Grammy Nominations 2017 Include Beyonce And Adele

April 30, 2017

Awards season is about to begin and music’s biggest night will be here before you know it. On Tuesday morning, the Recording Academy announced the nominees for the 59 th annual Grammy Awards.

Last year’s Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, got things rolling by exposing the general field awardings on “CBS This Morning, ” and more nominations were announced throughout the day.

Beyonce leads with nine nominations, while Drake and Rihanna follow close behind with eight each. Meanwhile, Chance the Rapper is nominated for seven awardings and Adele earned herself five noms.

Head over to for a full list of all the nominations for 2017 :

Album Of The Year :
25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyonce
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson

Song Of The Year :
“Formation” — Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyonce Knowles, Michael L. Williams II, songwriters( Beyonce)
“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& Morten Ristorp, songwriters( Lukas Graham)

Record of the Year :
“Hello” — Adele
“Formation” — Beyonce
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots

Best New Artist :
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance The Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson. Paak Best Pop Solo Performance :
“Hello” — Adele
“Hold Up” — Beyonce
“Love Yourself” — Justin Bieber
“Piece By Piece”( Idol Version) — Kelly Clarkson
“Dangerous Woman” — Ariana Grande Best Pop Duo/ Group Performance :
“Closer” — The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey
“7 Years” — Lukas Graham
“Work” — Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Cheap Thrills” — Sia Featuring Sean Paul
“Stressed Out” — Twenty One Pilots Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album :
Cinema — Andrea Bocelli
Fallen Angels — Bob Dylan
Stages Live — Josh Groban
Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin — Willie Nelson
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway Best Pop Vocal Album :
25 — Adele
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande
Confident — Demi Lovato
This Is Acting — Sia Best Dance Recording :
“Tearing Me Up” — Bob Moses
“Don’t Let Me Down” — The Chainsmokers Featuring Daya
“Never Be Like You” — Flume Featuring Kai
“Rinse& Repeat” — Riton Featuring Kah-Lo
“Drinkee” — Sofi Tukker Best Dance/ Electronic Album :
Skin — Flume
Electronica 1: The Time Machine — Jean-Michel Jarre
Epoch — Tycho
Barbara Barbara, We Face A Glistening Future — Underworld
Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII — Louie Vega Best Contemporary Instrumental Album :
Human Nature — Herb Alpert
When You Wish Upon A Star — Bill Frisell
Way Back Home Live From Rochester, NY — Steve Gadd Band
Unspoken — Chuck Loeb
Culcha Vulcha — Snarky Puppy Best Rock Performance :
“Joe”( Live From Austin City Limits) — Alabama Shakes
“Don’t Hurt Yourself” — Beyonce Featuring Jack White
“Blackstar” — David Bowie
“The Sound Of Silence”( Live On Conan) — Disturbed
“Heathens” — Twenty One Pilots Best Metal Performance :
“Shock Me” — Baroness
“Silvera” — Gojira
“Rotting In Vain” — Korn
“Dystopia” — Megadeth
“The Price Is Wrong” — Periphery Best Rock Song :
“Blackstar” — David Bowie, songwriter( David Bowie)
“Burn The Witch” — Radiohead, songwriters( Radiohead)
“Hardwired” — James Hetfield& Lars Ulrich, songwriters( Metallica)
“Heathens” — Tyler Joseph, songwriter( Twenty One Pilots)
“My Name Is Human” — Rich Meyer, Ryan Meyer& amp; Johnny Stevens, songwriters( Highly Suspect) Best Rock Album :
California — Blink-1 82
Tell Me I’m Pretty — Cage The Elephant
Magma — Gojira
Death Of A Bachelor — Panic! At The Disco
Weezer — Weezer Best Alternative Music Album :
