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The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

The independent student newspaper at the University of Illinois since 1871

The Daily Illini

Female artists dominate 2024 Grammy nominations

On Friday morning, the nominees for the 2024 Grammy Awards were announced.

The 66th Annual Grammy Awards will air on Feb. 4, 2024.

Women swept the major categories of Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. 

Taylor Swift has been nominated for Album of the Year for the sixth time for her 10th studio album “Midnights.”

The album’s third track, “Anti-Hero,” gained Swift nominations for Song of the Year.

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    Swift and Ice Spice secured a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance with “Karma.”

    Ice Spice is also nominated for Best New Artist along with Gracie Abrams, Victoria Monét and Noah Kahan.

    Former Best New Artist winner, Olivia Rodrigo, is nominated for Album of the Year with her sophomore album “GUTS.”

    The 20-year-old singer was acknowledged by this yearʼs awards six times, including for Record of the Year with her latest album’s lead single “Vampire.”

    Singer-songwriter Phoebe Bridges was given seven nominations, including “Best New Artist” with her band Boygenius.

    Her collaboration with SZA, “Ghost in the Machine,” is up for Best Pop Collaboration.

    SZA’s second album, “SOS,” is nominated for Album of the Year, and her chart-topping  “Kill Bill” is up for Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

    The “Barbie” soundtrack was acknowledged throughout the major categories.

    Billie Eilish was nominated for Song of the Year and Record of the Year with “What Was I Made For?” while Dua Lipa was nominated for Song of the Year with “Dance the Night.”

    “Barbie World” by Nicki Minaj, Ice Spice and Aqua was nominated for Best Rap Song. 

    “Barbie: The Album” was nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media, along with “Aurora” from “Daisy Jones & the Six” and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”

    Jon Batiste is also featured in the major categories for his album “World Music Radio.”

     

    Album of the Year

    Boygenius – “The Record”

    Janelle Monáe – “The Age of Pleasure”

    Jon Batiste – “World Music Radio”

    Lana Del Rey – “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”

    Miley Cyrus – “Endless Summer Vacation”

    Olivia Rodrigo – “GUTS”

    SZA -” SOS”

    Taylor Swift – “Midnights”

     

    Song of the Year 

    Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”

    Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night”

    Jon Batiste – “Butterfly”

    Lana Del Rey – “A&W”

    Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

    Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”

    SZA – “Kill Bill”

    Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

     

    Record of the Year

    Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”

    Boygenius – “Not Strong Enough”

    Jon Batiste – “Worship”

    Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”

    Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”

    SZA – “Kill Bill”

    Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

    Victoria Monét – “On My Mama”

     

    Best New Artist

    Coco Jones

    Gracie Abrams

    Fred Again

    Ice Spice

    Jelly Roll

    Noah Kahan

    Victoria Monét

    The War and Treaty

     

    Best Pop Duo Group Performance

    Labrinth Featuring Billie Eilish – “Never Felt So Alone”

    Lana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste – “Candy Necklace”

    Miley Cyrus Featuring Brandi Carlile – “Thousand Miles”

    SZA Featuring Phoebe Bridgers – “Ghost in the Machine”

    Taylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice – “Karma”

     

    Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

    Daniel Nigro

    Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II

    Hit-Boy

    Jack Antonoff

    Metro Boomin

     

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