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Will four-time nominee Billie Eilish get every thing she needed? Will Megan Thee Stallion have a “Savage” evening? And what sort of sugar will Harry Kinds convey to the 2021 Grammy Awards?

Tune in Sunday, March 14, to search out out.

The Grammys — going down in and across the Los Angeles Conference Heart, close to the standard venue, the Staples Heart — will kick off at eight p.m. EST on CBS, with the choice to stream on the community’s new Paramount+ app.

The awards extravaganza was initially set for Jan. 31 however was postponed as a result of coronavirus pandemic.

Beyoncé, up for 9 awards, leads the listing of A-list nominees, adopted by Dua Lipa, Roddy Ricch and Taylor Swift, all with six nods every.

The present, hosted by Trevor Noah, will launch with a efficiency by en vogue virtuoso and “Adore You” singer Harry Kinds, who will probably be amongst greater than two dozen artists including flash to the festivities. Different musicians on the invoice embody the aforementioned Eilish and Stallion, in addition to Dangerous Bunny, Black Pumas, Cardi B, BTS, Brandi Carlile, DaBaby, Doja Cat, Mickey Guyton, Haim, Brittany Howard, Miranda Lambert, Lil Child, Dua Lipa, Chris Martin, John Mayer, Maren Morris, Publish Malone, Roddy Ricch and Taylor Swift.

After all, nothing is about in stone — besides maybe The Weeknd’s agency boycott of the Grammys — so viewers can count on some musical surprises. The truth is, Silk Sonic duo Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak already was a late addition to the lineup this week after lobbying for a spot by way of social media.

Right here is the listing of winners for the 63rd Grammy Awards, which will probably be up to date as extra are introduced.

Finest Tune Written For Visible Media Class

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WINNER: “No Time to Die [From No Time To Die]” — Billie Eilish O’Connell & Finneas Baird O’Connell, songwriters (Billie Eilish)

“Stunning Ghosts [From Cats]” — Andrew Lloyd Webber & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

“Carried Me With You [From Onward]” — Brandi Carlile, Phil Hanseroth & Tim Hanseroth, songwriters (Brandi Carlile)

“Into the Unknown [From Frozen 2]” — Kristen Anderson-Lopez & Robert Lopez, songwriters (Idina Menzel & Aurora)

“Stand Up [From Harriet]” Joshuah Brian Campbell & Cynthia Erivo, songwriters (Cynthia Erivo)

Finest American Roots Efficiency

WINNER: “I Keep in mind Every part” — John Prine

“Colours” — Black Pumas

“Deep in Love” — Bonny Gentle Horseman

“Quick and Candy” — Brittany Howard

“I’ll Be Gone” — Norah Jones & Mavis Staples

Finest American Roots Tune

WINNER: “I Keep in mind Every part” — Pat McLaughlin & John Prine, songwriters (John Prine)

“Cabin” — Laura Rogers & Lydia Rogers, songwriters (The Secret Sisters)

“Ceiling to the Flooring” — Sierra Hull & Kai Welch, songwriters (Sierra Hull)

“Hometown” — Sarah Jarosz, songwriter (Sarah Jarosz)

“Man With no Soul” — Tom Overby & Lucinda Williams, songwriters (Lucinda Williams)

Finest Americana Album

WINNER: “World on the Floor” — Sarah Jarosz

“Previous Flowers” — Courtney Marie Andrews

“Phrases of Give up” — Hiss Golden Messenger

“El Dorado” — Marcus King

“Good Souls Higher Angels” — Lucinda Williams

Finest Bluegrass Album

WINNER: “House” — Billy Strings

“Man On Fireplace” — Danny Barnes

“To Stay in Two Worlds, Vol. 1” — Thomm Jutz

“North Carolina Songbook” — Steep Canyon Rangers

“The John Hartford Fiddle Tune Venture, Vol. 1” (Varied Artists)

Finest Conventional Blues Album

WINNER: “Rawer Than Uncooked” — Bobby Rush

“All My Dues Are Paid” — Frank Bey

“You Make Me Really feel” — Don Bryant

“That’s What I Heard” — Robert Cray Band

“Cypress Grove” — Jimmy “Duck” Holmes

Bobby Rush took home the 2021 Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album for “Rawer Than Raw.”
Bobby Rush took dwelling the 2021 Grammy for Finest Conventional Blues Album for “Rawer Than Uncooked.”
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Finest Up to date Blues Album

WINNER: “Have You Misplaced Your Thoughts But?” — Implausible Negrito

“Stay on the Paramount” — Ruthie Foster Massive Band

“The Juice” — G. Love

“Blackbirds” — Bettye Lavette

“Up and Rolling” — North Mississippi Allstars

Finest Folks Album

WINNER: “All of the Good Instances” — Gillian Welch & David Rawlings

“Bonny Gentle Horseman” — Bonny Gentle Horseman

“Thanks for the Dance” — Leonard Cohen

“Tune for Our Daughter” — Laura Marling

“Saturn Return” — The Secret Sisters

Finest Regional Roots Music Album

WINNER: “Ambiance” — New Orleans Nightcrawlers

“My Kinfolk” — “Nikso Kowaiks” Black Lodge Singers

“Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours” — Cameron Dupuy And The Cajun Troubadours

“Pretty Dawn” — Nā Wai ʽehā

“A Tribute to Al Berard” — Candy Cecilia

Finest Reggae Album
WINNER: “Bought to Be Robust” — Toots & the Maytals

“Upside Down 2020” — Buju Banton

“Greater Place” — Skip Marley

“It All Comes Again to Love” — Maxi Priest

“One World” — The Wailers

Finest World Music Album

WINNER: “Twice As Tall” — Burna Boy

“Fu Chronicles” — Antibalas

“Agora” — Bebel Gilberto

“Love Letters” — Anoushka Shankar

“Amadjar” — Tinariwen

Best Global Music Album nominee Burna Boy
Finest World Music Album winner Burna Boy
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Finest Youngsters’s Music Album

WINNER: “All of the Girls” — Joanie Leeds

“Be a Ache: An Album for Younger (and Previous) Leaders” — Alastair Moock And Mates

“I’m An Optimist” — Canine On Fleas

“Songs for Singin’” — The Okee Dokee Brothers

“Wild Life” — Justin Roberts

Finest Spoken Phrase Album (Consists of Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)

WINNER: “Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Harmful Business on Earth” — Rachel Maddow

“Acid for the Youngsters: A Memoir” — Flea

“Alex Trebek – The Reply Is…” — Ken Jennings

“Catch and Kill” — Ronan Farrow

“Charlotte’s Internet (E.B. White)” — Meryl Streep (& Full forged)

Finest Comedy Album

WINNER: “Black Mitzvah” — Tiffany Haddish

“I Love Every part” — Patton Oswalt

“The Pale Vacationer” — Jim Gaffigan

“Paper Tiger” — Invoice Burr

“23 Hours to Kill” — Jerry Seinfeld

Grammys 2021 nominee Tiffany Haddish
Grammys 2021 nominee Tiffany Haddish
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Finest Musical Theater Album

“Amélie” — Audrey Brisson, Chris Jared, Caolan McCarthy & Jez Unwin, principal soloists; Michael Fentiman, Sean Patrick Flahaven, Barnaby Race & Nathan Tysen, producers; Nathan Tysen, lyricist; Daniel Messe, composer & lyricist (Unique London Forged)

“American Utopia on Broadway” — David Byrne, principal soloist; David Byrne, producer (David Byrne, composer & lyricist) (Unique Forged)

“Jagged Little Capsule” — Kathryn Gallagher, Celia Rose Gooding, Lauren Patten & Elizabeth Stanley, principal soloists; Neal Avron, Pete Ganbarg, Tom Kitt, Michael Parker, Craig Rosen & Vivek J. Tiwary, producers (Glen Ballard & Alanis Morissette, lyricists) (Unique Broadway Forged)

