The nominations for the 59th Grammy Awards are out and Queen Bey is leading the pack with 9 nominations. She is nominated in the following caterories:
Album of the year – LEMONADE
Record of the year – Formation
Song of the year – Formation
Best Rock performance – Don’t Hurt Yourself
Best Pop Solo performance – Hold Up
Best Music Video – Formation
Best Rap/Sung performance – Freedom
Best Urban Contemporary Album – LEMONADE
Best Music Film – LEMONADE
The additional 9 nominations extends her record as the most nominated female artist ever with a total of 62 Grammy nominations, way ahead of Dolly Parton who has 47 nominations, Barbra Streisand who has 43 and Alison Krauss who has 42 nominations. If she happens to win 8 out of the 9 nominations, she would end up the most awarded female in Grammy history with a total of 28 awards.
Beyonce’s nominations for the 2017 Grammys has also made her the first artist to earn nominations in the Pop, Rock, R&B and Rap categories in the same year.