Interscope Leads Labels in 2019 Grammy Nominations for Top Four Categories


Interscope leads all labels in nominations within the Grammy's 4 main classes — album of the yr, document of the yr, track of the yr and greatest new artist — because of the mixed success of a pair runaway hits and the yr's greatest soundtracks.

The Universal Music Group (UMG)-owned label racked up eight nominees on Friday (Dec. 7) when the Grammy nominations have been unveiled for the the 2019 awards present. The high performing launch amongst them was the Black Panther soundtrack and music impressed by the movie, that includes Kendrick Lamar and SZA's "All of the Stars," which obtained nods within the album of the yr, document of the yr and track of the yr classes. Also from a serious movie, A Star Is Born's "Shallow," carried out by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, obtained nominations for the document of the yr and track of the yr.

Interscope additionally picked up two nods for "The Middle," carried out by Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey, within the document of the yr and track of the yr classes, whereas Ella Mai's "Boo'd Up" landed on the track of the yr listing too. The label was shut out of one of the best new artist class.

Republic Records obtained the second-most nominations, between Drake, Post Malone and Greta Van Fleet's mixed six. RCA Records obtained the third-most nominations of any label with 4 total, because of the mixed success of Childish Gambino ("This Is America" for document of the yr and track of the yr) and H.E.R. (H.E.R. for album of the yr and greatest new artist).

Atlantic Records, which received a staggering 13 Grammys eventually yr's award present, had three nominations within the high classes: two for Cardi B ("I Like It" for document of the yr and Invasion of Privacy for album of the yr) and one for Janelle Monae (Dirty Computer for album of the yr).

Among the key labels, UMG dominates the pack with 16 nominations total. Beyond Interscope's eight nods and Republic's six, MCA Nashville and Island each obtained one apiece. Notably, within the track of the yr class, all however two of the nominees — "The Joke" carried out by Brandi Carlile and "This is America" carried out by Childish Gambino — are UMG-affiliated.

Otherwise, Warner Music Group racked up eight nominees total, because of Atlantic's three nods, one other three for Elektra — all because of Carlile — and Warner Music UK's Dua Lipa and Warner's Bebe Rexha in one of the best new artists class.

Sony Music Entertainment, in the meantime, earned six nominees, together with RCA's 4 nods, after which Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia's Chloe X Halle and River House's Luke Combs additionally in one of the best new artists class.

Notably, two unbiased labels cracked the large 4 classes on one of the best new artists listing: Third Man Records with Margo Price and FAMM with Jorja Smith.

Check out the breakdown of the 4 main classes beneath.

Breakdown by Major Label
Universal Music Group: 16
Warner Music Group: eight
Sony Music Entertainment: 6
Indies: 2

Breakdown by Record Label
Interscope: eight
Republic: 6
RCA: four
Atlantic: three
Elektra: three
Columbia: 1
Island: 1
MCA Nashville: 1
River House: 1
Third Man Records: 1
Warner Bros. Records: 1
Warner Music UK: 1

Record of the Year
1. I Like It – Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin – Atlantic (WMG)
2. The Joke – Brandi Carlile – Elektra (WMG)
three. This Is America – Childish Gambino – RCA (Sony)
four. God's Plan Drake – Young Money (UMG)
5. Shallow – Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper – Interscope (UMG)
6. All The Stars – Kendrick Lamar & SZA – Interscope (UMG)
7. Rockstar – Post Malone Featuring 21 Savage – Republic (UMG)
eight. The Middle – Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey – Interscope (UMG)

Album Of The Year
1. Invasion Of Privacy – Cardi B – Atlantic (WMG)
2. By The Way, I Forgive You – Brandi Carlile – Elektra (WMG)
three. Scorpion – Drake – Young Money (UMG)
four. H.E.R. H.E.R. – RCA (Sony)
5. Beerbongs & Bentleys – Post Malone – Republic (UMG)
6. Dirty Computer – Janelle Monae – Atlantic (WMG)
7. Golden Hour – Kacey Musgraves – Mca Nashville (UMG)
eight. Black Panther: The Album, Music From And Inspired By (Various Artists) – Interscope (UMG)

Song Of The Year
1. All The Stars – Interscope (UMG)
2. Boo'd Up – Interscope (UMG)
three. God's Plan – Young Money (UMG)
four. In My Blood – Island (UMG)
5. The Joke – Elektra (WMG)
6. The Middle – Interscope (UMG)
7. Shallow – Interscope (UMG)
eight. This Is America – RCA (Sony)

Best New Artist
1. Chloe X Halle – Columbia (Sony)
2. Luke Combs – River House (Sony)
three. Greta Van Fleet – Republic (UMG, Lava)
four. H.E.R. – RCA (Sony)
5. Dua Lipa – Warner Music Uk (WMG)
6. Margo Price – Third Man Records
7. Bebe Rexha – Warner (WMG)
eight. Jorja Smith – Famm

Interscope Leads Labels in 2019 Grammy Nominations for Top Four Categories