Getting recognized. The list of nominees for the 66th annual Grammy Awards was announced on Tuesday, November 15, and the contenders have people talking.John Legend, Machine Gun Kelly, Olivia Rodrigo, Luis Fonsi and Jimmie Allen were on hand to announce the recipients live from the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles.For the first time since 2017, powerhouse artists Adele and Beyoncé will be competing against one another for one of the night’s biggest awards: Song of the Year.
The British songstress, 34, and the former Destiny’s Child singer, 41, will face off against Taylor Swift — who earned her nod for “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film)” as well as Harry Styles, Kendrick Lamar and more.Adele’s “Easy on Me” is also going head to head with Beyoncé’s “Break My Soul” in the Record of the Year category.
Styles’ “As It Was” and Lamar’s “The Heart Part 5” are also contenders for the coveted award.Prior to the announcement, Nicki Minaj made headlines in October for slamming the Recording Academy for placing her track “Super Freaky Girl” into consideration for the pop category rather than the rap division.“I have no prob being moved out the RAP category as long as we r ALL being treated FAIRLY,” Minaj, 39, wrote via Twitter at the time. “If SFG (‘Super Freaky Girl’) has 2B moved out [of] RAP then so does ‘Big Energy’!” she added, referring to the song by Latto. “ANY1 who says diff is simply a Nicki hater or a troll.”The Trinidad native elaborated on her feelings in an Instagram video that went on for 17 minutes.“If you can’t tell by now that there is a concerted effort to give newer artists things that they really don’t deserve over people who have been deserving for many years, then you’re not paying attention,” theRead more on usmagazine.com