Surprise, shade and appreciation: Social media reacts to Grammy nominations

Kanye West, seen performing at the Forum in Inglewood last month, was among this year's 2017 Grammy nominees.
(Marcus Yam / Los Angeles Times)

The 2017 Grammy Award nominations were announced Tuesday morning, with nods for industry veterans Beyoncé and Kanye West as well as up-and-comers Chance the Rapper and Lukas Graham.

Stars turned to social media to lodge their thoughts about this year’s crop of nominees, from complaints to commendations.

See all the best reactions from nominees and knowledgeable cohorts below. 

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Beyonc (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)
(Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

Check back throughout the day for more reactions to this year’s Grammy nominations.

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11:40 a.m. This story was updated with additional reactions to Grammy nominations.

This story was initially posted at 9:40 a.m.