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Tig Notaro and Margaret Cho have picked up Grammy nominations for best comedy album.

Lesbian comic Notaro is nominated for Boysih Girl Interrupted and bisexual comic Cho is up for American Myth.

For the first time ever, the comedy album category recognized more works by women than those by men.

Amy Schumer is a first-time nominee for Live at the Apollo.

While music fans are buzzing about the award nominees the long list only includes two LGBT artists.

Beyoncé has the most nominations with nine and is followed by Kanye, Drake and Rihanna, who each have eight.

British comedian James Corden will host the 2017 Grammy Awards, which take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, 12 February.

Check out the Grammy Awards 2017 nominees in the top categories below:

Album of the year:
25 — Adele
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Views — Drake
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth — Sturgill Simpson

Record of the year:
Hello — Adele
Formation — Beyoncé
7 Years — Lukas Graham
Work — Rihanna featuring Drake
Stressed Out — Twenty One Pilots

Song of the year:
Formation — Beyoncé
Hello — Adele
I Took a Pill In Ibiza — Mike Posner
Love Yourself — Justin Bieber
7 Years — Lukas Graham

Best new artist:
Kelsea Ballerini
The Chainsmokers
Chance the Rapper
Maren Morris
Anderson .Paak

Best pop vocal album:
25 — Adele
Purpose — Justin Bieber
Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande
Confident Demi Lovato
This Is Acting — Sia

Best pop solo performance:
Hello — Adele
Hold Up — Beyoncé
Love Yourself — Justin Bieber
Piece by Piece — Kelly Clarkson
Dangerous Woman — Ariana Grande

Best rock album:
California — Blink-182
Tell Me I’m Pretty — Cage the Elephant
Magma — Gojira
Death of a Bachelor — Panic! at the Disco
Weezer — Weezer

Best alternative music album:
22, a Million — Bon Iver
Blackstar — David Bowie
The Hope Six Demolition Project — PJ Harvey
Post Pop Depression — Iggy Pop
A Moon Shaped Pool — Radiohead

Best urban contemporary album:
Lemonade — Beyoncé
Ology — Gallant
We Are King — King
Malibu — Anderson .Paak
Anti — Rihanna

Best rap performance:
No Problem — Chance the Rapper featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz
Panda — Desiigner
Pop Style — Drake Featuring the Throne
All the Way Up — Fat Joe & Remy Ma featuring French Montana & Infared
That Part — Schoolboy Q featuring Kanye West

Best country solo performance:
Love Can Go to Hell — Brandy Clark
Vice — Miranda Lambert
My Church — Maren Morris
Church Bells — Carrie Underwood
Blue Ain’t Your Color — Keith Urban

Best spoken word album (includes poetry, audio books & storytelling):
The Girl With the Lower Back Tattoo — Amy Schumer
In Such Good Company: Eleven Years Of Laughter, Mayhem, And Fun In the Sandbox — Carol Burnett
M Train — Patti Smith
Under the Big Black Sun: A Personal History Of L.A. Punk (John Doe With Tom DeSavia) — (Various Artists)
Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink — Elvis Costello

Best comedy album:                                                                                                                                                         America…Great… — David Cross
American Myth — Margaret Cho
Boysih Girl Interrupted — Tig Notaro
Live At The Apollo — Amy Schumer
Talking For Clapping — Patton Oswalt

Best music video:
Formation — Beyoncé
River — Leon Bridges
Up & Up — Coldplay
Gosh — Jamie XX
Upside Down & Inside Out — OK Go

Best pop duo/group performance:
Closer — The Chainsmokers featuring Halsey
7 Years — Lukas Graham
Work — Rihanna featuring Drake
Cheap Thrills — Sia Featuring Sean Paul
Stressed Out — Twenty One Pilots
Culcha Vulcha — Snarky Puppy

Best rock performance:
Joe (Live From Austin City Limits) — Alabama Shakes
Don’t Hurt Yourself — Beyoncé featuring Jack White
Blackstar — David Bowie
The Sound of Silence (Live On Conan) — Disturbed
Heathens — Twenty One Pilots

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