Bey’s Juneteenth single “Black Parade” also scored nominations for record of the year, song of the year and best R&B song. Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard, whose song “Goat Head” received a nod for best R&B performance, is the most-nominated artist out of anyone who didn’t receive a nod in any of the Big Four categories with five nominations across the rock, R&B, alternative and American roots genres.
Two album of the year nominees, Jhené Aiko and Jacob Collier, are also competing in this category with “Lightning & Thunder” by Aiko, featuring John Legend, and “All I Need” by Collier, featuring Mahalia and Ty Dolla $ign. Emily King is also up with “See Me,” which she released this year in support of the resurgent Black Lives Matter movement.
So who should take home the award for best R&B performance at next year’s Grammys? Vote below!