In a very big week for music, the Recording Academy gets things started off with announcing the nominees for the 65th annual Grammy Awards which are set to be presented on February 5, 2023 in Los Angeles.  Later this week the Latin Grammy Awards will hold their annual ceremonies, then the Native American Music Awards will hold their awards ceremony to honour the best in Native American music at the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, and capping things off will the fan voted American Music Awards on Sunday night with Wayne Brady serving as host.

This year there are a total of 91 one categories after the Recording Academy added five new awards this year.

With their multiple nominations, Beyonce and husband Jay Z now lead the list of earning the most Grammy Award nominations with 88 each.  Beyonce holds the record for the most Grammy wins by a female artist with 28.  Hungarian-British conductor Georg Solti holds the overall record with 31.

Kendrick Lamar, Adele, Brandi Carlile, Harry Styles, Mary J Blige, Future, DJ Khaled, The Dream, and engineer Randy Merrill all garnered multiple nominations each.

The 2023 Grammy Award nominees are:

Record of the Year:
“Don’t Shut Me Down” by ABBA
“Easy on Me” by Adele
“Break My Soul” by Beyonce
“Good Morning Gorgeous” by Mary J Blige
“You and Me on the Rock” by Brandi Carlile
“Woman” by Doja Cat
“Bad Habit” by Steve Lacy
“The Heart Part 5” by Kendrick Lamar
“About Damn Time” by Lizzo
“As it Was” by Harry Styles

Album of the Year:
“Voyage” by ABBA
“30” by Adele
“Un Verano Sin Ti” by Bad Bunny
“RENAISSANCE” by Beyonce
“Good Morning Gorgeous” (Deluxe) by Mary J Blige
“In These Silent Days” by Brandi Carlile
“Music of the Spheres” by Coldplay
“Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” by Kendrick Lamar
“Special” by Lizzo
“Harry’s House” by Harry Styles

Song of the Year (a songwriter’s award):
“abcdefu” written by Sara Davis, GAYLE, and Dave Pittenger
“About Damn Time” written by Melissa “Lizzo” Jefferson, Eric Frederic, Blake Slatkin, and Theron Makiel Thomas
“All too Well” (10 minute version – the short film) written by Liz Rose and Taylor Swift
“As it Was” written by Tyler Johnson, Kid Harpoon, and Harry Styles
“Bad Habit” written by Matthew Castellanos, Brittany Fousheé, Diana Gordon, John Carroll Kirby, and Steve Lacy
“BREAK MY SOUL” written by Beyonce, S. Carter, Terius “The-Dream” Gesteelde-Diamant, and Christopher A. Stewart
“Easy on Me” written by Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin
“GOD DID” written by Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts, and Nicholas Warwar
“The Heart Part Five” written by Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar, and Matt Schaeffer
“Just Like That” written by Bonnie Raitt

Best New Artist:
Omar Apollo
DOMi & JD Beck
Muni Long
Samara Joy
Tobe Nwigwe
Molly Tuttle
Wet Leg

Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Easy on Me” by Adele
“Moscow Mule” by Bad Bunny
“Woman” by Doja Cat
“Bad Habit” by Steve Lacy
“About Damn Time” by Lizzo
“As it Was” by Harry Styles

Best Pop Duo or Group Performance:
“Don’t Shut Me Down” by ABBA
“Bam Bam” by Camila Cabello with Ed Sheeran
“My Universe” by Coldplay and BTS
“I Like You (A Happier Song)” by Post Maline and Doja Cat
“Unholy” by Sam Smith and Kim Petras

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
“Higher” by Michael Buble
“When Christmas Comes Around” by Kelly Clarkson
“I Dream of Christmas” (Extended) by Norah Jones
“Evergreen” by Pentatonix
“Thank You” by Diana Ross

Best Pop Vocal Album:
“Voyage” by ABBA
“30” by Adele
“Music of the Spheres” by Coldplay
“Special” by Lizzo
“Harry’s House” by Harry Styles

