The 63rd GRAMMY Awards are directly around the corner, broadcasting Sunday, Jan. 31, on CBS, and the nominees for the 2021 Grammy Awards were uncovered during a Livestream held Tuesday by the Recording Academy’s interval president and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. 

The Recording Academy has reported “The Daily Show” host and GRAMMY-nominated comedian Trevor Noah as host of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards. This will be the first run through Noah will have Music’s Biggest Night.

“Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for Best Pop Album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement. “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”





List of Grammy Nominations 2021

Album of the Year

  • Chilombo, Jhené Aiko
  • Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition), 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

Record of the Year

  • Black Parade, Beyoncé
  • Colors, Black Pumas
  • Rockstar, DaBaby featuring Roddy Rich
  • Say So, Doja Cat
  • Everything I Wanted, Billie Eilish
  • Don’t Start Now, Dua Lipa
  • Circles, Post Malone
  • Savage, Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé





Song of the Year

  • Black Parade, Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk & Rickie “Caso” Tice songwriters (Beyoncé)
  • The Box, Samuel Gloade & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (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)

Best Pop Vocal Album

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





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 Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Blue Umbrella, Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian
  • True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter, Harry Connick Jr.
  • American Standard, James Taylor
  • Unfollow the Rules, Rufus Wainwright
  • Judy, Renée Zellweger
  • Best Rap Performance
  • Deep Reverence, Big Sean featuring Nipsey Hussle
  • Bop, DaBaby
  • What’s Poppin, Jack Harlow
  • The Bigger Picture, Lil Baby
  • Savage, Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé
  • Dior, Pop Smoke

Best Melodic Rap Performance

  • Rockstar, DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch
  • Laugh Now, Cry Later, Drake featuring Lil Durk
  • Lockdown, Anderson Paak
  • The Box, Roddy Ricch
  • Highest in the Room, Travis Scott

Best Rap Album

  • Black Habits, D Smoke
  • Alfredo, Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
  • A Written Testimony, Jay Electronica
  • King’s Disease, Nas
  • The Allegory, Royce Da 5’9”

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