Pop artist Lizzo leads Grammy nominations with eight nods

Singer/songwriter Lizzo performs on stage on September 25 in Washington. (Photo: AP)

Pop artist Lizzo led the Grammy nominations on Wednesday with eight nods, followed by alt-pop sensation Billie Eilish, and country rapper Lil Nas X with six apiece.

Lizzo, Eilish and Lil Nas X also scored nods for the top awards - album and record of the year.

The Grammy Awards, the highest honors in the music industry, will be handed out in Los Angeles on January 26 in a ceremony hosted by Alicia Keys.

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