The full nominations for the 60th Grammy Awards have been revealed, with Jay Z leading the charge.
Jay Z, who released 4:44 earlier this year, celebrates a total of eight nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar – who is touring the UK in February 2018 alongside James Blake – picking up a total of seven nods.
Recent BBC Sound Of 2018 longlisted artist Khalid, who supported Lorde on her UK dates earlier in 2017 (herself nominated for Album of the Year), has five nominations to his name.
Justin Bieber, who last year headlined the pop day at BST Hyde Park, is nominated for both the best song and record category for Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee’s Despacito; the first non-English language track to be nominated for both.
Elsewhere, Lady Gaga has been nominated for Pop Solo Performance for her track Million Reasons and Pop Vocal Album for Joanna. Imagine Dragons celebrate a nomination for Pop Duo/Group Performance for Thunder. Michael Bublé is looking for a win in the Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Nobody But Me (Deluxe Edition).
Code Orange, set to support Trivium on their UK run, receive a nomination for Metal Performance.
In the world of country, Brothers Osborne are nominated for Best Country Duo/Group Performance, alongside Little Big Town. Taylor Swift has also picked up a nomination for her songwriting work on Little Big Town’s Better Man.
Head over to the Grammy Award website for the full list of nominees across 83 categories.