Who’s Walking Away With the Most Grammys This Year?csudhbulletin November 29, 2022 0 COMMENTS
2023 Grammy nominees. Top (Left to Right): Raven B Varona; Lester Cohen/Getty Images; Jesse Lirola. Bottom(Left to Right): Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images; Kevin Winter/Getty Images. Art by Brenda Sanchez Barrera
By Brenda Sanchez Barrera, Editor-In-Chief
Grammy nominees were announced earlier this month, including big names such as Beyoncé, Bad Bunny, Doja Cat, and Harry Styles. It’s definitely not surprising to see such a great variety of music artists nominated this year, seeing as many artists’ music was well-received, but who tops them all?
Adele’s recent album “30” was nominated for Album of the Year, alongside Bad Bunny, who was nominated for his album “Un Verano Sin Ti.” Bad Bunny’s reggaeton album broke several music industry barriers and became the first all-Spanish album to get nominated in this category.
Beyoncé’s “RENAISSANCE,” Mary J. Blige’s “Good Morning Gorgeous,” Coldplay’s “Music of the Spheres,” and Harry Styles’ “Harry’s House” were also nominated for Album of the Year, amongst others.
Doja Cat’s single, “Woman,” which spent a significant amount of time on the Billboard charts even weeks after its release, was nominated for Record of the Year.
Steve Lacy, who recently gained a lot of popularity on TikTok, was also nominated for Record of the Year for his single, “Bad Habit.” He was also nominated for Song of the Year, Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Progressive R&B Album.
Along with Lacy, Harry Styles’ single “As it Was” was nominated for Record of the Year after spending 15 weeks at No 1. on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart. Styles was nominated for seven other categories, including Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Music Video.“Don’t Worry Darling,” the psychological thriller that Styles starred in recently, was also nominated for Best Song for Visual Media.
Amongst all the artists, these artists were the ones most nominated in multiple categories: Kendrick Lamar with eight nominations, Adele with seven nominations, Brandi Carlile with seven nominations and finally, Beyoncé with nine nominations. Beyoncé made history by being one of the most Grammy-nominated artists ever, tied with Jay-Z.
Another artist who made history is the K-POP band BTS, with three Grammy nominations, making the group the most nominated Korean artists in Grammy history. The group was nominated for Best Music Video, for their single “Yet to Come,” Best Pop Duo/Group Performance alongside Coldplay for their collaboration on “My Universe,” and Album of the Year, as featured artists on Coldplay’s “Music of the Spheres.”
One fan on Twitter expressed that “Beyonce, Bad Bunny, Kendrick & Harry Styles should all get at LEAST 2 Grammys in March.”
“None of them should be walking out empty-handed,” he tweeted.
Lamar was nominated in multiple categories such as Best Rap Performance, Best Melodic Rap Performance, Best Rap Album, and Best Rap Song.
Another fan expressed that Demi Lovato was snubbed this year for receiving no recognition for their album “Holy Fuvk.” The record was rated 6.5 by pitchfork. “Demi Lovato really made a great album, went on a badass tour, didn’t say anything controversial, looked hot and still got snubbed by the Grammys and hated on lol,” the tweet read.
For the first time ever, the Grammys announced a category for Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media, with nominees such as Call of Duty: Vanguard, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarok, and Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy soundtracks.
Regardless of who takes home a Grammy next February, the artists nominated all had successful runs in the music industry this year.