Beyoncé leads the 2017 Grammy Awards with 9 nominations:
- Album Of The Year - LEMONADE - Record Of The Year - Formation - Song Of The Year - Formation - Best Rock Performance - Don’t Hurt Yourself - Best Pop Solo Performance - Hold Up - Best Music Video - Formation - Best Rap/Sung Performance - Freedom - Best Urban Contemporary Album - LEMONADE - Best Music Film - LEMONADE
Lemonade is the drink of choice for Recording Academy voters.
Beyoncé’s genre-smashing behemoth leads the 2017 Grammy Awards nominations with nine nods, including album of the year. She is joined in the category by Adele’s 25, Drake’s Views, Justin Bieber’s Purpose and Sturgill Simpson’s A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.
In addition to record and song of the year nominations for defiant lead single Formation, Beyoncé is recognized across a variety of song categories. Hold Up is competing for best pop solo performance, Don’t Hurt Yourself (featuring Jack White) is up for best rock performance and Freedom (with Kendrick Lamar) is contending for best rap/sung performance. Lemonade, which Beyoncé unveiled as a one-hour HBO special this spring, is also nominated for best music film and urban contemporary album, while Formation’s visual is up for best music video.