Ozzy Osbourne was honored with Grammy‘s for Best Metal Performance, and Best Rock Album, for Patient Number 9  in the pre-telecast ceremony at the 65th annual Grammy Awards. The ceremony was held on February 5th at the Crypto.com Arena (formerly the Staples Center) in Los Angeles, California. Ozzy‘s Best Metal Performance win was for the song, Degradation Rules, which appears on his 2022 album, Patient Number 9.

Osbourne was not present at the ceremony, but producer Andrew Watt and Metallica bassist Robert Trujillo, who also played on Degradation Rules, accepted the award on his behalf. In his speech, Watt relayed a message from Osbourne, “I love you all and f–k off.”

The other artists nominated for Best Rock Album were:

The Black Keys – Dropout Boogie

Elvis Costello And The Imposters – The Boy Named If

Idles – Crawler

Machine Gun Kelly – Mainstream Sellout

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The nominees in the Best Metal Performance category were as follows:

Call Me Little Sunshine – Ghost

We’ll Be Back – Megadeth

Kill Or Be Killed – Muse

Degradation Rules – Ozzy Osbourne (featuring Tony Iommi)

Blackout – Turnstile

The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, previously won three Grammy Awards and received eight nominations. In 1993 Osbourne won a solo Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance for I Don’t Want To Change The World and two Grammys as a member of Black Sabbath for Best Metal Performance in 2000 for Iron Man and in 2013 for Best Metal Performance for God Is Dead? from 13.

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  • robert davenport on

    I think that might have been my last album of ozzys too , I did buy sabbaths last album and was pretty disappointed overall ~

  • george on

    The last time that I listened to a whole Ozzy cd was last week. No Rest For the Wicked! I was listening to the the last track Hero and thinking…. What a great song and I dont think there is another rock or metal artist who have rocked this world with so many great releases and rock tours throughout my life. Patient number 9 is a rocking great album!

  • Yankee Rose on

    I agree with what Rattlehead said. They never gave him an award for his best works but they do now that he is on his last leg. It makes no sense.

    • Dana on

      This happens all the time, especially with the Oscars.

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