Arts & Culture

2017 Grammy Nominations

The Grammys are regarded as one of the most anticipated award shows of the year. The award is an honour that recognizes outstanding achievement within the music industry. Nominees for 201y were announced on Tuesday, December 6th, with the list compiled of the best of the best --Beyoncé and Adele go head to head for multiple categories such as Album of the Year and Record of the Year, and we are excited to see newcomers like Chance the Rapper and Kelsea Ballerini have also made the list. The 59th Grammy award show will take place on February 12 at 8 p.m. ET. It will be hosted by James Corden, who is the host of The Late Late Show on CBS. Here are a few of the categories and the nominees: Album Of The Year: 25 — Adele Lemonade — Beyoncé Purpose — Justin Bieber Views — Drake A Sailor's Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson Record Of The Year: "Hello" — Adele "Formation" — Beyoncé "7 Years" — Lukas Graham "Work" — Rihanna Featuring Drake "Stressed Out" — Twenty One Pilots 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 POP FIELD Best Pop Vocal Album: 25 — Adele Purpose — Justin Bieber Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande Confident — Demi Lovato This Is Acting — Sia 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 Rap Performance: "No Problem" — Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz "Panda" —Desiigner "Pop Style" — Drake Featuring The Throne "All The Way Up" — Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared "That Part" — ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West Best Rap/Sung Performance: "Freedom" — Beyonce Featuring Kendrick Lamar "Hotline Bling" — Drake "Broccoli" — D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty "Ultralight Beam" — Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream "Famous" — Kanye West Featuring Rihanna MUSIC VIDEO/FILM FIELD Best Music Video: "Formation" — Beyoncé "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 — Beyoncé The Music Of Strangers — Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble American Saturday Night: Live From The Grand Ole Opry — (Various Artists) By Kelsey Seepersad Banner photo courtesy of: College Candy.

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