62nd Grammy Awards: Lana Del Rey & Vampire Weekend in the Mix for Album of the Year

Lana Del Rey and Vampire Weekend are two of the eight artists vying for the coveted Album of the Year Grammy this Sunday night.  Other contenders for Album of the Year include Lizzo, Billie Eilish, Bon Iver, Ariana Grande, Lil Nas X & H.E.R.

Lana Del Rey and Vampire Weekend have two nominations apiece (Ezra Koenig of Vampire Weekend is also up for Best Rock Song for “Harmony Hall.”). Dan Auerbach of The Black KeysBrittany Howard and Calexico and Iron and Wine also have two nominations apiece.

Lizzo has eight nominations, including the top four categories of Album of the Year (Cuz I Love You: Deluxe Edition), Record of the Year and Song of the Year (“Truth Hurts”), and Best New Artist.

Eilish has six nods, and is also nominated in each of the top four categories — Record of the Year and Song of the Year for “bad guy,” Album of the Year for When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? and Best New Artist. She’s also up for Best Pop Solo Performance for “bad guy” and Best Pop Vocal Album.

Yola has four nominations, including Best New Artist, and Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots song for “Faraway Look.”

Gary Clark Junior, who’ll perform on the show, also has four nods, including Best Rock PerformanceBest Rock Song and Best Music Video for “This Land.”

Thom Yorke has three nominations: Best Alternative Music Album for AnimaBest Music Film for Anima and Best Song Written for Visual Media for “Suspirium.”

Brandi Carlile also has three nominations, including Song of the Year and Best Country Song for “Bring My Flowers Now,” the song she co-wrote for Tanya Tucker. She and Tucker will perform on the broadcast.

Lewis CapaldiThe 1975Cage the ElephantThe CranberriesJ.S. OndaraSara BareillesElvis Costello and the ImpostersDavid CrosbyEd Sheeran, and Black Pumas and Maggie Rogers (both surprise nominees for Best New Artist) are among the acts with one nomination.

Bonnie Raitt will perform a tribute to Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner John Prine during the show.

The 62nd Grammy Awards, hosted by Alicia Keys, air live at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS.

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