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Kanye West and Beyoncé Are Now the Third and Fifth Most Grammy-Nominated Humans of All Time

Kanye West accepts the Best Rap Album award for Graduation on stage during the 50th annual Grammy awards in 2008.

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To the surprise of absolutely no one, Beyoncé leads this year’s Grammy nominations, announced Tuesday morning, with a total of nine nods for her critically acclaimed Lemonade. This brings her grand total of career nominations up to 62, making her the fifth most Grammy-nominated artist of all time. And Kanye West’s threat to boycott next year’s ceremony if Frank Ocean wasn’t nominated (Ocean did not submit his long-awaited albums for consideration) did not stop the Recording Academy from bestowing eight nominations upon the 39-year-old rapper-producer. He now has 65 career-spanning nominations, putting him just ahead of frenemy Jay Z (64) as the third most Grammy-nominated artist of all time.

Elsewhere, the Grammys voted as is to be expected, which is to say there were plenty of choices that were both wrongheaded and completely unsurprising. Justin Bieber’s uneven Purpose made it into the Album of the Year category and further cemented the success of his yearlong redemption narrative. Drake’s Views racked up quite a few nods because the academy has no qualms honoring lackluster blockbuster albums. And the Chainsmokers, the dude-bros behind the terrible but near-record-breaking No. 1 hit, managed to land three nominations, including one for Best New Artist.

On the brighter side, Chance the Rapper, whose wonderful Coloring Book mixtape helped lead the Grammys to change its eligibility rules, nabbed seven nods, including Best New Artist.

All of the nominees in the major categories are listed below, and you can check out the full list at the Grammys’ official website.

Album of the Year

25, Adele
Lemonade, Beyoncé
Purpose, Justin Bieber
Views, Drake
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, Sturgill Simpson

Record of the Year

“Hello,” Adele
“Formation,” Beyoncé
“7 Years,” Lukas Graham
“Work,” Rihanna Featuring Drake
“Stressed Out,” Twenty One Pilots

Song of the Year

“Formation,”  Khalif Brown, Asheton Hogan, Beyoncé Knowles & Michael L. Williams II, songwriters (Beyoncé)
“Hello,” Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)
“I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” Mike Posner, songwriter (Mike Posner)
“Love Yourself,” Justin Bieber, Benjamin Levin & Ed Sheeran, songwriters (Justin Bieber)
“7 Years,” Lukas Forchhammer, Stefan Forrest, Morten Pilegaard & Morten Ristorp, songwriters (Lukas Graham)

Best New Artist

Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best Pop Vocal Album

25, Adele
Purpose, Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman, Ariana Grande
Confident, Demi Lovato
This Is Acting, Sia

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

Cinema, Andrea Bocelli
Fallen Angels, Bob Dylan
Stages Live, Josh Groban
Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin, Willie Nelson
Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway, Barbra Streisand

Best Rock Performance

“Joe (Live From Austin City Limits),” Alabama Shakes
“Don’t Hurt Yourself,” Beyoncé Featuring Jack White
“Blackstar,” David Bowie
“The Sound Of Silence (Live on Conan),” Disturbed
“Heathens,” Twenty One Pilots

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

California, Blink-182
Tell Me I’m Pretty, Cage the Elephant
Magma, Gojira
Death of a Bachelor, Panic! at the Disco
Weezer, Weezer

Best Alternative Music Album

22, A Million, Bon Iver
Blackstar, David Bowie
The Hope Six Demolition Project, PJ Harvey
Post Pop Depression, Iggy Pop
A Moon Shaped Pool, Radiohead

Best Urban Contemporary Album

Lemonade, Beyoncé
Ology, Gallant
We Are King, KING
Malibu, Anderson .Paak
Anti, Rihanna

Best Rap Album

Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper
And The Anonymous Nobody, De La Soul
Major Key, DJ Khaled
Views, Drake
Blank Face LP, Schoolboy Q
The Life Of Pablo, Kanye West

Best Rap Performance

“No Problem,” Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
“Panda,” Desiigner
“Pop Style,” Drake Featuring the Throne
“All The Way Up,” Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared
“That Part,” Schoolboy Q featuring Kanye West

Best Rap Song

“All The Way Up,” Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared
“Famous,” Kanye West featuring Rihanna
“Hotline Bling,” Drake
“No Problem,” Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
“Ultralight Beam,” Kanye West featuring Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

Best Rap/Sung Performance

“Freedom,” Beyoncé featuring Kendrick Lamar
“Hotline Bling,”  Drake
“Broccoli,”  D.R.A.M. featuring Lil Yachty
“Ultralight Beam,” Kanye West featuring Chance the Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream
“Famous,”  Kanye West featuring Rihanna

Best Country Album

Big Day in a Small Town, Brandy Clark
Full Circle, Loretta Lynn
Hero, Maren Morris
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth, Sturgill Simpson
Ripcord, Keith Urban

Best Country Solo Performance

“Love Can Go to Hell,” Brandy Clark
“Vice,” Miranda Lambert
“My Church,” Maren Morris
“Church Bells,” Carrie Underwood
“Blue Ain’t Your Color,” Keith Urban