Grammy 2022: Jay-Z becomes the most nominated musician in history

On Tuesday, rapper Jay-Z became the artist who has garnered the most Grammy nominations in history, with a total of 83 nominations, ahead of music icons such as Paul McCartney, with 81, and Quincy Jones, with 80.

Until now, Jones was the most nominated musician for the most important music awards, although after the announcement of the candidates for the 64th edition of the awards, Jay-Z y McCartney They took the lead by adding three and two nominations, respectively.

The funny thing is that Jay-Z has not released new music this year and his three nominations come from two collaborations that aspire to take the title of best rap song: “Bath Salt” with DMX and “Jail” with Kanye West.

In addition, Jay-Z could win a Grammy for album of the year because he appears as one of the composers of “Donda,” West’s album that competes in the star category of the awards.

The record draws even more attention because it has only been a year since Beyoncé, wife Jay-Z, became the singer who has earned the most Grammy history, with a total of 28 golden gramophones.

In front of Beyoncé only the Hungarian appears Georg Solti, a conductor who garnered numerous awards in the classical music categories.

For its part, Paul McCartney got two new nominations at age 79: best rock song for “Find My Way“and best rock album for”McCartney III“.

After Jay-Z, McCartney and Jones, the most nominated artists in Grammy history are Beyoncé, Kanye West, Georg Solti, Stevie Wonder, Henry Mancini and John Williams.



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