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18 Artists You Should Know Before The Grammys This Sunday

The show airs on Sunday!

Hey, musical peeps! The 61st Grammy Awards are this Sunday, so I've taken it upon myself to give you this amazing list of songs and albums you should listen to so you know what's what and who's who. You're welcome.

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1. Cardi B's Invasion of Privacy, specifically the songs "I Like It" and "Be Careful."

Cardi received nominations for Best Rap Album, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Girls Like You" with Maroon 5.
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Cardi received nominations for Best Rap Album, Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for "Girls Like You" with Maroon 5.

2. Drake's Scorpion, but especially, "God's Plan" and "Nice for What."

Drake received nominations for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.
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Drake received nominations for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.

3. Brandi Carlile's By the Way, I Forgive You, specifically "The Joke."

Brandi received nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best American Roots Performance, and Best Americana Album.
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Brandi received nominations for Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best American Roots Performance, and Best Americana Album.

4. Post Malone's Beerbongs and Bentleys, featuring songs "Rockstar" and "Better Now."

Post received nominations for Album of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Rap/Sung Performance.
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Post received nominations for Album of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Rap/Sung Performance.

5. Childish Gambino's "This is America" and "Feels Like Summer."

Childish received nominations for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best/Rap Sung Performance, Best Music Video, and Best R&B Song.
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Childish received nominations for Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best/Rap Sung Performance, Best Music Video, and Best R&B Song.

6. Kendrick Lamar's Black Panther: The Album, including "King's Dead" and "All the Stars feat. SZA."

Kendrick received nominations for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Song Written for Visual Media.
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Kendrick received nominations for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Song Written for Visual Media.

7. Mac Miller's Swimming.

The late artist received a nomination for Best Rap Album.
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The late artist received a nomination for Best Rap Album.

8. Travis Scott's Astroworld, especially the song "Sicko Mode."

Travis received nominations for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.
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Travis received nominations for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.

9. H.E.R.'s self-titled album, particularly the songs, "Focus" and "Best Part."

H.E.R. received nominations for Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album.
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H.E.R. received nominations for Album of the Year, Best New Artist, Best R&B Performance, Best R&B Song, and Best R&B Album.

10. Janelle MonĂ¡e's Dirty Computer, especially "Pynk."

Janelle received nominations for Best Music Video and Album of the Year.
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Janelle received nominations for Best Music Video and Album of the Year.

11. Camila Cabello's self-titled album, including "Havana."

Camila received nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.
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Camila received nominations for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.

12. Kelly Clarkson's Meaning of Life.

Kelly received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.
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Kelly received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.

13. Ariana Grande's Sweetener, especially the song "God is a Woman."

Ariana received nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.
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Ariana received nominations for Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Pop Vocal Album.

14. Shawn Mendes's self-titled album, including "In My Blood."

Shawn received nominations for Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
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Shawn received nominations for Song of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.

15. Taylor Swift's Reputation.

Taylor received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.
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Taylor received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.

16. Pink's Beautiful Trauma.

Pink received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.
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Pink received a nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album.

17. Kacey Musgraves' Golden Hour, particularly songs "Butterflies" and "Space Cowboy."

Kacey received nominations for Album of the Year, Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Song, and Best Country Album.
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Kacey received nominations for Album of the Year, Best Country Solo Performance, Best Country Song, and Best Country Album.

18. The Carters, aka Bey and Jay's, Everything is Love, especially the songs "Apeshit" and "Summer."

The couple received nominations for Best Music Video, Best R&B Performance, and Best Urban Contemporary Album.
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The couple received nominations for Best Music Video, Best R&B Performance, and Best Urban Contemporary Album.

There are a ton of other songs and artists that also received nominations, so be sure to check out the full official list. Also, here's a handy-dandy playlist to listen to before Sunday. Get pumped!

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