Posts from 2017-11-30

AMERICAN RAPPER JAY Z MAKES GRAMMY HISTORY

jay z2017Jay-Z has tied with Steve Wonder to become the third most-nominated artist in Grammys history.

The 47-year-old rapper whose real name is Shawn Carter has received a total of eight nods, giving him a total of 74 nominations and 21 wins.

The Encore hitmaker and the Superstition are joined by the late Sir Georg Solti, the award-winning Hungarian-born orchestral and operatic conductor to the title. The trio comes behind iconic producer Quincy Jones with 79 nods and Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartneys 74.

At the 2018 ceremony, Jay is up for the biggest accolades including Album of The Year, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Performance, for his 13th studio LP 4.44, as well as, Record of The Year and Best Rap Song for The Story of OJ.

Following shortly behind are Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars with seven and six nominations respectively.

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