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Published: 12/10/2015

SESAC Celebrates GRAMMY Nominations

SESAC congratulates all affiliated artists and songwriters nominated for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards which will broadcast live February 15, 2016 from Staples Center in Los Angeles. SESAC affiliates are represented in nominations for a wide-ranging number of nominations in various categories including nods in Pop, Country, Rap, Gospel and Jazz genres among many others.  For a list of all the nominees, go toww.grammys.com">grammys.com.

A list of SESAC nominees are as follows. More to be announced:

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Bob Dylan
Shadows in the Night

Best Rock Performance
Wolf Alice
"Moaning Lisa Smile"

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Robert Glasper
Covered: The Robert Glasper Trio Recorded Live at Capitol Studios

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Disclosure (Howard Lawrence and Guy Lawrence)
Caracal

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Lauren Daigle
How Can It Be

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Snarky Puppy & Metropole Orkest
Sylva

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Lalah Hathaway
“Little Ghetto Boy”

Best Country Song
Hayes Carll
“Chances Are” recorded by Lee Ann Womack

Best Bluegrass Album

The Steeldrivers
The Muscle Shoals Recordings

Best Children's Album
Molly Ledford & Billy Kelly
Trees

Best Historical Album

Bob Dylan and the Band - The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11
Bob Dylan, Marcus Mumford


Congratulations to all SESAC affiliates who contributed to GRAMMY-nominated projects:

Album of the Year
George Clinton
Lalah Hathaway
For their contribution to
To Pimp a Butterfly recorded by Kendrick Lamar

Jerry Salley
For his contribution to
Traveller recorded by Chris Stapleton

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
PJ Morton
For his contribution to
“Sugar” recorded by Maroon 5

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Jameel Kirk Bruner
For his contribution to
Ego Death recorded by The Internet

Best Rap Album
Darius Joseph Barner
For his contribution to
2014 Forest Hills Drive recorded by J. Cole

Roosevelt Harrell III a.k.a. "Bink"
Dontae Winslow
Bernard Edwards a.k.a. "Focus"
Dacoury Natche a.k.a "DJ Dahi"
For their contribution to
Compton recorded by Dr. Dre

Lalah Hathaway
George Clinton
For their contribution to
To Pimp a Butterfly recorded by Kendrick Lamar

Best R&B Album
Ayanna Howard
For her contribution to
Forever Charlie recorded by Charlie Wilson

Best Country Album
Jamie Floyd
For her contribution to
The Blade recorded by Ashley Monroe

Jerry Salley
For his contribution to
Traveller recorded by Chris Stapleton

Best Jazz Instrumental Album
PJ Morton
For his contribution to
My Favorite Things recorded by Terence Blanchard feat. The E-Collective, Breathless

Best Gospel Album
VaShawn Mitchell
Ernest Vaughan Jr.
Bishop Paul S. Morton
Jamie Grace
For their contribution to
One Place Live recorded by Tasha Cobbs

PJ Morton
For his contribution to
Life Music: Stage Two recorded by Jonathan McReynolds

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Jason Ingram
Paul Mabury
Justin Ebach
For their contribution to
How Can It Be recorded by Lauren Daigle

David Leonard
Jason Ingram
Thad Cockrell
For their contribution to
Saints and Sinners recorded by Matt Maher

Jon White
Cole Walowac
Cary Barlowe
Bryan Fowler
Bart Millard
For their contribution to
This Is Not a Test recorded by tobymac

Matt Armstrong
For his contribution to
Love Ran Red recorded by Chris Tomlin

Best Latin Pop Album
Antonio Rayo Gibo
For his contribution to
A Quien Quiera Escuchar (Deluxe Edition) recorded by Ricky Martin

Best Americana Album

Seth Avett
Scott Avett
For their contribution to
The Firewatcher’s Daughter recorded by Brandi Carlile

Best Dance/Electronic Album
James Napier
For his contribution to
Caracal recorded by Disclosure

Best Rap/Sung Collaboration
Charli XCX
For her contribution to
“Classic Man” recorded by Jidenna feat. Roman GianArthur

Best Country Solo Performance
Hayes Carll
For his contribution to
“Chances Are” recorded by Lee Ann Womack

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
Jason Ingram
For his contribution to
“Because He Lives (Amen)” recorded by Matt Maher

Cary Barlowe
For his contribution to
“Feel It” recorded by tobymac feat. Mr. Talkbox

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
Luciano Luna
Miguel Ángel Romero
Freddy Osuna
Arturo Valdez Osuna
For their contribution to
Mi Vicio Mas Grande recorded by Banda El Recodo De Don Cruz Lizarraga

Cuauhtemoc Mexueiro
For his contribution to
Realidades recorded by Los Tigres Del Norte

Best Tropical Latin Album
Jose Alfonso Quiñones
For his contribution to
Presente Continuo recorded by Guaco

Best Bluegrass Album
Aaron Wilburn
For his contribution to
In Session recorded by Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver

Jerry Salley
For his contribution to
The Muscle Shoals Recordings recorded by The Steeldrivers

Best Historical Album
Geri Allen
For her contribution to
The Complete Concert By The Sea recorded by Erroll Garner






 
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