Grammys 2017

Your guide to the Grammys 2017

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  • 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.

    Grammys 2017

    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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