Beyonce on Tuesday led nominations for the Grammy Awards with nods in nine categories, including three of the most prestigious.

The Recording Academy will announce the winners of the music industry’s leading prize at a gala in Los Angeles on February 12 after voting from 13,000 music professionals.

Here is a list of nominees in the most prominent categories:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR:

– Adele, “25”

– Beyonce, “Lemonade”

– Justin Bieber, “Purpose”

– Drake, “Views”

– Sturgill Simpson, “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth”

Beyonce posing with her grammy
Beyonce posing with her grammy

RECORD OF THE YEAR (for best overall song):

– Adele, “Hello”

– Beyonce, “Formation”

– Lukas Graham, “7 Years”

– Rihanna featuring Drake, “Work”

– Twenty One Pilots, “Stressed Out”

SONG OF THE YEAR (for songwriting):

– Adele, “Hello.” Songwriters Adele and Greg Kurstin.

– Beyonce, “Formation.” Songwriters Beyonce along with Khalif Brown of rap duo Rae Sremmurd, Asheton Hogan and Mike Will Made It.

– Mike Posner, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza.” No additional songwriters.

– Justin Bieber, “Love Yourself.” Songwriters Bieber along with English star Ed Sheeran and producer Benny Blanco.

– Lukas Graham, “7 Years.” Songwriters are band frontman Lukas Forchhammer and keyboardist Morten Ristorp along with producer Stefan Forrest and composer Morten Pilegaard.

BEST NEW ARTIST:

– Kelsea Ballerini

– The Chainsmokers

– Chance the Rapper

– Maren Morris

– Anderson .Paak

BEST RAP ALBUM:

– Chance the Rapper, “Coloring Book”

– De La Soul, “And the Anonymous Nobody”

– DJ Khaled, “Major Key”

– Drake, “Views”

– ScHoolboy Q, “Blank Face LP”

– Kanye West, “The Life of Pablo”

BEST ROCK ALBUM

– Blink-182, “California”

– Cage the Elephant, “Tell Me I’m Pretty”

– Gojira, “Magma”

– Panic! At The Disco, “Death of a Bachelor”

– Weezer, “Weezer”

BEST ALTERNATIVE ROCK ALBUM:

– Bon Iver, “22, A Million”

– David Bowie, “Blackstar”

– PJ Harvey, “The Hope Six Demolition Project”

– Iggy Pop, “Post Pop Depression”

– Radiohead, “A Moon Shaped Pool”

BEST DANCE/ELECTRONIC ALBUM:

– Flume, “Skin”

– Jean-Michel Jarre, “Electronica 1: The Time Machine”

– Tycho, “Epoch”

– Underworld, “Barbara Barbara, We Face a Shining Future”

– Louie Vega, “Louie Vega Starring…XXVIII”

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