“Little Store of Horrors” — Tammy Blanchard, Jonathan Groff & Tom Alan Robbins, principal soloists; Will Van Dyke, Michael Mayer, Alan Menken & Frank Wolf, producers (Alan Menken, composer; Howard Ashman, lyricist) (The New Off-Broadway Forged)

“The Prince of Egypt” — Christine Allado, Luke Brady, Alexia Khadime & Liam Tamne, principal soloists; Dominick Amendum & Stephen Schwartz, producers; Stephen Schwartz, composer & lyricist (Unique Forged)

“Smooth Energy” — Francis Jue, Austin Ku, Alyse Alan Louis & Conrad Ricamora, principal soloists; Matt Stine, producer; David Henry Hwang, lyricist; Jeanine Tesori, composer & lyricist (Unique Forged)

Finest Various Music Album

WINNER: “Fetch the Bolt Cutters” — Fiona Apple

“Hyperspace” — Beck

“Punisher” — Phoebe Bridgers

“Jaime” — Brittany Howard

“The Sluggish Rush” — Tame Impala

Fiona Apple won the 2021 Grammy Award for Best Alternative Music Album.
Fiona Apple received the 2021 Grammy Award for Finest Various Music Album.
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Finest Jazz Instrumental Album

WINNER: “Trilogy 2” — Chick Corea, Christian Mcbride & Brian Blade

“On The Tender Spot Of Each Calloused Second” — Ambrose Akinmusire

“Ready Recreation” — Terri Lyne Carrington and Social Science

“Occurring: Stay on the Village Vanguard” — Gerald Clayton

“Roundagain” — Redman Mehldau McBride Blade

Chick Corea, who died Feb. 9, was nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for "Trilogy 2."
Chick Corea, who died Feb. 9, was nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award for Finest Jazz Instrumental Album for “Trilogy 2.”
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Finest Improvised Jazz Solo

WINNER: “All Blues” — Chick Corea, Soloist Monitor From: Trilogy 2 (Chick Corea, Christian Mcbride & Brian Blade)

“Guinevere” — Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah, Soloist Monitor From: Axiom

“Pachamama” — Regina Carter, Soloist Monitor From: Ona (Thana Alexa)

Celia Gerald Clayton, Soloist

“Moe Honk” — Joshua Redman, soloist Monitor from: RoundAgain (Redman Mehldau McBride Blade)

Finest Gospel Efficiency/Tune

Finest Jazz Vocal Album

WINNER: “Secrets and techniques Are the Finest Tales” — Kurt Elling That includes Danilo Pérez

“Ona” — Thana Alexa

“Trendy Ancestors” — Carmen Lundy

“Holy Room: Stay at Alte Oper” — Somi With Frankfurt Radio Massive Band

“What’s the Hurry” — Kenny Washington

Finest Massive Jazz Ensemble Album

WINNER: “Knowledge Lords” Maria Schneider Orchestra

“Dialogues on Race” — Gregg August

“Monk’estra Performs John Beasley” — John Beasley

“The Intangible Between” — Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Massive Band

“Songs You Like A Lot” — John Hollenbeck with Theo Bleckmann, Kate Mcgarry, Gary Versace and the Frankfurt Radio Massive Band

Finest Latin Jazz Album

WINNERS: “4 Questions” — Arturo O’farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

“Tradiciones” — Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra

“Metropolis of Desires” — Chico Pinheiro

“Viento Y Tiempo – Stay At Blue Observe Tokyo” — Gonzalo Rubalcaba & Aymée Nuviola

“Trane’s Delight” — Poncho Sanchez

Finest Conventional R&B Efficiency

WINNER: “Something For You” — Ledisi

“Sit On Down” — The Baylor Venture That includes Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor

“Marvel What She Thinks of Me” — Chloe X Halle

“Let Me Go” — Mykal Kilgore

“Distance” — Yebba

Finest R&B Tune

WINNER: “Higher Than I Think about” — Robert Glasper, Meshell Ndegeocello & Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Robert Glasper That includes H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello)

“Black Parade” — Denisia Andrews, Beyoncé, Stephen Bray, Shawn Carter, Brittany Coney, Derek James Dixie, Akil King, Kim “Kaydence” Krysiuk & Rickie “Caso” Tice, songwriters (Beyoncé)

“Collide” — Sam Barsh, Stacey Barthe, Sonyae Elise, Olu Fann, Akil King, Josh Lopez, Kaveh Rastegar & Benedetto Rotondi, songwriters (Tiana Major9 & Earthgang)

“Do It” — Chloe Bailey, Halle Bailey, Anton Kuhl, Victoria Monét, Scott Storch & Vincent Van Den Ende, songwriters (Chloe X Halle)

“Sluggish Down” — Nasri Atweh, Badriia Bourelly, Skip Marley, Ryan Williamson & Gabriella Wilson, songwriters (Skip Marley & H.E.R.)

Finest Progressive R&B Album

WINNER: “It Is What It Is” — Thundercat

“Chilombo” — Jhené Aiko

“Ungodly Hour” — Chloe X Halle

“Free Nationals” — Free Nationals

“F*** Yo Emotions” — Robert Glasper

Finest R&B Album

WINNER: “Greater Love” — John Legend

“Pleased 2 Be Right here” — Ant Clemons

“Take Time” — Giveon

“To Really feel Love/D” — Luke James

“All Rise” — Gregory Porter

John Legend landed the 2021 Grammy for Best R&B Album with "Bigger Love."
John Legend landed the 2021 Grammy for Finest R&B Album with “Greater Love.”
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Finest Pop Duo/Group Efficiency

WINNER: “Rain on Me” — Girl Gaga With Ariana Grande

“Un Dia (One Day)” J Balvin, Dua Lipa, Dangerous Bunny & Tainy

“Intentions” — Justin Bieber That includes Quavo

“Dynamite” — BTS

“Exile” — Taylor Swift That includes Bon Iver

Finest Conventional Pop Vocal Album

STANDARD: “American Normal” — James Taylor

“Blue Umbrella” — Burt Bacharach & Daniel Tashian

“True Love: A Celebration of Cole Porter” — Harry Connick, Jr.

“Unfollow the Guidelines” — Rufus Wainwright

“Judy” — Renée Zellweger

The 2021 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album went to James Taylor.
The 2021 Grammy Award for Finest Conventional Pop Vocal Album went to James Taylor.
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Finest Rap Efficiency

WINNER: “Savage” — Megan Thee Stallion That includes Beyoncé

“Deep Reverence” — Massive Sean That includes Nipsey Hussle

“Bop” — Dababy

“What’s Poppin” — Jack Harlow

“The Greater Image” — Lil Child

“Dior” — Pop Smoke

Finest Rap Album

WINNER: “King’s Illness” — Nas

“Black Habits” — D Smoke

“Alfredo” — Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist

“A Written Testimony” — Jay Electronica

“The Allegory Royce” — Da 5’9″

Finest Rock Efficiency

WINNER: “Shameika” — Fiona Apple

“Not” — Massive Thief

“Kyoto” — Phoebe Bridgers

“The Steps” — HAIM

“Keep Excessive” — Brittany Howard

“Daylight” — Grace Potter

Finest Metallic Efficiency

WINNER: “Bum-Rush” — Physique Depend

“Beneath” — Code Orange

“The In-Between” — In This Second

“Bloodmoney” — Poppy

“Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe) – Stay” — Energy Journey

Finest Rock Tune

WINNER: “Keep Excessive” — Brittany Howard, songwriter (Brittany Howard)

“Kyoto” — Phoebe Bridgers, Morgan Nagler & Marshall Vore, Songwriters (Phoebe Bridgers)

“Misplaced in Yesterday” — Kevin Parker, Songwriter (Tame Impala)

“Not” — Adrianne Lenker, Songwriter (Massive Thief)

“Shameika” — Fiona Apple, Songwriter (Fiona Apple)

Brittany Howard won Best Rock Song for "Stay High" at the 2021 Grammy Awards.
Brittany Howard received Finest Rock Tune for “Keep Excessive” on the 2021 Grammy Awards.
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Finest Rock Album

WINNER: “The New Irregular” — The Strokes

“A Hero’s Demise” — Fontaines D.C.

