Beyoncé, Jhené Aiko, Da Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, Drake, Roddy Ricch & More Earn Nominations For The 2021 Grammy Awards - The Shade Room

Beyoncé, Jhené Aiko, Da Baby, Megan Thee Stallion, Drake, Roddy Ricch & More Earn Nominations For The 2021 Grammy Awards

Although there is still a global pandemic going on, that does not mean that music’s biggest night will come to a stop. On Tuesday, the nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards were announced. Like many events this year, the reading of the nominations happened virtually. However, stars like Megan Thee Stallion, Sharon Osbourne, Gayle King, Dua Lipa, Yemi Alade, and a few others were on board for the live stream as they announced the latest nominees.

With a total of 83 categories spanning across various genres of music, major names like Beyoncé, Jhené Aiko, Da Baby, Roddy Ricch, Drake, Lil Baby, Justin Bieber, Chloe X Halle, and many others are being recognized for their amazing artistry over the past year.

Beyoncé leads with the most nominations as she earned a total of nine nominations for both her solo work and collaborative work. She has earned not one, but two nominations for record of the year. Her song “Black Parade,” and her work with Megan Thee Stallion on the “Savage” Remix are being recognized. She has earned nominations in other categories such as Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance, Best Rap Performance, among others.

Jhené Aiko is also getting her flowers following the release of the nominations. Her latest album “Chilombo” has been nominated for Album of the Year, and she has also received a nomination in the Best R&B Performance category.

Lil Baby, Da Baby, and Roddy Ricch were also recognized for all of their solo smash hits as well.

 

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 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,” (performed by Beyoncé)

“The Box,” (performed by Roddy Ricch)

“Cardigan,” (performed by Taylor Swift)

“Circles,” (performed by Post Malone)

“Don’t Start Now,” (performed by Dua Lipa)

“Everything I Wanted,” (performed by Billie Eilish)

“I Can’t Breathe,” (performed by H.E.R.)

“If the World Was Ending,” (performed by JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels)

 

Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Chika

Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat

Kaytranada

Megan Thee Stallion

 

Best Progressive R&B Album

“Chilombo,” Jhené Aiko

“Ungodly Hour,” Chloe X Halle

“Free Nationals,” Free Nationals

“____ Yo Feelings,” Robert Glasper

“It Is What It Is,” Thundercat

 

Best Rap Album

“Black Habits,” D Smoke

“Alfredo,” Freddie Gibbs and the Alchemist

“A Written Testimony,” Jay Electronica

“King’s Disease,” Nas

“The Allegory,” Royce Da 5’9″

 

Best R&B Performance
Jhené Aiko Featuring John Legend – Lightning & Thunder
Beyoncé – Black Parade
Jacob Collier Featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign – All I Need
Brittany Howard – Goat Head
Emily King – See Me

Best Traditional R&B Performance
The Baylor Project Featuring Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor – Sit on Down
Chloe x Halle – Wonder What She Thinks of Me
Mykal Kilgore – Let Me Go
Ledisi – Anything for You
Yebba – Distance

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 Rap Performance
Big Sean Featuring Nipsey Hussle – Deep Reverence
DaBaby – Bop
Jack Harlow – What’s Poppin
Lil Baby – The Bigger Picture
Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé – Savage
Pop Smoke – Dior

 

Best Melodic Rap Performance
DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch – Rockstar
Drake Featuring 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 Featuring Lil Durk – Laugh Now, Cry Later
DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch – Rockstar
Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé – Savage

 

Check out a full list of the nominees here.

 

 

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