The Recording Academy have introduced particulars of model new Grammy Awards for the 2023 ceremony.
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The new classes embrace Songwriter Of The Year (Non-Classical), Best Alternative Music Performance, Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games and Other Interactive Media, whereas a Special Merit Award shall be handed out for Best Song For Social Change.
“We’re so excited to honour these diverse communities of music creators through the newly established awards and amendments, and to continue cultivating an environment that inspires change, progress and collaboration,” Academy CEO Harvey Mason Jr mentioned in an announcement.
“The Academy’s top priority is to effectively represent the music people that we serve, and each year, that entails listening to our members and ensuring our rules and guidelines reflect our ever-evolving industry.”
See the full listing of new classes and the explainers from the Recording Academy beneath.
Songwriter Of The Year, Non-Classical
Recognises the written excellence, career and artwork of songwriting honouring the most prolific non-performing and non-producing songwriters for their physique of new work launched throughout an eligibility yr.
Best Alternative Music Performance
A observe and single class that recognises the finest recordings in another efficiency by a solo artist, collaborating artists, established duo, or established group.
Best Americana Performance
A observe and single Category that recognises creative excellence in an Americana efficiency by a solo artist, collaborating artists, established duo, or established group.
Best Score Soundtrack For Video Games and Other Interactive Media
Recognises excellence in rating soundtrack albums comprised predominately of authentic scores and created particularly for, or as a companion to, a present online game or different interactive media launched inside the qualification interval.
Best Spoken Word Poetry Album
An album Category that recognises excellence in spoken phrase albums particular to the efficiency of poetry with or with out music.
Special Merit Award: Best Song For Social Change
This Special Merit Award shall be decided by a blue ribbon committee and ratified by the Recording Academy Board of Trustees. Submissions should comprise lyrical content material that addresses a well timed social challenge and promotes understanding, peacebuilding and empathy.
The 2022 Grammys had been held at the begin of April this yr. The large winners of the night time included Jon Batiste with 5 awards, Silk Sonic with 4 and Olivia Rodrigo with three. You can meet up with all of the winners from the night time right here.
Performances got here from BTS, who turned undercover brokers, Billie Eilish, who paid tribute to Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins, H.E.R.’s star-studded look, Silk Sonic’s mood-setting opener, Justin Bieber’s soulful model of ‘Peaches’ and extra.
Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskyy additionally delivered a video message to the occasion, urging the world to assist his nation as the Russian invasion of it continues.
The Grammys additionally remembered Taylor Hawkins, following his dying on March 25 at the age of 50. Foo Fighters – who gained three awards at this yr’s occasion – had been scheduled to carry out however pulled out as a consequence of the drummer’s passing.