Your guide to the Grammys 2017

Everything you need to know, from the winners to the performers and presenters

The Grammys 2017 was a night to remember – from Adele confirming that she is already married to Simon Konecki, to the celebs’ gorgeous red carpet looks – so we’ve rounded up everything you need to know about one of the music industry’s hottest events of the year.

From this year’s winners, to how killed it on stage, you’ll find it all here…

Grammys 2017 winners

Album Of The Year – Adele, 25

Song Of The Year – Adele, Hello

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Best Rap Album – Chance The Rapper, Colouring Book

Best Urban Contemporary Album – Beyoncé, Lemonade

Best Country Solo Performance – Maren Morris, My Church

Best Rock Song – David Bowie, Blackstar

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – Twenty One Pilots, Stressed Out

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Best New Artist – Chance The Rapper

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical – Greg Kurstin

Best Pop Vocal Album – Adele, 25

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – Willie Nelson, Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin

Best Pop Solo Performance – Adele, Hello

Best Musical Theater Album – The Color Purple

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media – Miles Ahead (Miles Davis and various artists)

Best Metal Performance – Megadeth, Dystopia

Best Rap Song – Drake, Hotline Bling

Best Rap/Sung Performance – Drake, Hotline Bling

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Best Rap Performance – Chance the Rapper, No Problem [featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz]

Best R&B Album – Lalah Hathaway, Lalah Hathaway Live

Best Comedy Album – Patton Oswalt, Talking for Clapping

Best Reggae Album – Ziggy Marley, Ziggy Marley

Best Regional Roots Music Album – Kalani Pe’a, E Walea

Best Folk Album – Sarah Jarosz, Undercurrent

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Best Contemporary Blues Album – Fantastic Negrito, The Last Days of Oakland

Best Traditional Blues Album – Bobby Rush, Porcupine Meat

Best Bluegrass Album – O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor, Coming Home

Best Americana Album – William Bell, This Is Where I Live

Best American Roots Song – Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers), Kid Sister

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Best American Roots Performance – Sarah Jarosz, House of Mercy

Best Tropical Latin Album – Jose Lugo & Guasa’bara Combo, Donde Estan?

Best Regional Mexican Music Album – Vicente Fernández, Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo)

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
 – iLe, iLevitable

Best Latin Pop Album
 – Jesse & Joy, Un Besito Mas

Best Country Album – 
Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Best Country Song – 
Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw), Humble and Kind

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Best Country Duo/Group Performance – 
Pentatonix, Jolene [featuring Dolly Parton]

Best Roots Gospel Album
 – Joey+Rory, Hymns

Best Latin Jazz Album
 – Chucho Valdés, Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
 – Ted Nash Big Band, Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom

Best Jazz Instrumental Album – 
John Scofield, Country for Old Men

Best Jazz Vocal Album – 
Gregory Porter, Take Me to the Alley

Best Improvised Jazz Solo – 
John Scofield, soloist,  I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry

Contemporary Instrumental
 – Snarky Puppy, Culcha Vulcha

Best Dance Recording
 – The Chainsmokers, Don’t Let Me Down [ft. Daya]

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Best Classical Solo Vocal Album
 – Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist – Schmann & Berg (tie)
, Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker), Shakespeare Songs (tie)

Best Classical Compendium
 – Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor; Tim Handley, producer – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway; American Gothic; Once Upon A Castle

Best Classical Instrumental Solo – Zuill Bailey; Giancarlo Guerrero, conductor (Nashville Symphony) – Daugherty: Tales Of Hemingway

Best Chamber Music/Small Ensemble Performance – 
Steve Reich

Best Choral Performance
 – Krzysztof Penderecki, conductor; Henryk Wojnarowski, choir director (Nikolay Didenko, Agnieszka Rehlis & Johanna Rusanen; Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra; Warsaw Philharmonic Choir) – Penderecki Conducts Penderecki, Volume 1

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Best Opera Recording
 – James Conlon, conductor; Joshua Guerrero, Christopher Maltman, Lucas Meachem, Patricia Racette, Lucy Schaufer & Guanqun Yu; Blanton Alspaugh, producer (LA Opera Orchestra; LA Opera Chorus) – Corigliano: The Ghosts Of Versailles

Best Orchestra Performance
 – Andris Nelsons, conductor (Boston Symphony Orchestra) – Shostakovich: Under Stalin’s Shadow – Symphonies Nos. 5, 8 & 9

Producer of the Year, Classical
 – David Frost

Best Engineered Album, Classical
 – Mark Donahue and Fred Vogler, Corigliano: The Ghosts of Versailles

Best Music Film – 
The Beatles, The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years

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Best Spoken Word Album – 
Carol Burnett, In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

Best Children’s Album – 
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, Infinity Plus One

Best World Music Album
 – Yo-Yo Ma & the Silk Road Ensemble, Sing Me Home

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album – 
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family, Love Remains

Best Gospel Album – 
Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

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Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song – 
Hillary Scott & the Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters Thy Will

Best Gospel Performance/Song – 
Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter God Provides

