Jay-Z becomes the most nominated musician in the history of the Grammy

The rapper Jay-Z has become the artist who has harvested more nominations to the Grammy in history, with a total of 83 candidatures, ahead of Paul McCartney, wi

Jay-Z becomes the most nominated musician in the history of the Grammy

The rapper Jay-Z has become the artist who has harvested more nominations to the Grammy in history, with a total of 83 candidatures, ahead of Paul McCartney, with 81, and Quincy Jones (80).

Until now, Jones was the most nominated musician to the most important music awards, although after the announcement of the aspirants at 64 edition of the awards, Jay-Z and McCartney were ahead when adding three and two nominations, respectively .

The funny thing is that Jay-Z has not released new music this year and its three candidacies come from two collaborations that aspire to take the title of the best song rap: Bath Salt with DMX and Jail with Kanye West.

In addition, Jay-Z could win a Grammy to the album of the year because it appears as one of the Donda composers, the West disk that competes in the Star category of the prizes.

The record even more calls attention because he just a year ago that Beyonce, Jay-Z's wife, became the singer who has won more Grammy in history, with a total of 28 golden gramophones.

In front of Beyoncé, only the Hungarian Georg Solti, a orchestra director who harvested numerous prizes in classical music categories.

For its part, Paul McCartney got two new nominations to his 79 years: Best Rock song by Find My Way and Best Rock Album by McCartney III.

After Jay-Z, McCartney and Jones, the most nominated artists in the history of the Grammy are Beyoncé, Kanye West, Georg Solti, Stevie Wonder, Henry Mancini and John Williams.

Updated Date: 24 November 2021, 14:15

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