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Drake, Diana Krall, Chromeo, Boi-1da & More Canadians Nominated for 2019 Grammys

Last Friday, the Recording Academy announced the 2019 Grammy nominations across 84 categories. Rap and R&B superstar Drake led the way with seven nominations, while three-time Juno Award-winner Shawn Mendes received his first ever Grammy nod.

The 61st Annual Grammy Awards will air live on Feb. 10, 2019, from Los Angeles.

Here is the full list of Canadian Grammy nominees:

Boi-1da
Nominated for: Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Chromeo
Nominated for: Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, Head Over Heels
Nathaniel Alford, Jason Evigan, Chris Galland, Tom Gardner, Patrick “P-Thugg” Gemayel, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Tony Hoffer, Derek Keota, Ian Kirkpatrick, David Macklovitch, Amber Mark, Manny Marroquin, Vaughn Oliver, Chris “TEK” O’Ryan, Morgan Taylor Reid & Gian Stone, engineers; Chris Gehringer & Michelle Mancini, mastering engineers (Chromeo)

Daniel Caesar
Nominated for: Best R&B Performance, "Best Part"
Performed by H.E.R. featuring Daniel Caesar

Diana Krall
Nominated for: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, Love Is Here to Stay
Performed by Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, "‘S Wonderful"
Performed by Tony Bennett & Diana Krall

Drake
Nominated for: Album Of The Year, Scorpion
Performed by Drake
Noel Cadastre, Noel “Gadget” Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Aubrey Graham & Noah Shebib, songwriters; Chris Athens, mastering engineer

Best Rap Performance, "Nice for What"
Performed by Drake

Best Rap Performance, "Sicko Mode"
Performed by Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee

Best Rap Song, "Sicko Mode"
Khalif Brown, Rogét Chahayed, BryTavious Chambers, Mike Dean, Mirsad Dervic, Kevin Gomringer, Tim Gomringer, Aubrey Graham, John Edward Hawkins, Chauncey Hollis, Jacques Webster, Ozan Yildirim & Cydel Young, songwriters (Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk & Swae Lee)

Best Rap Song, "God's Plan"
Written by Aubrey Graham (Drake), Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib

Record Of The Year, "God's Plan"
Performed by Drake
Boi-1Da, Cardo & Young Exclusive, producers; Noel Cadastre, Noel “Gadget” Campbell & Noah Shebib, engineers/mixers; Chris Athens, mastering engineer

Song of the Year, "God's Plan"
Written by Aubrey Graham (Drake), Daveon Jackson, Brock Korsan, Ron LaTour, Matthew Samuels & Noah Shebib

James Ehnes
Nominated for: Best Classical Instrumental Solo, Kernis: Violin Concerto
James Ehnes; Ludovic Morlot, conductor (Seattle Symphony)

Les Violons du Roy
Nominated for: Best Classical Solo Vocal Album, ARC
Performed by Anthony Roth Costanzo; Jonathan Cohen, conductor (Les Violons Du Roy)

Philip Shaw Bova
Nominated for: Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical, Earthtones
Robbie Lackritz, engineer; Philip Shaw Bova, mastering engineer (Bahamas)

Rob Bowman
Nominated for: Best Historical Album, Any Other Way
Rob Bowman, Douglas Mcgowan, Rob Sevier & Ken Shipley, compilation producers; Jeff Lipton, mastering engineer (Jackie Shane)

Shawn Mendes
Nominated for: Best Pop Vocal Album, Shawn Mendes
Performed by Shawn Mendes

Song of the Year, "In My Blood"
Written by Teddy Geiger, Scott Harris, Shawn Mendes & Geoffrey Warburton

Yiddish Glory
Nominated for: Best World Music Album, The Lost Songs of World War II

Young Spirit
Nominated for: Best Regional Roots Music Album, Mewasinsational – Cree Round Dance Songs

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Michael Raine is the Senior Editor at Canadian Musician. He is also a co-host of the popular Canadian Musician Radio weekly podcast.