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Drake withdraws his two 2022 Grammy nominations

The star pulled his nominations for best rap album and best rap performance after consultation with his managementDrake has decided to withdraw his two Grammy nominations.Though his motive remained unclear, Variety reported the 35-year-old artist withdrew his two nominations – best rap album for Certified Lover Boy and best rap performance for his song Way 2 Sexy, featuring Future and Young Thug – after consultation with his management. Continue reading...
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Drake Withdraws His 2021 Grammy Nominations

Drake has withdrawn his two Grammy nominations, a rep for the Recording Academy has confirmed to Variety. Sources tell Variety that the decision was made by Drake and his management and the Grammys honored his request, although his motivation was unclear at the time of this article’s publication. He was nominated for Best Rap Album […]
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Taylor Swift and St. Vincent Are Dropped as Grammy Nominees for Olivia Rodrigo’s ‘Sour’ Interpolation

Taylor Swift will not be going to the podium, after all, if Olivia Rodigo’s “Sour” beats Swift’s own “Evermore” for album of the year at the Grammys. Not that she probably would have, but she could have, up until now. Swift was originally listed as a nominee for Rodrigo’s album due to an interpolation on […]
Tags: News, Taylor Swift, Awards, Swift, Grammys, St. Vincent, Rodrigo, Jack Antonoff, Olivia Rodrigo, Olivia Rodigo

Grammys Give Americana Artist Linda Chorney a Belated Nomination After Ballot Mystery Is Resolved

Singer-songwriter Linda Chorney has belatedly picked up a Grammy nod in the American roots song category, after Recording Academy president-CEO Harvey Mason Jr. personally looked into the mystery of why her name was absent from the official nominations, even though a few early news accounts had listed her as a nominee. It seemed like an […]
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The Daily Stream: Just Friends Perfectly Captures The Weirdness Of Going Home For The Holidays

(Welcome to The Daily Stream, an ongoing series in which the /Film team shares what they've been watching, why it's worth checking out, and where you can stream it.)The Movie: "Just Friends"Where You Can Stream It: NetflixThe Pitch: A decade earlier, Chris Brander (Ryan Reynolds) was a fat, retainer-wearing high school senior relentlessly bullied by his New Jersey peers, and struggling to tell his best friend Jamie (Amy Smart) that he's always loved her. After Chris' attempt to tell Jamie the tr...
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Trevor Noah To Host ‘The 64th Annual GRAMMY Awards’ On CBS

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Trevor Noah Returns to Host the 2022 Grammy Awards

After hosting the 2021 ceremony, comedian and “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah is back to host the 2022 Grammy Awards. Noah made the announcement on CBS Wednesday morning with Gayle King. “It was fun, it was really, really fun. It was a great team. I was just lucky to be a part of it. We […]
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Who Stood to Gain From the Grammys’ Sudden Expansion of Its Big Award Categories?

The day before the 2022 Grammy Awards nominees were announced, representatives from the Recording Academy, which oversees the awards, began informing members of the media that the four top awards — the “Big Four” of Best Album, Song, Record and New Artist — would be expanded to ten from the previous eight. While the timing […]
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Kanye West And Taylor Swift Were Added To Album Of The Year Grammy Nominees Day Before Announcement

Kanye West and Taylor Swift were among a group of Grammy nominees that were added at the last minute to the Big Four categories (Album, Record, and Song Of The Year, plus Best New Artist) due to a rule change expanding the field for those categories from 8 nominees to 10.
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Taylor Swift and Kanye West Were Last-Minute Additions for Top Grammy Awards

The Recording Academy decided to expand the number of Grammy nominees just 24 hours before the list was announced on Tuesday — to the benefit of artists including Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Abba and Lil Nas X — according to a report in the New York Times. The move, which saw the list grow from […]
Tags: News, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, New York Times, Grammys, Recording Academy, Kanye West Taylor Swift Abba

Grammys CEO Addresses Marilyn Manson, Louis CK Nominations: “We Won’t Look Back At People’s History”

