Congratulations to Sony Music’s GRAMMY Nominees


By K Ashwin  Mobile: 09920183006

Sony Music Entertainment artists representing virtually every genre of music from across the company’s labels and divisions received numerous GRAMMY nominations from the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (NARAS) this morning.


Among Sony Music’s nominees, Khalid and SZA were recognized in multiple categories including Best New Artist. Other artists receiving nods included Arcade Fire, Bob Dylan, Foo Fighters, Kesha, LCD Soundsystem, Le’Andria, Leonard Cohen, Miranda Lambert, P!nk, Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Shakira, Tauren Wells and Tyler, The Creator.  A complete list of nominees is below.


The 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.


Congratulations to the following Sony Music nominees:


4. Best New Artist:

• Khalid



5. Best Pop Solo Performance:

• “Praying” — Kesha

• “What About Us” — P!nk


6. Best Pop Duo/Group Performance:

• “Something Just Like This” ­— The Chainsmokers & Coldplay


7. Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album

• Triplicate – Bob Dylan

• Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 – (Various Artists); Dae Bennett, Producer


8. Best Pop Vocal Album

• Rainbow – Kesha


9. Best Dance Recording

• “Tonite” – LCD Soundsystem

James Murphy, producer; James Murphy, mixer

Track from: American Dream


12. Best Rock Performance:

• “You Want It Darker” – Leonard Cohen

• “Run” – Foo Fighters

14. Best Rock Song

• “Run” – Foo Fighters, songwriters (Foo Fighters)


16. Best Alternative Music Album

• Everything Now – Arcade Fire

• American Dream – LCD Soundsystem


17. Best R&B Performance

• “The Weekend” – SZA


18. Best Traditional R&B Performance

• “What I’m Feelin’ ” – Anthony Hamilton Featuring The Hamiltones

• “Still” – Mali Music


19. Best R&B Song

• “Location” – Alfredo Gonzalez, Olatunji Ige, Samuel David Jiminez, Christopher McClenney, Khalid Robinson & Joshua Scruggs, songwriters (Khalid)

• “Supermodel” – Tyran Donaldson, Terrence Henderson, Greg Landfair Jr., Solana Rowe & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (SZA)


20. Best Urban Contemporary Album:

• American Teen – Khalid

• Ctrl – SZA


23. Best Rap/Sung Performance

• “Crew” – Goldlink Featuring Brent Faiyaz & Shy Glizzy

• “Love Galore” – SZA Featuring Travis Scott


24. Best Rap Song

• “Chase Me” — Judah Bauer, Brian Burton, Hector Delgado, Jaime Meline, Antwan Patton, Michael Render, Russell Simins & Jon Spencer, songwriters (Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi)

Track from: Baby Driver (Music From The Motion Picture)


25. Best Rap Album

• Flower Boy – Tyler, The Creator


26. Best Country Solo Performance

• “Tin Man” – Miranda Lambert

Track from: The Weight Of These Wings

• “I Could Use A Love Song” – Maren Morris

Track from: Hero


28. Best Country Song

• “Tin Man” – Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert & Jon Randall, songwriters (Miranda Lambert)

Track from: The Weight Of These Wings


29. Best Country Album

• Cosmic Hallelujah – Kenny Chesney


36. Best Gospel Performance/Song

• “Better Days” – Le’Andria

• “My Life” – The Walls Group; Warryn Campbell, Eric Dawkins, Damien Farmer, Damon Thomas, Ahjah Walls & Darrel Walls, songwriters


37. Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

• “Oh My Soul” – Casting Crowns; Mark Hall & Bernie Herms, songwriters

• Hills And Valleys – Tauren Wells; Chuck Butler, Jonathan Smith & Tauren Wells, songwriters

• “Even If” – MercyMe; David Garcia, Ben Glover, Crystal Lewis, MercyMe & Tim Timmons, songwriters


38. Best Gospel Album

• Crossover: Live From Music City – Travis Greene

• Bigger Than Me – Le’Andria

• Close – Marvin Sapp


39. Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

• Echoes (Deluxe Edition) – Matt Maher

• Hills And Valleys – Tauren Wells

• Chain Breaker– Zach Williams


41. Best Latin Pop Album:

• Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos) – Natalia Lafourcade

• El Dorado – Shakira


42. Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album

• Ayo – Bomba Estéreo

• Residente – Residente


43. Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)

• Momentos – Alex Campos


44. Best Tropical Latin Album

• Gente Valiente – Silvestre Dangond

• Indestructible – Diego El Cigala


45. Best American Roots Performance

• “Killer Diller Blues” – Alabama Shakes; Alabama Shakes

Track from: The American Epic Sessions (Deluxe)

