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Foo Fighters, AC/DC, Chris Cornell & more among rock nominees for 2022 Grammys

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The nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards were announced Tuesday. Here’s who’s being recognized in the rock categories.

In the Best Rock Album field, you’ll find Foo FightersMedicine at Midnight, AC/DC‘s Power Up, Chris Cornell‘s posthumous No One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1, Paul McCartney‘s McCartney III, and Black PumasCapitol Cuts — Live from Studio A.

The Best Rock Song nominees are Foo Fighters’ “Waiting on a War,” McCartney’s “Find My Way,” Mammoth WVH‘s “Distance,” Kings of Leon‘s “The Bandit,” and Weezer‘s “All My Favorite Songs.”

For Best Rock Performance, the nominees include Foo Fighters’ “Making a Fire,” AC/DC’s “Shot in the Dark,” Cornell’s cover of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” Black Pumas’ “Know You Better (Live from Capitol Studio A),” and Deftones‘ “Ohms.”

Deftones is also up for Best Metal Performance with “Genesis,” along with Dream Theater‘s “The Alien,” Gojira‘s “Amazonia,” Mastodon‘s “Pushing the Tides,” and Rob Zombie‘s “The Triumph of King Freak (A Crypt of Preservation and Superstition).”

Finally, the Best Alternative Album nominees include St. Vincent‘s Daddy’s Home, Halsey‘s If I Can Have Love, I Want Power, Fleet FoxesShore, Japanese Breakfast‘s Jubilee, and Arlo Parks‘s Collapsed in Sunbeams.

The 2022 Grammys will take place Monday, January 31.

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