The line between pop and dance has been blurring for years now, and nowhere is that more apparent than at the GRAMMYs. Sometimes the dance/electronic categories feature pop stars who opted for computers over traditional instruments for their new collections, while other times, the coveted slots are filled by lesser-known upstarts who are as surprised by their nomination as the rest of the world is.
If you’re not well-acquainted with the potential winners for next year's ceremony, have a listen to their newly GRAMMY-nominated tunes below.
The first-ever non-English (or non-instrumental) song to be nominated is a worthy contender for one of the biggest prizes in the genre. Bonobo, who is also up for the Dance/Electronic Album trophy for his album Migration, is one of the most inventive producers out there, and with this Moroccan-language tune, both he and musical collective Innov Gnawa may win a GRAMMY for their boundary-pushing work.