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The top nominees at the Grammy Awards

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Added 12th February 2017 08:41 AM

More than 13,000 music professionals in the Recording Academy vote to determine winners of the Grammys, to be announced in a televised gala in Los Angele

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More than 13,000 music professionals in the Recording Academy vote to determine winners of the Grammys, to be announced in a televised gala in Los Angele

Beyonce leads the nominations for Sunday's Grammy Awards with nods in nine categories, including three of the most prestigious.
 
More than 13,000 music professionals in the Recording Academy vote to determine winners of the Grammys, to be announced in a televised gala in Los Angeles.Here is a list of nominees in the most prominent categories:
 
ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
Adele, "25"
Beyonce, "Lemonade"
Justin Bieber, "Purpose"
Drake, "Views"
Sturgill Simpson, "A Sailor's Guide to Earth"
RECORD OF THE YEAR (for best overall song):
Adele, "Hello"
Beyonce, "Formation"
Lukas Graham, "7 Years"
Rihanna featuring Drake, "Work"
Twenty One Pilots, "Stressed Out"
SONG OF THE YEAR (for songwriting):
Adele, "Hello." Songwriters Adele and Greg Kurstin
Beyonce, "Formation." Songwriters Beyonce along with Khalif Brown of rap duo Rae Sremmurd, Asheton Hogan and Mike Will Made It
Justin Bieber, "Love Yourself." Songwriters Bieber along with English star Ed Sheeran and producer Benny Blanco
Lukas Graham, "7 Years." Songwriters are band frontman Lukas Forchhammer and keyboardist Morten Ristorp along with producer Stefan Forrest and composer Morten Pilegaard
Mike Posner, "I Took a Pill in Ibiza." No additional songwriters
BEST NEW ARTIST:
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak
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 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 ALTERNATIVE ROCK 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"
 

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