In a word? Wow.
In a few more words? What the heck were you thinking, Grammy voters?!?
On Friday morning, nominations for the 2019 Grammy Awards were announced.
And while we're fans of many of the artists and albums listed below, we're also shocked over many of the artists and albums NOT nominated in various categories.
Who are the more egregious snubs?
Scroll down to see who's up for the big awards and who really ought to have been instead…
1. Who IS Up in the Top Categories?
ALBUM OF THE YEAR: Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy; Janelle Monae, Dirty Computer; Brandi Carlile, By the Way, I Forgive You; Drake, Scorpion ; H.E.R., H.E.R.; Post Malone, Beer Bongs & Bentleys; Kacey Musgraves, Golden Hour; Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Black Panther: the Album.
2. Record of the Year
“I Like It” — Cardi B, Bad Bunny & J Balvin; “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile; “This Is America” — Childish Gambino; “God’s Plan — Drake; “Shallow” — Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga; “All the Stars” — Kendrick Lamar & SZA; “Rockstar” — Post Malone featuring 21 Savage; “The Middle” — Zedd, Maren Morris & Grey
3. Song of the Year
“All the Stars” — Kendrick Duckworth, Solána Rowe, Al Shuckburgh, Mark Sears & Anthony Tiffith; “Boo’d Up” — Larrance Dopson, Joelle James, Ella Mai & Dijon McFarlane; “God’s Plan” — Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib; “In My Blood” — Teddy Geiger, Schott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton; “The Joke” — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth; “The Middle” — Sarah Aarons, Jordan K. Johnson, Stefan Johnson, Marcus Lomax, Kyle Trewartha and Anton Zaslavski; “Shallow” — Lady Gaga, Mark Ronson, Anthony Rossomando, Andrew Wyatt; “This Is America” — Donald Glover and Ludwig Goransson
4. Okay. So Who Got Snubbed?
Let’s start with Taylor Swift. According to Billboard, Reputation was the best-selling album of 2018 — and yet it only garnered a nomination for in the Best Pop Vocal Album category.
5. Talk About a Fall from Grace for Taylor, Huh?
Tell us about it.
6. And What About Travis Scott?
Forget his romance with Kylie for a moment. Astroworld sold over one million copies and included such contributors as Stevie Wonder, John Mayer and Earth, Wind & Fire’s Philip Bailey. The single “Sicko Mode” was the most popular record in the country this week.
The Hollywood Gossip