The first round of performers of the 65th annual “Grammy” awards ceremony has been announced. current nominees Bad Bunny, Mary J. Blige, Brandi Carlile, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo, Kim Petras and Sam Smith will take the stage.
The show will air live on CBS on February 5, 2023 at 8pm ET/ 5pm PT from the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles and will be hosted by Trevor Noah. Prior to the telecast, the Grammy premiere ceremony will be broadcast live from the Microsoft Theater at 12:30pm PT and streamed live on live.grammy.com. Additional performers will be announced in the coming days.
Two-time Grammy winner Bad Bunny is up for three nominations: Album of the Year (Un Verano Sin Ti), Best Pop Solo Performance (Moscow Mule) and Best Urbana Album (Un Verano Sin Ti”).
Nine-time Grammy winner Blige is nominated for six awards, including Record of the Year (“Good Morning Gorgeous”), Album of the Year (“Good Morning Gorgeous” (Deluxe)), Best R&B Performance (“Here With Me”), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Good Morning Gorgeous”), Best R&B Song (“Good Morning Gorgeous”) and Best R&B Album (“Good Morning Gorgeous” (Deluxe)).
Six-time Grammy winner Brandy Carlyle is nominated for seven awards this year. “, Best Rock Song (“Broken Horses”), Best Americana Performance (“You And Me On The Rock”), Best American Roots Song (“You And Me On The Rock”) and Best Americana Album (“In These”). : Silent days 🙂
Luke Combs is up for three nominations: Best Country Duo/Group Performance (“Outrunnin’ Your Memory”), Best Country Song (“Doin’ This”) and Best Country Album (“Growin’ Up”).
Steve Lacy is up for four nominations: Record of the Year (Bad Habit), Song of the Year (Bad Habit), Best Pop Solo Performance (Bad Habit) and Best Progressive R&B Album (Twin Rights »: »).
Three-time Grammy winner Lizo is nominated for five awards: Record of the Year (“About Damn Time”), Album of the Year (“Special”), Song of the Year (“About Damn Time”), Best Pop Solo Performance. (“About Damn Time”) and Best Pop Vocal Album (“Special”).
Four-time winner Smith and first-time nominee Petras are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for their duet “Unholy.”
Beyoncé leads the 2023 Grammy nominees with nine nods. Kendrick Lamar trails with eight, while Adele and Carlile are tied with seven. Four contenders are vying for six nominations each: Future, Harry Styles, Blige, DJ Khaled and Randy Merrill. Beyoncé, Adele, Styles, Lamar and Lizo are the five contenders nominated in the top three categories of all genres: record, album and song of the year. Less expected, Blige and ABBA are both up for record of the year and album of the year. The very hot Steve Lacy also landed two top nominations, up for both recording and song for recent chart-topper Bad Habit.
The 65th Annual GRAMMY Awards are produced by Fulwell 73 Productions for the Recording Academy. Raj Kapoor serves as showrunner and executive producer, along with Ben Winston and Jesse Collins as executive producers. Phil Hayes joins for the first time as director, Eric Cook as executive producer with Tabitha Dumo, Tiana Gandelman, Patrick Menton and David Wild as producers.