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Grammy Awards 2021 Winners: Live Updates

The 2021 Grammy Awards are set to take place from today, live from the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.

Despite releasing only one song in 2020, Beyoncé is the most nominated artist at the 2021 ceremony, leading with nine nominations. Other multiple award nominees include Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch and Taylor Swift, who each have six nominations. As for the biggest award of the night, Album of the Year, Swift, Lipa and Haim are just a few of the artists nominated.

Several winners have already been announced, with Fiona Apple taking home Best Rock Performance and Best Rock Album for ‘Shameika’ and Fetch the Bolt Cutters respectively. Kaytranada also picked up two awards, snagging Best Dance Recording for his Kali Uchis collab ‘10%’ and Best Dance/Electronic Album with Bubba. 

The Strokes took home Best Rock Album with The New Abnormal, while Best Rap Performance went to Megan Thee Stallion and Beyoncé for ‘Savage’.

The ceremony is set to be broadcast in Australia from 11am AEDT via Network Ten. If you can’t watch, we’ll be updating winners as they’re announced below.

Record of the Year

Beyoncé – ‘Black Parade’

Black Pumas – ‘Colors’

DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch – ‘Rockstar’

Doja Cat – ‘Say So’

Billie Eilish – ‘Everything I Wanted’ (WINNER)

Dua Lipa – ‘Don’t Start Now’

Post Malone – ‘Circles’

Megan Thee Stallion feat. 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 (WINNER)

Song of the Year

‘Black Parade – Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Rickie “Caso” Tice, songwriters (Beyoncé)

‘The Box’ – Samuel Gloade and Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Roddy Ricch)

‘Cardigan’ — Aaron Dessner and Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

‘Circles’ — Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Austin Post and Billy Walsh, songwriters (Post Malone)

‘Don’t Start Now’ — Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Dua Lipa and Emily Warren, songwriters (Dua Lipa)

‘Everything I Wanted’ — Billie Eilish O’Connell and Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

‘I Can’t Breathe’ — Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. and Tiara Thomas, songwriters (H.E.R.) (WINNER)

‘If The World Was Ending’ — Julia Michaels and JP Saxe, songwriters (JP Saxe featuring Julia Michaels)

Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Chika

Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat

Kaytranada

Megan Thee Stallion (WINNER)

Best Pop Solo Performance

Justin Bieber – ‘Yummy’

Doja Cat – ‘Say So’

Billie Eilish – ‘Everything I Wanted’

Dua Lipa – ‘Don’t Start Now’

Harry Styles – ‘Watermelon Sugar’ (WINNER)

Taylor Swift – ‘Cardigan’

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny and Tainy – ‘Un Dia (One Day)’

Justin Bieber feat. Quavo – ‘Intentions’

BTS – ‘Dynamite’

‘Rain on Me’ – Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande (WINNER)

Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver – ‘Exile’

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Burt Bacharach and Daniel Tashian – Blue Umbrella

Harry Connick Jr. – True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter

James Taylor – American Standard (WINNER)

Rufus Wainwright – Unfollow the Rules

Renée Zellweger – Judy

Best Pop Vocal Album

Justin Bieber – Changes

Lady Gaga – Chromatica

Dua Lipa – Future Nostalgia (WINNER)

Harry Styles – Fine Line

Taylor Swift – Folklore 

Best Dance Recording

Diplo and SIDEPIECE – ‘On My Mind’

Disclosure feat. Aminé and Slowthai – ‘My High’

Flume feat. Toro Y Moi – ‘The Difference’

Kaytranada feat. Kali Uchis – ‘10%’ (WINNER)

Jayda G – ‘Both of Us’

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Arca – Kick i

Bauuer – Planet’s Mad

Disclosure – Energy

Kaytranada – Bubba (WINNER)

Madeon – Good Faith

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah – Axiom

Jon Batiste –Chronology of a Dream: Live at the Village Vanguard

Black Violin – Take the Stairs

Grégoire Maret, Romain Collin & Bill Frisell – Americana

Snarky Puppy – Live at the Royal Albert Hall (WINNER) 

Best Rock Performance

Fiona Apple – ‘Shameika’ (WINNER)


Big Thief – ‘Not’

Phoebe Bridgers – ‘Kyoto’

Haim – ‘The Steps’

Brittany Howard – ‘Stay High’

Grace Potter – Daylight’

