Classic Rock

AC/DC, Foo Fighters, McCartney, Chris Cornell receive multiple nominations for 2022 Grammy Awards

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The nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday, and AC/DC, Foo Fighters, Paul McCartney and the late Chris Cornell all received multiple nominations.

All four artists will compete for the Best Rock Album prize, nominees for which include AC/DC’s Power Up, Foo Fighters’ Medicine at Midnight, McCartney’s McCartney III, and Cornell’s posthumous No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1.

Among the Best Rock Song nominees are Foo Fighters’ “Waiting on a War,” McCartney’s “Find My Way,” and the Wolfgang Van Halen-led Mammoth WVH‘s “Distance.”

For Best Rock Performance, the nominees include AC/DC’s “Shot in the Dark,” Foo Fighters’ “Making a Fire,” Cornell’s cover of Prince‘s “Nothing Compares 2 U.”

Meanwhile, AC/DC’s video for “Shot in the Dark” scored a nod in the Best Music Video category.

Other veteran rock artists receiving Grammy nominations this year include Jackson Browne, Police drummer Stewart Copeland, ex-Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and the late Jimi Hendrix.

Browne will vie for the Best Americana Album trophy for Downhill from Everywhere, while Copeland’s collaborative album with Ricky Kej, Divine Tides, is nominated for Best New Age Album.

In the Best Music Film category, you’ll find David Byrne’s American Utopia, the Spike Lee-directed film version of Byrne’s Broadway show of the same name, and the documentary Music, Money, Madness…Jimi Hendrix in Maui.

Also, the deluxe 50th anniversary reissue of the late George Harrison‘s classic 1970 album All Things Must Pass is nominated for the Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package award.

Check out the full list of nominees at Grammy.com.

The 2022 Grammys will take place Monday, January 31.

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