Best Dance or Electronic Album:
“BREAK MY SOUL” by Beyonce
“Rosewood” by Bonobo
“Don’t Forget My Love” by Diplo and Miguel
“I’m Good” (Blue) by David Guetta and Bebe Rexha
“Intimidated” by KAYTRANADA with H.E.R.
“On My Knees” by RÜFÜS DU SOL

Best Dance or Electronic Music Album:
“Renaissance” by Beyonce
“Fragments” by Bonobo
“Diplo” by Diplo
“The Last Goodbye” by ODESZA
“Surrender” by RÜFÜS DU SOL

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album:
“Between Dreaming and Joy” by Jeff Coffin
“Not Tight” by DOMi & JD Beck
“Blooz” by Grant Geissman
“Jacob’s Ladder” by Brad Mehldau
“Empire Central” by Snarky Puppy

Best Rock Performance:
“So Happy it Hurts” by Bryan Adams
“Old Man” by Beck
“Wild Child” by The Black Keys
“Broken Horses” by Brandi Carlile
“Crawl!” by Idles
“Patient Number 9” by Ozzy Osbourne with Jeff Beck
“Holiday” by Turnstile

Best Metal Performance:
“Call Me Little Sunshine” by Ghost
“We’ll Be Back” by Megadeath
“Kill or Be Killed” by Muse
“Degradation Rules” by Ozzy Osbourne with Tony Iommi
“Blackout” by Turnstile

Best Rock Song (a songwriter’s award):
“Black Summer” written by Flea, John Frusciante, Anthony Kiedis, and Chad Smith
“Blackout” written by Brady Ebert, Daniel Fang, Franz Lyons, Pat McCrory, and Brendan Yates
“Broken Horses” written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, and Tim Hanseroth
“Harmonia’s Dream” written by Robbie Bennett and Adam Granduciel
“Patient Number 9” written by John Osbourne, Chad Smith, Ali Tamposi, Robert Trujillo, and Andrew Wotman

Best Rock Album:
“Dropout Boogie” by The Black Keys
“The Boy Name If” by Elvis Costello & The Imposters
“Crawler” by Idles
“Mainstream Sellout” by Machine Gun Kelly
“Patient Number 9” by Ozzy Osbourne
“Lucifer on the Sofa” by Spoone

Best Alternative Music Performance:
“There’d Better Be a Mirrorball” by the Arctic Monkeys
“Certainty” by Big Thief
“King” by Florence + The Machine
“Chaise Lounge” by Wet Leg
“Spitting Off the Edge of the World” by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs with Perfume Genius

Best Alternative Music Album:
“WE” by Arcade Fire
“Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You” by Big Thief
“Fossora” by Bjork
“Wet Leg” by Wet Leg
“Cool it Down” by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Best R&B Performance:
“VIRGO’S GROOVE” by Beyonce
“Here with Me” by Mary J Blige with Anderson .Paak
“Hrs & Hrs” by Muni Long
“Over” by Lucky Kaye
“Hurt Me So Good” by Jazmine Sullivan

Best Traditional R&B Performance:
“Do 4 Love” by Snoh Aalegra
“Keeps on Fallin’” by Babyface with Ella Mai
“Round Midnight” by Adam Blackstone with Jazmine Sullivan
“Good Morning Gorgeous” by Mary J Blige

Best R&B Song (a songwriters award):
“CUFF IT” written by Denisia “Blu June” Andrews, Beyonce, Mary Christine Brockert, Brittany “Chi” Coney, Terius “The-Dream” Gesteelde-Diamant, Morten Ristorp, Nile Rodgers, and Raphael Saadiq
“Good Morning Gorgeous” written by Mary J. Blige, David Brown, Dernst Emile II, Gabriella Wilson, and Tiara Thomas
“Hrs & Hrs” written by Hamadi Aaabi, Dylan Graham, Priscilla Renea, Thaddis “Kuk” Harrell, Brandon John-Baptiste, Isaac Wriston, and Justin Nathaniel Zim
“Hurt Me So Good” written by Akeel Henry, Michael Holmes, Luca Mauti, Jazmine Sullivan, and Elliott Trent
“Please Don’t Walk Away” written by PJ Morton

