Grammy’s 2017: Beyonce Wins ‘Best Video’, Solange, Chance The Rapper & More Snag Awards Ahead of Big Show

Posted February 12, 2017

The 59th annual Grammy’s are just minutes away from airing live from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but some of the big awards have already been handed out in advance.

Check out some of the pre-show awards that have already been handed out.

Best Rap Performance:

Chance the Rapper “No Problem” [ft. Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz]

Best R&B Album:

Lalah Hathaway – Lalah Hathaway Live

Best R&B Song:

Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell) – “Lake By the Ocean”

Best Traditional R&B Performance:

Lalah Hathaway – “Angel”

Best R&B Performance:

Solange – “Cranes in the Sky”

Best Reggae Album:

Ziggy Marley – Ziggy Marley

Best Latin Pop Album:

Jesse & Joy – Un Besito Mas

Best Country Album:

Sturgill Simpson – A Sailor’s Guide to Earth

Best Country Song:

Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw) – “Humble and Kind”

Best Country Duo/Group Performance:

Pentatonix – “Jolene” [ft. Dolly Parton]

Best Latin Jazz Album:

Chucho Valdés – Tribute to Irakere: Live in Marciac

Best Jazz Vocal Album:

Gregory Porter – Take Me to the Alley

Contemporary Instrumental:

Snarky Puppy – Culcha Vulcha

Best Dance/Electronic Album:

Flume – Skin

Best Dance Recording:

The Chainsmokers “Don’t Let Me Down” [ft. Daya]

Best Classical Solo Vocal Album:

Dorothea Röschmann; Mitsuko Uchida, accompanist – Schmann & Berg (tie)

Ian Bostridge; Antonio Pappano, accompanist (Michael Collins, Elizabeth Kenny, Lawrence Power & Adam Walker) – Shakespeare Songs (tie)

Best Music Film:

The Beatles – The Beatles: Eight Days a Week the Touring Years

Best Music Video:

Beyoncé – “Formation”

Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling):

Carol Burnett – In Such Good Company: Eleven Years of Laughter, Mayhem, and Fun in the Sandbox

Best Children’s Album:

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo – Infinity Plus One

Best Gospel Album:

Kirk Franklin – Losing My Religion

Best Gospel Performance/Song:

Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter – “God Provides” [WINNER]

Best Song Written for Visual Media:

Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls – “Can’t Stop the Feeling!”

Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media:

John Williams, composer – Star Wars: the Force Awakens

Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media:

Miles Davis & Various Artists; Steve Berkowitz, Don Cheadle & Robert Glasper, compilation producers – Miles Ahead

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