Irish five-piece Fontaines D.C. have been nominated for their first Grammy Award for their second album, A Hero's Death.

In a live-streamed ceremony on Tuesday, the Dublin-based band were announced as nominees in the Best Rock Album category, alongside The Strokes, Sturgill Simpson, Grace Potter and Michael Kiwanuka.

Fontaines D.C.: streets of your town. Photo credit: Ellius Grace

The Recording Academy revealed the nominations for the 2021 Grammy Awards on Tuesday, with the organization's Chair and Interim President/CEO Harvey Mason Jr. announcing the nominees with help from the likes of Dua Lipa, Sharon Osbourne, Nicola Benedetti, and Imogen Heap.

Fontaines D.C.: "We went from hangover to euphoria." 

In total, there are 84 categories and the 63rd Grammy Awards will take place on Sunday, 31st January, 2021, with Trevor Noah as host.

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