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Here's who is nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards

Posted: 8:43 AM, Dec 06, 2016
Updated: 2016-12-06 12:26:48-05
Here's who is nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards
Here's who is nominated for 2017 Grammy Awards

Beyonce and Adele are competing in the top three categories at the Grammy Awards.

The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that Beyonce's "Lemonade" and Adele's "25" are nominated for album of the year, along with Drake's "Views," Justin Bieber's "Purpose" and Sturgill Simpson's "A Sailor's Guide to Earth."

For song of the year, Beyonce's "Formation" and Adele's "Hello" will battle Lukas Graham's "7 Years," Mike Posner's "I Took a Pill In Ibiza" and Bieber's "Love Yourself," co-written with Ed Sheeran.

Beyonce, Adele and Lukas Graham's tunes are also nominated for record of the year, competing with Rihanna and Drake's "Work" and twenty one pilots' "Stressed Out."

 

 

Best new artist nominees are Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris, the Chainsmokers, Anderson Paak and Kelsea Ballerini.

The Grammys air live on Feb. 12, 2017.

Here's the full list of noms the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy:

— Album of the year: "25," Adele; "Lemonade," Beyonce; "Purpose," Justin Bieber; "Views," Drake; "A Sailor's Guide to Earth," Sturgill Simpson.

— Record of the year: "Hello," Adele; "Formation," Beyonce; "7 Years," Lukas Graham; "Work," Rihanna featuring Drake; "Stressed Out," twenty one pilots.

— Song of the year (songwriter's award): "Formation," Beyonce, Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan and Michael L. Williams II; "Hello," Adele and Greg Kurstin; "I Took a Pill In Ibiza," Mike Posner; "Love Yourself," Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Benjamin Levin; "7 Years," Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard and Morten Ristorp.

— Best new artist: Kelsea Ballerini; The Chainsmokers; Chance the Rapper; Maren Morris; Anderson Paak.

— Best pop solo performance: "Hello," Adele; "Hold Up," Beyonce; "Love Yourself," Justin Bieber; "Piece by Piece (Idol Version)," Kelly Clarkson; "Dangerous Woman," Ariana Grande.

— Best pop duo/group performance: "Closer," The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey; "7 Years," Lukas Graham; "Work," Rihanna featuring Drake; "Cheap Thrills," Sia featuring Sean Paul; "Stressed Out," twenty one pilots.

— Best traditional pop vocal album: "Cinema," Andrea Bocelli; "Fallen Angels," Bob Dylan; "Stages Live," Josh Groban; "Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin," Willie Nelson; "Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway," Barbra Streisand.

— Best pop vocal album: "25," Adele; "Purpose," Justin Bieber; "Dangerous Woman," Ariana Grande; "Confident," Demi Lovato; "This Is Acting," Sia.

— Best dance/electronic album: "Skin," Flume; "Electronica 1: The Time Machine," Jean-Michel Jarre; "Epoch," Tycho; "Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future," Underworld; "Louie Vega Starring...XXVIII," Louie Vega.

— Best rock album: "California," Blink-182; "Tell Me I'm Pretty," Cage the Elephant; "Magma," Gojira; "Death of a Bachelor," Panic! at the Disco; "Weezer," Weezer.

— Best alternative music album: "22, A Million," Bon Iver; "Blackstar," David Bowie; "The Hope Six Demolition Project," PJ Harvey; "Post Pop Depression," Iggy Pop; "A Moon Shaped Pool," Radiohead.

— Best urban contemporary album: "Lemonade," Beyonce; "Ology," Gallant; "We Are King," KING; "Malibu," Anderson Paak; "Anti," Rihanna.

— Best R&B album: "In My Mind," BJ the Chicago Kid; "Lalah Hathaway Live," Lalah Hathaway; "Velvet Portraits," Terrace Martin; "Healing Season," Mint Condition; "Smoove Jones," Mya.

— Best rap album: "Coloring Book," Chance the Rapper; "And the Anonymous Nobody," De La Soul; "Major Key," DJ Khaled; "Views," Drake; "Blank Face LP," ScHoolboy Q; "The Life of Pablo," Kanye West.

— Best country album: "Big Day In A Small Town," Brandy Clark; "Full Circle," Loretta Lynn; "Hero," Maren Morris; "A Sailor's Guide to Earth," Sturgill Simpson; "Ripcord," Keith Urban.

— Best jazz vocal album: "Sound of Red," Rene Marie; "Upward Spiral," Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling; "Take Me to the Alley," Gregory Porter; "Harlem On My Mind," Catherine Russell; "The Sting Variations," The Tierney Sutton Band.

— Best jazz instrumental album: "Book of Intuition," Kenny Barron Trio; "Dr. Um," Peter Erskine; "Sunday Night at the Vanguard," The Fred Hersch Trio; "Nearness," Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau; "Country for Old Men," John Scofield.

— Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: "Amy"; "Miles Ahead"; "Straight Outta Compton"; "Suicide Squad (Collector's Edition)"; "Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1."

— Producer of the year, non-classical: Benny Blanco; Greg Kurstin; Max Martin; Nineteen85; Ricky Reed.

— Best music video: "Formation," Beyonce; "River," Leon Bridges; "Up&Up," Coldplay; "Gosh," Jamie xx; "Upside Down & Inside Out," OK Go.

— Best music film: "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead," Steve Aoki; "The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years," The Beatles; "Lemonade," Beyonce; "The Music of Strangers," Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble; "American Saturday Night: Live from the Grand Ole Opry," Various artists.