Nominees Announced for 59th Annual Grammy Awards

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The official list of nominees for the 59th annual Grammy Awards were unveiled Tuesday morning ahead of the Awards on Sunday, February 12, 2017 with host James Corden. Among the various nominations is David Bowie’s final album Blackstar, up for a handful of Grammys in what will surely be a ceremony filled with tributes to the late iconic musician and cultural icon (not to mention the other music greats we’ve lost this year).

View some of the major nominees below, separated by category:

Record of the Year

  • Adele – “Hello”
  • Beyonce – “Formation”
  • Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
  • Rihanna ft. Drake – “Work”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out”

Album of the Year

  • Adele – 25
  • Beyonce – Lemonade
  • Justin Bieber – Purpose
  • Drake – Views
  • Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Song of the Year

  • Beyonce – “Formation”
  • Adele – “Hello”
  • Mike Posner – “I Took a Pill in Ibiza”
  • Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
  • Lukas Graham -“7 Years”

Best New Artist

  • Kelsea Ballerini
  • The Chainsmokers
  • Chance the Rapper
  • Maren Morris
  • Anderson .Paak

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

  • Andrea Bocelli – Cinema
  • Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels
  • Josh Groban – Stages Live
  • Willie Nelson – Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
  • Barbra Streisand – Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

Best Rock Performance

  • Alabama Shakes – “Joe (Live from Austin City Limits)”
  • Beyonce ft. Jack White – “Don’t Hurt Yourself”
  • David Bowie – “Blackstar”
  • Disturbed – “The Sound of Silence (Live on Conan)”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

Best Metal Performance

  • Baroness – “Shock Me”
  • Gojira – “Silvera”
  • Korn – “Rotting in Vain”
  • Megadeth – “Dystopia”
  • Periphery – “The Price is Wrong”

Best Rock Song

  • David Bowie – “Blackstar”
  • Radiohead – “Burn the Witch”
  • Metallica – “Hardwired”
  • Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”
  • Highly Suspect – “My Name is Human”

Best Rock Album

  • Blink-182 – California
  • Cage the Elephant – Tell Me I’m Pretty
  • Gojira – Magma
  • Panic! At the Disco – Death of a Bachelor
  • Weezer – Weezer (the White Album)

Best Alternative Music Album

  • Bon Iver – 22, A Million
  • David Bowie – Blackstar
  • PJ Harvey – The Hope Six Demolition Project
  • Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression
  • Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool

Peruse the full list of nominees over at the Grammys’ official site, and be sure to tune in to CBS on Sunday, February 12 for the broadcast.