“Kiwanuka” — Michael Kiwanuka

“Daylight” — Grace Potter

“Sound & Fury” — Sturgill Simpson

The Strokes — with frontman Julian Casablancas — perform in Berlin in February 2020. The group won their first Grammy for Best Rock Album — with their first Grammy nomination ever.
The Strokes — with frontman Julian Casablancas — carry out in Berlin in February 2020. The group received their first Grammy for Finest Rock Album — with their first Grammy nomination ever.
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Finest Nation Solo Efficiency

WINNER: “When My Amy Prays” — Vince Gill

“Stick That In Your Nation Tune” — Eric Church

“Who You Thought I Was” — Brandy Clark

“Black Like Me” — Mickey Guyton

“Bluebird” — Miranda Lambert

Finest Nation Duo/Group Efficiency

“All Evening” — Brothers Osborne

WINNER: “10,000 Hours” — Dan + Shay & Justin Bieber

“Ocean” — Girl A

“Sugar Coat” — Little Massive City

“Some Folks Do” — Previous Dominion

Finest Nation Tune

WINNER: “Crowded Desk” — Brandi Carlile, Natalie Hemby & Lori McKenna, Songwriters (The Highwomen)

“Bluebird” — Luke Dick, Natalie Hemby & Miranda Lambert, Songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

“The Bones” — Maren Morris, Jimmy Robbins & Laura Veltz, Songwriters (Maren Morris)

“Extra Hearts Than Mine” — Ingrid Andress, Sam Ellis & Derrick Southerland, Songwriters (Ingrid Andress)

“Some Folks Do” — Jesse Frasure, Shane McAnally, Matthew Ramsey & Thomas Rhett, songwriters (Previous Dominion)

Producer Of The Yr, Non-Classical

WINNER: Andrew Watt — “Break My Coronary heart” (Dua Lipa), “Me And My Guitar” (A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie), “Midnight Sky” (Miley Cyrus), “Previous Me” (5 Seconds Of Summer time), “Extraordinary Man” (Ozzy Osbourne That includes Elton John), “Take What You Need” (Publish Malone That includes Ozzy Osbourne & Travis Scott), “Underneath The Graveyard” (Ozzy Osbourne)

Jack Antonoff — “August” (Taylor Swift), “Gaslighter” (The Chicks), “Holy Terrain” (FKA Twigs That includes Future), “Mirrorball” (Taylor Swift), “This Is Me Making an attempt” (Taylor Swift), “Collectively” (Sia)

Dan Auerbach — “Cypress Grove” (Jimmy “Duck” Holmes), “El Dorado” (Marcus King), “Is Thomas Callaway” (CeeLo Inexperienced), “Singing For My Supper” (Early James), “Stable Gold Sounds” (Kendell Marvel), “Years” (John Anderson)

Dave Cobb — “Spine” (Kaleo), “The Balladeer” (Lori McKenna), “Boneshaker” (Airbourne), “Down House Christmas” (Oak Ridge Boys), “The Highwomen” (The Highwomen), “I Keep in mind Every part” (John Prine), “Reunions” (Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit), “The Spark” (William Prince), “You’re Nonetheless The One” (Teddy Swims)

Flying Lotus — “It Is What It Is” (Thundercat)

File of the Yr

“Black Parade” — Beyoncé — Beyoncé & Derek Dixie, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

“Colours” — Black Pumas — Adrian Quesada, producer; Adrian Quesada, engineer/mixer; JJ Golden, mastering engineer

“Rockstar” —DaBaby That includes 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

“Every part I Needed” — Billie Eilish — Finneas O’Connell, producer; Rob Kinelski & Finneas O’Connell, engineers/mixers; John Greenham, mastering engineer

“Don’t Begin Now” — Dua Lipa — Caroline Ailin & Ian Kirkpatrick, producers; Josh Gudwin, Drew Jurecka & Ian Kirkpatrick, engineers/mixers; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

“Circles” — Publish Malone — Louis Bell, Frank Dukes & Publish Malone, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer

“Savage” — Megan Thee Stallion That includes Beyoncé — Beyoncé & J. White Did It, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer

Beyoncé leads the Grammys 2021 nominations with nine, including for Record of the Year.
Beyoncé leads the Grammys 2021 nominations with 9, together with for File of the Yr.
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Album of the Yr

“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 Version)” — 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

“On a regular basis Life” — Coldplay — Daniel Inexperienced, Invoice Rahko & Rik Simpson, producers; Mark “Spike” Stent, engineer/mixer; Man 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

“Ladies 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 Espresso Jr. & Dua Lipa, songwriters; Chris Gehringer, mastering engineer

“Hollywood’s Bleeding” — Publish Malone — Louis Bell & Frank Dukes, producers; Louis Bell & Manny Marroquin, engineers/mixers; Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Austin Publish & 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

Taylor Swift's "Folklore" is up for Album of the Year at the 2021 Grammys.
Taylor Swift’s “Folklore” is up for Album of the Yr on the 2021 Grammys.
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Tune of the Yr

“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 Field” — Samuel Gloade & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (Roddy Ricch)

“Cardigan” — Aaron Dessner & Taylor Swift, songwriters (Taylor Swift)

Circles Louis Bell, Adam Feeney, Kaan Gunesberk, Austin Publish & Billy Walsh, songwriters (Publish Malone)

“Don’t Begin Now” — Caroline Ailin, Ian Kirkpatrick, Dua Lipa & Emily Warren, songwriters (Dua Lipa)

“Every part I Needed” — 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 That includes Julia Michaels)

Dua Lipa, the 2019 Best New Artist, is up for six awards at the 2021 Grammys, including Song of the Year for "Don't Start Now."
Dua Lipa, the 2019 Finest New Artist, is up for six awards on the 2021 Grammys, together with Tune of the Yr for “Don’t Begin Now.”
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Finest New Artist

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers


Noah Cyrus

D Smoke

Doja Cat


Megan Thee Stallion

Finest Pop Solo Efficiency

“Yummy” — Justin Bieber

“Say So” — Doja Cat

“Every part I Needed” — Billie Eilish

“Don’t Begin Now” — Dua Lipa

“Watermelon Sugar” — Harry Kinds

“Cardigan” — Taylor Swift

Justin Bieber
Justin Bieber is proven within the music video for “Yummy,” which is up for Finest Pop Solo Efficiency on the 2021 Grammy Awards.

