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Last night for the first time ever Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion took over the GRAMMY stage to perform their mega hit WAP. Megan kicked things off as she performed her hit songs “Body” and “Savage” before Cardi appeared and performed her new single “Up.”

The two then ended the set performing their hit single “WAP.” Performing at the GRAMMY’s wasn’t the only highlight last night for Meg, as she took home three GRAMMY’s awards including Best New Artist and Best Rap Song for “Savage” featuring Beyoncé.

 

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Just one week left until before Music’s Biggest Night, the recording academy has finally announced the performers for the 63rd annual Grammy Awards. With a mixture of live and taped appearances shot in downtown Los Angeles, the Recording Academy has announced Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Lil Baby, and Roddy Ricch, Post Malone, Doja Cat, DaBaby, Taylor Swift, and Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, BTS, Harry Styles, Bad Bunny, John Mayer, and Chris Martin will hit GRAMMY the stage.

The 63rd annual Grammys, hosted by Trevor Noah, will air on CBS on Sunday, March 14, at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT.

Music’s biggest night is set to air on January 31st live on CBS hosted by Trevor Noah but before the annual award ceremony airs the GRAMMY committee took today to announce the 2021 nominees.

Leading this year with 9 nominations is Beyonce, including Record and Song of the Year. Followed by trio Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch, and Taylor Swift who all bagged 6 nominations, and Megan the Stallion snagged two nominations for categories including Best New Artist and Record of the Year. Check out the full nominations below.

63rd Annual Grammy Awards Nominations

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Black Parade” – Beyoncé
“Colors” – Black Pumas
“Rockstar” – DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch
“Say So” – Doja Cat
“Everything I Wanted” – Billie Eilish
“Don’t Start Now” – Dua Lipa
“Circles” – Post Malone
“Savage” – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé

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

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Black Parade” – Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk & Rickie “Caso” Tice, songwriters (Beyoncé)
“The Box” – Samuel Gloade & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Roddy Ricch)
“Cardigan” – Aaron Dessner & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)
“Circles” – Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Austin Post & Billy Walsh, songwriters (Post Malone)
“Don’t Start Now” – Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Dua Lipa & Emily Warren, songwriters (Dua Lipa)
“Everything I Wanted” – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
“I Can’t Breathe” – Dernst Emile II, H.E.R. & Tiara Thomas, songwriters (H.E.R.)
“If the World Was Ending” – Julia Michaels & JP Saxe, songwriters (JP Saxe feat. Julia Michaels)
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 & Tainy
“Intentions” – Justin Bieber feat. Quavo
“Dynamite” – BTS
“Rain on Me” – Lady Gaga With Ariana Grande
“Exile” – Taylor Swift feat. Bon Iver

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
Changes – Justin Bieber
Chromatica – Lady Gaga
Future Nostalgia – Dua Lipa
Fine Line – Harry Styles
Folklore – Taylor Swift

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Lightning & Thunder” – Jhené Aiko feat. John Legend
“Black Parade” – Beyoncé
“All I Need” – Jacob Collier feat. Mahalia & Ty Dolla $Ign
“Goat Head” – Brittany Howard
“See Me” – Emily King

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Sit On Down” – The Baylor Project feat. Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor
“Wonder What She Thinks of Me” – Chloe X Halle
“Let Me Go” – Mykal Kilgore
“Anything For You” – Ledisi
“Distance” – Yebba

BEST R&B SONG
“Better Than I Imagine” – Robert Glasper feat. H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello
“Black Parade” – Beyoncé
“Collide” – Tiana Major9 & Earthgang
“Do It” – Chloe X Halle
“Slow Down” – Skip Marley & H.E.R.

