And for the first time, the 64th Annual Gala will be held in Las Vegas – away from its traditional home of Los Angeles. This year’s event, hosted by Trevor Noah, also brought voting changes And two new classes
Several artists from this year’s nominees category – from hip-hop to jazz to pop – could break records.
Here are five nominees – some family names, some newcomers – on the cusp of making history.
Kanye West – Who’s going to Yee’s side now – It may be unwelcome
This year as a Grammy performer, but he’ll get a place in history if he passes it 23 victories for Jay-Z
– Most for hip hop artist. you have 22 Grammys
It is nominated for five more
including Album of the Year for “Donda”.
But it won’t be easy. Not to be left out, Jay-Z has three nominations this year, Including two with Ye for “Donda” and Best Rap Song for “Jail”.
boy group BTS He made history last year as the first K-pop star
To earn a Grammy nomination in the Pop duo/Group Performance category. If their album “Butter” wins this category this year, they will be the first K-pop group to win a Grammy.
BTS has already made history As the first korean artist to take the stage
At the Grammys in 2019, when they presented the award for Best R&B Album.
Pop star Olivia Rodrigo is nominated She won seven awards for her first album
“Photos”, including Best New Artist, Album of the Year, Song of the Year and Record of the Year – the last two for her song “Driving License”.
If she gets all of these awards, Rodrigo, 19, could become the second youngest artist to sweep the four major categories of the Grammys: Best Album, Song, Record, and New Artist.
In 2020, Billie Eilish becomes Youngest soloist
Sweep the four biggest awards at the Grammys. She was 18 years old.
To match her achievement, Rodrygo will also need Eilish’s best performance. The latest Academy Award winner has also been nominated in three major categories.
Tony Bennett wins for the first time Album of the Year for “I Left My Heart in San Francisco
At his fifth annual Grammys. That was in 1963, and he’s still getting Grammy nods decades later.
Bennett Five nominations this year
For his collaborations with Lady Gaga, including Album of the Year and Record of the Year. The duo was nominated for their cover of Cole Porter’s “I Get a Kick Out of You” – a song they wrote about 88 years ago.
Singer John Baptiste leads all the artists this year with 11 Grammy Nominations
Across various genres, including Record of the Year, Album of the Year, Best Jazz Solo, and Best R&B Album.
Batiste has a background in jazz and serves as the bandleader and music director on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert”. His Grammy honors come from his work on the soundtrack for the Pixar movie Soul and his 2021 album We.
If Batiste wins at least nine awards on Sunday, it would be another milestone: overtaking Michael Jackson and Santana as the artists with the most Grammy Awards in a single year. Both received Eight grams each
in 1984 and 2000 respectively.