AC/DC, Chris Cornell, Gojira, among 2022 Grammy Nominees; Machine Gun Kelly excluded

Posted by on November 24, 2021



The nominees are in for the 64th annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on Monday, January 31st, starting as early as 12:30 PM PDT at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA, with the early Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony. This year sees a few new categories, but nominees include Mastodon, Deftones, AC/DC, and more for metal and rock.


It is important to note that Machine Gun Kelly didn’t receive a nomination as he doesn’t know “WTF” is wrong with the Grammys: 



Check out the heavier categories below and read the complete list here


Best Rock Performance:
01) Shot In The Dark – AC/DC
02) Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A) – Black Pumas
03) Nothing Compares 2 U – Chris Cornell
04) Ohms – Deftones
05) Making A Fire – Foo Fighters


Best Metal Performance
01) Genesis – Deftones
02) The Alien – Dream Theater
03) Amazonia – Gojira
04) Pushing The Tides – Mastodon
05) The Triumph Of King Freak (A Crypt Of Preservation And Superstition) – Rob Zombie


Best Rock Song
01) All My Favorite Songs – Rivers Cuomo, Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson & Ilsey Juber, songwriters (Weezer)
02) The Bandit – Caleb Followill, Jared Followill, Matthew Followill & Nathan Followill, songwriters (Kings Of Leon)
03) Distance – Wolfgang Van Halen, songwriter (Mammoth WVH)
04) Find My Way – Paul McCartney, songwriter (Paul McCartney)
05) Waiting On A War – Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)


Best Rock Album
01) Power Up – AC/DC
02) Capitol Cuts – Live From Studio A – Black Pumas
03) No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1 – Chris Cornell
04) Medicine At Midnight – Foo Fighters
05) McCartney III – Paul McCartney


Best Alternative Music Album
01) Shore – Fleet Foxes
02) If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power – Halsey
03) Jubilee – Japanese Breakfast
04) Collapsed In Sunbeams – Arlo Parks
05) Daddy’s Home – St. Vincent


Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media
01) Bridgerton – Kris Bowers, composer
02) Dune – Hans Zimmer, composer
03) The Mandalorian: Season 2 – Vol. 2 (Chapters 13-16) – Ludwig Göransson, composer
04) The Queen’s Gambit – Carlos Rafael Rivera, composer
05) Soul – Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross, composers


Best Remixed Recording
01) Back To Life (Booker T Kings Of Soul Satta Dub) – Booker T, remixer (Soul II Soul)
02) Born For Greatness (Cymek Remix) – Spencer Bastin, remixer (Papa Roach)
03) Constant Craving (Fashionably Late Remix) – Tracy Young, remixer (K.D. Lang)
04) Inside Out (3SCAPE DRM Remix) – 3SCAPE DRM, remixer (Zedd & Griff)
05) Met Him Last Night (Dave Audé Remix) – Dave Audé, remixer (Demi Lovato & Ariana Grande)
 06) Passenger (Mike Shinoda Remix) – Mike Shinoda, remixer (Deftones)
07) Talks (Mura Masa Remix)\ – Alexander Crossan, remixer (PVA)


Best Immersive Audio Album
01) Alicia – George Massenburg & Eric Schilling, immersive mix engineers; Michael Romanowski, immersive mastering engineer; Ann Mincieli, immersive producer (Alicia Keys)
02) Clique – Jim Anderson & Ulrike Schwarz, immersive mix engineers; Bob Ludwig, immersive mastering engineer; Jim Anderson, immersive producer (Patricia Barber)
03) Fine Line – Greg Penny, immersive mix engineer; Greg Penny, immersive mastering engineer; Greg Penny, immersive producer (Harry Styles)
04) The Future Bites – Jake Fields & Steven Wilson, immersive mix engineers; Bob Ludwig, immersive mastering engineer; Steven Wilson, immersive producer (Steven Wilson)
05) Stille Grender – Morten Lindberg, immersive mix engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive mastering engineer; Morten Lindberg, immersive producer (Anne Karin Sundal-Ask & Det Norske Jentekor)


Best Music Video
01) Shot In The Dark – AC/DC – David Mallet, video director; Dione Orrom, video producer
02) Freedom – Jon Batiste – Alan Ferguson, video director; Alex P. Willson, video producer
03) I Get A Kick Out Of You – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – Jennifer Lebeau, video director; Danny Bennett, Bobby Campbell & Jennifer Lebeau, video producers
04) Peaches – Justin Bieber Featuring Daniel Caesar & Giveon – Collin Tilley, video director
05) Happier Than Ever – Billie Eilish – Billie Eilish, video director; Michelle An, Chelsea Dodson & David Moore, video producers
06) Montero (Call Me By Your Name) – Lil Nas X – Lil Nas X & Tanu Muino, video directors; Frank Borin, Ivanna Borin, Marco De Molina & Saul Levitz, video producers
07) Good 4 U – Olivia Rodrigo – Petra Collins, video director; Christiana Divona, Marissa Ramirez & Tiffany Suh, video producers


Best Music Film
01) Inside – Bo Burnham – Bo Burnham, video director; Josh Senior, video producer
02) David Byrne’s American Utopia – David Byrne – Spike Lee, video director; David Byrne & Spike Lee, video producers
03) Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter To Los Angeles – Billie Eilish – Patrick Osborne & Robert Rodriguez, video directors
04) Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix In Maui – Jimi Hendrix – John McDermott, video director; Janie Hendrix, John McDermott & George Scott, video producers
05) Summer Of Soul – (Various Artists) – Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, video director; David Dinerstein, Robert Fyvolent & Joseph Patel, video producers


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