Billboard Contributor Analysis On 2021 Dance Grammys
We all know it: snubs happen. What were the biggest in the dance categories this year?
Kat Bein: Can I just say The Weeknd, because it’s the greatest continuing Grammy snub of our era? As far as traditional electronic/dance music goes, I think it’s interesting how different this list looks from Billboard Dance‘s list of best songs and best albums of 2020. Not one mention of Kylie Minogue, a legend in all respects, at the Grammys. We picked Jessie Ware for the No. 1 album, and she’s not on the nominations list at all either. Not to say that I dislike the Grammy’s choices — there are some bangers on there — but it’s interesting.
I also thought Whethan and Louis the Child did a great job with their albums, and they’re absent from both lists. Also, I don’t know exactly what 100gecs did…