OZZY OSBOURNE WINS GRAMMY’S FOR “BEST HEAVY METAL PERFORMANCE” AND “BEST ROCK ALBUM” FOR “PATIENT NUMBER 9”
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
Spoon– Lucifer On The Sofa
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.