Swift, West earn last-minute Grammy Award nominations

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Taylor Swift and Kanye West have been included to an expanded listing of Grammy Award nominees in a shock, previous-minute shift by the Recording Academy, according to a New York Periods report.

Abba and Lil Nas X ended up also very last-minute additions to the Grammy Awards nominations listing following a Recording Academy assembly 24 several hours right before the nominations ended up introduced, the New York Situations claimed on Wednesday.

What You Will need To Know

  • Taylor Swift and Kanye West have been added to an expanded listing of Grammy Award nominees in a shock, previous-minute go by the Recording Academy
  • Abba and Lil Nas X were also very last-moment additions to the Grammy Awards nominations list
  • The Recording Academy announced it decided to develop the listing of nominees in 4 normal area categories throughout the nominations presentation Tuesday
  • The 2022 Grammy Awards are scheduled for Jan. 31 at 5 p.m.

Swift and West ended up already nominated in other categories, and were extra to the album of the year listing of nominees, signing up for Justin Bieber, Olivia Rodrigo, Tony Bennett and Woman Gaga, Doja Cat, H.E.R., Billie Eilish, Lil Nas X and Jon Batiste. Swift’s “Evermore” and West’s “Donda” have been included to the nominees.

The New York Occasions also claimed expansions in the record of the yr category with Lil Nas X’s “Montero (Get in touch with Me by Your Identify)” and Abba’s “I However Have Faith in You.” Rodrigo, Bieber, Bennett and Lady Gaga, Batiste, Doja Cat, Eilish, Silk Sonic and Brandi Carlile have music of the 12 months nominations, far too.

The nominations for the songwriters’ song of the 12 months group and most effective new artist category were being also expanded at the previous minute. Doja Cat’s “Kiss Me Additional” and “Right on Time” by Carlile were extra to the song of the yr category. Rapper Baby Keem and composer Arooj Aftab had been additional to the finest new artist category, according to the report in the New York Times.

The Recording Academy introduced it determined to expand the list of nominees in four basic industry classes throughout the nominations presentation for the 2022 Grammy Awards on Tuesday.

In an interview with the New York Instances, the Recording Academy president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. explained the enlargement of nominations has been in the will work for several years, and the Latin Grammy Awards expanded their lists to 12 final yr.

Mason Jr. also informed the New York Instances the addition of Swift and West to the expanded list of nominations was not for commercial motives or to boost television scores.

The 2022 Grammy Awards are scheduled on Jan. 31 at 5 p.m. and will be televised on CBS and Paramount+.