Everything you need to know about the 2022 Grammy Awards.


It’s that time of the year for Music!

The Grammys 2022 (Photo by Sudhith Xavier on Unsplash)

The year has yet again rolled back to the time when the Recording Academy honors and recognizes the music achievements of the past year. The ceremony was previously scheduled for Jan 31 in LA but was postponed later due to the seriousness of the Omicron infection.

2021 has witnessed a lot of record-breaking big releases. As the anticipation and excitement of the award ceremony rise among the nominees, and everyone who cares about the ceremony, here’s everything you need to catch up with what’s happening.

When and where to watch?

Grammys will take place at the MGM Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3 (April 4 in India), and it will be live broadcast on CBS from 5:30 am IST. From India, you can watch the ceremony live on the Sony Liv app.

Who is hosting?

Trevor Noah hosting The Grammys 2022 (Source: The Billboard)

“The Daily Show” host, Trevor Noah will be taking up the role of host/primary presenter this year again. The comedian and TV host also emceed last year’s ceremony. It will be a sight to see what he will be bringing new to the stage this year.

This year there are too many nominations and awards to wrap up in three hours of broadcast only. There will be a pre-show called the academy’s Premiere Ceremony, hosted by the Grammy winner and current nominee LeVar Burton at the MGM Grand Conference Marquee Ballroom.

The four main award categories- Record, Album, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist, and the performances and speeches will be covered in the 5:30 am show. While all other awards will be covered during the pre-show.

The pre-show will stream live from Las Vegas at 12:50 am IST and can be caught on the Recording Academy’s Youtube channel and on live.grammy.com.

Performers and presenters:

The Performers, presenters and the Nominees at The Grammys 2022 (Source: The Grammys)

The 64th Annual Grammy Awards, like every year, has a solid lineup of performers and presenters, most of whom are nominees too.

Here’s the full list of performers and presenters:

Primary performers-

· J Balvin with Maria Becerra

· Jon Batiste

· Brothers Osborne


· Brandi Carlile

· Billie Eilish

· H.E.R.

· Lady Gaga

· John Legend

· Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow

· Nas

· Olivia Rodrigo

· Silk Sonic

· Chris Stapleton

· Carrie Underwood

Performers in special segments-

· Maverick City Music

· Aymée Nuviola

· Billy Strings

Performers in In Memoriam tribute to Stephen Sondheim-

· Cynthia Arivo

· Leslie Odom, Jr.

· Ben Platt

· Rachel Zegler

Better be ready to get your wigs snatched!

The Performers, presenters and the Nominees at The Grammys 2022 (Source: The Grammys)


· Kelsea Ballerini

· Lenny Kravitz

· Avril Lavigne

· Jared Leto

· Dua Lipa

· Ludacris

· Anthony Mackie

· Megan Thee Stallion

· Joni Mitchell

· Billy Porter

· Bonnie Raitt

· Michaela Jaé Rodriguez

· Keith Urban

· Questlove

Who are the nominees?

The Grammy Nominees (Source: The Wrap)

Fun fact: This year the Recording Academy received almost 22,000 songs and album submissions, which lead to the extension in the number of nominees from 8 to 10 for the main categories this year for the first time.

The sheer talent of today’s artists in this field is overflowing and it is time that their work got overdue recognition.

Here is the list of nominees for the four main categories.

Record of the Year-

  • I Still Have Faith In You” — ABBA
  • “Freedom” — Jon Batiste
  • “I Get A Kick Out Of You” — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  • “Peaches” — Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
  • “Right On Time” — Brandi Carlile
  • “Kiss Me More” — Doja Cat feat. SZA
  • “Happier Than Ever” — Billie Eilish
  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” — Lil Nas X
  • “Drivers License” — Olivia Rodrigo
  • “Leave The Door Open” — Silk Sonic

Album of the Year-

  • We Are — Jon Batiste
  • Love For Sale — Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga
  • Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) — Justin Bieber
  • Planet Her (Deluxe) — Doja Cat
  • Happier Than Ever — Billie Eilish
  • Back Of My Mind — H.E.R.
  • MONTERO — Lil Nas X
  • Sour — Olivia Rodrigo
  • evermore — Taylor Swift
  • DONDA — Kanye West

Song of the Year-

  • “Bad Habits” — Ed Sheeran
    (Songwriters: Fred Gibson, Johnny Mcdaid & Ed Sheeran)
  • “A Beautiful Noise” — Alicia Keys & Brandi Carlile
    (Songwriters: Ruby Amanfu, Brandi Carlile, Brandy Clark, Alicia Keys, Hillary Lindsey, Lori Mckenna, Linda Perry & Hailey Whitters)
  • “Drivers License” — Olivia Rodrigo
    (Songwriters: Daniel Nigro & Olivia Rodrigo)
  • “Fight For You” — H.E.R.
    (Songwriters: Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara Thomas)
  • “Happier Than Ever” — Billie Eilish
    (Songwriters: Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell)
  • “Kiss Me More” — Doja Cat feat. SZA
    (Songwriters: Rogét Chahayed, Amala Zandile Dlamini, Lukasz Gottwald, Carter Lang, Gerard A. Powell II, Solána Rowe & David Sprecher)
  • “Leave The Door Open” — Silk Sonic
    (Songwriters: Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II, & Bruno Mars)
  • “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” — Lil Nas X
    (Songwriters: Denzel Baptiste, David Biral, Omer Fedi, Montero Hill & Roy Lenzo)
  • “Peaches” — Justin Bieber feat. Daniel Caesar & Giveon
    (Songwriters: Louis Bell, Justin Bieber, Giveon Dezmann Evans, Bernard Harvey, Felisha “Fury” King, Matthew Sean Leon, Luis Manuel Martinez Jr., Aaron Simmonds, Ashton Simmonds, Andrew Wotman & Keavan Yazdani)
  • “Right On Time” — Brandi Carlile
    (Songwriters: Brandi Carlile, Dave Cobb, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth)

Best New Artist-

  • Arooj Aftab
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Baby Keem
  • Glass Animals
  • Japanese Breakfast
  • The Kid LAROI
  • Arlo Parks
  • Olivia Rodrigo
  • Saweetie

Jon Batiste is leading with 11 nominations, following Justin Bieber, Doja Cat, and H.E.R. each with 8, and Billie Eilish Olivia Rodrigo with 7. One can look forward to possible big sweeps by these artists.

Bruno Mars, Dernst Emile II, and Anderson .Paak accept the Song Of The Year award. (Source: AFP)

Here is a Full List of Winners from the Grammys 2022:

  1. Bruno Mars and Silk Sonic win Song of the Year for Imma Leave The Door Open
  2. Chris Stapleton won the County Album of the Year Award for Starting Over.
  3. Olivia Rodrigo wins Best New Artist
  4. Family Ties by Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar wins best rap performance
  5. Olivia Rodrigo wins Best Pop Vocal Album for Sour
  6. Jazmine Sullivan’s “Heaux Tales” wins best R&B album
  7. Doja Cat and SZA win Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Kiss Me More
  8. Silk Sonic’s Leave the Door Open wins Record of the Year
  9. Jon Batiste wins Album of the Year for We Are

The Grammys bring excitement, cheer and love to the warmth of music every year by honouring our favourite artistes and keeping them encouraged to keep going — keep creating soulful music for us. Music that helps us get past our troubles, music that helps the soul transcend the mundane realms of the world, music that enlivens us when we are sad and brings company in moments of sorrow.

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