38 Canadian Credits In This Year's Grammy Nominations List

It's a tough call combing through the complete Grammy nominees' list to find Canadia

38 Canadian Credits In This Year's Grammy Nominations List

By Nick Krewen

It's a tough call combing through the complete Grammy nominees' list to find Canadian credits. Some are obvious and well-known, others less so. Nick Krewen tackles the assignment and if there are any omissions they are purely unintentional.

Leading nominees:

Serban Ghenea - 5 noms
Yannick Nézet-Séguin - 5 noms
Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels - 4 noms
Aubrey “Drake” Graham - 4 noms
Tobias Jesso Jr. - 3 noms

Record of the Year

Serban Ghenea - engineer, mixer - Good Morning Gorgeous - Mary J. Blige
Jesse Ray Ernster - engineer, mixer - Woman - Doja Cat

Album of the Year


Tobias Jesso Jr. - songwriter, producer - 30 - Adele.
Serban Ghenea - engineer, mixer - 30 - Adele
Shawn Everett - producer - 30 - Adele
Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels - producer, songwriter - Renaissance - Beyoncé
Rupert “Sevn” Thomas - producer, songwriter - Renaissance - Beyoncé
Aubrey “Drake” Graham - songwriter - Renaissance - Beyoncé
Serban Ghenea - engineer, mixer - Good Morning Gorgeous (Deluxe) - Mary J. Blige
Serban Ghenea - engineer, mixer - Music Of The Spheres - Coldplay
Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels - producer, songwriter - Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers - Kendrick Lamar
Serban Ghenea - engineer, mixer - Special - Lizzo
Tobias Jesso Jr - songwriter - Harry’s House, Harry Styles
Demy & Clipz (aka Étienne Gagnon and Steve Martinez-Funes) Un Verano Sin Ti, producers, Bad Bunny

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Higher - Michael Bublé

Best Dance/Electronic  Recording

Intimidated - Kaytranada featuring H.E.R.

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Empire Central - Snarky Puppy (drummer Larnell Lewis is a full-time member)
Best Rock Performance

So Happy It Hurts - Bryan Adams

Best Alternative Music Album

WE - Arcade Fire

Best Melodic Rap Performance

Wait For U - Future featuring Drake and Tems


Best Rap Song

Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels, songwriter - Churchill Downs - Jack Harlow ft. Drake
Aubrey “Drake” Graham, songwriter - Churchill Downs - Jack Harlow ft. Drake
Aubrey “Drake” Graham, songwriter - Wait For You - Future ft. Drake & Tems
Ryan Bakalarczyk  - songwriter -  Churchill Downs - Best Rap Song
Ace G- songwriter - Churchill Downs —Best Rap Song

Best American Roots Performance

Allison Russell - Prodigal Daughter - Aoife O’Donovan & Allison Russell

Best Historical Album

The Goldberg Variations - The Complete Unreleased 1981 Studio Sessions - Glenn Gould

Songwriter of the Year, Non-Classical

Tobias Jesso Jr.

    Boyfriends (Harry Styles)
    Can I Get It (Adele) 
    Careless (FKA Twigs Featuring Daniel Caesar) 
    C’mon Baby Cry (Orville Peck) 
    Dotted Lines (King Princess) 
    Let You Go (Diplo & TSHA)
    No Good Reason (Omar Apollo)
    Thank You Song (FKA Twigs)
    To Be Loved (Adele) 

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Matthew “Boi-1da” Samuels

    Chronicles (Cordae Featuring H.E.R. & Lil Durk) 
    Churchill Downs (Jack Harlow Featuring Drake) 
    Heated (Beyoncé) 
    Mafia (Travis Scott) 
    N95 (Kendrick Lamar) 
    Nail Tech (Jack Harlow)
    Not Another Love Song (Ella Mai)
    Scarred (Giveon) 
    Silent Hill (Kendrick Lamar) 

Best Opera Recording

Aucoin: Eurydice - Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor
Blanchard: Fire Shut Up In My Bones - Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor


Best Choral Performance

Verdi: Requiem - The Met Remembers 9/11 - Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album

Voice Of Nature – The Anthropocene
Renée Fleming, soloist; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, pianist

Best Classical Compendium

A Concert For Ukraine
Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor; David Frost, producer

Best Music Video

Xavier Dolan - video director, producer - Adele - Easy On Me
Nancy Grant - producer, Adele - Easy On Me

Best Music Film

Justin Bieber - Our World

Neil Young & Crazy Horse - A Band A Brotherhood A Barn

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