Bay Area superstar H.E.R. nominated for eight Grammy Awards

Jim Harrington, The Mercury News on

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— Best traditional R&B performance, “Fight for You”

— Best R&B song, “Damage”

— Best R&B album, “Back of My Mind”

— Best contemporary Christian music performance/song, “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”

— Best song written for visual media, “Fight for You”


In other big Bay Area Grammy news, hip-hop artist Saweetie — a Santa Clara, California, native — has been nominated in the best new artist category. She is also nominated in the best rap song field for “Best Friend,” which features Doja Cat.

Also, Ledisi is nominated in the best traditional pop vocal album for “Ledisi Sings Nina.”

The 64th Grammy Awards take place Jan. 31 and will be shown on CBS.

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