Lamar, Drake, Carlile competing for top Grammys

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Kendrick Lamar, Drake and Brandi Carlile will compete in the top three categories at the 2019 Grammys, where women mark a comeback.

Carlile is one of the five women nominated for album of the year, along with Cardi B, Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae and H.E.R. Post Malone, Drake and Lamar's "Black Panther" soundtrack are also up for the prize.

Lamar and SZA's "All the Stars" is nominated for both record and song of the year.

Five other songs scored nominations in both categories, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's "Shallow"; Childish Gambino's "This Is America"; Drake's "God's Plan"; Zedd, Maren Morris and Grey's "The Middle"; and Carlile's "The Joke."

The Recording Academy delayed unveiling the nominees by two days because former President George H.W. Bush's funeral and public viewing this week in Washington.

The Grammys will be held on Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

ABC 12, WJRT, is reporting that familiar local faces will be appearing at the Grammy Awards in February.

Greta Van Fleet, a rock band from Frankenmuth, is being nominated in the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for the first time.

The band was nominated in four categories, including Best New Artist and Best Rock Song for "Black Smoke Rising."