Grammys 2022: Jon Batiste, H.E.R., Doja Cat Among Nominees


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By Shanelle Genai, The Root

Lil Nas X, Kanye West, and Silk Sonic were also on this year’s list of nominations.

…Because y’all know how we get down over here, let’s go ahead dive right into all the beautiful Blackity-black nominees this year, shall we?…

Leading the pack was Jon Batiste, who scored a record 11 nominations in the categories of Record and Album of the Year, Traditional R&B Performance, Best R&B Album, Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media for the film Soul, Best Music Video for “Freedom,” Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Best Improvised Jazz Solo, Best Contemporary Classical Composition, Best American Roots Song and Best American Roots Performance for “Cry.”…

Congratulations are also in order for our brothers and sisters across the diaspora, including Angelique Kidjo, Femi and Made Kuti and Wizkid, whose projects were all recognized across the categories of Best Global Music Performance and Best Global Music Album.

Other nominees include Jazmine Sullivan, Lucky Daye, Masego, Ledisi, Leon Bridges, Eric Bellinger, BJ The Chicago Kid, PJ Morton, Mickey Guyton, Jimmie Allen, Kirk Franklin, Saweetie, Chandler Moore, Cece Winanas, Jekalyn Carr, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, Jonathan McReynolds, Mali Music, Israel & New Breed, Anthony Brown & Group Therapy, and Terence Blanchard.

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