65th Annual Grammy Awards

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The 65th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was a music awards ceremony held at the Crypto.com Arena in Los Angeles on February 5, 2023.[2] It recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year – October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 – as determined by the members of National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences. The nominations were announced on November 15, 2022.[3] South African comedian Trevor Noah, who hosted the 63rd and 64th ceremonies, returned again.[4][5]

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65th Annual Grammy Awards
DateFebruary 5, 2023
Main ceremony 5:00–8:30 pm PST (UTC−8)
Premiere ceremony 12:30–4:00 pm PST
LocationCrypto.com Arena
Los Angeles, California
Hosted byTrevor Noah
Most awardsBeyoncé
Maverick City Music (4 each)
Most nominationsBeyoncé (9)
Television/radio coverage
Viewership12.4 million[1]
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Beyoncé received the most nominations (nine) and tied Maverick City Music for wins (four), followed by Kendrick Lamar with eight nominations and three wins, and Adele and Brandi Carlile with seven nominations each.[6] With a career total of 88 nominations, Beyoncé tied with her husband Jay-Z as the most nominated artists in Grammy history.[7] Bad Bunny's Un Verano Sin Ti (2022) became the first Spanish-language album to be nominated for Album of the Year.[8]

With her win in the Best Dance/Electronic Album category, Beyoncé passed Hungarian-British conductor Georg Solti for the record of most Grammy awards in the ceremony's history, with 32.[9] Harry Styles won Album of the Year for Harry's House, becoming the first male British solo artist to win since George Michael in 1989. Lizzo won Record of the Year for "About Damn Time", becoming the first black woman to win the award since Whitney Houston in 1994. Bonnie Raitt won Song of the Year for "Just Like That", becoming the first female solo songwriter to win since Amy Winehouse in 2008. Samara Joy won Best New Artist, becoming the second jazz artist to win the award and first since Esperanza Spalding in 2011.

With her win in the Best Audio Book, Narration & Storytelling Recording category, Viola Davis became the 18th person to win Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony awards in their entertainment career.[10]