Toni Braxton, PJ Morton and more receive Grammy R&B nominations

(December 7, 2018) The Recording Academy has released the nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards, coming February 10 on CBS.

Many longtime SoulTracks faves have been nominated this year, including Toni Braxton, Raul Midon, PJ Morton, Lalah Hathaway, Bettye LaVette and Charlie Wilson, as well as more recent artists we’re digging, such as Ella Mai, H.E.R, MAJOR., and Leon Bridges.

Here are the nominees in the R&B categories. Congratulations to all of the nominees!

 

 

Best R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.

(December 7, 2018) The Recording Academy has released the nominees for the 2019 Grammy Awards, coming February 10 on CBS.

Many longtime SoulTracks faves have been nominated this year, including Toni Braxton, Raul Midon, PJ Morton, Lalah Hathaway, Bettye LaVette and Charlie Wilson, as well as more recent artists we’re digging, such as Ella Mai, H.E.R, MAJOR., and Leon Bridges.

Here are the nominees in the R&B categories. Congratulations to all of the nominees!

 

 

Best R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental R&B recordings.

  • LONG AS I LIVE
    Toni Braxton
     
  • SUMMER
    The Carters
     
  • Y O Y
    Lalah Hathaway
     
  • BEST PART
    H.E.R. Featuring Daniel Caesar
     
  • FIRST BEGAN
    PJ Morton

Best Traditional R&B Performance
For new vocal or instrumental traditional R&B recordings.

  • BET AIN'T WORTH THE HAND
    Leon Bridges
     
  • DON'T FALL APART ON ME TONIGHT
    Bettye LaVette
     
  • HONEST
    MAJOR.
     
  • HOW DEEP IS YOUR LOVE
    PJ Morton Featuring Yebba
     
  • MADE FOR LOVE
    Charlie Wilson Featuring Lalah Hathaway 

 

Best R&B Song
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

  • BOO'D UP
    Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane, songwriters (Ella Mai)
     
  • COME THROUGH AND CHILL
    Jermaine Cole, Miguel Pimentel & Salaam Remi, songwriters (Miguel Featuring J. Cole & Salaam Remi)
     
  • FEELS LIKE SUMMER
    Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino)
     
  • FOCUS
    Darhyl Camper Jr, H.E.R. & Justin Love, songwriters (H.E.R.)
     
  • LONG AS I LIVE
    Paul Boutin, Toni Braxton & Antonio Dixon, songwriters (Toni Braxton)

 

Best R&B Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new R&B recordings.

  • SEX & CIGARETTES
    Toni Braxton
     
  • GOOD THING
    Leon Bridges
     
  • HONESTLY
    Lalah Hathaway
     
  • H.E.R.
    H.E.R.
     
  • GUMBO UNPLUGGED (LIVE)
    PJ Morton

 

To see the full list of nominees, visit here

 
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