22, A Million — Bon Iver
Blackstar — David Bowie
The Hope Six Demolition Project — PJ Harvey
Post Pop Depression — Iggy Pop
A Moon Shaped Pool — Radiohead Best R& B Performance :
“Turnin’ Me Up” — BJ The Chicago Kid
“Permission” — Ro James
“I Do” — Musiq Soulchild
“Needed Me” — Rihanna
“Cranes In The Sky” — Solange Best Traditional R& B Performance :
“The Three Of Me” — William Bell
“Woman’s World” — BJ The Chicago Kid
“Sleeping With The One I Love” — Fantasia
“Angel” — Lalah Hathaway
“Can’t Wait” — Jill Scott Best R& B Song :
“Come See Me” — J. Brathwaite, Aubrey Graham& Noah Shebib, songwriters( PartyNextDoor Featuring Drake)
“Exchange” — Michael Hernandez& Bryson Tiller, songwriters( Bryson Tiller)
“Kiss It Better” — Jeff Bhasker, Robyn Fenty, John-Nathan Glass& amp; Natalia Noemi, songwriters( Rihanna)
“Lake By The Ocean” — Hod David& Musze, songwriters( Maxwell)
“Luv” — Magnus August Hoiberg, Benjamin Levin& amp; Daystar Peterson, songwriters( Tory Lanez) Best Urban Contemporary Album :
Lemonade — Beyonce
Ology — Gallant
We Are King — KING
Malibu — Anderson. Paak
Anti — Rihanna Best R& B Album :
In My Mind — BJ The Chicago Kid
Lalah Hathaway Live — Lalah Hathaway
Velvet Portraits — Terrace Martin
Healing Season — Mint Condition
Smoove Jones — Mya Best Rap/ Sung Performance :
“Freedom” — Beyonce Featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Hotline Bling” — Drake
“Broccoli” — D.R.A.M. Featuring Lil Yachty
“Ultralight Beam” — Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin& The-Dream
“Famous” — Kanye West Featuring Rihanna Best Rap Song :
“All The Way Up” — Joseph Cartagena, Edward Davadi, Shandel Green, Karim Kharbouch, Andre Christopher Lyon, Reminisce Mackie& Marcello Valenzano, songwriters( Fat Joe& Remy Ma Featuring French Montana& Infared)
“Famous” — Chancelor Bennett, Ross Birchard, Ernest Brown, Andrew Dawson, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Noah Goldstein, Kejuan Muchita, Patrick Reynolds, Kanye West& Cydel Young, songwriters( Kanye West Featuring Rihanna)
“Hotline Bling” — Aubrey Graham& Paul Jefferies, songwriters( Drake)
“No Problem” — Chancelor Bennett, Dwayne Carter& Tauheed Epps, songwriters( Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne& 2 Chainz)
“Ultralight Beam” — Chancelor Bennett, Kasseem Dean, Mike Dean, Kirk Franklin, Noah Goldstein, Samuel Griesemer, Terius Nash, Jerome Potter, Kelly Price, Nico “Donnie Trumpet” Segal, Derek Watkins, Kanye West& Cydel Young, songwriters( Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin& The-Dream) Best Rap Album :
Coloring Book — Chance The Rapper
And The Anonymous Nobody — De La Soul
Major Key — DJ Khaled
Views — Drake
Blank Face LP — ScHoolboy Q
The Life Of Pablo — Kanye West Best Country Solo Performance :
“Love Can Run To Hell” — Brandy Clark
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert
“My Church” — Maren Morris
“Church Bells” — Carrie Underwood
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Keith Urban Best Country Duo/ Group Performance :
“Different For Girls” — Dierks Bentley Featuring Elle King
“2 1 Summer” — Brothers Osborne
“Setting The World On Fire” — Kenny Chesney& P! nk
“Jolene” — Pentatonix Featuring Dolly Parton
“Think Of You” — Chris Young With Cassadee Pope Best Country Song :
“Blue Ain’t Your Color” — Clint Lagerberg, Hillary Lindsey& Steven Lee Olsen, songwriters( Keith Urban)
“Die A Happy Man” — Sean Douglas, Thomas Rhett& Joe Spargur, songwriters( Thomas Rhett)
“Humble And Kind” — Lori McKenna, songwriter( Tim McGraw)
“My Church” — busbee& Maren Morris, songwriters( Maren Morris)
“Vice” — Miranda Lambert, Shane McAnally& Josh Osborne, songwriters( Miranda Lambert) Best Country Album :
Big Day In A Small town — Brandy Clark
Full Circle — Loretta Lynn
Hero — Maren Morris