Finest Pop Vocal Album

“Modifications” — Justin Bieber

“Chromatica” — Girl Gaga

“Future Nostalgia” — Dua Lipa

“Effective Line” — Harry Kinds

“Folklore” — Taylor Swift

Finest Dance Recording

“On My Thoughts” — Diplo & Sidepiece

“My Excessive” — Disclosure That includes Aminé & Slowthai

“The Distinction” — Flume That includes Toro Y Moi

“Each of Us” — Jayda G

“10%” — Kaytranada That includes Kali Uchis

Finest Dance/Digital Album

“Kick” — I Arca

“Planet’s Mad” — Baauer

“Power” — Disclosure

“Bubba” — Kaytranada

“Good Religion” — Madeon

Finest Up to date Instrumental Album

“Axiom” — Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah

“Chronology of a Dream: Stay At The Village Vanguard” — Jon Batiste

“Take the Stairs” — Black Violin

“Americana Grégoire” — Maret, Romain Collin & Invoice Frisell

“Stay on the Royal Albert Corridor” — Snarky Pet

Finest R&B Efficiency

“Lightning & Thunder” — Jhené Aiko That includes John Legend

“Black Parade” — Beyoncé

“All I Want” — Jacob Collier That includes Mahalia & Ty Dolla $Ign

“Goat Head” — Brittany Howard

“See Me” — Emily King

Chloe x Halle were nominated for three 2021 Grammy Awards.
Chloe x Halle had been nominated for 3 2021 Grammy Awards.
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Finest Melodic Rap Efficiency

“Rockstar” — Dababy That includes Roddy Ricch

“Giggle Now, Cry Later” — Drake That includes Lil Durk

“Lockdown” — Anderson .Paak

“The Field” — Roddy Ricch

“Highest within the Room” — Travis Scott

Grammys 2021 nominee Drake
Grammys 2021 nominee Drake

Finest Rap Tune

“The Greater Image” — Dominique Jones, Noah Pettigrew & Rai’shaun Williams, Songwriters (Lil Child)

“The Field” — Samuel Gloade & Rodrick Moore, Songwriters (Roddy Ricch)

“Giggle Now, Cry Later” — Durk Banks, Rogét Chahayed, Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Ron Latour & Ryan Martinez, Songwriters (Drake That includes Lil Durk)

“Rockstar” — Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, Ross Joseph Portaro Iv & Rodrick Moore, Songwriters (Dababy That includes 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 That includes Beyoncé)

Finest Nation Album

“Girl Like” — Ingrid Andress

“Your Life Is a File” — Brandy Clark

“Wildcard” — Miranda Lambert

“Dusk” — Little Massive City

“By no means Will” — Ashley McBryde

Finest New Age Album

“Songs From the Bardo” — Laurie Anderson, Tenzin Choegyal & Jesse Paris Smith

“Periphery” — Priya Darshini

“Type//Much less” — Superposition

“Extra Guitar Tales” — Jim “Kimo” West

“Meditations” — Cory Wong & Jon Batiste

“Great Is Your Identify” — Melvin Crispell III

“Launch (Stay)” — Ricky Dillard That includes Tiff Pleasure; David Frazier, songwriter “Come Collectively” — Rodney “Darkchild” Jerkins Presents: The Good Information; Lashawn Daniels, Rodney Jerkins, Lecrae Moore & Jazz Nixon, songwriters

“Received’t Let Go” — Travis Greene; Travis Greene, songwriter

“Movin’ On” — Jonathan McReynolds & Mali Music; Darryl L. Howell, Jonathan Caleb McReynolds, Kortney Jamaal Pollard & Terrell Demetrius Wilson, songwriters

Finest Up to date Christian Music Efficiency/Tune

“The Blessing (Stay)” — Kari Jobe, Cody Carnes & Elevation Worship; Chris Brown, Cody Carnes, Kari Jobe Carnes & Steven Furtick, songwriters

“Sunday Morning” — Lecrae That includes Kirk Franklin; Denisia Andrews, Jones Terrence Antonio, Saint Bodhi, Brittany Coney, Kirk Franklin, Lasanna Harris, Shama Joseph, Stuart Lowery, Lecrae Moore & Nathanael Saint-Fleur, songwriters “Holy Water” — We The Kingdom; Andrew Bergthold, Ed Money, Franni Money, Martin Money & Scott Money, songwriters

“Well-known For (I Consider)” — Tauren Wells That includes Jenn Johnson; Chuck Butler, Krissy Nordhoff, Jordan Sapp, Alexis Slifer & Tauren Wells, songwriters

“There Was Jesus” — Zach Williams & Dolly Parton; Casey Beathard, Jonathan Smith & Zach Williams, songwriters

Finest Gospel Album

“2econd Wind: Prepared” — Anthony Brown & Group Remedy

“My Tribute” — Myron Butler

“Choirmaster” — Ricky Dillard

“Gospel In keeping with PJ” — PJ Morton

“Kierra” — Kierra Sheard

Finest Up to date Christian Music Album

“Run to the Father” — Cody Carnes

All of My Finest Mates” — Hillsong Younger & Free

“Holy Water” — We the Kingdom

“Citizen of Heaven” — Tauren Wells

“Jesus Is King” — Kanye West

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Kanye West’s “Jesus Is King” was nominated for Finest Up to date Christian Music Album.
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Finest Roots Gospel Album

“Stunning Day” — Mark Bishop

“20/20” — The Crabb Household

“What Christmas Actually Means” — The Erwins

“Celebrating Fisk! (The 150th Anniversary Album)” — Fisk Jubilee Singers

“One thing Stunning” — Ernie Haase & Signature Sound

Finest Latin Pop or City Album

“YHLQMDLG” — Dangerous Bunny

“Por Primera Vez” — Camilo

“Mesa Para Dos” — Kany García

“Pausa” — Ricky Martin

“3:33” — Debi Nova

Finest Latin Rock or Various Album

“Aura” — Bajofondo

“Monstruo” — Cami

“Sobrevolando” — Cultura Profética

“La Conquista Del Espacio” — Fito Paez

“Miss Colombia” — Lido Pimienta

Finest Regional Mexican Music Album (Together with Tejano)

“Hecho En México” — Alejandro Fernández

“La Serenata” — Lupita Infante

“Un Canto Por México, Vol. 1” — Natalia Lafourcade

“Bailando Sones Y Huapangos Con Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez” — Mariachi Sol De Mexico De Jose Hernandez

“Ayayay!” — Christian Nodal

Finest Tropical Latin Album

“Mi Tumbao” — José Alberto “El Ruiseñor”

“Infinito” — Edwin Bonilla

“Sigo Cantando Al Amor (Deluxe)” — Jorge Celedon & Sergio Luis

“40” — Grupo Area of interest

“Memorias De Navidad” — Víctor Manuelle

Finest Compilation Soundtrack For Visible Media

“A Stunning Day within the Neighborhood” (Varied Artists)

“Invoice & Ted Face The Music” (Varied Artists)

“Eurovision Tune Contest: The Story Of Fireplace Saga” (Varied Artists)

“Frozen 2” (Varied Artists)

“Jojo Rabbit” (Varied Artists)

Finest Rating Soundtrack For Visible Media

“Advert Astra” — Max Richter, composer

“Turning into” — Kamasi Washington, composer

“Joker” — Hildur Guðnadóttir, composer

“1917” — Thomas Newman, composer

“Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” — John Williams, composer

Finest Instrumental Composition

“Child Jack” Arturo O’Farrill, composer (Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra)

“Be Water II” — Christian Sands, composer (Christian Sands)

“Plumfield” — Alexandre Desplat, composer (Alexandre Desplat)

“Sputnik” — Maria Schneider, composer (Maria Schneider)

“Strata” — Remy Le Boeuf, composer (Remy Le Boeuf’s Meeting Of Shadows That includes Anna Webber & Eric Miller)

Finest Association, Instrumental or A Cappella

“Toilet Dance” — Hildur Guðnadóttir, arranger (Hildur Guðnadóttir)

“Donna Lee” — John Beasley, arranger (John Beasley)

“Honeymooners” — Remy Le Boeuf, arranger (Remy Le Boeuf’s Meeting of Shadows)

“Elevate Each Voice and Sing” — Alvin Chea & Jarrett Johnson, Arrangers (Jarrett Johnson That includes Alvin Chea)

“Uranus: The Magician” — Jeremy Levy, arranger (Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra)

Finest Association, Devices and Vocals

“Asas Fechadas” — John Beasley & Maria Mendes, arrangers (Maria Mendes That includes John Beasley & Orkest Metropole)

“Desert Tune” — Erin Bentlage, Sara Gazarek, Johnaye Kendrick & Amanda Taylor, arrangers (Säje)

