2019 Year-End Award Nominations

2019 TFC Year-End Award Nominees

 

Album of 2019

Song of 2019

  • “Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X
  • “Suge” – DaBaby
  • “break up with your girlfriend, i’m bored” – Ariana Grande
  • “The London” – Young Thug f/ Travis Scott & J. Cole
  • “Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
  • “bad guy” – Billie Eilish

Best Mainstream Film

Best Hip-hop/Rap Album

Best Pop Album

  • Charli – Charli XCX
  • WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? – Billie Eilish
  • Norman Fucking Rockwell! – Lana Del Rey
  • Flamboyant – Dorian Electra
  • Titanic Rising – Weyes Blood
  • All Mirrors – Angel Olsen

Best R&B/Soul Album

Best Art Film

  • Parasite
  • The Lighthouse
  • Honey Boy
  • Marriage Story
  • Uncut Gems
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Banger of the Year

  • “Hot” – Young Thug f/ Gunna
  • “Taste” – Tyga f/ Offset
  • “Thotiana” – Blueface
  • “Hot Girl Summer” – Megan Thee Stallion f/ Nicki Minaj & Ty Dolla $ign
  • “Old Town Road (Remix)” – Lil Nas X f/ Billy Ray Cyrus
  • “Motivation” – Normani
  • “Juicy” – Doja Cat f/ Tyga
  • “Suge” – DaBaby

Best Hip-hop/Rap Song

  • “Crushed Up” – Future
  • “Only Child” – Tierra Whack
  • “Offence” – Little Simz
  • “WHAT’S GOOD” – Tyler, the Creator
  • “Just How It Is” – Young Thug
  • “Beta Male Strategies” – JPEGMAFIA

Best Pop Song

  • “EARFQUAKE” – Tyler, the Creator f/ Playboi Carti
  • “Movies” – Weyes Blood
  • “A Palé” – Rosalía
  • “SUGAR” – BROCKHAMPTON
  • “Gone” – Charli XCX f/ Christine and the Queens
  • “Norman fucking Rockwell” – Lana Del Rey

Best R&B/Soul Song

  • “What’s Up with You?” – Anna Wise
  • “Then There Were Two” – Mark Ronson f/ Anderson .Paak
  • “sad day” – FKA twigs
  • “I Want You Around” – Snoh Aalegra
  • “Something Keeps Calling Me” – Raphael Saadiq f/ Rob Bacon
  • “Into the Red” – James Blake

Vocal Performance of the Year

  • “Empty” – Juice WRLD
  • “Lark” – Angel Olsen
  • “imagine” – Ariana Grande
  • “Into the Red” – James Blake
  • “Cellophane” – FKA twigs
  • “Cuz I Love You” – Lizzo

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

  • “Take What You Want” – Post Malone f/ Travis Scott & Ozzy Osbourne
  • “Feel the Vibe” – BJ the Chicago Kid f/ Anderson .Paak
  • “Where’s the Catch” – James Blake f/ André 3000
  • “EARFQUAKE” – Tyler, the Creator f/ Playboi Carti
  • “Selfish” – Little Simz f/ Cleo Sol
  • “Come Home” – Anderson .Paak f/ André 3000

Best Debut Album

  • WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? – Billie Eilish
  • Over It – Summer Walker
  • The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae
  • Nothing Great About Britain – slowthai
  • As If It Were Forever – Anna Wise
  • Flamboyant – Dorian Electra

Best Rap Collaboration

  • “The London” – Young Thug f/ Travis Scott & J. Cole
  • “RNP” – YBN Cordae f/ Anderson .Paak
  • “a lot” – 21 Savage f/ J. Cole
  • “Negro Spiritual” – Danny Brown f/ JPEGMAFIA
  • “P.A.T.” – Denzel Curry f/ PlayThatBoiZay
  • “Education” – Freddie Gibbs & Madlib f/ Yasiin Bey & Black Thought

Best Vocal Collaboration

  • “Free the Frail” – JPEGMAFIA f/ Helena Deland
  • “No Guidance” – Chris Brown f/ Drake
  • “Barefoot in the Park” – James Blake f/ Rosalía
  • “Vivre d’Amour et d’Eau Fraîche” – Anna Wise f/ Jon Bap
  • “Something Real” – Summer Walker w/ London On Da Track & Chris Brown
  • “Gone” – Charli XCX f/ Christine and the Queens

Best New Artist

  • Summer Walker
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • YBN Cordae
  • Billie Eilish
  • Lil Nas X
  • Lizzo
  • slowthai
  • Dorian Electra

Verse of the Year

  • J. Cole – “The London” – Feature Verse
  • Pusha T – “Palmolive” – Feature Verse
  • J. Cole – “a lot” – Feature Verse
  • Little Simz – “Boss” – Verse 2
  • YBN Cordae – “Wintertime” – Verse 1
  • Daveed Diggs (of clipping.) – “Blood of the Fang” – Verse 1
  • Freddie Gibbs – “Freestyle Sh*t”
  • JPEGMAFIA – “Papi I Missed U” – Verse 1

Beat of the Year

  • “Education” – Madlib for Freddie Gibbs, Yasiin Bey & Black Thought
  • “4ÆM” – Claire Boucher for Grimes
  • “The London” – T-Minus for Young Thug, Travis Scott & J. Cole
  • “Heartless” – Metro Boomin, Illangelo, The Weeknd & Dre Moon
  • “IGOR’S THEME” – Tyler, the Creator
  • “A Palé” – El Guincho, Frank Dukes, Rosalía Vila & Noah Goldstein
  • “Jesus Forgive Me, I Am a Thot” – JPEGMAFIA

Best Producer/DJ Track

  • “READY TO GO” – Baauer w/ Channel Tres & Danny Brown
  • “Higher” – DJ Khaled f/ Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
  • “Pumpkin Attack on Mommy and Daddy” – Xiu Xiu
  • “Beograd” – SebastiAn
  • “Voices” – Flume f/ SOPHIE & Kučka
  • “Then There Were Two” – Mark Ronson f/ Anderson .Paak

Best Electronic/Experimental Album

  • IGOR – Tyler, the Creator
  • CALIGULA – Lingua Ignota
  • Girl with Basket of Fruit – Xiu Xiu
  • Flamboyant – Dorian Electra
  • All My Heroes Are Cornballs – JPEGMAFIA
  • A Quiet Farwell, Twenty Sixteen to Twenty Eighteen – Slauson Malone
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