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Published: 12/7/2016

SESAC Celebrates GRAMMY Nominations

SESAC congratulates all affiliated artists and songwriters nominated for the 59th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, which will broadcast live on CBS Television, Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. SESAC affiliates are represented in nominations for a dynamic range of genres including Pop, Country, Latin, Contemporary Christian, R&B, and Jazz, among others.  For a full list of the nominees, go grammy.com

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

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

Snarky Puppy
Culcha Vulcha

Best Traditional R&B Performance
Lalah Hathaway
Angel

Best R&B Album

Lalah Hathaway
Lalah Hathaway Live

Mya
Smoove Jones

Best Jazz Vocal Album
René Marie
Sound Of Red

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Ted Nash Big Band
Presidential Suite: Eight Variations On Freedom

Best Gospel Performance/Song

Shirley Caesar
"It's Alright, It's OK"

Travis Greene
"Made A Way [Live]"

Hezekiah Walker
"Better"

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song

Lauren Daigle
Michael Farren
Paul Mabury
"Trust In You" recorded by Lauren Daigle

Seth Mosley
Tedd Tjornhom
"Priceless" recorded by For King & Country

Hillary Scott
"Thy Will" recorded by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Jonathan Smith
"Chain Breaker" recorded by Zach Williams

Best Gospel Album
Shirley Caesar
Fill This House

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Hillary Scott & The Scott Family
Love Remains

Best Latin Pop Album:

Gaby Moreno
Ilusión

Best Tropical Latin Album

Fonseca
Conexión

Best American Roots Performance
The Avett Brothers
"Ain't No Man"

Best Americana Album
The Avett Brothers
True Sadness

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
George Clinton
Straight Outta Compton (Various Artists)

Best Song Written For Visual Media
Oscar Holter
"Just Like Fire" recorded by P!nk (Track from Alice Through The Looking Glass)

Best Instrumental Composition
Ted Nash
"Spoken At Midnight"

Best Arrangement, Instrumental or A Cappella
Ted Nash
"We Three Kings" (Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra With Wynton Marsalis)



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

Album Of The Year
Henry Allen
For his contribution to
Lemonade recorded by Beyoncé

James Abrahart
For his contribution to
Purpose recorded by Justin Bieber

Dacoury Natche
Bryan Michael Cox
For their contribution to
Views recorded by Drake

Best Pop Vocal Album
James Abrahart
For his contribution to
Purpose recorded by Justin Bieber

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Henry Allen
For his contribution to
Lemonade recorded by Beyoncé

Ivan Jackson
For his contribution to
Malibu recorded by Anderson .Paak

Best Rap Performance
Ivan Jackson
For his contribution to
"No Problem" recorded by Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz

Best Rap/Sung Performance
Swizz Beatz
For his contribution to
"Ultralight Beam" recorded by Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

Swizz Beatz
For his contribution to
"Famous" recorded by Kanye West Featuring Rihanna

Best Rap Song
Swizz Beatz
For his contribution to
"Famous" recorded by Kanye West Featuring Rihanna

Swizz Beatz
For his contribution to
"Ultralight Beam" recorded by Kanye West Featuring Chance The Rapper, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin & The-Dream

Ivan Jackson
For his contribution to
"No Problem" recorded by Chance The Rapper Featuring Lil Wayne & 2 Chainz

Best Rap Album
Ivan Jackson
For his contribution to
Coloring Book recorded by Chance The Rapper

Dacoury Natche
Bryan Michael Cox
For their contribution to
Views recorded by Drake

Swizz Beatz
For his contribution to
Blank Face LP recorded by ScHoolboy Q

Marcus Byrd
Swizz Beatz
For their contribution to
The Life of Pablo recorded by Kanye West    

Best R&B Album
James Edward Smith
For his contribution to
Smoove Jones recorded by Mýa

Best Dance/Electronic Album
George Clinton
For his contribution to
Louie Vega Starring...XXVIII recorded by Louie Vega

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Josh Hoge
For his contribution to
"Think Of You" recorded by Chris Young With Cassadee Pope

Best Country Album

Bruce Burch
For his contribution to
Full Circle recorded by Loretta Lynn

James Abrahart
For his contribution to
Ripcord recorded by Keith Urban

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
Justin Ebach
Jeff Pardo
Dottie Rambo
Jordan Feliz
For their contribution to
Love Remains recorded by Hillary Scott & The Scott Family

Best Latin Pop Album
Rafa Arcaute
For his contribution to
Buena Vida recorded by Diego Torres

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Paul “Echo” Irizarry
Scoop Deville
For their contribution to
Los Rakas recorded by Los Rakas

Best Regional Mexican Music Album (Including Tejano)
Luciano Luna
Tony Nieto
For their contribution to
Generación Maquinaria Est. 2006 recorded by La Maquinaria Norteña

Best Remixed Recording
Shinya Mizoguchi
For his contribution to
"Heavy Star Movin' (staRo Remix)"

Best Compilation Soundtrack For Visual Media
Jacob Luttrell
Andrew Swanson
For his contribution to
Suicide Squad (Various Artists)
"Gangsta" recorded by Keilani






 
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