Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Labels: & DRAKE TAKE THE LEAD; GRAMMY NOMINATIONS 2016; THE GRAMMYS; BEYONCE AND ADELE GRAMMY, ADELE, GRAMMY NOMINATIONS ARE IN: BEYONCE
Her chart-topping and critically-acclaimed album Lemonade will vie for Album of the Year against Adele’s 25, Justin Bieber’s Purpose, Drake’s Views, and Sturgill Simpson’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.
“Hold Up” is nominated for Best Pop Solo Performance, “Don’t Hurt Yourself” (featuring Jack White) for Best Rock Performance, and “Freedom” (featuring Kendrick Lamar) for Best Rap/Sung Performance.
Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West follow Bey with eight nominations apiece, while first-time nominee Chance the Rapper scores seven nods including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album.
In the latter category, Chance’s Coloring Book will face off with Drake’s Views, DJ Khaled’s Major Key, Kanye West’s The Life of Pablo, De La Soul’s And The Anonymous Nobody, and ScHoolboy Q’s Blank Face LP.
Adele, whose 25 was the best-selling album of 2015, garnered five nominations including the three major categories—Album, Record, and Song of the Year.
The 59th Annual Grammy Awards will air live from Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Feb. 12, at 8 p.m. on CBS.
See a list of nominees click here for the full list.
Posted by House Of Glitz at 12/07/2016