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Beyonce is the queen of Grammy nominees, with nine nods. (Photo: Bang ShowBiz)

Beyonce is the queen of Grammy nominees, with nine nods. (Photo: Bang ShowBiz)

Beyoncé is not ready to go quietly into that good night. At 39, she soared to the top of the 2021 Grammys, with a leading nine nominations, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Album of the Year.

It looks like it could be the diva’s year… again.

Taylor Swift will give the R&B singer some competition. Swift scooped six nominations.

Her latest album, “Folklore,” was nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album. The lead single “Cardigan” picked up nods for Song of the Year and Best Pop Solo Performance.

Billie Eilish, Dua Lipa, Post Malone and Doja Cat also scored multiple nominations.

But Beyoncé will definitely be representing old-school R&B.

She’s up against a bunch of youngsters that include Eilish, still a teenager at 18, Lipa, 25, and Megan Thee Stallion, also 25.

Megan is up for Record of the Year for “Savages,” a song that, ironically, features Beyoncé.

The nominations were revealed Today (Nov. 24), and the awards ceremony will be held on Jan. 31.

Beyoncé’s song “Black Parade” will go head-to-head with “Savage” for Record of the Year.

The 39-year-old singer also has been nominated for Best R&B Performance, Best R&B song, Best Music Video and Best Music Film.

“Savage” picked up nods for Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song.

Swift also landed a nod in the Best Pop Duo/Group Performance category with her track “Exile,” which featured Bon Iver

She was also nominated for Best Song Written For Visual Media category for her Cats track “Beautiful Ghosts.”

K-Pop megastars BTS have made history, yet again, for being the first Korean Pop group to be nominated for a major award. Their hit track “Dynamite” landed them a Best Pop Duo/Group Performance nod.

Here are the 2021 Grammy Award nominees in major categories.

Record of the Year
‘Black Parade’ – Beyonce
‘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. Beyonce

Song of the Year
‘Black Parade’ – Beyonce
‘The Box’ – Roddy Ricch
‘Cardigan’ – Taylor Swift
‘Circles’ – Post Malone
‘Don’t Start Now’ – Dua Lipa
‘Everything I Wanted’ – Billie Eilish
‘I Can’t Breathe’ – H.E.R.
‘If The World was Ending’ – JP Saxe feat. Julia Michaels

Album of the Year
‘Chilombo’ – Jhene 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

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

Best Music Video
‘Brown Skin Girl’ – Beyonce
‘Life is Good’ – Future feat. Drake
‘Lockdown’ – Anderson .Paak
‘Adore You’ – Harry Styles
‘Goliath’ – Woodkid

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
‘Una Dia’ – J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy
‘Intentions’ – Justin Bieber feat. Quavo
‘Dynamite’ – BTS
‘Rain on Me’ – Lady Gaga and 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

Here is the complete list:

POP MUSIC

1. Record Of The Year
Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.

BLACK PARADE
Beyoncé
Beyoncé & Derek Dixie, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

COLORS
Black Pumas
Adrian Quesada, producer; Adrian Quesada, engineer/mixer; JJ Golden, mastering engineer

ROCKSTAR
DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
SethinTheKitchen, producer; Derek “MixedByAli” Ali, Chris Dennis & Liz Robson, engineers/mixers; Susan Tabor, mastering engineer

SAY SO
Doja Cat
Tyson Trax, producer; Clint Gibbs, engineer/mixer; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

EVERYTHING I WANTED
Billie Eilish
Finneas O’Connell, producer; Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers/mixers; John Greenham, mastering engineer

DON’T START NOW
Dua Lipa
Caroline Ailin & Ian Kirkpatrick, producers; Josh Gudwin, Drew Jurecka & Ian Kirkpatrick, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

CIRCLES
Post Malone
Louis Bell, Frank Dukes & Post Malone, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

SAVAGE
Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé
Beyoncé & J. White Did It, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

2. Album Of The Year
Award to Artist(s) and to Featured Artist(s), Songwriter(s) of new material, Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s), Mixer(s) and Mastering Engineer(s) credited with at least 33% playing time of the album, if other than Artist.

