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ANNOUNCING: 2018 Roots Music Grammy Nominations

Nov 28, 2017

ANNOUNCING: 2018 Roots Music Grammy Nominations

Best Contemporary Instrumental Album

What If — The Jerry Douglas Band

Spirit —  Alex Han

Mount Royal — Julian Lage & Chris Eldridge

Prototype — Jeff Lorber Fusion

Bad Hombre — Antonio Sanchez

Best American Roots Performance

“Killer Diller Blues” — Alabama Shakes

“Let My Mother Live” — Blind Boys of Alabama

“Arkansas Farmboy ” — Glen Campbell

“Steer Your Way” — Leonard Cohen

“I Never Cared for You” —  Alison Krauss

Best American Roots Song

“Cumberland Gap” — David Rawlings; David Rawlings & Gillian Welch, songwriters

“I Wish You Well” —  The Mavericks; Raul Malo & Alan Miller, songwriters

“If We Were Vampires” — Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit; Jason Isbell, songwriter

“It Ain’t Over Yet” — Rodney Crowell featuring Rosanne Cash & John Paul White; Rodney Crowell, songwriter

“My Only True Friend” — Gregg Allman; Gregg Allman & Scott Sharrard, songwriters

Best Americana Album

Southern Blood — Gregg Allman

Shine on Rainy Day —  Brent Cobb

Beast EpicIron & Wine

The Nashville Sound — Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

Brand New Day — The Mavericks

Best Bluegrass Album

Fiddler’s DreamMichael Cleveland

Laws of Gravity — The Infamous Stringdusters

OriginalBobby Osborne

Universal Favorite — Noam Pikelny

All the Rage: In Concert Volume One [Live] — Rhonda Vincent and the Rage

Best Traditional Blues Album

Migration Blues — Eric Bibb

Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio —  Elvin Bishop’s Big Fun Trio

Roll and Tumble — R.L. Boyce

Sonny & Brownie’s Last Train — Guy Davis & Fabrizio Poggi

Blue & Lonesome — The Rolling Stones

Best Contemporary Blues Album

Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm — Robert Cray & Hi Rhythm

Recorded Live in Lafayette — Sonny Landreth

TajMoTaj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’

Got Soul — Robert Randolph & The Family Band

Live from the Fox Oakland — Tedeschi Trucks Band

Best Folk Album

Mental IllnessAimee Mann

Semper Femina — Laura Marling

The Queen of HeartsOffa Rex

You Don’t Own Me AnymoreThe Secret Sisters

The Laughing Apple — Yusuf / Cat Stevens

Best Regional Roots Music Album

Top of the Mountain — Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers

Ho’okena 3.0 — Ho’okena

Kalenda —  Lost Bayou Ramblers

Miyo Kekisepa, Make a Stand [Live] —  Northern Cree

Pua Kiele — Josh Tatofi

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ANNOUNCING: 2018 Roots Music Grammy Nominations
ANNOUNCING: 2018 Roots Music Grammy Nominations