“From This Place” — Alan Broadbent & Pat Metheny, arrangers (Pat Metheny That includes Meshell Ndegeocello)

“He Received’t Maintain You” — Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier That includes Rapsody)

“Sluggish Burn” — Talia Billig, Nic Onerous & Becca Stevens, arrangers (Becca Stevens That includes Jacob Collier, Mark Lettieri, Justin Stanton, Jordan Perlson, Nic Onerous, Keita Ogawa, Marcelo Woloski & Nate Werth)

Finest Recording Bundle

“On a regular basis Life” — Pilar Zeta, artwork director (Coldplay)

“Funeral” — Kyle Goen, artwork director (Lil Wayne)

“Healer” — Julian Gross & Hannah Hooper, artwork administrators (Grouplove)

“On Circles” — Jordan Butcher, artwork director (Caspian)

“Vols. 11 & 12” — Doug Cunningham & Jason Noto, artwork administrators (Desert Classes)

Finest Boxed Or Particular Restricted Version Bundle

“Flaming Pie (Collector’s Version)” — Linn Wie Andersen, Simon Earith, Paul McCartney & James Musgrave, artwork administrators (Paul McCartney)

“Giants Stadium 1987, 1989, 1991” — Lisa Glines & Doran Tyson, artwork administrators (Grateful Useless)

“Mode” — Jeff Schulz, artwork director (Depeche Mode)

“Ode to Pleasure” — Lawrence Azerrad & Jeff Tweedy, artwork administrators (Wilco)

“The Story of Ghostly Worldwide” — Michael Cina & Molly Smith, artwork administrators (Varied Artists)

Finest Album Notes

“On the Minstrel Present: Minstrel Routines From the Studio, 1894-1926” — Tim Brooks, album notes author (Varied Artists)

“The Bakersfield Sound: Nation Music Capital of the West, 1940-1974” — Scott B. Bomar, album notes author (Varied Artists)

“Useless Man’s Pop” — Bob Mehr, album notes author (The Replacements)

“The Lacking Hyperlink: How Gus Haenschen Bought Us From Joplin to Jazz and Formed the Music Enterprise” — Colin Hancock, album notes author (Varied Artists)

“Out of a Clear Blue Sky” — David Sager, album notes author (Nat Brusiloff)

Finest Historic Album

“Celebrated, 1895-1896” — Meagan Hennessey & Richard Martin, compilation producers; Richard Martin, mastering engineer (Distinctive Quartette)

“Hittin’ the Ramp: The Early Years (1936 – 1943)” — Zev Feldman, Will Friedwald & George Klabin, compilation producers; Matthew Lutthans, mastering engineer (Nat King Cole)

“It’s Such a Good Feeling: The Better of Mister Rogers” — Lee Lodyga & Cheryl Pawelski, compilation producers; Michael Graves, mastering engineer (Mister Rogers)

“1999 Tremendous Deluxe Version” — Michael Howe, compilation producer; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer (Prince)

“Memento” — Carolyn Agger, compilation producer; Miles Showell, mastering engineer (Orchestral Manoeuvres within the Darkish)

“Throw Down Your Coronary heart: The Full Africa Classes” — Béla Fleck, compilation producer; Richard Dodd, mastering engineer (Béla Fleck)

Finest Engineered Album, Non-Classical

“Black Gap Rainbow” — Shawn Everett & Ivan Wayman, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Devon Gilfillian)

“Expectations” — Gary Paczosa & Mike Robinson, engineers; Paul Blakemore, mastering engineer (Katie Pruitt)

“Hyperspace” — Drew Brown, Andrew Coleman, Shawn Everett, Serban Ghenea, David Greenbaum, Jaycen Joshua & Mike Larson, engineers; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer (Beck)

“Jaime” — Shawn Everett, engineer; Shawn Everett, mastering engineer (Brittany Howard)

“25 Journeys” — Shani Gandhi & Gary Paczosa, engineers; Adam Grover, mastering engineer (Sierra Hull)

Finest Remixed Recording

“Do You Ever (Rac Combine)” — Rac, Remixer (Phil Good)

“Imaginary Mates (Morgan Web page Remix)” — Morgan Web page, Remixer (Deadmau5)

“Praying for You (Louie Vega Predominant Remix)” — Louie Vega, Remixer (Jasper Avenue Co.)

“Roses (Imanbek Remix)” — Imanbek Zeikenov, Remixer (Saint Jhn)

“Younger & Alive (Bazzi Vs. Haywyre Remix)” — Haywyre, remixer (Bazzi)

Finest Immersive Audio Album

N/A: Due the COVID-19 pandemic, the Finest Immersive Audio Album Craft “Committee was unable to fulfill. The judging of the entries on this class has been postponed till such time that we’re in a position to meet in a approach that’s acceptable to guage the numerous codecs and configurations of the entries and is secure for the committee members.”

Finest Engineered Album, Classical

“Danielpour: The Ardour Of Yeshua” — Bernd Gottinger, engineer (JoAnn Falletta, James Ok. Bass, Adam Luebke, UCLA Chamber Singers, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Buffalo Philharmonic Refrain)

“Gershwin: Porgy And Bess” — David Frost & John Kerswell, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (David Robertson, Eric Owens, Angel Blue, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Refrain)

“Hynes: Fields” — Kyle Pyke, engineer; Jesse Lewis & Kyle Pyke, mastering engineers (Devonté Hynes & Third Coast Percussion)

“Ives: Full Symphonies” — Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, engineers; Alexander Lipay & Dmitriy Lipay, mastering engineers (Gustavo Dudamel & Los Angeles Philharmonic)

“Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13, ‘Babi Yar’” — David Frost & Charlie Publish, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering engineer (Riccardo Muti & Chicago Symphony Orchestra)

Producer Of The Yr, Classical

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Jesse Lewis

Dmitriy Lipay

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Finest Orchestral Efficiency

“Facets Of America – Pulitzer Version” Carlos Kalmar, conductor (Oregon Symphony)

“Concurrence” — Daníel Bjarnason, conductor (Iceland Symphony Orchestra)

“Copland: Symphony No. 3” — Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor (San Francisco Symphony)

“Ives: Full Symphonies” — Gustavo Dudamel, conductor (Los Angeles Philharmonic)

“Lutosławski: Symphonies Nos. 2 & 3” — Hannu Lintu, conductor (Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra)

Finest Opera Recording

“Dello Joio: The Trial At Rouen” — Gil Rose, conductor; Heather Buck & Stephen Powell; Gil Rose, producer (Boston Trendy Orchestra Venture; Odyssey Opera Refrain)

“Floyd, C.: Prince Of Gamers” — William Boggs, conductor; Keith Phares & Kate Royal; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra; Florentine Opera Refrain)

“Gershwin: Porgy And Bess” — David Robertson, conductor; Angel Blue & Eric Owens; David Frost, producer (The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra; The Metropolitan Opera Refrain)

“Handel: Agrippina” — Maxim Emelyanychev, conductor; Joyce DiDonato; Daniel Zalay, producer (Il Pomo D’Oro)

“Zemlinsky: Der Zwerg” — Donald Runnicles, conductor; David Butt Philip & Elena Tsallagova; Peter Ghirardini & Erwin Stürzer, producers (Orchestra Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin; Refrain Of The Deutsche Oper Berlin)

Finest Choral Efficiency

“Carthage” — Donald Nally, conductor (The Crossing)

“Danielpour: The Ardour Of Yeshua” — JoAnn Falletta, conductor; James Ok. Bass & Adam Luebke, refrain masters (James Ok. Bass, J’Nai Bridges, Timothy Fallon, Kenneth Overton, Hila Plitmann & Matthew Value; Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra; Buffalo Philharmonic Refrain & UCLA Chamber Singers)