Best Progressive R&B Album:
“Operation Funk” by Cory Henry
“Gemini Rights” by Steve Lacy
“Drones” by Terrace Martin
“Starfruit” by Moonchild
“Red Balloon” by Tank and The Bangas

Best R&B Album:
“Good Morning Gorgeous” by Mary J Blige
“Breezy” Deluxe by Chris Brown
“Black Radio III” by Robert Glasper
“Candydrip” by Lucky Daye
“Watch the Sun” by PJ Morton

Best Rap Performance:
“GOD DID” by DJ Khaled with Rick Ross, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z, John Legend, and Fridayy
“Vegas” by Doja Cat
“pushin P” by Gunna and Future with Young Thug
“F.N.F. (Let’s Go)” by Hitkidd and GloRilla
“The Heart Part 5” by Kendrick Lamar

Best Melodic Rap Performance:
“BEAUTIFUL” by DJ Khaled with Future and SZA
“WAIT FOR U” by Future with Drake and Tems
“First Class” by Jack Harlow
“Die Hard” by Kendrick Lamar with Blxst and Amanda Reifer
“Big Energy” (Live) by Latto

Best Rap Song (a songwriter’s song):
“Churchill Downs” written by Ace G, BEDRM, Matthew Samuels, Tahrence Brown, Rogét Chahayed, Aubrey Graham, Jack Harlow, and Jose Velazquez
“GOD DID” written by Tarik Azzouz, E. Blackmon, Khaled Khaled, F. LeBlanc, Shawn Carter, John Stephens, Dwayne Carter, William Roberts, and Nicholas Warwar
“The Heart Part 5” written by Jake Kosich, Johnny Kosich, Kendrick Lamar, and Matt Schaeffer
“pushin P” written by Lucas Depante, Nayvadius Wilburn, Sergio Kitchens, Wesley Tyler Glass, and Jeffery Lamar Williams
“WAIT FOR U” written by Tejiri Akpoghene, Floyd E. Bentley III, Jacob Canady, Isaac De Boni, Aubrey Graham, Israel Ayomide Fowobaje, Nayvadius Wilburn, Michael Mule, Oluwatoroti Oke, and Temilade Openiyi

Best Rap Album:
“GOD DID” by DJ Khaled
“I Never Liked You” by Future
“Come Home the Kids Miss You” by Jack Harlow
“Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers” by Kendrick Lamar
“It’s Almost Dry” by Pusha T

Best Country Solo Performance:
“Heartfirst” by Kelsea Ballerini
“Something in the Orange” by Zach Bryan
“In His Arms” by Miranda Lambert
“Circles Around This Town” by Maren Morris
“Live Forever” by Willie Nelson

Best Country Duo or Group Performance:
“Wishful Drinking” by Ingrid Andress and Sam Hunt
“Midnight Rider’s Prayer” by Brothers Osborne
“OUtrunnin’ Your Memory” by Luke Combs and Miranda Lambert
“Does He Love You – Revisited” by Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton
“Never Wanted to Be that Girl” by Carlly Pearce and Ashley McBryde
“Going Where the Lonely Go” by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss

Best Country Song (a songwriter’s award):
“Circles Around This Town” written by Ryan Hurd, Julia Michaels, Maren Morris, and Jimmy Robbins
“Doin’ This” written by Luke Combs, Drew Parker, and Robert Williford
“I Bet You Think About Me” written by Lori McKenna and Taylor Swift
“If I Was a Cowboy” written by Jesse Frasure and Miranda Lambert
“I’ll Love You Till the Day I Die” written by Rodney Crowell and Chris Stapleton
“Til You Can’t” written by Matt Rogers andBen Stennis

Best Country Album:
“Growin’ Up” by Luke Combs
“Palomino” by Miranda Lambert
“Ashley McBryde Presents: Lindeville” by Ashley McBryde
“Humble Quest” by Maren Morris
“A Beautiful Time” by Willie Nelson

