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Grammy Awards 2017: Highlights of the glitzy musical extravaganza

Grammy Awards 2017 : Every year millions of music lovers look forward to this star-studded event that brings along an exciting mix of incredible performances and controversial moments. Any guesses? Yes, you got that right! We are talking about the Grammys!

Grammy Awards 2017

performs onstage during Stevie Wonder: Songs In The Key Of Life – An All-Star GRAMMY Salute at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on February 10, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

The latest 59thannual Grammy Awards, held on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, was indeed a great night. Adele’s surprising victory Beyoncé was the highlight of the show. The 28-year-old UK singer took home five Grammy awards, while Beyoncé won just two out of the nine nominations in her name.

Hosted by James Corden, the show had many other talked-about moments. These included Adele’s fabulous rendition of ‘Hello’, an unforgettable tribute to pioneering funk musician Prince and an emotional homage to British pop star George Michael.

 Let’s check out the list of this year’s winners:

  • Record Of The Year –‘Hello’ by Adele
  • Album Of The Year– Adele for ’25’
  • Singers Of The Year– Adele and Greg Kurstin for ‘Hello’
  • Best Urban Contemporary Album –‘Lemonade’ by Beyonce
  • Best Rap Album –‘Coloring Book’ by Chance The Rapper
  • Best Country Solo Performance– Maren Morris for ‘My Church’
  • Best Rock Song– ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
  • Best Pop Vocal Album– ’25’ by Adele
  • Best Pop Duo/Group Performance– ‘Stressed Out’ by Twenty One Pilots
  • Best Pop Solo Performance– Adele for ‘Hello’
  • Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album– ‘Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin’ by Willie Nelson
  • Best Rock Album– ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ by Cage the Elephant
  • Best Alternative Music Album –‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
  • Best Metal Performance– ‘Dystopia’ by Megadeth
  • Best Rock Performance– ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie
  • Best New Artist– Chance The Rapper
  • Best Rap/Sung Performance –Drake for ‘Hotline Bling’
  • Best Rap Performance –Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz for ‘No Problem’
  • Best Rap Song– ‘Hotline Bling’ by Drake
  • Best Traditional R&B Performance– Lalah Hathaway for ‘Angel’
  • Best R&B Performance– Solange for ‘Cranes In The Sky’
  • Best R&B Song– ‘Lake By The Ocean’ by Maxwell
  • Best R&B Album– Lalah Hathaway for ‘Lalah Hathaway Live’
    Best Country Song – ‘Humble And Kind’ by Tim McGraw
  • Best Country Album– Sturgill Simpson for ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’
  • Best Jazz Vocal Album– Gregory Porter for ‘Take Me to the Alley’
  • Best Jazz Instrumental Album– ‘Country For Old Men’ by John Scofield
  • Best Country Duo/Group Performance– Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton for ‘Jolene’
  • Best Contemporary Instrumental Album– ‘CulchaVulcha’ by Snarky Puppy
  • Best Dance Recording– The Chainsmokers for ‘Don’t Let Me Down’
  • Best Dance/Electronic album– Flume for ‘Skin’
  • Best Music Video– Beyonce for ‘Formation’
  • Best Music Film– ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years’ by The Beatles
  • Best Song Written for Visual Media– Justin Timberlake for ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’
  • Best Latin Pop Album –‘Un Besito Mas’ by Jesse & Joy
  • Best Americana Album –‘This Is Where I Live’ by William Bell
  • Best Contemporary Christian Music Album– ‘Love Remains’ by Hillary Scott & The Family
  • Best Gospel Album– ‘Losing My Religion’ by Kirk Franklin 

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