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Partial Nominee Roster for the 66th Grammy Awards

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Grammy Awards Nominees 2023

An overview of select nominees in major categories for the 66th Grammy Awards, as released on Friday by The Recording Academy.

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

Nominees include: Jon Batiste with “World Music Radio”; boygenius for “The Record”; Miley Cyrus’s “Endless Summer Vacation”; Lana Del Rey’s “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”; Janelle Monáe’s “The Age of Pleasure”; Olivia Rodrigo’s “GUTS”; “Midnights” by Taylor Swift; and “SOS” from SZA.

RECORD OF THE YEAR

The contenders are: “Worship” by Jon Batiste; boygenius with “Not Strong Enough”; “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus; Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made For?”; “On My Mama” from Victoria Monét; Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire”; Taylor Swift’s “Anti-Hero”; and “Kill Bill” by SZA.

SONG OF THE YEAR (SONGWRITER’S AWARD)

Competing entries: “A&W” by Jack Antonoff, Lana Del Rey, and Sam Dew; Jack Antonoff and Taylor Swift for “Anti-Hero”; “Butterfly” by Jon Batiste and Dan Wilson; “Dance the Night” from Caroline Ailin, Dua Lipa, Mark Ronson, and Andrew Wyatt; Miley Cyrus, Gregory Aldae Hein, and Michael Pollack for “Flowers”; “Kill Bill” by Rob Bisel, Carter Lang, and Solána Rowe; “Vampire” by Daniel Nigro and Olivia Rodrigo; and Billie Eilish O’Connell with Finneas O’Connell for “What Was I Made For?”.

GRAMMY AWARDS
SZA stands out with the most nominations in 2024 as women dominate the primary categories.
The 2024 Grammy nomination reveals include surprises and overlooked artists like Morgan Wallen, K-pop, Victoria Monét, among others.
BEST NEW ARTIST

Nominees are Gracie Abrams; Fred again..; Ice Spice; Jelly Roll; Coco Jones; Noah Kahan; Victoria Monét; and The War and Treaty.

SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR

Nominees include Edgar Barrera; Jessie Jo Dillon; Shane McAnally; Theron Thomas; and Justin Tranter.

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE

Competing songs: “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus; Doja Cat’s “Paint the Town Red”; Billie Eilish with “What Was I Made For?”; Olivia Rodrigo’s “Vampire”; and “Anti-Hero” by Taylor Swift.

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE

Nominated collaborations: “Thousand Miles” by Miley Cyrus featuring Brandi Carlile; “Candy Necklace” by Lana Del Rey featuring Jon Batiste; “Never Felt So Alone” by Labrinth featuring Billie Eilish; “Karma” by Taylor Swift featuring Ice Spice; and “Ghost in the Machine” by SZA featuring Phoebe Bridgers.

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM

The contenders are: “Chemistry” by Kelly Clarkson; Miley Cyrus’s “Endless Summer Vacation”; “GUTS” by Olivia Rodrigo; Ed Sheeran’s -(Subtract); and “Midnights” by Taylor Swift.

BEST RAP ALBUM

In the running are: “Her Loss” by Drake and 21 Savage; “Michael” from Killer Mike; “Heroes & Villains” by Metro Boomin; “King’s Disease III” from Nas; and “Utopia” by Travis Scott.

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM

Nominees include: “Rolling Up the Welcome Mat” by Kelsea Ballerini; “Brothers Osborne” from Brothers Osborne; “Zach Bryan” by Zach Bryan; “Rustin’ in the Rain” from Tyler Childers; and Lainey Wilson’s “Bell Bottom Country.”

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM

Nominees are: “Blackbox Life Recorder 21F” by Aphex Twin; “Loading” from James Blake; “Higher Than Ever Before” by Disclosure; “Strong” from Romy and Fred again..; and “Rumble” by Skrillex, Fred again.., and Flowdan.

BEST ROCK ALBUM

Nominated albums: “But Here We Are” by Foo Fighters; Greta Van Fleet’s “Starcatcher”; “72 Seasons” from Metallica; “This Is Why” by Paramore; and “In Times New Roman…” from Queens of the Stone Age.

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM

Contenders include: “The Car” by Arctic Monkeys; “The Record” from boygenius; Lana Del Rey’s “Did You Know That There’s a Tunnel Under Ocean Blvd”; “Cracker Island” by Gorill

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Grammy Awards Nominees 2023

Who are the top nominees for the 66th Grammy Awards?

Jon Batiste, Taylor Swift, and SZA are among the top nominees in key categories like Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year.

What categories are included in the 66th Grammy Awards nominations list?

The list includes major categories such as Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, and various genre-specific categories like Best Pop, Rap, Country, Dance/Electronic, Rock, and Alternative Music Albums.

Are there any surprises or snubs in the 2024 Grammy nominations?

Yes, the 2024 Grammy nominations include several surprises and snubs, highlighting artists like Morgan Wallen, K-pop acts, and Victoria Monét who were either unexpectedly nominated or overlooked.

What is the significance of the Song of the Year category at the Grammys?

The Song of the Year category at the Grammys is a songwriter’s award, recognizing the lyrical and musical composition of a song, differentiating it from Record of the Year, which honors the overall performance and production of a song.

Who leads the nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards?

SZA leads the nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards, with several nominations across major categories, marking a significant year for female artists in the industry.

More about Grammy Awards Nominees 2023

  • Official Grammy Awards Nominations List
  • Overview of the 66th Grammy Awards Nominees
  • Grammy Awards 2023: Key Categories and Nominees
  • 2024 Grammy Awards: Surprises and Snubs
  • Grammy Awards Song of the Year: Songwriters’ Spotlight
  • SZA’s Grammy Nominations Leadership in 2024

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5 comments

SwiftFanatic November 12, 2023 - 4:51 pm

Taylor Swift nominated again?? She’s just unstoppable, Midnights is such a masterpiece…

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RockOn78 November 12, 2023 - 6:18 pm

No love for heavy metal this year? Seems like Grammys always snubbing the real rock genres.

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IndieGuy November 13, 2023 - 7:28 am

boygenius getting a nod is a big win for indie music, their album The Record is just phenomenal.

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PopPrincess November 13, 2023 - 9:19 am

Miley Cyrus is on fire with Endless Summer Vacation, so glad to see her getting the recognition!

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MusicLover99 November 13, 2023 - 1:12 pm

wow, SZA is really killing it this year, didn’t expect her to lead the noms, go girl!

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