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“Music’s biggest night” will take place on Monday, Jan. 31, 2022, live from the soon-to-be renamed Staples Center in Los Angeles. CBS will broadcast the ceremony at 8 pm ET and it will be available to stream live on Paramount+.

Check out the nominees below (we’ll updating the nominations as more are announced):

Best New Artist

Arooj Aftab
Jimmie Allen
Baby Keem
Glass Animals
Japanese Breakfast
Arlo Parks
Olivia Rodrigo

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, Daniel Cesar, Giveon

“Right on Time” – Brandi Carlile

“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat, 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

“A Beautiful Noise” – Alicia Keys and Brandi Carlile

“drivers license” – Olivia Rodrigo

“Fight For You” – Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara Thomas,

“Happier Than Ever” – Billie Eilish

“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic

“Montero (Call Me By Your Name)” – Lil Nas X

“Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar

“Right On Time” – Brandi Carlile

Best Music Video

“Shot In The Dark” – AC/DC

“Freedom” – Jon Batiste

“Good 4 U” – Olivia Rodrigo

“I Get A Kick Out Of You” – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

“Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Caesar

Best Rap Performance

“Family Ties” – Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar

“My.Life” – J.Cole ft. 21 Savage & Morray

“Up” – Cardi B

“Way 2 Sexy” – Drake

“Thot S***” – Megan Thee Stallion

Best Melodic Rap

“Pride. Is. The. Devil” – J. Cole ft. Lil Baby

“Need To Know” – Doja Cat

“Industry Baby” – Lil Nas X ft. Jack Harlow

“WUSYANAME” – Tyler, The Creator ft. YoungBoy Never Broke Again

“Hurricane” –  Kanye West ft. The Weeknd & Lil Baby

Best Rap Song

“Bath Salts” – DMX ft. Jay-Z and Nas

“Best Friend” – Saweetie ft. Doja Cat

“Family Ties” – Baby Keem ft. Kendrick Lamar

“Jail” – Kanye West ft. Jay-Z

“My Life” – J. Cole ft. 21 Savage & Morray

Best Rap Album

The Off-Season – J. Cole

Certified Lover Boy – Drake

Kings Disease II – Nas

Call Me If You Get Lost – Tyler, The Creator

Donda – Kanye West

Best R&B Performance

“Lost You” – Snoh Aalegra

“Peaches” – Justin Bieber ft. Daniel Ceasar, Giveon

“Damage” – H.E.R

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic

“Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan

Best Traditional R&B Performance

“I Need You” -Jon Batiste

“Bring It On Home To Me” –  BJ The Chicago Kid, PJ Morton & Kenyon Dixon Featuring Charlie Bereal

“Born Again” – Leon Bridges Featuring Robert Glasper

“Fight For You” – H.E.R.

“How Much Can A Heart Take” – Lucky Daye ft. Yebba

Best R&B Song

“Damage”- H.E.R.

“Good Days” – SZA

“Heartbreak Anniversary” – Giveon

“Leave The Door Open” – Silk Sonic

“Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine Sullivan

Best R&B Album

Temporary Highs In The Violet Skies – Snoh Aalegra

We Are – Jon Batiste

Gold-Diggers Sound – Leon Bridges

Back Of My Mind – H.E.R.

Heaux Tales – Jazmine Sullivan

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

“I Get A Kick Out Of You” – Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga

“Lonely” – Justin Bieber & benny blanco

“Butter” – BTS

“Higher Power” – Coldplay

“Kiss Me More” – Doja Cat ft. SZA

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