Ozzy Osbourne, Brandi Carlile Among Big Rock and Metal 2023 Grammy Winners


Ozzy Osbourne photo by Ross Halfin

Ozzy Osbourne – Story by Audio Ink Radio staff, photo by Ross Halfin

Ozzy Osbourne took home the 2023 Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance and Best Rock Album

The 2023 Grammy Awards are being given out Sunday (Feb. 5), and winners in the rock and metal categories have been announced. A total of four awards comprise the rock and metal categories, including Best Rock Performance, Best Metal Performance, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Album.

Ozzy Osbourne was actually nominated in each of those heavy music categories. As it turns out, he won big, with the Prince of Darkness taking home the Grammy Awards for Best Metal Performance for Ozzy Osbourne featuring Tony Iommi on “Degradation Rules” and Best Rock Album for Ozzy Osbourne with “Patient Number 9.”

Brandi Carlile took home the Grammy Awards for both Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Song for “Broken Horses.” Going outside of the rock and metal, Best Alternative Music Album went to Wet Leg’s self-titled album, while Best Alternative Music Performance went to Wet Leg with “Chaise Longue.”

The 65th annual Grammy Awards ceremony is being broadcasted on CBS and streaming on Paramount+. The main televised ceremony starts at 8 p.m. ET. View the full list of 2023 nominees in the rock and metal categories below, as well as the winners.

2023 Grammy Award Nominees and Winners in Rock and Metal

Best Rock Performance

Bryan Adams, “So Happy It Hurts”
Beck, “Old Man”
The Black Keys, “Wild Child”
(WINNER) Brandi Carlile, “Broken Horses”
Idles, “Crawl!”
Ozzy Osbourne featuring Jeff Beck, “Patient Number 9”
Turnstile, “Holiday”

Best Metal Performance

Ghost, “Call Me Little Sunshine”
Megadeth, “We’ll Be Back”
Muse, “Kill or Be Killed”
(WINNER) Ozzy Osbourne featuring Tony Iommi, “Degradation Rules”
Turnstile, “Blackout”

Best Rock Song

Red Hot Chili Peppers, “Black Summer”
Turnstile, “Blackout”
(WINNER) Brandi Carlile, “Broken Horses”
The War on Drugs, “Harmonia’s Dream”
Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Jeff Beck, “Patient Number 9”

Best Rock Album

The Black Keys, Dropout Boogie
Elvis Costello & the Imposters, The Boy Named If
Idles, Crawler
Machine Gun Kelly, Mainstream Sellout
(WINNER) Ozzy Osbourne, Patient Number 9
Spoon, Lucifer on the Sofa

Best Alternative Music Album

Arcade Fire, We
Big Thief, Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You
Bjork, Fossora
(WINNER) Wet Leg, Wet Leg
Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Cool It Down

Best Alternative Music Performance

Arctic Monkeys, “There’d Better Be a Mirrorball”
Big Thief, “Certainty”
Florence + the Machine, “King”
(WINNER) Wet Leg, “Chaise Longue”
Yeah Yeah Yeahs featuring Perfume Genius, “Spitting Off the Edge of the World”

Audio Ink Radio Staff
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