06 December, 2016

CONCORD MUSIC GROUP SCORES 18 GRAMMY NOMINATIONS

Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music Group, one of the largest independent recorded music and publishing companies in the world collected a total of 18 GRAMMY Award nominations, as announced today by the Recording Academy in anticipation of the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards set for Sunday, February 12th, 2017.

 The diverse set of nominations epitomizes Concord’s deep commitment to artistry across an array of categories including rock, alternative, blues, folk, R&B, Bluegrass, Americana and jazz.  The company’s celebrated family of labels includes Bicycle, Concord, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Fearless, Kidz Bop, Loma Vista, Razor & Tie, Rounder, Stax, Sugar Hill and Vanguard.

Below is the complete list of nominations for the Concord Music Group:

Best Alternative Music Album
Post Pop Depression
Iggy Pop
Label: Loma Vista Recordings

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Give It Back To You
The Record Company
Label: Concord Records

Best Folk Album
Undercurrent
Sarah Jarosz
Label: Sugar Hill Records

Best American Roots Performance
House Of Mercy
Sarah Jarosz
Track from: Undercurrent
Label: Sugar Hill Records

Best Traditional R&B Performance
The Three Of Me
William Bell
Track from: This Is Where I Live
Label: Stax Records

Best Americana Album
This Is Where I Live
William Bell
Label: Stax

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Are You Serious
Tchad Blake & David Boucher, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Andrew Bird)
Label: Loma Vista Recordings

Best Traditional Blues Album
Porcupine Meat
Bobby Rush
Label: Rounder Records

Best American Roots Song
Kid Sister
Vince Gill, songwriter (The Time Jumpers)
Track from: Kid Sister
Label: Rounder Records

Best Bluegrass Album
Original Traditional
Blue Highway
Label: Rounder Records

Best Bluegrass Album
Coming Home
O'Connor Band With Mark O'Connor
Label: Rounder Records

Best Folk Album
Weighted Mind
Sierra Hull
Label: Rounder Records

Best Americana Album
Kid Sister
The Time Jumpers
Label: Rounder Records

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Good "Swing" Wenceslas
Sammy Nestico, arranger (The Count Basie Orchestra)
Track from: A Very Swingin' Basie Christmas!
Label: Concord Jazz

Best Arrangement, Instrument and Vocals
I'm A Fool To Want You
Alan Broadbent, arranger (Kristin Chenoweth)
Track from: The Art Of Elegance
Label: Concord Records

Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical
Undercurrent
Shani Gandhi & Gary Paczosa, engineers; Paul Blakemore, mastering engineer (Sarah Jarosz)
Label: Sugar Hill Records

Best Remixed Recording
Only (Kaskade x Lipless Remix)
Ryan Raddon, remixer (Ry X)
Label: Loma Vista Recordings

Best Boxed or Special Limited Edition Package
Tug Of War (Deluxe Edition)
Simon Earith & James Musgrave, art directors (Paul McCartney)
Label: Concord Records