“Kastalsky: Requiem” — Leonard Slatkin, conductor; Charles Bruffy, Steven Fox & Benedict Sheehan, refrain masters (Joseph Charles Beutel & Anna Dennis; Orchestra Of St. Luke’s; Cathedral Choral Society, The Clarion Choir, Kansas Metropolis Chorale & The Saint Tikhon Choir)

“Moravec: Sanctuary Highway” — Kent Tritle, conductor (Joshua Blue, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Dashon Burton, Malcolm J. Merriweather & Laquita Mitchell; Oratorio Society Of New York Orchestra; Oratorio Society Of New York Refrain)

“As soon as Upon A Time” — Matthew Guard, conductor (Sarah Walker; Skylark Vocal Ensemble)

Finest Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Efficiency

“Up to date Voices” — Pacifica Quartet

“Therapeutic Modes” — Brooklyn Rider

“Hearne, T.: Place” — Ted Hearne, Steven Bradshaw, Sophia Byrd, Josephine Lee, Isaiah Robinson, Sol Ruiz, Ayanna Woods & Place Orchestra

“Hynes: Fields” — Devonté Hynes & Third Coast Percussion

“The Schumann Quartets” — Dover Quartet

Finest Classical Instrumental Solo

“Adès: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra” — Kirill Gerstein; Thomas Adès, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra)

“Beethoven: Full Piano Sonatas” — Igor Levit

“Bohemian Tales” — Augustin Hadelich; Jakub Hrůša, conductor (Charles Owen; Symphonieorchester Des Bayerischen Rundfunks)

“Vacation spot Rachmaninov – Arrival” Daniil Trifonov; Yannick Nézet-Séguin, conductor (The Philadelphia Orchestra)

“Theofanidis: Concerto for Viola and Chamber Orchestra” — Richard O’Neill; David Alan Miller, conductor (Albany Symphony)

Finest Classical Solo Vocal Album

“American Composers At Play” — William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, John Musto Stephen Powell (Attacca Quartet, William Bolcom, Ricky Ian Gordon, Lori Laitman, John Musto, Charles Neidich & Jason Vieaux)

“Clairières – Songs By Lili & Nadia Boulanger” — Nicholas Phan; Myra Huang, accompanist

“Farinelli” — Cecilia Bartoli; Giovanni Antonini, conductor (Il Giardino Armonico) “A Lad’s Love” — Brian Giebler; Steven McGhee, accompanist (Katie Hyun, Michael Katz, Jessica Meyer, Reginald Mobley & Ben Russell)

“Smyth: The Jail” — Sarah Brailey & Dashon Burton; James Blachly, conductor (Experiential Refrain; Experiential Orchestra)

Finest Classical Compendium

“Adès Conducts Adès” — Mark Stone & Christianne Stotijn; Thomas Adès, conductor; Nick Squire, producer

“Saariaho: Graal Théâtre; Circle Map; Neiges; Vers Toi Qui Es Si Loin” — Clément Mao-Takacs, conductor; Hans Kipfer, producer

“Serebrier: Symphonic Bach Variations; Laments And Hallelujahs; Flute Concerto” — José Serebrier, conductor; Jens Braun, producer

“Thomas, M.T.: From The Diary Of Anne Frank & Meditations On Rilke” — Isabel Leonard; Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor; Jack Vad, producer

“Woolf, L.P.: Fireplace And Flood” — Matt Haimovitz; Julian Wachner, conductor; Blanton Alspaugh, producer

Finest Up to date Classical Composition

“Adès: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra” — Thomas Adès, composer (Kirill Gerstein, Thomas Adès & Boston Symphony Orchestra)

“Danielpour: The Ardour Of Yeshua” — Richard Danielpour, composer (JoAnn Falletta, James Ok. Bass, Adam Luebke, UCLA Chamber Singers, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra & Buffalo Philharmonic Refrain)

“Floyd, C.: Prince Of Gamers” — Carlisle Floyd, composer (William Boggs, Kate Royal, Keith Phares, Florentine Opera Refrain & Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra)

“Hearne, T.: Place” — Ted Hearne, composer (Ted Hearne, Steven Bradshaw, Sophia Byrd, Josephine Lee, Isaiah Robinson, Sol Ruiz, Ayanna Woods & Place Orchestra) “Rouse: Symphony No. 5” — Christopher Rouse, composer (Giancarlo Guerrero & Nashville Symphony)

Finest Music Video

“Brown Pores and skin Lady” — Beyoncé — Beyoncé Knowles-Carter & Jenn Nkiru, Video Administrators; Lauren Baker, Astrid Edwards, Nathan Scherrer & Erinn Williams, Video Producers

“Life Is Good” — Future That includes Drake — Julien Christian Lutz, Video Director; Harv Glazer, Video Producer

“Lockdown” — Anderson .Paak — Dave Meyers, Video Director; Nathan Scherrer, Video Producer

“Adore You” — Harry Kinds — Dave Meyers, Video Director; Nathan Scherrer, Video Producer

“Goliath” — Woodkid — Yoann Lemoine, video director

Finest Music Movie

“Beastie Boys Story” — Beastie Boys — Spike Jonze, video director; Amanda Adelson, Jason Baum & Spike Jonze, video producers

“Black Is King” — Beyoncé

“We Are Freestyle Love Supreme” — Freestyle Love Supreme — Andrew Fried, Video Director; Andrew Fried, Jill Furman, Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarina Roma, Jenny Steingart & Jon Steingart, video producers

“Linda Ronstadt: The Sound Of My Voice” — Linda Ronstadt — Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman, video administrators; Michele Farinola & James Keach, video producers “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas” — ZZ High — Sam Dunn, video director; Scot McFadyen, video producer


Why nobody needs to work with James Franco – not even Seth Rogen




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James Franco was as soon as the James Dean of his technology.

In truth, in considered one of his first breakout roles, Franco earned an Emmy nomination and received a Golden Globe for portraying the ’50s display screen legend within the 2001 TV biopic “James Dean.”

However 20 years later, the 43-year-old star has fallen from Hollywood heartthrob to catastrophe artist. After a sequence of sexual misconduct allegations towards Franco, even his frequent collaborator Seth Rogen doesn’t need to work with him anymore.

When requested whether or not he would proceed working with Franco, Rogen — who co-starred with Franco in 2008’s “Pineapple Categorical,” 2013’s “This Is the Finish” and 2014’s “The Interview” — instructed the UK’s Sunday Instances that “the reality is that I’ve not and I don’t plan to proper now.”

Seth Rogen (left) and James Franco have labored collectively on a number of movies together with 2008’s “Pineapple Categorical.”
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Representatives for Franco didn’t reply to The Publish’s requests for touch upon this text.

It’s been a protracted fall from grace for Franco in a profession that has veered wildly from the highs of getting a Finest Actor Oscar nomination for 2010’s “127 Hours” to the lows of his cringe-worthy co-hosting gig with Anne Hathaway on the 2011 Academy Awards.

Alongside the best way, the actor has made greater than his share of bizarre decisions, together with a recurring position on the cleaning soap opera “Normal Hospital” — enjoying a personality known as Franco, no much less — and a stint as a painter that led New York journal artwork critic Jerry Saltz to write down that “at this level, George W. Bush is definitely a greater artist than James Franco.”

Along with being a screenwriter, Franco penned a e book of brief tales, “Palo Alto,” which was tailored right into a 2013 film through which he starred with Emma Roberts. Not content material to direct mere movies, he even turned to bop theater. At one level, he was enrolled in a number of grad-school applications, together with one at Yale.

After getting his huge break within the Judd Apatow sequence “Freaks and Geeks” in 1999 — through which he co-starred with Rogen — Franco turned a licensed film star.

Franco's turn co-hosting the 2011 Oscars with Anne Hathaway — in which he dressed up as Marilyn Monroe— was panned.
Franco’s flip co-hosting the 2011 Oscars with Anne Hathaway — through which he dressed up as Marilyn Monroe — was panned.

