The annual GRAMMY Awards are once again peaking on the horizon. The Recording Academy officially released its 2022 nominees and we’re excited to see quite a few familiar names on the list.

We’ve been fortunate to work with a roster of artists who continue to make their mark and push the boundaries within the music industry. This year, several Ernie Ball artists are being recognized.

Record Of The Year

Happier Than Ever
Billie Eilish

FINNEAS, producer; Billie Eilish, FINNEAS & Rob Kinelski, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

Leave The Door Open
Silk Sonic

Dernst “D’Mile” Emile II & Bruno Mars, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer

Album Of The Year

Happier Than Ever
Billie Eilish

FINNEAS, producer; Billie Eilish, FINNEAS & Rob Kinelski, engineers/mixers; Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters; John Greenham & Dave Kutch, mastering engineers

Song Of The Year

Happier Than Ever
Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

Leave The Door Open
Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic)

Best New Artist

Japanese Breakfast

FINNEAS

Glass Animals

Arlo Parks

Best Pop Vocal Album

Happier Than Ever
Billie Eilish

Best Rock Performance

Shot In The Dark
AC/DC

Ohms
Deftones

Making A Fire
Foo Fighters  (Pat Smear)

Best Metal Performance

Genesis
Deftones

The Alien
Dream Theater

The Triumph Of King Freak (A Crypt Of Preservation And Superstition)
Rob Zombie

Best Rock Song

All My Favorite Songs
Rivers Cuomo, Ashley Gorley, Ben Johnson & Ilsey Juber, songwriters (Weezer)

Find My Way
Paul McCartney, songwriter (Paul McCartney)

Waiting On A War
Dave Grohl, Taylor Hawkins, Rami Jaffee, Nate Mendel, Chris Shiflett & Pat Smear, songwriters (Foo Fighters)

Best Rock Album

Power Up
AC/DC

No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1
Chris Cornell

Medicine At Midnight
Foo Fighters (Pat Smear)

McCartney III
Paul McCartney

Best Alternative Music Album

Jubilee
Japanese Breakfast

Collapsed In Sunbeams
Arlo Parks

Daddy’s Home
St. Vincent

Best R&B Performance

Lost You
Snoh Aalegra

Leave The Door Open
Silk Sonic

Best Traditional R&B Performance

Born Again
Leon Bridges Featuring Robert Glasper

Best R&B Song

Leave The Door Open
Brandon Anderson, Christopher Brody Brown, Dernst Emile II & Bruno Mars, songwriters (Silk Sonic)

Best R&B AlbumTemporary

Highs In The Violet Skies
Snoh Aalegra

Gold-Diggers Sound
Leon Bridges

Best Country Solo Performance

Forever After All
Luke Combs

All I Do Is Drive
Jason Isbell

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Glad You Exist
Dan + Shay

Best Country Song

Country Again
Zach Crowell, Ashley Gorley & Thomas Rhett, songwriters (Thomas Rhett)

Best Música Urbana Album

Sin Miedo (Del Amor Y Otros Demonios) 8
Kali Uchis (guitarist J. Conti)

Best Americana Album

Native Sons
Los Lobos

Best Traditional Blues Album

I Be Trying
Cedric Burnside

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Royal Tea
Joe Bonamassa

662
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram

Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package

All Things Must Pass: 50th Anniversary Edition
Darren Evans, Dhani Harrison & Olivia Harrison, art directors (George Harrison)

Color Theory
Lordess Foudre & Christopher Leckie, art directors (Soccer Mommy)

77-81
Dan Calderwood & Jon King, art directors (Gang Of Four)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Cinema
Josh Conway, Marvin Figueroa, Josh Gudwin, Neal H Pogue & Ethan Shumaker, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering engineer (The Marías)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

Jack Antonoff – Daddy’s Home (St. Vincent)

Rogét Chahayed – //aguardiente Y Limón %ᵕ‿‿ᵕ% (Kali Uchis)

Mike Elizondo – Glow On (Turnstile)

Ricky Reed – //aguardiente y limón%ᵕ‿‿ᵕ% (Kali Uchis)

Gold-Diggers Sound (Leon Bridges)

Best Remixed Recording

Passenger (Mike Shinoda Remix)
Mike Shinoda, remixer (Deftones)

Best Music Video

Shot In The Dark
AC/DC
David Mallet, video director; Dione Orrom, video producer

Happier Than Ever
Billie Eilish
Billie Eilish, video director; Michelle An, Chelsea Dodson & David Moore, video producers

Best Music Film

Happier Than Ever: A Love Letter To Los Angeles
Billie Eilish
Patrick Osborne & Robert Rodriguez, video directors

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