2021 in music

This topic covers notable events and articles related to 2021 in music

List of years in music (table)

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63rd Annual Grammy Awards (USA)
Record of the Year: "Everything I Wanted" by Billie EilishAlbum of the Year: Folklore by Taylor SwiftSong of the Year: "I Can't Breathe" by H.E.R.Best New Artist: Megan Thee Stallion
2021 Billboard Music Awards (USA)
Top Artist: The WeekndTop Male Artist: The Weeknd • Top Female Artist: Taylor SwiftTop New Artist: Pop SmokeTop Duo/Group: BTSTop Billboard 200 Album: Shoot for the Stars, Aim for the Moon by Pop Smoke • Top Hot 100 Song: "Blinding Lights" by The Weeknd
2021 Brit Awards (UK)
British Album of the Year: Future Nostalgia by Dua LipaBritish Single: "Watermelon Sugar" by Harry StylesBritish Breakthrough Act: Arlo Parks
Juno Awards (Canada)
2021 MTV Video Music Awards (USA)
2021 MTV Europe Music Awards (Europe)
2021 American Music Awards (USA)
Pulitzer Prize for Music (USA)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (USA)
Mercury Prize (UK)
Polar Music Prize (Sweden)
Polaris Music Prize (Canada)
Eurovision Song Contest 2021 (Europe)
"Zitti e buoni" by Måneskin (Italy)

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  1. ^ Hussey, Allison (February 26, 2021). "Bruno Mars and Anderson .Paak Announce New Album as Silk Sonic". Pitchfork. Retrieved February 26, 2021.
  2. ^ "HER NAME IN BLOOD、7月で解散". Natalie. June 7, 2021.
  3. ^ Grow, Kory (27 July 2021). "Joey Jordison, Founding Slipknot Drummer, Dead at 46". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 28 July 2021.