Dec 06

Beyonce Leads 59th Annual Grammy Nominations with 9 Nominations

Parkwood/ColumbiaBeyonce’s Lemonade has turned into Grammy gold.

Queen Bey leads the nominations for the 59th annual Grammy Awards with a total of nine nods, including Album of the Year for Lemonade, plus Record and Song of the Year for her single “Formation.”  Close behind her are Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West, who each have eight, and Chance the Rapper, who scored seven.

Competing for Album of the Year against Lemonade are Adele’s 25, Drake’s Views, Justin Bieber’s Purpose and Sturgill Simpson’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.  Best New Artist nominees are country stars Kelsea Ballerini and Maren Morris, plus The Chainsmokers, Chance the Rapper and Anderson .Paak.

Here are the nominees in the top four Grammy categories. 

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:
“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

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