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Beyonce, Drake & Rihanna Lead 2017 Grammy Nominations
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The nominations are in for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, and Houston chanteuse Beyonce leads the pack with nine nominations.

Bey scored nominations in all the top categories, including Record Of The Year, Album Of The Year, and Song Of The Year. English singer-songwriter Adele also nabbed nominations in those three top categories.

Other top nominees include Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West with eight nominations, and Chance The Rapper with seven noms.

The Best Rap Album category pits new against old, as Chance The Rapper finds himself against veteran rappers De La Soul. Other Best Rap Album nominees are DJ Khaled, Drake, ScHoolboy Q, and Kanye West.

Chance also got a nomination for Best New Artist, along with Anderson .Paak.

The ceremony will be hosted by The Late Late Show host James Corden on February 12, 2017.

A list of nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards is below.

Record Of The Year

Adele – “Hello”
Beyonce – “Formation”
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
Rihanna – “Work”
Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out”

Album Of The Year

Adele – 25
Beyonce – Lemonade
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Drake – Views
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

Song Of The Year

“Formation” — Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé)
“Hello” — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
“I Took A Pill In Ibiza” — Mike Posner, songwriter (Mike Posner)
“Love Yourself” — Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Justin Bieber)
“7 Years” — Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp, songwriters (Lukas Graham)

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance The Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Rap Performance

Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – “No Problem”
Desiigner – “Panda”
Drake Featuring The Throne – “Pop Style”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared – “All The Way Up”
ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West – “That Part”

Best Rap/Sung Performance

Beyonce Featuring Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream – “Ultralight Beam”
Kanye West Featuring Rihanna – “Famous”

Best Rap Song

“All The Way Up” – Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared
“Famous” – Kanye West Featuring Rihanna
“Hotline Bling” – Drake
“No Problem – Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
“Ultralight Beam” – Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

Best Rap Album

Chance The Rapper – Coloring Book
De La Soul – And The Anonymous Nobody
DJ Khaled – Major Key
Drake – Views
ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP
Kanye West – The Life Of Pablo

Best Pop Solo Performance

Adele – “Hello”
Beyonce – “Hold Up”
Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
Kelly Clarkson – “Piece By Piece” (Idol Version)
Ariana Grande – “Dangerous Woman”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey – “Closer”
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
Rihanna Featuring Drake – “Work”
Sia Featuring Sean Paul – “Cheap Thrills”
Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out”

Best R&B Performance

BJ The Chicago Kid – “Turnin’ Me Up”
Musiq Soulchild – “I Do”
Rihanna – “Needed Me”
Ro James – “Permission”
Solange – “Cranes In The Sky”

Best Traditional R&B Performance

William Bell – “The Three Of Me”
BJ The Chicago Kid – “Woman’s World”
Fantasia – “Sleeping With The One I Love”
Lalah Hathaway – “Angel”
Jill Scott – “Can’t Wait”

Best R&B Song

“Come See Me”- (PartyNextDoor Featuring Drake)
“Exchange” – (Bryson Tiller)
“Kiss It Better” – (Rihanna)
“Lake By The Ocean” – (Maxwell)
“Luv” – (Tory Lanez)

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Beyonce – Lemonade
Gallant – Ology
KING – We Are King
Anderson .Paak – Malibu
Rihanna – Anti

Best R&B Album

BJ The Chicago Kid – In My Mind
Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live
Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits
Mint Condition – Healing Season
Mya – Smoove Jones



 

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