The Grammy Awards have been rescheduled for April 3 2022. The nominees for rap have just been announced, and there are some hip hop heavy hitters on the list. Kendrick Lamar, Cardi B, and J. Cole are all up for multiple awards, including Album of the Year and Best Rap Album. This should be an interesting show!
Best Rap Performance
For a Rap performance.
Singles or Tracks only.
Baby Keem Featuring Kendrick Lamar
M Y . L I F E
J. Cole Featuring 21 Savage & Morray
Megan Thee Stallion
Best Melodic Rap Performance
The solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap is an excellent way to combine music from two different genres.
P R I D E . I S . T H E . D E V I L
J. Cole Featuring Lil Baby
Need To Know
Lil Nas X Featuring Jack Harlow
Tyler, The Creator Featuring Youngboy Never Broke Again & Ty Dolla $ign
Kanye West Featuring The Weeknd & Lil Baby
Best Rap Song
The Songwriter’s Award is given to songs that have been released or achieved prominence during the eligibility year.
Shawn Carter, Kasseem Dean, Michael Forno, Nasir Jones & Earl Simmons, songwriters (DMX Featuring Jay-Z & Nas)
Amala Zandelie Dlamini, Lukasz Gottwald, Randall Avery Hammers, Diamonté Harper, Asia Smith, Theron Thomas & Rocco Valdes, songwriters (Saweetie Featuring Doja Cat)
Roshwita Larisha Bacha, Hykeem Carter, Tobias Dekker, Colin Franken, Jasper Harris, Kendrick Lamar, Ronald Latour & Dominik Patrzek, songwriters (Baby Keem Featuring Kendrick Lamar)
Dwayne Abernathy, Jr., Shawn Carter, Raul Cubina, Michael Dean, Charles M. Njapa, Sean Solymar, Kanye West & Mark Williams, songwriters (Kanye West Featuring Jay-Z)
M Y . L I F E
Shéyaa Bin Abraham-Joseph, Jermaine Cole & Jacob Dutton, songwriters (J. Cole Featuring 21 Savage & Morray)
Best Rap Album
This is the category for albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rap recordings.
King’s Disease II
Call Me If You Get Lost
Tyler, The Creator
Find out all other 2022 Grammy Nominees: https://www.grammy.com/news/2022-grammys-recording-academy-announces-major-changes
The Grammy Awards will be held on April 3, 2022.
Contenders are likely to include Drake, J. Cole, and Chance the Rapper, all of whom have had successful years with hit albums and singles.