The already-mainstream artists are sure to sweep the major awards, including two of the most viral artists of the past year: Lizzo and Billie Eilish.
Melodrama establishes Lorde as an artist with the lifestyle of a party-loving, city-scaling teenager and the soul of an intellectual with wisdom seemingly compounded over generations.
This gem of an album distills decades of R&B, pop, dance, rock, and soul into 10 vibrant and poignant tracks.
I enjoyed listening to rock and rap outside the mainstream, listening to the discographies of artists like Cage the Elephant, Freddie Gibbs, DMX, and The Internet.
Musical theatre, rock, pop, and Game of Thrones soundtracks.
I explore A$AP Rocky, Mos Def, and Big K.R.I.T’s discographies.
With 8 nominations in each of the four major categories, the race is more wide open than ever. Will female artists and rappers triumph?
I aimed for a range of different subgenres and types within rap and R&B as well as pop and indie rock in my top 25 albums of 2018. Including Swimming, Voicenotes, Daytona, Isolation, and more.
Great rap album releases this month, along with more experimental genres.