The Grammy’s is one of the most anticipated music events of the year. Covid has changed how we do entertainment in general. Originally the Grammys were going to have a very limited show where there would be no audience and only allowing performers and presenters on site.

The 2021 Grammy nominations were led by Beyoncé who picked up nine nominations, while Dua Lipa, Taylor Swift, and Roddy Ricch followed behind with six nods each. It’s unclear if original host Trevor Noah is still set to host this year’s show.

The Grammys have postponed the show due to Covid-19 concerns. Recently California as a whole has had an increase in COVID cases since the Thanksgiving holiday. The state set a new record of 74,000 new cases on January 4th according to The Los Angeles Times.

The show which was set to premiere on Jan. 31, has now been rescheduled for some time in March.

Below is a list of all the top 2021 Grammy nominees:

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 featuring Beyoncé

Song of the year (songwriter’s award):
“Black Parade,” Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Derek Dixie, Denisia Andrews, Stephen Bray, Brittany Coney, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Rickie “Caso” Tice
“The Box,” Roddy Ricch, Samuel Gloade and Rodrick Moore
“cardigan,” Taylor Swift and Aaron Dessner
“Circles,” Post Malone, Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Austin Post and Billy Walsh
“Don’t Start Now,” Dua Lipa, Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick and Emily Warren
“Everything I Wanted,” Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
“I Can’t Breathe,” H.E.R., Dernst Emile II and Tiara Thomas
“If the World Was Ending,” Julia Michaels and JP Saxe

Best new artist:
Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Chika; Noah Cyrus
D Smoke; Doja Cat
Kaytranada; Megan Thee Stallion

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 with Ariana Grande
“Exile,” Taylor Swift featuring 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 Tashian
“True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter,” Harry Connick, Jr.
“American Standard,” James Taylor
“Unfollow the Rules,” Rufus Wainwright
“Judy,” Renée Zellweger

Best dance/electronic album:
“Kick I,” Arca
“Planet’s Mad,” Baauer; “Energy,” Disclosure
“Bubba,” Kaytranada
“Good Faith,” Madeon

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 music album:
“Fetch the Bolt Cutters,” Fiona Apple
“Hyperspace,” Beck
“Punisher,” Phoebe Bridgers
“Jaime,” Brittany Howard
“The Slow Rush,” Tame Impala

Best progressive R&B album:
“Chilombo,” Jhené Aiko
“Ungodly Hour,” Chloe x Halle
“Free Nationals,” Free Nationals
“F— Yo Feelings,” Robert Glasper
“It Is What It Is,” Thundercat

Best R&B album:
“Happy 2 Be Here,” Ant Clemons
“Take Time,” Giveon
“To Feel Loved,” Luke James
“Bigger Love,” John Legend
“All Rise,” Gregory Porter

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 country album:
“Lady Like,” Ingrid Andress
“Your Life Is a Record,” Brandy Clark
“Wildcard,” Miranda Lambert
“Nightfall,” Little Big Town
“Never Will,” Ashley McBryde

Best jazz vocal album:
“ONA,” Thana Alexa
“Secrets Are the Best Stories,” Kurt Elling featuring Danilo Pérez
“Modern Ancestors,” Carmen Lundy
“Holy Room: Live at Alte Oper,” Somi with Frankfurt Radio Big Band
“What’s the Hurry,” Kenny Washington

Best jazz instrumental album:
“On the Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment,” Ambrose Akinmusire
“Waiting Game,” Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science
“Happening: Live at the Village Vanguard,” Gerald Clayton
“Trilogy 2,” Chick Corea, Christian McBride and Brian Blade
“RoundAgain,” Redman Mehldau McBride Blade

Best gospel album:
“2econd Wind: Ready,” Anthony Brown & group therAPy
“My Tribute,” Myron Butler; “Choirmaster,” Ricky Dillard
“Gospel According to PJ,” PJ Morton
“Kierra,” Kierra Sheard

Best contemporary Christian music album:
“Run to the Father,” Cody Carnes
“All of My Best Friends,” Hillsong Young & Free
“Holy Water,” We the Kingdom
“Citizen of Heaven,” Tauren Wells
“Jesus Is King,” Kanye West

Best Latin pop or urban album:
“YHLQMDLG,” Bad Bunny
“Por Primera Vez,” Camilo
“Mesa Para Dos,” Kany García
“Pausa,” Ricky Martin
“3:33,” Debi Nova

Best Latin rock or alternative album:
“Aura,” Bajofondo
“Monstruo,” Cami
“Sobrevolando,” Cultura Profética
“La Conquista del Espacio,” Fito Páez
“Miss Colombia,” Lido Pimienta.

Best reggae album:
“Upside Down 2020,” Buju Banton
“Higher Place,” Skip Marley
“It All Comes Back to Love,” Maxi Priest
“Got to Be Tough,” Toots and the Maytals
“One World,” The Wailers

Best spoken word album:
“Acid for the Children: A Memoir,” Flea
“Alex Trebek – The Answer Is…,” Ken Jennings
“Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth,” Rachel Maddow
“Catch and Kill,” Ronan Farrow; “Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White),” Meryl Streep (and full cast).

Best comedy album:
“Black Mitzvah,” Tiffany Haddish
“I Love Everything,” Patton Oswalt
“The Pale Tourist,” Jim Gaffigan
“Paper Tiger,” Bill Burr
“23 Hours to Kill,” Jerry Seinfeld

Best compilation soundtrack for visual media:
“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”
“Bill & Ted Face the Music”
“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga”
“Frozen 2”
“Jojo Rabbit”

Best score soundtrack for visual media:
“Ad Astra,” Max Richter
“Becoming,” Kamasi Washington
“Joker,” Hildur Guðnadóttir
“1917,” Thomas Newman
“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,” John Williams

Producer of the year, non-classical:
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
Dave Cobb
Flying Lotus
Andrew Watt

Best music video:
“Brown Skin Girl,” Beyoncé
“Life Is Good,” Future featuring Drake
“Lockdown,” Anderson .Paak
“Adore You,” Harry Styles
“Goliath,” Woodkid

Best music film:
“Beastie Boys Story,” Beastie Boys
“Black Is King,” Beyoncé
“We Are Freestyle Love Supreme,” Freestyle Love Supreme (including Lin-Manuel Miranda)
“Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice,” Linda Ronstadt
“That Little Ol’ Band from Texas,” ZZ Top

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