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Grammy Awards Nominations 2021: Beyoncé lead the race with nine nominations

BTS and Harry Styles get first ever Grammy nominations.

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Grammy Awards Nominations 2021 have been revealed with Beyoncé leading the race with nine nominations.

While Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, and Roddy Ricch follow behind Beyoncé with six nominations each.

A few music stars have nabbed their first-ever nominations for the 2021 Grammys including Harry Styles, in the Best Music Video, Best Pop Solo Performance, and Best Pop Vocal Album categories.

While the K-pop sensation, BTS has also made history. It becomes the first K-pop group to ever receive a Grammy Award nomination.

BTS’s latest hit song “Dynamite” has been nominated for the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category, alongside stars like Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.

The much-anticipated 63rd Grammys music awards will be held on January 21, 2021. The broadcast will air on CBS and will be hosted by The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah.

Check out the full list of the 2021 Grammy nominees:

Record of the Year

Beyoncé: “Black Parade”

Black Pumas: “Colors”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch: “Rockstar”

Doja Cat: “Say So”

Billie Eilish: “Everything I Wanted”

Dua Lipa: “Don’t Start Now”

Post Malone: “Circles”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé: “Savage”

Album of the Year

Jhené 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

Song of the Year

Beyoncé: “Black Parade”

Roddy Ricch: “The Box”

Taylor Swift: “Cardigan”

Post Malone: “Circles”

Dua Lipa: “Don’t Start Now”

Billie Eilish: “Everything I Wanted”

H.E.R.: “I Can’t Breathe”

JP Saxe ft. Julia Michaels: “If the World Was Ending”

Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Chika

Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat

Kaytranada

Megan Thee Stallion

Best Pop Solo Performance

Justin Bieber: “Yummy”

Doja Cat: “Say So”

Billie Eilish: “Everything I Wanted”

Dua Lipa: “Don’t Start Now”

Harry Styles: “Watermelon Sugar”

Taylor Swift: “Cardigan”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy: “Un Día (One Day)”

Justin Bieber ft. Quavo: “Intentions”

BTS: “Dynamite”

Lady Gaga, Ariana Grande: “Rain on Me”

Taylor Swift ft. Bon Iver: “Exile”

Best Pop Vocal Album

Justin Bieber: Changes

Lady Gaga: Chromatic

Dua Lipa: Future Nostalgia

Harry Styles: Fine Line

Taylor Swift: Folklore

Best R&B Performance

Jhené Aiko ft. John Legend: “Lightning and Thunder”

Beyoncé: “Black Parade”

Jacob Collier: “All I Need”

Brittany Howard: “Goat Head”

Emily King: “See Me”

Best R&B Song

Robert Glasper Featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello: “Better Than I Imagine”

Beyoncé: “Black Parade”

Tiana Major9 & EARTHGANG: “Collide”

Chloe x Halle: “Do It”

Skip Marley & H.E.R.: “Slow Down”

Best Progressive R&B Album

Jhené Aiko: Chilombo

Chloe x Halle: Ungodly Hour

The Free Nationals: Free Nationals

Robert Glasper: Fuck Yo Feelings

Thundercat: It Is What It Is

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean: “Deep Reverence”

DaBaby: “Bop”

Jack Harlow: “What’s Poppin”

Lil Baby: “The Bigger Picture”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé: “Savage”

Pop Smoke: “Dior”

Best Melodic Rap Performance

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch: “Rockstar”

Drake ft. Lil Durk: “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Anderson .Paak: “Lockdown”

Roddy Ricch: “The Box”

Travis Scott: “Highest in the Room”

Best Rap Song

Lil Baby: “The Bigger Picture”

Roddy Ricch: “The Box”

Drake ft. Lil Durk: “Laugh Now Cry Later”

DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch: “Rockstar”

Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé: “Savage”

Best Rap Album

D Smoke: Black Habits

Freddie Gibbs and The Alchemist: Alfredo

Jay Electronica: A Written Testimony

Nas: King’s Disease

Royce da 5’9″: The Allegory

Best Alternative Music Album

Fiona Apple: Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Beck: Hyperspace

Phoebe Bridgers: Punisher

Brittany Howard: Jaime

Tame Impala: The Slow Rush

Best Latin Pop or Urban Album

Bad Bunny: YHLQMDLG

Camilo: Por Primera Vez

Kany García: Mesa Para Dos

Ricky Martin: Pausa

Debi Nova: 3:33

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Jack Antonoff

Dan Auerbach

Dave Cobb

Flying Lotus

Andrew Watt

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.