Congratulations 2021 Grammy nominees!

Congratulations 2021 GRAMMY nominees! Union musicians of AFM Local 47 in Los Angeles can be heard on countless recordings from the hottest hits of the year.

Listen to our #AFM47 2021 Grammys Playlist while you review our list of #unionstrong 63rd annual Grammy nominees below, and be sure to check out the live broadcast of winners airing Sunday, Jan. 31 on CBS.

Record Of The Year

  • SAY SO – Doja Cat
  • CIRCLES – Post Malone

Album Of The Year

  • CHILOMBO – Jhené Aiko
  • WOMEN IN MUSIC PT. III – HAIM
  • HOLLYWOOD’S BLEEDING – Post Malone

Song Of The Year

  • CIRCLES – Post Malone
  • IF THE WORLD WAS ENDING – JP Saxe Featuring Julia Michaels

Best Pop Solo Performance

  • WATERMELON SUGAR – Harry Styles

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

  • RAIN ON ME – Lady Gaga with Ariana Grande

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • TRUE LOVE: A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER – Harry Connick, Jr.
  • AMERICAN STANDARD – James Taylor

Best Pop Vocal Album

    • CHANGES – Justin Bieber
    • CHROMATICA – Lady Gaga
    • FINE LINE – Harry Styles

Best Dance/Electronic Album

  • GOOD FAITH – Madeon

Best Rock Performance

  • SHAMEIKA – Fiona Apple
  • THE STEPS – HAIM

Best Rock Song

  • SHAMEIKA – Fiona Apple

Best Rock Album

  • THE NEW ABNORMAL – The Strokes

Best Alternative Music Album

  • FETCH THE BOLT CUTTERS – Fiona Apple

Best R&B Performance

  • LIGHTNING & THUNDER – Jhené Aiko Featuring John Legend

Best Traditional R&B Performance

  • WONDER WHAT SHE THINKS OF ME – Chloe X Halle

Best R&B Song

  • SLOW DOWN – Skip Marley & H.E.R.

Best Progressive R&B Album

  • CHILOMBO – Jhené Aiko
  • UNGODLY HOUR – Chloe X Halle

Best R&B Album

  • BIGGER LOVE – John Legend

Best Country Song

  • THE BONES – Maren Morris

Best Country Album

  • YOUR LIFE IS A RECORD – Brandy Clark

Best Jazz Instrumental Album

  • ON THE TENDER SPOT OF EVERY CALLOUSED MOMENT – Ambrose Akinmusire

Best Folk Album

  • THANKS FOR THE DANCE – Leonard Cohen

Best Reggae Album

  • HIGHER PLACE – Skip Marley

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

  • 1917 – Thomas Newman, composer
  • STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – John Williams, composer

Best Song Written For Visual Media

  • INTO THE UNKNOWN [FROM FROZEN 2] – Idina Menzel & AURORA

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella

  • URANUS: THE MAGICIAN – Jeremy Levy, arranger (Jeremy Levy Jazz Orchestra)

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

  • ANDREW WATT (AFM Local 47 member)
    – Midnight Sky (Miley Cyrus) (S)
    – Ordinary Man (Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Elton John) (T)
    – Under The Graveyard (Ozzy Osbourne) (T)

Best Orchestral Performance

  • IVES: COMPLETE SYMPHONIES – Gustavo Dudamel, conductor,  Los Angeles Philharmonic

The above list lists tracks, singles and albums with union contracts currently on file with AFM Local 47. Something missing? Let us know! Email press@afm47.org.