The awards scheduled for this Sunday, the 5th, could give glory to Beyoncé, making her the most awarded artist in the history of the Grammys
The biggest names in pop will be this Sunday, 5, in Los Angeles to celebrate the Gramin this edition which promises to be the scene of another chapter between Beyoncé AND Adele. Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles AND Taylor Swift are also among the favorites of the event, which gives unprecedented prominence to Latin musicwith indicated as Bad bunny AND Annita in the main categories.
The 65th annual music royalty awards ceremony promises an array of stars, with Styles, Bad Bunny, Lizzo, Steve Lacy and Mary J. Blige in attendance. The show will be presented, once again, by the comedian Trevor Noah.
With nine nominations, Beyoncé is the most nominated at the awards, followed by rapper Kendrick Lamar, with eight. Adele and Brandi Carlile each received seven nominations.
The awards ceremony will take place after a year marked by successful albums, such as the Vibrant Renaissanceof Beyoncé, the introspective 30 from Adele and the Animated A summer without you from naughty puerto rican bunny. The evening’s focus is on Adele and Beyoncé, whose work falls into the same categories as it did six years ago when the British singer won the groundbreaking Lemonadeby Queen B.
The tacit competition is further fueled by criticisms that the Recording Academy, which holds the awards, fails to give black artists due recognition. According to Billboard forecasts, this year the legion of Beyoncé fans will celebrate the best album award with the singer. At the same time, other specialists say that Adele has a chance to win the statuette in the record of the year category, with the song easy with me.
The fact is that, in this 2023 edition, Beyoncé made history by accumulating 88 nominations, tying herself to her husband, Jay-Z, on the pedestal of the most nominated artist at the Grammys. With 28 wins, Beyoncé is the woman with the most gramophones. In the overall list, she is in second place with producer Quincy Jones and she has a chance to dethrone classical music director Georg Solti, with 31.
Anitta, Bad Bunny and Rosalia
Brazilian Anitta arrives in Los Angeles in search of the trophy. In one of the outstanding categories, the award for the best new artist can seal the internationalization of “Girl from Rio”, which made the world dance with success Involve.
Currently the highest-grossing artist, Bad bunny also arrives this Sunday with three nominations for its success A summer without youwhich is in the running for album of the year.
It is the first time that an album recorded entirely in Spanish has competed for an award, one of the most coveted of the evening. It’s also the Puerto Rican star’s first solo nomination in a major Grammy category. Recognition is a milestone for the pace reggaetona Latin genre that revolutionized the global scene.
Benito Antonio Martínez Ocasio, 30, is also up for the Grammy for Best Pop Solo Performance and Best Urban Music Album.
Presented at last year’s Latin Grammy Awards, “Motomami” Rosalía is seeking the award for best album of Latin rock or alternative music.
In addition to Carlos Vives, Maluma, Jorge Drexler and Cristina Aguilera, responsible for the globalization of reggaeton Papa Yankee it is present in the Latin categories.
The influence of TikTok
No one is shortlisted for the Best New Artist award, which in previous editions has enshrined the likes of Olivia Rodrigo, Megan Thee Stallion and Billie Eilish.
The nominations for this category show growing variety and reflect current trends in music and video. Just like Anitta, the rockers of the band Maneskinsthe rapper Act and the singer Omar Apollo went viral on TikTok.
This year’s Grammys are also an opportunity for BTS extension, South Korean titans who have announced a career hiatus, take the first Grammy of their career. Already Taylor Swiftwhich has 11 statuettes, can finally win the Song of the Year award in this edition.
Comprised of artists, songwriters and engineers, the Recording Academy also recognizes legendary musical artists such as Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson and ABBA with multiple nominations.
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