Nominations for the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday, November 24, 2020. The awards show will take place on March 14, 2021 airing on CBS.
Congratulations to the following Tisch alumni and friends nominated for a 2021 Grammy Award! This list is in progress, and will be updated if we learn of additional alumni nominees.
Song Of The Year
Don't Start Now, Dua Lipa
Emily Warren '15 (BFA, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Songwriter
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Rain On Me
Lady Gaga (Drama)
Best Pop Vocal Album
Lady Gaga (Drama)
Best Dance/Electronic Album
Arca '12 (BFA, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)
Best R&B Song
Better Than I Imagine
Robert Glasper, (Adjunct Professor, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), Songwriter
Best Progressive R&B Album
F*** Yo Feelings
Robert Glasper (Adjunct Professor, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)
Best Musical Theater Album
Sean Patrick Flahaven ‘97 (MFA, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing), Producer
Nathan Tysen ‘01 (MFA, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing), Producer & Lyricist
Daniel Messe ‘93 (MFA, Graduate Musical Theatre Writing), Composer & Lyricist
Jagged Little Pill
Lauren Patten (Drama) principal soloist
Little Shop Of Horrors
Will Van Dyke ‘05 (Drama), Producer
Alan Menken ‘72 (BA, Washington Square College) ‘00 DFA, Producer/Composer
Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Cole M.G.N (Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)
Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical
Break My Heart (Dua Lipa), Me And My Guitar (A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie), Midnight Sky (Miley Cyrus), Old Me (5 Seconds Of Summer), Ordinary Man (Ozzy Osbourne Featuring Elton John), Take What You Want (Post Malone Featuring Ozzy Osbourne & Travis Scott), Under The Graveyard (Ozzy Osbourne)
Andrew Watt (Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music)
Best Music Film
Beastie Boys Story
Jason Baum '07 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV)
David Biral (aka Take a Daytrip) '15 (BFA, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music), and Denzel Baptiste (aka Take a Daytrip) produced Future Nostalgia (Dua Lipa), nominated for Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Nija Charles (Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music) served as a Songwriter for the following tracks:
Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, Lady Gaga ft. Ariana Grande "Rain On Me"
Best R&B Album, Ant Clemons "Happy 2 Be Here"
Best Progressive R&B Album, Chloe X Halle "Ungodly Hour"
Best Pop Vocal Album, Lady Gaga "Chromatica"
Best Music Film, Beyonce "Black Is King"
Alan Silverman (Adjunct Professor, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music) mastered these finalists who have been nominated
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album, Gregoire Maret, Romain Collin & Bill Frisell
Best Latin Jazz Album, Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra : "Four Questions"
Best Instrumental Composition, Arturo O'Farrill: "Baby Jack"
Best Roots Gospel Album, Ernie Haase & Signature Sound: "Something Beautiful"
Sofia Rei (Assistant Art Professor, Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music) was a special guest vocalist on Thana Alexa's album, ONA, which was nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album.
*This list was updated with additional information on January 8, 2021. Please email additions or edits to: email@example.com