Grammy 2023: Beyoncé was able to do what until recently seemed impossible.
Nominations for the 2023 Grammy Awards have been announced, with Beyonce, Taylor Swift and Adele among the artists battling it out to take home the iconic trophy
The nominations for the Grammy Awards 2023 are in, with Beyonce becoming the first female artist in history to score 80 Grammy nominations.
She’ll be battling it out with the likes of Adele to take home an iconic Grammy Awards trophy.
Now in its 65th year, the annual award ceremony recognises the best music released between the eligibility period – October 1 2021 to September 30 2022.
Voting took place last month, with Taylor Swift and Harry Styles also in the running to take home an award.
Five new categories have been introduced this year, meaning winners could be awarded Songwriter of the Year (Non-Classical), Best Alternative Music Performance, Best Americana Performance, Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games And Other Interactive Media, or Best Spoken Word Poetry Album.
There is also a special award for the Best Song for Social Change.
Nominees for Album of the Year are ABBA’s Voyage, Adele’s 3, Bad Bunny’s Un Verano Sin Ti, Beyonce’s Renaissance, Mary J. Blige’s Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe), Brandi Carlile’s In These Silent Days, Coldplay’s Music of the Spheres, Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers, Lizzo’s Special and Harry Styles’ Harry’s House.
The Song of the Year nominations include abcdefu by Gayle, About Damn Time by Lizzo, All Too Well by Taylor Swift, As It Was by Harry Styles, Bad Habit by Steve Lacy, Break My Soul by Beyonce, Easy On Me by Adele, The Heart Part 5 by Kendrick Lamar and Just Like That by Bonnie Raitt
Record of the Year nominations are Don’t Shut Me Down by ABBA, Easy on Me by Adele, Break My Soul by Beyonce, Good Morning Gorgeous by Mary J. Blige and You and Me on the Rock by Brandi Carlile feat. Lucius.
Woman by Doja Cat, Bad Habit by Steve Lacy, The Heart Part 5 by Kendrick Lamar, About Damn Time by Lizzo and As It Was by Harry Styles are also up for this category.
Nominees for Best Pop Solo Performance are Easy On Me by Adele, Moscow Mule by Bad Bunny, Woman by Doja Cat, Bad Habit by Steve Lacy, About Damn Time by Lizzo and As It Was by Harry Styles.
The nominations for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance are Don’t Shut Me Down by Abba, Bam Bam by Camila Cabello featuring Ed Sheeran, My Universe by Coldplay and BTS, I Like You (A Happier Song) by Post Malone and Doja Cat and Unholy by Sam Smith and Kim Petras.
Best Rock Performance nominees are Bryan Adams with So Happy It Hurts, Beck for Old Man, The Black Keys with Wild Child, Brandi Carlile for Broken Horses, IDLES for Crawl!, Ozzy Osbourne feat. Jeff Beck with Patient Number 9 and Turnstile with Holiday.
The Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album are Higher by Michael Bublé, When Christmas Comes Around by Kelly Clarkson, I Dream of Christmas (Extended) by Norah Jones, Evergreen by Pentatonix, Thank You by Diana Ross.
Nominees for Best Pop Vocal Album are Voyage by ABBA, 30 by Adele, Music of the Spheres by Coldplay, Special by Lizzo and Harry’s House by Harry Styles.
The Best Dance/Electronic Recording nominees are Break My Soul by Beyonce, Rosewood by Bonobo, Don’t Forget My Love by Diplo & Miguel, I’m Good Blue by David Guetta & Bebe Rexha, Intimidated by Kaytranada feat. H.E.R. and On My Knees by RÜFÜS DU SOL.
The nominations for Best Dance/Electronic Album are Renaissance by Beyonce, Fragments by Bonobo, Diplo by Diplo, The Last Goodbye by Odesza and Surrender by RÜFÜS DU SOL.
Best Rap Album nominees this year include God Did by DJ Khaled, I Never Liked You by Future, Come Home the Kids Miss You by Jack Harlow, Mr. Morale & the Big Steppers by Kendrick Lamar and It’s Almost Dry by Pusha T.
Nominees for Best Rap Song include Churchill Downs by Jack Harlow feat. Drake, God Did by DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend, and Fridayy, The Heart Part 5 by Kendrick Lamar, Pushin’ P by Gunna and Future feat. Young Thug and Wait for U by Future feat. Drake and Tems.
The Best Rap Performance are God Did by DJ Khaled feat. Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, JAY-Z, John Legend, and Fridayy, Vegas by Doja Cat, Pushin’ P by Gunna & Future feat. Young Thug, F.N.F. (Let’s Go) by Hitkidd & GloRilla and The Heart Part 5 by Kendrick Lamar.
