Beyonce leads Grammys with 9 noms

Beyonce became the most-nominated female artist in Grammy award history as she received a leading nine nods for this year’s awards. Jane Witherspoon reports.

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WARNER BROS / FUELED BY RAMEN / ISLAND / CHANCE THE RAPPER / COLUMBIA RECORDS – She’s Queen Bey of the Grammys. Beyonce has become the most-nominated female artist in the awards history after receiving nine nods. The haul included album, song and record of the year, for “Formation” and “Lemonade,”

She’s now been nominated 62 times and won 20 Grammy’s during her career.

Rapper Kanye West, who has eight nominations this year for his “The Life of Pablo” album has notched 68 Grammy nominations over his career, and won 21 awards.

The Grammy’s gave a big hello to Adele who has a total of five nominations. The British star swept all three top categories in 2012 with her album ’19’.

Justin Bieber’s “Purpose,” Drake’s “Views” and Sturgill Simpson’s “A Sailor’s Guide To Earth” rounded out the contenders of album of the year.

Other record of the year contenders include Lukas Graham’s “7 Years,” Rihanna’s “Work” and Twenty One Pilots’ “Stressed Out”.

Posthumous nominations went to Prince for “Hit n Run Phase Two” and David Bowie’s “Blackstar”.

The Grammy’s take place in Los Angeles on February 12th.