British artists win Grammy nods

The Scotsman - - Around Scotland - By AN­GUS HOWARTH

Dua Lipa has cel­e­brated her two Grammy nom­i­na­tions, say­ing she “can’t stop cry­ing”.

The British singer picked up nods from the Record­ing Academy for best new artist and best dance record­ing for Elec­tric­ity.

She wrote on Twit­ter: “Two nom­i­na­tions two Grammy nom­i­na­tions I’m so happy but I can’t stop cry­ing I can’t be­lieve it !!!! ”

In the best new artist cat­e­gory, she will com­pete with fel­low UK singer Jorja Smith, as well as Chloe x Halle, Luke Combs, Greta Van Fleet, H.E.R, Margo Price and Bebe Rexha.

British singer Ella Mai also landed two nom­i­na­tions, for song of the year and best R&B song for Boo’d Up.

In the song of the year cat­e­gory, she will com­pete against Ken­drick Lamar and SZA for All The Stars, God’s Plan by Drake, In My Blood by Shawn Men­des, The Joke by Brandi Carlile, The Mid­dle by Zedd, Maren Mor­ris and Grey, Shal­low by Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper from the film A Star Is Born and This Is Amer­ica by Child­ish Gam­bino.

Drake and Lamar lead the nom­i­na­tions for the mu­sic awards, with seven each, in­clud­ing the cov­eted al­bum of the year.

Lamar is nom­i­nated for his work on the Black Pan­ther sound­track, while Drake is nom­i­nated for Scor­pion, along­side Cardi B’s In­va­sion Of Pri­vacy.

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