Grammy Nominations 2017: Beyonce Leads The Way By Nine Nominations

Beyonce becomes the most-nominated woman in Grammy history

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Pop Star Beyonce leads the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations for her album “Lemonade”, making her the most-nominated woman in Grammy history.

Beyonce now has 62 Grammy nominations across her work as a solo artist and as part of Destiny's Child, making her the fourth most-nominated artist ever and also the first artist to earn nominations in the pop, rock, R&B and rap categories in the same year.

Beyonce and Adele each earned nominations in the top Grammy categories of album, song and record of the year. Beyonce was nominated for top album for “Lemonade,” while Adele was awarded for her release, “25.” Also nominated in the category were Drake for “Views,” Justin Bieber for “Purpose” and Sturgill Simpson for “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.”

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Beyonce's nine nominations include best rock performance ("Don't Hurt Yourself" with Jack White), pop solo performance ("Hold Up"), rap/sung performance ("Freedom" with Kendrick Lamar) and urban contemporary album ("Lemonade").

Beyonce's "Formation" and Adele's "Hello" are up against Rihanna and Drake's "Work," twenty one pilots' "Stressed Out" and Lukas Graham's "7 Years" for record of the year.

West receives eight nominations this year for his album "The Life Of Pablo" - all in the rap categories. Drake and Rihanna also have eight nominations, including three for their hit collaboration, "Work".

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