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Body Count Win ‘Best Metal Performance’ At 63rd Annual Grammy Awards


The 63rd annual GRAMMY Awards are being handed out today (March 14th) across two separate awards ceremonies. As is generally the case, the ‘Best Metal Performance’ category was handed out during the ‘GRAMMY Awards Premiere Ceremony’, which was streamed ahead of the official ceremony via This year’s winner was Body Count for their track “Bum-Rush“. Frontman Ice-T accepted the award with his family via a live video stream. The other nominees up for ‘Best Metal Performance’ this year included:

Code Orange – “Underneath
In This Moment – “The In-Between
Poppy – “Bloodmoney
Power Trip – “Executioner’s Tax (Swing Of The Axe) (live)

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Other winners of note included:

‘Best Recording Package’:

The Desert Sessions – “Vols. 11 & 12” (Doug Cunningham & Jason Noto, art directors) (Winner)

Other nominees:
Caspian – “On Circles” (Jordan Butcher, art director)
Grouplove – “Healers” (Julian Gross & Hannah Hooper, art directors)
Coldplay – “Everyday Life” (Pilar Zeta, art director)
Lil Wayne – “Funeral” (Kyle Goen, art director)

‘Best Rock Performance’:

Fiona Apple – “Shameika” (Winner)

Other nominees:
Big Thief – “Not
Phoebe Bridgers – “Kyoto
HAIM – “The Steps
Brittany Howard – “Stay High
Grace Potter – “Daylight

‘Best Rock Song’:

Brittany Howard – “Stay High” (Winner)

Other nominees:
Phoebe Bridgers – “Kyoto
Tame Impala – “Lost In Yesterday
Big Thief – “Not
Fiona Apple – “Shameika

‘Best Rock Album’:

The Strokes – “The New Abnormal” (Winner)

Other nominees:
Fontaines D.C. – “A Hero’s Death
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Grace Potter – “Daylight
Sturgill Simpson – “Sound & Fury