Best New Age, Ambient, or Chant Album:
“Positano Songs” by Will Ackerman
“Joy” by Paul Avgerinos
“Mantra Americana” by Madi Das & Dave Stringer with Bhakti Without Borders
“The Passenger” by Cheryl B. Engelhardt
“Mystic Mirror” by White Sun

Best Improvised Jazz Solo:
“Rounds” (Live) by Ambrose Akinmusire
“Keep Holding On” by Gerald Albright
“Falling” by Melissa Aldana
“Call of the Drum” by Marcus Baylor
“Cherokee/Koko” by John Beasley
“Endangered Species” by Wayne Shorter and Leo Genovese

Best Jazz Vocal Album:
“The Evening: Live at APPARATUS” by The Baylor Project
“Linger Awhile” by Samara Joy
“Fade to Black” by Carmen Lundy
“Fifty” by The Manhattan Transfer with WDR
“Ghost Song” by Cecile McLorin Salvant

Best Jazz Instrumental Album:
“New Standards Vol. 1” by Terri Lyne Carrington, Kris Davis, Linda may Han Oh, Nicholas Payton, and Matthew Stevens
“Live in Italy” by the Peter Erskine Trio
“LongGone” by Joshua Redman, Brad Mehldau, Christian McBride, and Brian Blade
“Live at The Detroit Jazz Festival” by Wayne Shorter, Terri Lyne Carrington, Leo Genovese, and Esperanza Spalding
“Parallel Motion” by the Yellowjackets

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album:
“Bird Lives” by John Beasley, Magnus Lindgren, and the SWR Big Band
“Remembering Bob Freedman” by Ron Carter and The Jazzaar Festival Big Band directed by Christian Jacob
“Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra” by Steven Feifke, Bijon Watson, and the Generation Gap Jazz Orchestra
“Center Stage” by Steve Gadd, Eddie Gomez, Ronnie Cuber, and WDR Big Band conducted by Michael Abene
“Architecture of Storms” by Remy Le Boef’s Assembly of Shadows

Best Latin Jazz Album:
“Fandango at The Wall in New York” by Arturo O’Farrill and The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra with The Congra Patria Son Jarocho Collective
“Crisálida” by Danilo Pérez with The Global Messengers
“If You Will” by Flora Purim
“Rhythm & Soul” by Arturo Sandoval
“Música De Las Américas” by Miguel Zenón

Best Gospel Performance or Song:
“Positive” by Erica Campbell
“When I Pray” by DOE
“Kingdom” by Maverick City Music and Kirk Franklin
“The Better Benediction” by PJ Morton with Zacardi Cortez, Gene Moore, Samoht, Tim Rogers, and Darrell Walls
“Get Up” by Tye Tribbett

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance or Song:
“God Really Loves Up” (radio version) by Crowder with Dante Bowe and Maverick City Music
“So Good” by DOE
“For God is with Us” by for KING and Country with Hillary Scot
“Fear is Not My Future” by Maverick City Music and Kird Franklin
“Holy Forever” by Chris Tomlin
“Hymn of Heaven” (radio version) by Phil Wickham

Best Gospel Album:
“Die to Live “by Maranda Curtis
“Breakthrough: The Exodus” (Live) by Ricky Dillard
“Clarity” by DOE
“One Deluxe” by Maverick City Music and Kird Franklin
“All Things New” by Tye Tribbett

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album:
“Lion” by Elevation Worship
“Breathe” by Maverick City Music
“Life After Death” by TobyMac
“Always” by Chris Tomlin
“My Jesus” by Anne Wilson

Best Roots Gospel Album:
“Let’s Just Praise The Lord” by the Gaither Vocal Band
“Confessio – Irish American Roots” by Keith and Kristyn Getty
“The Willie Nelson Family” by Willie Nelson
“2:22” by Karen Peck and New River
“The Urban Hymnal” by the Tennessee State University Marching Band

