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Excited for the Grammys? Here's a Recap on the Nominees

Beyoncè tops the list with nine nominations



Award shows have always been one of the major events everyone looks forward to at the beginning of every new year, and 2021 is no different. The awards season provides an escape to the glamorous world of music, television and movies amidst the pandemic.


Albeit being pared down to adhere to health protocols, we still get to see our favorite artists and celebrities in fabulous outfits and witness jaw-dropping performances during the ceremonies.


One of the biggest and most exciting events in the music industry, the Grammys, is just around the corner. There has been a lot of buzz about who is nominated, who will perform and who will host this year's Grammys Award show. The Grammy predictions make the show even more highly anticipated. 


The 411 on the 63rd Grammy Awards

For this year, the 63rd Grammy Awards will be held on March 14 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, hosted by Trevor Noah, a first for The Daily Show host and comedian. 


As of writing, there's no word yet as to who will be performing this year. One thing's for sure, though—there will be lots of fun, with the co-creator of The Late Late Show with James Corden's Carpool Karaoke Ben Winston at the helm. 


The awards show will be exclusively broadcasted on CBS and CBS All Access. For the rest of us, we can watch the Grammys via live stream on Grammy.com. Tune in to witness more unforgettable Grammy moments.


Who are this year’s nominees?

Last November 2020, the Grammys revealed the list of nominees via live stream and, to nobody's surprise, Beyonce tops the list with nine nominations. She is followed by Taylor Swift, Roddy Ricch and Dua Lipa with six nominations each, while Brittany Howard got five nods for her solo debut. 


Last year's top winner, Billie Eilish, got four nominations, same as Megan Thee Stallion, Phoebe Bridgers, Justin Beiber, DaBaby, jazz musician John Beasley and classical composer David Frost. Not to be outdone by western artists, South Korean boyband BTS nabbed a nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.



Here is a recap of this year's Grammy nominees: 


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, Megan Thee Stallion


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


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, H.E.R.

If the World Was Ending, JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels


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 featuring 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 New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Chika

Noah Cyrus 

D Smoke

Doja Cat

Kaytranada

Megan Thee Stallion 


Ready the popcorn

The awards don't end there—to see the complete list of nominees and winners, don't forget to tune in on March 14 (March 15 for viewers in the Philippines). The Grammys always promise to be a memorable event that will be talked about for the weeks to come, so ready your popcorn for one spectacular event on all levels!



Watch this space for more information about the Grammys.



Art Matthew Ian Fetalver

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