WASHINGTON: American rapper Jay-Z has change into probably the most nominated artist within the prestigious Grammy Awards historical past.
As per Variety, the 51-year-old singer earned 3 nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards, making him the one artist with complete of 83 nominations within the historical past of the distinguished awards.
The songwriter, who final launched an album in 2017, is nominated for visitor appearances with rapper Kanye West (whose ‘Donda’ album is up for Album of the Year) and the late rapper DMX.
Jay-Z at the moment has 23 wins in Grammys. He has been nominated in 18 of the 22 Grammy years since then, although his launch schedule has slowed significantly over the previous decade.
The ‘Song Cry’ star made his Grammy bow in 1999 with three nods, two from his traditional ‘Vol. 2…Hard Knock Life’ album and one for his tag-team with Jermaine Dupri, ‘Money Ain’t a Thang’.
As per Variety, he received the award however didn’t attend the ceremony stating that he “boycotted” them as a result of fellow New Yorker DMX had not been nominated regardless of racking up two No. 1 albums in a 12 months.
This isn’t the one time Jay-Z had a disagreement with the Grammys, however probably the most common controversies of all time was witnessed when received no trophies in his most-nominated 12 months, 2017, when his ‘4:44’ album and associated singles and video obtained eight complete nods.
Jay said his opinion on the matter unequivocally in ‘Apeshit’, launched the next 12 months on his duet album with spouse Beyonce, ‘Everything Is Love’. “Tell the Grammy’s f–k that 0 for 8 shit/ Have you ever seen the crowd goin’ apeshit?,” he raps on the music.
As per Entertainment Weekly, this 12 months’s nominees have been voted on by Recording Academy voting members from practically 22,000 eligible entries that have been launched between September 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. The closing spherical of Grammy voting will happen from December 6, 2021-January 5, 2022.
The sixty fourth awards present will likely be held on Monday, January 31, 2022, and can air on CBS and stream reside and on-demand on Paramount Plus from 8-11:30 p.m. ET/ 5-8:30 p.m. PT.