The 59th annual GRAMMY Award nominations have been announced.
In a press release The Recording Academy announced that of nearly 22,000 submissions across 84 categories the top nominees are Beyoncé (9), Drake (8), Rihanna (8), Kanye West (8), and Chance The Rapper (7).
The Recording Academy will present the GRAMMY Awards on Sunday, February 12th, 2017 live from the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, broadcast on CBS Television, 9:00-11:30 pm ET / 5-8:30 pm PT.
Herb Alpert's newest album Human Nature is among the nominees, up for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.
You can see the full list online.
Nominees in the General Field include:
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:
Chance The Rapper