Today, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards, set to be held at the Crypto.com Arena in February.
Artists such as Beyoncé Knowles, Mary J. Blige, Lizzo, and Dojo Cat led this year’s list of nominees. Beyoncé – who led all nominees with her seventh studio release Renaissance – also became the first Black female artist ever to be nominated in the category for Best Dance/Electronic Album. Viola Davis, who has received a nomination for Best Audio Book, Narration and Storytelling Recording, would officially become an EGOT recipient if she takes home the award next year.
After winning four Grammys in 2022 for “Leave the Door Open,” Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak did not submit their album An Evening With Silk Sonic, for consideration. Drake and the Weeknd, also opted out of being nominated for the 2023 ceremony.
Entertainers announcing the nominations included Gayle King, Ledisi, John Legend, Smokey Robinson, and more. This year’s ceremony will honor artists and creators across a total of 91 categories, including five additional ones that were announced in June by the Recording Academy. The new categories include Songwriter of the Year Non-Classical, Best Alternative Music Performance, Best Americana Performance, Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media and Best-Spoken Word Poetry Album, There will also be a Special Merit Award for Best Song for Social Change.
The 2023 Grammy Awards return to Los Angeles’ Crypto.com Arena on February 5. The show will broadcast live on CBS and will stream live and on demand on Paramount+ at 5PM PT.
You can see the full list of nominations HERE. Take a look at all the Black nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards below.01BeyoncéRecord of the Year; Album of the Year; Song of the Year; Best Dance/Electronic Recording; Best Dance/Electronic Music Album; Best R&B Performance; Best Traditional R&B Performance; Best R&B Song; Best Song Written for Visual Media; Best Remixed Recording Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy 02Mary J. BligeRecord of the Year; Album of the Year; Best R&B Performance; Best Traditional R&B Performance; Best R&B Song; Best R&B Album Photo by Manny Carabel/Getty Images 03Muni LongBest New Artist; Best R&B Performance; Best R&B Song; Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/FilmMagic 04Viola DavisBest Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images 05Jazmine SullivanBest R&B Performance; Best R&B Song Photo by Daniel Shirey/MLB Photos via Getty Images 06LizzoRecord of the Year; Album of the Year; Song of the Year; Best Pop Solo Performance; Best Pop Vocal Album; Best Remixed Recording; Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for The Recording Academy 07Kendrick LamarRecord of the Year; Album of the Year; Song of the Year; Best Rap Performance; Best Melodic Rap Performance; Best Rap Song; Best Rap Album; Best Music Video Photo by: Will Heath/NBC via Getty Images 08Doja CatRecord of the Year; Best Pop Solo Performance; Best Pop Duo/Group Performance; Best Rap Performance; Best Music Video Photo by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images 09GloRilla Photo by Prince Williams/ Filmmagic 10Latto Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images 11H.E.R. Photo by Lorne Thomson/Redferns 12Diana Ross Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Imagesfor Academy Museum of Motion Pictures 13Lucky Daye Photo by Aaron J. Thornton/FilmMagic 14Tank & The Bangas Photo by Erika Goldring/Getty Images 15Pusha T Photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage 16Kaytranada Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Live Nation 17PJ Morton Photo by Jerritt Clark/Getty Images for Wright Productions 18The-Dream Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images 19DJ Khaled photo by Prince Williams/Wireimage 20Jamie Foxx Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic 21Questlove Photo by Johnny Nunez/WireImage TOPICS: beyoncé Grammy Awards muni long Viola Davis
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