Beyoncé and Adele headlining the Grammys.
The 65th Grammy Awards, presented again by comedian Trevor Noah, will be held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on Sunday February 5 (on the night of Sunday to Monday for the French).
Beyoncé is named there nine times, for her album
, while Adele and her album
are named seven times.
The two discs will face each other in the most prestigious categories of the ceremony, six years after a duel which had turned to the advantage of the second.
Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles and Taylor Swift are also among the favorites of this 65th edition, which brings together a large number of renowned artists such as Bad Bunny, Lizzo, Steve Lacy and Mary J. Blige.
In 2017, Adele crushed her competitors in the main categories, winning five awards with her album 25, at the expense of Queen B, whose album
, now a classic, had to settle for the Grammy Award for best album by contemporary urban music.
On stage, Adele paid a rousing tribute to 'Queen' Beyoncé, and the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, which hands out the awards, has once again been accused of relegating artists of color to the background. .
But this year, all the spotlight is on Beyoncé.
With a total of 88 nominations to her name, the 41-year-old singer has just become the most nominated female artist in Grammys history.
According to the specialized magazine
this year, the Grammy Award for the best album of the year would rather go to Beyoncé, while Adele would win that of the best song of the year with
Easy On Me
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With her nine nominations, Beyoncé surpasses rapper Kendrick Lamar, who, thanks to his album
Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers
Brandi Carlile and her album
In These Silent Days,
are named seven times, like singer Adele.
Brandi Carlile recently told AFP she was
for all these nominations,
"especially because the Grammys are like family, it means other musicians think I did good work this year
After a memorable show in 2019, the singer will make her comeback on the Grammys stage, which will also welcome Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, Sam Smith, Mary J. Blige, Luke Combs, Steve Lacy, Lizzo and Kim Petras.
Rumors began to circulate about a potential arrival of Beyoncé.
, the announcement of his world tour a few days before the Grammys ceremony is surely no coincidence.
A breath of fresh air
Puerto Rican rapper Bad Bunny, an artist who achieved significant commercial success in 2022, is nominated in three categories, including Best Album, for
Un Verano Sin Ti
This nomination is a nice surprise because it is the first time that an album entirely in Spanish is in the running.
With the long version of her
All Too Well
, Taylor Swift could finally win a Grammy in the category title of the year.
The track, released in 2012, was re-recorded with enough differences to compete again.
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Olivia Rodrigo, Billie Eilish, Meghan Thee Stallion... For the past few years, the favorites in the category of the new best artist of the year have been quite easy to identify.
In 2021, Olivia Rodrigo established herself as the revelation of the year and even received several Grammys for her album
But this year, the ceremony's fourth most prestigious category features truly new artists.
Thus the public will be able to (re)discover Anitta, Omar Apollo, Latto, Wet Leg, DOMi and JD Beck, Muni Long, Samara Joy, Molly Tuttle, Tobe Nwigwe and Måneskin.
So many artists made famous by TikTok, which has become a breeding ground for revelations.
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The Recording Academy also added five new categories to the ceremony.
They will reward in particular the author-composer of the year, the best video game music, the best spoken poetry album.
A special prize will also be given to the best song for social progress.
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