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Posted on: February 13, 2017

The Grammy Awards @ IPL

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The bands have left the stage, the awards given out, and the final nominee has made it home from the after-party celebration, but it's now YOU who's the big winner!  


Irving Public Library's two digital music services, Freegal Music and Hoopla Digital deliver nearly every album honored with a 2017 Grammy Award.  Get out your Irving Public Library card and click on the links below to stream, checkout, or download and keep some of this past year's best music.  Available on Android, Apple IOS, Kindle Fire and on the web.


Read the entire list of artist nominees and winners on Billboard.com.


Adele's 25

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep

Album Of The Year: 25 — Adele

Record Of The Year: "Hello" — Adele

Song Of The Year: "Hello" — Adele Adkins & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Adele)

Best Pop Vocal Album: 25 — Adele

Best Pop Solo Performance: "Hello" — Adele

Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical: Greg Kurstin (Adele 25)


David Bowie's Blackstar

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep

Best Rock Song: "Blackstar" — David Bowie, songwriter

Best Rock Performance: "Blackstar" — David Bowie

Best Alternative Music Album: Blackstar — David Bowie

Best Recording Package: Blackstar — Jonathan Barnbrook, art director (David Bowie)

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical: Blackstar — David Bowie, Tom Elmhirst, Kevin Killen, Tony Visconti & Joe LaPorta (David Bowie)


Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book

Available for streaming through SoundCloud

Best New Artist: Chance The Rapper

Best Rap Album: Coloring Book — Chance The Rapper

Best Rap Performance: "No Problem" — Chance the Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz


Best Pop Duo/Group Performance: "Stressed Out" — Twenty One Pilots

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album: Summertime: Willie Nelson Sings Gershwin — Willie Nelson

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Dance Recording: "Don't Let Me Down" — The Chainsmokers featuring Daya

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Dance/Electronic Album: Skin — Flume

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Contemporary Instrumental Album: Culcha Vulcha  — Snarky Puppy

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Metal Performance: "Dystopia" — Megadeth

Not available through Irving Public Library


Best Rock Album: Tell Me I'm Pretty — Cage The Elephant

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Urban Contemporary Album: Lemonade — Beyoncé

Available for checkout in CD-Audio format


Best R&B Performance: "Cranes in the Sky" — Solange

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best R&B Song: "Lake By the Ocean" — Hod David & Musze, songwriters (Maxwell)

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best R&B Album: Lalah Hathaway Live — Lalah Hathaway

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Rap/Sung Performance: "Hotline Bling" — Drake

Best Rap Song: "Hotline Bling" — Aubrey Graham & Paul Jefferies, songwriters (Drake)

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Country Solo Performance: "My Church" — Maren Morris

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Country Duo/Group Performance: "Jolene" — Pentatonix Featuring Dolly Parton

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Country Song: "Humble and Kind" — Lori McKenna, songwriter (Tim McGraw)

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Country Album: A Sailor's Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best New Age Album: White Sun II — White Sun

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Improvised Jazz Solo: "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry" — John Scofield, soloist

Best Jazz Instrumental Album: Country for Old Men — John Scofield

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Jazz Vocal Album: Take Me To The Alley — Gregory Porter

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album: Presidential Suite: Eight Variations on Freedom — Ted Nash Big Band

Best Instrumental Composition: "Spoken At Midnight" — Ted Nash, composer (Ted Nash Big Band)

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Latin Jazz Album: Tribute To Irakere: Live In Marciac — Chucho Valdés

Not available from Irving Public Library


Best Gospel Performance/Song: "God Provides" — Tamela Mann; Kirk Franklin, songwriter

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song: "Thy Will" — Hillary Scott & The Scott Family; Bernie Herms, Hillary Scott & Emily Weisband, songwriters Track from: Love Remains

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album: Love Remains — Hillary Scott & The Scott Family  

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Gospel Album: Losing My Religion — Kirk Franklin

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Roots Gospel Album: Hymns — Joey+Rory

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Latin Pop Album: Un Besito Mas — Jesse & Joy

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album: iLevitable — ile

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano): Un Azteca En El Azteca, Vol. 1 (En Vivo) — Vicente Fernández

Available for download only on Freegal Music


Best Tropical Latin Album: Donde Están? — Jose Lugo & Guasábara Combo

Not available from Irving Public Library


Best American Roots Performance: "House of Mercy" — Sarah Jarosz

Best Folk Album: Undercurrent — Sarah Jarosz

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best American Roots Song: "Kid Sister" — Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers)

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Americana Album: This Is Where I Live — William Bell

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Bluegrass Album: Coming Home — O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Traditional Blues Album: Porcupine Meat — Bobby Rush

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Contemporary Blues Album: The Last Days of Oakland — Fantastic Negrito

Not available from Irving Public Library


Best Regional Roots Music Album: E Walea — Kalani Pe'a

Not available from Irving Public Library


Best Reggae Album: Ziggy Marley — Ziggy Marley

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best World Music Album: Sing Me Home — Yo-Yo Ma & The Silk Road Ensemble

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Children's Album: Infinity Plus One — Secret Agent 23 Skidoo

Not available at Irving Public Library


Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling): In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In The Sandbox — Carol Burnett

Available for checkout in CD-Audiobook format.


Best Comedy Album: Talking for Clapping — Patton Oswalt

Not available at Irving Public Library


Best Musical Theater Album: The Color Purple — Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, principal soloists; Stephen Bray, Van Dean, Frank Filipetti, Roy Furman, Scott Sanders & Jhett Tolentino, producers (Stephen Bray, Brenda Russell & Allee Willis, composers/lyricists) (New Broadway Cast).

Available for checkout in CD-Audio format.


Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media: Miles Ahead — Miles Davis & Various Artists)

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media: Star Wars: The Force Awakens — John Williams, composer

Available for 7 day check out on Hoopla Digital


Best Song Written For Visual Media: "Can't Stop The Feeling!" — Max Martin, Shellback & Justin Timberlake, songwriters (Justin Timberlake, Anna Kendrick, Gwen Stefani, James Corden, Zooey Deschanel, Walt Dohrn, Ron Funches, Caroline Hjelt, Aino Jawo, Christopher Mintz-Plasse & Kunal Nayyar), Track from: Trolls 

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella: "You and I" — Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals: "Flintstones" — Jacob Collier, arranger (Jacob Collier)

Available on Freegal Music for streaming or to download and keep


Best Historical Album: The Cutting Edge 1965-1966: The Bootleg Series, Vol. 12 (Collector's Edition) — Steve Berkowitz & Jeff Rosen, compilation producers; Mark Wilder, mastering engineer (Bob Dylan)

Available for download only on Freegal Music



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