Grammy 2021: Full list of winners as Burna Boy, Beyonce and other stars steal the show

Grammy 2021: Full list of winners as Burna Boy, Beyonce and other stars steal the show

- The much-awaited Grammy Award finally held on March 14, 2021, and it was a memorable occasion

- There were a number of big wins such as Nigerian star, Burna Boy’s first Grammy and 19-year-old Billie Eilish’s 6th win

- Legit NG has sighted the full list of winners and another Nigerian star, Wizkid, also won his first award

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One highlight of the music entertainment industry is the Grammy Awards and the 63rd edition held on March 14, 2021.

There were quite a great number of wins, surprises, and more and it was definitely an event to remember.

Some wins were quite notable seeing as they broke records. For instance, Nigerian stars, Burna Boy and Wizkid won their first-ever Grammy Awards.

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The self-styled African Giant, Burna Boy’s Twice As Tall album was awarded the Best Global Music Album while Wizkid won the Best Video Award through his collaboration with Beyonce on Brown Skin Girl.

Grammy 2021: Full list of winners as Burna Boy, Beyonce and other stars steal the show
Grammy 2021: A number of music stars stole the show at the award ceremony. Photos: @burnaboygram @billieeilish @beyonce @wizkidayo
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Also notable was an American rapper, Nas’ first Grammy win despite being nominated 14 times in his entire career. On the other hand, another rapper, Kanye West, won his 22nd Grammy Award, making his at a tie with Jay Z

Singer Billie Eilish also won her sixth Grammy Award despite being just 19 years old.

See the full list of winners below:

Best New Artist:

Ingrid Andress

Phoebe Bridgers

Noah Cyrus


D Smoke

Doja Cat


Winner: Megan Thee Stallion

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Winner: Bubba – Kaytranada

Kick I – Arca

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Energy – Disclosure

Planet’s Mad – Baauer

Good Faith – Madeon

Best Dance Recording

Winner: “10%” – Kaytranada featuring Kali Uchis

“On My Mind” – Diplo & Sidepiece

“My High” – Disclosure, Aminé and Slowthai

“The Difference” – Flume featuring Toro y Moi

“Both of Us” – Jayda G

Best Rock Performance

Winner: “Shameika” – Fiona Apple

“The Steps” – HAIM

“Stay High” – Brittany Howard

“Not” – Big Thief

“Kyoto” – Phoebe Bridgers

“Daylight” – Grace Potter

Best Rock Song

Winner: “Stay High” — Brittany Howard

“Kyoto” — Phoebe Bridgers

“Lost in Yesterday” — Tame Impala

“Not”— Big Thief

“Shameika” — Fiona Apple

Best Rock Album

“A Hero’s Death” — Fontaines D.C.

“Kiwanuka” — Michael Kiwanuka

“Daylight” — Grace Potter

“Sound & Fury” — Sturgill Simpson

Winner: “The New Abnormal” — The Strokes

Best Alternative Music Album

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Winner: Fetch the Bolt Cutters — Fiona Apple

Hyperspace — Beck

Punisher — Phoebe Bridgers

Jaime — Brittany Howard

The Slow Rush — Tame Impala

Best Gospel Album

Winner: Gospel According to PJ – PJ Morton

2econd Wind: ReadY – Anthony Brown & group therAPy

My Tribute – Myron Butler

Choirmaster – Ricky Dillard

Kierra – Kierra Sheard

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Winner: Jesus Is King – Kanye West

Run to The Father – Cody Carnes

All of My Best Friends – Hillsong Young & Free

Holy Water – We the Kingdom

Citizen of Heaven – Tauren Wells

Best R&B Performance

Jhené Aiko featuring John Legend — “Lightning & Thunder”

Winner: Beyoncé — “Black Parade”

Jacob Collier featuring Mahalia & Ty Dolla $ign — “All I Need”

Brittany Howard — “Goat Head”

Emily King — “See Me”

Best Progressive R&B Album

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Jhené Aiko — Chilombo

Chloe x Halle — Ungodly Hour

Free Nationals — Free Nationals

Robert Glasper — Fu*ck Yo Feelings

Winner: Thundercat — It Is What It Is

Best Traditional R&B Performance:

The Baylor Project featuring Jean Baylor & Marcus Baylor — “Sit On Down”

Chloe x Halle — “Wonder What She Thinks of Me”

Mykal Kilgore — “Let Me Go”

Winner: Ledisi — “Anything for You”

Yebba — “Distance”

Best R&B Song

Winner: Robert Glasper featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello — “Better Than I Imagine”

Beyoncé — “Black Parade”

Tiana Major9 & EarthGang — “Collide”

Chloe x Halle — “Do It”

Skip Marley & H.E.R. — “Slow Down”

Best Music Video

Winner: “Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé, Saint Jhn & Wizkid Featuring Blue Ivy Carter

“Life Is Good” – Future Featuring Drake

“Lockdown” – Anderson .Paak

“Adore You” – Harry Styles

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“Goliath” – Woodkid

Best R&B Album

Ant Clemons — Happy 2 Be Here

Giveon — Take Time

Luke James — To Feel Love/D

Winner: John Legend — Bigger Love

Gregory Porter — All Rise

John Legend — Bigger Love

Best Global Music Album:


Winner: TWICE AS TALL - Burna Boy

AGORA - Bebel Gilberto

LOVE LETTERS - Anoushka Shankar

AMADJAR - Tinariwen

Best Melodic Rap Performance

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”

Drake featuring Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”

Winner: Anderson .Paak — “Lockdown”

Roddy Ricch — “The Box”

Travis Scott — “Highest in the Room”

Best Rap Performance

Big Sean featuring Nipsey Hussle — “Deep Reverence”

DaBaby — “Bop”

Jack Harlow — “Whats Poppin”

Lil Baby — “The Bigger Picture”

Winner: Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — “Savage”

Pop Smoke — “Dior”

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Album of the Year

Jhené Aiko — Chilombo

Black Pumas — Black Pumas (Deluxe Edition)

Coldplay — Everyday Life

Jacob Collier — Djesse Vol. 3

Haim — Women in Music Pt. III

Dua Lipa — Future Nostalgia

Post Malone — Hollywood’s Bleeding

Winner: Taylor Swift — Folklore

Best Rap Song

Lil Baby — The Bigger Picture”

Roddy Ricch — “The Box”

Drake featuring Lil Durk — “Laugh Now Cry Later”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”

Winner: Megan thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé —”Savage”

Best Rap Album

D Smoke — Black Habits

Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist — Alfredo

Jay Electronica — A Written Testimony

Winner: Nas — King’s Disease

Royce da 5’9″ — The Allegory

Song of the Year

Beyoncé — “Black Parade”

Roddy Ricch — “The Box”

Taylor Swift — “Cardigan”

Post Malone — “Circles” Post Malone

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Dua Lipa — “Don’t Start Now” Dua Lipa

Billie Eilish — “Everything I Wanted” Billie Eilish

Winner: H.E.R. — “I Can’t Breath”

Saxe featuring Michaels — “If the World Was Ending”

Record of the Year

Beyoncé — “Black Parade”

Black Pumas — “Colors”

DaBaby featuring Roddy Ricch — “Rockstar”

Doja Cat — “Say So”

Winner: Billie Eilish — “Everything I Wanted”

Dua Lipa — “Don’t Start Now”

Post Malone — “Circles”

Megan Thee Stallion featuring Beyoncé — “Savage”

Congratulations to the winners. earlier reported that Nigerian star, Davido, congratulated Burna Boy and Wizkid on their Grammy Award wins.

Davido said that their win was a big victory for Nigeria and for the people as he praised the great feat.

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