Grammy Nominations 2021: The total record of nominees may be discovered right here

It’s that time again – the 2021 Grammy Awards nominations will be announced today. The artists and recordings for Album of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Best New Artist, and more will be announced starting at 12:00 p.m. Eastern by Recording Academy Interim President and CEO Harvey Mason Jr. Follow us here when the full list of nominees is released. The Trevor Noah-hosted Grammys will air on CBS Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 8 p.m. Eastern.

At the 2020 Grammy Awards, Billie Eilish won all four major categories. Other notable moments that evening included the first Grammy win for Tyler the creator, multiple wins for Lizzo and Lady Gaga, a pop duo / group win for Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, the Vampire Weekend for best alternative music album posthumous victory for Nipsey Hussle, Rosalía as best Latin rock, urban or alternative album and more. The show included appearances from Eilish, Tyler, Ariana Grande, Lizzo, Lil Nas X with BTS and Nas, Rosalía and more.

Read Pitchfork’s 2020 Grammy Review. Keep up to date with all of Pitchfork’s coverage of the 2021 Grammy Awards.

Producer of the year, not classic
Jack Antonoff
And Auerbach
Dave Cobb
Flying lotus
Andrew Watt

Best engineered album, not classic
Devon Gifillian – Black Hole Rainbow
Katie Pruitt – Expectations
Beck – hyperspace
Brittany Howard – Jaime
Sierra Hull – 25 excursions

Best remix recording
Phil Good – Have You Ever (Rac Mix)
Deadmau5 – Imaginary Friends (Morgan Page Remix)
Jasper Street Co.- Pray For You (Louie Vega Main Mix)
Saint Jhn – Roses (Imanbek Remix)
Bazzi – Young & Alive (Remix by Bazzi vs. Haywire)

Producer of the Year, Classical
Blanton Asplaugh
David Frost
Jesse Lewis
Dmitriy Lipay
Elaine Martone

Best rock performance
Fiona Apple – Shameika
Big thief – don’t
Phoebe Bridgers – Kyoto
Haim – The steps
Brittany Howard – Stay up
Grace Potter – daylight

Best metal performance
Body Count – Bum-Rush
Code Orange – underneath
In the moment – the in-between
Poppy – blood money
Power Trip – executioner tax (ax swing) – Live

Best rock song
Phoebe Bridgers – Kyoto
Tame Impala – Lost Yesterday
Big thief – don’t
Fiona Apple – Shameika
Brittany Howard – Stay up

Best rock album
Fontaines DC – The death of a hero
Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
Grace Potter – daylight
Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury
The Strokes – The New Abnormal

Best alternative music album
Fiona Apple – Get the bolt cutters
Beck – hyperspace
Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher
Brittany Howard – Jaime
Tame Impala – The Slow Onslaught

Best recording package
Coldplay – everyday life
Lil Wayne – funeral
Group love – healer
Caspian – On circles
Desert Sessions – Vols. 11 & 12

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Paul McCartney – Flaming Pie (Collector’s Edition)
Grateful Dead – Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991
Depeche mode – mode
Wilco – Ode to Joy
Various Artists – The Story of Ghostly International

Best album notes
Various Artists – On the Minstrel Show: Minstrel Routines from the Studio 1894-1926
Various Artists – The Bakersfield Sound: Country Music Capital of the West, 1940-1974
The replacements – Dead Man’s Pop
Different artists – The Missing Link: How Gus Haenschen brought us from Joplin to jazz and shaped the music business
Nat Shusloff – Out of the blue

Best New Age Album
Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal and Jesse Paris Smith – Songs from the Bardo
Priya Darshini – periphery
Overlay – Shape // Less
Jim “Kimo” West – More Guitar Stories
Cory Wong & Jon Batiste – meditations

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