For the second time, Adele swept the major categories at the Grammys, winning Album, Song and Record of the Year. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images hide caption

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2017 Grammy Awards: Adele Upsets Beyoncé, Chance Arrives, Politics Pop (Slightly)

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The Recording Academy changed its rules this year to make streaming-only albums eligible for Grammy Awards. Chance the Rapper, who released his mixtape, Coloring Book, on Apple Music in May, is up for seven awards. Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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Chance the Rapper performs in L.A. in November 2016. His mixtape Coloring Book can't be bought — but by Billboard's rules, it was streamed enough times last year to equal 500,000 album "sales." Kevin Winter/Getty Images hide caption

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From Mozart To Adele To Chance The Rapper, Measuring Album Sales Means Being Specific

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Chance The Rapper's 'Coloring Book' Reveals Shades Of Gospel

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Clockwise from upper left: Radiohead, James Blake, Beyoncé, Chance The Rapper Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs +1: The Season Of Surprise Albums, From Beyoncé To James Blake

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Chance The Rapper's band, Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment, just released a new album called Surf. Christopher Polk/Getty Images hide caption

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09Familiar

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