The Grammys recognize the “extraordinary growth” of the music industry with a record number of nominees.
On Tuesday, November 23, the 2022 Grammy nominations were announced live by Harvey Mason Jr., CEO of the Recording Academy. “With so much music available, there is a lot more excellence to be recognized and celebrated,” Mason Jr. explained of the “embracing the spirit of inclusion” awards ceremony.
General categories such as Best Album and Best New Artist officially dropped from eight to 10 nominees, and the awards saw a record number of voters, up 17% from last year, to its 22,000 nominations.
Singer, songwriter and actress Tayla Park, three-time Grammy nominee Jon batiste, singer-songwriter Carly Pearce, four-time Grammy nominee HER and more industry insiders listed among the nominees, including first-time laureates Selena Gomez, Dear, Olivia rodrigo and Nathy Peluso.
Rodrigo was also nominated in all “Big Four” categories for Best Music Video, Album of the Year, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.
“It’s once again and it’s a new academy,” Mason Jr. concluded during the live broadcast.