Nominees for the 65th annual GRAMMY Award have been announced, with Beyonce, Kendrick Lamar and Adele leading the charge with the highest number of nominations.
Beyonce has received nine nominations this year, making her tied with Jay Z as the highest-nominated artist in GRAMMY history with a lifetime total of 88. Kendrick Lamar received eight nominations in 2022, with Adele and Brandi Carlile both following with seven. Mary J. Blige, DJ Khaled, Future, The-Dream, Randy Merrill and Harry Styles all received six nods. Over 150 PRS members have been nominated or contributed to nominated works across 38 categories.
The GRAMMY Awards are selected by the Recording Academy’s voting membership of music makers, including recording artists, songwriters, composers, producers, mixers, and engineers. The final round of voting will take place between 14 December 2022 and 4 January 2023. The 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards will then take place at Los Angeles' Crypto.com Arena on 5 February 2023.
‘Celebrating the miracle of music is at the core of everything we do at the Recording Academy and today we are proud and honoured to celebrate music's power to lift people up and to bring them together,’ says Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. ‘I'm energised by this year's slate of nominees and how each of them uses their craft to inspire us, and to remind us that music is our universal language. Each of these deserving nominees has helped to provide the world with an incredible soundtrack and is a true testament to how vibrant our entire music community truly is.’
The full list of GRAMMY nominations for 2023 is available here.