The Grammy nominations shock the world

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Miranda Guthrie, Entertainment Editor

The 64th Grammy Awards are just around the corner. The award show will air on January 31. But the nominees were announced for their categories. Here are the few artist that have been nominated for a Grammy Award. 

Olivia Rodrigo is one of the artists that got nominated, she was nominated with 7 grammy awards. Rodrigo was nominated for song of the year, new artist, record, music video, pop vocal album, and pop solo performance. The (18 year old) was joyed with excitement when she posted on Instagram captioning “When I was younger, my family lived a few blocks from the Staples Center, where the Grammys took place every year,” Rodrigo wrote “I would always walk outside the arena and look at the plaques on the ground with all the winners’ names in wide-eyed wonder.” she went on to say “Many dreams have come true for me this year, but this one is probably the most meaningful,” Olivia added. “Thank you to everyone who has believed in me and supported the songs I write…. I’m beyond humbled. Truly a day I will never forget.”

Saweetie was nominated for two Grammy awards. The categories she is in are new artist and rap song. Like Rodrigo, she was overjoyed to hear the news of the nominations writing on Twitter saying  “I’m speechless. I wish I had the words to express how I feel but I’m just so grateful!!! Being acknowledged for all the hard work me & my team have been doing feels AMAZINNNNNG. thank you for stickin with me through thick and thin y’all some real ride or dies IKDR!!” 

BTS is also nominated for a Grammy. They are nominated for best pop/duo performance. The group was on the James Corden set when they watched the announcements of the nominations.  Since they were nominated last year and didn’t win. as they said in the James Cordon video posted on YouTube the group hopes they can make it this time with a win this year. 

Billie Eilish was nominated for six awards. The categories she is in are record, song, pop vocal album, pop solo performance, music video, and music film. Eilish wrote on Twitter  “Literally insane… such amazing news to wake up to. I could scream.

 

These are only a few of the many artists that have gotten nominated for a Grammy. But many more artists will be granted a Grammy when the time comes.