2021 GRAMMY Awards: Nominations Announced; Trevor Noah to Host Jan. 31 Event


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The 2021 GRAMMY Awards nominations were officially announced on Tuesday, along with the news that Trevor Noah of The Daily Show will host the ceremony, which is currently scheduled for Jan. 31 in a format that has yet to be officially determined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The 63rd GRAMMY Awards will once again recognize the most illustrious stand-out artists, albums and achievements in the music business, and the nominees were officially revealed during a live stream event, with the full list available at the official GRAMMYs website:

Here are some of the key nominations:

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

Best Engineered Album, Classical

Producer of the Year, Classical

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Best Rock Performance

Best Metal Performance

Best Rock Song

Best Rock Album

Best Alternative Music Album

Best Recording Package

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package

Best Album Notes

Best Comedy Album

Best Folk Album

Best Americana Album

Best Musical Theater Album

Best Music Film

Best New Artist

Album of the Year

Song of the Year

Record of the Year

The full list of nominations can be seen at the link in this tweet from the Recording Academy:

 

As for Noah, this is the first time the comedian/host will emcee the event.

“Despite the fact that I am extremely disappointed that the GRAMMYs have refused to have me sing or be nominated for best pop album, I am thrilled to be hosting this auspicious event,” Noah said in a statement. “I think as a one-time GRAMMY nominee, I am the best person to provide a shoulder to all the amazing artists who do not win on the night because I too know the pain of not winning the award! (This is a metaphorical shoulder, I’m not trying to catch Corona). See you at the 63rd GRAMMYs!”


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