American Roots Grammy Nominations Announced
The 2014 Grammy nominees have been announced, and we're pleased to see all of the wonderful artists nominated for American Roots music awards. From blues to bluegrass, Americana to Indigenous American folk, this is a talented bunch of acoustic musicians.
The video above shows a great performance and interview of one of the nominees (and one of 2013's most impressive newcomers), the Milk Carton Kids.
The nominees are as follows:
Best American Roots Song
"Build Me Up from Bones" – Sarah Jarosz, songwriter (Sarah Jarosz)
"Invisible" – Steve Earle, songwriter (Steve Earle & The Dukes & Duchesses)
"Keep Your Dirty Lights On" – Tim O'Brien & Darrell Scott, songwriters (Tim O'Brien And Darrell Scott)
"Love Has Come for You" – Edie Brickell & Steve Martin, songwriters (Steve Martin & Edie Brickell)
"Shrimp Po-Boy, Dressed" – Allen Toussaint, songwriter (Allen Toussaint)
Best Americana Album
Old Yellow Moon – Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell
Love Has Come for You – Steve Martin & Edie Brickell
Buddy and Jim – Buddy Miller And Jim Lauderdale
One True Vine – Mavis Staples
Songbook – Allen Toussaint
Best Bluegrass Album
It's Just a Road – The Boxcars
Brothers Of The Highway – Dailey & Vincent
This World Oft Can Be – Della Mae
Three Chords And The Truth – James King
The Streets Of Baltimore – Del McCoury Band
BEST BLUES ALBUM
Remembering Little Walter – Billy Boy Arnold, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Hummel, Sugar Ray Norcia & James Harman
Cotton Mouth Man – James Cotton
Get Up! – Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite
Seesaw – Beth Hart & Joe Bonamassa
Down In Louisiana – Bobby Rush
Best Folk Album
My Favorite Picture Of You – Guy Clark
Sweetheart Of The Sun – The Greencards
Build Me Up From Bones – Sarah Jarosz
The Ash & Clay – The Milk Carton Kids
They All Played For Us: Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration – Various Artists
BEST REGIONAL ROOTS MUSIC ALBUM
The Life & Times Of...The Hot 8 Brass Band – Hot 8 Brass Band
Hula Ku'i – Kahulanui
Le Fou – Zachary Richard
Dockside Sessions – Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Apache Blessing & Crown Dance Songs – Joe Tohonnie Jr.
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