Grammys 2017: The top nominees

2016-12-06 16:11

Los Angeles - A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards was announced on 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:
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
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

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