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It’s Beyonce against Adele in 2017 Grammy Awards battle

December 7th, 2016 1 min read

The nominations for the 59 Annual Grammy Awards were announced on Tuesday December 6, and as the experts predicted it’s a battle of the biggest.

American singer Beyonce and British star Adele dominated the nominations with both having to fight it out for Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Beyoncé has the most nominations with nine and is followed by Kanye, Drake and Rihanna, who each have eight.

Beyoncé came out with the most nominations, earning nine nods for tracks off her visual album Lemonade.

Drake and Rihanna each nabbed eight nominations for their recent albums Views and ANTI, respectively, and their hit collaborative single, “Work.”

Chance the Rapper was nominated for six awards, including Best New Artist and Best Rap Album for his mixtape Coloring Book.

Adele also walked away with five nominations, most notably for the Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Song of the Year categories.

For the 2017 ceremony, eligible albums must have been released between October 1, 2015, and September 30, 2016, which explains why albums like Adele’s 25 were eligible for nomination this time around, instead of for the 2016 ceremony.

The 59th annual Grammys will air next year February 12th.