A Grande Grammy’s snubbing
ARIANA Grande, Taylor Swift, Beyonce and Jay-Z have been snubbed in the 2019 Grammy Award nominations, despite being predicted to earn nods in the major categories.
No mi n a - tions were announced in Los Angeles last night, with Kendrick Lamar, Drake, and Brandi Carlile receiving most nods.
Grande (pictured), Swift and The Carters did not receive a nomination in the most coveted categories, Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.
Another surprise snub was Nicki Minaj, who did not receive a nomination for Queen.
The Carters were not completely left out, scoring a few nominations including Best Urban Contemporary Album for Everything Is Love.
Grande and Swift got nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Grande’s late ex-boyfriend Mac Miller, who died of an accidental overdose in September, was nominated for Best Rap Album for Swimming.
Kendrick Lamar led the way with eight nominations, followed by Drake at seven.
Women dominated this year’s nominations.