Keanu Beats, Sarah Aarons and Sia nominated for their work on ‘Album of the Year’
Inaugural ‘Best Pop Dance Recording’ category features Kylie Minogue and Troye Sivan
We spotlight the credits for Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus, Drake & 21 Savage, Gorillaz and more.
We've taken a deep dive into this year's Grammy nominations and once again the research team has come up with Aussie and Kiwi gold.
Twenty-six APRA AMCOS members factor in to the 2024 Grammy Awards as nominees and/or contributors - spanning the categories of Album of the Year, rap, pop, electronic, jazz, gospel, country, games and beyond. There are 94 Grammys categories in total.
In the Album of the Year category, Taylor Swift’s Midnights includes a nod for Melbourne’s Keanu Beats, a writer and producer on ‘Karma’, which peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 in June. Midnights is also in contention for Best Pop Vocal Album and Taylor and Ice Spice are up for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for ‘Karma’.
Miley Cyrus’ Endless Summer Vacation is also nominated for Album of the Year, and it includes the one-and-only Sia as a songwriter and featured artist on ‘Muddy Feet’ and 'Violet Chemistry' and Sarah Aarons for co-writing ‘Jaded’ with Miley and Greg Kurstin. Endless Summer Vacation is also nominated for Best Pop Vocal Album.
Aussie pop royalty goes head-to-head in the inaugural Best Pop Dance Recording category with Kylie Minogue’s ‘Padam Padam’ and Troye Sivan’s ‘Rush’ both nominated, as well as Troye’s collaborator Styalz Fuego. The saucy film clip for ‘Rush’ is also in the running for Best Music Video.
The Barbie The Album compilation is nominated for ‘Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media’, where both Tame Impala’s Kevin Parker and The Kid LAROI are up for an award, for the songs ‘Journey To The Real World’ and ‘Forever & Again’ respectively.
ARIA winner Dom Dolla grabs his first Grammy nomination for Best Remixed Recording for his work on Gorillaz’ ‘New Gold (feat. Tame Impala and Bootie Brown)'. Of course, the Tame Impala feature means a Kevin Parker songwriting credit for ‘New Gold’ on Gorillaz’ Cracker Island LP, which is nominated for Best Alternative Music Album.
Guitar powerhouse Tommy Emmanuel is nominated in the Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Capella category for his version Johnny Cash’s classic ‘Folsom Prison Blues’, along with LA’s The String Revolution.
Montaigne and Tripod’s Scott Edgar, Simon Hall and Steven Gates are nominated, along with American composer Austin Wintory, for Best Score Soundtrack for Video Games and Other Interactive Media for Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical. Following the game’s August release by Melbourne indie Summerfall Studios, GamesHub raved, “Everything from the emotional voice acting performances (from a legendary cast) to the ambient score and songwriting from Austin Wintory, Montaigne, and Tripod deserves to be recognised.”
New Zealand’s Aaron Short, formerly of The Naked and Famous, is a nominated mix engineer in the Best Immersive Audio Album category for his work on Madison Beer’s album Silence Between Songs.