The 2019 Grammy nominees will soon be revealed on December 5th. Post Malone & Cardi B have been ruled not eligible for the upcoming 2019 Grammy Award for Best New Artist.
A source told AP News that Cardi was submitted for the 2018 Best New Artist award; Cardi was not nominated, and the award went to Alessia Cara.
The reason Post Malone was not able to be voted for was due to the fact he surpassed the status of a “new artist” his 2016 studio debut Stoney was a huge success and his hit single “White Iverson” went platinum in January 2016) as well as his song “Congratulations”.
His 2018 LP beerbongs & bentleys will be submitted in the pop categories but not rap categories.