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The nominations for the 64th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced.

Up top, catch a rewatch of the unveiling of the latest nominees class. Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. and Board of Trustees Chair Tammy Hurt were joined during Tuesday’s announcement event at the Grammy Museum by BTS, Gayle King, H.E.R., Jon Batiste, Carly Pearce, Tayla Parx, and more.

Next year’s iteration of the oft-controversial awards show was preceded with this May’s announcement of new rules and guidelines, including tweaks to category classification requirements and more.

Below, see a list of various 2022 Grammys nominees. And for a detailed breakdown of nominees, including additional categories, click here.

Winners will be revealed during a ceremony at the Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles. For those at home, the ceremony will be broadcast live on CBS and via the Paramount+ app at 8 p.m. ET on Jan. 31.

Album of the Year

  • Jon Batiste – We Are
  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Love for Sale
  • Justin Bieber – Justice
  • Doja Cat – Planet Her
  • Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
  • H.E.R. – Back of My Mind
  • Lil Nas X – Montero
  • Olivia Rodrigo – Sour
  • Taylor Swift – Evermore
  • Kanye West – Donda

Song of the Year

  • Ed Sheeran – “Bad Habits”
  • Alicia Keys & Brandi Carlile – “A Beautiful Noise”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Drivers License”
  • H.E.R. – “Fight for You”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Doja Cat f/ SZA – “Kiss Me More”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
  • Justin Bieber f/ Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches”
  • Brandi Carlilie – “Right on Time”

Record of the Year

  • Jon Batiste – “Freedom”
  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – “I Get a Kick Out of You”
  • Justin Bieber f/ Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches”
  • Brandi Carlile – “Right on Time”
  • Doja Cat f/ SZA – “Kiss Me More”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Drivers License”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Lil Nas X – “Montero”
  • Abba – “I Still Have Faith in You”

Best New Artist

  • Arooj Aftab
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Baby Keem
  • FINNEAS
  • Glass Animals
  • Japanese Breakfast
  • The Kid Laroi
  • Arlo Parks
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Saweetie

Best Rap Album

  • J. Cole – The Off-Season
  • Drake – Certified Lover Boy
  • Nas – King’s Disease II
  • Tyler, the Creator – Call Me If You Get Lost
  • Kanye WestDonda

Best Rap Song

  • DMX f/ Jay-Z & Nas – “Bath Salts”
  • Saweetie f/ Doja Cat – “Best Friend”
  • Baby Keem f/ Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
  • Kanye West f/ Jay-Z – “Jail”
  • J. Cole f/ 21 Savage & Morray – “My Life”

Best Rap Performance

  • Baby Keem f/ Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
  • Cardi B – “Up”
  • J. Cole f/ 21 Savage & Morray – “My Life”
  • Drake f/ Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy”
  • Megan Thee Stallion – “Thot Shit”

Best Melodic Rap Performance

  • J. Cole f/ Lil Baby – “Pride Is the Devil”
  • Doja Cat – “Need to Know”
  • Lil Nas X f/ Jack Harlow – “Industry Baby”
  • Tyler, the Creator f/ Youngboy Never Broke Again & Ty Dolla Sign – “Wusyaname”
  • Kanye West f/ The Weeknd & Lil Baby – “Hurricane”

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • Justin Bieber – “Anyone”
  • Brandi Carlile – “Right on Time”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Ariana Grande – “Positions”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Drivers License”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – “I Get a Kick Out of You”
  • Justin Bieber & Benny Blanco – “Lonely”
  • BTS – “Butter”
  • Coldplay – “Higher Power”
  • Doja Cat f/ SZA – “Kiss Me More”

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Love for Sale
  • Norah Jones – Til We Meet Again (Live)
  • Tori Kelly – A Tori Kelly Christmas
  • Ledisi – Ledisi Sings Nina
  • Willie Nelson – That’s Life
  • Dolly Parton – A Holly Dolly Christmas

Best Pop Vocal Album

  • Justin Bieber – Justice
  • Doja Cat – Planet Her (Deluxe)
  • Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
  • Ariana Grande – Positions
  • Olivia Rodrigo – Sour

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • Black Coffee – Subconsciously
  • Illenium – Fallen Embers
  • Major Lazer – Music Is the Weapon (RELOADED)
  • Marshmello – Shockwave
  • Sylvan Esso – Free Love
  • Ten City – Judgement

Best Dance/Electronic Recording

  • Afrojack & David Guetta – “Hero”
  • Ólafur Arnalds & Bonobo – “Loom”
  • James Blake – “Before”
  • Bonobo & Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – “Heartbreak”
  • Caribou – “You Can Do It”
  • RÜFÜS DU SOL – “Alive”
  • Tiësto – “The Business”

Best R&B Performance

  • Snoh Aalegra – “Lost You”
  • Justin Bieber f/ Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches”
  • H.E.R. – “Damage”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • Jon Batiste – “I Need You”
  • BJ the Chicago Kid, PJ Morton, Kenyon Dixon, & Charlie Bereal – “Bring It on Home”
  • Leon Bridges & Robert Glasper – “Born Again”
  • H.E.R. – “Fight for You”
  • Lucky Dave & Yebba – “How Much Can a Heart Take?”

