The 59th annual Grammy Awards is Sunday, February 12th with host James Corden. Music biggest artists will be center stage and on the Grammy red carpet serving looks. There are 84 categories recognizing the most prestigious in the recording industry.
Beyoncé leads the pack with 9 nominations from her No. 1 Billboard 200 chart-topping album “Lemonade”
HER NOMINATIONS ARE:
Album Of The Year: Lemonade – Beyoncé. Record Of The Year: Formation – Beyoncé. Song Of The Year: Formation – Beyoncé, Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan & Michael L. Williams II. Album Of The Year: Lemonade – Beyoncé. Best Pop Solo Performance: Hold Up – Beyoncè. Best Rock Performance: Don’t Hurt Yourself – Beyoncé featuring Jack White. Best Urban Contemporary Album: Lemonade – Beyoncé. Best Rap/Sung Performance: Freedom – Beyoncé Featuring Kendrick Lamar. Best Music Video: Formation – Beyoncé. Best Music Film: Lemonade – Beyoncé
Kanye West is also the second-most nominated male artist in Grammys history right behind Quincy Jones. West’s “Life of Pablo” album is nominated for Best Rap Album.
West is mentor to Chance The Rapper, who is nominated for 7 Grammys and is set to make Grammy history. With the Recording Academy now allowing streaming only releases for qualifying nominations. Chance’s album “Coloring Book” is the first to be nominated for a Grammy. He’s up for Best Rap Album and Best New Artist, which has never been won by an unsigned artist.
Beyoncè, Chance The Rapper, Bruno Mars, Lady Gaga and Metallica, A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak, The Weeknd and Daft Punk, Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, Andra Day, Tori Kelly, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, Kelsea Ballerini, Lukas Graham, Alicia Keys and Maren Morris, John Legend and Cynthia Erivo, Katy Perry and Adele are all set to perform on the main stage.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards is set to air on February 12, 2017 on CBS.
For the full list of nominations go to grammy.com