2021 GRAMMYs: Beyonce tops nominations with 9, BTS gets pop duo/group nod

Published November 25, 2020, 6:36 AM

by Robert Requintina

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The 2021 Grammy nominations are here.

Beyoncé leads all artists with nine total. “Black Parade” earned her nods in the record of the year, song of the year, best r&b performance and best r&b song categories. “Savage” with Megan Thee Stallion is also up for record of the year, best rap performance and best rap song. Beyonce tops off her nominations with best music video (“Brown Skin Girl”) and best music film (Black Is King.)

Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Rich follow Queen Bey, with six nods a piece.

Six nominations brings Swift’s total to 41. Folklore is up for album of the year, and best pop vocal album, “Cardigan” will compete for song of the year and best pop solo performance. With “Exile,” she’s nominated alongside Bon Iver for best pop duo/group performance. Her sixth nomination is best song written for visual media for “Beautiful Ghosts,” from Cats.

Dua Lipa’s Future Nostalgia is up for album of the year and best pop vocal album. “Don’t Start Now” appears in the record of the year, song of the year and best pop solo performance categories. She’s also up for best pop duo/group performance with J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Tainy for “Un Dia (One Day).” Dua Lipa’s nomination total grows to eight.

Roddy Ricch now has nine total nominations. In 2021, he is up for record of the year (“Rockstar”), song of the year (“The Box”), best melodic rap performance and best rap song for both “Rockstar” and “The Box.”

K-pop sensation BTS and former One Directioner Harry Styles each earned their first Grammy nods — BTS is up for best pop duo/group performance (“Dynamite) and Styles has three nominations, best pop solo performance (“Watermelon Sugar”), best pop vocal album (Fine Line), and best music video (“Adore You”). (Billboard.com)

For full details of this year’s Grammy nominees, log on to: https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/2021-grammys-complete-nominees-list

 
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