2017 Grammy Awards: A list of the nominees in top categories and their reactions

Adele Live In New york City - 2015
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2015 image released by NBC, Adele performs at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The Recording Academy announced Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, that Adele, leading nominee Kendrick Lamar, the Weeknd and Little Big Town will perform at the Grammy Awards on Feb. 15. Adele, who has won 10 Grammys, will qualify for nominations at next year’s awards show because she released music after the Sept. 30, 2015 deadline. (Virginia Sherwood/NBC via AP)

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy.

— Album of the year: “25,” Adele; “Lemonade,” Beyonce; “Purpose,” Justin Bieber; “Views,” Drake; “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth,” Sturgill Simpson.

— Record of the year: “Hello,” Adele; “Formation,” Beyonce; “7 Years,” Lukas Graham; “Work,” Rihanna featuring Drake; “Stressed Out,” twenty one pilots.

— Song of the year (songwriter’s award): “Formation,” Beyonce, Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan and Michael L. Williams II; “Hello,” Adele and Greg Kurstin; “I Took a Pill In Ibiza,” Mike Posner; “Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran and Benjamin Levin; “7 Years,” Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard and Morten Ristorp.

— Best new artist: Kelsea Ballerini; The Chainsmokers; Chance the Rapper; Maren Morris; Anderson Paak.

— Best pop solo performance: “Hello,” Adele; “Hold Up,” Beyonce; “Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber; “Piece by Piece (Idol Version),” Kelly Clarkson; “Dangerous Woman,” Ariana Grande.

— 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.

— Best traditional pop vocal album: “Cinema,” Andrea Bocelli; “Fallen Angels,” Bob Dylan; “Stages Live,” Josh Groban; “Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin,” Willie Nelson; “Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway,” Barbra Streisand.

— Best pop vocal album: “25,” Adele; “Purpose,” Justin Bieber; “Dangerous Woman,” Ariana Grande; “Confident,” Demi Lovato; “This Is Acting,” Sia.

— Best dance/electronic album: “Skin,” Flume; “Electronica 1: The Time Machine,” Jean-Michel Jarre; “Epoch,” Tycho; “Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future,” Underworld; “Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII,” Louie Vega.

— Best rock album: “California,” Blink-182; “Tell Me I’m Pretty,” Cage the Elephant; “Magma,” Gojira; “Death of a Bachelor,” Panic! at the Disco; “Weezer,” Weezer.

— 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.

— Best urban contemporary album: “Lemonade,” Beyonce; “Ology,” Gallant; “We Are King,” KING; “Malibu,” Anderson Paak; “Anti,” Rihanna.

— Best R&B album: “In My Mind,” BJ the Chicago Kid; “Lalah Hathaway Live,” Lalah Hathaway; “Velvet Portraits,” Terrace Martin; “Healing Season,” Mint Condition; “Smoove Jones,” Mya.

— Best rap album: “Coloring Book,” Chance the Rapper; “And the Anonymous Nobody,” De La Soul; “Major Key,” DJ Khaled; “Views,” Drake; “Blank Face LP,” ScHoolboy Q; “The Life of Pablo,” Kanye West.

— Best country album: “Big Day In A Small Town,” Brandy Clark; “Full Circle,” Loretta Lynn; “Hero,” Maren Morris; “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth,” Sturgill Simpson; “Ripcord,” Keith Urban.

— Best jazz vocal album: “Sound of Red,” Rene Marie; “Upward Spiral,” Branford Marsalis Quartet With Special Guest Kurt Elling; “Take Me to the Alley,” Gregory Porter; “Harlem On My Mind,” Catherine Russell; “The Sting Variations,” The Tierney Sutton Band.

— Best jazz instrumental album: “Book of Intuition,” Kenny Barron Trio; “Dr. Um,” Peter Erskine; “Sunday Night at the Vanguard,” The Fred Hersch Trio; “Nearness,” Joshua Redman & Brad Mehldau; “Country for Old Men,” John Scofield.

— Best compilation soundtrack for visual media: “Amy”; “Miles Ahead”; “Straight Outta Compton”; “Suicide Squad (Collector’s Edition)”; “Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1.”

— Producer of the year, non-classical: Benny Blanco; Greg Kurstin; Max Martin; Nineteen85; Ricky Reed.

— Best music video: “Formation,” Beyonce; “River,” Leon Bridges; “Up&Up,” Coldplay; “Gosh,” Jamie xx; “Upside Down & Inside Out,” OK Go.

— Best music film: “I’ll Sleep When I’m Dead,” Steve Aoki; “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years,” The Beatles; “Lemonade,” Beyonce; “The Music of Strangers,” Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble; “American Saturday Night: Live from the Grand Ole Opry,” Various artists.Reactions to the Grammy Awards nominations, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy. The 59th annual Grammys will air live on CBS from Los Angeles on Feb. 12, 2017.

Musicians even shared their reactions to their nominations with us.

– “We were in line at dunkin donuts and high fived everyone in the store,” The Chainsmokers, who earned three nominations, posted on Twitter. “So honored and grateful! Thank you Grammys for these nominations this is the best news ever! Honestly can’t believe it :)”

– “Four Grammy nominations?! I’M SHOOK,” best new artist nominee Maren Morris wrote on Twitter.

– “It’s 2am and I’m just coming down from a crazy great show overseas,” Keith Urban, nominated for three country Grammys, said in a statement. “I’m totally blown away with these nominations. Making RIPCORD was really a collaborative labor of love both for the music and all the people that helped me bring my vision to life. I’ll stay up anytime to hear news like this..just not sure of how to get to sleep now!!”

– “We all FaceTime’d this morning when we got the news and the waves of tears, smiles and laughter haven’t stopped since,” said Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott, who released a Christian album with her family that earned two nominations. “There’s really no greater joy than being able to share this special moment with my family!”

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