Finally, the nominations are in for 2022 Grammy Awards! 

Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr.The Chair of the Board of Trustees Tammy HurtThis year’s nominees were revealed during an Nov. 23 livestream. Several stars assisted with the announcement, including BTS, Billie EilishGayle King, Finneas, Jon Batiste, H.E.R., MåneskinTayla Parx, Nate BargatzeAnd Carly Pearce.

Jon Batiste received the most nominations with 11 nods followed by Justin Bieber, Doja Cat and H.E.R., who each earned eight. Eilish and Olivia RodrigoClose behind was the second with seven nominations.

And while fans rejoiced about the many artists who they were surprised made the cut, there were others who were disappointed by their favorites getting left off the list. 

Announcement of nominees is a celebration for excellence, of hope, and of anticipation. Mason stated that the announcement of nominations often kicks off a heated discussion about who was and wasn’t nominated. Mason said that everyone will offer their views and share their thoughts. Some will be very happy while others won’t. Many things will be discussed, but one thing is certain: Music is important and it matters to the people making it. The ultimate honour is being awarded a Grammy Award by your peers.