Shelton – God’s Country
Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now

Best country song
Tanya Tucker – Bring My Flowers Now – WINNER
Ashley McBryde – Girl Goin’ Nowhere
Miranda Lambert – It All Comes Out In The Wash
Eric Church – Some of It
Dan + Shay – Speechless

Best country album
Tanya Tucker – While I’m Livin’ – WINNER
Eric Church – Desperate Man
Reba McEntire – Stronger Than The Truth
Pistol Annies – Interstate Gospel
Thomas Rhett – Center Point Road

Best Latin pop album
Alejandro Sanz – #Eldisco – WINNER
Luis Fonsi – Vida
Maluma – 11:11
Ricardo Montaner – Montaner
Sebastian Yatra – Fantasia

Best Latin rock, urban or alternative album
Rosalía – El Mal Querer – WINNER
Bad Bunny – X 100PRE
J Balvin & Bad Bunny – Oasis
Flor De Toloache – Indestructible
iLe – Almadura

Rosalía performs at the 2020 Grammy awards.
Rosalía performs at the 2020 Grammy awards. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Best tropical Latin album
Marc Anthony – Opus – WINNER (TIE)
Aymée Nuviola – A Journey Through Cuban Music – WINNER (TIE)

Luis Enrique + C4 Trio – Tiempo Al Tiempo
Vicente García – Candela
Juan Luis Guerra 4.40 – Literal

Producer of the year, non-classical
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas – WINNER

Best gospel album
Kirk Franklin – Long Live Love – WINNER
Donald Lawrence Presents The Tri-City Singers – Goshen
Gene Moore – Tunnel Vision
William Murphy – Settle Here
CeCe Winans – Something’s Happening! A Christmas Album

Best contemporary Christian album
for KING & COUNTRY – Burn The Ships – WINNER
Crowder – I Know A Ghost
Danny Gokey – Haven’t Seen It Yet
TobyMac – The Elements
Chris Tomlin – Holy Roar

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media
Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born – WINNER
The Lion King: The Songs — Various Artists
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time in Hollywood — Various Artists
Taron Egerton – Rocketman
Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse – Various Artists

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