59th Annual Grammy Awards Reveals Nominees
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will hold its ceremony in February, and today, the complete list of nominees has been revealed, with artists like Beyonce, Drake, Rihanna, Kanye West and Chance the Rapper garnering the most amount of nods. Beyonce tops the list with nine total nominations, including for Record, Album and Song of the year.
Also up for Record of the Year are Adele, Lukas Graham, Drake and Twenty One Pilots, while Album of the Year also includes Justin Bieber and Sturgill Simpson. Up for Best New Artist are The Chainsmokers, Chance the Rapper, Anderson .Paak, Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris.
Other notable nominees include Bob Dylan’s Fallen Angels and Willie Nelson’s Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album; Tycho’s Epoch for Best Dance/Electronic Album; Snarky Puppy’s Culcha Vulcha and Bill Frisell’s When You Wish Upon A Star for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album; David Bowie, Jack White and Alabama Shakes for Best Rock Performance; Bowie, Radiohead and Metallica for Best Rock Song; Weezer, Cage the Elephant and Blink-182 for Best Rock Album; Bowie, Radiohead, Bon Iver and Iggy Pop for Best Alternative Music Album; John Scofield and Ravi Coltrane for Best Improvised Jazz Solo; Scofield and Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau for Best Jazz Instrumental Album; The Record Company for Best Contemporary Blues Album; and Ziggy Marley and SOJA for Best Reggae Album. Trey Anastasio’s Paper Wheels also received a nod in the form of a Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package nomination for the Deluxe Limited Edition’s art director Matt Taylor.
See the full list of nominees here. The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony will take place on February 12, 2017, and will be broadcast live on CBS.