2017 GRAMMY AWARDS LIST OF WINNERS AND NOMINEES AS ADELE REAPS BIG.

ADELLE REAPS BIG AT 2017 GRAMMY AWARDS DESPITE BEYONCE LEADING WITH NOMINATIONS
By Dennis Milimo

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The 59th Annual Grammy Awards took place Sunday in Los Angeles. Many of the winners in a whopping 83 categories were announced before the CBS telecast even began. This list includes all the 2017 nominees and winners.
Adele was the big winner at the 59th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night, despite Beyoncé leading the nominations. The English singer-songwriter won the Album of the Year award for “25” and also the Record of the Year for “Hello.”
GENERAL FIELD
Album of the Year:
25 — Adele *WINNER
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson
Record of the Year:
“Hello” — Adele *WINNER
“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) *WINNER
“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 *WINNER
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak
POP FIELD
Best Pop Vocal Album:
25 — Adele *WINNER
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande
Confident — Demi Lovato
This Is Acting — Sia
Best Pop Solo Performance:
“Hello” — Adele *WINNER
“Hold Up” — Beyoncé
“Love Yourself” — Justin Bieber
“Piece by Piece (Idol Version)” — Kelly Clarkson
“Dangerous Woman” — Ariana Grande

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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 *WINNER
Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Cinema — Andrea Bocelli
Fallen Angels — Bob Dylan
Stages Live — Josh Groban
Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin — Willie Nelson *WINNER
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway — Barbra Streisand
DANCE/ELECTRONIC MUSIC FIELD
Best Dance Recording:
“Tearing Me Up” — Bob Moses
“Don’t Let Me Down” — The Chainsmokers featuring Daya *WINNER
“Never Be Like You” — Flume featuring Kai
“Rinse & Repeat” — Riton featuring Kah-Lo
“Drinkee” — Sofi Tukker
Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Skin — Flume *WINNER
Electronica 1: The Time Machine — Jean-Michel Jarre
Epoch — Tycho
Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future — Underworld
Louie Vega Starring … XXVIII — Louie Vega

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CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC FIELD
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 *WINNER
ROCK FIELD
Best Rock Performance:
“Joe (Live From Austin City Limits)” — Alabama Shakes
“Don’t Hurt Yourself” — Beyoncé featuring Jack White
“Blackstar” — David Bowie *WINNER
“The Sound of Silence” — Disturbed (Live on Conan)
“Heathens” — Twenty One Pilots

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Best Metal Performance:
“Shock Me” — Baroness
“Silvera” — Gojira
“Rotting in Vain” — Korn
“Dystopia” — Megadeth *WINNER
“The Price Is Wrong” — Periphery
Best Rock Song:
“Blackstar” — David Bowie, songwriter (David Bowie) *WINNER
“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 & Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect)
Best Rock Album:
California — Blink-182
Tell Me I’m Pretty — Cage the Elephant *WINNER
Magma — Gojira
Death of a Bachelor — Panic! At the Disco
Weezer — Weezer
ALTERNATIVE FIELD
Best Alternative Music Album:
22, A Million — Bon Iver
Blackstar — David Bowie *WINNER
The Hope Six Demolition Project — PJ Harvey
Post Pop Depression — Iggy Pop
A Moon Shaped Pool — Radiohead
R&B FIELD
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 *WINNER
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 *WINNER
“Can’t Wait” — Jill Scott
Best R&B Song:
“Come and 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 & Natalia Noemi, songwriters (Rihanna)
“Lake by the Ocean” — Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell) *WINNER
“Luv” — Magnus August Høiberg, Benjamin Levin & Daystar Peterson, songwriters (Tory Lanez)

 

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