Nominations for the 62nd edition of the Grammy Awards have been announced.
Crack Magazine’s Issue 100 cover star Thom Yorke has received multiple nominations for solo LP ANIMA. The Radiohead frontman competes with James Blake and Bon Iver in the Best Alternative Music Album category, and has been given a nod for Best Music Film. Suspirium, taken from his score for Luca Guadagnino’s remake of Suspiria, has also received a nod for the Best Song Written for Visual Media category. Former cover star FKA twigs appears in the Best Music Video category for her Andrew Thomas Huang-directed visual Cellophane and Steve Lacy has received a nomination for Best Urban Contemporary Album with debut LP Apollo XXI.
Tyler, the Creator’s IGOR has been nominated for Best Rap Album, and after a huge year Rosalía features in the Best New Artist group. Other notable nominations include Lana Del Rey’s Norman Fucking Rockwell! in the Album of the Year category, and the LP’s title track receives a nod for Song of the Year. Burna Boy’s African Giant has been selected for the nominations list for Best World Music Album, and Visible Cloaks’ compilation Kankyo Ongaku: Japanese Ambient, Environmental & New Age Music 1980-1990 is included in the category for Best Historical Album.
Lizzo has the highest amount of nominations – receiving eight in total – whilst Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X have six each.
The awards ceremony is due to take place on 26 January at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. At last year’s Grammys, Kacey Musgraves won Album of the Year, whist Childish Gambino’s This Is America collected both Song and Record of the Year.
See the full list of 2020 nominees here.