Best Metal Performance

Body Count – ‘Bum-Rush’ (WINNER)

Code Orange – ‘Underneath’

In This Moment – ‘The In-Between’

Poppy – ‘Bloodmoney’

Power Trip – ‘Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe) – Live’

Best Rock Song

‘Shameika’ – Fiona Apple, songwriter (Fiona Apple)

‘Kyoto’ – Phoebe Bridgers, Morgan Nagler and Marshall Vore, songwriters (Phoebe Bridgers)

‘Stay High’ – Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard) – WINNER

‘Not’ –  Adrianne Lenker, songwriter (Big Thief)

‘Lost in Yesterday’ – Kevin Parker, songwriter (Tame Impala)

Best Rock Album

Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death

Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka

Grace Potter – Daylight

The Strokes – The New Abnormal (WINNER)

Sturgill Simpson – Sound & Fury

Best Alternative Music Album

Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters (WINNER)

Beck – Hyperspace

Phoebe Bridgers – Punisher

Brittany Howard – Jaime

Tame Impala – The Slow Rush 

Best Progressive R&B Album

Jhené Aiko – Chilombo

Chloe X Halle – Ungodly Hour

Free Nationals – Free Nationals

Robert Glasper – Fuck Yo Feelings

Thundercat – It Is What It Is (WINNER)

Best R&B Performance

Lightning & Thunder – Jhené Aiko feat. John Legend

Beyoncé – ‘Black Parade (WINNER)

Jacob Collier feat. Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign – ‘All I Need’

Brittany Howard – ‘Goat Head’

Emily King – ‘See Me’

Best Traditional R&B Performance

The Baylor Project feat. Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor – ‘Sit on Down’

Chloe X Halle – ‘Wonder What She Thinks of Me’

Ledisi – Anything for You’ (WINNER)

Mykal Kilgore – ‘Let Me Go’

Yebba – ‘Distance’

Best R&B Song

‘Better Than I Imagine” — Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello and Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Robert Glasper feat. H.E.R. and Meshell Ndegeocello) (WINNER)

‘Black Parade’ – Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk and Rickie “Caso” Tice, songwriters (Beyoncé)

‘Collide’ – Sam Barsh, Stacey Barthe, Sonyae Elise, Olu Fann, Akil King, Josh Lopez, Kaveh Rastegar and Benedetto Rotondi, songwriters (Tiana Major9 and EARTHGANG)

‘Do It’ – Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Anton Kuhl, Victoria Monét, Scott Storch and Vincent Van Den Ende, songwriters

‘Slow Down’ — Nasri Atweh, Badriia Bourelly, Skip Marley, Ryan Williamson and Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Skip Marley and H.E.R.)

Best R&B Album

Ant Clemons – Happy 2 Be Here

Giveon – Take Time

Luke James – To Feel Love/D

John Legends – Bigger Love (WINNER)

Gregory Porter – All Rise

Best Melodic Rap Performance

Dababy feat. Roddy Ricch – ‘Rockstar’

Drake feat. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Anderson .Paak – ‘Lockdown’ (WINNER)

Roddy Ricch – ‘The Box’

Travis Scott – ‘Highest in the Room’

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle –’Deep Reverence’

DaBaby – ‘Bop’

Jack Harlow – ‘What’s Poppin’

Lil Baby – ‘The Bigger Picture’

Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé – ‘Savage’ (WINNER)

Pop Smoke – ‘Dior’

Best Melodic Rap Performance

DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch – ‘Rockstar’

Drake feat. Lil Durk – ‘Laugh Now Cry Later’

Anderson .Paak – ‘Lockdown’ (WINNER)

Roddy Ricch – ‘The Box’

Travis Scott – ‘Highest in the Room’

Best Rap Song

‘The Bigger Picture’ — Dominique Jones, Noah Pettigrew and Rai’shaun Williams, Songwriters (Lil Baby)

‘The Box’ — Larrance Dopson, Samuel Gloade, Rodrick Moore, Adarius Moragne, Eric Sloan and Khirye Anthony Tyler, songwriters (Roddy Ricch)

‘Laugh Now Cry Later’ — Durk Banks, Rogét Chahayed, Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Ron Latour and Ryan Martinez, songwriters (Drake feat. Lil Durk)

‘Rockstar’ — Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, Ross Joseph Portaro IV and Rodrick Moore, songwriters (DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch)

