Nominees for the 64th Grammy Awards have been announced. Stars like J. Cole, Drake, Lil Nas X, Justin Bieber, Billie Eilish, H.E.R., Olivia Rodrigo, and more received multiple nods. Jon Batiste leads all nominees with 11 nominations.
The Best Rap Album features a particularly stacked pool of nominees, which includes J. Cole for The Off-Season, Drake with Certified Lover Boy, Nas with King’s Disease II, Kanye West for DONDA, and Tyler, the Creator for Call Me If You Get Lost. DMX also received a nomination for his song, “Bath Salts,” which features Jay-Z and Nas.
Album of The Year contenders are Jon Batiste (We Are), Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga (Love For Sale), Justin Bieber (Justice [Triple Chucks Deluxe]) 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), and Kanye West (DONDA).
James Blake was nominated for Best Dance/Electronic Recording, while Sylan Esso received a nod for their 2020 album, Free Love.
BTS, H.E.R., Jon Batiste, Måneskin, Carly Pearce, Tayla Parx, Nate Bargatze, and special guests joined Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason jr. and Board of Trustees Chair Tammy Hurt to celebrate this year’s nominees in the virtual livestream.
The Recording Academy will present the 2022 GRAMMY Awards on Mon, January 31, on the CBS Television Network and stream live and on demand on Paramount+ from 8–11:30 p.m. ET / 5–8:30 p.m. PT. Prior to the telecast, the GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony will be held at the Microsoft Theater at 12:30 p.m. PT/3:30 p.m. ET and will be streamed live on GRAMMY.com and the Recording Academy’s YouTube channel.