New York, 24 novembre 2020 - Con nove nomination ai Grammy 2021 sarà Beyoncé la protagonista della serata della premiazione del 31 gennaio. Il prestigioso appuntamento sarà trasmesso dalla CBS e condotto da Trevor Noah, in diretta dallo Staples Center di Los Angeles. 

La National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (detta anche Recording Academy) ha assegnato sei candidature a testa a Taylor Swift, Roddy Ricch e Dua Lipa. Cinque invece le nomination per Brittany Howard, ex Alabama Shakes, nel suo lavoro da solista. Quattro le candidature per Justin Bieber, come anche per Megan Thee Stallion, DaBaby, Phoebe Bridgers, John Beasley e David Frost. A quattro si ferma quest'anno anche Billie Eilish, dopo i 5  premi portati a casa la scorsa edizione. 

Le nomination più importanti:

Registrazione dell'anno (Record of the Year è uno dei quattro Grammy Award più prestigiosi che premia l'artista e il team di realizzazione del brano candidato: diverso da Song of the Year (Canzone dell'anno) infatti quest'ultimo premia chi ha scritto il brano (sempre che la canzone non sia stata scritta o co-scritta dall'artista stesso). 

"Black Parade" - Beyoncé. 
"Rockstar" - DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch.
"Say So" - Doja Cat.
"Everything I Wanted" - Billie Eilish
"Don't Start Now" - Dua Lipa
"Circles" - Post Malone
"Savage" - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé.





Album dell'anno

Folklore - Taylor Swift
Future Nostalgia - Dua Lipa
Chilombo - Jhené Aiko
Black Pumas Deluxe - Black Pumas
Everyday Life - Coldplay
Djesse Vol. 3 - Jacob Collier
Women in Music Pt. III - Haim
Hollywood's Bleeding - Post Malone






Canzone dell'anno

"Black Parade" - Beyoncé
"The Box" - Roddy Ricch
"Cardigan - Aaron Dessner & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
"Circles" - Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Austin Post & Billy Walsh, songwriters (Post Malone)
"Don't Start Now" - Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Dua Lipa & Emily Warren, songwriters (Dua Lipa)
"Everything I Wanted" - Billie Eilish O'Connell & Finneas O'Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
"I Can't Breathe" - Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara Thomas, songwriters (H.E.R.)
"If The World Was Ending" - Julia Michaels & JP Saxe, songwriters (JP Saxe Featuring Julia Michaels)






Migliore nuovo artista

Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Doja Cat
Kaytranada
Megan Thee Stallion
Pop




Migliore performance pop solista 

"Brooklyn Nights" - Lady Gaga
"Yummy" - Justin Bieber
"Cardigan" - Taylor Swift
"Everything I Wanted" - Billie Eilish
"Don't Start Now" - Dua Lipa
"Say So" - Doja Cat
"Watermelon Sugar" - Harry Styles





Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

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



Best Pop Vocal Album

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



Best Dance Recording

"On My Mind" - Diplo & SIDEPIECE
"My High" - Disclosure, Aminé 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
ENERGY - Disclosure
Planet's Mad - Baauer
Bubba - Kaytranada
Good Faith - Madeon



Best Rock Performance

"The Steps" - HAIM
"Stay High" - Brittany Howard
"Not" - Big Thief
"Shameika" - Fiona Apple
"Kyoto" - Phoebe Bridgers
"Daylight" - Grace Potter




Best Metal Performance

"Bum-Rush" - Body Count
"Uunderneath" - Code Orange
"The In-Between" - In This Moment
"BLOODMONEY" - Poppy
"Executioner's Tax (Swing of the Axe)" - Power Trip



Best Rock Song

"Kyoto", Phoebe Bridgers, Morgan Nagler & Marshall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers)
"Lost in Yesterday", Kevin Parker, songwriter (Tame Impala)
"Not", Adrianne Lenker, songwriter (Big Thief)
"Shameika", Fiona Apple, songwriter (Fiona Apple)
"Stay High", Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)



Best Rock Album

A Hero's Death - Fontaines D.C.
Kiwanuka - Michael Kiwanuka
Daylight - Grace Potter
Sound & Fury - Sturgill Simpson
The New Abnormal - The Strokes



Best Alternative Music Album

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



Best R&B Performance

"Lighting & Thunder" - Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend
"BLACK PARADE" - Beyoncé
"All I Need" - Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign
"Goat Head" - Brittany Howard
"See Me" - Emily King



Best R&B Song

"Better Than I Imagine", Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello & Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Robert Glasper featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello)
"BLACK PARADE", Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim "Kaydence" Krysiuk & Rickie "Caso" Tice, songwriters (Beyoncé)
"Collide", Sam Barsh, Stacey Barthe, Sonyae Elise, Olu Fann, Akil King, Josh Lopez, Kaveh Rastegar & Benedetto Rotondi, songwriters (Tiana Major9 & EARTHGANG)
"Do It", Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Anton Kuhl, Scott Storch, Victoria Monét, Vincent van den Ende, songwriters (Chloe x Halle)
"Slow Down", Nasri Atweh, Badriia Bourelly, Skip Marley, Ryan Williamson & Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Skip Marley & H.E.R.)



Best Rap Performance

Dior - Pop Smoke
Deep Reverence - Big Sean & Nipsey Hussle
BOP - DaBaby
Whats Poppin - Jack Harlow
The Bigger Picture - Lil Baby
Savage - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé




Best Melodic Rap Performance

Highest in the Room - Travis Scott
Laugh Now Cry Later - Drake & Lil Durk
ROCKSTAR - DaBaby & Roddy Ricch
Lockdown - Anderson Paak
The Box - Roddy Ricch



Best Rap Song

The Box - Roddy Ricch
The Bigger Picture - Lil Baby
Laugh Now Cry Later - Drake & Lil Durk
ROCKSTAR - DaBaby & Roddy Ricch
Savage - Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé



Best Rap Album

ALFREDO - Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
Black Habits - D Smoke
A Written Testimony - Jay Electronica
King's Disease - Nas
The Allegory - Royce da 5'9"