Yesterday, the Recording Academy unveiled the nominations for next year’s Grammys. They were weird, in the way that Grammy nominations are always weird. ABBA and Sun Ra Arkestra were nominated for the first time ever. Taylor Swift and Kanye West are up against each other for Album Of The Year. Late Show bandleader Jon Batiste somehow led the field with 11 nominations. But people noted two nominees in particular: Marilyn Manson and Louis CK.
Tags: Music, News, Kanye West, Abba, Grammys, Marilyn Manson, Recording Academy, Jon Batiste, Harvey Mason Jr, Sun Ra Arkestra, Louis C.K, Marilyn Manson Louis CK Nominations

The Grammys nominated Louis CK!

 The Week reports:The nominations were unveiled on Tuesday, and C.K. earned a nod in the category of Best Comedy Album for Sincerely Louis CK. This was the comedian's first stand-up special since his career was derailed in 2017 after multiple women came forward to accuse him of sexual misconduct. He that stories of him masturbating in front of women or asking to do so "are true." The nomination prompted me to look for the album on Spotify, and it's there, not canceled, completely accessible. ...
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Comedy Albums by Dave Chappelle, Bo Burnham and Louis CK Get Grammy Noms … But Only One Is Considered Comedy

Some of the biggest names in comedy had their latest albums nominated for Grammys as the list of contenders was rolled out Tuesday, including Louis CK, Dave Chappelle and Bo Burnham, who each have their latest albums put in contention by the Recording Academy. But if you think those three share the same category, think again. Louis […]
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Grammy Nominations 2022: Surprises, Snubs, & More Takeaways

The Recording Academy continues to exist within its own strange dimension, one in which Jon Batiste is the center of the musical universe and the second Lady Gaga/Tony Bennett jazz duets album was one of the landmark popular music events of 2021. You have to hand it to them for the consistency, at least: So many extremely Grammys-esque artists were showered with nominations today in preparation for the Jan. 31 ceremony at, uh, Arena. Some of them, like Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber a...
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Grammy Nomination Snubs and Surprises: From Jon Batiste’s Bonanza to BTS Barely Being Recognized

The Grammys got a little more predictable this year — which was good, if you have a bookie, or if you’e a journalist who’s been sulking for years over your consistent failure rate in prognosticating these things. Much of it comes down to the nominating committees having been abolished this year after being gatekeepers for […]
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Oscar Winners Jennifer Hudson, H.E.R. Score Grammy Nominations in Visual Media Categories

Surprises dotted the visual media categories at Tuesday morning’s Grammy Awards nomination announcements, with television dominating the original-score category but new movies ruling the compilation-soundtrack list. As expected, H.E.R. was nominated for best song written for visual media for “Fight for You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah,” which won the Oscar earlier this year. […]
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2022 Grammys: Jon Batiste, HER and Justin Bieber lead nominations

Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X also among those with multiple nominations in top categoriesThe highly versatile, socially conscious pianist, singer and composer Jon Batiste has topped this year’s Grammy nominations, with 10 nods.Batiste’s nominations straddle everything from the top prizes of record and album of the year, to inclusions across R&B, jazz, roots and classical categories. His score for animated film Soul, made with Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross of Nine Inch Na...
Tags: Music, Culture, Pop and rock, Justin Bieber, Grammys, Trent Reznor, Nine Inch Nails, Jon Batiste, Atticus Ross, Batiste, Rodrigo Doja Cat Billie Eilish

Olivia Rodrigo Becomes Second-Youngest Artist to Score Grammy Nods in ‘Big Four’ Categories

Olivia Rodrigo has capped her breakthrough year with an impressive seven Grammy nominations related to her debut album “Sour,” including Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year and Best New Artist. While other artists had more nominations — specifically Jon Batiste, Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R. — but Rodrigo […]
Tags: News, Grammys, Rodrigo, Olivia Rodrigo, Jon Batiste Justin Bieber Doja Cat