A Sailor’s Guide To Earth — Sturgill Simpson
Ripcord — Keith Urban Best New Age Album :
Orogen — John Burke
Dark Sky Island — Enya
Inner Passion — Peter Kater& Tina Guo
Rosetta — Vangelis
White Sun II — White Sun Best Improvised Jazz Solo :
“Countdown” — Joey Alexander, soloist
“In Movement” — Ravi Coltrane, soloist
“We See” — Fred Hersch, soloist
“I Concentrate On You” — Brad Mehldau, soloist
“I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry” — John Scofield, soloist Best Jazz Vocal Album :
Sound Of Red — Rene Marie
Upward Spiral — Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling
Take Me To The Alley — Gregory Porter
Harlem On My Mind — Catherine Russell
The Sting Variations — The Tierney Sutton Band Best Jazz Instrumental Album :
Book Of Intuition — Kenny Barron Trio
Dr. Um — Peter Erskine
Sunday Night At The Vanguard — The Fred Hersch Trio
Nearness — Joshua Redman& amp; Brad Mehldau
Country For Old Men — John Scofield Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album :
Real Foes — Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society
Presents Monk’estra, Vol. 1 — John Beasley
Kaleidoscope Eyes: Music Of The Beatles — John Daversa
All L.A. Band — Bob Mintzer
Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom — Ted Nash Big Band

Best Latin Jazz Album
Entre Colegas — Andy Gonzalez
Madera Latino: A Latin Jazz Perspective On The Music Of Woody Shaw — Brian Lynch& Various Artists
Canto America — Michael Spiro/ Wayne Wallace La Orquesta Sinfonietta
30 — Trio Da Paz
Tribute To Irakere: Live In Marciac — Chucho Valdes

Best Gospel Performance/ Song :
“It’s Alright, It’s Ok” — Shirley Caesar Featuring Anthony Hamilton
“You’re Bigger”[ Live] — Jekalyn Carr
“Made A Way”[ Live] — Travis Greene
“God Provides” — Tamela Mann
“Better” — Hezekiah Walker

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/ Song
“Trust In You — Lauren Daigle
“Priceless” — For King& Country
“King Of The World” — Natalie Grant
“Thy Will” — Hillary Scott& The Scott Family
“Chain Breaker” — Zach Williams

Best Gospel Album :
Listen — Tim Bowman Jr.
Fill This House — Shirley Caesar
A Worshipper’s Heart[ Live] — Todd Dulaney
Losing My Religion — Kirk Franklin
Demonstrate[ Live] — William Murphy Best Contemporary Christian Music Album :
Poets& Saints — All Sons& Daughters
American Prodigal — Crowder
Be One — Natalie Grant
Youth Revival[ Live] — Hillsong Young& Free
Love Remains — Hillary Scott& The Scott Family Best Roots Gospel Album :
Better Together — Gaither Vocal Band
Nature’s Symphony In 432 — The Isaacs
Hymns — Joey+ Rory
Hymns And Songs Of Inspiration — Gordon Mote
God Don’t Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson –( Various Artists) Best Latin Pop Album :
Un Besito Mas — Jesse& Joy
Ilusion — Gaby Moreno
Similares — Laura Pausini
Seguir Latiendo — Sanalejo
Buena Vida — Diego Torres Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album :
ilevitable — ile
L.H.O.N.( La Humanidad O Nosotros) — Illya Kuryaki& The Valderamas
Buenaventura — La Santa Cecilia
Los Rakas — Los Rakas
Amor Supremo — Carla Morrison Best Regional Mexican Music Album( Including Tejano ):
Raices — Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizarraga
Hecho A Mano — Joss Favela
Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1( En Vivo) — Vicente Fernandez
Generacion Maquinaria Est. 2006. — La Maquinaria Nortena
Tributo A Joan Sebastian Y Rigoberto Alfaro — Mariachi Divas De Cindy Shea Best Tropical Latin Album :
Conexion — Fonseca
La Fantasia Homenaje A Juan Formell — Formell Y Los Van Van
35 Aniversario — Grupo Niche
La Sonora Santanera En Su 60 Aniversario — La Sonora Santanera
Donde Estan? — Jose Lugo& Guasabara Combo Best American Roots Performance :
“Ain’t No Man” — The Avett Brothers
