Best Rap Album (For albums containing at least 51% playing time of new rap recordings.) • JAY-Z • DAMN.
WINNER Kendrick Lamar • Culture Migos • Laila's Wisdom Rapsody • Flower Boy Tyler, The Creator 26.
Best Metal Performance (For new vocal or instrumental solo, duo/group or collaborative metal recordings.) • Invisible Enemy August Burns Red • Black Hoodie Body Count • Forever Code Orange • Sultan’s Curse WINNER Mastodon • Clockworks Meshuggah 14. (Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.) • Atlas, Rise!
James Hetfield & Lars Ulrich, songwriters (Metallica) • Blood In The Cut JT Daly & Kristine Flaherty, songwriters (K.
Albums only.) • Migration Bonobo • 3-D The Catalogue WINNER Kraftwerk • Mura Masa Mura Masa • A Moment Apart ODESZA • What Now Sylvan Esso 11.
Best Contemporary Instrumental Album (For albums containing approximately 51% or more playing time of instrumental material.
(Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.) • Better Man Taylor Swift, songwriter (Little Big Town) • Body Like A Back Road Zach Crowell, Sam Hunt, Shane Mc Anally & Josh Osborne, songwriters (Sam Hunt) • Broken Halos WINNER Mike Henderson & Chris Stapleton, songwriters (Chris Stapleton) • Drinkin’ Problem Jess Carson, Cameron Duddy, Shane Mc Anally, Josh Osborne & Mark Wystrach, songwriters (Midland) • Tin Man Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert) 29.
Best Alternative Music Album (Vocal or Instrumental.) • Everything Now Arcade Fire • Humanz Gorillaz • American Dream LCD Soundsystem • Pure Comedy Father John Misty • Sleep Well Beast WINNER The National 17. Record Of The Year (Award to the Artist and to the Producer(s), Recording Engineer(s) and/or Mixer(s) and mastering engineer(s), if other than the artist.) • Redbone Childish Gambino Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, producers; Donald Glover, Ludwig Goransson, Riley Mackin & Ruben Rivera, engineers/mixers; Bernie Grundman, mastering engineer • Despacito Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber Josh Gudwin, Mauricio Rengifo & Andrés Torres, producers; Josh Gudwin, Jaycen Joshua, Chris ‘TEK’ O’Ryan, Mauricio Rengifo, Juan G Rivera “Gaby Music,” Luis “Salda” Saldarriaga & Andrés Torres, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer • The Story Of O. Kendrick Lamar Asheton Hogan & Mike Will Made It, producers; Derek "Mixed By Ali" Ali, James Hunt & Matt Schaeffer, engineers/mixers; Mike Bozzi, mastering engineer • 24K Magic WINNER Bruno Mars Shampoo Press & Curl, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Charles Moniz, engineers/mixers; Tom Coyne, mastering engineer 2. D., producers; Jimmy Douglass & Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton, engineers/mixers; Dave Kutch, mastering engineer • HUMBLE.WINNER Kendrick Lamar Featuring Rihanna • Love Galore SZA Featuring Travis Scott 24. A song is eligible if it was first released or if it first achieved prominence during the Eligibility Year. Williams II, songwriters (Kendrick Lamar) • Sassy Marlanna Evans, E.(Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.) • Bodak Yellow Belcalis Almanzar, Dieuson Octave, Klenord Raphael, Shaftizm, Jordan Thorpe & J White, songwriters (Cardi B) • Chase Me Brian Burton, Hector Delgado, Jaime Meline, Antwan Patton & Michael Render, songwriters (Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi) • HUMBLE. Gabouer, Jason Martin & Wyann Vaughn, songwriters (Rapsody) • The Story Of O. Shawn Carter & Dion Wilson, songwriters (JAY-Z) 25.(Artist names appear in parentheses.) Singles or Tracks only.) • First Began PJ Morton, songwriter (PJ Morton) • Location Alfredo Gonzalez, Olatunji Ige, Samuel David Jiminez, Christopher Mc Clenney, Khalid Robinson & Joshua Scruggs, songwriters (Khalid) • Redbone Donald Glover & Ludwig Goransson, songwriters (Childish Gambino) • Supermodel Tyran Donaldson, Terrence Henderson, Greg Landfair Jr., Carter Lang & Solana Rowe, songwriters (SZA) • That's What I Like WINNER Christopher Brody Brown, James Fauntleroy, Philip Lawrence, Bruno Mars, Ray Charles Mc Cullough II, Jeremy Reeves, Ray Romulus & Jonathan Yip, songwriters (Bruno Mars) 20.