CHILOMBO
Jhené Aiko
Fisticuffs & Julian-Quán Việt Lê, producers; Fisticuffs, Julian-Quán Việt Lê, Zeke Mishanec, Christian Plata & Gregg Rominiecki, engineers/mixers; Jhené Aiko Efuru Chilombo, Julian-Quán Việt Lê, Maclean Robinson & Brian Keith Warfield, songwriters; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer

BLACK PUMAS (DELUXE EDITION)
Black Pumas
Jon Kaplan & Adrian Quesada, producers; Adrian Quesada, Jacob Sciba, Stuart Sikes & Erik Wofford, engineers/mixers; Eric Burton & Adrian Quesada, songwriters; JJ Golden, mastering engineer

EVERYDAY LIFE
Coldplay
Daniel Green, Bill Rahko & Rik Simpson, producers; Mark “Spike” Stent, engineer/mixer; Guy Berryman, Jonny Buckland, Will Champion & Chris Martin, songwriters; Emily Lazar, mastering engineer

DJESSE VOL.3
Jacob Collier
Jacob Collier, producer; Ben Bloomberg & Jacob Collier, engineers/mixers; Jacob Collier, songwriter; Chris Allgood & Emily Lazar, mastering engineers

WOMEN IN MUSIC PT. III
HAIM
Rostam Batmanglij, Danielle Haim & Ariel Rechtshaid, producers; Rostam Batmanglij, Jasmine Chen, John DeBold, Matt DiMona, Tom Elmhirst, Joey Messina-Doerning & Ariel Rechtshaid, engineers/mixers; Rostam Batmanglij, Alana Haim, Danielle Haim, Este Haim & Ariel Rechtshaid, songwriters; Emily Lazar, mastering engineer

FUTURE NOSTALGIA
Dua Lipa
Koz, producer; Josh Gudwin & Cameron Gower Poole, engineers/mixers; Clarence Coffee Jr. & Dua Lipa, songwriters; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

HOLLYWOOD’S BLEEDING
Post Malone
Louis Bell & Frank Dukes, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Austin Post & Billy Walsh, songwriters; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

FOLKLORE
Taylor Swift
Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner & Taylor Swift, producers; Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner, Serban Ghenea, John Hanes, Jonathan Low & Laura Sisk, engineers/mixers; Aaron Dessner & Taylor Swift, songwriters; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer

3. Song Of The Year
A Songwriter(s) Award. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.

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 Featuring Julia Michaels)

4. Best New Artist
Recognizes an artist whose eligibility-year release(s) achieved a breakthrough into the public consciousness and notably impacted the musical landscape.

INGRID ANDRESS

PHOEBE BRIDGERS

CHIKA

NOAH CYRUS

D SMOKE

DOJA CAT

KAYTRANADA

MEGAN THEE STALLION
POP

5. Best Pop Solo Performance
For new vocal or instrumental pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

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

6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
New vocal or instrumental duo/group or collaborative pop recordings. Singles or Tracks only.

UN DIA (ONE DAY)
J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Bad Bunny & Tainy

INTENTIONS
Justin Bieber Featuring Quavo

DYNAMITE
BTS

RAIN ON ME
Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande

EXILE
Taylor Swift Featuring Bon Iver

7. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new traditional pop recordings.

BLUE UMBRELLA
(Burt Bacharach &) Daniel Tashian

TRUE LOVE: A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER
Harry Connick, Jr.

AMERICAN STANDARD
James Taylor

UNFOLLOW THE RULES
Rufus Wainwright

JUDY
Renée Zellweger

8. Best Pop Vocal Album
Albums containing at least 51% playing time of new pop vocal recordings.

CHANGES
Justin Bieber

CHROMATICA
Lady Gaga

FUTURE NOSTALGIA
Dua Lipa

FINE LINE
Harry Styles

FOLKLORE
Taylor Swift

For Dance nominations and more click here.

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