Grammy Nominees Just Dropped!


Jon Batiste leads the pack of nominees for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, while Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R. have secured eight each. Olivia Rodrigo, who is up for seven awards, as is Billie Eilish, is the only artist nominated in all of the Big 4 categories.

GIVĒON received six noms, while FINNEASKanye WestLady GagaLil BabyLil Nas XSZA and Tony Bennett were among the acts with five each.

Batiste, who records for UMG's Verve in addition to leading Stephen Colbert's Late Show band, racked up his noms in an astounding number of categories; besides being up for Record and Album of the Year, Batiste was nominated in R&B, jazz, American Roots, Music for Visual Media, Classical and Music Video categories.

For the first time, nominations in the four general-field categories have been expanded to 10 from eight. This year there are 86 categories. 

The eligibility period for the 64th Grammy Awards was the 13 months between 9/1/20 and 9/30/21. Voting on the noms begins 12/6 and ends 1/5. The ceremony will be held 1/31.

Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr., Recording Academy Chair Tammy Hurt and a collection of artists that included Eilish, BTSMåneskin, H.E.R., Batiste and FINNEAS announced the nominations during a livestream this morning.

64th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

Record Of The Year

"I Still Have Faith In You" — ABBA

"Freedom" — Jon Batiste

"I Get A Kick Out Of You" — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

"Peaches" — Justin Bieber f/Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON

"Right On Time" — Brandi Carlile

"Kiss Me More" — Doja Cat f/SZA

"Happier Than Ever" — Billie Eilish

"Montero" (Call Me By Your Name) — Lil Nas X

"drivers license" — Olivia Rodrigo

"Leave The Door Open" — Silk Sonic

Album Of The Year:

We Are — Jon Batiste

Love For Sale — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) — Justin Bieber

Planet Her (Deluxe) — Doja Cat

Happier Than Ever — Billie Eilish

Back Of My Mind — H.E.R.

Montero — Lil Nas X

sour — Olivia Rodrigo

Evermore — Taylor Swift

Donda — Kanye West

Song Of The Year

"Bad Habits" — Fred Gibson, Johnny McDaid & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Ed Sheeran)

"A Beautiful Noise" — Ruby Amanfu, Brandi Carlile, Brandy Clark, Alicia Keys, Hillary Lindsey, Lori McKenna, Linda Perry & Hailey Whitters, songwriters (Alicia Keys f/Brandi Carlile)

"drivers license" — Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo, songwriters (Olivia Rodrigo)

"Fight For You" — Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara Thomas, songwriters (H.E.R.)

"Happier Than Ever" — Billie Eilish O'Connell & Finneas O'Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

"Kiss Me More" — Rogét Chahayed, Amala Zandile Dlamini, Lukasz Gottwald, Carter Lang, Gerard A. Powell II, Solána Rowe & David Sprecher, songwriters (Doja Cat f/SZA)

"Leave The Door Open" — Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic)

"Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" — Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Omer Fedi, Montero Hill & Roy Lenzo, songwriters (Lil Nas X)

"Peaches" — Louis Bell, Justin Bieber, Giveon Dezmann Evans, Bernard Harvey, Felisha "Fury" King, Matthew Sean Leon, Luis Manual Martinez Jr., Aaron Simmonds, Ashton Simmonds, Andrew Wotman & Keavan Yazdani, songwriters (Justin Bieber f/Daniel Caesar & )

"Right On Time" — Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

Best New Artist

Arooj Aftab

Jimmie Allen

Baby Keem

FINNEAS

Glass Animals

Japanese Breakfast

The Kid LAROI

Arlo Parks

Olivia Rodrigo

Saweetie

Best Pop Vocal Album

Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) — Justin Bieber

Planet Her (Deluxe) — Doja Cat

Happier Than Ever — Billie Eilish

Positions — Ariana Grande

Sour — Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“I Get A Kick Out Of You” — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

“Lonely” —Justin Bieber & benny blanco

“Butter” — BTS

“Higher Power” — Coldplay

“Kiss Me More” — Doja Cat f/SZA

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Love For Sale — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

‘Til We Meet Again (Live) — Norah Jones

A Tori Kelly Christmas — Tori Kelly

Ledisi Sings Nina — Ledisi

That's Life — Willie Nelson

A Holly Dolly Christmas — Dolly Parton

Best Pop Vocal Album

Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) —Justin Bieber

Planet Her (Deluxe) —Doja Cat

Happier Than Ever — Billie Eilish

Positions — Ariana Grande

Sour ­— Olivia Rodrigo

Best Dance/Electronic Recording

"Hero" — Afrojack & David Guetta

"Loom" — Ólafur Arnalds f/Bonobo

"Before" — James Blake

"Heartbreak" — Bonobo & Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

"You Can Do It" — Caribou

"Alive" — Rüfüs Du Sol

"The Business" — Tiësto

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album

Subconsciously — Black Coffee

Fallen Embers — ILLENIUM

Music Is The Weapon (Reloaded) — Major Lazer

Shockwave — Marshmello

Free Love — Sylvan Esso

Judgement — Ten City

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Double Dealin' — Randy Brecker & Eric Marienthal

The Garden — Rachel Eckroth

Tree Falls — Taylor Eigsti

At Blue Note Tokyo — Steve Gadd Band

Deep: The Baritone Sessions, Vol. 2 — Mark Lettieri

Best Rock Performance

“Shot In The Dark” — AC/DC

“Know You Better” (Live From Capitol Studio A) — Black Pumas

“Nothing Compares 2 U” — Chris Cornell

“Ohms” — Deftones

“Making A Fire” — Foo Fighters

Best Metal Performance

“Genesis” — Deftones

“The Alien” — Dream Theater

“Amazonia” — Gojira

“Pushing The Tides” — Mastodon

“The Triumph of King Freak (A Crypt of Preservation and Superstition)” — Rob Zombie

