SZA arrives for the 2018 Met Gala on May 7, 2018, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. Image Credit: AFP

Los Angeles: Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 66th annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on Sunday in Los Angeles.

SZA leads all contenders with nine nominations, as women including Taylor Swift, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Victoria Monet and Phoebe Bridgers along with the group boygenius rule the slate.

When it comes to the night's most prestigious top album prize, a woman will win - or jazzman Jon Batiste, the only man in the running for it.

Album of the Year

"World Music Radio" - Jon Batiste

"the record" - boygenius

"Endless Summer Vacation" - Miley Cyrus

"Did you know that there's a tunnel under Ocean Blvd" - Lana Del Rey

"The Age of Pleasure" - Janelle Monae

"GUTS" - Olivia Rodrigo

"Midnights" - Taylor Swift


Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song

"Worship" - Jon Batiste

"Not Strong Enough" - boygenius

"Flowers" - Miley Cyrus

"What Was I Made For?" (From The Motion Picture 'Barbie') - Billie Eilish

"On My Mama" - Victoria Monet

"Vampire" - Olivia Rodrigo

"Anti-Hero" - Taylor Swift

"Kill Bill" - SZA

Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting

"A&W" - Jack Antonoff, Lana Del Rey & Sam Dew, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)

"Anti-Hero" - Jack Antonoff & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

"Butterfly" - Jon Batiste & Dan Wilson, songwriters (Jon Batiste)

"Dance The Night" (From "Barbie The Album") - Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson & Andrew Wyatt, songwriters (Dua Lipa)

"Flowers" - Miley Cyrus, Gregory Aldae Hein & Michael Pollack, songwriters (Miley Cyrus)

"Kill Bill" - Rob Bisel, Carter Lang & SZA, songwriters (SZA)

"Vampire" - Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo, songwriters (Olivia Rodrigo)

"What Was I Made For?" (From The Motion Picture 'Barbie') - Billie Eilish & Finneas O'Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

Best New Artist

Gracie Abrams

Fred Again..

Ice Spice

Jelly Roll

Coco Jones

Noah Kahan

Victoria Monet

The War and Treaty

Best Pop Solo Performance

"Flowers" - Miley Cyrus

"Paint The Town Red" - Doja Cat

"What Was I Made For?" (From The Motion Picture 'Barbie') - Billie Eilish

"Vampire" - Olivia Rodrigo

"Anti-Hero" - Taylor Swift

Best Pop Vocal Album

"Chemistry" - Kelly Clarkson

"Endless Summer Vacation" - Miley Cyrus

"GUTS" - Olivia Rodrigo

"- (Subtract)" - Ed Sheeran

"Midnights" - Taylor Swift

Best Music Video

"I'm Only Sleeping" - The Beatles

"In Your Love" - Tyler Childers

"What Was I Made For?" (From The Motion Picture 'Barbie') - Billie Eilish

"Count Me Out" - Kendrick Lamar

"Rush" - Troye Sivan

Best Rap Album

"Her Loss" - Drake & 21 Savage

"Michael" - Killer Mike

"Heroes & Villains" - Metro Boomin

"King's Disease III" - Nas

"Utopia" - Travis Scott

Best Rock Album

"But Here We Are" - Foo Fighters

"Starcatcher" - Greta Van Fleet

"72 Seasons" - Metallica

"This Is Why" - Paramore

"In Times New Roman..." - Queens Of The Stone Age

Best Global Music Album

"Epifanias" - Susana Baca

"History" - Bokante

"I Told Them..." - Burna Boy

"Timeless" - Davido

"This Moment" - Shakti

Artists with Most Nominations

SZA - 9

Phoebe Bridgers - 7

Serban Ghenea - 7

Victoria Monet - 7

Taylor Swift - 6

Miley Cyrus - 6

Billie Eilish - 6

Jack Antonoff - 6

Jon Batiste - 6

boygenius - 6

Brandy Clark - 6

Olivia Rodrigo - 6