Grammy Awards: First announcement sees Adele and Beyonce pick up three nominations each

Also among the nominees are Justin Bieber, Drake, Rihanna and The Chainsmokers

Roisin O'Connor
Tuesday 06 December 2016 14:10
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Adele has been nominated for Best Song, Best Record and Best Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards
Adele has been nominated for Best Song, Best Record and Best Album at the 2017 Grammy Awards

The first round of Grammy nominations have been announced, with Adele and Beyonce picking up three nominations each out of the first four categories.

Both artists were nominated for Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best Album.

See the nominations in full below:

RECORD OF THE YEAR

'Hello' - Adele

'Formation' - Beyonce

'7 Years' - Lukas Graham

'Work' - Rihanna ft. Drake

'Stressed Out' - Twenty-One Pilots

SONG OF THE YEAR

'Formation' by Beyonce (Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyonce Knowles, Michael L Williams II)

'7 Years' by Lukas Graham (Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard, Morten Ristorp)

'Hello' by Adele (Adele Adkins and Greg Kurstin)

'I Took a Pill in Ibiza' - Mike Posner (Mike Posner)

'Love Yourself' - Justin Bieber (Justin Bieber, Ed Sheeran, Benjamin Levin)

BEST NEW ARTIST

Kelsea Ballerini

The Chainsmokers

Chance the Rapper

Maren Morris

Anderson .Paak

ALBUM OF THE YEAR

25 by Adele

Lemonade by Beyonce

Purpose by Justin Bieber

Views by Drake

A Sailor's Guide to Earth by Sturgill Simpson

The Grammy Awards take place on Sunday 12 February and will be hosted by James Corden.

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