91 winners honored, including surprise announcements and major disappointments.
February 5, 2023, Los Angeles.
The 65th edition of the Grammy Awards 2023, the highly anticipated “Oscars of Music,” took place at the Crypto.com Arena, with Beyoncé, Kendrick Lamar and Harry Styles among the main protagonists.
The Queen of Renaissance received an impressive nine nominations, followed by Kedrick Lamar with eight, Adele with seven, followed by Future and Harry Styles. Disappointment for Måneskin who, though favored, took home nothing.
Queen B picked up her 32nd award, establishing herself as the most awarded artist of the ceremony, and of music history, surpassing undefeated conductor Georg Solti. Beyoncé was honored for best R&B song ‘Cuff It,’ best dance-electronica song with ‘Break My Soul,‘ best traditional R&B performance with ‘Plastic Off the Sofa,’ and best dance-electronica album, ‘Renaissance’. During his speech, he wanted to make a special dedication to the LGBTQ+ community for inventing and spreading House Music.
Harry Styles took home the most coveted Grammy 2023 award, that of Best Album of The Year, with the album Harry’s House,” as well as two other accolades, for a total of no less than 3 awards. The British singer-songwriter showed his gratitude and immense modesty in pointing out that receiving a Grammy does not happen often to people “like him.”
Kendrick Lamar dominated the Rap category, taking home the gramophones for Best Rap Album, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance, leaving Future and Drake with the award for Best Melodic Rap performance for the track “Wait For U.”
Lizzo won the ‘Recording of the Year’ award with “About Damn Time,” while Bonnie Raitt won ‘Best Song of the Year’ with “Just Like That.”
Here is the complete list of winners in the Major Categories of the Grammy Awards 2023:
- Album of the year – Harry’s House, Harry Styles
- Record of the year – About Damn Time, Lizzo
- Song of the year (songwriter’s award) – Just Like That, Bonnie Raitt
- Best new artist – Samara Joy
- Best pop solo performance – Easy On Me, Adele
- Best rap album – Mr Morale & the Big Steppers, Kendrick Lamar
- Best dance/electronic album – Renaissance, Beyonce
- Best R&B song – Cuff It, Beyonce
- Best pop vocal album – Harry’s House, Harry Styles
- Best musica urbana album – Un Verano Sin Ti, Bad Bunny
- Best rock album – Patient Number 9, Ozzy Osbourne
- Best rock performance – Broken Horses, Brandi Carlile
- Best rock song – Broken Horses, Brandi Carlile
- Best rap performance – The Heart Part 5, Kendrick Lamar
- Best rap song – The Heart Part 5, Kendrick Lamar
- Best melodic rap performance: Wait For U, Future featuring Drake & Tems
- Best R&B album – Black Radio III, Robert Glasper
- Best R&B performance – Hrs & Hrs, Muni Long
- Best traditional R&B performance – Plastic Off the Sofa, Beyonce
- Best progressive R&B album – Gemini Rights, Steve Lacy
- Best alternative music performance – Chaise Longue, Wet Leg
- Best alternative music album – Wet Leg, Wet Leg
- Best traditional pop vocal album – Higher, Michael Buble
- Best music video – All Too Well: The Short Film, Taylor Swift
- Best comedy album: The Closer, Dave Chappelle
- Best dance/electronic recording – Break My Soul, Beyonce
- Best metal performance – Degradation Rules, Ozzy Osbourne featuring Tony Iommi
- Best engineered, non-classical album – Harry’s House, Harry Styles
- Best compilation soundtrack for visual media – Encanto