News 23 November 2021

2022 Grammy Award Nominations Announced

23 November 2021

The nominees for the 2022 Grammy Awards have been announced!

The nominations for the 64th annual Grammys were unveiled this afternoon via livestream which included appearances from H.E.R, Gayle King and more.

During the live stream, it was revealed J. Cole, Doja Cat, Drake and Kanye West are in the running for multiple awards across categories such as Record of the Year, Best Rap Performance, Best Melodic Rap Performance Best and more.

Representing for the ladies alongside Doja Cat in the rap categories are the likes of Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie and Cardi B.

The late DMX has been acknowledged in the Best Rap Song category for his track “Bath Salts” with JAY-Z and Nas.

The UK’s very own Arlo Parks has also been nominated for Best New Artist where she’s up against the likes of Saweetie, Baby Keem and The Kid Laroi.

The winners of each category will be revealed during a ceremony at the Crypto.Com Arena in Los Angeles on January 31st.

You can check out some of the nominations below before clicking here to see the nominees in full!

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 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 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 West- Donda

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 Pop Vocal Album

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

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 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”