2021 Grammys Submissions/Predictions: Mac Miller, The Weeknd, Tame Impala, and More

It’s that time of the year, the 2021 Grammys season has begun. With the deadline for submissions coming to a close on August 31st, the Grammy ballot have submitted the first round of votes on September 30th.

On a yearly basis, artist submissions to genre specific and the “Big 4” (Album, Record, and Song of the Year, & Best New Artist) categories, are campaigned before the Recording Academy unveils the list of nominees on (November 24th). Here is the full list of submissions, that’ll be updated once more gets revealed! (Scroll down for predictions)

Abbreviations: 

AOTY = Album Of The Year

ROTY = Record Of The Year

SOTY = Song Of The Year

Perf = Performance 

BMV = Best Music Video


Jhene Aiko

Chilombo: AOTY, Progressive R&B Album
BS: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Lightning & Thunder: R&B Perf

Fiona Apple
Fetch the Bolt Cutters: AOTY, Alt Album, Eng Album
Shameika: ROTY, SOTY, Rock Song, Rock Perf

Bad Bunny
YHLQMDLG: AOTY, Latin Urban/Pop Album
Un Dia: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf

BEYONCÉ 
Black Parade: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Savage: ROTY, SOTY, Rap Perf, Rap Song
Playing Games: SOTY, R&B Song
Black Is King: Music Film
Brown Skin Girl: BMV
Already: BMV

Justin Bieber
Changes: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Intentions: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Stuck With U: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
10,000 Hours: (ROTY, SOTY), Country Song, Country Duo/Group Perf
Yummy: Pop Solo Perf

The Black Eyed Peas
Mamacita: Pop Duo/Group Perf
Girl Like Me: Pop Duo/Group Perf

Blackpink
Best New Artist
Ice Cream: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf

Phoebe Bridgers
Best New Artist
Punisher: AOTY, Alt Album, Eng. Album
Kyoto: ROTY, SOTY
I Know The End: BMV

BTS

Dynamite: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV

Map Of The Soul: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album

Camila Cabello
Romance: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
My Oh My: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
First Man: Pop Solo Perf
Shameless: Pop Solo Perf

Chloe x Halle

Ungodly Hour: AOTY, Progressive R&B Perf
Do It: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Song, R&B Perf, BMV
Wonder What She Thinks Of Me: Trad R&B Perf

Sabrina Claudio
Rumors: ROTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV
SBCNCSLY: ROTY, Dance Recording
Come Away: ROTY
Truth Is: AOTY, Prog R&B Album

Coldplay
Everyday Life: Rock Album, AOTY
Orphans: ROTY, SOTY, Rock Perf, Rock Song
Trouble in town: BMV
Arabesque, Broken: Best Arrangement
Live in Jordan: Best Music Film.

Miley Cyrus
Midnight Sky: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf

DaBaby
KIRK: AOTY, Rap Album
Rockstar: ROTY, SOTY, Melodic Rap Perf, Rap Song
Levi High: ROTY, (SOTY)
BOP: Rap Perf
Richer Than Everybody: ROTY, Rap Perf
Stuntin On You: Rap Perf
For the Night: Melodic Rap Perf

Jason Derulo
Savage Love: (ROTY, SOTY), Pop Duo/Group Perf
Dancing: Pop Solo Perf

Diplo
Producer of the Year
Daylight: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf

Doja Cat
Best New Artist
Hot Pink: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Say So: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
Rules: Rap Perf
Juicy: Melodic Rap Perf
Like That: Rap Song

Drake
Life Is Good: Rap Perf, Rap Song
Popstar: Rap Perf, Rap Song
Laugh Now Cry Later: Melodic Rap Perf, Rap Song
Greece: Melodic Rap Perf
LOYAL: Melodic Rap Perf
Only You: Rap Perf

dvsn
A Muse: R&B Perf, R&B Song
Between Us: R&B Perf, R&B Song
A Muse in Her Feelings: (AOTY), Prog R&B Album

