Canadian artists dominate 2018 Grammy nominations

Canadian pop stars and hip-hop stars are continuing to dominate the Grammy Awards nominations, earning leading honors in their fields. Among the leading nominees for this year’s Grammys are Toronto rapper Drake, who has racked up 14 nominations, and another rapper, Ariana Grande, who scored 10. Both performers and songwriters, in general, are being nominated for their work on two songs: Drake’s “God’s Plan” and Grande’s latest single, “thank u, next.”

Among the other stars nominated this year are Ed Sheeran, Childish Gambino, Cardi B, Luis Fonsi, Erykah Badu, H.E.R., Janelle Monáe, David Byrne, Khalid, Logic, Khalid, Bruno Mars, Cardi B, Post Malone, Pink, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan, Lorde, Dua Lipa, and Post Malone.

Both Cyrus and Bieber garnered multiple nominations. Cyrus received multiple nods in the categories of Best Pop Solo Performance, Pop Vocal Album, and Best Dance Recording for her newest single, “Nothing Breaks Like a Heart.” As for Bieber, he also received multiple nominations, including Best Pop Solo Performance, Pop Vocal Album, and Song Of The Year.

Several Canadian performers received nods in multiple categories, including Shawn Mendes, Camila Cabello, Leonard Cohen, DJ Khaled, Cardi B, and Janelle Monáe.

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