“Mother’s Children Have A Hard Time” — Blind Boys Of Alabama
“Factory Girl” — Rhiannon Giddens
“House Of Mercy” — Sarah Jarosz
“Wreck You” — Lori McKenna Best American Roots Song :
“Alabama At Night” — Robbie Fulks
“City Lights” — Jack White
“Gulfstream” — Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars
“Kid Sister” — The Time Jumpers
“Wreck You” — Lori McKenna Best Americana Album :
True Sadness — The Avett Brothers
This Is Where I Live — William Bell
The Cedar Creek Sessions — Kris Kristofferson
The Bird& The Rifle — Lori McKenna
Kid Sister — The Time Jumpers Best Bluegrass Album :
Original Traditional — Blue Highway
Burden Bearer — Doyle Lawson& Quicksilver
The Hazel And Alice Sessions — Laurie Lewis& The Right Hands
North By South — Claire Lynch
Coming Home — O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor Best Traditional Blues Album :
Can’t Shake This Feeling — Lurrie Bell
Live At The Greek Theatre — Joe Bonamassa
Blues& Ballads — Luther Dickinson
The Soul Of Jimmie Rodgers — Vasti Jackson
Porcupine Meat — Bobby Rush Best Contemporary Blues Album :
The Last Days Of Oakland — Fantastic Negrito
Love Wins Again — Janiva Magness
Bloodline — Kenny Neal
Give It Back To You — The Record Company
Everybody Wants A Piece — Joe Louis Walker Best Folk Album :
Silver Skies Blue — Judy Collins& Ari Hest
Upland Tale — Robbie Fulks
Factory Girl — Rhiannon Giddens
Weighted Mind — Sierra Hull
Undercurrent — Sarah Jarosz Best Regional Roots Music Album :
Broken Promised Land — Barry Jean Ancelet& Sam Broussard
It’s A Cree Thing — Northern Cree
E Walea — Kalani Pe’a
Gulfstream — Roddie Romero And The Hub City All-Stars
I Wanna Sing Right: Rediscovering Lomax In The Evangeline Country –( Various Artists) Best Reggae Album :
Sly& Robbie Presents … Reggae For Her — Devin Di Dakta& J.L
Rose Petals — J Boog
Ziggy Marley — Ziggy Marley
Everlasting — Raging Fyah
Falling Into Place — Rebelution
SOJA: Live In Virginia — SOJA Best World Music Album :
Destiny — Celtic Woman
Walking In The Footsteps Of Our Parents — Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Sing Me Home — Yo-Yo Ma& The Silk Road Ensemble
Land Of Gold — Anoushka Shankar
Dois Amigos, Um Seculo De Musica: Multishow Live — Caetano Veloso& Gilberto Gil Best Children’s Album :
Explorer Of The World — Frances England
Infinity Plus One — Secret Agent 23 Skidoo
Novelties — Recess Monkey
Press Play — Brady Rymer And The Little Band That Could
Saddle Up — The Okee Dokee Brothers Best Spoken Word Album( Includes Poetry, Audio Books& Storytelling ):
The Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo — Amy Schumer
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In The Sandbox — Carol Burnett
M Train — Patti Smith
Under The Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L.A. Punk –( John Doe With Tom Desavia)( Various Artists)
Unfaithful Music& Disappearing Ink — Elvis Costello Best Comedy Album :
…America…Great … — David Cross
American Myth — Margaret Cho
Boyish Girl Interrupted — Tig Notaro
Live At The Apollo — Amy Schumer
Talking For Clapping — Patton Oswalt Best Musical Theater Album :
Bright Star — Carmen Cusack, principal soloist; Jay Alix, Peter Asher& Una mJackman, producers; Steve Martin, composer; Edie Brickell, composer& lyricist( Original Broadway Cast)
The Color Purple — Cynthia Erivo& Jennifer Hudson, principal soloists; Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders& Jhett Tolentino, producers( Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell& Allee Willis, composers/ lyricists)( New Broadway Cast)
Fiddler On The Roof — Danny Burstein, principal soloist; Louise Gund, David Lai& Ted Sperling, producers( Jerry Bock, composer; Sheldon Harnick, lyricist)( 2016 Broadway Cast)