‘Savage’ — Beyoncé, Shawn Carter, Brittany Hazzard, Derrick Milano, Terius Nash, Megan Pete, Bobby Session Jr., Jordan Kyle Lanier Thorpe and Anthony White, songwriters (Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé) (WINNER)

Best Rap Album

D Smoke – Black Habits

Freddie Gibbs and the Alchemist – Alfredo

Jay Electronica – A Written Testimony

Nas – King’s Disease (WINNER)

Royce da 5’9″ – The Allegory

Best Country Solo Performance

Eric Church – ‘Stick That in Your Country Song’

Brandy Clark – ‘Who You Thought I Was’

Vince Gill – ‘When My Amy Prays’ (WINNER)

Mickey Guyton – ‘Black Like Me’

Miranda Lambert – ‘Bluebird’

Best Country Duo/Group Performance

Brothers Osborne – ‘All Night’

Dan + Shay and Justin Bieber – ‘10,000 Hours’ (WINNER)

Lady A – ‘Ocean’

Little Big Town – ‘Sugar Coat’

Old Dominion – ‘Some People Do’

Best Country Song

Miranda Lambert – ‘Bluebird’

Maren Morris – ‘The Bones’

The Highwomen – ‘Crowded Table’ (WINNER)

Ingrid Andress – ‘More Hearts than Mine’

Old Dominion – ‘Some People Do’

Best Country Album

Little Big Town – Nightfall

Miranda Lambert – Wildcard (WINNER)

Ashley McBryde – Never Will

Ingrid Andress – Lady Like

Brandy Clark – Your Life Is a Record 

Best Latin Pop Album or Urban Album

Bad Bunny – YHLQMDLG (WINNER)


Camilo – Por Primera Vez

Kany García – Mesa Para Dos

Ricky Martin – Pausa

Debi Nova – 3:33

Best Latin Rock or Alternative Album

Bajofondo – Aura

Cami – Monstruo

Cultura Profética – Sobrevolando

Lido Pimienta – Miss Colombia

Fita Páez – La Conquista del Espacio (WINNER)

Best American Roots Song

The Secret Sisters – ‘Cabin’

Sierra Hull – ‘Ceiling to the Floor’

Sarah Jarosz – ‘Hometown’

John Prine – ‘I Remember Everything’ (WINNER)

Lucinda Williams – ‘Man Without a Soul’

Best American Roots Performance

Black Pumas – ‘Colors’

Bonny Light Horseman – ‘Deep in Love’

Brittany Howard – ‘Short and Sweet’

Norah Jones and Mavis Staples – ‘I’ll Be Gone’

John Prine – I Remember Everything (WINNER)

Best Folk Album

Bonny Light Horseman – Bonny Light Horseman

Leonard Cohen – Thanks for the Dance

Laura Marling – Song for Our Daughter

The Secret Sisters – Saturn Return

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings – All the Good Times (WINNER)

Best Reggae Album

Buju Banton – Upside Down 2020

Skip Marley – Higher Place

Maxi Priest – It All Comes Back to Love

Toots & the Maytals – Got to Be Tough (WINNER)

The Wailers – One World

Best Global Music Album

Antibalas – FU Chronicles

Burna Boy – Twice As Tall (WINNER)

Bebel Gilberto – Agora

Anoushka Shankar – Love Letters

Tinariwen – Amadjar

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 (WINNER)

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media

Max Richter – Ad Astra

Kamasi Washington – Becoming

Hildur Guðnadóttir – Joker (WINNER)

Thomas Newman – 1917

John Williams – Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Best Song Written for Visual Media

Taylor Swift – ‘Beautiful Ghosts’

Brandi Carlile – ‘Carried Me With You’

Idina Menzel & Aurora – ‘Into the Unknown’

Billie Eilish – ‘No Time to Die’ (WINNER)

Cynthia Ervio – ‘Stand Up’

Best Music Film

Beastie Boys – Beastie Boys Story

Beyoncé – Black Is King

Freestyle Love Supreme – We Are Freestyle Love Supreme

Linda Ronstadt – Linda Ronstadt: The Sound of My Voice (WINNER)

ZZ Top – That Little Ol’ Band from Texas

Best Music Video

Beyoncé – ‘Brown Skin Girl’ (WINNER)


Future feat. Drake – ‘Life Is Good’

Anderson .Paak – ‘Lockdown’

Harry Styles – ‘Adore You’

Woodkid – ‘Goliath’

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