The Recording AcademyFans are in store for a star-studded lineup at the 2021 Grammy Awards this weekend.
DaBaby, Lil Baby, Roddy Ricch and “WAP” collaborators Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion are among the artists who will perform at the 63rd annual ceremony this coming weekend.
For his “Rockstar” anthem with Roddy, DaBaby scored three nods and another for his 2019 single, “Bop,” which is up for Best Rap Performance against Lil Baby’s protest anthem, “The Bigger Picture.”
Roddy’s hit single “The Box” is up for Song of the Year, Best Rap Song and Best Melodic Rap Performance.
As a first-time nominee, Megan scored a total of four nominations, including Best New Artist, as well as Best Rap Performance, Record of the Year, Best Rap Song for her “Savage” remix featuring Beyoncé.
However, Beyoncé dominated the nominations this year with nine nods, including one for her Black Is King film, the “Brown Skin Girl” music video, and four for her “Black Parade” anthem.
Chilombo singer Jhene Aiko will kick off the Grammy event as host of the premiere ceremony at 3 p.m ET, where fellow nominee Burna Boy will be performing. Chilombo is nominated for Album of the Year and Best Progressive R&B Album, while Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall is nominated for Best Global Music album.
The Grammy Awards, hosted by Trevor Noah, will air March 14 at 8 p.m. on CBS.
By Rachel George
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