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The 2022 Grammy nominations have been announced by the Recording Academy, and young talents like Olivia Rodrigo and Lil Nas X have received several nominations, along with the surprising leader in the number of nominations, John Batiste – here are some highlights.

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Newcomer Olivia Rodrigo, whose debut album Tart It was one of the most popular releases of 2021, receiving seven nominations, including Best Music Video, Best Pop Vocal Album, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist.

Former Grammy winner Lil Nas X’s controversial video for “Montero (Call Me By Your Name)”, in which he romances the Devil, received a nomination for Best Music Video – besting him with his song “Industry” with Jack Harlow. Baby” also received a nomination. Melodic Rap Performance and Record of the Year.

Other first-time nominees include Selena Gomez, who won the . earned his first US Grammy nomination for Revelation, which was nominated for Best Latin Pop Album, and ABBA, which had its first album in 40 years Voyage Received Record of the Year Award.

Justin Bieber’s hit song “Peaches” was nominated in the R&B category — the singer was previously criticized Recording Academy for nominating his work in the pop genre.

Comedians Dave Chappelle, who has been criticized for making transphobic remarks in his latest Netflix special, and Louis CK, who has previously been accused of sexual assault, both received nominations.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett album love for Sale Was nominated for six awards—a standout performance following Bennett’s recent Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

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