2022 GRAMMYs Black Winners List

Thirty Black music artists finish the big night on the 2022 GRAMMYs Black winners list

The 2022 GRAMMYs Black winners list is here! After being postponed last year due to the pandemic, the 64th annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on Sunday night for the first time at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

This year also marked the first time the Recording Academy moved host cities for the GRAMMYs event. Trevor Noah returned as the host of this year’s ceremony honoring the best records, compositions, and artists that ran from September 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Jon Batiste was the big winner of the night and topped the 2022 GRAMMYs Black winners list with 5 awards out of eleven nominations in celebration of his eighth studio album, We Are. Both Doja Cat and H.E.R. were nominated eight times each and won the awards for “Best Pop Duo/Group Performance” and “Best Traditional R&B Performance”, respectively.

The newly formed funk and soul duo Silk Sonic consisting of Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars brought back the 70s with their debut album An Evening with Silk Sonic which won 4 awards for the double platinum single “Leave The Door Open”. Even Questlove got some love for his documentary Summer of Soul, winning the “Best Music Film” category. Check out the full 2022 GRAMMYs Black winners list below.

2022 GRAMMYs Black Winners List:

Record of the Year
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open”

Album of the Year
Jon Batiste, We Are

Song of the Year
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Doja Cat featuring SZA, “Kiss Me More”

Best Dance/Electronic Music Album
Black Coffee, Subconsciously

Best R&B Performance
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open” (Tie)
Jazmine Sullivan, “Pick Up Your Feelings” (Tie)

Best Traditional R&B Performance
H.E.R., “Fight for You”

Best R&B Song
Silk Sonic, “Leave the Door Open”

Best Progressive R&B Album
Lucky Daye, Table for Two

Best R&B Album
Jazmine Sullivan, Heaux Tales

Best Rap Performance
Baby Keem featuring Kendrick Lamar, “Family Ties”

Best Melodic Rap Performance
Kanye West, The Weeknd, & Lil Baby, “Hurricane”

Best Rap Song
Kanye West & JAY-Z, “Jail”

Best Rap Album
Tyler the Creator, Call Me If You Get Lost

Best Jazz Vocal Album
Esperanza Spaulding, Songwrights Apothecary Lab

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Christian McBridge Big Band, For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver

Best Gospel Performance/Song
Cece Winans, “Never Lost”

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
CeCe Winans, Believe for It

Best Gospel Album
CeCe Winans, Believe for It

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Maverick City Music, Old Church Basement

Best American Roots Performance
Jon Batiste, “Cry”

Best American Roots Song
Jon Batiste, “Cry”

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, 662

Best Global Music Album
Angélique Kidjo, Mother Nature

Spoken Word Album
Don Cheadle, Carry On: Reflections For A New Generation From John Lewis

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media
Andra Day, The United States vs. Billie Holiday

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media
Jon Batiste, Soul

Best Music Video
Jon Batiste, “Freedom”

Best Music Film
Questlove, Summer of Soul

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