2022 Grammy Award Nominee (See all Nominated Artists and Categories)

2022 Grammy Award Nominee (See all Nominated Artists and Categories)

The List for the nominees for the 2022 Grammy Award has been announced today 23rd November 2021 and it favors Nigerian music industry as predicted.

Of interest, Nigerian superstars, Wizkid grabbed two nominations Best Global Music Album with Made In Lagos Deluxe and Best Global Performance with Essence in collaboration with Tems. Burna Boy bagged 1 nomination for his collaboration with Angelique Kidjo. Femi and Made Kuti for their hit record

It’s the time of the year again when the discussion starts about who truly deserves to win this year’s Best Global Music Album category.

Check out the lists below and let us know what you think.

Record of the Year

  • ABBA – I Still Have Faith in You
    Jon Batiste – Freedom
    Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga – I Get a Kick Out of You
    Justin Bieber, Daniel Cesar, Giveon – Peaches
    Brandi Carlile – Right on Time
    Doja Cat, SZA – Kiss Me More
    Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
    Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me by Your Name)
    Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License
    Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open

Album of the Year

  • We Are – Jon Batiste
    Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – Love for Sale
    Justin Bieber – Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe)
    Doja Cat – Planet Her (Deluxe)
    Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever

Best New Artist

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

Best Pop Vocal Album

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

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 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 R&B Performance
  • Snoh Aalegra – Lost You
    Justin Bieber, Daniel Cesar, Giveon – Peaches
    H.E.R. – Damage
    Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open
    Jazmine Sullivan – Pick Up Your Feelings

Best Progressive R&B Album

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

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 Rap Album

  • J. Cole – The Off-Season
    Drake – Certified Lover Boy
    Nas – King’s Disease 2
    Tyler, the Creator – Call Me If You Get Lost
    Kanye West – Donda

Best Rap Performance

  • Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar – Family Ties
    Cardi B – Up
    J. Cole, 21 Savage & Morray – My Life
    Drake, Future, Young Thug – Way Too Sexy
    Megan Thee Stallion – Thot Shit
  • Best Melodic Rap Performance
  • J. Cole, Lil Baby – Pride Is the Devil
    Doja Cat – Need to Know
    Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow – Industry Baby
    Tyler, the Creator Featuring YoungBoy Never Broke Again, Ty Dolla $ign – WusYaName
    Kanye West, The Weekend, Lil Baby – Hurricane

Best Rap Song

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

Best Latin Pop or Urban Album

  • Pablo Alborán – Vértigo
    Paula Arenas – Mis Amores
    Ricardo Arjona – Hecho A La Antigua
    Camilo – Mis Manos
    Alex Cuba – Mendó
    Selena Gomez – Revelación

Best American Roots Performance

  • Jon Batiste – Cry
    Billy Strings – Love and Regret
    The Blind Boys of Alabama and Bela Fleck – I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to be Free
    Brandy Clark Featuring Brandi Carlile – Same Devil
    Allison Russell – Nightflyer

Best American Roots Song

  • Rhiannon Giddens, Francesco Turrisi – Avalon
    Valerie June Featuring Carla Thomas – Call Me a Fool
    Jon Batiste – Cry
    Yola – Diamond Studded Shoes
    Allison Russell – Nightflyer

Best Americana Album

  • Jackson Browne – Downhill From Everywhere
    John Hiatt with the Jerry Douglas Band – Leftover Feelings
    Los Lobos – Native Sons
    Allison Russell – Outside Child
    Yola – Stand for Myself

Best Bluegrass Album

  • Billy Strings – Renewal
    Béla Fleck – My Bluegrass Heart
    The Infamous Stringdusters – A Tribute to Bill Monroe
    Sturgill Simpson – Cuttin’ Grass Vol. 1 (Butcher Shoppe Sessions)
    Rhonda Vincent – Music Is What I See

