Courtney Barnett and Tame Impala are amongst the number of Australian artists who scored nominations for this year’s Grammy awards, with US pop royalty Taylor Swift and rapper Kendrick Lamar dominating the checklist.
Barnett, who was crowned Australia’s ideal female artist and ideal breakthrough artist at this year’s ARIA awards, was nominated for best new artist.
Tame Impala, who also bagged 5 awards at the ARIAS for their 2nd album Currents, are up towards Alabama Shakes, Bjork and other folks for the Grammy for ideal alternative album.
Rapper Kendrick Lamar obtained the most nominations for the Grammy Awards, released on Monday, with pop superstar Swift foremost nods in the most prestigious groups.
Lamar, who has won extensive crucial acclaim for his politically charged latest album To Pimp a Butterfly, earned eleven nominations for the songs industry’s greatest awards, which will be declared at a February fifteen gala in Los Angeles.
Swift and The Weeknd, the rising Canadian R&B star, followed Lamar, with both scoring 7 nominations each and every.
But Swift was forward in the 4 most-watched groups, with nominations in all of them other than ideal new artist.
She loved nods for Album of the Yr for her blockbuster 1989 as well as record of the yr and the category tune of the 12 months, which recognises songwriting, for her strike Blank Area.
Lamar’s To Pimp a Butterfly was nominated for album of the yr, alongside The Weeknd’s Elegance Driving the Insanity.
English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran’s viral ballad Pondering Out Loud was nominated for the two file of the year and music of the year.
Melbourne future-soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote were nominated for greatest R&B functionality for their tune Respiratory Underwater.
Australian country artist Keith City was nominated for greatest nation solo functionality for his tune John Cougar, John Deere, John 3:16.
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