Chance The Rapper Makes History At The Grammy Awar...

Chance The Rapper Makes History At The Grammy Awards

Chance The Rapper won big at last night’s Grammy Awards.

Chance The Rapper has been on the scene a while now but refusing to sign to a label has meant that he really only broke the mainstream this year with the release of Coloring Book. The 23 year-old has now made Grammy history, having been nominated for seven awards and winning three.

He won Best Rap Performance, Best New Artist, and Best Rap Album, making him the first ever artist to win a Grammy for a streaming-only album. For this year’s Awards, the Recording Academy changed the rules to allow streaming only releases to be eligible for the first time.

Beyonce also won big, taking home the award for Best Music Video for “Formation” and Best Urban Contemporary Album for Lemonade. Her sister Solange was awarded Best R&B Performance for “Cranes In The Sky.”

Take a look at the complete list of 2017 Grammy Awards winners below and let us know what you think!
Album Of The Year – Adele for ’25’

Record Of The Year – ‘Hello’ by Adele

Song Of The Year – Adele and Greg Kurstin for ‘Hello’

Best Rap Album – ‘Coloring Book’ by Chance The Rapper

Best Urban Contemporary Album – ‘Lemonade’ by Beyonce

Best Country Solo Performance – Maren Morris for ‘My Church’

Best Rock Song – ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – ‘Stressed Out’ by Twenty One Pilots

Best Pop Vocal Album – ’25’ by Adele

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album – ‘Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin’ by Willie Nelson

Best Pop Solo Performance – Adele for ‘Hello’

Best Alternative Music Album – ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie

Best Rock Album – ‘Tell Me I’m Pretty’ by Cage the Elephant

Best Rock Performance – ‘Blackstar’ by David Bowie

Best Metal Performance – ‘Dystopia’ by Megadeth

Best New Artist – Chance The Rapper

Best Rap Performance – Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz for ‘No Problem’

Best Rap/Sung Performance – Drake for ‘Hotline Bling’

Best Rap Song – ‘Hotline Bling’ by Drake

Best R&B Performance – Solange for ‘Cranes In The Sky’

Best Traditional R&B Performance – Lalah Hathaway for ‘Angel’

Best R&B Song – ‘Lake By The Ocean’ by Maxwell

Best R&B Album – Lalah Hathaway for ‘Lalah Hathaway Live’

Best Country Album – Sturgill Simpson for ‘A Sailor’s Guide to Earth’

Best Country Song – ‘Humble And Kind’ by Tim McGraw

Best Country Duo/Group Performance – Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton for ‘Jolene’

Best Jazz Instrumental Album – ‘Country For Old Men’ by John Scofield

Best Jazz Vocal Album – Gregory Porter for ‘Take Me to the Alley’

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album – ‘Culcha Vulcha’ by Snarky Puppy

Best Dance/Electronic album – Flume for ‘Skin’

Best Dance Recording – The Chainsmokers for ‘Don’t Let Me Down’

Best Music Film – ‘The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years’ by The Beatles

Best Music Video – Beyonce for ‘Formation’

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album – ‘Love Remains’ by Hillary Scott & The Family

Best Gospel Album – ‘Losing My Religion’ by Kirk Franklin

Best Americana Album – ‘This Is Where I Live’ by William Bell

Best Latin Pop Album – ‘Un Besito Mas’ by Jesse & Joy

Best Song Written for Visual Media – Justin Timberlake for ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media – John Williams for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media – ‘Miles Ahead’
Best Musical Theater Album – ‘The Color Purple’
Best World Music Album – ‘Sing Me Home’ by Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble. Indian musician Sandeep Das was also a part of the Ensemble.



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