Best Traditional Blues Album

  • Elvin Bishop and Charlie Musselwhite – 100 Years of Blues
    Blues Traveler – Traveler’s Blues
    Cedric Burnside – I Be Trying
    Guy Davis – Be Ready When I Call You
    Kim Watson – Take Me Back

Best Contemporary Blues Album

  • The Black Keys Featuring Eric Deaton and Kenny Brown – Delta Kream
    Joe Bonamassa – Royal Tea
    Shemekia Copeland – Uncivil War
    Steve Cropper – Fire It Up
    Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – 662

Best Folk Album

  • Mary Chapin Carpenter – One Night Lonely (Live)
    Tyler Childers – Long Violent History
    Madison Cunningham – Wednesday (Extended Edition)
    Rhiannon Giddens with Francesco Turrisi – They’re Calling Me Home
    Sarah Jarosz – Blue Heron Suite

Best Regional Roots Music Album

  • Sean Ardoin and Kreole Rock and Soul – Live in New Orleans!
    Big Chief Monk Boudreaux – Bloodstains and Teardrops
    Chia Wa – My People
    Corey Ledet Zydaco – Corey Ledet Zydaco
    Kalani Pe’a – Kau Ka Pe’a

Best Reggae Album

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

Best Global Music Album

  • Rocky Dawuni – Voice of Bunbon Vol. 1.
    Daniel Ho & Friends – East West Players Presents: Daniel Ho & Friends Live in Concert
    Angélique Kidjo – Mother Nature
    Femi Kuti, Made Kuti – Legacy +
    Wizkid – Made in Lagos: Deluxe Edition

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 Engineered Album, Non-Classical

  • The Marías – 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
    Rogét Chahayed
    Mike Elizondo
    Ricky Reed

Best Remixed Recording

  • Soul II Soul – Back to Life (Booka T Kings of Soul Satta Dub)
    Papa Roach – Born for Greatness (Cymek Remix)
    K. D. Lang – Constant Craving (Fashionably Late Remix)
    Zedd, Griff – Inside Out (3Scape Drm Remix)
    Demi Lovato, Ariana Grande – Met Him Last Night (Dave Audé Remix)
    Deftones – Passenger (Mike Shinoda Remix)
    PVA – Talks (Mura Masa Remix)

Best Immersive Audio Album (63rd Grammy)

  • Stemmeklang – Bolstad: Tomba Sonora
    Booka Shade – Dear Future Self (Dolby Atmos Mixes)
    Tove Ramio-Ystad, Cantus – Fryd
    Alain Mallet – Mutt Slang II: A Wake of Sorrows Engulfed in Rage
    Jim R. Keene, the United States Army Field Band – Soundtrack of the American Soldier

Best Immersive Audio Album

  • Alicia Keys – Alicia
    Patricia Barber – Clique
    Harry Styles – Fine Line
    Steven Wilson – The Future Bites
    Anne Karin Sundal-Ask, Det Norske Jentekor – Stille Grender

Best Engineered Album, Classical

  • Sérgio Assad, Clarice Assad, Third Coast Percussion – Archetypes
    Yo-Yo Ma, Emanuel Ax – Beethoven Cello Sonatas: Hope Amid Tears
    Manfred Honeck, Mendelssohn Choir of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra – Beethoven Symphony No. 9
    Chanticleer – Chanticleer Sings Christmas
    Gustavo Dudamel, Fernando Malvar-Ruiz, Luke McEndarfer, Robert Istad, Grant Gershon, Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Los Angeles Master Chorale, National Children’s Chorus, Pacific Chorale, Los Angeles Philharmonic – Mahler: Symphony No. 8, Symphony of a Thousand

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

  • Randy Brecker, Eric Marienthal – Double Dealin’
    Rachel Eckroth – The Garden
    Taylor Eigsti – Tree Falls
    Steve Gadd Band – At Blue Note Tokyo
    Mark Lettieri – Deep: The Baritone Sessions, Vol. 2
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