SZA Tops List of 2024 Grammy Nominations With Hit Album ‘SOS’

2024 Grammy nominees SZA, Doja Cat and Victoria Monét. (Credit: Getty Images for Grammy Awards and Deposit Photos)

SZA made a strong showing Friday when the 2024 Grammy nominations were announced, topping every other contender.

The “Kill Bill” singer and songwriter led the competition with nine nods, including album of the year for SOS, along with song of the year and record of the year for “Kill Bill.”

Phoebe Bridgers, Serban Ghenea, and Victoria Monét all received seven nominations. Jack Antonoff, Jon Batiste, boygenius, Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift each picked up six nominations.

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Coco Jones, Ice Spice, and Victoria Monét were nominated in the best new artist category along with Gracie Abrams, Fred Again, Jelly Roll, Noah Kahan, and The War and Treaty.

Chris Brown received a nomination in the best R&B performance category for “Summer Too Hot.”

“We are thrilled to kick off Grammy season with this year’s diverse and genre-bending slate of nominees, representing the best of their craft and an incredible year of music,” Harvey Mason jr, CEO of the Recording Academy, said in a statement.

Music from the blockbuster film Barbie hit a high note with Grammy voters, with the soundtrack receiving 11 nominations.

The Grammy Awards will take place Sunday, Feb. 4, at Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles. The awards air air live nationwide from 8:00-11:30 PM ET/5:00-8:30 PM PT on CBS and will stream on Paramount+.

Below is the list of top contenders. The complete list of Grammy nominations in 94 categories can be found here.

(L-R) SZA, Doja Cat and Victoria Monét are shown in the image above courtesy of Getty Images and Deposit Photos.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
Boygenius – “The Record”
Janelle Monáe – “The Age of Pleasure”
Jon Batiste – “World Music Radio”
Lana Del Rey – “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”
Miley Cyrus – “Endless Summer Vacation”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Guts”
SZA – “SOS”
Taylor Swift – “Midnights”

RECORD OF THE YEAR
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Boygenius – “Not Strong Enough”
Jon Batiste – “Worship”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”
Victoria Monét – “On My Mama”

SONG OF THE YEAR
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Dua Lipa – “Dance the Night”
Jon Batiste – “Butterfly”
Lana Del Rey – “A&W”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

BEST NEW ARTIST
Coco Jones
Gracie Abrams
Fred Again..
Ice Spice
Jelly Roll
Noah Kahan
Victoria Monét
The War and Treaty

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
Billie Eilish – “What Was I Made For?”
Doja Cat – “Paint the Town Red”
Miley Cyrus – “Flowers”
Olivia Rodrigo – “Vampire”
Taylor Swift – “Anti-Hero”

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
Labrinth Featuring Billie Eilish – “Never Felt So Alone”
Lana Del Rey Featuring Jon Batiste – “Candy Necklace”
Miley Cyrus Featuring Brandi Carlile – “Thousand Miles”
SZA Featuring Phoebe Bridgers – “Ghost in the Machine”
Taylor Swift Featuring Ice Spice – “Karma”

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff
Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II,
Hit Boy
Metro Boomin
Daniel Nigro

BEST RAP ALBUM
Drake & 21 Savage – “Her Loss”
Killer Mike – “Michael”
Metro Boomin – “Heroes & Villains”
Nas – “King’s Disease III”
Travis Scott – “Utopia”

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar – “The Hillbillies”
Black Thought – “Love Letter”
Coi Leray – “Players”
Drake & 21 Savage – “Rich Flex”
Killer Mike ft. André 3000, Future, and Eryn Allen Kane – “Scientists & Engineers”

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM
Brothers Osborne – “Brothers Osborne”
Kelsea Ballerini – “Rolling Up the Welcome Mat”
Lainey Wilson – “Bell Bottom Country”
Tyler Childers – “Rustin’ in the Rain”
Zach Bryan – “Zach Bryan”

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE
Brandy Clark – “Buried”
Chris Stapleton – “White Horse”
Dolly Parton – “The Last Thing on My Mind”
Luke Combs – “Fast Car”
Tyler Childers – “In Your Love”

BEST ROCK ALBUM
Foo Fighters – “But Here We Are”
Greta Van Fleet – “Starcatcher”
Metallica – “72 Seasons”
Paramore – “This Is Why”
Queens of the Stone Age – “In Times New Roman…”

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
Arctic Monkeys – “Sculptures of Anything Goes”
Black Pumas – “More Than a Love Song”
Boygenius – “Not Strong Enough”
Foo Fighters – “Rescued”
Metallica – “Lux Æterna”

BEST R&B ALBUM
Babyface – “Girls Night Out”
Coco Jones – “What I Didn’t Tell You”
Emily King – “Special Occasion”
Summer Walker – “Clear 2: Soft Life EP”
Victoria Monét – “Jaguar II”

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
Chris Brown – “Summer Too Hot”
Coco Jones – “ICU”
Robert Glasper Featuring Sir & Alex Isley – “Back to Love”
SZA – “Kill Bill”
Victoria Monét – “How Does It Make You Feel”

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM
Arctic Monkeys – “The Car”
Boygenius – “The Record”
Gorillaz – “Cracker Island”
Lana Del Rey – “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”
PJ Harvey – “I Inside the Old Year Dying”