Not solely did he rating blockbusters comparable to “Eat Pray Love,” “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and three “Spider-Man” movies, however he additionally appeared in critically acclaimed motion pictures comparable to “Milk,” “Spring Breakers” and “The Catastrophe Artist,” for which he received a greatest actor Golden Globe.

And as of one of many hottest bachelors in Hollywood, Franco dated actresses comparable to Marla Sokoloff (TV’s “The Follow) and Ahna O’Reilly (“The Assist”), in addition to British mannequin Agyness Deyn.

However issues started to tarnish for this golden boy in 2014, when, whereas starring in “Of Mice and Males” on Broadway, he took a selfie with a 17-year-old woman exterior the theater.

After asking her to “tag him” on Instagram, he despatched her a non-public message (DM’d her) and provided to hire a lodge room for them.

In his "SNL" hosting monologue in 2014, Seth Rogen joked about Franco soliciting a "way young" girl to a hotel room.
In his “SNL” internet hosting monologue in 2014, Seth Rogen joked about Franco inviting a “method younger” woman to a lodge room.
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Then, as soon as the DMs have been made public, Rogen ribbed Franco about it in his monologue whereas internet hosting “Saturday Night time Dwell”:  “I made a decision to prank James Franco. I posed as a lady on Instagram, instructed him I used to be method younger. He appeared unfazed. I’ve a date to satisfy him on the Ace Lodge.”

Though he admitted to DM’ing the woman, Franco insisted that he was an entire “gentleman” whereas defending himself to Howard Stern: “I’m not going to excessive colleges on the lookout for dates. I’m leaving my work, and so they’re coming there! . . . And look, my fan base is, like, 17-year-old ladies.”

4 years later, in 2018, Franco received dragged once more after he received his Golden Globe for “The Catastrophe Artist.” Following his victory, actress Ally Sheedy, who labored with him on the 2014 play “The Lengthy Shrift,” then tweeted: “James Franco simply received. Please by no means ever ask me why I left the movie/television enterprise” and “Okay wait. Bye. Christian Slater and James Franco at a desk on @goldenglobes #MeToo.”

"Breakfast Club" actress Ally Sheedy, who worked with Franco on the 2014 play "The Long Shrift," posted cyptic tweets fans took to be critical of the actor after he won a 2018 Golden Globe for "The Disaster Artist."
“Breakfast Membership” actress Ally Sheedy, who labored with Franco on the 2014 play “The Lengthy Shrift,” posted cryptic tweets followers took to be crucial of the actor after he received a 2018 Golden Globe for “The Catastrophe Artist” whereas carrying a Time’s Up pin.
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Many followers took Sheedy’s tweets to indicate that “The Breakfast Membership” star was accusing Franco of some type of sexual harassment or abuse.

And Sheedy wasn’t the one actress to name Franco out on the 2018 Globes. Sarah Tither-Kaplan, a former pupil on the actor’s Studio four movie faculty, tweeted: “Hey James Franco, good #timesup pin on the #GoldenGlobes , bear in mind just a few weeks in the past while you instructed me the complete nudity you had me do in two of your motion pictures for $100/day wasn’t exploitative as a result of I signed a contract to do it? Instances up on that!”

In the meantime, actress Violet Paley tweeted: “Cute #TIMESUP pin James Franco. Keep in mind the time you pushed my head down in a automobile in direction of your uncovered penis & that different time you instructed my buddy to come back to your lodge when she was 17? After you had already been caught doing that to a special 17 yr previous?”

After Franco instructed Stephen Colbert that the allegations “should not correct,” Tither-Kaplan and three different girls accused the star of sexual misconduct in an LA Instances report later in January 2018. The fallout was so swift that the subsequent month Self-importance Truthful had Franco digitally faraway from its annual Hollywood problem.

In April 2021, comedian Charlene Yi posted on Instagram that she quit her role in Franco's film "The Disaster Artist" because of his misconduct accusations, calling Franco a "sexual predator" and Rogen (one of the film's producers) an "enabler."
In April 2021, comic Charlyne Yi posted on Instagram that she stop her position in Franco’s movie “The Catastrophe Artist” due to his misconduct accusations, calling Franco a “sexual predator” and Rogen (one of many movie’s producers) an “enabler.”

Among the lady from the Los Angles Instances report went on to file a sexual harassment lawsuit towards Franco in October 2019. A personal settlement was reached in February 2021, though he maintained his innocence.

However final month, Franco got here below fireplace for sexual misconduct once more, this time from comic Charlyne Yi, who posted on Instagram: “Once I tried to interrupt authorized contract & stop Catastrophe Artist as a result of James Franco is a sexual predator, [producers, including Rogen] tried to bribe me with an even bigger appearing position. I cried and instructed them that that was the precise reverse of what I wished, that I didn’t really feel protected working with a f–king sexual predator.”

Yi additionally talked about Rogen’s “SNL” monologue, accusing him of “enabling Franco . . . Proper after Franco was caught.”

Franco has additionally caught warmth from his former “Freaks and Geeks” co-star Busy Philipps. In her 2018 memoir “This Will Solely Damage a Little,” she claimed that Franco — who she describes as a “f – – king bully” — as soon as assaulted her on the set.

As a part of the script, she was instructed to frivolously hit Franco within the chest. Afterwards, she alleged that he blew up and attacked her: “He grabbed each my arms and screamed in my face, ‘DON’T EVER TOUCH ME AGAIN!’ ” Philipps wrote. “And he threw me to the bottom. Flat on my again. Wind knocked out of me.”

Now the wind has been knocked out of Franco’s profession, with even Rogen abandoning him. The final movie they collaborated on was 2017’s “The Catastrophe Artist,” and the comic instructed the Sunday Instances it’s “not a coincidence” that the 2 are now not working collectively after the allegations.

“What I can say is that I despise abuse and harassment and I might by no means cowl or conceal the actions of somebody doing it, or knowingly put somebody in a state of affairs the place they have been round somebody like that,” Rogen instructed the Instances, including that he regrets his “horrible joke” on “SNL.”

“I can say it, um, you understand, it has modified many issues in our relationship and our dynamic.”

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The true crime behind Emilia Clarke’s ‘Above Suspicion’




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Mark Putnam’s responsible plea on June 12, 1990, was not like any an American courtroom had seen earlier than.

Putnam was a younger FBI agent — and the primary to ever be convicted of murder. The person had confessed to strangling his lover Susan Smith, who not solely labored for him as an informant, however was mentioned to be carrying his unborn baby.

The dying of Smith is the topic of a brand new film starring Emilia Clarke known as “Above Suspicion,” out now. The story is a tragic story of how one man’s ambition and one other girl’s wild infatuation collided with lethal penalties.

Connecticut native Putnam was 27 years outdated and simply out of the FBI Academy when he discovered himself stationed in Pikeville, Kentucky, a small Appalachian city three hours from Lexington with a virtually unsupervised two-agent outpost. He moved there in 1987 along with his spouse Kathy and their two younger youngsters. 

A number of months earlier, a robber had stolen $18,000 in money from a financial institution in close by Meta, Kentucky, and it was as much as the native brokers to establish and catch the thief. After some false leads, they targeted in on Carl Edward “Cat Eyes” Lockhart, an area eccentric and repeat offender who had a pesky behavior of wildly spending his loot.

“Cat Eyes’ chief virtues had been gregariousness, loquaciousness and generosity,” wrote Joe Sharkey in his guide “Above Suspicion.” “Qualities admirable in law-abiding residents, however problematic in financial institution robbers.”

The companions approached Lockhart’s finest good friend, Kenneth Smith, and his 25-year-old ex-wife Susan Smith. Regardless of now not being married, they nonetheless lived collectively. However Kenneth proved unreliable, so Putnam picked Susan to be an informant as a substitute. 

