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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Beyonce Scores Maximum Nominees At Grammy Awards 2017

The American singer Beyonce is all set to glorify herself at Grammy Awards for year of 2017 after she scooped as much as nine nominations. The Halo hit-maker who has been the choice of most categories in the history of Grammy is pleased to lead the show with the most nominations. Beyonce is already a prestigious winner of 20 awards at the show right from the beginning of her music journey. And with another nine nominations, she is just going to rock the 59th annual awards ceremony next year in February.

Beyonce with her hit album "Lemonade" will battle with Adele, Justin Bieber and Drake to win the crown in the most coveted category of "Album of the Year". She also has Strugill Simpson in the same category who is positive to be crowned for "A Sailor's Guide to Earth".

She is also the first artist to score mentions in pop, R&B, rock and rap categories in the same year. In addition, the singer has become the first singer to be mentioned in the areas of R&B, pop and rock for the same year. Other nominations that Beyonce has scored according to the Associated Press are:

Song of the Year for "Formation"
Record of the Year for "Formation" Best Rock Performance for "Don't Hurt Yourself "
Best Pop Solo Performance for "Hold Up"
Best Rap/Sung Collaboration for "Freedom"
Best Urban Contemporary Album for "Lemonade"

After Beyonce, the second lead of maximum nominations goes to Kayne West, Drake and Rihanna who have successfully scoped 8 nominations each in different categories at the Grammy. Then it comes to Adele who scored third lead with five nominations while

David Bowie who died earlier this year in January got four mentions for "Blackstar". Bowie's last album is nominated for "Best Rock Performance" as well as for "Alternative Music Album" while its title song earned the nomination in the category of "Best Rock Song" at Grammy.

James Corden will host the award ceremony that is going to hit the stage of Los Angele's Staples Center.

The Grammy Awards 2017 is scheduled for February next year while its complete list of main nominations is already released and can be read as follows:

Album of the Year:

Adele - 25
Beyonce - Lemonade
Drake - Views
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide to Earth

Record of the Year:

Adele - Hello
Beyonce - Formation
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Rihanna featuring Drake - Work
Twenty One Pilots - Stressed Out

Song of the Year:

Adele - Hello
Beyonce - Formation
Mike Posner - I Took A Pill in Ibiza
Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Best New Artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Solo Performance:

Adele - Hello
Beyonce - Hold Up
Justin Bieber - Love Yourself
Kelly Clarkson - Piece By Piece (Idol Version)
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey - Closer
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Rihanna Featuring Drake - Work
Sia Featuring Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills
Twenty One Pilots - Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Vocal Album:

Adele - 25
Justin Bieber - Purpose
Ariana Grande - Dangerous Woman
Demi Lovato - Confident
Sia - This Is Acting

Best Rock Song:

David Bowie - Blackstar
Radiohead - Burn The Witch
Metallica - Hardwired
Twenty One Pilots - Heathens
Highly Suspect - My Name Is Human

Best Rock Album:

Blink-182 - California
Cage The Elephant - Tell Me I'm Pretty
Gojira - Magma
Panic! At The Disco - Death Of A Bachelor
Weezer - Weezer
Best Country Song:
Keith Urban - Blue Ain’t Your Color
Thomas Rhett - Die A Happy Man
Tim McGraw - Humble and Kind
Maren Morris - My Church
Miranda Lambert - Vice

Best Country Album:

Brandy Clark - Big Day in a Small Town
Loretta Lynn - Full Circle
Maren Morris - Hero
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor’s Guide to Earth
Keith Urban - Ripcord

Best R&B Song:

PartyNextDoor Featuring Drake - Come See Me
Bryson Tiller - Exchange
Rihanna - Kiss It Better
Maxwell - Lake By The Ocean
Tory Lanez - Luv

Best Urban Contemporary Album:

Beyonce - Lemonade
Gallant - Ology
KING - We Are King
Anderson .Paak - Malibu
Rihanna - Anti

Best Rap Song:

Fat Joe & Remy Ma Featuring French Montana & Infared - All The Way Up
Kanye West Featuring Rihanna - Famous
Drake - Hotline Bling
Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz - No Problem
Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream - Ultralight Beam

Best Rap Album:

Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book
De La Soul - And The Anonymous Nobody
DJ Khaled - Major Key
Drake - Views
ScHoolboy Q - Blank Face LP
Kanye West - The Life Of Pablo

Best Dance/Electronic Album:

Flume - Skin
Jean-Michel Jarre - Electronica 1: The Time Machine
Tycho - Epoch
Underworld - Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future
Louie Vega - Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII

Best Reggae Album:

Devin Di Dakta & J.L - Sly & Robbie Presents... Reggae For Her
J Boog - Rose Petals
Ziggy Marley - Ziggy Marley
Raging Fyah - Everlasting
Rebelution - Falling Into Place
SOJA - SOJA: Live In Virginia

Best Alternative Music Album:

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
David Bowie - Blackstar
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:

Andrea Bocelli - Cinema
Bob Dylan - Fallen Angels
Josh Groban - Stages Live
Willie Nelson - Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
Barbra Streisand - Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

Best Music Video:

Beyonce - Formation
Leon Bridges - River
Coldplay - Up & Up
Jamie XX - Gosh
OK Go - Upside Down & Inside Out

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