Grammys 2021: The Full List of Winners

Every one of the 2021 Grammys winners.

The 63rd annual Grammys are here. And it’s one of the most competitive outings in recent memory.

There’s a ton of regulars, of course. Beyoncé leads this year’s nominees with nine nods (including “Song of The Year” and “Record of The Year,” “Best R&B Performance,” and “Best Rap Song,”) followed by a three-way tie between Taylor Swift, Roddy Rich, and Dua Lipa with six nominations each.

This year’s nomieess also notably feature a number of relative newcomers. Fresh off a breakout year, Megan Thee Stallion is up for four awards this year, including “Best New Artist,” “Best Rap Song,” “Best Rap Performance,” and “Record of The Year,” all for the remix of “Savage.” Phoebe Bridgers matches the Houston rapper with her own four nods in “Best New Artist,” “Best Alternative Music Album,” “Best Rock Performance,” and “Best Rock Song,” where she’ll square up with Fiona Apple’s “Shameika.”

Amongst this year’s Grammys categories, “Best Rap Album” will surely be one to watch with Freddie Gibbs and Alchemist’s Alfredo, Nas’ King’s Disease, Jay Electronica’s A Written Testimony, Royce Da 5’9″‘s The Allegory, and D Smoke’s Black Habits, all contending for hip-hop’s institutionally recognized crown. Whoever wins will take home the first golden gramaphone of their career.

Yeah, it’s a lot to follow. But we’ll be keeping track of all the Grammys action throughout the night and updating this space as winners are announced.

Check out the full list of nominees via The Recording Academy and keep an eye on us for the latest from this year’s Grammys ceremony.

Best New Artist

Ingrid Andress
Phoebe Bridgers
Noah Cyrus
D Smoke
Doja Cat
Winner: Megan Thee Stallion

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Winner: Bubba – Kaytranada
Kick I – Arca
Energy – Disclosure
Planet’s Mad – Baauer
Good Faith – Madeon

Best Dance Recording

Winnner: “10%” – Kaytranada featuring Kali Uchis
“On My Mind” – Diplo & Sidepiece
“My High” – Disclosure, Aminé and Slowthai
“The Difference” – Flume featuring Toro y Moi
“Both of Us” – Jayda G

Best Rock Performance

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

Best Rock Song

Winner: “Stay High” — Brittany Howard
“Kyoto” — Phoebe Bridgers
“Lost in Yesterday” — Tame Impala
“Not”— Big Thief
“Shameika” — Fiona Apple

Best Rock Album

“A Hero’s Death” — Fontaines D.C.
“Kiwanuka” — Michael Kiwanuka
“Daylight” — Grace Potter
“Sound & Fury” — Sturgill Simpson
Winner: “The New Abnormal” — The Strokes  

Best Alternative Music Album

Winner: Fetch the Bolt Cutters — Fiona Apple 
Hyperspace — Beck
Punisher — Phoebe Bridgers
Jaime — Brittany Howard
The Slow Rush — Tame Impala

Best Gospel Album

Winner: Gospel According to PJ – PJ Morton
2econd Wind: ReadY – Anthony Brown & group therAPy
My Tribute – Myron Butler
Choirmaster – Ricky Dillard
Kierra – Kierra Sheard

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Winner: Jesus Is King – Kanye West
Run to The Father – Cody Carnes
All of My Best Friends – Hillsong Young & Free
Holy Water – We the Kingdom
Citizen of Heaven – Tauren Wells

Best R&B Performance

Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend — “Lightning & Thunder”
Winner: Beyoncé — “Black Parade”
Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign — “All I Need”
Brittany Howard — “Goat Head”
Emily King — “See Me”

Best Progressive R&B Album

Jhené Aiko — Chilombo
Chloe x Halle — Ungodly Hour
Free Nationals — Free Nationals
Robert Glasper — Fuck Yo Feelings
Winner: Thundercat — It Is What It Is

Best Traditional R&B Performance: 

The Baylor Project featuring Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor — “Sit On Down”
Chloe x Halle — “Wonder What She Thinks of Me”
Mykal Kilgore — “Let Me Go”
Winner: Ledisi — “Anything for You”
Yebba — “Distance”

Best R&B Song

Winner: Robert Glasper featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello — “Better Than I Imagine”
Beyoncé — “Black Parade”
Tiana Major9 & EarthGang — “Collide”
Chloe x Halle — “Do It”
Skip Marley & H.E.R. — “Slow Down”

Best Music Video

Winner: “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé, Saint Jhn & Wizkid Featuring Blue Ivy Carter
“Life Is Good” – Future Featuring Drake
“Lockdown” – Anderson .Paak
“Adore You” – Harry Styles
“Goliath” – Woodkid

Best R&B Album

Ant Clemons — Happy 2 Be Here
Giveon — Take Time
Luke James — To Feel Love/D
Winner: John Legend — Bigger Love
Gregory Porter — All Rise
John Legend — Bigger Love

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean featuring Nipsey Hussle — “Deep Reverence”
DaBaby — “Bop”
Jack Harlow  — “Whats Poppin”
Lil Baby — “The Bigger Picture”
Winner: Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — “Savage”
Pop Smoke — “Dior”

Best Melodic Rap Performance

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
Drake featuring Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
Winner: Anderson .Paak — “Lockdown”
Roddy Ricch — “The Box”
Travis Scott — “Highest in the Room”

Best Rap Song

Lil Baby — The Bigger Picture”
Roddy Ricch — “The Box”
Drake featuring Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”
DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
Winner: Megan thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé —”Savage”

Best Rap Album

D Smoke — Black Habits
Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist — Alfredo
Jay Electronica — A Written Testimony
Winner: Nas — King’s Disease
Royce da 5’9″ — The Allegory 

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 
Winner: Taylor Swift — Folklore

Song of the Year

Beyoncé — “Black Parade”
Roddy Ricch — “The Box”
Taylor Swift — “Cardigan”
Post Malone — “Circles” Post Malone
Dua Lipa — “Don’t Start Now” Dua Lipa
Billie Eilish — “Everything I Wanted” Billie Eilish
Winner: H.E.R. — “I Can’t Breath”
Saxe featuring Michaels — “If the World Was Ending”

Record of the Year

Beyoncé — “Black Parade”
Black Pumas — “Colors”
DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”
Doja Cat — “Say So”
Winner: Billie Eilish — “Everything I Wanted”
Dua Lipa — “Don’t Start Now”
Post Malone — “Circles”
Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — “Savage”





Zo is a staff writer at Okayplayer where he covers music.

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