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Published: 11/28/2017

SESAC Celebrates GRAMMY® Nominations

SESAC congratulates all affiliated artists and songwriters nominated for the 60th Annual GRAMMY® Awards, which will broadcast live on CBS Television, Sunday, January 28, 2017, from the Madison Square Garden in New York City. SESAC affiliates are represented in nominations for a dynamic range of genres including Pop, Country, Latin, Contemporary Christian, and R&B among others.  For a full list of the nominees, visit grammy.com

SESAC nominees are as follows.

Record Of The Year
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
"The Story Of O.J." recorded by JAY-Z

Album Of The Year
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
4:44 recorded by JAY-Z

Song Of The Year
Erika Ender
For her contribution to
"Despacito" recorded by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber

Best Pop Solo Performance
Kesha
"Praying"

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album
Bob Dylan
Triplicate

Best Pop Vocal Album

Kesha
Rainbow

Best Rock Performance

Kaleo
"No Good"

Best Traditional R&B Performance
The Baylor Project
"Laugh And Move On"

Best R&B Song
PJ Morton
"First Began"

Best R&B Album
PJ Morton
Gumbo

Best Country Duo/Group Performance
Lady Antebellum
"You Look Good"

Zac Brown Band
"My Old Man"

Best Country Album
Lady Antebellum
Heartbreak

Best Jazz Vocal Album
The Baylor Project
The Journey

Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Alan Ferber Big Band
Jigsaw

Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song
MercyMe
"Even If"

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album
MercyMe
Lifer

Best American Roots Song
Rosanne Cash
For her contribution to
"It Ain't Over Yet" recorded by Rodney Crowell (featuring Rosanne Cash and John Paul White)

Best Contemporary Blues Album
Sonny Landreth
Recorded Live In Lafayette

Best Arrangement, Instruments and Vocals

Randy Newman
"Putin"



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

Record Of The Year
Erika Ender
For her contribution to
"Despacito" recorded by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber

Album Of The Year
Randy Newman and Alan Parsons
For their contributions to
4:44 recorded by JAY-Z

DJ Dahi
For his contribution to
DAMN. recorded by Kendrick Lamar

Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
Erika Ender
For her contribution to
"Despacito" recorded by Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee Featuring Justin Bieber .

Best Dance/Electronic Album
Amelia Meath
For her contribution to
What Now recorded by Sylvan Esso

Best R&B Performance
DANJA
For his contribution to
"The Weekend" recorded by SZA

Best Urban Contemporary Album
Ro Ransom
For his contribution to
American Teen recorded by Khalid

Best Rap Performance
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
"4:44" recorded by JAY-Z

Best Rap/Sung Performance
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
"Family Feud" recorded by JAY-Z Featuring Beyoncé

Best Rap Song
El-P
For his contribution to
"Chase Me" recorded by Danger Mouse Featuring Run The Jewels & Big Boi

Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
"Sassy" recorded by Rapsody

Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
"The Story of O.J." recorded by JAY-Z

Best Rap Album
Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton
For his contribution to
4:44 recorded by JAY-Z

DJ Dahi
For his contribution to
DAMN. recorded by Kendrick Lamar

Gimel "Young Guru" Keaton and Douglas Martung
For their contributions to
Laila's Wisdom recorded by Rapsody

Best Contemporary Christian Music Album

Jonathan Smith
For his contribution to
Hills and Valleys recorded by Tauren Wells

Best Latin Pop Album
Cheche Alara
For his contributions to
Musas (Un Homenaje Al Folclore Latinoamericano En Manos De Los Macorinos) recorded by Natalia Lafourcade

Nicky Jam, Saga Whiteblack, Rayito
For their contributions to
El Dorado recorded by Shakira

Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Album
Rafa Arcaute and Jeff Trooko
For their contributions to
Residente recorded by Residente

Best Regional Mexican Music Album
Cesar Estrada, Gussy Lau, Eden Munoz, Danilo Avilez
For their contributions to
Ni Diablo Ni Santo recorded by Julión Álvarez Y Su Norteño Banda

Martin Castro
For his contribution to
Ayer Y Hoy recorded by Banda El Recodo De Cruz Lizárraga

Best Americana Album
Andrew Combs
For his contribution to
Shine On Rainy Day recorded by Brent Cobb

 

 
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