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Jayda G, Arca and Disclosure have been nominated for GRAMMY Awards

The full list of 2021 nominees is out now

  • Words: Patrick Hinton | Photo: FRANZ FREITAG
  • 24 November 2020
Jayda G, Arca and Disclosure have been nominated for GRAMMY Awards

The GRAMMYs has announced its full list of 2021 nominees.

In the dance/electronic field, former Mixmag cover stars Jayda G (pictured), Disclosure, Flume and Kaytranada are up for the Best Dance Recording prize. Jayda G for her single ‘Both Of Us’, Disclosure for the Aminé & Slowthai featuring ‘My High’, Kaytranada for the Toro y Moi featuring ‘10%’, and Flume for ‘The Difference’, which also features Toro y Moi. Diplo and SIDEPIECE are also nominated in the category for ‘On My Mind’.

Disclosure and Kaytranada are also among the Best Dance/Electronic Album nominations for their respective ‘ENERGY’ and ‘Bubba’ LPs, alongside Arca ‘Kick I’, Baauer ‘Planet’s Mad’ and Madeon ‘Good Faith’.

In the Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical category there's a nomination for Flying Lotus.

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The newly renamed Best Progressive R&B Album section includes nominations for Jhené Aiko, Chloe X Halle, The Nationals, Robert Glasper and Thundercat.

Burna Boy is among the nominees for the newly renamed Best Global Music Album category.

Further artists picking up nominations across the 83 categories of the 63rd GRAMMY Awards include Doja Cat, Dua Lipa, Megan Thee Stallion, J Balvin, Travis Scott, Tame Impala, Beyoncé, Pop Smoke, Anderson .Paak, Kanye West and Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist.

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The ceremony will be hosted by Trevor Noah and is due to take place on January 31, 2021.

In a statement, Noah said: "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. 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!"

See the full list of nominations here.

Patrick Hinton is Mixmag's Digital Features Editor, follow him on Twitter

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