December 6, 2016 10:20 am
Updated: December 6, 2016 12:59 pm

Grammy nominations 2017: Justin Bieber, Drake lead Canadian charge at music awards

WATCH ABOVE: Meghan Trainor reveals the 2017 Grammy nominees for Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Album Of The Year.


After a year of Canadian dominance on the international music scene, the Grammy Award nominees for 2017 were announced on Tuesday morning.

Meghan Trainor, who won Best New Artist award at the 2016 Grammys, revealed the nominees for Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year and Album Of The Year live on CBS This Morning. Shortly afterwards, the nominations for 84 categories were revealed online.

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Canadian nominees include Justin Bieber, Toronto musicians Drake and The Weeknd. Other big-name nominees are Beyoncé, Rihanna and Adele.

Beyoncé leads the Grammy nominations with 9; Drake, Rihanna and Kanye West each scored 8.

The Late Late Show host James Corden will host the 59th Annual Grammy Awards, and superstar Beyoncé is expected to perform at the ceremony.

The complete list of Grammy nominees in the major categories is below. (For the entire list, visit the official Grammys site.)

Song of the Year

Formation – Beyoncé
Hello – Adele
I Took a Pill in Ibiza – Mike Posner
7 Years – Lukas Graham
Love Yourself – Justin Bieber

Best New Artist

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

Album of the Year

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

Record of the Year

Hello — Adele
Formation — Beyoncé
Work — Rihanna
Stressed Out — Twenty-One Pilots
7 Years — Lukas Graham

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Best Pop Solo Performance

Hello — Adele
Hold Up — Beyoncé
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

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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 Music Video

“Formation,” Beyonce
“River,” Leon Bridges
“Up&Up,” Coldplay
“Gosh,” Jamie xx
“Upside Down & Inside Out,” OK Go

The 2017 Grammy Awards will air live on CBS on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, at 8 p.m. EST/PST.

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