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All the LGBTQ+ artists up for 2024 Grammy Awards

Last month the Recording Academy unveiled the full list of nominees for the 2024 Grammy Awards, which is set to take place Sunday, Feb. 4.

    While the roster featured many popular artists like Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo were up for awards, it also detailed the deserving queer talents being honored. 

    One look at the nominees and it is easy to see this year’s categories were dominated by queer musicians. Take a look at the LGBTQ+ nominees we are especially excited to see get some recognition.    

    SZA- 9 total nominations


    With nine total nominations for her album SOS, the pop/R&B singer is leading the pack with the most nominations. Most notably, her work is nominated for Album of the Year as well as Record of the Year. 

    Miley Cyrus- 6 total nominations

    Miley Cyrus earned her first Album of the Year nomination since 2015 with Endless Summer Vacation. Her pop anthem “Flowers” competes for Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Best Pop Solo Performance categories. Her collab with Brandi Carlile, "Thousand Miles," earned her first nod for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.

    Billie Eilish- 6 total nominations

    Eilish also received six nominations. Five of them for her song from the soundtrack to the summer's megahit Barbie movie, "What Was I Made For." The singer has recently made headlines after publicly sharing her interest in both men and women. 

    Boygenuis- 6 total nominations


    First-time nominees with a total of six nominations is group Boygenuis. They are up for the top categories, including Best Alternative Music Album and Best Alternative Music Performance. The group is comprised of members Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus. 

    Troye Sivan- 2 total nominations

    Troye Sivan and his summer bop ‘Rush’ scored his first two GRAMMY nominations for Best Pop Dance Recording and Best New Music Video. 

    Victoria Monét - 7 total nominations

    Bisexual singer/songwriter Victoria Monét proved to be this year’s breakout artist with 7 nominations. Her work is nominated for Record of the Year, Best R&B Album, and Best New Artist. She has three Grammy-nominated songs this year: "On My Mama," "How Does It Make You Feel," and "Hollywood."

    Ice Spice- 4 total nominations

    Ice Spice is another first-time GRAMMY nominee. Her four nominations include the categories Best New Artist, Best Pop Duo / Group Performance, Best Rap Song, and Best Song Written for Visual Media.

    Brothers Osbourne- 2 total nominations

    Brothers Osborne, the country duo featuring gay singer T.J. Osborne and his brother John, scored two nominations, including Best Country Album and Best Country Duo/Group Performance.

    Janelle Monáe- 2 total nominations


    Securing two noms this year is Janelle Monáe. One for Album of the Year for The Age of Pleasure, and for the Progressive R&B Album category.

    Allison Russell- 4 total nominations

    Singer-songwriter Allison Russell scored 4 Grammy nominations this year, including Americana Album for The Returner, American Roots Performance for "Eve is Black" and Americana Performance and American Roots Song for "The Returner."

    Brandy Clark- 6 total nominations

    Country singer Brandy Clark gained 6 more nominations this year. She's nominated for Best Americana Album, as well as Best Country Solo Performance and Song for "Buried," and Best Americana Performance and American Roots Song for "Dear Insecurity" with Brandi Carlile.

    Phoebe Bridgers- 1 nomination

    In addition to being nominated as a member of Boygenius, Phoebe Bridgers is nominated for another after being featured on SZA’s SOS.

    Kylie Minogue- 1 nomination


    Kylie Minogue has earned a Grammy Awards 2024 nomination for her hit single ‘Padam Padam.’ The track has been nominated under the new category of Best Pop Dance Recording.

    Romy- 1 nomination

    Fred Again.. And Romy collab on “Strong” which earned the two a 2024 Grammy nomination. The Australian musician creates dark electronic pop music. 

    The televised awards ceremony is set to take place on Sunday 4 February at Los Angeles’ Arena on CBS and Paramount+. Get the full list of the 2024 nominees here. 

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