LIST: Key nominees, Grammy Awards 2021

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LIST: Key nominees, Grammy Awards 2021

BEYONCE. In this file photo the singer poses with her Grammy trophies in 2017. She leads the 2021 music awards with 9 nominations.

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Beyonce leads the pack with 9 nominations

Here is a list of nominees in the major categories for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which will be handed out on January 31, 2021.

Beyonce leads the pack with 9 nominations, followed by Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and rapper Roddy Ricch, all with 6, organizers announced Tuesday, November 24.

Album of the Year
  • Jhene Aiko, Chilombo
  • Black Pumas, Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition) 
  • Coldplay, Everyday Life
  • Jacob Collier, Djesse Vol. 3
  • Haim, Women In Music Pt. III
  • Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
  • Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding
  • Taylor Swift, Folklore
Record of the Year, recognizing overall performance on a song
  • Beyonce, “Black Parade”
  • Black Pumas, “Colors”
  • DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”
  • Doja Cat, “Say So”
  • Billie Eilish, “Everything I Wanted”
  • Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”
  • Post Malone, “Circles”
  • Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyonce, “Savage”
Song of the Year, recognizing songwriting
  • Beyonce, Denisia Andrews, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Rickie “Caso” Tice, “Black Parade”
  • Roddy Ricch and Samuel Gloade, “The Box”
  • Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner, “Cardigan”
  • Post Malone, Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk and Billy Walsh, “Circles”
  • Dua Lipa, Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Dua Lipa and Emily Warren, “Don’t Start Now”
  • Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell, “Everything I Wanted”
  • H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas, “I Can’t Breathe”
  • Julia Michaels and JP Saxe, “If The World Was Ending”
Best New Artist
  • Ingrid Andress
  • Phoebe Bridgers
  • Chika
  • Noah Cyrus
  • D Smoke
  • Doja Cat
  • Kaytranada
  • Megan Thee Stallion
Best Music Video
  • Beyonce, “Brown Skin Girl”
  • Future featuring Drake, “Life Is Good”
  • Anderson .Paak, “Lockdown”
  • Harry Styles, “Adore You”
  • Woodkid, “Goliath”
Best Rap Album
  • D Smoke, Black Habits
  • Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist, Alfredo
  • Jay Electronica, A Written Testimony
  • Nas, King’s Disease
  • Royce Da 5’9″, The Allegory
Best Rock Album
  • Fontaines DC, A Hero’s Death
  • Michael Kiwanuka, Kiwanuka
  • Grace Potter, Daylight
  • Sturgill Simpson, Sound & Fury
  • The Strokes, The New Abnormal
Best Pop Vocal Album
  • Justin Bieber, Changes
  • Lady Gaga, Chromatica
  • Dua Lipa, Future Nostalgia
  • Harry Styles, Fine Line
  • Taylor Swift, Folklore
Best Alternative Music Album
  • Fiona Apple, Fetch the Bolt Cutters
  • Beck, Hyperspace
  • Phoebe Bridgers, Punisher
  • Brittany Howard, Jaime
  • Tame Impala, The Slow Rush
Best Global Music Album
  • Antibalas, Fu Chronicles
  • Burna Boy, Twice as Tall
  • Bebel Gilberto, Agora
  • Anoushka Shankar, Love Letters
  • Tinariwen, Amadjar

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