• Steer Your Way – Leonard Cohen; Leonard Cohen

Track from: You Want It Darker


50. Best Contemporary Blues Album

• Got Soul – Robert Randolph & The Family Band


54. Best World Music Album

• Memoria De Los Sentidos – Vicente Amigo


56. Best Spoken Word Album (Includes Poetry, Audio Books & Storytelling)

• Born To Run – Bruce Springsteen


58. Best Musical Theater Album

• Hello, Dolly! – Bette Midler, principal soloist; Steven Epstein, producer (Jerry Herman, composer & lyricist) (New Broadway Cast Recording)


59. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

• Baby Driver – (Various Artists)

• Hidden Figures: The Album (Various Artists)


60. Best Score Soundtrack For Visual Media

• Hidden Figures – Benjamin Wallfisch, Pharrell Williams & Hans Zimmer, composers


61. Best Song Written For Visual Media

• “Never Give Up” – Sia Furler & Greg Kurstin, songwriters (Sia)

Track from: Lion


63. Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
• “Escapades For Alto Saxophone And Orchestra From Catch Me If You Can” – John Williams, arranger (John Williams)


68. Best Historical Album

• The Goldberg Variations – The Complete Unreleased Recording Sessions June 1955

Robert Russ, compilation producer; Matthias Erb, Martin Kistner & Andreas K. Meyer, mastering engineers (Glenn Gould)

• Leonard Bernstein – The Composer

Robert Russ, compilation producer; Martin Kistner & Andreas K. Meyer, mastering engineers (Leonard Bernstein)


69. Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical

• Is This The Life We Really Want? – Nigel Godrich, Sam Petts-Davies & Darrell Thorp, engineers; Bob Ludwig, mastering engineer (Roger Waters)


70. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

• Calvin Harris

• Don’t Quit (DJ Khaled & Calvin Harris Featuring Travis Scott & Jeremih) (T)

• Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (Calvin Harris Featuring Various Artists) (A)


74. Producer Of The Year, Classical

• David Frost

• Verdi: Otello (Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Günther Groissböck, Željko Lučić, Dimitri Pittas, Aleksandrs Antonenko, Sonya Yoncheva, The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus)


83. Best Music Video

• “Makeba” – Jain

Lionel Hirle & Gregory Ohrel, video directors; Yodelice, video producer






2. Album Of The Year

• Melodrama – Lorde (Jack Antonoff & Lorde, producers; Serban Ghenea, John Hanes & Laura Sisk, engineers/mixers; Jack Antonoff & Ella Yelich-O’Connor, songwriters; Randy Merrill, mastering engineer)


3. Song Of The Year

• “Issues” – Benny Blanco, Mikkel Storleer Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Julia Michaels & Justin Drew Tranter, songwriters (Julia Michaels)

• “1-800-273-8255” – Alessia Caracciolo, Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, Arjun Ivatury, Khalid Robinson & Drew Taggart) songwriters; (Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid)


19. Best R&B Song

• “Supermodel” –  Tyran Donaldson, Terrence Henderson, Greg Landfair Jr., Solana Rowe & Pharrell Williams, songwriters (SZA)

Track from: Ctrl


23. Best Rap/Sung Performance

• “Family Feud” – JAY-Z Featuring Beyoncé

Track from: 4:44

• “Love Galore” – SZA Featuring Travis Scott

Track from: Ctrl


26. Best Country Solo Performance

• “I Could Use A Love Song” – Maren Morris

Track from: Hero


41. Best Latin Pop Album:

• El Dorado – Shakira


59. Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media

• Hidden Figures: The Album (Various Artists including Alicia Keys)


61. Best Song Written For Visual Media:

• “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever” (Fifty Shades Darker) – Jack Antonoff, Sam Dew & Taylor Swift, songwriters (ZAYN & Taylor Swift), Track from Fifty Shades Darker


70. Producer Of The Year, Non-Classical

• Calvin Harris

• Don’t Quit (DJ Khaled & Calvin Harris Featuring Travis Scott & Jeremih) (T)

• Funk Wav Bounces Vol. 1 (Calvin Harris Featuring Various Artists including Khalid) (A)


• Greg Kurstin

• Concrete And Gold (Foo Fighters) (A)

• Dusk Till Dawn (ZAYN Featuring Sia) (S)

• Strangers (Halsey Featuring Lauren Jauregui) (T)


• Blake Mills

• Darkness And Light (John Legend) (A)

• God Only Knows (John Legend & Cynthia Erivo Featuring yMusic) (S)


• The Stereotypes

• Deliver (Fifth Harmony) (T)

• Sunshine (Kyle Featuring Miguel) (S)


71. Best Remixed Recording

• “You Move” (Latroit Remix)

Dennis White, remixer (Depeche Mode)


83. Best Music Video

• “1-800-273-8255” – Logic Featuring Alessia Cara & Khalid

Andy Hines, video director; Andrew Lerios, video producer

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