And the 2018 Grammy Nominations are in ...

The 2018 Grammy Awards are shaping up to be quite an epic night in music now that the nominations are in.

For the first time in 19 years, according to LoveBScott.com, all five artists nominated in the Record of the Year category are artists of color: Childish Gambino for "Redbone," Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee for "Despacito," Jay Z for "The Story of O.J.," Kendrick Lamar for "HUMBLE," and Bruno Mars for "24K Magic."

In addition to Record of the Year, Jay Z has been nominated in seven more categories, including Album of the Year for 4:44 and Song of the Year for "4:44."

Lamar also earned seven nominations, including Album of the Year for Damn. He and Jay were also nominated for Best Rap Album for Damn and 4:44 respectively.

Mars is another artist who was nominated in the Big Three categories. In addition to Record of the Year, his 24K Magic and the album's title track are up for Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

Newcomer SZA also made Grammy nomination history as the most-nominated female artist this year with five nods. She'll compete for Best New Artist, Best Urban Contemporary Album, Best R&B Performance, Best Rap/Sung Performance, and Best R&B Song.

The 2018 Grammy Awards will air live from NYC's Madison Square Garden on Jan. 28 on CBS.

See all the nominations here.

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