Here Are the 2017 GRAMMY Nominations


It’s about that time again. Today, the Recording Academy has announced the nominations for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, which will take place on February 12th, 2017.

Among this year’s nominees are the likes of Adele, Beyonce, Rihanna, Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, ScHoolboy Q, Anderson .Paak, Kanye West and Desiigner, with albums such as 25, Lemonade and Views leading the way. Beyonce has nine nominations, Drake, Kanye West and Rihanna have eight each and Chance The Rapper has seven.

All results will be revealed next year, when James Corden hosts the big event at Staples Center in Los Angeles. Check out our highlight picks below, or the full list HERE

Record of the Year

Adele – Hello
Beyonce – Formation
Lukas Graham – 7 Years
Rihanna – Work featuring Drake
Stressed Out – 21 Pilots

Song of the Year

Beyonce – Formation – Beyonce
Adel – Hello – Adele
Mike Posner – I Took a Pill in Ibiza
Lukas Graham – 7 Years
Justin Bieber – Love Yourself

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini
Chance The Rapper
Maren Morris
The Chainsmokers

Album of the Year

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

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 – Closer featuring Halsey
Lukas Graham – 7 Years
Rihanna – Work featuring Drake
Sia – Cheap Thrills featuring Sean Paul
Twenty One Pilots – Stressed Out

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Andrea Bocelli – Cinema
Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels
Josh Groban – Stages Live
Willie Nelson – Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
Barbra Streisand – Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

Best Pop Vocal Album

Adele – 25
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
Demi Lovato – Confident
Sia – This Is Acting

Best Rap Performance

Chance The Rapper – No Problem feat. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne
Desiigner – Panda
Drake – Pop Style feat. The Throne
Fat Joe & Remy Ma – All the Way Up feat. French Montana and Infrared
ScHoolboy Q – THat Part feat. Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration

Beyoncé – Freedom feat. Kendrick Lamar
Drake – Hotline Bling
D.R.A.M. – Broccoli feat. Lil Yachty
Kanye West – Ultralight Beam feat. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream
Kanye West – Famous feat. Rihanna

Best Rap Song

Fat Joe & Remy Ma – All the Way Up feat. French Montana and Infrared
Kanye West – Famous feat. Rihanna
Drake – Hotline Bling
Chance The Rapper – No Problem feat. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne
Kanye West – Ultralight Beam feat. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and 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 Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes – Joe (Live from Austin City Limits)
Beyoncé – Don’t Hurt Yourself featuring Jack White
David Bowie – Blackstar
Disturbed – The Sound of Silence (Live on Conan)
Twenty One Pilots – Heathens

Best Rock Song

David Bowie – Blackstar
Radiohead – Burn the Witch
Metallica – Hardwired
Twenty One Pilots – Heathens
Highly Suspect – My Name Is Human

Best Rock Album

Blink-182 – California
Cage the Elephant – Tell Me I’m Pretty
Gojira – Magma
Panic! At the Disco – Death of a Bachelor
Weezer – Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album

Bon Iver – 22, A Million
David Bowie – Blackstar
PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

Best R&B Performance

BJ the Chicago Kid – Turnin’ Me Up
Ro James – Permission
Musiq Soulchild – I Do
Rihanna – Needed Me
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

PARTYNEXTDOOR – Come See Me featuring Drake
Bryson Tiller – Exchange
Rihanna – Kiss It Better
Maxwell – Lake by the Ocean
Tory Lanez – Luv

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Beyoncé – Lemonade
Gallant – Ology
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

Best Dance Recording

Bob Moses – Tearing Me Up
The Chainsmokers – Don’t Let Me Down feat. Daya
Flume – Never Be Like You feat. Kai
Riton – Rinse & Repeat feat. Kah-Lo
Sofi Tukker – Drinkee

Best Dance/Electronic Album

Flume – Skin
Jean-Michel Jarre – Electronica 1: The Time Machine
Tycho – Epoch
Underworld – Barbara Barbara, we face a shining future
Louie Vega – Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical

Benny Blanco
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
Ricky Reed

Best Music Video

Beyoncé – Formation
Leon Bridges – River
Coldplay – Up & Up
Jamie xx – Gosh
OK Go – Upside Down & Inside Out

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