Kinky Boots — Killian Donnelly& Matt Henry, principal soloists; Sammy James, Jr ., Cyndi Lauper, Stephen Oremus& William Wittman, producers( Cyndi Lauper, composer& lyricist)( Original West End Cast)
Waitress — Jessie Mueller, principal soloist; Neal Avron, Sara Bareilles& Nadia DiGiallonardo, producers; Sara Bareilles, composer& lyricist Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media :
“Amy” –( Various Artists)
“Miles Ahead” –( Miles Davis& Various Artist)
“Straight Outta Compton” –( Various Artists)
“Suicide Squad”( Collector’s Edition) –( Various Artists)
“Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1” –( Various Artists) Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media :
“Bridge Of Spies” — Thomas Newman, composer
Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” — Ennio Morricone, composer
“The Revenant” — Alva Noto& Ryuichi Sakamoto, composers
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” — John Williams, composer
“Stranger Things” Volume 1 — Kyle Dixon& Michael Stein, composers
“Stranger Things” Volume 2 — Kyle Dixon& Michael Stein, composers Best Song Written For Visual Media :
“Can’t Stop The Impression! — Max Martin, Shellback& Justin Timberlake, songwriters( Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel)
“Heathens” — Tyler Joseph, songwriter( Twenty One Pilots)
“Just Like Fire” — Oscar Holter, Max Martin, P! nk& Shellback, songwriters( P! nk)
“Purple Lamborghini” — Shamann Cooke, Sonny Moore& William Roberts, songwriters( Skrillex& Rick Ross)
“Try Everything” — Mikkel S. Eriksen, Sia Furler& Tor Erik Hermansen, songwriters( Shakira)
“The Veil” — Peter Gabriel, songwriter( Peter Gabriel) Best Instrumental Composition :
“Bridge Of Spies”( End Title) — Thomas Newman, composer( Thomas Newman)
“The Expensive Train Set”( An Epic Sarahnade For Double Big Band) — Tim Davies, composer( Tim Davies Big Band)
“Flow” — Alan Ferber, composer( Alan Ferber Nonet)
“L’Ultima Diligenza Di Red Rock- Versione Integrale” — Ennio Morricone, composer( Ennio Morricone)
“Spoken At Midnight” — Ted Nash, composer( Ted Nash Big Band) Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella :
“Ask Me Now” — John Beasley, arranger( John Beasley)
Good “Swing” Wenceslas — Sammy Nestico, arranger( The Count Basie Orchestra)
Linus& Lucy — Christian Jacob, arranger( The Phil Norman Tentet)
“Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” — John Daversa, arranger( John Daversa)
“We Three Kings” — Ted Nash, arranger( Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis)
“You And I” — Jacob Collier, arranger( Jacob Collier) Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals :
“Do You Hear What I Hear? ” — Gordon Goodwin, arranger( Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band Featuring Take 6)
“Do You Want To Know A Secret” — John Daversa, arranger( John Daversa Featuring Renee Olstead)
“Flintstones” — Jacob Collier, arranger( Jacob Collier)
“I’m A Fool To Want You” — Alan Broadbent, arranger( Kristin Chenoweth)
“Somewhere”( Dirty Blvd)( Extended Version) — Billy Childs& Larry Klein, arrangers( Lang Lang Featuring Lisa Fischer& Jeffrey Wright) Best Recording Package :
Anti — Ciarra Pardo& Robyn Fenty, art directors( Rihanna)
Blackstar — Jonathan Barnbrook, art director( David Bowie)
Human Performance — Andrew Savage, art director( Parquet Courts)
Sunset Motel — Sarah Dodds& Shauna Dodds, art directors( Reckless Kelly)
22, A Million — Eric Timothy Carlson, art director( Bon Iver) Best Boxed Or Special Limited Edition Package :
Edith Piaf 1915 -2 015 — Gerard Lo Monaco, art director( Edith Piaf)
401 Day — Jonathan Dagan& Mathias Host Normark, art directors( J.Views)
I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It( Box Set) — Samuel Burgess-Johnson& Matthew Healy, art directors( The 1975)
Paper Wheels( Deluxe Limited Edition) — Matt Taylor, art director( Trey Anastasio)
