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Beyonce Leads Grammy Nominations, Drake, Kanye West And Rihanna Tied With Eight

By stphntapulao , Dec 07, 2016 10:18 AM EST
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Beyonce proves that her talents transcends through time as she leads the announcements of Grammy Nominations. Sources told that the Hollywood singer bagged nine nominations in the 2017 Grammys. She has been an inspiration through all for the past years and continued making a legacy in the field of music and entertainment.

Beyonce Tops The Grammy Nominations, Who Else Takes On The List?

Beyonce has been an icon in her chosen field. And she is yet to make another history as she leads the pack of great music icons in the nominations of 2017 Grammys. Nominations include the album of the year with her record 'Lemonade' and song of the year with 'Formation'.

According to My San Antonio, the pop superstar has been used to receiving Grammy awards. For the past years, she was able to score 20 Grammys, with nominations from the field of pop, rock, R&B, and rap all in the same year.

She has been a huge name and a great competitor when it comes to music awards and recognitions. Besides Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye West and Drake also leads the award giving body with eight nominations each.

Sources told that 13,000 Recording Academy members collaborated to decide in the 84 Grammy categories. Music that were released from the date October 1, 2015 to Sept 30 were qualified to be nominated.

List of Nominees Revealed, Find Out If Your Favorite Artists Are Included

For the complete list of nominees in the major categories, read the information below:

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 (Songwriters award)

Formation - Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II

Hello - Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin

I Took A Pill In Ibiza - Mike Posner

Love Yourself - Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran,

7 Years - Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp

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 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 urban contemporary album

Lemonade - Beyoncé

Ology - Gallant

We Are King - KING

Malibu - Anderson .Paak

Anti - Rihanna

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 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 rap album

Colouring Book - Chance The Rapper

And The Anonymous Nobody - De La Soul

Major Key - DJ Khaled

Views - Drake

Blank Face - ScHoolboy Q

The Life Of Pablo - Kanye West

Producer of the year, non-classical

Benny Blanco

Greg Kurstin

Max Martin

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Ricky Reed

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