Female Nominees Dominate Rock Categories At 63rd Grammys


Female artists lead the way in nominations in the Rock categories at the 63rd annual Grammy Awards, which were announced Tuesday.

Fiona Apple, Brittany Howard and Phoebes Bridgers are each up for three awards: Rock Performance, Rock Song and Alternative Music Album. Bridgers also earned a Best New Artist nom.

Grace Potter is nominated for Best Rock Album (Daylight) and Rock Performance (for “Daylight”) and Big Thief – fronted by Adrianne Lenker – has a nom for Best Rock Performance for "Not," a track that earned Lenker a Best Rock Song nomination.

With HAIM also nominated for Best Rock Performance, this marks the first time ever all the nominees in the category are female voices.

Trevor Noah will host the Grammy Awards on Jan. 31, 2021.

Check out the nominations in Rock categories below and to see who else was nominated for the 63rd Grammy Awards, click here.

Best Rock Performance
Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
Big Thief - "Not"
Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
HAIM - "The Steps"
Brittany Howard - "Stay High"
Grace Potter - "Daylight"

Best Metal Performance
Body Count - "Bum-Rush"
Code Orange - "Underneath"
In the Moment - "The In-Between"
Poppy - "Bloodmoney"
Power Trip - "Executioner’s Tax (Swing of the Axe) - Live"

Best Rock Song
Phoebe Bridgers - "Kyoto"
Tame Impala - "Lost in Yesterday"
Big Thief - "Not"
Fiona Apple - "Shameika"
Brittany Howard - "Stay High"

Best Rock Album
Fontaines D.C. - A Hero’s Death
Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka
Grace Potter - Daylight
Sturgill Simpson - Sound and Fury
The Strokes - The New Abnormal

Best Alternative Music Album
Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Beck - Hyperspace
Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
Brittany Howard - Jaime
Tame Impala - The Slow Rush

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