The Hottest GRAMMY Nominees Of 2019

The nominees for the 2019 GRAMMY Awards® are out, and our anticipation couldn't be greater for the star-studded award ceremony. With tons of incredible hopefuls (including Bradley Cooper, Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monáe, Dua Lipa and Taylor Swift), who will take home a coveted golden gramophone? Read on to see some of the hottest GRAMMY® nominees of the year.

The 2019 GRAMMY nominees are just as dazzling as they are talented

The 2019 GRAMMY nominees are just as dazzling as they are talented

The nominees for the 2019 GRAMMY® Awards are out, and our anticipation for the star-studded award ceremony couldn’t be greater. With tons of incredible hopefuls, including pop star and A Star Is Born actress, Lady Gaga, who is nominated for five awards (Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media), the night promises to be exciting.

Read on to see who's joined Lady Gaga as some of the hottest GRAMMY® nominees of the year. 

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Janelle Monáe demands all eyes on her

Janelle Monáe demands all eyes on her

Beloved for her hit single, “PYNK,” current two-time GRAMMY® nominee Janelle Monáe couldn’t look sweeter in black sequins.  

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Christina Aguilera is beautiful in every single way

Christina Aguilera is beautiful in every single way

One of pop’s most beloved icons still has it. The newly stripped-down Xtina collaborated with some major acts this year, Demi Lovato and Goldlink, and earned two impressive nominations. 

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Dua Lipa is a noteworthy newcomer

Dua Lipa is a noteworthy newcomer

British songstress Dua Lipa burst onto the music scene with fresh dance beats and effortless style (just look at those metallic knee-high boots for proof). This year, she’s in the running for Best New Artist and Best Dance Recording

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Dua Lipa shows off her angelic side

Dua Lipa shows off her angelic side

She’s as sweet as a rose. 

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Dua Lipa puts her best foot forward

Dua Lipa puts her best foot forward

Where she goes, fans will follow. 

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Travis Scott goes full “Sicko Mode”

Travis Scott goes full “Sicko Mode”

Rapper Travis Scott (aka Kylie Jenner’s beau) brought a level of playfulness to the genre this year with his acclaimed album, Astroworld, which was nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards.  

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Leon Bridges oozes with ‘70s swagger

Leon Bridges oozes with ‘70s swagger

The only thing greater than R&B artist Leon Bridges’ retro suit is his prospect for GRAMMYs gold. 

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Leon Bridges brings the funk

Leon Bridges brings the funk

Soul never looked so sweet as it does on this current two-time GRAMMY® nominee. 

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Kacey Musgraves’ golden hour is now

Kacey Musgraves’ golden hour is now

Pretty in pink and mean with a guitar, country crooner Kacey Musgraves’ charm and talent earned her four nominations this year, including Album of the Year for Golden Hour.

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Camila Cabello brings the sunshine

Camila Cabello brings the sunshine

She may have left her heart in Havana, but current two-time GRAMMY® nominee Camila Cabello sure didn’t abandon her elegant fashion sense. 

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Childish Gambino makes a statement

Childish Gambino makes a statement

Childish Gambino’s hit, “This Is America,” won over The Recording Academy with its poignant message. His knack for pairing plaid and an embellished polo made us believers in mixing patterns. There’s nothing this man can’t do. 

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SZA is out of this world

SZA is out of this world

All the stars shine brightly for SZA, who racked up four GRAMMY® nominations for her interstellar collab with Kendrick Lamar. 

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Post Malone makes a case for green

Post Malone makes a case for green

The man behind the GRAMMY®-nominated album, Beerbongs & Bentleys, Post Malone is far from conventional — and that’s just the way he likes it.

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Maren Morris is a vision in velvet

Maren Morris is a vision in velvet

Maren Morris’ wardrobe isn’t the only thing worth praising. The country singer elevated a message of universal love and understanding in her hit, “Dear Hate,” which is nominated for two GRAMMY® Awards this year. 

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Chloe x Halle are double the trouble

Chloe x Halle are double the trouble

Everything’s coming up roses for budding contemporary artists and sisters, Chloe x Halle, who nabbed two nominations this year, including Best New Artist

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Bebe Rexha is the epitome of cool

Bebe Rexha is the epitome of cool

Things were meant to be for singer-songwriter Bebe Rexha, whose intoxicating vocals and pop-country collab with Florida Georgia Line granted her not one but two GRAMMY® nominations. 

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P!nk and her very special helper are ready to rock

P!nk and her very special helper are ready to rock

The three-time GRAMMY® Award winner hopes to add a fourth gramophone to her impressive collection, this time for Best Pop Vocal Album for Beautiful Trauma.

Fun fact: Her daughter, Willow (pictured above), stars in the music video for “Wild Hearts Can’t Be Broken,” one of the album’s singles. 

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Alex Turner and Miles Kane let loose

Alex Turner and Miles Kane let loose

Artist Miles Kane helps Alex Turner of the Arctic Monkeys, currently nominated for two GRAMMYs, turn back the clock and let the good times roll. 

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Future soaks in the moment

Future soaks in the moment

With two nominations (one for performing and another for songwriting), it’s no wonder Future looks like he doesn’t have a care in the world. 

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Diplo lets his hair down

Diplo lets his hair down

Known for his work as a DJ/producer/songwriter, Diplo shows off his funkier, more fashionable side. 

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Diplo buttons up

Diplo buttons up

From bold prints to muted solids, Diplo’s fashion sense proves to have as much range as his GRAMMY® Award-nominated work. 

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Dave Chappelle gets pensive

Dave Chappelle gets pensive

Could comedian Dave Chappelle be wondering if he’ll win a second GRAMMY® for his comedy album, Equanimity & The Bird Revelation? Possibly!

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Chris Rock shakes things up

Chris Rock shakes things up

Should comedian Chris Rock win for Best Comedy Album for Tambourine, he’d be four for four at the GRAMMY® Awards. Now that’s something to celebrate! 

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Mitski makes her mark

Mitski makes her mark

Emotional, raw and totally refreshing — Mitski is ready to ride straight into your heart with her album, Be the Cowboy, which is nominated for Best Recording Package

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Slash and Axl Rose are a blast from the past

Slash and Axl Rose are a blast from the past

It’s hard to believe rock legends Guns N’ Roses have never won a GRAMMY® Award. Though the band is technically not nominated this year, their box set, Appetite for Destruction, is. 

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Eric Clapton forges on

Eric Clapton forges on

Typically known for his musical work, 17-time GRAMMY® Award winner Eric Clapton is being recognized this year for his film, Life in 12 Bars

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Quincy Jones exudes confidence

Quincy Jones exudes confidence

And why wouldn’t he? With 80 GRAMMY® nominations under his belt, the legendary record producer/film producer/musician/composer Quincy Jones could add to his massive collection by winning Best Music Film for Quincy

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Gaspard Auge and Xavier de Rosnay blend the old with the new

Gaspard Auge and Xavier de Rosnay blend the old with the new

The French duo, who make up the Best Dance/Electronic Album-nominated group Justice, keep their music (and their fashion senses) cool by keeping one foot in the past and another in the future. 

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David Byrne keeps the good times rolling

David Byrne keeps the good times rolling

Best known for his 1980s hit, “Burning Down the House,” David Byrne is back on the Recording Academy’s radar with his 2018 album, American Utopia.  

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