GRAMMY Awards: Best New Artist Nominees

These artists achieved a "breakthrough into the public consciousness"

January 18, 2019
Dua Lipa, H.E.R., Jorja Smith, Luke Combs, Bebe Rexha, Chloe X Halle, Margo Price, Greta Van Fleet

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The 61st annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony is now less than a month away, and we’re taking a look at the nominees for Best New Artist. R&B, rock, country and pop are all represented here. The GRAMMYs’ criteria for this category is an artist whose eligibility year release “achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.”

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The sister act from Atlanta is also nominated for Best Urban Contemporary Album for The Kids are Alright. It includes the song “Happy Without Me” featuring Joey Bada$$.


The rising star’s debut album This One’s for You produced four top 10 country singles including “When It Rains It Pours.”


The classic rock-influenced band from Michigan is also nominated for Best Rock Album for From the Fires and Best Rock Performance for “Highway Tune.”


Gabi Wilson scored a whopping five nominations this year. The other four are all surrounding her debut studio album, H.E.R.


The English singer-songwriter is also nominated for Best Dance Recording for “Electricity” with Silk City. The song can be found on the complete edition of Lipa’s self-titled debut album.


The throwback country singer, who is signed to Jack White’s Third Man Records, already has two albums that have cracked the Billboard 200.


The New Yorker is also nominated with Florida Georgia Line for “Meant to Be.” Her debut album Expectations features the top 40 hit “I’m a Mess.”


The 21-year-old from England already has a collaboration with Drake on her resume.  Her debut album Lost and Found includes the track “On Your Own.”

The 2019 GRAMMY Awards will broadcast live on CBS from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, February 10th at 8pm.