Verified Crisp requires 20+ critic reviews with 85%+ positive.
Crisp albums must have at least 60% positive critic reviews.
Spoiled albums have less than 60% positive critic reviews.
Listener Crisp albums have 3/5 or more stars.
Listener Spoiled albums have less then 3/5 stars.
The announcement of the 2021 Grammy Award nominations on Tuesday (Nov. 24) resulted in one of the most surprising groups of general category competitors in recent memory, as the Big Four (album of the year, record of the year, song of the year and best new artist) was filled with both superstar nominees as well as out-of-nowhere newcomers. Yet the pop categories were, in some ways, just as intriguing, with household names leading the pack, A-listers shockingly snubbed from the competition, and a few noms genuinely making history.