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Presented by the Recording Academy since 1958, the GRAMMYs are a celebration of excellence, the music community’s highest honor, and its only peer-based award.
These are the 2021 GRAMMY nominees in our favorite categories of American Roots Music
The Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates performers who have made outstanding contributions of artistic significance to the field of recording, while the Trustees Award honors contributions in areas other than performance.
Nominees in the Best Music Video category include the very soulful Leon Bridges for his “River” video.
His early performances are the stuff of myth and legend, and just dropping a needle on one of his exceptional albums will ignite the passions gathered in any given space.
“…there will now be two categories replacing the former Best Blues Album: Best Traditional Blues Album and Best Contemporary Blues Album.”
Kokomo Arnold’s birth, Find out something new about the celebrated Chicago blues genius Magic Sam, and much more!
Heavy Metal Band Metallica Announces New Blues Project; "Ride The Smokestack Lightning"
Band announces development of their tenth studio album consisting of twelve tracks; a mix of originals and covers of traditional blues songs.
Many blues fans are familiar with the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ decision this year to remove several categories, including one of only two blues Grammy categories.
Recent Grammy nominee and New Orleans native Troy Andrews, better known as Trombone Shorty, has been exploding in popularity. His album Backatown is a rockin’, funky, horn-heavy good time.