It was only earlier this year that Chance The Rapper released 'Coloring Book,' his third free mixtape of his career which at the time was not qualified to be nominated for any GRAMMY awards because it was not technically for sale. After some online petitioning, and the GRAMMYs adapting to the immense popularity of subscription based music streaming platforms, the GRAMMYs accepted free projects to be submitted for nomination for the first time this year. The nominations were revealed today for the 2017 GRAMMYs, and Chance The Rapper cashed in big time with his free mixtape 'Coloring Book.' The 23 year old artist was nominated in 7 different categories, including Best Rap Album, Best New Artist, Best Rap Song, and more. You can check out the full list of nominations below.   Album Of The Year: 25 – Adele Lemonade – Beyonce Views – Drake Purpose – Justin Bieber A Sailor’s Guide to Earth – Sturgill Simpson Record Of The Year: Adele – "Hello" Beyonce – "Formation" Lukas Graham – "7 Years" Rihanna – "Work" f. Drake 21 Pilots - "Stressed Out" Song Of The Year: Beyonce – "Formation" Adele – "Hello" Mike Posner – "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" Lukas Graham – "7 Years" Justin Bieber – "Love Yourself" Best New Artist: Kelsea Ballerini Chance The Rapper Maren Morris Anderson.Paak The Chainsmokers Best Rap Performance: Chance The Rapper – "No Problem" f. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne Desiigner – "Panda" Drake – "Pop Style" f. The Throne Fat Joe & Remy Ma – "All the Way Up" f. French Montana and Infrared Schoolboy Q – "THat Part" f. Kanye West Best Rap/Sung Collaboration: Beyoncé – "Freedom" f. Kendrick Lamar Drake – "Hotline Bling" D.R.A.M. – "Broccoli" f. Lil Yachty Kanye West – "Ultralight Beam" f. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream Kanye West – "Famous" f. Rihanna Best Rap Song: Fat Joe & Remy Ma – "All the Way Up" f. French Montana and Infrared Kanye West – "Famous" f. Rihanna Drake – "Hotline Bling" Chance The Rapper – "No Problem" f. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne Kanye West – "Ultralight Beam" f. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream 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 Urban Contemporary Album: Beyoncé – Lemonade Gallant – Ology KING – We Are KING Anderson .Paak – Malibu Rihanna – ANTI Best R&B Album: BJ the Chicago Kid – In My Mind Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits Mint Condition – Healing Season Mya – Smoove Jones 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 R&B Song: PARTYNEXTDOOR – "Come See Me" f. Drake Bryson Tiller – "Exchange" Rihanna – "Kiss It Better" Maxwell – "Lake by the Ocean" Tory Lanez – "Luv   The 2017 GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live via CBS on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
News | December 6, 2016
Chance The Rapper Makes History, Nominated For 7 GRAMMY Awards

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It was only earlier this year that Chance The Rapper released 'Coloring Book,' his third free mixtape of his career which at the time was not qualified to be nominated for any GRAMMY awards because it was not technically for sale.

After some online petitioning, and the GRAMMYs adapting to the immense popularity of subscription based music streaming platforms, the GRAMMYs accepted free projects to be submitted for nomination for the first time this year.

The nominations were revealed today for the 2017 GRAMMYs, and Chance The Rapper cashed in big time with his free mixtape 'Coloring Book.' The 23 year old artist was nominated in 7 different categories, including Best Rap Album, Best New Artist, Best Rap Song, and more.

You can check out the full list of nominations below.

 

Album Of The Year:
25 – Adele
Lemonade – Beyonce
Views – Drake
Purpose – Justin Bieber
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth – Sturgill Simpson

Record Of The Year:
Adele – "Hello"
Beyonce – "Formation"
Lukas Graham – "7 Years"
Rihanna – "Work" f. Drake
21 Pilots – "Stressed Out"

Song Of The Year:
Beyonce – "Formation"
Adele – "Hello"
Mike Posner – "I Took a Pill in Ibiza"
Lukas Graham – "7 Years"
Justin Bieber – "Love Yourself"

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

Best Rap Performance:
Chance The Rapper – "No Problem" f. 2 Chainz and Lil Wayne
Desiigner – "Panda"
Drake – "Pop Style" f. The Throne
Fat Joe & Remy Ma – "All the Way Up" f. French Montana and Infrared
Schoolboy Q – "THat Part" f. Kanye West

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration:
Beyoncé – "Freedom" f. Kendrick Lamar
Drake – "Hotline Bling"
D.R.A.M. – "Broccoli" f. Lil Yachty
Kanye West – "Ultralight Beam" f. Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin and The-Dream
Kanye West – "Famous" f. Rihanna

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

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

Best R&B Album:
BJ the Chicago Kid – In My Mind
Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live
Terrace Martin – Velvet Portraits
Mint Condition – Healing Season
Mya – Smoove Jones

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 R&B Song:
PARTYNEXTDOOR – "Come See Me" f. Drake
Bryson Tiller – "Exchange"
Rihanna – "Kiss It Better"
Maxwell – "Lake by the Ocean"
Tory Lanez – "Luv

 

The 2017 GRAMMY Awards will be broadcast live via CBS on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.


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