Bob Dylan
Rough & Rowdy Ways: AOTY, Americana Album
Murder Most Foul: ROTY, SOTY, AR Perf, AR Song
False Prophet: Rock Song, Rock Perf
Gone But Not Forgotten: AR Song

Billie Eilish 
everything i wanted: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
No Time to Die: Song for Visual Media

Dominic Fike
Best New Artist

FINNEAS
Best New Artist

FKA Twigs
Ego Death: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Sum Bout You: Rap Song, Melodic Rap Perf, BMV
Magdalene: AOTY, Alt Album
Sad Day: BMV

Selena Gomez
Lose You To Love Me: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
Rare: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Ice Cream: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Past Life: Pop Duo/Group Perf

Ellie Goulding
Hate Me: ROTY, SOTY
Brightest Blue: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
Love I’m Given: Pop Solo Perf
Slow Grenade: Pop Duo/Group Perf
Worry About Me: BMV

Ariana Grande
K bye for now: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Rain On Me: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Stuck With U: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
You Don’t Own Me: Pop Duo/Group
Ice Cream: SOTY
Don’t Call Me Angel: Song For Visual Media

Conan Gray
Best New Artist
Maniac: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
Kid Krow: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album

CeeLo Green
CeeLo Green Is Thomas Callaway – AOY, R&B Album
Lead Me – ROY, SOY, R&B Perf, R&B Song

Grimes
Miss Anthropocene: AOTY, Alt Album
Delete Forever: ROTY, SOTY
Cry: SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
4 am: Dance Rec

HAIM
The Steps: (ROTY, SOTY), Rock Song, Rock Perf
Women in Music Pt. III: AOTY, Alt Album

Halsey
You should be sad: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
Manic: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
The Other Girl: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Be Kind: Pop Duo/Group Perf

Jack Harlow
Best New Artist
Sweet Action: AOTY, Rap Album
What’s Poppin’ (original): ROTY, SOTY, Rap Perf, Rap Song

H.E.R
I Can’t Breathe: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Slow Down: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
BS: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Gotta Move On: R&B Song, R&B Perf
Smile: R&B Song
Better Than I Imagine: R&B Song
Comfortable: Trad R&B Perf
Make the Most: R&B Perf

Joji
Best New Artist
Daylight: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Run: Rock Song, Rock Perf
Gimme Love: Pop Solo Perf

Jojo
good to know (deluxe): AOTY, R&B Album
Think About You: ROTY, SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Small Things: Pop Solo

Juice WRLD
Legends Never Die: AOTY, Rap Album
Come & Go: ROTY, SOTY
Hate Me: ROTY, SOTY

Alicia Keys

Underdog: ROTY, SOTY, (Pop Solo Perf)
Show Me Love: R&B Perf, (R&B Song)

Khalid
Be Like That: ROTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV
Know Your Worth: SOTY, (Pop Duo/Group)
Experience: Pop Duo/Group Perf

The Killers
Imploding the Mirage: (AOTY), Rock Album
Caution: (ROTY, SOTY), Rock Perf, Rock Song

Labrinth
Euphoria: Score for Visual Media

Lady Gaga
Chromatica: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Rain On Me: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Stupid Love: Pop Solo Perf
Alice: Dance Rec
Chromatica II: Instrumental Composition, Arrangement (Instr.)

