LOS ANGELES (AP) — David Bowie’s final album, expelled days after he died of cancer final year, warranted him 3 Grammy Awards on Sunday, while Beyonce and Adele also picked adult early awards.

“Blackstar” won best choice strain album, stone opening — where Bowie kick Beyonce and Jack White — and engineered album, non-classical, where Bowie won over Prince (Bowie is listed as one of a engineers on “Blackstar.”)

Bowie was nominated for 4 Grammys, and his final difficulty — best stone strain — will be announced in a live telecast, that starts during 8 p.m. Eastern on CBS.

Adele won best cocktail outspoken manuscript (“25”) and cocktail solo opening (“Hello”) in a pre-telecast rite in Los Angeles. Beyonce was also an early winner: She became a 21-time Grammy leader after picking adult best strain video for a strike “Formation.” She mislaid best strain film (“Lemonade”) to a Ron Howard-directed “The Beatles: Eight Days A Week The Touring Years.”

Beyonce’s younger sister, vicious RB heavenly Solange, won her initial Grammy for best RB opening (it was her first-ever nomination).

Drake, who isn’t attending a live show, won best swat strain and rap/sung opening for a pound hit, “Hotline Bling.” Chance a Rapper, nominated for 7 awards, won best swat opening for “No Problem,” also earning Grammys for Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz.

Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop a Feeling!” — that is nominated for an Oscar — won best strain created for visible media. His No.1 strike is from a “Trolls” soundtrack. Lady Antebellum’s Hillary Scott won dual Grammys in a Christian difficulty for a manuscript she available with her family. Scott, who has won 7 Grammys with Lady A, cried onstage both times when usurpation a wins.

“We’ve been great given this plan started,” her father, Lang Scott, said.

Best new artist nominees The Chainsmokers won best dance recording for a cocktail strike “Don’t Let Me Down,” while manuscript of a year hopeful Sturgill Simpson won best nation manuscript for “A Sailor’s Guide to Earth.”

The nation strain insurgent thanked his wife, who he pronounced told him to quit his pursuit on a tyrannise years ago and pierce to Nashville.

Joey + Rory won best roots gospel manuscript for “Hymns,” and Rory Feek was romantic onstage as he remembered his mother Joey, who died final year from cancer.

“My wife’s dream was to make a hymns album. She didn’t have a possibility to do it until she’d been diagnosed with theatre 4 cancer, so she’d sing in hotel bedrooms while she did chemotherapy and radiation,” pronounced Rory, who combined that his mother pronounced if they were nominated he had to attend a Grammys. “She got a large grin on her face and she said, ‘Remember, if we win, I’ll know before we will.”

Some actors won Grammys, too: Don Cheadle picked adult best gathering soundtrack for visible media for “Miles Ahead,” where he is credited as a gathering producer, and Carol Burnett won a best oral word manuscript Grammy.

“The Color Purple” won best low-pitched museum album, giving Jennifer Hudson her second Grammy and earning Tony leader Cynthia Erivo and “Orange Is a New Black” singer Danielle Brooks their initial Grammys.

Beyonce was a altogether tip hopeful with nine. There are few things a cocktail diva has not conquered, and a Grammy for manuscript of a year is one of them.

For a third time, Beyonce is nominated for a desired trophy, an endowment given to few RB-based performers and usually dual hip-hop acts in a Grammy’s 59-year history.

She was nominated for a tip esteem in 2010 with “I Am … Sasha Fierce” (losing to Taylor Swift) and in 2015 with “Beyonce” (Beck was a warn winner). Her “Lemonade” manuscript is competing Sunday, along with a strike “Formation” for record and strain of a year.

Beyonce has mislaid record of a year 4 times, and she’s imprinting her third assignment for strain of a year (she won in 2010 with “Single Ladies”).

Beyonce’s categorical foe is Adele, who won album, strain and record of a year in 2012 with “21” and “Rolling In a Deep.” While some critics argued that Beyonce’s “Lemonade” was some-more artistic and had a stronger impact on culture, Adele’s “25” noted her quip and became a multiplatinum juggernaut, environment a record when it sole over 3 million units in a initial week.

Their foe for manuscript of a year aside from Simpson includes Drake’s multihit “Views” and Justin Bieber’s emancipation manuscript “Purpose.”

Nominees battling “Formation” and “Hello” for record of a year embody Rihanna and Drake’s “Work,” twenty one pilots’ “Stressed Out” and Lukas Graham’s “7 Years.”

Song of a year nominees are “Formation,” ”Hello,” ”7 Years,” Mike Posner’s “I Took a Pill in Ibiza” and Bieber’s “Love Yourself,” common with co-writer Ed Sheeran.

The Chainsmokers, who have dominated a cocktail charts, will contest with Chance a Rapper, Maren Morris, Anderson .Paak and Kelsea Ballerini for best new artist.

Beyonce and Adele will perform during a Staples Center in Los Angeles, as will Simpson, Lukas Graham, Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Katy Perry.

Collaborative performances embody Lady Gaga and Metallica, a Weeknd and Daft Punk, Alicia Keys and Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, and A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak. Chance a Rapper will perform with Kirk Franklin, who won dual awards, including best gospel manuscript and gospel performance/song for essay “God Provides” for Tamela Mann.

Tributes for Prince and George Michael will take place, while Demi Lovato, Andra Day and Tori Kelly will respect a Bee Gees and a 40th anniversary of “Saturday Night Fever.”

Behind Beyonce for tip nominations is Rihanna, who is adult for 8 awards, including best civic contemporary manuscript (“Anti”), cocktail duo/group opening (“Work”) and RB strain (“Kiss It Better”). Drake and Kanye West are also adult for 8 awards, including best swat album.

The 2017 Grammy Awards will be hosted by “Late Late Show” horde James Corden. Other performers embody Kelsea Ballerini, Cynthia Erivo, John Legend, William Bell and Gary Clark Jr.

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