Jon Batiste On 11 Grammy Nominations: ‘I’m Over The Moon’

Jazz pianist Jon Batiste aimed to make music without genre with his second studio album “We Are”; this mission may not coincide with an awards ceremony built around precise categories. But Batiste’s pushing the boundaries of his latest work paid off in his 64th annual Grammy Awards nominations: Won the most nominations With 11 it …

Grammy Snubs and Surprises: Kacey Musgraves, Jon Batiste and Abba

Rather than taking the members’ top votes and considering them and still making their own final decisions about the candidates, the Recording Academy says these choices are naive: Whoever gets the most votes from their music industry peers. It appears in the last vote. Do you see that reflected here? In my opinion, it’s Carlile …

Jon Batiste and Young Chart-Toppers Star in 2022 Grammy Nominations

another Grammy rule change allowed more songwriters to be eligible for album of the year. In past years, writers were required to contribute 33 percent of an album to qualify, but that threshold has been removed. One effect of this is that dozens of names, including featured artists, producers and engineers in addition to songwriters, …