The Grammys Are Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 At 8 P.M. On CBS2

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The nominees for music’s biggest night are in.

Jay-z led the 2018 GRAMMY nominations with eight nods, one year after his wife Beyonce received nine GRAMMY nominations.

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The Recording Academy said Tuesday that Jay-Z’s “4:44” is nominated for album of the year alongside Bruno Mars’ “24K Magic” Kendrick Lamar’s “DAMN.,” Childish Gambino’s “Awaken My Love!” and Lorde’s “Melodrama.”

Record of the year nominees include Jay-Z’s “The Story of O.J.,” Mars’ “24K Magic,” Lamar’s “Humble,” Gambino’s “Redbone” and the year’s biggest hit, “Despacito,” by Luis Fonsi, Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber.

“Despacito” is also nominated for song of the year — a songwriter’s award — along with Mars’ “That’s What I Like,” Jay-Z’s “4:44,” Logic’s “1-800-273-8255” and Julia Michaels’ “Issues.”

Michaels, SZA, Alessia Cara, Khalid and Lil Uzi Vert are nominated for best new artist.

The GRAMMY Awards will air live Sunday, January 28 on CBS.

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