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Jon Batiste, H.E.R. And Justin Bieber Lead 2022 Grammy Award Nominations

Wednesday, 24 November 2021 Written by Jon Stickler

The nominations for the 64th Grammy Awards have been revealed.

Jon Batiste (pictured) leads the pack with 11, with Justin Bieber, H.E.R., and Doja Cat following with eight each. Olivia Rodrigo and Billie Eilish are close behind with seven.

Also nominated are Fleet Foxes, Arooj Aftab, Low, Japanese Breakfast, Caroline Shaw, and plenty of others. This year's ballot also makes Jay-Z the most nominated artist in Grammy history with 83, having surpassed the iconic producer Quincy Jones with his three new nominations.

UK artists include Ed Sheeran, whose Bad Habits single is up for Song Of The Year, while Arlo Parks and Glass Animals both get a nod for Best New Artist. Coldplay also get their 36th Grammy nomination for the single Higher Power in the Best Pop Group Performance, and Paul McCartney is recognised for his lockdown album 'McCartney III' in the Best Lockdown Album category, along with the track Find My Way in the group for Best Rock Song.

Find the full list of nominees here and check out the major categories below. The 2022 Grammy Awards will take place in Los Angeles on January 31 and will be broadcast live on CBS.

2022 Grammy nominations (major categories):

Record Of The Year
Abba – I Still Have Faith in You
Jon Batiste – Freedom
Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – I Get a Kick Out Of You
Justin Bieber – Peaches (featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon)
Brandi Carlile – Right On Time
Doja Cat – Kiss Me More (feat SZA)
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License
Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open

Album Of The Year
Jon Batiste – 'We Are'
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga – 'Love for Sale'
Justin Bieber – 'Justice'
Doja Cat – 'Planet Her'
Billie Eilish – 'Happier Than Ever'
H.E.R. – 'Back of My Mind'
Lil Nas X – 'Montero'
Olivia Rodrigo – 'Sour'
Taylor Swift – 'Evermore'
Kanye West – 'Donda'

Song Of The Year
Ed Sheeran – Bad Habits
Alicia Keys and Brandi Carlile – A Beautiful Noise
Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License
H.E.R. – Fight for You
Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever
Doja Cat – Kiss Me More (feat SZA)
Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open
Lil Nas X – Montero (Call Me By Your Name)
Justin Bieber – Peaches (feat Daniel Caesar and Giveon)
Brandi Carlile – Right on Time

Best New Artist
Arooj Aftab
Jimmie Allen
Baby Keem
Glass Animals
Japanese Breakfast
The Kid Laroi
Arlo Parks
Olivia Rodrigo

Best Pop Solo Performance
Justin Bieber – Anyone
Brandi Carlile – Right on Time
Billie Eilish –Happier Than Ever
Ariana Grande – Positions
Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License

Best Rock Performance
AC/DC – Shot in the Dark
Black Pumas – Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A)
Chris Cornell – Nothing Compares 2 U
Deftones – Ohms
Foo Fighters – Making a Fire

Best Metal Performance
Deftones – Genesis
Dream Theater – The Alien
Gojira – Amazonia
Mastodon – Pushing the Tides
Rob Zombie – The Triumph of King Freak (A Crypt of Preservation and Superstition)

Best Rap Performance
Baby Keem – Family Ties (feat Kendrick Lamar)
Cardi B – Up
J Cole – My Life (feat 21 Savage & Morray)
Drake – Way 2 Sexy (feat Future & Young Thug)
Megan Thee Stallion – Thot Shit

Best R&B Performance
Snoh Aalegra – Lost You
Justin Bieber – Peaches (feat Daniel Caesar & Giveon)
H.E.R. – Damage
Silk Sonic – Leave the Door Open
Jazmine Sullivan – Pick Up Your Feelings

Best Country Solo Performance
Luke Combs – Forever After All
Mickey Guyton – Remember Her Name
Jason Isbell – All I Do Is Drive
Kacey Musgraves – Camera Roll
Chris Stapleton – You Should Probably Leave

Best Global Music Performance
Arooj Aftab – Mohabbat
Angelique Kidjo & Burna Boy – Do Yourself
Femi Kuti – Pà Pá Pà
Yo-Yo Ma & Angelique Kidjo – Blewu
Wizkid – Essence (feat Tems)

Best Dance/Electronic Recording
Afrojack & David Guetta – Hero
Ólafur Arnalds – Loom (feat Bonobo)
James Blake – Before
Bonobo & Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Heartbreak
Caribou – You Can Do It
Rüfüs Du Sol – Alive
Tiësto – The Business


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