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Well the results are in for the 56th GRAMMY Awards® nominations for the upcoming show that will air on CBS, Sunday, January 26. Philadelphia continues to groom its artists and the producers, engineers and writers that work behind the scenes to bring you great music.
It’s no surprise that some Philadelphia area names were among those being recognized for their achievements in music this year. The city is continuing to build a legacy of honest, soul-filled music that captures the hearts of the country.
Congrats to those listed as well as all those who have made outstanding contributions to music all year long! Take a look at the list below:
Nominees from the Philadelphia Area
Pink – Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance
William Michael Coleman (Mike Zombie) - Best Rap Song
Darhyl Camper* – Best R&B Song
Christian McBride Trio – Best Jazz Instrumental Album
Randy Brecker – Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album
Tye Tribbett* – Best Gospel /Contemporary Christian Music Performance, Best Gospel Song, Best Gospel Album
Associated with GRAMMY-Nominated projects
Jon Low* – The National/Trouble Will Find Me
Ropeadope Records – Snarky Puppy/Family Dinner Volume One
Ivan Barias*, Carvin Haggins*, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver* – TGT/Three Kings
Ivan Barias*, Carvin Haggins*, Johnnie Smurf Smith, Kristal “Tytewriter” Oliver* – Chrisette Michele/Better
*Members of The Recording Academy® Philadelphia Chapter
Watch our video from last year's GRAMMY Week below.
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