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2017 Grammys: David Bowie, Adele, Chance the Rapper among big winners

on February 12, 2017, 3:10pm

The 2017 Grammy Awards were handed out during a ceremony at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday night.

David Bowie was among the big winners, earning five Grammy Awards. “Blackstar”, the title track to his final opus, won Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance. The album itself won Best Alternative Album, beating the likes of Radiohead, Bon Iver, PJ Harvey, and Iggy Pop. Remarkably, these marked Bowie’s first-ever Grammys in categories specifically dedicated to music.

Additionally, Blackstar secured Grammys for Best Recording Package and Best Engineered Album. Click here to learn about the many secrets hidden within the album’s artwork.

Adele, too, won five Grammys. 25 captured both Album of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Album, while “Hello” was awarded Song of the Year, Record of the Year, and Best Solo Pop Performance.

Chance the Rapper also had a big night. The Chicago MC won Best New Artist, Best Rap Album for Coloring Book, and Best Rap Performance for “No Problem”.

Meanwhile, Beyoncé’s little sister, Solange, won Best R&B Performance for “Cranes in the Sky”.

Drake’s “Hotline Bling” nabbed Best Rap Song and Best Rap/Sung Performance.

Cage the Elephant picked up their first Grammy Award, winning Best Rock Album for Tell Me I’m Pretty.

Flume’s Skin won the Grammy for Best Dance/Electronic Album, beating out releases from Jean-Michel Jarre, Underworld, and Tycho.

Legendary composer John Williams’ original score for Star Wars: The Force Awakens won Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media, besting the likes of Ennio Morricone (Hateful Eight) and SURVIVE’s Kyle Dixon and Michael Stein (Stranger Things).

“Can’t Stop the Feeling!”, Justin Timberlake’s original composition for the animated film Trolls, won the Grammy for Best Song Written For Visual Media.

Find the full list of 2017 Grammy nominees below (winners are in bold):

Album of the Year:
Adele – 25
Beyoncé – Lemonade
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Drake – Views
Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Song of the Year:
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Adele – “Hello
Mike Posner – “I Took A Pill In Ibiza”
Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”

Record of the Year:
Adele – “Hello”
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
Rihanna featuring Drake – “Work”
Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out”

Best New Artist:
Chance the Rapper
The Chainsmokers
Anderson .Paak
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris

Best Solo Pop Performance:
Adele – “Hello”
Beyoncé – “Hold Up”
Justin Bieber – “Love Yourself”
Kelly Clarkson – “Piece By Piece” (Idol Version)
Ariana Grande – “Dangerous Woman”

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey – “Closer”
Lukas Graham – “7 Years”
Rihanna featuring Drake – “Work”
Sia featuring Sean Paul – “Cheap Thrills”
Twenty One Pilots – “Stressed Out”

Best Pop Vocal Album:
Adele – 25
Justin Bieber – Purpose
Ariana Grande – Dangerous Woman
Demi Lovato – Confident
Sia – This Is Acting

Best Alternative 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

Best Rock Performance:
Alabama Shakes – “Joe” (Live From Austin City Limits)
Beyoncé featuring Jack White – “Don’t Hurt Yourself”
David Bowie – “Blackstar”
Disturbed – “The Sound of Silence” (Live on Conan)
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens”

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

Best Metal Performance:
Baroness – “Shock Me”
Gojira – “Silvera”
Korn – “Rotting In Vain”
Megadeth – “Dystopia”
Periphery – “The Price Is Wrong”

Best Rap Performance:
Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – “No Problem”
Desiigner – “Panda”
Drake featuring Jay Z and Kanye West – “Pop Style”
Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
ScHoolboy Q featuring Kanye West – “That Part”

Best Rap/Sung Performance:
Beyoncé featuring Kendrick Lamar – “Freedom”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
D.R.A.M. featuring Lil Yachty – “Broccoli”
Kanye West featuring Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream – “Ultralight Beam”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna – “Famous”

Best Rap Song:
Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared – “All the Way Up”
Kanye West featuring Rihanna – “Famous”
Drake – “Hotline Bling”
Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz – “No Problem”
Kanye West featuring Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream – “Ultralight Beam”

Best Rap Album:
Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
De La Soul – And The Anonymous Nobody
DJ Khaled – Major Key
Drake – Views
ScHoolboy Q – Blank Face LP
Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

Best R&B Performance:
BJ the Chicago Kid – “Turnin’ Me Up”
Ro James – “Permission”
Musiq Soulchild – “I Do”
Rihanna – “Needed Me”
Solange – “Cranes In the Sky”

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Beyoncé – Lemonade
Gallant – Ology
KING – We Are King
Anderson .Paak – Malibu
Rihanna – Anti

Best Dance/Electronic Album:
Flume – Skin
Jean-Michel Jarre – Electronica 1: The Time Machine
Tycho – Epoch
Underworld – Barbara Barbara, We Face A Shining Future
Louie Vega – Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:
Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels
Andrea Bocelli – Cinema
Josh Groban – Stages Live
Willie Nelson – Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin
Barbara Streisand – Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway

Best Comedy Album:
David Cross – …America…Great…
Margaret Cho – American Myth
Tig Notaro – Boyish Girl Interrupted
Amy Schumer – Live At The Apollo
Patton Oswalt – Talking For Clapping

Best Spoken Word Album:
Amy Schumer – The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo
Carol Burnett – In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox
Patti Smith – M Train
Under the Black Sun: A Personal History of L.A. Punk
Elvis Costello – Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink

Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media:
Thomas Newman – Bridge of Spies
Ennio Morricone – The Hateful Eight
Alva Noto & Ryuichi Sakamoto – The Revenant
John Williams – Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Stranger Things Volume 1
Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein – Stranger Things Volume 2

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media:
Amy
Miles Ahead
Straight Outta Compton
Suicide Squad (Collector’s Edition)
Vinyl: The Essentials Season 1

Best Song Written For Visual Media:
Justin Timberlake – “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”
Twenty One Pilots – “Heathens
P!nk – “Just Like Fire”
Skrillex and Rick Ross – “Purple Lamborgini”
Shakira – “Try Everything”
Peter Gabriel – “The Veil”

Best Music Video:
Beyoncé – “Formation”
Leon Bridges – “River”
Coldplay – “Up&Up”
Jamie xx – “Gosh”
OK Go – “Upside Down & Inside Out”

Producer of the Year:
Benny Blanco
Greg Kurstin
Max Martin
Nineteen85
Ricky Reed

Best Engineered Album:
Andrew Bird – Are You Serious
David Bowie – Blackstar
Bonnie Raitt – Dig In Deep
Prince – Hit N Run Phase Two
Sarah Jarosz – Undercurrent

Best Recording Package:
Rihanna – Anti
David Bowie – Blackstar
Parquet Courts – Human Performance
Reckless Kelly – Sunset Motel
Bon Iver – 22, A Million

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