Tug Of War( Deluxe Edition) — Simon Earith& James Musgrave, art directors( Paul McCartney) Best Album Notes :
The Complete Monument& Columbia Albums Collection — Mikal Gilmore, album notes writer( Kris Kristofferson)
The Knoxville Sessions, 1929 -1 930: Knox County Stomp — Ted Olson& Tony Russell, album notes novelists( Various Artists)
Ork Records: New York, New York — Rob Sevier& Ken Shipley, album notes novelists( Various Artists)
Sissle And Blake Sing Shuffle Along — Ken Bloom& Richard Carlin, album notes novelists( Eubie Blake& Noble Sissle)
Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism& The Phonograph, 1890 -1 900 — Richard Martin, album notes writer( Various Artists) Best Historical Album :
The Cutting Edge 1965 -1 966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12( Collector’s Edition) — Steve Berkowitz& Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering technologist( Bob Dylan)
Music Of Morocco From The Library Of Congress: Recorded By Paul Bowles, 1959 — April G. Ledbetter, Steven Lance Ledbetter, Bill Nowlin& amp; Philip D. Schuyler, compilation producers; Rick Fisher& amp; Michael Graves, mastering engineers( Various Artists)
Ork Records: New York, New York — Rob Sevier& Ken Shipley, compilation producers; Jeff Lipton& Maria Rice, mastering engineers( Various Artists)
Vladimir Horowitz: The Unreleased Live Recordings 1966 -1 983 — Bernard Horowitz, Andreas K. Meyer& Robert Russ, compilation producers; Andreas K. Meyer& Jeanne Montalvo, mastering engineers( Vladimir Horowitz)
Waxing The Gospel: Mass Evangelism& amp; The Phonograph, 1890 -1 900 — Michael Devecka, Meagan Hennessey& Richard Martin, compilation producers; Michael Devecka, David Giovannoni, Michael Khanchalian& Richard Martin, mastering engineers( Various Artists) Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical :
Are You Serious — Tchad Blake& David Boucher, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering technologist( Andrew Bird)
Blackstar — David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen& Tony Visconti, engineers; Joe LaPorta, mastering technologist( David Bowie)
Dig In Deep — Ryan Freeland, technologist; Kim Rosen, mastering technologist( Bonnie Raitt)
Hit N Run Phase Two — Booker T ., Dylan Dresdow, Chris James, Prince& Justin Stanley, engineers; Dylan Dresdow, mastering technologist( Prince)
Undercurrent — Shani Gandhi& Gary Paczosa, engineers; Paul Blakemore, mastering technologist( Sarah Jarosz) Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical :
Benny Blanco
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
Nineteen8 5
Ricky Reed Best Remixed Recording, Non-Classical :
“Cali Coast”( Psionics Remix) — Josh Williams, remixer( Soul Pacific)
“Heavy Star Movin’”( staRo Remix) — staRo, remixer( The Silver Lake Chorus)
Nineteen Hundred Eighty-Five( Timo Maas& James Teej Remix) — Timo Maas& James Teej, remixers( Paul McCartney& Wings)
Only( Kaskade x Lipless Remix) — Ryan Raddon, remixer( Ry X)
Tearing Me Up( RAC Remix) — Andre Allen Anjos, remixer( Bob Moses)
Wide Open( Joe Goddard Remix) — Joe Goddard, remixer( The Chemical Brothers) Best Surround Sound Album :
Dutilleux: Sur Le Meme Accord; Les Citation; Mystere De L’instant& Timbres, Espace, Mouvement — Alexander Lipay& Dmitriy Lipay, surround mix engineers; Dmitriy Lipay, surround mastering technologist; Dmitriy Lipay, surround producer( Ludovic Morlot& amp; Seattle Symphony)
Johnson: Considering Matthew Shepard — Brad Michel, surround mix technologist; Brad Michel, surround mastering technologist; Robina G. Young, surround producer( Craig Hella Johnson& Conspirare)
Maja S.K. Ratkje: And Sing … — Morten Lindberg, surround mix technologist; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering technologist; Morten Lindberg, surround producer( Maja S.K. Ratkje, Cikada& Oslo Sinfonietta)
