BTS, Megan Thee Stallion and more 2021 Grammy nominees celebrate the big news
The Recording Academy unveiled the 2021 Grammy nominees live Tuesday morning, and next year’s lucky contenders wasted no time expressing their excitement and gratitude on social media.
“Black Is King” mastermind Beyoncé leads the nominations with nine — including record and song of the year nods for her Juneteenth single, “Black Parade” — followed by Taylor Swift, Dua Lipa and Roddy Ricch with six apiece.
“This doesn’t feel real!!!!!” Lipa, whose latest studio effort, “Future Nostalgia,” is nominated for album of the year, wrote on Instagram. “6 GRAMMY NOMS!!! WHAT IS THIS LIFE!!!! I CAN’T BELIEVE IT!!! 6!!!!! MY HEART IS RACING AND IM IN TOTAL SHOCK! IM BEAMING AND FIZZING!!!!!!
Also in the running for the coveted album of the year prize are Swift’s quarantine surprise “Folklore,” Jhené Aiko’s “Chilombo,” Black Pumas’ “Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition),” Coldplay’s “Everyday Life,” Jacob Collier’s “Djesse Vol.3,” Haim’s “Women in Music Pt. III” and Post Malone’s “Hollywood’s Bleeding.”
“Woah!” tweeted Aiko, who is also nominated for progressive R&B album and for R&B performance with John Legend. “Thank you [Recording Academy].”
“Congratulations to @JheneAiko on ALL of her nominations!” wrote Legend, whose “Bigger Love” is also up for R&B album. “Thank you for including me on this record!”
The 2021 Grammy nominations, in 83 categories
“Savage” rapper Megan Thee Stallion was among the first to react to her multiple nominations with several crying emojis. She’s up for best new artist, along with Ingrid Andress, Noah Cyrus, D Smoke, Doja Cat, Kaytranada, Phoebe Bridgers and Chika, who has already altered her Twitter bio to read, “i’m grammy nominated, don’t touch me.”
And, finally, the Grammy for best nomination reaction (so far), goes to “Dynamite” hitmakers V, Jungkook, RM and Jimin of BTS, who can be seen whooping and cheering as Megan Thee Stallion reads the nominees for pop duo/group performance in a euphoric Twitter video with the unhinged but relatable caption, “Ohmmmmmmyyyyyyyyggghghhhhhhhgggggggggdhdhsjsixudbslsogbdsisgshdbxidjdbdidhdifjfiri.”
See those and more reactions to the 2021 Grammy nominations below, including a message from Grammys host Trevor Noah.
I just woke up what— traitor joe (@phoebe_bridgers) November 24, 2020
I’m crying— CHIKA 🕹 (@oranicuhh) November 24, 2020
Nominan Mesa Para dos al Grammy Gringo!! Que bendiciòn! 🇵🇷@LatinGRAMMYs— Kany Garcia (@kanygarcia) November 24, 2020
there are so many incredible country songs created every year, and for the @RecordingAcad to include ours for the 3rd year in a row is a tremendous honor. we’re grateful to share this moment with our friend @justinbieber, and all the wonderful fans who got us here. ❤️ pic.twitter.com/4f0bMusAuy— Dan + Shay (@DanAndShay) November 24, 2020
LIKE WOW I CANT EVEN— Julia Michaels (@juliamichaels) November 24, 2020
Words can’t express how proud I am for my brothers! I know how hard y’all worked on this masterpiece and it’s paying off!! Congrats to the free nats for snatching that #GRAMMYs nom for best progressive rnb album!!! @freenationalsXX pic.twitter.com/626OGfaBoY— Anderson .Blacked (@AndersonPaak) November 24, 2020
Siguen las bendiciones. #MemoriasdeNavidad nominada al Grammy Americano. Recuerda que puedes conseguir el tema “Ya se ven las bombillitas” en todas las plataformas digitales. Eeehhhh @recordingacademy https://t.co/WTQJwnT2d3— Víctor Manuelle (@VictorManuelle) November 24, 2020
Feliz con esta nominación, gracias a la academia de la grabación, Gracias Dios🙏 https://t.co/3KUpYHERSy— JORGE CELEDON (@Jorgitoceledon) November 24, 2020
In a year that most human beings would love to forget, there has been one constant force that has brought us together - Music. I’m truly honoured to be hosting The #GRAMMYs, a night celebrating all of our favourite artists who’ve helped keep us sane while we’re all stuck indoors! pic.twitter.com/rmFuBjWeJk— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) November 24, 2020
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