Beyoncé is leading the 2021 Grammy with nominations for nine awards at the upcoming ceremony, set for Jan. 31, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song for “Black Parade.”. She already has 24 Grammy wins.
The singer is also nominated for Best Music Video for “Brown Skin Girl” and “Best Music Film” for Black Is King. “Savage,” Beyoncé’s collaboration with Megan Thee Stallion, is also up for Record of the Year, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance. She won the Best Music Film Grammy in 2019 for Homecoming.
Nominations for the 2021 Grammys were announced on Tuesday, Nov. 24. “This has been a tough year for our industry but I have witnessed, day after day, the incredible resiliency of the music community,” Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason Jr said via the virtual livestream. “This year’s nominated recordings are proof that the creative spirit continues to be alive and well, and our nominees are a testament to the passion and perseverance that our community embodies.”
“I’m endlessly amazed that so many music creators continue to use their craft to tell important stories, providing a dynamic soundtrack that both directly impacts and reflects our culture,” he continued. “I truly believe in the power of music, and the 63rd GRAMMYs will be an opportunity to help us unite, uplift and inspire.”
The 2021 Grammys, hosted by Trevor Noah, is set to air on Jan. 31.