Kiana Ledé
Best New Artist
Plenty More: R&B Perf
Forfeit: R&B Perf
Second Chanes: R&B Song
Kiki: (AOTY), R&B Album

John Legend

Bigger Love: (AOTY), R&B Album, Eng Album
Last Time I Say Sorry: SOTY, Country Duo/Group Perf
U Move, I Move: R&B Perf

Lil Baby
My Turn: AOTY, Rap Album
The Bigger: ROTY, SOTY, Rap Perf, Rap Song
Know My Rights: ROTY, SOTY
Prospect: ROTY
Get Even: ROTY
1st N 3rd: ROTY, (SOTY), Rap Perf
Dealer: Rap Perf
Death: Rap Perf
For the Night: Melodic Rap Perf

Dua Lipa
Future Nostalgia: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
Don’t Start Now: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf, BMV
Un Dia: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
Hallucinate: Dance Rec

Demi Lovato
Anyone: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
I’m Ready: BMV

The Lumineers
III: AOTY, Folk Album

Mahalia
What You Did: R&B Perf, (R&B Song)

Ella Mai
What You Did: R&B Perf, (R&B Song)

Post Malone
Circles: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo, BMV
Hollywood’s Bleeding: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
Goodbyes: Pop Duo/Group Perf
Take What You Want: Rock Song, Rock Perf
It’s a Raid: Rock Perf

Maroon 5
Memories – (ROTY, SOTY), Pop Duo/Group Perf

Melanie Martinez
Best New Artist
K-12: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Music Film
Show & Tell: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf, BMV

Megan Thee Stallion
Best New Artist
Savage (Remix): ROTY, SOTY, Rao Song, Rap Perf

Julia Michaels 
If The World Was Ending: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf

Mac Miller
Circles: AOTY, Alt Album

Victoria Monét
Moment: R&B Perf, R&B Song
Ass Like That: R&B Perf
Jaguar (song): R&B Song
Experience: Pop Duo/Group Perf

The 1975

Notes On A Conditional Form: AOTY, Alt Album
People: (ROTY, SOTY), Rock Song, Rock Perf

Angel Olsen
All Mirrors: AOTY, Alt Album, Eng Album
Secretly Group: Folk Album
All Mirrors: SOTY, ROTY
Lark: Best Music Video

Anderson .Paak

Lockdown: ROTY, SOTY
Then There Were Two: Pop Duo/Group Perf

Pearl Jam
Superblood: Rock Perf
Gigaton: (AOTY), Rock Album
Dance: Rock Song

Orville Peck
Best New Artist

Perfume Genius
Set My Heart on Fire Immediately: Alt Album, Eng Album
Describe: BMV

Katy Perry
Smile: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album
Smile (song): ROTY
What Makes A Woman: SOTY

Polo G
Best New Artist
The Goat: AOTY, (Rap Album)
Wishing for a Hero: ROTY

Pop Smoke
Shoot For the Moon Aim For the Stars: AOTY, Rap Album
Dior: ROTY, SOTY Rap Perf, Rap Song
For the Night: Melodic Rap Perf

Jessie Reyez

Coffin: R&B Perf

Roddy Ricch
Rockstar: ROTY, SOTY, Melodic Rap Perf, Rap Song
The Box: (ROTY, SOTY), Melodic Rap Perf, Rap Song

Run The Jewels

RTJ4: AOTY, Rap Album
Walking In The Snow: ROTY, SOTY
Forever: ROTY, SOTY, Rap Song, Rap Perf
Ooh La La: Rap Perf
Pulling The Pin: Rap Perf
Just: Rap Song

Rina Sawayama
Best New Artist
XS: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf
SAWAYAMA: AOTY, Alt Album
STFU!: Rock Song, Rock Perf

JP Saxe 
If The World Was Ending: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf

Travis Scott
Highest In the Room: ROTY, (SOTY)
* probably in Melodic Rap Perf & Rap Song

SHAED
Best New Artist
Trampoline (w/ Zayn): ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV

Sam Smith
My Oasis: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf
To Die For: Pop Solo Perf
I’m Ready: BMV

The Strokes
Bad Decisions: (ROTY, SOTY), Rock Perf, Rock Song

Harry Styles
Adore You: ROTY, SOTY, BMV
Fine Line: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
Watermelon Sugar: Pop Solo Perf

