It’s Grammys season as soon as again, and this year, it’s likewise Jon Batiste season. The Recording Academy revealed its 2022 candidates today (November 23), consisting of both unexpected and not-so-surprising nods offered to a few of the greatest artists in the music world.

Out of the specified 21,730 qualified entries, the Recording Academy members chose allure and R&B genius (and Late Show with Stephen Colbert bandleader) as the most-nominated artist. He scored an overall of 11 nods, consisting of in the significant classifications of Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Behind Batiste are Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R. with 8 noms each; Billie Eilish and Olivia Rodrigo track simply behind with 7 each.

Ahead of the candidates statement, Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. exposed that the so-called Big Four classifications– Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best New Artist– had actually been broadened from 8 candidates to10 Especially, Rodrigo scored one election in each of those fields. Eilish’s bro, Finneas, is up for Best New Artist simply 2 years after Eilish won the very same award in 2020.

The 64 th yearly program, which will air in early 2022, will likewise be the very first Grammys to consider sweeping modifications the Recording Academy enacted previously this year after singing and public protest from a number of significant artists, consisting of Bieber, The Weeknd, and Zayn. Chief amongst the modifications is completion of evaluation committees in favor of “a bulk, peer-to-peer vote of voting members” for elections, along with a decrease in the variety of classifications voting members might in fact elect.

Also, all credited individuals who carry out, compose, produce, engineer, mix, and master Album of the Year candidates will be consisted of in the election, a departure from the previous guideline of credited entertainers having “a minimum of 33 percent or more of playing time.”

Meanwhile, the award previously called Best Dance Recording has actually been relabelled Best Dance/Electronic Recording. 2 brand-new classifications– Best Global Music Performance and Best Música Urbana Album– have actually similarly been included.

The 2022 program has actually not lacked moderate debate currently. In October, Kacey Musgraves’s most current album, Star-Crossed, was considered disqualified to complete in the very best Country Album classification, regardless of her status as a country-pop artist whose previous LP, 2018’s Golden Hour, took house both Album of the Year and Best Country Album in2019 Her tune “Camera Roll” from Star-Crossed, nevertheless, got 2 elections: Best Country Song and Best Country Solo Performance.

The 2022 Grammys will air Monday, January 31, 2021, on CBS. Discover this year’s candidates listed below.

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 ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches”

Brandi Carlile: “Right on Time”

Doja Cat ft. 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

Jon Batiste: We Are

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga: Love For Sale

Justin Bieber: Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe)

Doja Cat: Planet Her (Deluxe)

Billie Eilish: Happier Than Ever

H.E.R.: Back of My Mind

Lil Nas X: Montero

Olivia Rodrigo: Sour

Taylor Swift: Evermore

Kanye West: Donda

Song of the Year

Ed Sheeran: “Bad Habits”

Alicia Keys, Brandi Carlile: “A Beautiful Noise”

Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License”

H.E.R.: “Fight for You”

Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”

Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”

Silk Sonic: “Leave the Door Open”

Lil Nas X: “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches”

Brandi Carlile: “Right on Time”

Best New Artist

Arooj Aftab

Jimmie Allen

Baby Keem

Finneas

Glass Animals

Japanese Breakfast

The Kid Laroi

Arlo Parks

Olivia Rodrigo

Saweetie

Best Pop Solo Performance

Justin Bieber: “Anyone”

Brandi Carlile: “Right on Time”

Billie Eilish: “Happier Than Ever”

Ariana Grande: “Positions”

Olivia Rodrigo: “Drivers License”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga: “I Get a Kick Out of You”

Justin Bieber, Blenny Blanco: “Lonely”

BTS: “Butter”

Coldplay: “Higher Power”

Doja Cat ft. SZA: “Kiss Me More”

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 R&B Album

Snoh Aalegra: Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies

Jon Batiste: We Are

Leon Bridges: Gold-Diggers Sound

Jazmine Sullivan: Heaux Tales

H.E.R.: Back of My Mind

Best R&B Performance

Snoh Aalegra: “Lost You”

Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar, Giveon: “Peaches”

H.E.R.: “Damage”

Silk Sonic: “Leave the Door Open”

Jazmine Sullivan: “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Best R&B Song

H.E.R.: “Damage”

SZA: “Good Days”

Giveon: “Heartbreak Anniversary”

Silk Sonic: “Leave the Door Open”

Jazmine Sullivan: “Pick Up Your Feelings”

Best Rap Performance

Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”

Cardi B: “Up”

J. Cole ft. 21 Savage and Morray: “My Life”

Drake ft. Future and Young Thug: “Way 2 Sexy”

Megan Thee Stallion: “Thot Shit”

Best Melodic Rap Performance

J. Cole ft. Lil Baby: “Pride Is the Devil”

Doja Cat: “Need to Know”

Lil Nas X, Jack Harlow: “Industry Baby”

Tyler, the Creator ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again and Ty Dolla Sign: “Wusyaname”

Kanye West ft. The Weeknd and Lil Baby: “Hurricane”

Best Rap Song

DMX ft. Jay-Z and Nas: “Bath Salts”

Saweetie ft. Doja Cat: “Best Friend”

Baby Keem, Kendrick Lamar: “Family Ties”

Kanye West ft. Jay-Z: “Jail”

J. Cole ft. 21 Savage and Morray: “My Life”

Best Rap Album

J. Cole: The Off-Season

Drake: Certified Lover Boy

Nas: King’s Disease II

Tyler, the Creator: Call Me If You Get Lost

Kanye West: Donda

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 Dance/Electronic Album

Black Coffee: Subconsciously

Illenium: Fallen Embers

Major Lazer: Music Is the Weapon (Reloaded)

Marshmello: Shockwave

Sylvan Esso: Free Love

Ten City: Judgement

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 Latin Pop Album

Pablo Alborán: Vértigo

Paula Arenas: Mis Amores

Ricardo Arjona: Hecho a la Antigua

Camilo: Mis Manos

Alex Cuba: Mendó

Selena Gomez: Revelación

Best Música Urbana Album

Rauw Alejandro: Afrodisíaco

Bad Bunny: El Último Tour Del Mundo

J Balvin: Jose

Karol G: KG0516

Kali Uchis: Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios)

Who will win huge this year? Discover when the 2022 Grammys struck CBS on January 31.

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