Upcoming Rose Quarter Artists Rake in the Accolades

December means many things: cold weather, hot cocoa, and even more exciting: year-end music lists. Publications from around the world have begun to name their top songs, albums, and artists of 2018. In addition, the nominees for the 61st GRAMMY Awards were announced last week. Among them, there’s one common thread: some of the most acclaimed artists of the year are coming to the Rose Quarter soon. See a list below.

 

Ariana Grande

April 30, 2019 at Moda Center

GRAMMY Nominations:

Billboard: #1 Album of the Year (Sweetener)
Noisey: #3 Album of the Year
Stereogum: #3 Album of the Year
Complex: #4 Album of the Year
NPR: #22 Album of the Year 
Pitchfork: #8 Song of the Year (“thank u, next”)
Noisey: #6 Song of the Year (“thank u, next”)
The Guardian: #3 Song of the Year (“No Tears Left to Cry”)
The Guardian: #6 Song of the Year (“thank u, next”)

 

Travis Scott

December 22, 2018 at Moda Center

GRAMMY Nominations:

Pitchfork: #19 Song of the Year (“Sicko Mode”)
Billboard: #7 Album of the Year (Astroworld)
Noisey: #7 Album of the Year
Complex: #2 Album of the Year

The 1975

April 27, 2019 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum

Pitchfork: #1 Song of the Year (“Love It If We Made It”)
The Guardian: #10 Song of the Year (“Love It If We Made It”)
Billboard: #13 Album of the Year (A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships)
Entertainment Weekly: #16 Album of the Year

Shawn Mendes

June 12, 2019 at Moda Center

GRAMMY Nominations: