Grammys 2017: Beyoncé leads, Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West follow

Beyoncé Knowles’ Lemonade leads the 84 nominations released on Tuesday for the 59th annual edition of Grammy Awards scheduled to hold on February 12, 2017, at the Staples Center, Los Angeles.

The 35-year-old 20-time Grammy winner is nominated in nine categories, while Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West follow with eight nominations each.

Adele’s album, 25, released in 2015 has five nominations and Beyoncé’s sister, Solange Knowles, bagged one nomination.


Album of the Year

25 – Adele

Lemonade – Beyoncé

Purpose – Justin Bieber

Views – Drake

A Sailor’s Guide to Earth – Sturgill Simpson

Song of the Year

Formation – Beyoncé

Hello – Adele

I Took A Pill In Ibiza – Mike Posner

Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

7 Years – Lukas Graham

Best New Artists

Kelsea Ballerini

The Chainsmokers

Chance the Rapper

Maren Morris

Anderson .Paak

Record of the Year

Hello – Adele

Formation – Beyoncé

7 Years – Lukas Graham

Work – Rihanna featuring Drake

Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Solo Performance

Hello – Adele

Hold Up – Beyoncé

Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

Piece by Piece (Idol version) – Kelly Clarkson

Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

Best Pop Vocal Album

25 – Adele

Purpose – Justin Bieber

Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

Confident – Demi Lovato

This Is Acting – Sia

Best Rock Album

California – Blink-182

Tell Me I’m Pretty – Cage The Elephant

Magma – Gojira

Death Of A Bachelo – 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 – Beyoncé

Ology – Gallant

We Are King – KING

Malibu – Anderson .Paak

Anti – Rihanna

Best Rap Performance

No Problem – Chance The Rapper feat. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz

Panda – Desiigner

Pop Style – Drake feat. The Throne

All The Way Up – Fat Joe & Remy Ma feat. French Montana & Infared

That Part – ScHoolboy Q Featuring Kanye West

Best Music Film

Formation – Beyoncé

River – Leon Bridges

Up & Up – Coldplay

Gosh – Jamie xx

Upside Down & Inside Out – OK Go