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 Love/D – Luke James
Bigger Love – John Legend
All Rise – Gregory Porter

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“Deep Reverence” – Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle
“Bop” – DaBaby
“What’s Poppin” – Jack Harlow
“The Bigger Picture” – Lil Baby
“Savage” – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé
“Dior” – Pop Smoke

BEST MELODIC RAP PERFORMANCE
“Rockstar” – DaBaby feat. Roddy Ricch
“Laugh Now, Cry Later” – Drake feat. Lil Durk
“Lockdown” – Anderson .Paak
“The Box” – Roddy Ricch
“Highest in the Room” – Travis Scott

BEST RAP SONG
“The Bigger Picture” – Dominique Jones, Noah Pettigrew & Rai’shaun Williams, Songwriters (Lil Baby)
“The Box” – Samuel Gloade & Rodrick Moore, Songwriters (Roddy Ricch)
“Laugh Now, Cry Later” – Durk Banks, Rogét Chahayed, Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Ron Latour & Ryan Martinez, Songwriters (Drake feat. Lil Durk)
“Rockstar” – Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, Ross Joseph Portaro Iv & 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 & Anthony White, songwriters (Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Black Habits – D Smoke
Alfredo – Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
A Written Testimony – Jay Electronica
King’s Disease – Nas
The Allegory Royce – Da 5’9″

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

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 feat. Drake
“Lockdown” – Anderson .Paak
“Adore You” – Harry Styles
“Goliath” – Woodkid

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H.E.R. hit the GRAMMY stage again this year. The Grammy-award winner started on the piano, being backed by a string section and a chorus of singers as she performed her new soulful single Sometimes.

Right after the performance, H.E.R. unleashed the studio version check it out below.

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Tyler The Creator made his GRAMMY debut performance tonight as he brought his IGOR hits to life. Starting his set off with the help of Charlie Wilson and Boyz II Men with “EARFQUAKE” around a campfire while donning his signature blonde wig. Tyler then switched things up when he performed “NEW MAGIC WAND” while joined by several Tyler ook-alikes.

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Up for 5 Grammy nominations, Arina Grande made her return to the GRAMMY awards. Starting things off with her single Imagine, before turning things up and Pink with her Rodgers and Hammerstein sampled track “7 rings.” She then ended the performance with “thank u, next”

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Woman of the night Lizzo opened up the 62nd GRAMMY Awards. Tonight is for Kobe!” she said before starting her performance of song Jerome and her chart-topping single Truth Hurts.

The night has already proven to be a success for Lizzo as she has already won three awards including Best Urban Contemporary Album (Cuz I Love You), Best Traditional R&B Performance (“Jerome”), and Best Pop Solo Performance for “Truth Hurts.” Check out her performance below.

 

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It’s that time again, as we prepare for another GRAMMY’s season, the recording academy announced the nominees for the 62nd annual award show.

Leading the pack of nominations this year is Lizzo with eight, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best New Artist and Additionally, Best Urban Contemporary Album and Best R&B Performance for and Best Traditional R&B Performance. Following behind her with 6 nominations is Lil Nas X and Billie Eillish. Hosted by Alicia Keys for the second time in the row, the GRAMMY’s will air live on Aring live Sunday January 26th at the STAPLES Center and will be broadcast live on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m.

62nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominations
RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Hey, Ma” – Bon Iver
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Hard Place” – H.E.R.
“Talk” – Khalid
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray Cyrus
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“Sunflower” – Post Malone & Swae Lee

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
I, I – Bon Iver
Norman F-ing Rockwell! – Lana Del Rey
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
I Used To Know Her – H.E.R.
7 – Lil Nas X
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

SONG OF THE YEAR
“Always Remember Us This Way” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Lori McKenna, songwriters (Lady Gaga)
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)
“Bring My Flowers Now” – Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth, Tim Hanseroth & Tanya Tucker, songwriters (Tanya Tucker)
“Hard Place” – Ruby Amanfu, Sam Ashworth, D. Arcelious Harris. H.E.R. & Rodney Jerkins, songwriters (H.E.R.)
“Lover” – Taylor Swift, songwriter (Taylor Swift)
“Norman F-ing Rockwell” – Jack Antonoff & Lana Del Rey, songwriters (Lana Del Rey)
“Someone You Loved” – Tom Barnes, Lewis Capaldi, Pere Kelleher, Benjamin Kohn & Sam Roman, songwriters (Lewis Capaldi)
“Truth Hurts” – Steven Cheung, Eric Frederic, Melissa Jefferson & Jesse Saint John, songwriters (Lizzo)

