The much-anticipated nominations for the 2024 Grammy Awards have been officially revealed by the Recording Academy. SZA stands out as the frontrunner with an impressive nine nominations at the age of 34, notably recognized for her outstanding work in the Album of the Year category for SOS. Her hit single Kill Bill has also earned nominations in both the Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories.
Close behind SZA, Phoebe Bridgers, engineer Serban Ghenea, and Victoria Monét have each garnered seven nominations. Additionally, notable mentions include Jack Antonoff, Jon Batiste, boygenius, Brandy Clark, Miley Cyrus, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, and Taylor Swift, all securing six nominations each.
Taylor Swift, aged 33, is creating ripples with her album Midnights, a contender for Album of the Year. A potential win would mark her as the first performing artist to secure this prestigious category four times. Swift’s impactful single, Anti-Hero, is also in the running for the Record of the Year and Song of the Year accolades.
Miley Cyrus, at the age of 30, has achieved her highest number of nominations to date, surpassing her previous total of two nominations. Her song Flowers has earned nominations in the Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories, while her album Endless Summer Vacation is vying for the Album of the Year title.
Olivia Rodrigo, aged 20, has left an indelible mark on the top categories. Her album GUTS is nominated for Album of the Year, making her one of the youngest artists ever to receive a nod in this category. Her single, vampire, has secured nominations in both the Record of the Year and Song of the Year categories.
Making her Grammy Awards debut, 23-year-old Ice Spice has received nominations for Best New Artist and Best Rap Song for her collaboration with Nicki Minaj on Barbie World, featured on the Barbie: The Album soundtrack.
Among the nominees, Troye Sivan is in contention for Best Pop Dance Recording with the song Rush.
Recording Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr. emphasized the commitment to fairness and transparency in the nomination process, introducing new categories to uphold these values. Mason stated, “Each and every amendment was created exactly with this in mind: openness, transparency, fairness. Every process that we undertake — every amendment or change to our Awards process that gets initiated — is done to make the Grammy Awards a more inclusive and representative platform.”