Mac Miller received a posthumous Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album

Swimming will compete alongside albums by Cardi B, Pusha-T, Travis Scott, and Nipsey Hussle.

December 07, 2018
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Mac Miller's final album Swimming is one the nominees for Best Rap Album at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Miller will compete alongside albums by Cardi B, Travis Scott, Nipsey Hussle, and Pusha-T. Although Scorpion is nominated for Album of the Year, Drake failed to be recognized in the rap album category.

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Swimming was released just one month prior to Miller's death from an overdose earlier in September The album features the singles "Small Worlds" and "Self Care" plus contributions from Dev Hynes, Snoop Dogg, Syd, and Thundercat among others.

Elsewhere in the rap categories, Best Rap Performance will go to one of Cardi B ("Be Careful"), Drake ("Nice For What"), Kendrick Lamar ("King's Dead"), Travis Scott ("Sicko Mode") or Anderson .Paak ("Bubblin'").

Drake and Kendrick Lamar both have two nominations each for Best Rap Song alongside Eminem's "Lucky You." See below for a full list of the rap categories at the 2019 Grammy Awards.

Best Rap Album

Cardi B, Invasion of Privacy
Mac Miller, Swimming
Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap
Pusha-T, Daytona
Travis Scott, Astroworld

Best Rap Song

Drake, "God’s Plan"
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, & James Blake, "King’s Dead"
Eminem, "Lucky You"
Travis Scott, Drake, Big Hawk, & Swae Lee, "Sicko Mode"
Jay Rock ft. Kendrick Lamar,"Win"

Best Rap Performance

Cardi B, "Be Careful"
Drake, "Nice for What"
Kendrick Lamar, Jay Rock, Future, & James Blake, "King’s Dead"
Anderson .Paak, "Bubblin"
Travis Scott, Drake, "Sicko Mode"

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Christina Aguilera ft. Goldlink, "Like I Do"
6LACK ft. J. Cole, "Pretty Little Fears"
Childish Gambino, "This Is America"
Kendrick Lamar & SZA, "All the Stars"
Post Malone ft. 21 Savage , "Rockstar"

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Mac Miller received a posthumous Grammy nomination for Best Rap Album