BEST NEW ARTIST
Black Pumas
Billie Eilish
Lil Nas X
Lizzo
Maggie Rogers
Rosalía
Tank and the Bangas
Yola

BEST POP SOLO PERFORMANCE
“Spirit” – Beyoncé
“Bad Guy” – Billie Eilish
“7 Rings” – Ariana Grande
“Truth Hurts” – Lizzo
“You Need To Calm Down” – Taylor Swift

BEST POP DUO/GROUP PERFORMANCE
“Boyfriend” – Ariana Grande & Social House
“Sucker” – Jonas Brothers
“Old Town Road” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus
“Señorita” – Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM
The Lion King: The Gift – Beyoncé
When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go – Billie Eilish
Thank U, Next – Ariana Grande
No. 6 Collaborations Project – Ed Sheeran
Lover – Taylor Swift

BEST ROCK PERFORMANCE
“Pretty Waste” – Bones UK
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr.
“History Repeats” – Brittany Howard
“Woman” – Karen O & Danger Mouse
“Too Bad” – Rival Sons

BEST R&B PERFORMANCE
“Love Again” – Daniel Caesar & Brandy
“Could’ve Been” – H.E.R. & Bryson Tiller
“Exactly How I Feel” – Lizzo & Gucci Mane
“Roll Some Mo” – Lucky Daye
“Come Home” – Anderson .Paak & André 3000

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE
“Time Today” – BJ The Chicago Kid
“Steady Love” – India.Arie
“Jerome” – Lizzo
“Real Games” – Lucky Daye
“Built For Love” – PJ Morton & Jazmine Sullivan

BEST R&B SONG
“Could’ve Been” – Dernst Emile Ii, David “Swagg R’celious” Harris, H.E.R. & Hue “Soundzfire” Strother, Songwriters (H.E.R. Ft. Bryson Tiller)
“Look At Me Now” – Emily King & Jeremy Most, Songwriters (Emily King)
“No Guidance” – Chris Brown, Tyler James Bryant, Nija Charles, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Michee Patrick Lebrun, Joshua Lewis, Noah Shebib & Teddy Walton, Songwriters (Chris Brown Ft. Drake)
“Roll Some Mo” – David Brown, Dernst Emile Ii & Peter Lee Johnson, Songwriters (Lucky Daye)
“Say So” – Pj Morton, Songwriter (Pj Morton Ft. Jojo)

BEST URBAN CONTEMPORARY ALBUM
Apollo XXI – Steve Lacy
Cuz I Love You (Deluxe) – Lizzo
Overload – Georgia Anne Muldrow
Saturn – Nao
Being Human In Public – Jessie Reyez

BEST R&B ALBUM
1123 – BJ The Chicago Kid
Painted – Lucky Daye
Ella Mai – Ella Mai
Paul – PJ Morton
Ventura – Anderson .Paak

BEST RAP PERFORMANCE
“Middle Child” – J.Cole
“Suge” – DaBaby
“Down Bad” – Dreamville ft. J.I.D, Bas, J. Cole, Earthgang & Young Nudy
“Racks In The Middle” – Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy
“Clout” – Offset ft. Cardi B

BEST RAP/SUNG COLLABORATION
“Higher” – DJ Khaled ft. Nipsey Hussle & John Legend
“Drip Too Hard” – Lil Baby & Gunna
“Panini” – Lil Nas X
“Ballin” – Mustard ft. Roddy Ricch
“The London” – Young Thug ft. J. Cole & Travis Scott

BEST RAP SONG
“Bad Idea” – Chancelor Bennett, Cordae Dunston, Uforo Ebong & Daniel Hackett, songwriters (YBN Cordae ft. Chance The Rapper)
“Gold Roses” – Noel Cadastre, Aubrey Graham, Anderson Hernandez, Khristopher Riddick-tynes, William Leonard Roberts Ii, Joshua Quinton Scruggs, Leon Thomas Iii & Ozan Yildirim, songwriters (Rick Ross ft. Drake)
“A Lot” – Jermaine Cole, Dacoury Natche, 21 Savage & Anthony White, songwriters (21 Savage ft. J. Cole)
“Racks In The Middle” – Ermias Asghedom, Dustin James Corbett, Greg Allen Davis, Chauncey Hollis, Jr. & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Nipsey Hussle ft. Roddy Ricch & Hit-Boy)
“Suge” – DaBaby, Jetsonmade & Pooh Beatz, songwriters (DaBaby)