Best Latin Pop Album:
“AGUILERA” by Christina Aguilera
“Pasieros” by Ruben Blades and Boca Livre
“De Adentro Pa Afuera” by Camilo
“VIAJANTE” by Fonseca
“Dharma +” by Sebastian Yatra

Best Musica Urbana Album:
“TRAP CAKE,VOL. 2” by Rauw Alejandro
“Un Verano Sin Ti” by Bad Bunny
“LEGENDADDY” by Daddy Yankee
“La 167” by Farruko
“The Love and Sex Tape” by Maluma

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album:
“El Alimento” by Cimafunk
“Tinta y Tiempo” by Jorge Drexler
“1940 Carmen” by Mon Laferte
“Alegoria” by Gaby Moreno
“Los Años Salvajes” by Fito Paez
“MOTOMAMI” by Rosalia

Best Regional Mexican Music Album:
“Abeja Reina” by Chiquis
“Un Canto por Mexico – El Musical” by Natalia Lafourcade
“La Reunion” (Deluxe) by Los Tigres Del Norte
“EP # 1 FOrajido” by Christian Nodal
“Que Ganas de Verte” (Deluxe) by Marco Antonio Solis

Best Tropical Latin Album:
“Pa’lla Voy” by Marc Anthony
“Quiero Verte Feliz in La Santa Cecilia
“Lado A Lado Be” by Victor Manuelle
“Legendario” by Tito Nieves
“Imagenes Latinas” by the Spanish Harlem Orchestra
“Cubiana II” by Carlos Vives

Best American Roots Performance:
“Someday It’ll All Make Sense” (Bluegrass version) by Bill Anderson with Dolly Parton
“Life According to Raechel” by Madison Cunningham
“Oh Betty” by Fantastic Negrito
“Stompin’ Ground” by Aaron Neville with The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
“Prodigal Daughter” by Aoife O’Donovan and Allison Russell

Best Americana Performance:
“Silver Moon [A Tribute to Michael Nesmith]” by Eric Alexandrakis
“There You Go Again” by Asleep at the Wheel with Lyle Lovett
“The Message” by the Blind Boys of Alabama with Black Violin
“You Are Me on the Rock” by Brandi Carlile with Lucius
“Made Up Mind” by Bonnie Raitt

Best American Roots Song (a songwriter’s award):
“Bright Star” written by Anais Mitchell
“Forever” written by Sheryl Crow and Jeff Trott
“High and Lonesome” written by T Bone Burnett and Robert Plant
“Just Like That” written by Bonnie Raitt
“Prodigal Daughter” written by Tim O’Brien and Aoife O’Donovan
“You and Me on the Rock” written by Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hansertoth

Best Americana Album:
“In These Silent Days” by Brandi Carlile
“Things Happen That Way” by Dr. John
“Good to Be…” by Keb’ Mo’
“Raise the Roof” by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
“Just Like That…” by Bonnie Raitt

Best Bluegrass Album:
“Toward the Fray” by the Infamous Stringdusters
“Almost Proud” by The Del McCoury Band
“Calling You from My Mountain” by Peter Rowan
“Crooked Tree” by Molly Tuttle and Golden Highway
“Get Yourself Outside” by the Yonder Mountain String Band

Best Traditional Blues Album:
“Heavy Load Blues” by Gov’t Mule
“The Blues Don’t Lie” by Buddy Guy
“Get on Board” by Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder
“The Sun is Shining Down” by John Mayall”
“Mississippi Son” by Charlie Musselwhite

Best Contemporary Blues Album:
“Done Come Too Far” by Shemekia Copeland
“Crown” by Eric Gates
“Bloodline Maintenance” by Ben Harper
“Set Sail” by the North Mississippi Allstars
“Brother Johnny” by Edgar Winter

Best Folk Album:
“Shellbound” by Judy Collins
“Revealer” by Madison Cunningham
“The Light at the End of the Line” by Janis Ian
“Age of Apathy” by Aoife O’Donovan
“Hell on Church Street” by the Punch Brothers

