Grammy Awards nominees available through Freegal Music

Grammy Awards nominees available through Freegal Music

Want to check out what’s new in popular music, but you don’t know where to begin? The nominees for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards have been announced. With your Rogers Public Library card and PIN you can download five songs each week to add to your personal music collection from Freegal Music. Keep your music collection up to date with new releases and award winning music in all music genres.

The Grammys will take place on February 12, 2017. Download music from the nominees which include:

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ALBUM OF THE YEAR:
“25” by Adele

RECORD OF THE YEAR:
“Hello” by Adele

SONG OF THE YEAR:
“Hello” by Adele

BEST NEW ARTIST:
Kelsea Ballerini
Maren Morris
The Chainsmokers

BEST POP VOCAL ALBUM:
“25” by Adele
“This Is Acting” by Sia

BEST POP PERFORMANCE:
“Hello” by Adele
“Piece by Piece” by Kelly Clarkson (Idol Version)

BEST POP/DUO PERFORMANCE:
“Closer” by The Chainsmokers feat. Halsey
“Cheap Thrills” by Sia feat. Sean Paul

BEST TRADITIONAL POP VOCAL ALBUM:
“Encore: Movie Partners Sing Broadway” by Barbra Streisand
“Fallen Angels” by Bob Dylan
“Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin” by Willie Nelson

BEST DANCE RECORDING:
“Don’t Let Me Down” by The Chainsmokers feat. Daya
“Never Be Like You” by Flume feat. Kai

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM:
“Skin” by Flume

BEST CONTEMPORARY INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM:
“When You Wish Upon A Star” by Bill Frisell
“Way Back Home Live in Rochester NY” by Steve Gadd Band

BEST ROCK SONG:
“Blackstar” by David Bowie

BEST ROCK ALBUM:
“Tell Me I’m Pretty” by Cage The Elephant

BEST ALTERNATIVE MUSIC ALBUM:
“Blackstar” by David Bowie

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BEST R&B PERFORMANCE:
“Cranes in the Sky” by Solange
“Permission” by Ro James

BEST TRADITIONAL R&B PERFORMANCE:
“Sleeping With The One I Love” by Fantasia

BEST R&B SONG:
“Lake By The Ocean” by Maxwell
“Exchange” by Bryson Tiller<

BEST RAP ALBUM:
“Major Key” by DJ Khaled

BEST COUNTRY SOLO PERFORMANCE:
“Vice” by Miranda Lambert
“My Church” by Maren Morris
“Church Bells” by Carrie Underwood

BEST COUNTRY/DUO PERFORMANCE:
“Jolene” by Pentatonix feat. Dolly Parton
“Setting The World On Fire” By Kenny Chesney feat. P!NK
“Think of You” by Chris Young feat. Cassadee Pope

BEST COUNTRY SONG:
“My Church” by Maren Morris
“Vice” by Miranda Lambert

BEST COUNTRY ALBUM:
“Hero” by Maren Morris
“Full Circle” by Loretta Lynn

BEST JAZZ VOCAL ALBUM:
“Upward Spiral” by the Branford Marsalis Quartet
“Harlem On My Mind” by Catherine Russell
“The Sting Variations” by the Tierney Sutton Band

BEST JAZZ INSTRUMENTAL ALBUM:
“Dr. Um” by Peter Erskine
“Sunday Night at the Vanguard” by the Fred Hersch Trio

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BEST GOSPEL PERFORMANCE SONG:
“Made A Way” by Travis Greene

BEST CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN MUSIC SONG:
“Chain Breaker” by Zach Williams

BEST GOSPEL ALBUM:
“Losing My Religion” by Kirk Franklin
“Demonstrate” by William Murphy

BEST LATIN POP ALBUM:
“Buena Vida” by Diego Torres
“Ilusion” by Gaby Moreno

BEST REGIONAL MEXICAN MUSIC ALBUM:
“Hecho a Mano” by Joss Favela

BEST AMERICANA ALBUM:
“The Bird & The Rifle” by Lori McKenna
“The Cedar Creek Sessions” by Kris Kristofferson

BEST TRADITIONAL BLUES ALBUM:
“Can’t Shake This Feeling” by Lurrie Bell

BEST CONTEMPORARY BLUES ALBUM:
“Bloodline” by Kenny Neal

BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM:
“Sing Me Home” by Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

BEST SONG WRITTEN FOR VISUAL MEDIA:
“Can’t Stop The Feeling” by Justin Timberlake
“Just Like Fire” by P!NK

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BEST CLASSICAL COMPENDIUM:
“Wolfgang: Passing Through” by Gernot Wolfgang

BEST MUSIC VIDEO:
“River” by Leon Bridges
“Formation” by Beyoncé

The nominees list was compiled by the Freegal Music blog.