17 February, 2017

CONCORD MUSIC GROUP WINS SIX GRAMMYS AT THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS

Los Angeles, CA – Concord Music Group, the world’s leading independent music company, picked up six GRAMMYs tonight at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony held at Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles. The wins come from group’s impressive list of 18 GRAMMY nominations representing multiple genres from across the labels’ diverse roster. Concord Music Group family of labels includes Bicycle, Concord, Concord Jazz, Fantasy, Fearless, Kidz Bop, Loma Vista, Razor & Tie, Rounder, Stax, Sugar Hill and Vanguard.

Concord Music Group artists recognized this year includes: William Bell for This is Where I Live, Sarah Jarosz for Undercurrent and "House of Mercy”, Vince Gill (The Time Jumpers) for "Kid Sister”, O’Connor Band With Mark O’Connor for Coming Home, and Bobby Rush for Porcupine Meat. In addition, the GRAMMY Awards broadcast this year features Stax legend and first time Grammy nominee William Bell performing a scintillating version of Bell’s classic "Born Under A Bad Sign” with Gary Clark Jr.

"We’re privileged to work with such an extraordinary group of talented artists and are delighted they have received this well deserved recognition,” stated Concord Bicycle Music CEO, Scott Pascucci. "I couldn’t be prouder of Concord’s stellar roster and dedicated, creative staff, surely among the music industry’s best.”

Below is the complete list of Concord Music Group GRAMMY winners:

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

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

Best Traditional Blues Album
Porcupine Meat
Bobby Rush
Label: Rounder 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 Americana Album
This Is Where I Live
William Bell
Label: Stax

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