Beyoncé, Brittany Howard, And Phoebe Bridgers Lead 2021 Grammy Nominations

2021 Grammy nominations are here!

Leading this year’s contenders is Beyoncé, who earned a total of nine nominations. The singer’s “Black Parade” is up for both Song of the Year and Record of the Year. Additionally, her and Megan Thee Stallion’s “Savage” remix earned nominations for Record of the Year, Best Rap Performance, and Best Rap Song.

Taylor Swift earned six nominations, including five for Folklore and one for “Beautiful Ghosts,” written for the horrifying Cats remake.

Brittany Howard scored five nominations, including Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song, Best Alternative Music Album, Best R&B Performance, and Best American Roots Performance.

Meanwhile, Phoebe Bridgers is up for four awards: Best New Artist, Best Rock Song, Best Alternative Music Album, and Best Rock Performance.

Also up for Best Rock Performance are Fiona Apple, Big Thief, Haim, and Grace Potter. Best Metal Performance nominees include Body Count, Code Orange, Poppy, Power Trip, and In This Moment. Fiona Apple is also up for Best Alternative Music Album alongside Beck and Tame Impala.

As for Best Rock Album, The Strokes, Fontaines D.C., Grace Potter, Sturgill Simpson, and Michael Kiwanuka are all nominated.

Check out all the nominees here.

Trevor Noah will host the 2021 Grammy Awards, which will take place Sunday, January 31st.

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Ashley Perez Hollingsworth

Ashley Perez is a freelance music journalist based in Chicago. Her work has appeared on AXS, Chicago Innerview, New City, The Millions, and Illinois Entertainer. She also runs her own music blog at Radio Not Found. Some of her favorite bands include Nirvana, The Cure, Muse, Creeper, and Green Day.

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