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Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Harry Styles, Phoebe Bridgers Among 2021 Grammy Nominees

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 Written by Laura Johnson

Billie Eilish and Beyoncé are among the names nominated for Grammy Awards in 2021.

Both artists are competing against eachother for Record Of The Year, with Eilish also nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, and Beyoncé in the running for Best R&B Performance, Best Music Video and Best Music Film as well as Best Rap Performance for her guest spot on Megan Thee Stallion's Savage Remix, which is also up for Record Of The Year.

Elsewhere, Dua Lipa is nominated in five categories: Record Of The Year for Don't Start Now, Album Of The Year for 'Future Nostalgia', Best Pop Solo Performance for Don't Start Now, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Un Dia (One Day) with J Balvin, Bad Bunny and Tainy, and Best Pop Vocal Album for 'Future Nostalgia'. 

Taylor Swift is also up for Album Of The Year for 'Folklore', Best Pop Solo Performance for Cardigan, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for Exile with Bon Iver and Best Pop Vocal Album for 'Folklore'. Also in the running for the latter are Justin Bieber with 'Changes', Lady Gaga for 'Chromatica', Harry Styles with 'Fine Line' and Dua Lipa.

Competing for Best Rock Album are Fontaines D.C. with 'A Hero's Death', Michael Kiwanuka with 'Kiwanuka', Grace Potter with 'Daylight', Sturgill Simpson with 'Sound & Fury', and the Strokes with 'The New Abnormal', while Best Metal Performance is between Body Count, Code Orange, In This Moment, Poppy and Power Trip. 

Other nominees across the board include Post Malone, BTS, Black Pumas, DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch, Jhené Aiko, Coldplay, and Haim, while Ingrid Andresss, Phoebe Bridgers, Chika, Noah Cyrus, D Smoke, Doja Cat, Kaytranada, and Megan Thee Stallion are all nominated for Best New Artist. Head here for the full list of nominees.

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, the nominations were revealed during a one-hour livestream show on GRAMMY.com that featured Regional Mexican singer-songwriter Pepe Aguilar, Nigerian Afropop singer Yemi Alade, Grammy-winning classical violinist Nicola Benedetti, two-time Grammy-winning contemporary Christian singer Lauren Daigle, country singer-songwriter Mickey Guyton, two-time Grammy-winning recording artist and past Grammy Awards Premiere Ceremony host Imogen Heap, CBS This Morning anchor Gayle King, two-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Dua Lipa and The Talk host Sharon Osbourne.

COVID-19 also means that the 63rd Grammy Awards show will not take place as usual in front of a packed audience, but will instead be live streamed on the CBS Television Network on January 31 at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 p.m. PT (1am GMT the following day) with The Daily Show anchor Trevor Noah as host. 

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