Beyoncé, Rihanna, and Drake Snatch Major Grammy Noms

Black excellence is sweeping nominations for the upcoming Grammy's.
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The nominations for the 2017 Grammy's have just been revealed and the usual suspects are winning big.

Leading with nine nominations for her monumental album Lemonade and controversial "Formation," Beyoncé is going head-to-head with British songstress Adele and rapper Drake in major categories such as Album of the Year, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year. The Queen Bey also snagged nominations for Best Music Film for the Lemonade film, Best Pop Solo Performance for "Hold Up," and (unexpectedly) Best Rock Performance for "Don't Hurt Yourself."

Rihanna also scored big with eight nominations, including Record of the Year and Best Pop Duo/Group Performance for dancehall bop "Work" alongside Drake and Best Urban Contemporary Album for ANTI. Drake and Kanye West fared similarly with eight nominations for their albums Views and The Life of Pablo for Best Rap Album and "Hotline Bling" and "Ultralight Beam" & "Famous" respectively.

On the other hand, Chance the Rapper's mainstream breakthrough this year with Coloring Book proved to be successful for him, gathering noms for Best Rap Album, Best New Artist, Best Rap Song and Best Rap Performance for "No Problem," and Best Rap/Sung Performance for his feature on "Ultralight Beam." 

Check out some nominations below and the full list here.

Album of the Year:
25 by Adele
Lemonade by Beyoncé
Views by Drake
Purpose by Justin Bieber
A Sailor's Guide to Earth by Sturgill Simpson

Record of the Year:
"Hello" by Adele
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"7 Years" by Lukas Graham
"Work" by Rihanna featuring Drake
"Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots

Song of the Year:
"Hello" by Adele
"Formation" by Beyoncé
"I Took a Pill in Ibiza" by Mike Posner
"Love Yourself" by Justin Bieber
"7 Years" by Lukas Graham

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

Best Urban Contemporary Album:
Lemonade by Beyoncé
Ology by Gallant
We Are King by King
Malibu by Anderson.Paak
Anti by Rihanna

Best Rap Performance:
"No Problem" by Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
"Panda" by Desiigner
"Pop Style" by Drake featuring The Throne
"All the Way Up" by Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infrared
"That Part" by ScHoolboy Q featuring Kanye West

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

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

Best Rap Album:
Coloring Book by Chance the Rapper
And the Anonymous Nobody by De La Soul
Major Key by DJ Khaled
Views by Drake
Blank Face LP by ScHoolboy Q
The Life of Pablo by Kanye West

Best R&B Performance:
"Turning Me Up" by BJ the Chicago Kid
"Permission" by Ro James
"I Do" by Musiq Soulchild
"Needed Me" by Rihanna
"Cranes in the Sky" by Solange

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

Best Pop Vocal Album:
25 by Adele
Purpose by Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman by Ariana Grande
Confident by Demi Lovato
This is Acting by Sia

Best Pop Solo Performance:
"Hello" by Adele
"Hold Up" by Beyoncé
"Love Yourself" by Justin Bieber
"Piece by Piece" (Idol Version) by Kelly Clarkson
"Dangerous Woman" by Ariana Grande

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:
"Closer" by the Chainsmokers and Halsey
"7 Years" by Lukas Graham
"Work" by Rihanna featuring Drake
"Cheap Thrills" by Sia featuring Sean Paul
"Stressed Out" by Twenty One Pilots