Best R&B Song

  • H.E.R. – “Damage”
  • SZA – “Good Days”
  • Giveon – “Heartbreak Anniversary”
  • Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”
  • Jazmine Sullivan – “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Best Progressive R&B Album

  • Eric Bellinger – New Light
  • Cory Henry​​​​​​​ – Something To Say 
  • Hiatus Kaiyote​​​​​​​ – Mood Valiant
  • Lucky Daye – Table For Two 
  • Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder & Kamasi Washington​​​​​​​ – Dinner Party: Dessert
  • Masego​​​​​​​ – ​​​​​​​Studying Abroad: Extended Stay

Best R&B Album

  • Snoh Aalegra – Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies
  • Jon Batiste – We Are
  • Leon Bridges – Gold-Diggers Sound
  • H.E.R. – Back of My Mind
  • Jazmine Sullivan – Heaux Tales

Best Rock Album

  • AC/DC – Power Up
  • Black Pumas – Capitol Cuts
  • Chris Cornell – No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1
  • Foo Fighters – Medicine at Midnight
  • Paul McCartney – McCartney III

Best Rock Song

  • Weezer – “All My Favorite Songs”
  • Kings of Leon – “The Bandit”
  • Paul McCartney – “Find My Way”
  • Mammoth WVH – “Distance”
  • Foo Fighters – “Waiting on a War”

Best Rock Performance

  • AC/DC – “Shot in the Dark”
  • Black Pumas – “Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A)”
  • Chris Cornell – “Nothing Compares 2 U”
  • Deftones – “OHMS”
  • Foo Fighters – “Making a Fire”

Best Metal Performance

  • Deftones – “Genesis”
  • Dream Theater – “The Alien”
  • Gojira – “Amazonia”
  • Mastodon – “Pushing the Tides”
  • Rob Zombie – “The Triumph of King Freak”

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Fleet Foxes – Shore
  • Halsey – If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power
  • Japanese Breakfast – Jubilee
  • Arlo Parks – Collapsed in Sunbeams
  • St. Vincent – Daddy’s Home

Best Country Solo Performance

  • Luke Combs – “Forever After All”
  • Mickey Guyton – “Remember Her Name”
  • Jason Isbell – “All I Do Is Drive”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Camera Roll”
  • Chris Stapleton – “You Should Probably Leave”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood – “If I Didn’t Love You”
  • Brothers Osborne – “Younger Me”
  • Dan + Shay – “Glad You Exist”
  • Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris – “Chasing After You”
  • Elle King & Miranda Lambert – “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)”

Best Country Song

  • Maren Morris – “Better Than We Found It”
  • Kacey Musgraves – “Camera Roll”
  • Chris Stapleton – “Cold”
  • Thomas Rhett – “Country Again”
  • Walker Hayes – “Fancy Like”
  • Mickey Guyton – “Remember Her Name”

Best Country Album

  • Brothers Osborne – Skeletons
  • Mickey Guyton – Remember Her Name
  • Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall, & Jack Ingram – The Marfa Tapes
  • Sturgill Simpson – The Ballad of Dood & Juanita 
  • Chris Stapleton – Starting Over

Best New Age Album

  • Will Ackerman, Jeff Oster, Tom Eaton – Brothers
  • Stewart Copeland, Ricky Kej – Divine Tides
  • Wouter Kellerman, David Arkenstone – Pangaea
  • Opium Moon – Night + Day
  • Laura Sullivan – Pieces of Forever

Best Improvised Jazz Solo

  • “Sackodougou,” Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah, soloist
  • “Kick Those Feet,” Kenny Barron, soloist
  • “Bigger Than Us,” Jon Batiste, soloist
  • “Absence,” Terence Blanchard, soloist
  • “Humpty Dumpty (Set 2),” Chick Corea, soloist

Best Jazz Vocal Album

  • The Baylor Project – Generations
  • Kurt Elling & Charlie Hunter – Superblue
  • Nnenna Freelon – Time Traveler
  • Gretchen Parlato – Flor
  • Esperanza Spalding – Songwrights Apothecary Lab

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • Jon Batiste – Jazz Selections: Music From and Inspired by Soul
  • Terence Blanchard f/ the E Collective and the Turtle Island Quartet – Absence
  • Ron Carter, Jack DeJohnette and Gonzalo Rubalcaba – Skyline
  • Chick Corea, John Patitucci and Dave Weckl – Acoustic Band Live
  • Pat Metheny – Side-Eye NYC (V1.IV)

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album

  • Live at Birdland!, The Count Basie Orchestra directed by Scotty Barnhart
  • Dear Love, Jazzmeia Horn and her Noble Force
  • For Jimmy, Wes AND Oliver, Christian McBride Big Band
  • Swirling, Sun Ra Arkestra
  • Jackets XL, Yellowjackets + WDR Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album

