19.2 C
Cape Town
Monday, March 4, 2024

Here are your GRAMMYs 2023 Nominations

Published on

The year is slowly coming to an end. And that means the next batch of award shows are on the cards, with the 2023 GRAMMYs in February. The nominees for the 65th GRAMMY Awards were recently revealed, with the ceremony’s hosts and performers being announced soon.

READ MORE: MTV EMAs Full list of Winners + Categories


The K-pop wave has reached the shores of the GRAMMYs! Boy group, BTS, received three nominations – the first time a K-pop group achieved this in any given year.


Kpop waves crashes onto the GRAMMYs shores

They have been nominated for best pop duo/group performance for a third year in a row. They are also up for best music video for ‘Yet to Come’. And they have also been nominated for album of the year.

BTS is the only act to be nominated for the best pop duo/group performance category, three years in a row, since the category’s inception in 2011. The category has seen Coldplay with five nods, followed by Maroon 5, The Chainsmokers and Florence + the Machine.

Notably, Coldplay collabed with BTS and The Chainsmokers (2017).


Let’s take a look at the nominees:

Record of the Year. Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s).

  1. Easy On Me (Adele)
  2. BREAK MY SOUL (Beyoncé)
  3. Good Morning Gorgeous (Mary J Blige)
  4. You And Me On The Rock (Brandi Carlile ft. Lucius)
  5. Woman (Doja Cat)
  6. Don’t Shut Me Down (ABBA)
  7. Bad Habit (Steve Lacy)
  8. About Damn Time (Lizzo)
  9. As It Was (Harry Styles)
  10. The Heart Part 5 (Kendrick Lamar)


Album of the Year. Award to Artist(s) and Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s).

  1. Harry’s House (Harry Styles)
  2. Special (Lizzo)
  3. Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers (Kendrick Lamar)
  4. Music Of The Spheres (Coldplay)
  5. In These Silent Days (Brandi Carlile)
  6. Voyage (ABBA)
  7. 30 (Adele)
  8. Un Verano Sin Ti (Bad Bunny)
  9. RENAISSANCE (Beyoncé)
  10. Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe) (Mary J Blige)


Song Of The Year. A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. Singles or tracks only.

  1. Just Like That (Bonnie Raitt)
  2. The Heart Part 5 (Kendrick Lamar)
  3. GOD DID (DJ Khaled Featuring Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend & Fridayy)
  4. abcdefu (GAYLE)
  5. About Damn Time (Lizzo)
  6. All Too Well, 10 Minute Version (Taylor Swift)
  7. As it Was (Harry Styles)
  8. Bad Habit (Steve Lacy)
  9. BREAK MY SOUL (Beyoncé)
  10. Easy on Me (Adele)


Best New Artist. An artist whose eligibility-year release(s) achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and impacted the musical landscape.

  1. Omar Apollo
  2. DOMi and JD Beck
  3. Muni Long
  4. Samara Joy
  5. Latto
  6. Måneskin
  7. Tobe Nwigwe
  8. Anitta
  9. Molly Tuttle
  10. Wet Leg


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media. Award to the principal artist(s) and/or ‘in studio’ producer(s) of a majority of the tracks on the album.

  1. Encanto (Various Artists)
  2. Top Gun: Maverick (Harold Faltermeyer, Lady Gaga, Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe)
  3. ELVIS (Various Artists)
  4. Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, S4 (Various Artists)
  5. West Side Story (Various Artists)




Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media. Award to Composer(s) for an original score created specifically for, or as a companion to, video games and other interactive media.

  1. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Dawn Of Ragnarok (Stephanie Economou)
  2. Aliens: Fireteam Elite (Austin Wintory)
  3. Call Of Duty®: Vanguard (Bear McCreary)
  4. Old World (Christopher Tin)
  5. Marvel’s Guardians Of The Galaxy (Richard Jacques)


Best Music Video. Award to the artist, video director, and video producer.

  1. All Too Well: The Short Film (Taylor Swift)
  2. As It Was (Harry Styles)
  3. The Heart Part 5 (Kendrick Lamar)
  4. Easy On Me (Adele)
  5. Yet to Come (BTS)
  6. Woman (Doja Cat)


Best Music Film. For concert/performance films or music documentaries. Award to the artist, video director, and video producer.

  1. A Band A Brotherhood A Barn (Neil Young & Crazy Horse)
  2. Adele One Night Only (Adele)
  3. Our World (Justin Bieber)
  4. Billie Eilish Live At The O2 (Billie Eilish)
  5. Motomami (Rosalía Tiktok Live Performance) (Rosalía)
  6. Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story (Various Artists)


READ MORE: High School Hits Weekend


Zahraa Schroeder
Zahraa Schroeder
Zahraa writes articles about climate change, world conflict and celebrities. She received her Diploma in Journalism and Media Studies from Damelin, and has garnered more than four years’ experience in the radio industry. She is short for no reason and loves talking to strangers on the bus.

Latest articles

Previous article
Next article

15 Best Wedding Movies To Give You All The Romantic Feels

  There is an unsung subgenre of romcoms. They are packed with high emotions, drama, and (of course) romance! We're talking about the wedding movie. While...

Barbie Becomes Warner Bros. Highest-Grossing Movie Ever

  Barbie is now officially Warner Bros.'s highest-grossing global release, beating out the 2011 movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2. This great...

Why did Dolly Parton reject Kate Middleton’s invitation?

  Would you turn down the opportunity to have tea with a British royal? Dolly Parton found herself in the unique position of having to...