The nominations for Best Melodic Rap Performance are Beautiful by DJ Khaled feat. Future and SZA, Wait for U by Future feat. Drake and Tems, First Class by Jack Harlow, Die Hard by Kendrick Lamar feat. BLXST and Amanda Reifer and Big Energy (Live) by Latto.
Anitta, Omar Apollo, Domi & JD Beck, Muni Long, Samara Joy, Latto, Måneskin, Tobe Nwigwe, Molly Tuttle and Wet Leg are all in the running to win Best New Artist.
Nominations for Best Música Urbana Album include Trap Cake, Vol. 2 by Rauw Alejandro, Un Verano Sin Ti by Bad Bunny, Legendaddy by Daddy Yankee, LA 167 by Farruko and The Love & Sex Tape by Maluma.
The nominations for Best Americana Album are In These Silent Days by Brandi Carlile, Things Happen That Way by Dr. John, Good To Be by Keb’ Mo’, Raise the Roof by Robert Plant & Alison Krauss and Just Like That by Bonnie Raitt.
Best R&B Performance nominees include VIRGO’S GROOVE by Beyonce, Here With Me by Mary J. Blige Featuring Anderson .Paak, Over by Lucky Daye, Hrs & Hrs by Muni Long and Hurt Me So Good by Jazmine Sullivan.
Best Comedy Album nominees include The Closer by Dave Chappelle, Comedy Monster by Jim Gaffigan, A Little Brains, a Little Talent by Randy Rainbow, Sorry by Louis CK and We All Scream by Patton Oswalt.
Best Gospel Performance/Song nominees are Positive by Erica Campbell, When I Pray by DOE, Kingdom by Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin, The Better Benediction by PJ Morton Featuring Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers & Darrel Walls and Get Up by Tye Tribbett.
The Best R&B Song nominations are CUFF IT by Beyonce, Good Morning Gorgeous” by Mary J. Blige, Hrs & Hrs by Muni Long, Hurt Me So Good by Jazmine Sullivan and Please Don’t Walk Away by PJ Morton.
Adele has been nominated for Best Music Video for her song Easy on Me. Also up for an award in this category are BTS for Yet to Come, Doja Cat for Woman, Kendrick Lamar for The Heart Part 5, Harry Styles for As It Was and Taylor Swift for All Too Well: The Short Film.
Best Gospel Album nominees are Die To Live by Maranda Curtis, Breakthrough: The Exodus (Live) by Ricky Dillard, DOE’s Clarity, One Deluxe by Maverick City Music & Kirk Franklin and All Things New by Tye Tribbett.
Nominees for Best Alternative Music Album include WE by Arcade Fire, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You by Big Thief, Fossora by Björk, Cool It Down by Yeah Yeah Yeahs and Wet Leg’s self-titled album.
Best Music Film nominees are Adele for Adele One Night Only, Justin Bieber for Our World, Billie Eilish for Billie Eilish Live at the O2, Rosalía for Motomami (Rosalía TikTok Live Performance) and Neil Young & Crazy Horse for A Band A Brotherhood A Barn. Also up for a nomination in this category is Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story by various artists.
Nominees for Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media are The Batman by Michael Giacchino, Encanto by Germaine Franco, No Time to Die by Hans Zimmer, The Power of the Dog by Jonny Greenwood and Succession: Season 3 by Nicholas Britell.
The nominations for Best Alternative Music Performance include Arctic Monkeys with There’d Better Be a Mirrorball, Big Thief for Certainty, Florence + The Machine for King, Wet Leg with Chaise Lounge and Yeah Yeah Yeahs feat. Perfume Genius for Spitting Off the Edge of the World.
Best Rock Song nominees include Black Summer by Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Blackout by Turnstile, Broken Horses by Brandi Carlile, Harmonia’s Dream by The War on Drugs and Patient Number 9 by Ozzy Osbourne feat. Jeff Beck.
Nominees for Best Metal Performance include Ghost’s Call me Little Sunshine, Megadeth for We’ll Be Back, Muse with Kill or Be Killed, Ozzy Osbourne feat. Tony Iommi for Degradation Rules and Turnstile’s Black Out.
The nominations for Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album are El Alimento by Cimafunk, Tinta y Tiempo by Jorge Drexler, Mon Laferte’s 1940 Carmen, Alegoría by Gaby Moreno, Los Años Salvajes by Fito Paez and Rosalía’s MOTOMAMI.
The nominations for Best Country Solo Performance are Heartfirst by Kelsea Ballerini, Something In The Orange by Zach Bryan, In His Arms by Miranda Lambert, Circles Around This Town by Maren Morris and Live Forever by Willie Nelson.