Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, Doja Cat & More Tapped To Perform At 2021 Grammy Awards

Female rappers had a strong 2020 and several will hit the stage for Music's biggest night.

(AllHipHop News) 

The Recording Academy is set to present the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards live on CBS on Sunday, March 14 at 8 pm ET. A line-up of the night’s scheduled performers was revealed over the weekend.

Women in Hip Hop will be represented on stage by three different chart-toppers. Cardi B, Megan Thee Stallion, and Doja Cat have all been named as performers for the 2021 Grammys show.

2020 was a big commerical year for all three artists. Cardi and Megan hit #1 on the Hot 100 chart with “WAP,” Megan scored another #1 with “Savage” featuring Beyoncé, and Doja claimed a #1 with “Say So” featuring Nicki Minaj.

In addition, DaBaby, Lil Baby, Post Malone, Roddy Ricch, and more acts were also tapped to perform at the Grammys this year. Comedian Trevor Noah of The Daily Show will serve as host for the ceremony. Check out the nominees in the rap categories below.

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Best Rap Performance
For a Rap performance. Singles or Tracks only.

  • DEEP REVERENCE
    Big Sean Featuring Nipsey Hussle
  • BOP
    DaBaby
  • WHATS POPPIN
    Jack Harlow
  • THE BIGGER PICTURE
    Lil Baby
  • SAVAGE
    Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé
  • DIOR
    Pop Smoke

Best Melodic Rap Performance
For a solo or collaborative performance containing both elements of R&B melodies and Rap.

  • ROCKSTAR
    DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
  • LAUGH NOW CRY LATER
    Drake Featuring Lil Durk
  • LOCKDOWN
    Anderson .Paak
  • THE BOX
    Roddy Ricch
  • HIGHEST IN THE ROOM
    Travis Scott

Best Rap Song
A Songwriter(s) Award.  A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only..

  • THE BIGGER PICTURE
    Dominique Jones, Noah Pettigrew & Rai’shaun Williams, songwriters (Lil Baby)
  • THE BOX
    Larrance Dopson, Samuel Gloade, Rodrick Moore, Adarius Moragne, Eric Sloan & Khirye Anthony Tyler, songwriters (Roddy Ricch)
  • LAUGH NOW CRY LATER
    Durk Banks, Rogét Chahayed, Aubrey Graham, Daveon Jackson, Ron LaTour & Ryan Martinez, songwriters (Drake Featuring Lil Durk)
  • ROCKSTAR
    Jonathan Lyndale Kirk, Ross Joseph Portaro IV & Rodrick Moore, songwriters (DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch)
  • SAVAGE
    Beyoncé, Shawn Carter, Brittany Hazzard, Derrick Milano, Terius Nash, Megan Pete, Bobby Session Jr., Jordan Kyle Lanier Thorpe & Anthony White, songwriters (Megan Thee Stallion Featuring Beyoncé)

Best Rap Album
For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rap recordings.

  • BLACK HABITS
    D SMOKE
  • ALFREDO
    Freddie Gibbs & The Alchemist
  • A WRITTEN TESTIMONY
    Jay Electronica
  • KING’S DISEASE
    Nas
  • THE ALLEGORY
    Royce 5’9″


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