2021 Grammy Nominations: The Complete List

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If you’ve struggled to keep up with the whirlwind of music awards in recent weeks – CMAs, Latin Grammys and AMAs, to name a few – you just know you won’t let it calm down anytime soon. The Academy of Sound Recording announced its nominations for the 2021 Grammy Award this morning, on schedule, like never before during a global epidemic. Musicians Dua Lipa, Mickey Guyton, Imogen Heap, Lauren Daigle, Pepe Aguilar, Yemi Alade and Nicola Benedetti, as well as TV presenters, Gayle King and Sharon Osborne, have joined the interim President and CEO of the Sound Recording Academy, Harvey Mason Jr., to reveal nominations on a live broadcast on November 24th. See how the candidates stand during the 2021 ceremony (which may or may not is be live, COVID willing) on ​​31 January.

Album of the Year
Chilombo, Jhene Aiko
Black Pumas (Deluxe), Black Pumas
Everyday life, Cold play
Djesse Vol. 3, Jacob Collier
Women in Music Pt. III, Haim
Future nostalgia, Dua Lipa
Hollywood bleeding, Post Malone
Folklore, Taylor Swift

Record of the year
– Black parade – Beyoncé
– Colors – Black Pumas
“Rockstar,” DaBaby and Roddy Ricch
– Tell me – Doja Cat
– Everything I wanted – Billie Eilish
– Don’t start now – Dua Lipa
– Circles – Post Malone
– Wildman – Megan Thee Stallion

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 Wanted” (Billie Eilish)
“I can’t breathe” (HER)
“If the World Ended” (JP Saxe and Julia Michaels)

Best new performer
Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Noah Cyrus
D Smoke
Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion

Best pop solo performance
– Fine – Justin Bieber
– Tell me – 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 Día (one day),” J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy
– Intentions – Justin Bieber and Quavo
Dynamite, BTS
– It’s raining on me – Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande
– Exile – Taylor Swift and Bon Iver

Best pop vocal album
Changes, Justin Bieber
Chromatica, Lady Gaga
Future nostalgia, Dua Lipa
Nice line, Harry Styles
Folklore, Taylor Swift

Best traditional pop song album
THEBlue umbrella, Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashain
True Love: Feast of Cole Porter, Harry Connick Jr.
American Standard, James Taylor
Follow the rules, Rufus Wainwright
Judy, Renee Zellweger

Producer of the Year, not a classic
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
Dave Cobb
Flying Lotus
Andrew Watt

Best typed album, not a classic
Black hole rainbow (Devon Gilfillian)
Expectations (Katie Pruitt)
Hyperspace (Intés)
Jaime (Brittany Howard)
25 roads (Sierra Hull)

The best remixed recording
“Ever (RAC Mix)”, RAC (Phil Good)
“Imaginary Friends (Morgan Page Remix)”, Deadmau5 (Morgan Page)
“I Pray for You (Louie Vega Main Remix)” – Jasper Street Co. (Louie Vega)
“Rose (Imanbek Remix)”, St. JHN (Imanbek Zeikenov)
“Youth and the Living (Bazzi vs. Haywire Remix)”, Bazzi (Haywyre)

Best typed album, classic
Danielpour: Yeshua’s passion
Gershwin: Porgy and Bess
Hynes: Fields
Ives: Complete symphonies
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar”

Producer of the Year, classic
Blanton Alspaugh
David Frost
Jesse Lewis
Dmitriy Lipay
Elaine Martone

The best rock performance
– Shameika – Fiona Apple
– No – Big Thief
– Kyoto – Phoebe Bridgers
– The steps – Haim
– Stay high – Brittany Howard
– Daylight – Grace Potter

Best metal performance
– Bum-Rush – body counter
– Under – Code Orange
“Between him,” at this moment
– Blood money – Poppy
“The Executioner’s Transmitter (Ax Wave) – Live,” Power Trip

The best rock song
“Kyoto”, Phoebe Bridgers, Morgan Nagler and Mashall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers)
“Lost Yesterday” – Kevin Parker (Tame Impala)
– No – Adrianne Lenker (The Great Thief)
Shameika, Fiona Apple
“Stay High, Brittany Howard

Best rock album
Death of a hero, Fontaines DC
Kiwanuka, Michael Kiwanuka
Sunlight, Grace Potter
Sound and anger, Sturgill Simpson
The new is abnormal, A stroke

Best alternative album
Hyperspace, Beck
Tighten the screwdrivers, Fiona Apple
punitive, Phoebe Bridgers
Jaime, Brittany Howard
The slow rush, Gentle Impala