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Drake, Bryan Adams among Canadian Grammy nominees


Classical composer Yannick Nezet-Seguin is among the main Canadian Grammy nominees this 12 months with a powerful displaying from an array of different homegrown skills.

The Montreal native picked up 5 nominations throughout 4 classical music classes, which put him neck-and-neck with Serban Ghenea, who’s up for report of the 12 months for his mixing work on Mary J. Blige’s “Good Morning Gorgeous.”

Ghenea was born in Romania earlier than he moved to Canada as a teen, happening to construct his identify within the music business the place he is scored 19 Grammy wins over his profession.

Nezet-Seguin’s nominations embody greatest classical compendium for “A Concert For Ukraine,” and two within the opera recording class — for “Aucoin: Eurydice” and “Blanchard: Fire Shut Up in My Bones.”

Other massive nominees this 12 months included Toronto producer Boi-1da, born Matthew Samuels, who trailed intently behind with 4 nominations, together with two within the album of the 12 months class for Beyonce’s “Renaissance” and Kendrick Lamar’s “Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers.”

The music hitmaker, who constructed his identify crafting songs with Eminem, Drake and Kardinal Offishall, additionally earned nods for producer of the 12 months, non-classical, and greatest rap tune for work on the monitor “Churchill Downs” by Jack Harlow.

Drake has three nods, despite the fact that he is boycotted the Grammys lately by not submitting his personal work. He nonetheless managed to choose up a point out within the album of the 12 months class for his contributions to the tune “Heated” on Beyonce’s nominated album.

The Toronto rapper additionally held two nominations for greatest rap tune, one which he shared with Samuels for Harlow’s monitor and one other for his look on Future’s single “Wait For U.”

Four-time Grammy winner Michael Buble’s newest effort “Higher” is among contenders for conventional pop vocal album, whereas DJ and producer Kaytranada’s “Intimidated,” that includes H.E.R., is up for dance/digital recording. The rising Montreal star, who just lately opened for the Weeknd, already holds two Grammy wins from 2021.

And Bryan Adams pocketed a nomination for “So Happy It Hurts” in the very best rock efficiency class.

Arcade Fire’s “We” landed recognition for greatest different music album, a vote of help from the music business at a troubled time for the Montreal band as they push ahead with a tour. Lead singer Win Butler is dealing with a number of allegations of sexual misconduct which he has denied, saying all encounters passed off between consenting adults.

Winnipeg-born mixing engineer Jesse Ray Ernster is within the operating within the report of the 12 months class for his work on Doja Cat’s “Woman.”

In the album of the 12 months class, Adele’s nominated “30” consists of mixers Ghenea and Shawn Everett from Bragg Creek, Alta. in addition to Vancouver producer Tobias Jesso Jr.

Meanwhile, Adele’s “Easy On Me” gave prolific Montreal movie director Xavier Dolan and Quebec producer Nancy Grant nominations for greatest music video.

In the very best music movie class Justin Bieber grabbed a nomination alongside the group behind his “Our World” feature-length live performance movie, whereas Neil Young turned a contender for “A Band A Brotherhood A Barn,” a documentary that traces the recording of the Neil Young & Crazy Horse album “Barn.”

And the creators who put collectively a mission celebrating late legendary Toronto pianist Glenn Gould earned Grammy recognition. “The Goldberg Variations – The Complete Unreleased 1981 Studio Sessions” is up for greatest historic album.

The sixty fifth Grammy Awards will hosted by Trevor Noah and broadcast Feb. 5 on Citytv and CBS.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Nov. 15, 2022.



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