Prizes and Awards

Grammy awards 2017

Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017. The CBS network broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.

James Corden hosted the ceremony for the first time. The “pre-telecast” ceremony (officially named The Premiere Ceremony) was held on the same day prior to the main event and was hosted by comedienne Margaret Cho.

The nominations were announced on December 6, 2016. Beyoncé acquired the most nominations with nine. Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West received eight nominations each while Chance the Rapper followed with seven nominations. Adele was the biggest winner of the night with five trophies, including Album of the Year for 25, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year for “Hello”. Adele also became the first artist in history to win all three general field awards in the same ceremony twice, previously winning all three categories in 2012. David Bowie and Greg Kurstin followed with four trophies. Chance the Rapper won for Best New Artist alongside two other awards.

The list of Grammy Award winners of 2017 are as follows:

Album of the year– 25 – Adele

Record of the year-Hello – Adele

Song of the year– Hello – Adele

Best rap album– Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book

Best urban contemporary album– Beyonce – Lemonade

Best country solo performance– My Church – Maren Morris

Best rock song-Blackstar – David Bowie

Best pop duo/group performance– Stressed Out – Twenty One Pilots

Best new artist– Chance the Rapper

Best pop vocal album-Adele – 25

Best pop solo performance– Hello – Adele

Best R&B performance– Solange – Cranes In the Sky

Best R&B song- Maxwell – Lake By the Ocean

Best rap performance– Chance The Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – No Problem

Best rap/sung performance– Drake – Hotline Bling

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