Radiohead, David Bowie, Adele And More Get Grammy 2017 Nominations

6 December 2016, 15:34 | Updated: 6 December 2016, 15:49


The categories for next February’s James Corden-hosted award ceremony have been announced.

The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards have been announced - and there’s a fine showing for British talent.

Beyonce leads the field with nine nominations, including Album Of The Year and Song Of The Year. But she’s up against Adele for the Best Album gong.

Meanwhile, David Bowie misses out on the Album Of The Year nomination, but is included in the categories for Best Rock Song, Best Rock Performance and Best Alternative Album alongside his old mate Iggy Pop, Radiohead and PJ Harvey.

Coldplay have just one nomination - for best video with Up And Up, while Chance The Rapper has made history by being nominated for a streaming-only album for the first time.

Homegrown lads The 1975 have bagged a nomination for the Best Boxed Set Or Special Limited Edition Package for their second album I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It. Nice.

There are 84 - 84! - categories, covering all manner of genres, but here are some of the highlights:

Album Of The Year

Adele - 25
Beyonce - Lemonade
Justin Bieber - Purpose
Drake - Views
Sturgill Simpson - A Sailor's Guide To Earth

Best Alternative Album

Bon Iver - 22, A Million
David Bowie - Blackstar
PJ Harvey - The Hope Six Demolition Project
Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool

Best Rock Performance

Alabama Shakes - Joe
Beyonce featuring Jack White - Don’t Hurt Yourself
David Bowie - Blackstar
Disturbed - The Sound Of Silence
Twenty One Pilots - Heathens

Best Rock Song

David Bowie - Blackstar
Radiohead - Burn The Witch
Metallica - Hardwired
Twenty One Pilots - heathens
Highly Suspect - My Name Is Human

Best Rock Album

Blink-182 - California
Cage The Elephant - Tell Me I’m Pretty
Gojira - Magma
Panic! At The Disco - Death Of A Bachelor
Weezer - Weezer

The ceremony will take place on 12 February next year and will be hosted by James Corden.