Jon Batiste barnstorms Grammy nominations; 2 Michigan artists make noise

Nominations in the Grammys' 86 categories were announced Tuesday as the recording industry gears up for awards season.        [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Olivia Rodrigo, Kanye West, Taylor Swift Among Grammy Nominees For Album Of The Year

We now know who will compete for the biggest prizes at this winter’s Grammys ceremony. The general field categories — otherwise known as the Big Four — are headlined by an Album Of The Year race that pits relative newcomers like Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat, and Lil Nas X against established stars like Taylor Swift, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber plus Grammy favorites like Billie Eilish, Jon Batiste, H.E.R., and Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett. Also: Indie-world superstar Japanese Breakfast is up for Best...
Tags: Music, News, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Grammys, Tony Bennett, Taylor Swift Kanye West, Rodrigo Kanye West Taylor, Olivia Rodrigo Doja Cat, Billie Eilish Jon Batiste

Grammy Chief Harvey Mason jr. Talks Rule Changes, Jon Batiste’s Big Nominations, and Rock Category

No matter who wins or is nominated for 2022, the Grammy Awards arguably have undergone more major changes in the past year than they have at any time in their history. Acting on a mandate for change that ostensibly began years ago but only began to take convincing form in 2019, Recording Academy CEO Harvey […]
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The Weeknd Scores Three Grammy Nominations After Saying He Didn’t Want Any

Last year at this time, the Grammy nominations were mired in controversy when the Weeknd, who’d released one of the most critically and commercially successful albums and singles of the year with “After Hours” and “Blinding Lights,” shockingly received zero nominations. It was the biggest snub in Grammy history, and the Weeknd pledged that he […]
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64th Annual GRAMMY Award Nominees: Taylor Swift And Kanye West Up For Album Of The Year

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Here Are The 2022 Grammy Nominations

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Filipina Americans Olivia Rodrigo, H.E.R. and Saweetie Nominated in Top Grammy Categories

The 2022 Grammys are a big look for Filipino-Americans: Olivia Rodrigo made Grammy history when she became the first Filipina and second-youngest artist to be nominated in all four top categories; H.E.R., also Filipina, landed eight nods; and Saweetie, who is Chinese, Filipina and Black, landed two, including Best New Artist. Rodrigo, the year’s 18-year-old […]
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Jay-Z Becomes Most Grammy-Nominated Artist in History

Brooklyn is having a proud moment on this Tuesday, as Jay-Z has become the most-nominated artist in Grammy Awards history, with his three 2022 noms pushing him to 83. He had previously been tied with legendary producer/composer Quincy Jones at 80. Jay, who last released an album in 2017, is nominated for guest appearances with […]
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Grammy Awards Nominations 2022: The Complete List

The Grammy Awards have launched a different procedure for selecting their nominees this year — going with a popular vote and eliminating the controversial “secret committees” that had curated the final lists in recent decades — and although many of the top nominees were expected, the top one definitely was not. Jon Batiste — veteran […]
Tags: News, Awards, Justin Bieber, Grammys, Jon Batiste, Doja Cat

Grammy Awards Nominations 2022: The Complete List (Live Updates)

Nominations for the 64th annual Grammy Awards are being announced today in a virtual rollout on the Grammys’ site. Variety will list the nominations in all 80-some categories as they are announced between 9-10 a.m. PT. Refresh this page throughout the hour to get the latest updates, which will climax when the nominees for album, […]
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Taylor Swift Premieres ‘All Too Well: The Short Film’ With Live 10-Minute Performance of Her Beloved Song 

The Swifties have spoken. If they had their way, “All Too Well: The Short Film” would sweep the Oscars and Grammys too. Before the 10-minute film is released later tonight, Swift attended a premiere of the project — which she wrote and directed — on Friday afternoon at the AMC Lincoln Square 13 (which has […]
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Grammy Voters: Deadline for First-Round Voting, Which Determines Nominees, Is Tomorrow

Without overstating the case, it’s fair to say that the past few years have shown us what happens when we don’t bother to vote. While the Grammy Awards are nowhere near as important as a national, state-wide or local election, it’s certainly one of the most important votes in the music community. And the Grammy […]
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