Best Regional Roots Music Album:
“Full Circle” by Sean Ardoin and the Kreole Rock And Soul with the LSU Golden Band From Tigerland
“Natalie Noelani” by Natalie Ai Kamauu
“Halau Hula Keali’i O Nalani – Live at The Getty Center” by
Halau Hula Keali’i O Nalani
“Lucky Man” by Nathan & The Zydeco Cha Chas
“Live at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival” by Ranky Tanky

Best Reggae Album:
“The Kalling” by Kabaka Pyramid
“Gifted” by Koffee
“Scorcha” by Sean Paul
“Third Time’s the Charm” by Protje
“Com Fly Wid Mi” by Shaggy

Best Global Music Performance:
“Udhero Na” by Arooj Aftab and Anoushka Shankar
“Gimme Love” by Matt B and Eddy Kenzo
“Last Last” by Burna Boy
“Neva Bow Down” by Rocky Kawuni with Blvk H3ro
“Bayethe” by Wouter Kellerman, Zakes Bantwini, and Nomcebo Zikode

Best Global Music Album:
“Shuruaat” by the Berklee Indian Ensemble
“Love, Damini” by Burna Boy
“Queen of Sheba” by Angélique Kidjo and Ibrahim Maalouf
“Between Us… (Live)” by Anoushka Shankar, Metropole Orkest, and Jules Buckley with Manu Delago
“Sakura” by Masa Takumi

Best Children’s Music Album:
“Into the Little Blue House” by Wendy and DB
“Los Fabulosos” by Lucky Diaz and The Family Jam Band
“The Movement” by Alphabet Rockers
“Ready Set Go!” by Divinity Roxx
“Space Cadet” by Justin Roberts

Best Audio Book, Narration, and Storytelling Recording:
“Act Like You Got Some Sense” by Jamie Foxx
“All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business” by Mel Brooks
Aristotle and Dante Dive into The Water of the World” by Lin-Manuel Miranda
“Finding Me” by Viola Davis
“Music is History” by Questlove

Best Spoken Word Poetry Album:
“Black Men are Precious” by Ethelbert Miller
“Call Us What We Carry: Poems” by Amanda Gorman
“Call Us What We Carry: Poems” by Amanda Gorman
“Hiding in Plain View” by Malcolm-Jamal Warner
“The Poet Who Sat by the Door” by J. Ivy
“You Will Be Someone’s Ancestor. Act Accordingly” by Amir Sulaiman

Best Comedy Album:
“The Closer” by Dave Chappelle
“Comedy Monster” by Jim Gaffigan
“A Little Brains, A Little Talent” by Randy Rainbow
“Sorry” by Louis CK
“We All Scream” by Patton Oswalt

Best Musical Theater Album:
“Caroline, Or Change”
“Into the Woods” (2022 Broadway Cast Recording)
“MJ The Musical”
“Mr. Saturday Night”
“Six: Live on Opening Night”
“A Strange Loop”

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media:
“ELVIS” by Various Artists
“Encanto” by Various Artists
“Stranger Things: Soundtrack from the Netflix Series, Season 4 (Vol 2)” by Various Artists
“Top Gun Maverick” by Harold Faltermeyer, Lady Gaga, Hans Zimmer, and Lorne Balfe
“West Side Story” by Various Artists

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media:
“The Batman” composed by Michael Giacchino
“Encanto” composed by Germaine Franco
“No Time to Die” composed by Hans Zimmer
The Power Of The Dog” composed by Jonny Greenwood
“Succession: Season 3” composed by Nicholas Britell”

Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media:
“Aliens: Fireteam Elite” composed by Austin Wintory
“Assassins’s Creed Walhalla: Dawn of Ragnarok” composed by Stephanie Ecconomou
“Call of Duty: Vanguard” composed by Bear McCreary
“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” composed by Richard Jacques
“Old World” composed by Christopher Tin

