GRAMMY Awards Winners & Nominees for Best Rap Song

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Best Rap Song

 

63rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2020)
 
winner
Beyoncé Knowles, Jay Z, Derrick Milano, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Megan Thee Stallion, J White Did It

Savage

nominees

Lil Baby

The Bigger Picture

Lil Durk
,
Rogét Chahayed
,
Drake
,
Cardo

Laugh Now Cry Later

DaBaby
,
Roddy Ricch

Rockstar

62nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2019)
 
winner
J. Cole, 21 Savage

A Lot

Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage Featuring J. Cole)

nominees

Nipsey Hussle
,
Hit-Boy
,
Roddy Ricch

Racks In The Middle

DaBaby

Suge

Chancelor Bennett
,
YBN Cordae

Bad Idea

61st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2018)
 
winner
Drake, Cardo, Matthew Samuels

God's Plan

nominees

Kendrick Lamar
,
James Blake
,
Jay Rock
,
Axel Morgan
,
Future
,
Mike Will Made It

King's Dead

Joyner Lucas
,
Eminem
,
Matthew Samuels

Lucky You

Khalif Brown
,
Rogét Chahayed
,
Mike Dean
,
Drake
,
Hit-Boy
,
Travis Scott
,
Cydel Young

Sicko Mode

Kendrick Lamar
,
Anderson Hernandez
,
Jay Rock
,
Matthew Samuels

Win

60th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2017)
 
winner
Kendrick Lamar, Asheton Hogan

HUMBLE.

Kendrick Duckworth, Asheton Hogan, Michael Williams II & Anthony Tiffith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

nominees

Rapsody
,
Jason Martin
,
Wyann Vaughn

Sassy

Jay Z
,
No. I.D.

The Story Of O.J.

Cardi B
,
J White Did It

Bodak Yellow

Danger Mouse
,
Hector Delgado

Chase Me

59th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2016)
 
winner
Drake, Paul Jefferies

Hotline Bling

Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies, songwriters (Drake)

nominees

Fat Joe
,
Shandel Green
,
Karim Kharbouch
,
Remy Ma

All The Way Up

Chancelor Bennett
,
Ernest Brown
,
Swizz Beatz
,
Mike Dean
,
Kanye West
,
Cydel Young

Famous

Chancelor Bennett
,
Lil Wayne
,
Tauheed Epps
,
Ivan Rosenberg
,
Jaime Woods

No Problem

Chancelor Bennett
,
Swizz Beatz
,
Mike Dean
,
Kirk Franklin
,
Terius "The Dream" Nash
,
Kelly Price
,
Kanye West
,
Cydel Young

Ultralight Beam

58th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2015)
 
winner
Kendrick Lamar, Pharrell Williams

Alright

nominees

Richard Dorfmeister
,
Drake
,
Markus Kienzl
,
M. O'Brien
,
Matthew Samuels
,
Phillip Thomas

Energy

Common
,
Che Smith
,
John Legend

Glory

Fetty Wap

Trap Queen

Ernest Brown
,
Tyler Bryant
,
P Diddy
,
Mike Dean
,
Rennard East
,
Karim Kharbouch
,
Allan Kingdom
,
Kendrick Lamar
,
Paul McCartney
,
Victor Mensah
,
Charles Njapa
,
Ché Pope
,
Allen Ritter
,
Kanye West
,
Mario Winans
,
Cydel Young

All Day

57th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2014)
 
winner
Kendrick Lamar, Ronald Isley, Rahki

I

K. Duckworth, Ronald Isley & C. Smith, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar)

nominees

Jamal Jones
,
Nicki Minaj

Anaconda

Mike Dean
,
Ché Pope
,
John Legend
,
Kanye West
,
Charlie Wilson
,
No. I.D.
,
Cydel Young

Bound 2

Noel Fisher
,
Cameron Thomaz

We Dem Boyz

Adam Feeney
,
Drake
,
Anderson Hernandez
,
Paul Jefferies
,
Matthew Samuels

0 To 100 / The Catch Up

56th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2013)
 
winner
Ben Haggerty, Ryan Lewis

Thrift Shop

Ben Haggerty & Ryan Lewis, songwriters (Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Featuring Wanz)

nominees

Tauheed Epps
,
Drake
,
Kendrick Lamar
,
Rakim Mayers

F***in' Problems

Jay Z
,
Tim Mosley
,
Terius "The Dream" Nash
,
Justin Timberlake
,
No. I.D.

Holy Grail

Mike Dean
,
Travis Scott
,
Che Smith
,
Kanye West
,
Cydel Young

New Slaves

W. Coleman
,
Drake

Started From The Bottom

55th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2012)
 
winner
Jay Z, Mike Dean, Hit-Boy, Kanye West

N****s In Paris

Shawn Carter, Mike Dean, Chauncey Hollis & Kanye West, songwriters (Jay-Z & Kanye West)

nominees

Nas
,
No. I.D.

