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Grammy Awards: Beyoncé Tops With Nine Nominations

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The queen of pop Beyoncé topped the Grammy nominations on Tuesday, with nine nominations including the most prestigious categories of Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

At 39 years old and already 24 Grammys to her credit, Beyoncé is ahead of British singer Dua Lipa, American Taylor Swift, and rapper Roddy Ricch, who each won six nominations. The winners will be announced on January 31, 2021.

Here are the nominations in the main categories:

Record of the Year
Beyoncé – “Black Parade”
Black Pumas – “Colors”
DaBaby ft. Roddy Ricch – “Rockstar”
Doja Cat – “Say So”
Billie Eilish – “Everything I Wanted”
Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”
Post Malone – “Circles”
Megan Thee Stallion ft. Beyoncé – “Savage”

Album of the Year
Jhené Aiko –  Chilombo
Black Pumas –  Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition)
Coldplay –  Everyday Life
Jacob Collier –  Djesse Vol. 3
Haim –  Women In Music Pt. III
Dua Lipa –  Future Nostalgia
Post Malone –  Hollywood’s Bleeding
Taylor Swift –  Folklore

Song of the Year
Beyoncé – “Black Parade”
Roddy Ricch – “The Box”
Taylor Swift – “Cardigan”
Post Malone – “Circles”
Dua Lipa – “Don’t Start Now”
Billie Eilish – “Everything I Wanted”
HER – ” I Can’t Breathe ”
JP Saxe ft. Julia Michaels – “If the World Was Ending”

Best New Artist
Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Chika
Noah Cyrus
D Smoke
Doja Cat
Kaytranada
Megan Thee Stallion

Best Pop Duo / Group Performance
J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy – “Un Dia (One Day)”
Justin Bieber ft. Quavo – “Intentions”
BTS – “Dynamite”
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande – “Rain On Me”
Taylor Swift ft. Bon Iver – “Exile”

Best Pop Vocal Album
Justin Bieber –  Changes
Lady Gaga –  Chromatica
Dua Lipa –  Future Nostalgia
Harry Styles –  Fine Line
Taylor Swift –  Folklore

Best Dance / Electronic Album
Arca –  Kick I
Baauer –  Planet’s Mad
Disclosure –  Energy
Kaytranada –  Bubba
Madeon –  Good Faith

Best Rock Performance
Fiona Apple – “Shameika”
Big Thief – “Not”
Phoebe Bridgers – “Kyoto”
HAIM – “The Steps”
Brittany Howard – “Stay High”
Grace Potter – “Daylight”

Best Metal Performance
Body Count – “Bum-Rush”
Code Orange – “Underneath”
In the Moment – “The In-Between”
Poppy – “Bloodmoney”
Power Trip – “Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Ax) – Live”

Best Rock Song
Phoebe Bridgers – “Kyoto”
Tame Impala – “Lost in Yesterday”
Big Thief – “Not”
Fiona Apple – “Shameika”
Brittany Howard – “Stay High”

Best Rock Album
Fontaines DC –  A Hero’s Death
Michael Kiwanuka –  Kiwanuka
Grace Potter –  Daylight
Sturgill Simpson –  Sound and Fury
The Strokes –  The New Abnormal

Best Alternative Music Album
Fiona Apple –  Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Beck –  Hyperspace
Phoebe Bridgers –  Punisher
Brittany Howard –  Jaime
Tame Impala –  The Slow Rush

Source: Naija News