The 59th Annual Grammy Awards ceremony was held on February 12, 2017 at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles.The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions, and artists of the eligibility year from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016.
- British singer and songwriter Adele won the highest number of awards by winning in 5 categories. An equal number of awards were won by legendary David Bowie, an English singer and song-writer by winning each of the 5 categories awards he was nominated in.
- The highest number of nominations was credited to Beyonce for being listed in 9 categories.
Complete List of the 2017 Grammy Award
|Album Of The Year||Adele for ’25’|
|Record Of The Year||‘Hello’ by Adele|
|Song Of The Year||Hello by Adele and Greg Kurstin|
|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.|
About Grammy Award
A Grammy Award or Grammy is awarded by the Recording Academy to recognize outstanding achievement in the mainly English-language music industry.
- The first Grammy Awards ceremony was held on May 4, 1959, to honor the musical accomplishments by performers for the year 1958.
- The four main category of award includes, Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year and Best New Artist.
- The only two artists to win all four of these awards are Christopher Cross, who won all four in 1980, and Adele, who won the Best New Artist award in 2009 and the other three in 2012 and 2017.