Daughters

Miguel

Lotus Flower Bomb

Big Sean
,
Mike Dean
,
Tauheed Epps
,
Terrence Thornton
,
Kanye West

Mercy

Lil Wayne
,
Drake
,
Tyler Williams

The Motto

Calvin Broadus
,
Philip Lawrence
,
Bruno Mars
,
Cameron Thomaz

Young, Wild & Free

54th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2011)
 
winner
Fergie, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Kanye West

All Of The Lights

Jeff Bhasker, Stacy Ferguson, Malik Jones, Terius "The Dream" Nash, Warren Trotter & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West, Rihanna, Kid Cudi & Fergie)

nominees

Alex Da Kid
,
Skylar Grey
,
Eminem
,
Dr. Dre

I Need A Doctor

Afrojack
,
Chris Brown
,
Lil Wayne
,
Diplo
,
Trevor Smith, Jr.

Look At Me Now

Jay Z
,
Kanye West

Otis

Daniel Johnson
,
Lupe Fiasco

The Show Goes On

Cameron Thomaz

Black And Yellow

53rd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2010)
 
winner
Jay Z, Angela Hunte, Alicia Keys

Empire State Of Mind

Shawn Carter, Angela Hunte, Alicia Keys, Janet Sewell & Alexander Shuckburgh, songwriters (Jay-Z & Alicia Keys)

nominees

Alex Da Kid
,
Skylar Grey
,
Eminem

Love The Way You Lie

Eminem
,
Luis Resto
,
Matthew Samuels

Not Afraid

Philip Lawrence
,
Bruno Mars

Nothin' On You

Jay Z
,
Swizz Beatz

On To The Next One

52nd Annual GRAMMY Awards (2009)
 
winner
Jay Z, Rihanna, Kanye West, No. I.D.

Run This Town

Jeff Bhasker, Shawn Carter, Robyn Fenty, Kanye West & Ernest Wilson, songwriters (Jay-Z, Rihanna & Kanye West)

nominees

Kid Cudi

Day 'N' Nite

T.I.
,
Justin Timberlake

Dead And Gone

Jay Z
,
No. I.D.

D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)

Lil Wayne
,
Drake
,
Matthew Samuels

Best I Ever Had

51st Annual GRAMMY Awards (2008)
 
winner
Lil Wayne

Lollipop

Darius "Deezle" Harrison, Lil Wayne, James Scheffer, Static Major & Rex Zamor, songwriters (Lil Wayne Featuring Static Major)

nominees

Flo Rida
,
T-Pain

Low

Calvin Broadus

Sexual Eruption

Lupe Fiasco

Superstar

Jay Z
,
Lil Wayne
,
T.I.
,
Kanye West

Swagga Like Us

50th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2007)
 
winner
Mike Dean, T-Pain, Kanye West

Good Life

Aldrin Davis, Mike Dean, Faheem Najm & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West Featuring T-Pain)

nominees

50 Cent
,
Tim Mosley
,
Justin Timberlake

Ayo Technology

T.I.
,
Mannie Fresh

Big Things Poppin' (Do It)

Kanye West

Can't Tell Me Nothing

Crank That (Soulja Boy)

49th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2006)
 
winner
Ludacris, Pharrell Williams

Money Maker

Ludacris & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (Ludacris Featuring Pharrell)

nominees

It's Goin' Down

Lupe Fiasco

Kick, Push

Anthony "Krazie Bone" Henderson
,
Chamillionaire

Ridin

T.I.

What You Know

48th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2005)
 
winner
Kanye West

Diamonds From Sierra Leone

DeVon Harris & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West)

nominees

50 Cent

Candy Shop

will.i.am
,
Printz Board
,
Fergie

Don't Phunk With My Heart

50 Cent
,
Andre Lyon
,
Jayceon Taylor

Hate It Or Love It

Ciara

Lose Control

47th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2004)
 
winner
Che Smith, Kanye West

Jesus Walks

Miri Ben Ari, Che Smith & Kanye West, songwriters (Kanye West)

nominees

Calvin Broadus
,
Chad Hugo
,
Pharrell Williams

Drop It Like It's Hot

will.i.am

Hey Mama

will.i.am
,
apl.de.ap

Let's Get It Started

Jay Z
,
Rick Rubin

99 Problems

46th Annual GRAMMY Awards (2003)
 
winner
Eminem

Lose Yourself

Jeff Bass, Eminem & L Resto, songwriters (Eminem)

nominees

Chad Hugo
,
Calvin Broadus
,
Pharrell Williams

Beautiful

Chad Hugo
,
Jay Z
,
Pharrell Williams

Excuse Me Miss

50 Cent
,
Mike Elizondo
,
Dr. Dre

In Da Club

Tim Mosley

Work It