9 Enjoyable Information to Know Earlier than This Yr’s Grammy Awards
All Hail Queen Bey
Beyoncé already has 28 Grammys, and if she wins 4 extra, she is going to turn out to be essentially the most embellished act within the historical past of the music awards present. She’s nominated for 9 honors, giving her a robust probability to surpass the document set by late conductor Georg Solti, who has received 31 Grammys.
A Supreme Journey
Diana Ross is on monitor to earn her second lifetime achievement award, however she’s nonetheless by no means received a aggressive Grammy. That might change: The icon is up for finest pop vocal album together with her newest album, Thank You, marking her first nomination in 40 years.
Viola “EGOT” Davis?
She’s bought an Oscar, Emmy and two Tonys, and a Grammy might be subsequent: Davis is nominated for finest audiobook, narration and storytelling recording for her memoir, Discovering Me. She’s bought some competitors although: Jamie Foxx, Mel Brooks, Lin-Manuel Miranda and Questlove are also in rivalry.
Nothing Was the Similar
Drake instructed the Recording Academy “actually, by no means thoughts” when he determined to not submit his newest album for awards, however the musician is nominated for 4 honors due to his visitor appearances. He co-wrote “Heated” on Renaissance, placing him up for album of the 12 months; co-wrote and is a featured artist on Jack Harlow’s “Churchill Downs,” up for finest rap track; and Future’s large hit “Await U,” which Drake additionally co-stars on, earned them bids for finest melodic rap efficiency and finest rap track.
ABBA has turn out to be a Grammy favourite 5 a long time after releasing their first album. The Swedish group, which by no means has received a Grammy, had their first-ever nom ultimately 12 months’s present; this 12 months, they’re up for 4 honors, together with album and document of the 12 months.
Unhealthy Bunny owned 2022 and had the 12 months’s most-listened-to album with Un Verano Sin Ti, which is making historical past on the Grammys as the primary Latin album to compete for album of the 12 months.
TikTok Don’t Cease
The music trade has turned to TikTok to launch track campaigns and break new expertise, and now the app is featured on the Grammys. Rosalía carried out her album Motomami dwell on the video-sharing platform, and the efficiency is nominated for finest music movie.
Taylor Swift has received album of the 12 months 3 times, however she’s by no means been awarded track of the 12 months. She’s competing for the prize for a sixth time — this 12 months it’s with the 10-minute re-release of her 2012 Purple monitor “All Too Effectively.” She shares the nomination with veteran songwriter Liz Rose, who can be inducted into the Songwriters Corridor of Fame later this 12 months.
A model of this story first appeared within the Jan. 27 challenge of The Hollywood Reporter journal. Click on right here to subscribe.