63rd Grammy Awards: Nominees list



The nominations for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards have been announced.

The ceremony which is set to hold on Sunday, January 31st will be hosted by Trevor Noah.

Leading the nominations is Beyoncé with nine nominations, followed by Taylor Swift, Roddy Ricch, and Dua Lipa with six nominations.

Following with four nods each are Billie Eilish, Megan Thee Stallion, Justin Bieber, Phoebe Bridgers, composer, David Frost, John Beasley, and DaBaby.

Several changes and modifications have been made for different categories and rules:

The Best Urban Contemporary Album category has been renamed Best Progressive R&B album.

The Best Rap/Sung Performance category is now Best Melodic Rap while the Latin Rock, Urban Or Alternative Album has been renamed Best Latin Rock or Alternative album.

In the same vein, the Best World Music Album is now Best Global Music album.

Check out the nominations list:

Album of the Year

Chilombo, Jhene Aiko

Black Pumas (Deluxe), 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 and Roddy Ricch

“Say So,” Doja Cat

“Everything I Wanted,” Billie Eilish

“Don’t Start Now,” Dua Lipa

“Circles,” Post Malone

“Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion


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 and Julia Michaels)


Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers


Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat


Megan Thee Stallion



“Lightning and Thunder,” Jhené Aiko Featuring John Legend

“Black Parade,” Beyoncé

“All I Need,” Jacob Collier Feat. Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign

“Goat Head,” Brittany Howard

“See Me,” Emily King


Best R&B Song

“Better Than I Imagine,” Robert Glasper Feat. H.E.R and Meshell Ndegeocello

“Black Parade,” Beyoncé

“Collide,” Tiana & EARTHGANG

“Do It,” Chloe X Halle

“Slow Down,” Skip Marley & H.E.R.


Best Rap Performance

“Deep Reverence,” Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hustle

“Bop,” DaBaby

“What’s Poppin,” Jack Harlow

“The Bigger Picture,” Lil Baby

“Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé

“Dior,” Pop Smoke


Best Rap Song

“The Bigger Picture,” Lil Baby

“The Box,” Roddy Ricch

“Laugh Now, Cry Later,” Drake feat. Lil Durk

“Rockstar,” DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch

“Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé


Best Music Video

“Brown Skin Girl,” Beyoncé

“Life Is Good,” Future Feat. Drake

“Lockdown,” Anderson .Paak

“Adore You,” Harry Styles

“Goliath,” Woodki


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 Día (One Day),” J. Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny, Tainy

“Intentions,” Justin Bieber and Quavo

“Dynamite,” BTS

“Rain on me,” Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande

“Exile,” Taylor Swift and Bon Iver


Best Pop Vocal Album

Changes, Justin Bieber

Chromatica, Lady Gaga

Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa

Fine Line, Harry Styles

Folklore, Taylor Swift


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Blue Umbrella, Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashain

True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter, Harry Connick Jr.

American Standard, James Taylor

Unfollow the Rules, Rufus Wainwright

Judy, Renee Zellweger


Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Jack Antonoff

Dan Auerbach

Dave Cobb

Flying Lotus

Andrew Watt


Best Rock Performance

“Shameika,” Fiona Apple

“Not,” Big Thief

“Kyoto,” Phoebe Bridgers

“The Steps,” Haim

“Stay High,” Brittany Howard

“Daylight,” Grace Potter


Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Black Hole Rainbow (Devon Gilfillian)

Expectations (Katie Pruitt)

Hyperspace (Beck)

Jaime (Brittany Howard)

25 Trips (Sierra Hull)


Best Remixed Recording

“Do You Ever (RAC Mix),” RAC (Phil Good)

“Imaginary Friends (Morgan Page Remix),” Deadmau5 (Morgan Page)

“Praying for You (Louie Vega Main Remix),” Jasper Street Co. (Louie Vega)

“Roses (Imanbek Remix),” Saint JHN (Imanbek Zeikenov)

“Young & Alive (Bazzi vs. Haywire Remix),” Bazzi (Haywyre)


Best Engineered Album, Classical

Danielpour: The Passion of Yeshua

Gershwin: Porgy and Bess

Hynes: Fields

Ives: Complete Symphonies

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, ‘Babi Yar’


Producer of the Year, Classical

Blanton Alspaugh

David Frost

Jesse Lewis

Dmitriy Lipay

Elaine Martone


Best Metal Performance

“Bum-Rush,” Body Count

“Underneath,” Code Orange

“The In-Between,” In This Moment

“Bloodmoney,” Poppy

“Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe) — Live,” Power Trip


Best Rock Song

“Kyoto,” Phoebe Bridgers, Morgan Nagler, and Mashall Vore (Phoebe Bridgers)

“Lost In Yesterday,” Kevin Parker (Tame Impala)

“Not,” Adrianne Lenker (Big Thief)

“Shameika,” Fiona Apple (Fiona Apple)

“Stay High, Brittany Howard (Brittany Howard)


Best Global Music

FU Chronicles – Antibalas

TWICE AS TALL – Burna Boy   AGORA – Bebel Gilberto  

LOVE LETTERS – Anoushka Shankar  AMADJAR – Tinariwen


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 Album

Hyperspace, Beck

Fetch the Bolt Cutters, Fiona Apple

Punisher, Phoebe Bridgers

Jaime, Brittany Howard

The Slow Rush, Tame Impala


Best Music Film

Beastie Boys Story, Beastie Boys, Spike Jonze

Black Is King, Beyoncé

We Are Freestyle Love Supreme, Freestyle Love Supreme

Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice, Linda Ronstadt

That Lil Ol’ Band From Texas, ZZ Top

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