British stars Harry Styles and Adele are front-runners for the 2023 Grammys alongside Lizzo, Kendrick Lamar and Beyonce is also shortlisted for the most important award of the night – Beyonce is now tied with husband Jay-Z for the most nominated artist of all time.
beyoncé Leading the way with nine nominations, bringing her career total to 88 – now the same as her rapper husband, who won this year for writing on DJ Khaled’s song God Did and his wife’s album Renaissance and single Break Five nominations for my soul.
she objected style, Adele, lamar and Lizzo In the Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year categories, three grammy The biggest prize of the ceremony.
Beyonce, with 28 awards, is the most awarded woman in the show’s history and if she takes down four gongs next year, she could break the record of the late Hungarian-British conductor Georg Solti The record for the most awards. Solti has held a record 31 Grammys since 1997.
The nomination pits her against Adele again – the British star won Album of the Year in 2017 but said on stage that the award should go to American artist Lemonade.
Adele also won Best Pop Solo Album and Best Music for Adele: For One Night after her return to the spotlight in 2021 with her fourth album 30 topping the UK and US charts Nominations in categories such as film — signaling a comeback for the singer’s Oprah Winfrey interview and Griffith Observatory concert performance.
Meanwhile, Styles continued to perform well, earning a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Award. Chart-topping third album Harry’s House was nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Non-Engineered Album (not Classical), while the hit As It Was was nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, Song of the Year, Best Music Video, and annual records.
With 91 categories celebrating genres from rock and rap to country and comedy in 2023, Lamar is the second frontrunner with eight nods, Adele and Brandi Carlisle have seven, and Styles joins other artists including Mary J Blige and DJ Khaled have 6.
Upcoming British indie rock duo Wet Leg – who were also shortlisted for the Mercury Awards earlier this year, and tipped by Barack Obamaas well – is also nominated for Best New Artist in a large category together with Eurovision 2021 winner Maneksin.
Coldplay, Taylor Swift, Doja Cat, Steve Lacy and Bad Bunny are also among the big-name nominees – Bad Bunny made history with a nomination for Un Verano Sin Ti for its first Spanish-language album of the year.
Announced by stars such as Olivia Rodrigo, John Legend, Cindy Lauper, Machine Gun Kelly and Smokey Robinson, nearly half of the 2023 nominees are women and more than half are of color, according to the Recording Academy, which organizes the awards. race.
The new categories include Songwriter of the Year and Alternative Music Performance, which Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr said will help diversify the 65th annual awards. A special award for the best song for social change will also be awarded based on lyrical content that solves social issues in a timely manner.
Joe Wadsworth, musicologist and founder of The Online Recording Studio, said that with Adele and Styles leading the charge, next year’s ceremony could be “a The most successful awards ceremony for a British artist in a generation”.
“Adele and Harry Styles have been recognized in many major categories, but it’s fantastic to see someone like Wet Legs also recognized,” he said. “The Isle of Wight’s three nominations, including Best Newcomer, will certainly make up for last month’s Mercury Awards miss.”
Main Category Nominees
album of the year
30 – Adele
Un Verano Sin Ti – Bad Rabbit
The Renaissance – Beyoncé
Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe Edition) – Mary J Blige
In These Still Days – Brandi Carlisle
Heaven and Earth Music- Coldplay
gentlemen. Morale and Striders – Kendrick Lamar
Special – Lizzo
Harry House – Harry Styles
record of the year
Don’t Let Me Down – ABBA
Take it easy on me – Adele
Break My Soul – Beyoncé
Good Morning Gorgeous – Mary J. Blige
You and Me On The Rock – Brandi Carlile featuring Lucius
Woman – Doja Cat
Bad Habits – Steve Lacy
Heart Part 5 – Kendrick Lamar
About Damn Time – Lizzo
If Yes – Harry Styles
Song of the Year (Songwriter Award)
abcdefu – Sara Davis, GAYLE and Dave Pittenger
About Damn Time – Lizzo, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin & Theron Makiel Thomas
Everything’s Alright (10 Minute Version – Short Film) – Liz Ross & Taylor Swift
If Yes – Tyler Johnson, Harpoon Kid and Harry Styles
Bad Habits – Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fossey, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby and Steve Lacey
Break My Soul – Beyoncé, S Carter, Terius The Dream Stolen Diamond and Christopher A Stewart
Take it easy on me – Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin
God Did It – Tarik Azzouz, E Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F LeBlanc, Jay-Z, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts and Nicholas Warwar
Heart Part 5 – Jack Kosic, Johnny Kosic, Kendrick Lamar & Matt Shaffer
Just like that – Bonnie Rhett
Domi and JD Baker
composer of the year
Tobias Jesso Jr.
The 65th Annual Grammy Awards will take place on February 5, 2023 at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles.