Following the announcement Tuesday of the nominations for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, Jay Z He is now the most nominated artist in Grammy history with 83 career nominations. Pianist / singer / songwriter Jon batiste leads the pack for the January 2022 ceremony with 11 nominations, tied for second in a single year in award history.
Jay-Z, born Shawn corey carter, received three nominations this year; two for Best Rap Song for their collaborations in DMX “Bath salts” and Kanye West “Jail” and another for a composer credit of From Justin Beiber album, Justice, which is up for Album of the Year.
Before Tuesday’s announcement, Carter, who has 23 career Grammys, was in a two-way tie with the producer / songwriter. Quincy jones for most nominations with 80 each. Jones now moves to third place after By Paul McCartney This year’s nominations placed him second with 82.
Jon Batiste attends the 2020 Roc Nation Brunch on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi /. For Roc Nation)
Batiste, the bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert is on his eighth studio album, but he only had three career nominations before Tuesday’s announcement. His eclectic 2021 release We Are fuses genres like R&B, jazz and roots while delivering socio-political commentary.
Baptiste also received nominations for his contributions to the soundtrack of the Pixar / Disney film Soul, earning his 11 nominations, including Album of the Year for We Are, Best R&B Album and Record of the Year for “Freedom” on Jazz, Soul, and classical and root categories.
Batiste’s 11 nominations for 2022 link him to Kendrick lamar, who garnered 11 nominations in 2016 during the campaign for his album To Pimp a Butterfly. The record for the most nominations in a year is 12, held by the deceased Michael jackson in 1984 and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds in 1997.
Winner of four Grammy Awards SHE It received eight more nominations in 2022, bringing it to an impressive 21 in just four years. Their debut album, Back of My Mind, garnered both Album of the Year and R&B Album of the Year honors. His Oscar-winning song “Fight For You” has two nominations for Best Traditional R&B Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media.
ELLA attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison /.)
“Damage” is nominated for Best R&B Song and Best R&B Performance. HER is also nominated for Best Contemporary Christian Song / Performance for “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix).”
This year, the four broad field categories (Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist) have risen to 10 nominees per category. Up for Album of the Year along with Batiste and HER are Lil Nas X for Montero and Kanye west for Donda. Lil Nas X will face Batiste for the record of the year for “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” Justin Bieber presenting Daniel Cesar toNorth Dakota Hit for “Peaches” and Silk sonic “Let the door open.”
The aforementioned songs by Silk Sonic, Bieber, Cesar and Giveon, Lil Nas X, and HER are also nominated for Song of the Year.
Other prominent nominees include the rapper Saweetie as Best New Artist, the late The prince for Best Historical Album for its reissue Sign of the Times and Jazmine sullivan for Best R&B Song for “Pick Up Your Feelings” and Best R&B Album for Heaux Tales. Yebba and Lucky daye receives a nod for Best Traditional R&B Performance for “How Much Can A Heart Take” and Daye also receives a nod for Best Progressive R&B Album for Table for Two, the EP on which the song is found.
Saweetie attends the 2021 MTV Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center on September 12, 2021 in the Brooklyn district of New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy /. For MTV / ViacomCBS)
Cardi B and Megan the stallion will fight for Best Rap Performance for “Up” and Thot S— “respectively, and Nas collects his 15th nomination for King’s Disease II. He was, until he won last year for King’s Disease, the most nominated artist, only surpassed by Brian McKnight (17 nods) without winning. Dave Chappelle, Barack Obama and LeVar Burton will compete for Best Spoken Word Album.
The 64 annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on January 31, 2022. Here’s the full list of nominations.
Additional reporting by Tonya Pendleton
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