2018 Grammy Nominations Nod to Hip-Hop and R&B's Growing Clout

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2018 Grammy Nominations Nod to Hip-Hop and R&B's Growing Clout

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After years of criticism of its treatment of hip-hop and R&B stars and younger artists, the Grammy Awards have gotten the message.

Four of the five nominees for Album of the Year at the 60th annual Grammy Awards—Compton rapper Kendrick Lamar, hip-hop elder statesman Jay-Z, rapper and singer Childish Gambino and Hawaiian-born pop singer Bruno Mars, whose music incorporates R&B—are hip-hop or R&B-related acts. The fifth nominee is New Zealand alternative-pop singer Lorde. (Click here for a list of nominees in some…

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