BEST RAP ALBUM
Revenge Of The Dreamers III – Dreamville
Championships – Meek Mill
i am > i was – 21 Savage
IGOR – Tyler, The Creator
The Lost Boy – YBN Cordae

BEST COMPILATION SOUNDTRACK FOR VISUAL MEDIA
The Lion King: The Songs – (Various Artists)
Quentin Tarantino’s Once Upon A Time In Hollywood – (Various Artists)
Rocketman – Taron Egerton
Spider-man: Into The Spider-Verse – (Various Artists)
A Star Is Born – Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA
“The Ballad Of The Lonesome Cowboy” – Randy Newman, songwriter (Chris Stapleton); Track from: “Toy Story 4”
“Girl In The Movies” – Dolly Parton & Linda Perry, songwriters (Dolly Parton); Track from: “Dumplin’”
“I’ll Never Love Again (Film Version)” – Natalie Hemby, Lady Gaga, Hillary Lindsey & Aaron Raitiere, songwriters (Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper); Track from: A Star Is Born
“Spirit” – Beyoncé Knowles-Carter, Timothy McKenzie & Ilya Salmanzadeh, songwriters (Beyoncé); Track from: “The Lion King”
“Suspirium” – Thom Yorke, songwriter (Thom Yorke); Track from: “Suspiria”

PRODUCER OF THE YEAR, NON-CLASSICAL
Jack Antonoff
Dan Auerbach
John Hill
Finneas
Ricky Reed

BEST MUSIC VIDEO
“We’ve Got To Try” – The Chemical Brothers, Ellie Fry, video director; Ninian Doff, video producer
“This Land” – Gary Clark Jr., Savanah Leaf, video director; Alicia Martinez, video producer
“Cellophane” – FKA twigs, Andrew Thomas Huang, video director; Alex Chamberlain, video producer
“Old Town Road (Official Movie)” – Lil Nas X & Billy Ray Cyrus, Calmatic, video director; Candice Dragonas, Melissa Larsen & Saul Levitz, video producers
“Glad He’s Gone” – Tove Lo, Vania Heymann & Gal Muggia, video directors; Natan Schottenfels, video producer

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Last night the GRAMMYs took over the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Hosted by Alicia Keys, music’s biggest night was packed with performances from Camilla Cabello and Young Thug, Janelle Monáe, Cardi B, Post Malone, H.E.R., Travis Scott, Jennifer Lopez, Shawn Mendes, Lady Gaga, Red Hot Chili Peppers, the iconic Diana Ross, and more.

Janelle Monae

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H.E.R.

Post Malone and Red Hot Chili Peppers

Travis Scott with James Blake, Earth, Wind & Fire, and Mike Dean

Chloe and Halle – Where Is the Love ( Donny Hathaway tribute)

Yolanda Adams, Fantasia, and Audra Day – Aretha Franklin Tribute

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With the GRAMMY’s airing live this Sunday the music academy continues to add more artist to their line up. In a tweet shared this morning, the GRAMMY’s announced Lady Gaga, Fantasia, ChloeXHalle Travis Scott, St. Vincent, and Andra Day. Mark Ronson and Dua Lipa will hit the stage.

They also joing previously announced performers that includes Cardi B, Camila Cabello, Janelle Monae, and more. The GRAMMY’s also announced that Jennifer Lopez will give a Motown tribute ar this years cerimony. This did not go well with Twitter as a lot of people asked Why J.lo? This is a good question to ask seeing as we are celebrating Motwon and with it being Black History month, one has to ask where are the black singers and why did J.lo even agree to do this? The GRAMMY’S will air live this Sunday at 8 p.m. on CBS.