Immediately after the nominees were announced, the internet began to melt down.
The Grammy nominations are in!
This year’s nominations mark two historical occasions: Chance the Rapper’s seven noms make him the first streaming-only artist to be nominated, while Beyoncé’s nine make her the most nominated woman in history, bringing her total to 62 Grammy nominations throughout her career.
If Bey wins, she’ll knock bluegrass-country singer Alison Krauss from the top spot for female artist with the most wins and become the second most-winning artist in history.
There were also plenty of unexpected nominations and snubs, which had everyone in their feelings. So of course, following the announcements, everyone took to Twitter to voice their excitement, disappointment, and predictions.
Oh my god, I didn't even realize that. Desiigner really did get nominated for a Grammy before Future pic.twitter.com/shXuFkbGMB— *a petty smirk* (@Chrissssssw) December 6, 2016
Solange made an album that she plainly said wasn't for white people. Of course she wasn't getting a Grammy nod.— KB (@KaraRBrown) December 6, 2016
the grammy's have been a joke ever since meghan trainor won one, so I really ain't suprised by the nominees & those who didn't get nominated— arelly (@tinykidzjm) December 6, 2016
kanye gave ya'll an unfinished album. that he was actively still working on. we're rewarding that with a grammy nomination? alrighty then.— Shyne Coldchain Jr. (@Smooth_Orator) December 6, 2016
"Chance the Rapper got 7 Grammy nominations with NO PHYSICAL COPIES"— sabby. (@sabrinadunn) December 6, 2016
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"J. Cole went platinum with NO FEATURES."
Solange gonna win Best R&B performance with Cranes in The Sky. If she dont I'll send her a Grammy my damn self— Rakyra (@rakyralock) December 6, 2016
Lil Yachty and Desiigner are officially Grammy nominated artists and I don't know if I should be disgusted or inspired— mama africa (@thatgirlsalina) December 6, 2016
Why didn't Beyonce get Best Country Solo Performance nom for “Daddy Lessons” tho?— Zeba Blay (@zblay) December 6, 2016
Honestly, I will not be surprised if Beyoncé doesn't win big. But she put on for the black girls this year and that truly matters to me. pic.twitter.com/KzU1vhsR4m— Jasmyn Lawson (@JasmynBeKnowing) December 6, 2016
2016 belongs to Beyoncé— issa Kel (@ThatguyKsmyth) December 6, 2016
Rihanna album didn't get nominated for album of the year? She stayed on the charts all year— snap: tre2smoov (@treperson_) December 6, 2016
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