NEW YORK (CBSLA.com/AP) — The 2017 Grammy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday morning.
The Recording Academy took to Twitter to congratulate the nominees:READ MORE: LAPD Officer Accused Of Inappropriately Touching Deceased Woman's Body To Stand Trial On Felony Charge
Beyoncé and Adele are competing in the top three categories at the Grammy Awards.
The Recording Academy announced that Beyonce’s “Lemonade” and Adele’s “25” are nominated for album of the year, along with Drake’s “Views,” Justin Bieber’s “Purpose” and Sturgill Simpson’s “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.”
For song of the year, Beyonce’s “Formation” and Adele’s “Hello” will battle Lukas Graham’s “7 Years,” Mike Posner’s “I Took a Pill In Ibiza” and Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” co-written with Ed Sheeran.READ MORE: Dodgers On Brink Of Elimination After Braves Rough Up Urías, Dominate In Game 4
Beyoncé, Adele and Lukas Graham’s tunes are also nominated for record of the year, competing with Rihanna and Drake’s “Work” and twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out.”
Best new artist nominees are Chance the Rapper, Maren Morris, the Chainsmokers, Anderson Paak and Kelsea Ballerini.
The 59th annual Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. EST/PST.MORE NEWS: Disappointed Dodgers Fans React To 9-2 Loss In Game 4 Of NLCS
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