Why Taylor Swift's "Midnights" Wasn't Nominated For Any Grammys This Year

LOS ANGELES - MARCH 14: Taylor Swift at THE 63rd ANNUAL GRAMMY® AWARDS, broadcast live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, Sunday, March 14, 2021 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network and Paramount+. (Photo by Francis Specker/CBS via Getty Images)

The nominations for the sixty fifth Grammy Awards are formally out! This 12 months’s crop of nominees learn like a “who’s who” of the very largest names in music, with musicians like Adele, Beyoncé, Lizzo, Harry Styles, ABBA, Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, Coldplay, BTS, and Taylor Swift among the many nominees in prime classes. If you are questioning why a few of your favourite fall music releases did not make the lower, nevertheless, there’s might be a easy rationalization in lots of instances: they did not meet the eligibility deadline.

According to the official rules from the Recording Academy, in an effort to qualify for the 2023 Grammys, eligible music needed to be launched between Oct. 1, 2021, and Sept. 30, 2022. Eligible entries might then be submitted for consideration to the Recording Academy throughout a single nomination interval, which ran from July 18, 2022 to Aug. 31, 2022. Only “registered Media Companies” and members of the Recording Academy are permitted to submit entries for consideration.

This eligibility interval implies that a few of 2022’s most notable music releases had been truly not eligible for consideration for the 2023 Grammys. The most evident, in fact, is Taylor Swift’s “Midnights.” Since it was launched on October 21, 2022, the album got here out three weeks too late to be eligible this time round. Instead, it’ll seemingly be submitted subsequent 12 months and eligible for awards on the 2024 Grammys.

However, Swift did obtain nominations for different work this 12 months that was launched in time for the 2023 eligibility window. She earned 4 nods in complete: tune of the 12 months for “All Too Well (10 Minute Version) (The Short Film),” finest nation tune for “I Bet You Think About Me (Taylor’s Version) (From the Vault),” finest tune written for visible media for “Carolina” (written for “Where the Crawdads Sing”), and finest music video for “All Too Well: The Short Film.”

Even with the music from the final couple of months unable to compete this 12 months, there is a ton of unbelievable music up for prime prizes on the Grammys! We’ll be tuned in on Feb. 5, 2023, to observe our favourite artists carry out and see who takes house music’s most coveted trophies.

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