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And The Nominees For The 2021 Best Metal Performance Grammy Are…

Everything from Dream Theater and Mastodon to AC/DC and Nine Inch Nails.

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The nominees for the 64th annual GRAMMY Awards have been announced, and of course there are a handful of rock and metal artists. This year's GRAMMY Awards will take place on January 31 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, CA. Though whether or not this year's award will be able to save the GRAMMY's declining viewership remains to be seen.

The nominees for 2021 include:

Best Metal Performance:

  • Deftones – "Genesis"
  • Gojira – "Amazonia"
  • Mastodon – "Pushing The Tides"
  • Rob Zombie – "The Triumph Of King Freak (A Crypt Of Preservation And Superstition)"
  • Dream Theater – "The Alien"

Best Rock Album:

  • AC/DCPower Up
  • Chris CornellNo One Sings Like You Anymore Vol. 1
  • Foo FightersMedicine At Midnight
  • Paul McCartneyMcCartney III
  • Black PumasCapitol Cuts — Live From Studio A

Best Rock Song:

  • Foo Fighters – "Waiting On A War"
  • Mammoth WVH – "Distance"
  • Weezer – "All My Favorite Songs"
  • Kings Of Leon – "The Bandit"
  • Paul McCartney – "Find My Way"

Best Rock Performance:

  • Deftones – "Ohms"
  • Foo Fighters – "Making A Fire"
  • Chris Cornell – "Nothing Compares 2 U" (Prince cover)
  • AC/DC – "Shot In The Dark"
  • Black Pumas – "Know You Better (Live From Capitol Studio A)

Best Music Video:

  • AC/DC – "Shot In The Dark"
  • Jon Batiste – "Freedom"
  • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga – "I Get A Kick Out Of You"
  • Justin Bieber (feat. Daniel Caesar) – "Peaches"
  • Billie Eilish – "Happier Than Ever"
  • Lil Nas X – "Montero (Call Me By Your Name)"

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:

  • Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor & Atticus RossSoul
  • Kris BowersBridgerton
  • Hans ZimmerDune
  • Ludwig GöranssonThe Mandalorian: Season 2 — Vol. 2' (Chapters 13-16)
  • Carlos Rafael RiveraThe Queen's Gambit

Best Alternative Music Album:

  • Halsey, Trent Reznor & Atticus RossIf I Can't Have Love, I Want Power
  • Japanese BreakfastJubilee
  • Arlo ParksCollapsed In Sunbeams
  • St. VincentDaddy's Home
  • Fleet FoxesShore

Best Remixed Recording:

  • "Passenger" (Mike Shinoda Remix); Mike Shinoda, remixer (Deftones); track from: White Pony (20th Anniversary Deluxe Edition)
  • "Back To Life" (Booker T Kings of Soul Satta Dub); Booker T, remixer (Soul II Soul)
  • "Born For Greatness" (Cymek Remix); Spencer Bastin, remixer (Papa Roach); track from: Greatest Hits Vol. 2 The Better Noise Years
  • "Constant Craving" (Fashionably Late Remix); Tracy Young, remixer (K.D. Lang)
  • "Inside Out" (3SCAPE DRM REMIX); 3SCAPE DRM, remixer (Zedd and Griff)
  • "Met Him Last Night" (Dave Audé Remix); Dave Audé, remixer (Demi Lovato and Ariana Grande)
  • "Talks" (Mura Masa Remix); Alexander Crossan, remixer (PVA)
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