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Grammy Awards 2021: List of nominees

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The nominees for the 63rd Grammy Awards have been announced. Here’s a summary of the key categories.

Album of the year

  • Chilombo – Jhené Aiko
  • Black Pumas – Black Pumas
  • Everyday Life – Coldplay
  • Djesse vol. 3 – Jacob Collier
  • Women in Music Pt. III – Haim
  • Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa
  • Hollywood’s Bleeding – Post Malone
  • Folklore – Taylor Swift

Record of the year

  • Black Parade – Beyoncé
  • Colors – Black Pumas
  • Rockstar – DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • Say So – Doja Cat
  • Everything I Wanted – Billie Eilish
  • Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
  • Circles – Post Malone
  • Savage (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Song of the year

  • Black Parade – Beyoncé
  • The Box – Roddy Ricch
  • Cardigan – Taylor Swift
  • Circles – Post Malone
  • Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
  • Everything I Want – Billie Eilish
  • I Can’t Breathe – H.E.R
  • If the World Was Ending – JP Saxe and Julia Michaels

Best new artist

  • Ingrid Andress
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Chika
  • Noah Cyrus
  • D Smoke
  • Doja Cat
  • Kaytranada
  • Megan Thee Stallion

Best pop solo performance

  • Yummy – Justin Bieber
  • Say So – Doja Cat
  • Everything I Wanted – Billie Eilish
  • Don’t Start Now – Dua Lipa
  • Watermelon Sugar – Harry Styles
  • Cardigan – Taylor Swift

Best pop duo/group performance

  • Un Dia (One Day) – J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy
  • Intentions -Justin Bieber featuring Quavo
  • Dynamite – BTS
  • Rain on Me – Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande
  • Exile – Taylor Swift featuring Bon Iver

Best pop vocal album

  • Changes – Justin Bieber
  • Chromatica – Lady Gaga
  • Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa
  • Fine Line – Harry Styles
  • Folklore – Taylor Swift

Best progressive R&B album

  • Chilombo – Jhene Aiko
  • Ungodly Hour – Chloe X Halle
  • Free Nationals – Free Nationals
  • F*** Your Feelings – Robert Glasper
  • It Is What It Is – Thundercat

Best rap song

  • The Bigger Picture – Lil Baby
  • The Box – Roddy Ricch
  • Laugh Now Cry Later – Drake featuring Lil Durk
  • Rockstar – Da Baby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • Savage (Remix) – Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé

Best rap album

  • Black Habits – D Smoke
  • Alfredo – Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist
  • A Written Testimony – Jay Electronica
  • King’s Disease – Nas
  • The Allegory – Royce da 5’9

Best melodic rap performance

  • Rockstar – Dababy featuring Roddy Ricch
  • Laugh Now Cry Later – Drake featuring Lil Durk
  • Lockdown – Anderson .Paak
  • The Box – Roddy Ricch
  • Highest in the Room – Travis Scott

Best dance recording

  • On My Mind – Diplo and Sidepiece
  • My High – Disclosure featuring Amine and Slowthai
  • The Difference – Flume featuring Toro y Moi
  • Both of Us – Jayda G
  • 10% – Kaytranada featuring Kali Uchis

Best dance/electronic album

  • Kick I – Arca
  • Planet’s Mad – Baauer
  • Energy – Disclosure
  • Bubba – Kaytranada
  • Food Faith – Madeon

Best rock performance

  • Shameika – Fiona Apple
  • Not – Big Thief
  • Kyoto – Phoebe Bridgers
  • The Steps – Haim
  • Stay High – Brittany Howard
  • Daylight – Grace Potter

Best metal performance

  • Bodycount – Bum Rush
  • Code Orange – Underneath
  • The In-between – In This Moment
  • Bloodmoney – Poppy
  • Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe) – Live by Power Trip

Best rock album

  • A Hero’s Death – Fontaines DC
  • Kiwanuka – Michael Kiwanuka
  • Daylight – Grace Potter
  • Sound & Fury – Sturgill Simpson
  • The New Abnormal – The Strokes

Best alternative album

  • Fetch the Bolt Cutters – Fiona Apple
  • Hyperspace – Beck
  • Punisher – Phoebe Bridgers
  • Jaime – Brittany Howard
  • The Slow Rush – Tame Impala

Best R&B performance

  • Lightning and Thunder – Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend
  • Black Parade – Beyoncé
  • All I Need – Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign
  • Goat Head – Brittany Howard
  • See Me – Emily King

Best country album

  • Lady Like – Ingrid Andress
  • Your LIfe is a Record – Brandy Clark
  • Wildcard – Miranda Lambert
  • Nightfall – Little Big Town
  • Never Will – Ashley McBryde

Best Country Solo Performance

  • Stick That in Your Country Song – Eric Church
  • Who You Thought I Was – Brandy Clark
  • When My Army Prays – Vince Gill
  • Black Like Me – Mickey Guyton
  • Bluebird – Miranda Lambert

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

  • All Night – Brothers Osborne
  • 10,000 Hours – Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber
  • Ocean – Lady A
  • Sugar Coat – Little Big Town
  • Some People Do – Old Dominion

Best musical theatre album

  • Amelie
  • American Utopia on Broadway
  • Jagged Little Pill
  • The Prince of Egypt
  • Soft Power
  • Little Shop of Horrors

Producer of the year, non-classical

  • Jack Antonoff
  • Dan Auerbach
  • Dave Cobb
  • Flying Lotus
  • Andrew Watt

Best music video

  • Brown Skin Girl – Beyoncé
  • Life is Good – Future Featuring Drake
  • Lockdown – Anderson .Paak
  • Adore You – Harry Styles
  • Goliath – Woodkid

Source: BBC

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