Beyonce leads Grammy nominations with 9 nods

Beyonce performs at a get-out-the-vote event for the Hillary Clinton campaign in Cleveland, Nov. 4, 2016. BeyonceA*s nine nods for A'Lemonade,A' her album and film exploring race and infidelity, led the field as nominations for the 59th Grammy Awards were announced on Dec. 6. less FILE -- Beyonce performs at a get-out-the-vote event for the Hillary Clinton campaign in Cleveland, Nov. 4, 2016.

Beyonce leads Grammy noms with 9; Kanye, Rihanna score 8

In this Nov. 4, 2016 file photo, Beyonce performs at a Get Out the Vote concert for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Cleveland. The pop star is the leader of the 2017 Grammys with nine nominations, including bids for album of the year with "Lemonade," and song and record of the year with "Formation," announced Tuesday, Dec. 6. The singer, who already has 20 Grammys, is also the first artist to earn nominations in the pop, rock, R&B and rap categories in the same year.