Best Song Written for Visual Media:
“Be Alive” from “King Richard” written by Beyonce and Darius Scott Dixson
“Carolina” from “Where the Crawdads Sing” written by Taylor Swift
“Hold My Hand” from “Top Gun Maverick” written by Bloodpop and Stefani Germanotta
“Keep Rising” from “The Woman King” written by Angelique Kidjo, Jeremy Lutito, and Jessy Wilson
“Nobody Like U” fomr “Turning Red” written by BillieEilish and Finneas O’Connell
“We Don’t Talk About Bruno” form “Encanto” written by Lin-Manuel Miranda

Best Instrumental Composition:
“African Tales” composed by Paquito D’Rivera
“El Pais Invisible” composed by Miguel Zenon
“Fronteras (Borders) Suite” composed by Al-Musafir Blues
Danilo Pérez
“Refuge” composed by Geoffrey Keezer
“Snapshots” composed by Pascal Le Boeuf

Best Arrangement – Instrumental or A Cappella:
“As Days Go By” arranged by Armand Hutton
“How Deep is Your Love” arranged by Matt Cusson
“Main Titles (Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness)” arranged by Danny Elfman
“Minnesota, WI” arranged by Remy Le Boeuf
“Scrapple from the Apple” arranged by John Beasley

Best Arrangement – Instruments and Vocals:
“Let it Happen” arranged by Louis Cole
“Never Gonna Be Alone” arranged by Jacob Collier
“Optimistic Voices” and “No Love Dying” arranged by Cecile McLorin Salvant
“Songbird” (Orchestral version) arranged by Vince Mendoza
“2 + 2 = 5” arranged by Nathan Schram and Becca Stevens

Best Recording Package:
“Beginningless Beginning” by art directors Chun-Tien Hsia and Qing-Yang Xiao
“Divers” by art director William Stichter
“Everything was Beautiful” by art director Mark Farrow
“Telos” by art director Ming Liu
“Voyeurist” by art director Tnsn Dvsn

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package:
“Big Mess” by art director Berit Gwendolyn Gilma
“Black Pumas” (Collector’s Edition Box Set by art directors Jenna Krackenberger, Anna McCaleb, and Preacher
“Book” by art director Paul Sahre
“In and Out of the Garden: Madison Square Garden ’81, ’82, ‘83” by art directors Lisa Glines, Doran Tyson, and Dave Van Patten

Best Album Notes:
“The American Clave’ Recordings” notes by Fernando Gonzalez
“Andy Irvine and Paul Brady” notes by Gareth Murphy
“Harry Partch, 1942” noted by John Schneider
“Life’s Work: A Retrospective” notes by Ted Olson
“Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) notes by Bob Mehr

Best Historical Album:
“Against the Odds: 1974-1982” by Blondie
“The Goldberg Variations – The Complete Unreleased 1981 Studio Sessions” by Glenn Gould
“Life’s Work: A Retrospective” by Doc Watson
“To Whom it May Concern…” by Freestyle Fellowship
“Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” (20th Anniversary Super Deluxe Edition) by Wilco

Non-Classical Songwriter of the Year Award:
Amy Allen
Nija Charles
Tobias Jesso Jr
Laura Veltz

Best Non-Classical Engineered Album:
“Adolescence” engineered by George Nicholas and Ryan Schwabe
“Black Radio III” master engineered by Chris Athens
“Chloe and the Next 20th Century” engineered by Dave Cerminara, Jonathan Wilson, and Adam Ayan
“Harry House” master engineered by Randy Merrill
“Wet Leg” master engineered by Matt Colton

Non-Classical Producer of the Year:
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
Dernst “D’mile” Emile II

Best Remixed Recording:
“About Damn Time” remixed by Purple Disco Machine
“BREAK MY SOUL” remixed by Terry Hunter
“Easy Lover” remixed by Four Tet
“Slow Song” remixed by Paul Woolford
“Too Late Now” remixed by Soulwax

Best Immersive Audio Album:
“AGUILERA” by Christina Aguilera
“Divine Tides” by Stewart Copeland and Ricky Kej
“Memories…Do Not Open” by The Chainsmokers
“Picturing the Invisible – Focus 1” by Jane Ira Bloom
“Tuvayhun – Beatitudes for a Wounded World” by Nidarosdomens

