Americana & Roots Artists at the Grammy’s

Americana & Roots Artists at the Grammy’s

As the saying goes, a rising tide lifts all boats.  The success of these very talented song writers and performers bodes well for all of us in the roots and Americana playing field.   Special congratulations goes to fellow Conqueroo artist The Greencards nomination for Best Folk Album.  And this year’s Grammy Award Nominees are…
Best American Roots Song
  1. BUILD ME UP FROM BONES
    Sarah Jarosz, songwriter (Sarah Jarosz)
  2. INVISIBLE
    Steve Earle, songwriter (Steve Earle & The Dukes (& Duchesses))
  3. KEEP YOUR DIRTY LIGHTS ON
    Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott, songwriters (Tim O’Brien And Darrell Scott)
  4. LOVE HAS COME FOR YOU
    Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, songwriters (Steve Martin & Edie Brickell)
  5. SHRIMP PO-BOY, DRESSED
    Allen Toussaint, songwriter (Allen Toussaint)
Best Americana Album
  1. OLD YELLOW MOON Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
  2. LOVE HAS COME FOR YOU Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
  3. BUDDY AND JIM Buddy Miller And Jim Lauderdale
  4. ONE TRUE VINE Mavis Staples
  5. SONGBOOK Allen Toussaint
Best Bluegrass Album
  1. IT’S JUST A ROAD The Boxcars
  2. BROTHERS OF THE HIGHWAY Dailey & Vincent
  3. THIS WORLD OFT CAN BE Della Mae
  4. THREE CHORDS AND THE TRUTH James King
  5. THE STREETS OF BALTIMORE Del McCoury Band
Best Blues Album
  1. REMEMBERING LITTLE WALTER
    Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman
  2. COTTON MOUTH MAN James Cotton
  3. GET UP!
    Ben Harper With Charlie Musselwhite
  4. SEESAW
    Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa
  5. DOWN IN LOUISIANA Bobby Rush
Best Folk Album
  1. MY FAVORITE PICTURE OF YOU Guy Clark
  2. SWEETHEART OF THE SUN The Greencards
  3. BUILD ME UP FROM BONES Sarah Jarosz
  4. THE ASH & CLAY The Milk Carton Kids
  5. THEY ALL PLAYED FOR US: ARHOOLIE RECORDS 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION (Various Artists) Chris Strachwitz, producer
Visit the Recording Academy website for more information.

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