These Australians have been nominated for a Grammy Award, with the 2022 ceremony due to take place tomorrow

The 64th Grammy Awards kick off tomorrow in Las Vegas, hosted by comedian Trevor Noah.

Music fans will be treated to performances by Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Lil Nas X with Jack Harlow, Carrie Underwood, John Legend, Olivia Rodrigo and more.

The list of presenters includes Grammy nominees Megan Thee Stallion and Joni Mitchell and winners such as Lenny Kravitz and Australian Keith Urban.

There are also plenty of Australian nominees to watch. Here are the Australians in the running for a Grammy this year.


Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003, Australian heavy metal band AC/DC are up for Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Album and Best Music Video.

Nominated for Best Rock Performance

For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative rock recordings.

  • Shot in the dark — AC/DC
  • Know Yourself Better (Live From Capitol A Studio) – Black Pumas
  • Nothing compares to 2 U — Chris Cornell
  • Ohms — Deftones
  • Make a Fire — Foo Fighters

Nominees for Best Rock Album:

For albums containing at least 51% listening time of new rock, hard rock or metal recordings.

  • Power On — AC/DC
  • Capitol Cuts – Live From Studio A – Black Pumas
  • No one sings like you anymore Vol. 1 – Chris Cornell
  • Midnight Medicine — Foo Fighters
  • McCartney III—Paul McCartney

Nominees for Best Music Video:

Award to Artist, Video Director and Video Producer.


David Mallet, video director; Dione Orrom, video producer

Jon Batiste

Alan Ferguson, video director; Alex P. Willson, Video Producer

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga

Jennifer Lebeau, video director; Danny Bennett, Bobby Campbell and Jennifer Lebeau, video producers

Justin Bieber with Daniel Caesar & Giveon

Colin Tilley, video director; Jamee Ranta & Jack Winter, video producers

Billie Eilish

Billie Eilish, video director; Michelle An, Chelsea Dodson and David Moore, video producers

  • Montero (Call Me By Your Name)

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X and Tanu Muino, video directors; Frank Borin, Ivanna Borin, Marco De Molina & Saul Levitz, video producers

Olivia Rodrigue

Petra Collins, video director; Christiana Divona, Marissa Ramirez & Tiffany Suh, video producers


Kid LAROI is nominated as best new artist but is also in the credits of Justin Bieber’s album which is nominated for album of the year.(provided)

Kamilaroi man The Kid LAROI is up for Best New Artist and also features in the credits of Justin Bieber’s Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) which could win album of the year.

Nominees for Best New Artist:

This category recognizes an artist whose release(s) in the eligibility year have made a breakthrough in the public consciousness and have notably had an impact on the musical landscape.

  • Arooj Aftab
  • jimmy allen
  • Baby Keem
  • glass animals
  • Japanese breakfast
  • Kid LAROI
  • Arlo Parks
  • Olivia Rodrigue
  • Saweetie

Kaiyote Break

Hiatus Kaiyote a woman and men in front of a colored background
Hiatus Kaiyote was nominated for Best Progressive R&B Album.(Claudia Sangiorgi Dalimore)

Melbourne jazz/funk band Hiatus Kaiyote are up for a Grammy for Best Progressive R&B Album.

Nominees for Best Progressive R&B Album:

For albums containing at least 51% playing time of newly recorded R&B-derived progressive vocal tracks.

  • New Light — Eric Bellinger
  • Something To Say – Cory Henry
  • Valiant Mood — Hiatus Kaiyote
  • Table for two — Lucky Daye
  • Dinner: Dessert — Terrace Martin, Robert Glasper, 9th Wonder and Kamasi Washington
  • Study Abroad: Extended Stay — Masego

Floor Rüfüs

A 2021 press photo of RUFUS DU SOL
Rüfüs Du Sol was nominated for his hit song Alive.(Eliot Lee Hazel)

Sydney band and ARIA award winners Rüfüs Du Sol are up for best dance/electronic recording for Alive.

Nominees for Best Dance/Electronic Recording:

For solo, duo, group or collaborative performances. Vocal or instrumental. Singles or titles only.

Afrojack and David Guetta

Afrojack, David Guetta, Kuk Harrell & Stargate, producers; Elio Debets, mixer

Olafur Arnalds With Bonobo

Ólafur Arnalds & Simon Green, producers; Ólafur Arnalds, mixer

James Blake

James Blake & Dom Maker, producers; James Blake, mixer

Bonobo and totally huge extinct dinosaurs

Simon Green and Orlando Higginbottom, producers; Simon Green & Orlando Higginbottom, mixers


Dan Snaith, producer; David Wrench, mixer

Floor Rüfüs

Jason Evigan & Rüfüs Du Sol, producers; Cassian Stewart-Kasimba, mixer


Hightower, Julia Karlsson & Tiësto, producers; Tiesto, blender


Two men are sitting in a music studio
Isaac ‘Zac’ De Boni (standing, left) and Michael ‘Finatik’ Mulé (right) are FnZ.(Supplied: FNZ)

Perth producers Finatik n Zac (FnZ) could add Grammy winners to their sizable resume if Kanye West wins album of the year for Donda.

Nominees for Album of the Year:

Awards to artists and featured artists, songwriters of new material, producers, sound engineers, mixers and mastering engineers.

  • We are – Jon Batiste
  • Love for Sale – Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga
  • Justice (Triple Chucks Deluxe) — Justin Bieber
  • Planet Elle (Deluxe) — Doja Cat
  • Happier Than Ever – Billie Eilish
  • Back Of My Mind – ELLE
  • Montero—Lil Nas X
  • Sour — Olivia Rodrigo
  • Forever – Taylor Swift
  • Donda — Kanye West

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis

Nick Cave and Warren Ellis sit side by side and play the piano.  Their reflection can be seen on top of the piano.
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis recorded their album during confinement.(Charlie Gray)

Carnage marks the first time that Nick Cave and Warren Ellis have recorded an entire album of new music as a duo. It was recorded during lockdown and is in the running for best recording package.

Nominees for Best Recording Package:

  • American Jackpot / American Girls

Sarah Dodds and Shauna Dodds, art directors (Reckless Kelly)

Nick Cave & Tom Hingston, art directors (Nick Cave & Warren Ellis)

Li Jheng Han & Yu, Wei, artistic directors (2nd Generation Falangao Singing Group & The Chairman Crossover Big Band)

Dayle Doyle, art director (Matt Berninger)

Xiao Qing Yang, artistic director (Soul Of Ears)

This year, fans around the world will have digital access to highlights from the awards show and red carpet via the @RecordingAcad Twitter page and via

CBS will broadcast the Grammys live in the US with Foxtel’s E! channel broadcasting the ceremony live in Australia from Monday 10am AEST.

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