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Jay-Z tops list of most nominated artists in Grammy history – SABC News

Rapper Jay-Z has climbed to the top of the list of artists with the most Grammy nominations, reaching a lifetime total of 83, which puts him just ahead of former Beatle Paul McCartney.

The last three nominations for Jay-Z have come from collaborations with other artists. He made appearances on the DMX song Bath salts and Kanye West Jail, which also earned Jay-Z a nod to West’s album. Donda.

Jay-Z won 23 Grammys in total, including an award for best rap album in 1999 and honors for songs. Crazy in Love with his wife, Beyonce, in 2004 and State of mind of the empire with Alicia Keys in 2011.

Earlier this year, Beyonce set the record for most Grammy wins for a woman with 28 in her career.

McCartney’s Grammy nominations total jumped to 81 with two nods for best rock album McCartney III and best rock song for Find my way.

Producer Quincy Jones, who was tied with Jay-Z for most nominations before Tuesday, received 80 Grammy nominations in his lifetime.

The winners of the Grammys, the music industry’s highest accolades, will be announced Jan. 31 at a ceremony in Los Angeles that will air on CBS.

Jay-Z tops list of most nominated artists in Grammy history – SABC News

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