Best Rock Song

“All My Favorite Songs” — Rivers Cuomo, Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson & Ilsey Juber, songwriters (Weezer)

“The Bandit” — Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)

“Distance” — Wolfgang Van Halen, songwriter (Mammoth WVH)

“Find My Way” — Paul McCartney, songwriter (Paul McCartney)

“Waiting On A War” — Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album

Power Up — AC/DC

Capitol Cuts - Live From Studio A — Black Pumas

No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1 — Chris Cornell

Medicine At Midnight — Foo Fighters

McCartney III— Paul McCartney

Best Alternative Music Album

Shore — Fleet Foxes

If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power — Halsey

Jubilee — Japanese Breakfast

Collapsed In Sunbeams — Arlo Parks

Daddy's Home — St. Vincent

Best R&B Performance

"Lost You" — Snoh Aalegra

"Peaches" — Justin Bieber f/Daniel Caesar &

"Damage" — H.E.R.

"Leave The Door Open" — Silk Sonic

"Pick Up Your Feelings" — Jazmine Sullivan

Best Traditional R&B Performance

“I Need You” — Jon Batiste

“Bring It On Home To Me” ­— BJ The Chicago Kid, PJ Morton & Kenyon Dixon Featuring Charlie Bereal

“Born Again” ­­— Leon Bridges f/Robert Glasper

“Fight For You” — H.E.R.

“How Much Can A Heart Take” — Lucky Daye f/Yebba

Best R&B Song

"Damage" — H.E.R.

"Good Days" — SZA

"Heartbreak Anniversary" — GIVĒON

"Leave The Door Open" — Silk Sonic

"Pick Up Your Feelings" — Jazmine Sullivan

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 R&B Album

Temporary Highs In The Violet Skies — Snoh Aalegra

We Are — Jon Batiste

Gold-Diggers Sound — Leon Bridges

Back Of My Mind — H.E.R.

Heaux Tales — Jazmine Sullivan

Best Rap Performance

"Family Ties" — Baby Keem f/Kendrick Lamar

"Up" — Cardi B

"M Y . L I F E" — J. Cole f/21 Savage & Morray

"Way 2 Sexy" — Drake f/ Future & Young Thug

"Thot S***" — Megan Thee Stallion

Best Melodic Rap Performance

“p r i d e . i s . t h e . d e v i l” — J. Cole f/Lil Baby

Need To Know — Doja Cat

“Industry Baby” — Lil Nas X f/Jack Harlow

“WUSYANAME” — Tyler, The Creator f/Youngboy Never Broke Again & Ty Dolla $ign

“Hurricane” — Kanye West f/The Weeknd & Lil Baby

Best Rap Song

“Bath Salts” — Shawn Carter, Kasseem Dean, Michael Forno, Nasir Jones & Earl Simmons, songwriters (DMX f/Jay-Z & Nas)

“Best Friend” — Amala Zandelie Dlamini, Lukasz Gottwald, Randall Avery Hammers, Diamonté Harper, Asia Smith, Theron Thomas & Rocco Valdes, songwriters (Saweetie f/Doja Cat)

“Family Ties” — Roshwita Larisha Bacha, Hykeem Carter, Tobias Dekker, Colin Franken, Jasper Harris, Kendrick Lamar, Ronald Latour & Dominik Patrzek, songwriters (Baby Keem f/Kendrick Lamar)

“Jail” — Dwayne Abernathy, Jr., Shawn Carter, Raul Cubina, Michael Dean, Charles M. Njapa, Sean Solymar, Brian Hugh Warner, Kanye West & Mark Williams, songwriters (Kanye West f/Jay-Z)

“My.Life” — Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph & Jermaine Cole, songwriters (J. Cole f/21 Savage & Morray

Best Rap Album

The Off Season — J. Cole

Certified Lover Boy — Drake

King's Disease II — Nas

Call Me If You Get Lost — Tyler, The Creator

Donda — Kanye West

Best Country Solo Performance

“Forever After All” — Luke Combs

“Remember Her Name” — Mickey Guyton

“All I Do Is Drive” — Jason Isbell

“Camera Roll” — Kacey Musgraves

“You Should Probably Leave” — Chris Stapleton

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

“If I Didn't Love You” — Jason Aldean & Carrie Underwood

“Younger Me” — Brothers Osborne

“Glad You Exist” — Dan + Shay

“Chasing After You” — Ryan Hurd & Maren Morris

“Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” — Elle King & Miranda Lambert

Best Country Song

"Better Than We Found It" — Maren Morris

"camera roll" — Kacey Musgraves

"Cold" — Chris Stapleton

"Country Again" — Thomas Rhett

"Fancy Like" — Walker Hayes

"Remember Her Name" — Mickey Guyton

Best Country Album

Skeletons — Brothers Osborne

Remember Her Name — Mickey Guyton

The Marfa Tapes ­— Miranda Lambert, Jon Randall & Jack Ingram

The Ballad Of Dood & Juanita — Sturgill Simpson

Starting Over ­­— Chris Stapleton

Best Music Video

"Shot In The Dark" — AC/DC

"Freedom" — Jon Batiste

"I Get A Kick Out Of You" — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

"Peaches" — Justin Bieber f/Daniel Caesar & GIVĒON

"Happier Than Ever" — Billie Eilish

"Montero (Call Me By Your Name)" — Lil Nas X

"good 4 u" — Olivia Rodrigo


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