It’s been a great year for Texas music and musicians. The Grammy nominations agree, 42 Texas born-or-based acts have received a total of 53
GRAMMY nominations. They are listed below. For a list of all nominees, please visit: http://www.grammy.com/nominees The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences 53rd Annual GRAMMY® Awards For recordings released during the Eligibility Year September 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. Arcade Fire -Album of the Year for The Suburbs -Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals for Ready to Start -Best Alternative Music Album for The Suburbs ARS Lyrica Houston -Best Opera Recording for Hasse: Marc’ Antonio E Cleopatra Devendra Banhart -Best Recording Package for What Will We Be (with Jon Beasley) John Beasley -Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual of Group for Positootly! Beyoncé -Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for Halo(Live) -Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals for Telephone (with Lady GaGa) Ryan Bingham -Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for The Weary Kind with T Bone Burnett Carol Burnett -Best Spoken Word Album for This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection T Bone Burnett -Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for Crazy Heart -Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for The Weary Kind with Ryan Bingham Guy Clark -Best Contemporary Folk Album for Somedays the Song Writes You James Cotton -Best Traditional Blues Album for Giant David Crowder Band -Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album for Church Music Steve Earle -Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media for This City Roky Erickson with Okkervil River -Best Album Notes for True Love Cast Out All Evil Patty Griffin -Best Traditional Gospel Album for Downtown Church El Güero Y Su Banda Centenario -Best Banda Album for Enamórate De Mí Grupo Fantasma -Best Latin Rock, Alternative or Urban Album for El Existential Ty Herndon -Best Southern, Country or Bluegrass Gospel Album for Journey On Buddy Holly -Best Historical Album for Not Fade Away: The Complete Studio Recordings and More Intocable -Best Norteño Album for Classic Israel Houghton -Best Gospel Performance for You Hold My World -Best Pop/Contemporary Gospel Album for Love God, Love People Jewel -Best Female Country Vocal Performance for Satisfied Norah Jones -Best Female Vocal Pop Performance for Chasing Pirates Miranda Lambert -Song of the Year for The House That Built Me -Best Female Country Vocal Performance for The House That Built Me -Best Country Collaboration with Vocals for Bad Angel (with Dierks Bentley and Jamey Johnson) -Best Country Song for The House That Built Me -Best Country Album for Revolution Lecrae -Best Rock or Rap Gospel Album for Rehab Little Joe Y La Familia -Best Tejano Album for Recuerdos Alan Lomax -Best Album Notes for Alan Lomax in Haiti: Recordings for the Library of Congress, 1936-1937 -Best Historical Album for Alan Lomax in Haiti: Recordings for the Library of Congress, 1936-1937 Johnny Mathis -Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for Let It Be Me: Mathis in Nashville Juan P. Moreno -Best Tejano Album for Sabes Bien Willie Nelson -Best Americana Album for Country Music Pinetop Perkins -Best Traditional Blues Album for Joined at the Hip (with Willie ‘Big Eyes’ Smith) Joe Posada -Best Tejano Album for In The Pocket LeAnn Rimes -Best Female Country Vocal Performance for Swingin Poncho Sanchez -Best Latin Jazz Album for Psychedelic Blues Sunny Sauceda Y Todo Eso -Best Tejano Album for Homenaje A Mi Padre Allen Shamblin -Song of the Year for The House That Built Me with Tom Douglas -Best Country Song for The House That Built Me
with Tom Douglas Esperanza Spalding -Best New Artist George Strait -Best Country Song for The Breath You Take Chris Tomlin -Best Gospel Song for Our God Tortilla Factory -Best Tejano Album for Cookin Jimmie Vaughan -Best Traditional Blues Album for Plays Blues Ballads and Favorites Cedric Watson et Bijou Créole -Best Zydeco or Cajun Music Album for Creole Moon: Live At The Blue Moon Saloon Kirk Whalum -Best Pop Instrumental Album for Everything is Everything: The Music of Donny Hathaway -Best Male R&B Vocal Performance for We’re Still Friends (with Musiq Soulchild) -Best Gospel Performance for He’s Just Been That Good (with Lalah Hathaway) -Best Gospel Song for It’s What I Do (with Lalah Hathaway) Joseph Banowetz -Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) for Kletzki: Piano Concerto In D Minor, Op. 22 Sara Hickman – Best Spoken Word Album for Children Healthy Food For Thought: Good Enough To Eat (Hickman contributed two selections) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Casey Monahan, Director Texas Music Office, Governor’s Office (512) 463-6666 email@example.com http://EnjoyTexasMusic.com/ Grammy Nominations
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