Grammy Awards : 2017


Grammy Awards 2017The 59th Annual Grammy Awards (Grammy Awards 2017) ceremony was held on February 12, 2017. The CBS network broadcast the show live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The ceremony recognized the best recordings, compositions and artists of the eligibility year, which runs from October 1, 2015 to September 30, 2016. James Corden hosted the ceremony for the first time. The “pre-telecast” ceremony (officially named The Premiere Ceremony) was held on the same day prior to the main event and was hosted by comedienne Margaret Cho.

The nominations were announced on December 6, 2016. Beyoncé acquired the most nominations with nine. Drake, Rihanna, and Kanye West received eight nominations each while Chance the Rapper followed with seven nominations. Adele was the biggest winner of the night with five trophies, including Album of the Year for 25, Record of the Year, and Song of the Year for “Hello”. Adele also became the first artist in history to win all three general field awards in the same ceremony twice, previously winning all three categories in 2012. David Bowie and Greg Kurstin followed with four trophies. Chance the Rapper won for Best New Artist alongside two other awards.

Nominees & Winners in ROCK & METAL category

Best ROCK performance :

“Blackstar” – David Bowie

“Joe” (Live from Austin City Limits) – Alabama Shakes

“Don’t Hurt Yourself” – Beyoncé featuring Jack White

“The Sound of Silence” (Live on Conan) – Disturbed

“Heathens” – Twenty One Pilots

Best METAL performance :

“Dystopia” – Megadeth

“Shock Me” – Baroness

“Silvera” – Gojira

“Rotting in Vain” – Korn

“The Price Is Wrong” – Periphery

Best ROCK song :

“Blackstar” – David Bowie, songwriter (David Bowie)

“Burn the Witch” – Radiohead, songwriters (Radiohead)

“Hardwired” – James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica)

“Heathens” – Tyler Joseph, songwriter (Twenty One Pilots)

“My Name Is Human” – Rich Meyer, Ryan Meyer & Johnny Stevens, songwriters (Highly Suspect)

Best ROCK album :

Tell Me I’m Pretty – Cage the Elephant

California – Blink-182

Magma – Gojira

Death of a Bachelor – Panic! at the Disco

Weezer – Weezer






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