Best New Age Album
 – White Sun, White Sun II

Best Surround Sound Album – Ludovic Morlot & Seattle Symphony, Dutilleux: Sur Le Même Accord; Les Citations; Mystère De L’instant & Timbres, Espace, Mouvement

Best Remixed Recording – 
André Allen Anjos, remixer (Bob Moses), Tearing Me Up (RAC Remix)

Best Historical Album – 
Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan) – The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 (Collector’s Edition)

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Best Album Notes
 – Ken Bloom & Richard Carlin, album notes writers (Eubie Blake & Noble Sissle) – Sissle and Blake Sing Shuffle Alon

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package – 
Gérard Lo Monaco, art director (Edith Piaf) – Edith Piaf 1915-2015

Best Recording Package – Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie), Blackstar

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals – 
Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), Flintstones

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
 – Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier), You and I

Best Instrumental Composition – 
Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band), Spoken at Midnight

Best Song Written for Visual Media
 – Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls, Can’t Stop the Feeling!

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Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media – 
John Williams, composer, Star Wars: the Force Awakens

Best Recording Package – 
David Bowie, Blackstar

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical – 
David Bowie, Blackstar

Best Gospel Performance/Song
 – Tamela Mann, Kirk Franklin, God Provides

Best Gospel Album
 – Kirk Franklin, Losing My Religion

Best Music Video
 – Beyoncé, Formation

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Best Dance/Electronic Album – 
Flume, Skin

Best Country Album
 – Sturgill Simpson, A Sailor’s Guide To Earth

Best R&B Performance
 – Solange, Cranes In The Sky

Best R&B Song – 
Maxwell, Lake By The Ocean

Grammys 2017 date

The 59th annual Grammy awards will be held on the evening of Sunday 12th February at the Staples Centre Los Angeles, California.

It all kicks off at 8pm EST (4am UK time).

Where can I watch the Grammys 2017?

The Grammys will be aired live on CBS, but if you can’t be bothered to stay up all night the highlights will be on 4 Music the next day.

Grammys 2017 hosts

James Corden is the host of this year’s ceremony, taking over from LL Cool J, who has hosted the last five Grammy Awards. It’s worth noting that he’s the first ever British Grammys host.

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When the news was officially announced in 2016, Corden said: ‘I am truly honoured to be hosting The Grammys next year. It’s the biggest, most prestigious award show in music and I feel incredibly lucky to be part of such an incredible night.

Grammys 2017 Performers

Currently Adele, John Legend, Bruno Mars, The Weeknd, Daft Punk and Alicia Keys are all confirmed as performing this year’s Grammys.

It’s also rumoured that Beyoncé will take to the stage on the night, her first performance since she announced she and Jay-Z will be welcoming twin celebrity babies into the world this year.

Grammys 2017 Nominations

Record of the Year

Hello – Adele

Formation – Beyoncé

7 Years – Lukas Graham

Work – Rihanna ft. Drake

Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Album of the Year

25 – Adele

Lemonade – Beyoncé

Purpose – Justin Bieber

Views – Drake

A Sailor’s Guide to Earth – Sturgill Simpson

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Song of the Year

Formation – Beyoncé

Hello – Adele

I Took a Pill in Ibiza – Mike Posner

Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

7 Years – Lukas Graham

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini

The Chainsmokers

Chance The Rapper

Maren Morris

Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Solo Performance

Hello – Adele

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 ft. Halsey

7 Years – Lukas Graham

Work – Rihanna ft. Drake

Cheap Thrills – Sia ft. Sean Paul

Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Vocal Album

25 – Adele

Purpose – Justin Bieber

Dangerous Woman – Ariana Grande

Confident – Demi Lovato

This Is Acting – Sia

Best Music Video

Formation – Beyoncé

River – Leon Bridges

Up & Up – Coldplay

Gosh – Jamie XX

Upside Down And Inside Out – OK Go

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Best Dance Recording

Tearing Me Up – Bob Moses

Don’t Let Me Down – The Chainsmokers ft. Daya

Never Be Like You – Flume ft. Kai

Rinse & Repeat – Riton ft. Kah-Lo

Drinkee – Sofi Tukker

Best Rap/Sung Performance

Freedom – Beyoncé ft. Kendrick Lamar

Hotline Bling – Drake

Broccoli – D.R.A.M. ft. Lil Yachty

Ultralight Beam – Kanye West ft. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Lemonade – Beyoncé

Ology – Gallant

We Are King – KING

Malibu – Anderson .Paak

Anti – Rihanna

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Best Rock Performance

Joe (Live From Austin City Limits) – Alabama Shakes

Don’t Hurt Yourself – Beyoncé ft. Jack White

Blackstar – David Bowie

The Sound of Silence (Live on Conan) – Disturbed

Heathens – Twenty One Pilots

Best Rock Song

Blackstar – David Bowie

Burn The Witch – Radiohead

Hardwired – Metallica

Heathens – Twenty One Pilots

My Name Is Human – Highly Suspect

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

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