In the film, Susan (Emilia Clarke) has a rocky relationship with her ex-husband, now called Cash (Johnny Knoxville).
Within the movie, Susan Smith (Emilia Clarke) has a rocky relationship along with her ex-husband, Kenneth Smith, now known as Money (Johnny Knoxville).
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The pair would meet two to a few instances each week, and Smith rapidly advised Putnam she believed Lockhart was planning one other heist as a result of she found a duffel bag with two sawed-off shotguns and ski masks of their house, Sharkey writes. Putnam would pay her 1000’s of {dollars} for ideas, whereas she turned more and more enamored along with her handler.

Susan started calling Putnam’s house continually, and his spouse Kathy would choose up the telephone and play the position of therapist for hours on finish.

“On the one hand, she appeared to have the concept that it was like a daily job, and Mark was her boss,” Kathy says in Sharkey’s guide. “Then, on the opposite, I believe she noticed him and her as Bonnie and Clyde.”

The unusual state of affairs turned extra unhealthy and determined. Moreover the nonstop telephone calls, Susan lower her hair quick to appear to be Kathy’s. For Christmas, she purchased Putnam costly trainers and a Nike shirt — an enormous no-no for an FBI informant. Sooner or later, Smith went on the lookout for Putnam on the courthouse and flashed her breasts on the safety guards, seemingly to make him jealous.

In response to Sharkey’s guide, a involved Kathy warned her husband: “Don’t you ever become involved with this girl . . . She’s going to get pregnant, and she’s going to destroy you.”

Mark Putnam clasps his hands in front of his face in Pikeville, Kentucky on June 12, 1990, prior to being sentenced to 16 years in prison for the strangulation death of Susan Smith.
In actual life, FBI agent Mark Putnam was given a 16-year jail sentence for the strangulation dying of Susan Smith.

His marriage strained, Putnam took Susan on a drive by means of the mountains per week earlier than Christmas, they usually had intercourse in his automobile. Putnam claims the pair made love 5 instances over a two-week interval, simply in that automobile, after which he known as the connection quits.

After native townsfolk threatened his household in reference to ongoing circumstances, Putnam was transferred to Miami, a lot to his aid.

However in response to Sharkey, whereas Putnam was away, Susan started fabricating a extra concerned two-year relationship between them and shouting about it from the rooftops. They had been in love, she mentioned, and he or she was pregnant along with his baby.

Whereas visiting Pikeville to wrap up a case, Putnam took Smith on a drive to Peter Creek Mountain one evening. He claims he advised her he would get a paternity take a look at as soon as the newborn was born, and that he and Kathy would undertake the kid. This threw Smith right into a violent rage. The 2 bodily fought, and Putnam strangled Smith. Her physique went limp, and the agent realized she was lifeless.

Putnam put Smith’s physique within the trunk of the automobile, the place it stayed for a complete day, till he dumped it right into a roadside ravine the next evening. It might have remained there if not for Putnam, wracked with guilt, confessing to the crime and main investigators to the corpse a 12 months later.

Prosecutor John Paul Runyon was flabbergasted. He advised the Related Press that ″we had completely no proof. Not one scintilla or shred of proof to convey a cost or convict this man.″

″Within the 28 years that I’ve been a prosecutor, that is the primary expertise that I’ve had the place a lawyer known as me on a phone and mentioned, ‘I’ve a person who desires to admit to homicide, or murder, and needs to go to the penitentiary,’ and we had completely no proof.”

Putnam was sentenced to 16 years in jail, however was launched after 10 years, early in 2000, on good habits. Two years prior, Putnam’s spouse Kathy died of organ failure — doubtless from heavy consuming — at age 38.

Right now, Putnam is remarried and lives in Georgia. However surprisingly, Kathy’s dad and mom at all times caught by their former son-in-law.

“He’s an exquisite man,” her mom Carol Ponticelli advised the Hartford Courant when he was let loose of jail. “It was a criminal offense of ardour.”

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Rafe Spall, Esther Smith nonetheless ‘Attempting’ as comedy returns




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Married couple Jason Ross and Nikki Newman are again for Season 2 of “Attempting” — and all is correct of their world.

Nicely, virtually.

Jason (Rafe Spall) and Nikki (Esther Smith), who had been lastly permitted as adoptive dad and mom within the Season 1 finale of “Attempting,” are discovering the method isn’t really easy when the light comedy, created and written by Andy Wolton, returns Friday, Might 21 on Apple TV+.

“The second season is about them being matched up with a toddler which, if something, is tougher as a result of there’s an excessive amount of competitors for fairly a small pool of youngsters within the system,” stated Spall, who spoke to The Put up together with Smith. “They meet somebody they fall in love with … however there are different households with fancier homes and higher jobs and ostensibly higher properties.

“A part of the pleasure of the present is that watching it as an viewers member, you root for this pair,” he stated. “ they’re deserving and you understand that they’re good — maybe even earlier than they themselves do, which I feel is a part of the present’s enchantment.”

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Ophelia Lovibond (from left), Esther Smith and Sian Brooke in a scene from Season 2 of “Attempting.”
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“I feel the stakes are loads greater this season,” stated Smith, 34. “They discover and fall in love with baby who they really feel is their baby, so the potential for heartbreak and rejection is large. They’ve bought additional to fall, in a manner…and we watch them navigate what which may imply.

“I feel there comes an actual maturity in attempting to just accept that. You’ll actually see these characters develop.”

The brand new season opens not lengthy after the top of Season 1; Jason and Nikki, enthusiastic about adopting a toddler, nonetheless dwell of their modest condo in northwest London (Camden City) whereas coping with their separated associates Erica (Ophelia Lovibond) and Freddy (Oliver Chris) — and with Nikki’s sister Karen (Sian Brooke), whose obnoxious, layabout lover, Scott (Darren Boyd), now fancies himself a author of noir-ish crime thrillers.

“[Nikki and Jason] have been by way of loads,” Spall stated. “Infertility is clearly an unbelievably troublesome state of affairs and I feel that has the potential to tear folks aside, however it may well additionally carry folks collectively in the event that they’re on the identical web page. They’re very clear on their deep love and respect for one another. They’re seemingly bulletproof; I’m not saying they’re not flawed, as a result of they’re, however they’ve a love that sustains and I feel they’re in a extremely good place — particularly compared to their dreadful associates.”

Smith stated she and Spall have realized loads in regards to the adoption course of whereas capturing the collection, which has been renewed for a 3rd season.

“It one thing that we’re not very well-versed on, and there’s not quite a lot of illustration on TV or movie right here about that course of. I didn’t notice how onerous it was, how lengthy of a course of it was and also you’ll see that, after they get permitted, Nikki and Jason are nonetheless actually thick within the woods with it. It’s been actually beautiful listening to suggestions from individuals who have been or who’re going by way of the [adoption] course of, who really feel like their story is being represented and really feel like they’re being seen. It’s such validation and encouragement for the collection.”

Additionally again for Season 2 is Imelda Staunton as Nikki and Jason’s humorous, straight-shooting social employee, Penny, who’s been serving to them by way of the adoption course of. Staunton will play Queen Elizabeth in Seasons 5 and 6 of “The Crown”; there’s no phrase on whether or not she is going to return for Season Three of “Attempting” which, Spall stated, hopes to start capturing this fall.

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Imelda Staunton (left) is again as no-nonsense social employee Penny in Season 2 of “Attempting.”
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“She’s an enormous a part of the present and we’re very proud and happy to have her concerned,” he stated. “Nevertheless, after we do Season 3, she’s now the Queen of England, so I don’t know if we’re going to should curtsy or bow to her — although we do this anyway. A few of our favourite scenes to shoot are together with her.”

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