Primus& The Chocolate Factory( 5.1 Surround Sound Edition) — Les Claypool, surround mix technologist; Stephen Marcussen, surround mastering technologist; Les Claypool, surround producer( Primus)
Reflections — Morten Lindberg, surround mix technologist; Morten Lindberg, surround mastering technologist; Morten Lindberg, surround producer( Oyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg& Trondheimsolistene) Best Engineered Album, Classical :
Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles — Mark Donahue& amp; Fred Vogler, engineers( James Conlon, Guanqun Yu, Joshua Guerrero, Patricia Racette, Christopher Maltman, Lucy Schaufer, Lucas Meachem, LA Opera Chorus& Orchestra)
Dutilleux: Sur Le Meme Accord; Les Citation; Mystere De L’Instant& Timbres, Espace, Mouvement — Alexander Lipay& amp; Dmitriy Lipay, engineers( Ludovic Morlot& Seattle Symphony)
Reflections — Morten Lindberg, technologist( Oyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg& Trondheimsolistene)
Shadow Of Sirius — Silas Brown& David Frost, engineers; Silas Brown, mastering technologist( Jerry F. Junkin& The University Of Texas Wind Ensemble)
Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow- Symphonies Nos. 5, 8& 9 — Shawn Murphy& amp; Nick Squire, engineers; Tim Martyn, mastering technologist( Andris Nelsons& amp; Boston Symphony Orchestra) Producer Of The Year, Classical :
Blanton Alspaugh
David Frost
Marina A. Ledin, Victor Ledin
Judith Sherman
Robina G. Young Best Orchestral Performance :
Bates: Runs For Orchestra — Michael Tilson Thomas, conductor( San Francisco Symphony)
Ibert: Orchestral Works — Neeme Jarvi, conductor( Orchestre De La Suisse Romande)
Prokofiev: Symphony No. 5 In B-Flat Major, Op. 100 — Mariss Jansons, conductor( Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra)
Rouse: Odna Zhizn; Symphonies 3& 4; Prospero’s Rooms — Alan Gilbert, conductor( New York Philharmonic)
Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow- Symphonies Nos. 5, 8& 9 — Andris Nelsons, conductor( Boston Symphony Orchestra) Best Opera Recording :
Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles — James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer& amp; Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer( LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus)
Handel: Giulio Cesare — Giovanni Antonini, conductor; Cecilia Bartoli, Philippe Jaroussky, Andreas Scholl& amp; Anne-Sofie von Otter; Samuel Theis, producer( Il Giardino Armonico)
Higdon: Cold Mountain — Miguel Harth-Bedoya, conductor; Emily Fons, Nathan Gunn, Isabel Leonard& Jay Hunter Morris; Elizabeth Ostrow, producer( The Santa Fe Opera Orchestra; Santa Fe Opera Apprentice Program For Singers)
Mozart: Le Nozze Di Figaro — Yannick Nezet-Seguin, conductor; Thomas Hampson, Christiane Karg, Luca Pisaroni& Sonya Yoncheva; Daniel Zalay, producer( Chamber Orchestra Of Europe; Vocalensemble Rastatt)
Szymanowski: Krol Roger — Antonio Pappano, conductor; Georgia Jarman, Mariusz Kwiecie& Saimir Pirgu; Jonathan Allen, producer( Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House; Royal Opera Chorus) Best Choral Performance :
Himmelrand — Elisabeth Holte, conductor( Marianne Reidarsdatter Eriksen, Ragnfrid Lie& Matilda Sterby; Inger-Lise Ulsrud; Uranienborg Vokalensemble)
Janaek: Glagolitic Mass — Edward Gardner, conductor; Hakon Matti Skrede, chorus master( Susan Bickley, Gabor Bretz, Sara Jakubiak& Stuart Skelton; Thomas Trotter; Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra; Bergen Cathedral Choir, Bergen Philharmonic Choir, Choir Of Collegium Musicum& Edvard Grieg Kor)
Lloyd: Bonhoeffer — Donald Nally, conductor( Malavika Godbole, John Grecia, Rebecca Harris& Thomas Mesa; The Crossing)
Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1 — Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director( Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis& amp; Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir)
Steinberg: Passion Week — Steven Fox, conductor( The Clarion Choir) Best Chamber Music/ Small Ensemble Performance :
Fitelberg: Chamber Works — ARC Ensemble
Reflections — Oyvind Gimse, Geir Inge Lotsberg& amp; Trondheimsolistene
Serious Business — Spektral Quartet
Steve Reich — Third Coast Percussion
Trios From Our Homelands — Lincoln Trio Best Classical Instrumental Solo :
Adams, J .: Scheherazade. 2 — Leila Josefowicz; David Robertson, conductor( Chester Englander;
St. Louis Symphony)
Daugherty: Narratives Of Hemingway — Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor( Nashville Symphony) Track from: Daugherty: Narratives Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle
Dvoak: Violin Concerto& Romance; Suk: Fantasy — Christian Tetzlaff; John Storgards, conductor( Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra)
Mozart: Keyboard Music, Vols. 8& 9 — Kristian Bezuidenhout
1930’s Violin Concertos, Vol. 2 — Gil Shaham; Stephane Deneve, conductor( The Knights& Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra) Best Classical Solo Vocal Album :
Monteverdi — Magdalena Koena; Andrea Marcon, conductor( David Feldman, Michael Feyfar, Jakob Pilgram& Luca Tittoto; La Cetra Barockorchester Basel)
Mozart: The Weber Sisters — Sabine Devieilhe; Raphael Pichon, conductor( Pygmalion)
Schumann& Berg — Dorothea Roschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist
Shakespeare Songs — Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist( Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power& Adam Walker)
Verismo — Anna Netrebko; Antonio Pappano, conductor( Yusif Eyvazov; Coro Dell’Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia; Orchestra Dell Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia) Best Classical Compendium :
Daugherty: Narratives Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle — Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer
Gesualdo — Tonu Kaljuste, conductor; Manfred Eicher, producer
Vaughan Williams: Discoveries — Martyn Brabbins, conductor; Andrew Walton, producer
Wolfgang: Pas Through — Judith Farmer& amp; Gernot Wolfgang, producers;( Various Artists)
Zappa: 200 Motels- The Suites — Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor; Frank Filipetti& Gail Zappa, producers Best Contemporary Classical Composition :
Bates: Anthology Of Fantastic Zoology — Mason Bates, composer( Riccardo Muti& Chicago Symphony Orchestra)
Daugherty: Narratives Of Hemingway — Michael Daugherty, composer( Zuill Bailey, Giancarlo Guerrero& Nashville Symphony)
Higdon: Cold Mountain — Jennifer Higdon, composer; Gene Scheer, librettist( Miguel Harth- Bedoya, Jay Hunter Morris, Emily Fons, Isabel Leonard, Nathan Gunn& The Santa Fe Opera)
Theofanidis: Bassoon Concerto — Christopher Theofanidis, composer( Martin Kuuskmann, Barry Jekowsky& Northwest Sinfonia)
Winger: Dialogues With Nijinsky — C. F. Kip Winger, composer( Martin West& San Francisco Ballet Orchestra) Best Music Video :
Formation — Beyonce
River — Leon Bridges
Up& Up — Coldplay
Gosh — Jamie XX
Upside Down& Inside Out — OK Go Best Music Film :
I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead — Steve Aoki
The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years –( The Beatles)
Lemonade — Beyonce
The Music Of Strangers — Yo-Yo Ma& The Silk Road Ensemble
American Saturday Night: Live From The Grand Ole Opry –( Various Artists) The 2017 Grammy Awards will air Feb. 12 at 8 p. m. EST on CBS .

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