  • Mirror Mirror, Eliane Elias With Chick Corea and Chucho Valdés
  • The South Bronx Story, Carlos Henriquez
  • Virtual Birdland, Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
  • Transparency, Dafnis Prieto Sextet
  • El Arte Del Bolero, Miguel Zenón and Luis Perdomo

Best Music Video

  • AC/DC – “Shot in the Dark”
  • Jon Batiste – “Freedom
  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – “I Get a Kick Out of You”
  • Justin Bieber f/ Daniel Caesar & Giveon – “Peaches”
  • Billie Eilish – “Happier Than Ever”
  • Lil Nas X – “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”
  • Olivia Rodrigo – “Good 4 U”

Best Music Film

  • Bo Burnham – Inside
  • David Byrne – American Utopia
  • Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter to Los Angeles
  • Jimi Hendrix – Music, Money, Madness: Jimi Hendrix in Maui
  • Various Artists – Summer of Soul (…Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

  • The Marias – Cinema
  • Yebba – Dawn
  • Low – Hey What
  • Tony Bennet & Lady Gaga – Love for Sale
  • Pino Palladino & Blake Mills – Notes With Attachments

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

  • Jack Antonoff
  • Roget Chahayed
  • Mike Elizondo
  • Hit-Boy
  • Ricky Reed

Best Comedy Album

  • Lavell Crawford – The Comedy Vaccine
  • Chelsea Handler – Evolution
  • Louis C.K. – Sincerely Louis C.K.
  • Lewis Black – Thanks for Risking Your Life
  • Nate Bargatze – The Greatest Average American
  • Kevin Hart – Zero Fucks Given

Best Reggae Album

  • Pamoja, Etana
  • Positive Vibration, Gramps Morgan
  • Live N Livin, Sean Paul
  • Royal, Jesse Royal
  • Beauty in the Silence, Soja
  • 10, Spice

Best Latin Pop Album

  • Pablo Alborán – VÉRTIGO
  • Paula Arenas – MIS AMORES
  • Ricardo Arjona – HECHO A LA ANTIGUA
  • Camilo – MIS MANOS
  • Alex Cuba – MENDÓ
  • Selena Gomez – REVELACIÓN

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album

  • Bomba Estéreo – Deja
  • Diamente Electrico – Mira Lo Que Me Hiciste Hacer (Deluxe)
  • Juanes – Origen
  • Nathy Peluso – Calambre
  • Zoe – Sonidos de Karmatica Resonancia 
  • C.Tangana – El Madrileno 

Best Música Urbana Album

  • Rauw Alejandro – AFRODISÍACO
  • Bad Bunny – EL ÚLTIMO TOUR DEL MUNDO
  • J Balvin – JOSE
  • Karol G – KG0516
  • Kali Uchis – SIN MIEDO (DEL AMOR Y OTROS DEMONIOS)

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

  • Aida Cuevas – ANTOLOGÍA DE LA MUSICA RANCHERA, VOL. 2
  • Vicente Fernández – A MIS 80’S
  • Mon Laferte – SEIS
  • Natalia Lafourcade – UN CANTO POR MÉXICO, VOL. II
  • Christian Nodal – AYAYAY! (SÚPER DELUXE)

Best Tropical Latin Album

  • Rubén Blades y Roberto Delgado & Orquesta – SALSWING!
  • El Gran Combo De Puerto Rico – En Cuarenena
  • Aymée Nuviola – Sin Salsa No Hay Paraiso
  • Gilberto Santa Rosa – Colegas
  • Tony Succar – Live in Peru

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • CRUELLA (Various Artists)
  • DEAR EVAN HANSEN (Various Artists)
  • IN THE HEIGHTS (Various Artists)
  • ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI…(Various Artists)
  • RESPECT (Jennifer Hudson)
  • SCHMIGADOON! EPISODE 1 (Various Artists)
  • THE UNITED STATES VS. BILLIE HOLIDAY (Andra Day)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

  • BRIDGERTON – Kris Bowers, composer
  • DUNE – Hans Zimmer, composer
  • THE MANDALORIAN: SEASON 2 – VOL. 2 (CHAPTERS 13-16) – Ludwig Göransson, composer
  • THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT – Carlos Rafael Rivera, composer
  • SOUL – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers

Best Song Written for Visual Media

  • “Agatha All Along,” WandaVision
  • “All Eyes on Me,” Inside
  • “All I Know So Far,” Pink: All I Know So Far
  • “Fight For You,” Judas and the Black Messiah
  • “Here I Am (Singing My Way Home),” Respect
  • “Speak Now,” One Night in Miami…

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

  • Kirk Franklin & Lil Baby – “We Win”
  • H.E.R. & Tauren Wells – “Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”
  • Chandler Moore & KJ Scriven – “Man of Your Word”
  • CeCe Winans – “Believe for It”
  • Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music Featuring
  • Chandler Moore & Naomi Raine – “Jireh”

Marathon Continues

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