The 2023 Grammy nominations will be announced on November
15, 18:00 CET. The 65th Annual Grammy Awards will take into
consideration the songs released between October 1, 2021, and September 30,
Being nominated for this most prestigious award ceremony for musicians is an honour in and of itself, let alone winning it. It is widely anticipated that singers Beyonce, Harry Styles, Adele,
and Rosalia will be nominated for award categories this year after the release
of their critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums in the
considered time span.
Here are 5 artists with the most Grammy nominations:
American rapper and record producer Jay-Z holds the
record for most Grammy nominations with 83 nominations spread across various
categories and spanning across a career of 36 years. His first nomination was
in 1999 for his album Vol. 2 …Hard Knock Life in the category of ‘Best Rap
Album.’ At the 60th Annual Grammy Awards in 2018, he was awarded the
Salute to Industry Icons Award. His latest nominations were in 2022, when he
was nominated for three Grammy awards. He has won a total of 24 Grammys.
English singer-songwriter and The Beatles legend Paul
McCartney has received 81 Grammy nominations in his 60+ years career.
Considered one of the greatest singers and performers in history, he earned his
first Grammy nomination as part of The Beatles in 1965 for their song I Want to
Hold Your Hand. He earned his latest Grammy nomination in 2022 for McCartney
III, his 18th solo album. The nomination was in the category of Best
Rock Album. He was also honoured with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1990
for his solo career and in 2015 as part of The Beatles. He has won a total of
18 Grammy Awards.
American musician, singer, and record producer Quincy
Jones has a record 80 Grammy nominations over a career spanning 70 years. He
earned his first Grammy nomination in 1961 for his album The Great Wide World
of Quincy Jones in the category of Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album. His latest
Grammy nomination was in 2019 for his documentary, Quincy, in the category of
Best Music Film. Jones has also been awarded three Special Grammy Awards
including the Trustees Award, the Legends Award, and Person of the Year. Jones is the
recipient of 28 Grammy Awards, the most for any living male.
One of the most influential female musicians of the 21st
century, Beyonce has the most Grammy nominations for a female artist, with a
record of 79 nominations. Beyonce earned her first nomination in 2000 as part
of her girl group Destiny’s Child for their single Bills, Bills, Bills in the
category of Best R&B Performance by a Group. In 2021, she earned eight
Grammy nominations, winning four of them. Beyonce is the recipient of 28 Grammy
Kanye West (Ye)
rapper and songwriter Kanye West is the fifth most nominated artist in the
Grammys, with a record of 75 nominations. He earned his first Grammy nomination
in 2005 for Best New Artist. With a career spanning 26 years, he has
established himself as one of the best-selling artists of his era. In 2022, he
was nominated for four Grammys. West has won 22 Grammy Awards, the second
highest for any rap artist, with Jay-Z leading the list.