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Beyoncé, Roddy Ricch and more dominate the 2021 Grammy nominations

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The 2021 Grammy nominations were revealed in a livestream Tuesday, and Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nods, making her the most nominated female in Grammy history.

Beyoncé’s nominations include four for her single, “Black Parade.” She also landed nods for Best Music Video for “Brown Skin Girl” and Best Music Film for her visual album, Black Is King. 

Queen Bey is also nominated in the Best Rap performance category for her contribution to Megan Thee Stallion‘s “Savage,” which is also up for Record of the Year. 

If Beyoncé wins eight of the nine Grammys this time around, she’ll make history as the performer with the most wins of all time; if she wins four, she’ll become the female artist with the most wins, adding to her 24 Grammy wins and 79 nods.

Roddy Ricch falls right behind with six nominations, including Song of the Year for “The Box” and Record of the Year, for DaBaby‘s “Rockstar.” 

Late Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke received a posthumous nomination for Best Rap Performance for his Meet the Woo single, “Dior.” 

Meanwhile, budding artist SAINt Jhn also received a nomination for Best Mixed Recording for the Imanbek Zeikenov-produced remix of his hit single, “Roses.”

Other nominees include Jhene Aiko, Big Sean, H.E.R., Post Malone, Chloe x Halle, Lil Baby, Ledisi,Nas, Skip Marley, Burna Boy, newcomer Jack Harlow and more. 

The 2021 Grammys, hosted by The Daily Show‘s Trevor Noah, will air on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on CBS.

By Rachel George
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