Drake, Chance The Rapper, Kanye West, De La Soul x More Nominated For 2017 Grammy Awards!
The 2017 Grammy Award nominations have been revealed! The Hip-Hop/R&B categories are certainly full of talent! 2016 was a really dope year for music and the Grammy’s have recognized that, I think.
Leading the nominations are Beyoncé with 9 nominations, Drake with 8, Kanye West with 8 and Chance The Rapper with 7! Chance The Rapper has had an amazing year! He’s also nominated for Best New Artist alongside Anderson Paak. The R&B nominees include Ro James, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, Solange, BJ The Chicago Kid, Jill Scott and more! Big congrats to De La Soul who is nominated for Best Rap Album!
The 2017 Grammy Awards will air on CBS February 12, 2017! Who’s going to have a Grammy party? I need to be there! Check out the Hip-Hop/R&B nominations below…
BEST NEW ARTIST- Chance The Rapper, The Chainsmokers, Anderson Paak, Maren Morris, Kelsea Ballerini
ALBUM OF THE YEAR- Beyoncé Lemonade, Justin Bieber Purpose, Drake Views, Adele 25, Sturgill Simpson A Sailor’s Guide To Earth
BEST RAP PERFORMANCE- Chance The Rapper Ft Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz “No Problem,” Desiigner “Panda,” Drake Ft Throne “Pop Style,” Fat Joe & Remy Ma “All The Way Up,” Schoolboy Q Ft Kanye West “That Part”
BEST RAP/SUNG PERFORMANCE- Beyoncé Ft Kendrick Lamar “Freedom,” Drake “Hotline Bling,” D.R.A.M. Ft Lil Yachty “Broccoli,” Kanye West Ft Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price Kirk Franklin & The Dream “Ultralight Beam,” Kanye West Ft Rihanna “Famous”
BEST RAP SONG- Fat Joe & Remy Ma “All The Way Up,” Kanye West Ft Rihanna “Famous,” Drake “Hotline Bling,” Chance The Rapper Ft Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz “No Problem,” Kanye West Ft Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The Dream “Ultralight Beam”
BEST RAP ALBUM- Chance The Rapper Coloring Book, De La Soul And The Anonymous Nobody, DJ Khaled Major Key, Schoolboy Q Blank Face LP, Kanye West The Life of Pablo
BEST R&B PERFORMANCE- BJ The Chicago Kid “Turnin’ Me Up,” Ro James “Permission,” Musiq Soulchild “I Do,” Rihanna “Needed Me,” Solange “Cranes In The Sky”
BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE- William Bell “The Three of Me,” BJ The Chicago Kid “Woman’s World,” Fantasia “Sleeping With The One I Love,” Lalah Hathaway “Angel,” Jill Scott “Can’t Wait”
BEST R&B SONG- PartyNextDoor Ft Drake “Come & See Me,” Bryson Tiller “Exchange,” Rihanna “Kiss It Better,” Maxwell “Lake By The Ocean,” Tory Lanez “Luv”
You can see the FULL LIST of Grammy Nominations at Grammy.com