It’s that time of year again – the 65th Grammy Awards are almost here! Music fans around the world will be tuning in to see who takes home the coveted award for Album of the Year, as well as the other 91 categories up for grabs. This year, the competition is fierce, with Beyoncé leading the pack with nine nominations, followed by Kendrick Lamar with eight, and Adele and Brandi Carlile with seven each. With so many talented artists in the running, the night promises to be one to remember.
So, who are the frontrunners? Beyoncé is looking to become the most awarded artist in Grammy history, with her meticulously researched homage to black and queer dance music, Renaissance, leading the charge for Album of the Year. DJ Khaled is also up for Best Rap Album, despite not actually rapping himself.
As for performances, viewers can expect to see some of music’s biggest names, including Lizzo and Harry Styles, as well as some bittersweet tributes to the stars we’ve lost. The night will also feature an in memoriam section to honour the memory of Takeoff, with Quavo joining the Maverick City Music Choir to remember his nephew.
The Best Song and Record of the Year awards are also hotly contested, with contenders including Abba, Adele, Beyoncé, Mary J Blige, Brandi Carlile, Lizzo, Coldplay, Kendrick Lamar, Harry Styles, Anitta, Omar Apollo and many more.
So, make sure to get your snacks ready and tune in to the Grammy Awards on Sunday 20th March at 01:00 GMT (2:00 am Nigerian time) to find out who will be crowned the winners of 2021. It’s sure to be a night to remember!