Moses Sumney
Best New Artist
græ: AOTY, Alt Album, Eng Album
Cut Me: SOTY, ROTY, Trad R&B Perf, BMV

Swae Lee
Be Like That: ROTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV

Taylor Swift
folklore: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
cardigan: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf, BMV
betty: Country Song, Country Perf
exile: Pop Duo/Group Perf
The Man: BMV
Miss Americana: Music Film
Only the Young: Song for Visual Media

SZA
The Other Side: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, SFVM

Tame Impala
The Slow Rush: AOTY, Alt Album
Lost in Yesterday: ROTY, SOTY, Rock Song, Rock Perf, BMV

Teyana Taylor
Lowkey: R&B Perf, (R&B Song)
The Album: (AOTY), Prog R&B Album

Justin Timberlake
The Other Side: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, SFVM

Tinashe
Songs For You – AOTY, R&B Album
Save Room For Us – ROTY, SOTY
Only – ROTY, SOTY
Touch & Go- R&B Song, R&B Perf
Worst in Me – R&B Perf

Tones & I
Best New Artist
Dance Monkey: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Solo Perf, BMV

Yves Tumor
Best New Artist
Heaven To a Tortured Mind: AOTY, Best Alt Album
Kerosene: SOTY
Gospel For a New Century: ROTY, BMV

24k Goldn
Best New Artist

twenty-one pilots
Level of Concern: (ROTY, SOTY), Pop Duo/Group Perf

Usher
Don’t Waste My Time: (ROTY) R&B Perf
I Cry: (SOTY), R&B Song
Come Thru: Trad R&B Perf

Summer Walker
Best New Artist
Over It: AOTY, Progressive R&B Album
Playing Games: SOTY, R&B Perf, R&B Song
Come Thru: Trad R&B Perf

Kamasi Washington
Becoming: Best Score for Visual Media

Hayley Williams
Simmer: (ROTY, SOTY), Rock Song, Rock Perf

Pharrell Williams
Entrepreneur: ROTY

The Weeknd
After Hours: AOTY, Pop Vocal Album, Eng Album
Blinding Lights: ROTY, SOTY,Pop Solo Perf, BMV
In Your Eyes (Remix): Pop Duo/Group Perf
Over Now: Pop Duo/Group Perf
Smile: Melodic Rap Perf

Weezer
Beginning of the End: Rock Song
Hero: Rock Perf, Rock Song

Kanye West
Jesus Is King: (AOTY), Contemporary Christian Music Album
Follow God: Rap Perf, Rap Song

ZAYN

Trampoline: ROTY, SOTY, Pop Duo/Group Perf, BMV

Renée Zellweger
Judy: AOTY, Trad Pop Vocal Album

Arizona Zervas
Best New Artist

Credit to Goldderby for obtaining the list. 

Predictions:

Album of the Year:

The Weeknd, After Hours

Post Malone, Hollywood’s Bleeding

Fiona Apple, Fetch The Bolt Cutters

Roddy Ricch, Please Excuse Me For Being Anti-Social

Taylor Swift, Folklore

Run The Jewels, RTJ4

Tame Impala, The Slow Rush

Phoebe Bridgers, Punisher

 

Record of the Year:

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Post Malone, “Circles”

Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Roddy Ricch, “The Box”

Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”

Harry Styles, “Adore You”

Megan Thee Stallion & Beyoncé, “Savage” Remix

DaBaby & Roddy Ricch, “Rockstar”

 

Song of the Year

The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights”

Post Malone, “Circles”

Dua Lipa, “Don’t Start Now”

H.E.R, “I Can’t Breathe”

Lil Baby, “The Bigger Picture”

Anderson .Paak, “Lockdown”

Billie Eilish, “Everything I Wanted”

Fiona Apple, “Shameika”

 

Best New Artist

Megan Thee Stallion

Doja Cat

Summer Walker

Phoebe Bridgers

Pop Smoke

Orville Peck

Finneas

 Joji

 

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