Best Classical Engineered Album:
“Bates: Philharmonia Fantastique – The Making of the Orchestra” mastered engineered by Edwin Outwater and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra
“Beethoven: Symphony No. 6” and “Stucky: Silent Spring” master engineered by Mark Donahue
“Perspectives” master engineered by JoeLambert
“Tuvayhun – Bautitudes for a Wounded World” master engineered by Morten Lindberg
“Williams: Violin Concerto No. 2 and Selected Film Themes” master engineered by Christoph Stickel

Classical Producer of the Year:
Jonathan Allen
Christoph Franke
James Ginsburg
Elaine Martone
Judith Sherman

Best Orchestral Performance:
“Adams: John Luther: Sila – The Breath of the World” by the Musicians Of The University Of Michigan Department Of Chamber Music and University Of Michigan Percussion Ensemble and conducted by Doug Perkins
“Dvorak: Symphonies Nos. 7-9” by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conducted by Gustavo Dudamel
“Eastman: Stay on It” by Wild Up and conducted by Christopher Roundtree
“The Berlin Concert” by the Berliner Philarmonike and conducted by John Williams
“Works by Florence Price, Jessie Montgomery, and Valerie Coleman” by the New York Youth Symphony and conducted by Michael Repper

Best Opera Recording:
“Aucoin: Eurydice” by The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
“Blanchard: Fire Shut Up in My Bones” by The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus
“Davis: X – The Life and Times of Malcolm X” by the Boston Modern Orchestra Project and Odyssey Opera Chorus

Best Choral Performance:
“Bach: St. John Passion” by the Monteverdi Choir and English Baroque Soloists
“Born” by The Crossing
“Verdi: Requiem – The Met Remembers 9/11” by The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra and Chorus

Best Chamber Music or Small Ensemble Performance:
“Beethoven: Complete String Quartets, Volume 2 – The Middle Quartets” by the Dover Quartet
“Musical Remembrances” by the Neave Trio
“Perspectives” by the Third Coast Percussion
“Shaw: Evergreen” by the Attacca Quartet
“What is American” by the PUBLIQuartet

Best Classical Instrumental Solo:
“Abels: Isolation Variation” by Hilary Hahn
“Bach: The Art of Life” by Daniil Trifonov
“Beethoven: Diabelli Variations” by Mitsuko Uchida
“Letters for the Future” by Time for Three
“A Night in Upper Town” by The Music of Zoran Krajacic Mak Grgic

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:
“Eden” by Joyce DiDonato
“How Do I Find You” by Sasha Cooke
“Okpebholo: Lord, How Come Me Here?” by Will Liverman
“Stranger – Works for Tenor by Nico Muhly” by Nicholas Phan
“Voice of Nature – The Anthropocene” by Renee Fleming

Best Classical Compendium:
“An Adoption Story” by Starr Parodi and Kitt Wakeley
“Aspire” by JP Jofre and Seunghee Lee
“A Concert for Ukraine” conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin
“The Lost Birds” by Voces8

Best Contemporary Classical Composition:
“Ligneous Suite” composed by Andy Akiho
“Intonations” composed by Derek Bermel
“The Wrath of God” composed by Sofia Gubaidulina
“Contact” composed by Kevin Puts
“Requiem for the Enslaved” composed by Carlos Simon

Best Music Video:
“Easy on Me” by Adele
“Yet to Come” by BTS
“Woman” by Doja Cat
“The Heart Part 5” by Kendrick Lamar
“As it Was” by Harry Styles
“All Too Well: The Short Film” by Taylor Swift

Best Music Film:
“One Night Only” by Adele
“Our World” by Justin Bieber
“Billie Eilish Live at the O2” by Billie Eilish
“Motomami (Rosalia Tiktok Live Performance) by Rosalia
“Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story” by Various Artists
“A Band a Brotherhood a Barn” by Neil Young and Crazy Horse