The 2017 Grammy Nominations Announced

December 6 2016, 5:42 am

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Drake, Beyoncé, Rihanna and Adele rule the 2017 Grammys!

One of the best times in music is here! The 2017 Grammy nominations were announced this morning, Dec. 6, and they are full of surprises.

Meghan Trainor, who won Best New Artist at the Grammys in 2016, hit "CBS This Morning" to announce some of the big categories, including Record of the Year and Album of the Year. Adele and Beyoncé each scored a nomination in the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year categories. Justin Bieber and Drake also scored a nomination in a couple of those big categories.

The full list of nominations was revealed shortly after on the GRAMMYs website, and the results come as a shock to some. Beyoncé leads the pack with nine nominations, and Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West each received eight nominations on their own.

Check out the full list below.

The 2017 Grammy Award Nominations:

RECORD OF THE YEAR
“Hello” — Adele
“Formation” — Beyoncé
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots

ALBUM OF THE YEAR
25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson

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

Best Pop Vocal Album:
25 — Adele
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande
Confident — Demi Lovato
This Is Acting — Sia

Best Dance/Electric 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 — Beyoncé
Ology — Gallant
We Are King — KING
Malibu — Anderson .Paak
Anti — Rihanna

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 Country Solo Performance:
“Love Can Go To Hell” — Brandy Clark
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert
“My Church” — Maren Morris
“Church Bells” — Carrie Underwood
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical:
Benny Blanco
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
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Ricky Reed

Best Music Film:
“Formation” — Beyoncé
“River” — Leon Bridges
“Up & Up” — Coldplay
“Gosh” — Jamie XX
“Upside Down & Inside Out” — OK Go

Go to the GRAMMYs website for the full list of nominations.

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